"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
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