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State of emergency in Kazakhstan’s protest-hit Mangistau, Almaty; cabinet resignation accepted

State of emergency in Kazakhstan’s protest-hit Mangistau, Almaty; cabinet resignation accepted

NUR-SULTAN: Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed decrees imposing a two-week state of emergency in the Central Asian nation’s biggest city Almaty and in the western Mangistau province where protests over rising fuel prices that began on Sunday turned violent. “Due to the escalation of situation, the Head of State signed the decrees on imposing the […]

Yearender: Top events in Kyrgyzstan in 2021

Yearender: Top events in Kyrgyzstan in 2021

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: 2021 has started in Kyrgyzstan with elections and ended with elections. In general, 2021 was rich in elections and political events. The country continued to fight with novel coronavirus and at last the economic activity started to be restored. The early presidential elections and a referendum The early presidential elections were […]

Last working Sunday for federal government as UAE switches weekends

Last working Sunday for federal government as UAE switches weekends

Abu Dhabi (WAM) DUBAI: Today is the last working Sunday for federal government entities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the country switches from the Sunday-Thursday working week to the Monday-Friday on January 1. Under the new system, Monday to Thursday workdays will start at 7:30 am and end at 3:30 pm, while Friday […]

With sights set on the future, Kyrgyzstan to switch to full paperless government

With sights set on the future, Kyrgyzstan to switch to full paperless government

Zhaparov chairing a meeting (Kabar) BISHKEK: In the latest stage in Kyrgyzstan’s journey to digitize life in all its aspects, President Sadyr Zhaparov has given the cabinet six months to be ready to transit to a paperless government. Chairing the cabinet session devoted to discussing the country’s results in 2021, Zhaparov called for accelerating the […]

Visiting Expo 2020 Dubai: The flamboyant charm of connecting cultures, minds

Visiting Expo 2020 Dubai: The flamboyant charm of connecting cultures, minds

By Habib Toumi DUBAI: Wading through the large avenues and alleys in the huge Dubai EXPO 2020, I can sense the excitement and enthusiasm among the thousands of people coming from around the world for a unique experience of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.” It is the United Nations in motion and the togetherness of […]

Morgana Mirage becomes real in Arabian Nights, World Poets Anthology

Morgana Mirage becomes real in Arabian Nights, World Poets Anthology

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Asia Journalists Association President CAIRO: In one of Arabian Night’s tales, entitled “The Forty Thieves”, there were two brothers; Cassem and Ali Baba. They lived in a town in Persia. Cassim was married to a rich wife and lived in plenty, while Ali Baba had to maintain his wife and children by […]

Kyrgyzstan detains ‘foreign suspect’ in 2017 Istanbul nightclub attack

Kyrgyzstan detains ‘foreign suspect’ in 2017 Istanbul nightclub attack

  BISHKEK: A foreigner has been detained in the Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist attack in a nightclub in Istanbul in 2017. The press service of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan said that as part of ongoing counter-terrorism measures, special services detained a citizen of a foreign […]

War: Industry of poverty and hunger out of nothing!! – Part I

War: Industry of poverty and hunger out of nothing!! – Part I

By Dr. Hassan Humeida KIEL, GERMANY: One of the indicators of the backwardness of peoples in modern times is the outbreak of war instead of peace. War is defined in international law in simple way as the phenomenon of organized collective violence that negatively affects either the relationships between two or more societies or the balance […]

Kyrgyzstan completes voting in parliamentary elections

Kyrgyzstan completes voting in parliamentary elections

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: The parliamentary elections have ended in Kyrgyzstan with the victory of six political parties. For the first time, 90 candidates were elected to the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan through a mixed electoral system with 54 of them according to a proportional system from political parties, and 36 others from single-mandate constituencies on […]

Pre-school education in Uzbekistan

Pre-school education in Uzbekistan

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev Editor-in-Chief, Vodiymedia.uz TASHKENT: “In the next 4-5 years, we set a goal to cover all kindergarten age children with the system of pre-school education. It is our duty to women, children of our country, moreover, our sacred task for the sake of the future, and we will definitely fulfill it” – this […]

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