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MTG: Journeying from London to Mongolia

Having conquered Europe, USA, Asia and Australasia, Max gives us an insight into his 8-week  journey by car from London to Mongolia…yes, Mongolia!

Tell us a bit about your academic and professional background… 679 more words

Mind The Gap

In First Vote Since Autocrat’s Death, Uzbekistan’s New President Inherits Looming Economic Crisis

For the first time in 25 years, Uzbekistan has a new president, after Shavkat Mirziyoyev, a former prime minister, won an overwhelming victory with 88.6 percent of the vote held on Sunday. 704 more words

The Cable

Weekly Tashkent Taxi Update

In a hurry, catching a ride to an event. My driver ended up being an elderly Uzbek man. Very talkative, after stopping his car to let a group of women cross the street, he started to talk about his love and respect for all women. 143 more words

Tashkent

The Story Of Samarkand Court

The city of Samarkand(Present day Uzbekistan) was attacked and conquered surprisingly by Qutayba bin Muslim without providing the enemy the option to Accept Islam, Paying of Jizya or War. 275 more words

History

Stranded

Once the world’s fourth largest lake, irrigation and overfishing in Kazakhstan / Uzbekistan has stranded these abandoned fishing vessels.

Geography

Christian Convert from Islam Released Early from His 10-year Sentence

Christian Convert from Islam Released Early from His 10-year Sentence

ICC Note: 

In Uzbekistan, an already very hostile place for religious freedom, Tohar Haydarov, a Christian convert, has been released early from his 10-year sentence. 267 more words

Prayer Uproar