Central Asia
Desertification in Central Asia Desertification is rising in Central Asia: study

The study also found that mountain regions have also become hotter and wetter, which may cause the withdrawal of some major glaciers

Hunger stalks Central Asia as the Ukraine War unfolds

Faced with an increase in food prices, Central Asian republics are exploring new options to combat hunger and decrease reliance on imports

Conflict between Russia and Ukraine may lead to global wheat shortage

The two countries export about 30% of wheat, 19% of corn, and 80% of sunflower oil consumed globally

Guinean military detains president and dissolves government in coup and other stories

Today we look at the coup staged by the military in Guinea, the escape of 6 Palestinians from the Gilboa prison in Israel, and more

Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today’s context