""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
A Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport killing at least 16 people.
Kyrgyzstan has voted overwhelmingly in favour of constitutional changes boosting the power of the prime minister.
Do you want to discover what a nomadic lifestyle is really like?
Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.
Athletes from 40 countries have gathered for the World Nomad Games in Kyrgzstan to compete in 23 different sports, including horse racing, archery, Er enish (horseback wrestling), Jereed (equestrian j
Athletes from 40 countries come together from September 3 – 8 to compete in 23 types of traditional sports at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan
China’s embassy in Kyrgyzstan was attacked on Tuesday by a suspected suicide bomber whose car rammed the gates of the compound and then exploded, according to…
Kyrgyzstan has cancelled a cooperation agreement with the United States after the US awarded a human rights prize to Azimzhan Askarov, an activist
Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev has been on an extended tour of Europe meeting major European Union leaders. He plans to go to Moscow soon to
In another step in the exit from Afghanistan, the US has handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Kyrgyzstan.
Fifty couples took part in a colourful mass wedding ceremony in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek. The couples were selected by the Kyrgyz Ministry of
Authorities in Kyrgyzstan fear an outbreak of bubonic plague after a 15-year-old died last Thursday from the disease.
It is still unclear how the
Kyrgyzstan has reaffirmed plans to close the US air base that supports military operations in nearby Afghanistan.
The United States pays 46 million
There have been violent protests in Kyrgyzstan over the government’s refusal to nationalise a gold-mining venture with a Canadian company.
More than 1,300 prisoners are said to have sewn their lips together with nearly 7,000 on hunger strike. Shock images of the protest have come from
He is seen as the flag-bearer of reforms in Kyrgyzstan. And now Almazbek Atambayev, prime minister of the strategically-important ex-Soviet republic
The party of Kyrgyzstan’s Moscow-backed prime minister claim he has won the country’s presidential election.
Almazbek Atambayev had been a
Kyrgyzstan is going to the polls to vote for a new president.
The election is the result of reforms put in place after a bloody uprising toppled
Politics are popular in Kyrgyzstan where 83 people have tried to register to run for president.
Election officials now have to see who of those
For people living in the remote valleys of Kyrgyzstan’s mountain region, producing the traditional drink of fermented mare’s milk, ‘Kumis’, is often