Al-Raya Newspaper: Prominent Headlines of Issue 207
The leader of the IRPT party, Mukhiddin Kabiri, once again confirmed that their party adheres to the ideas of secularism: he believes that Tajikistan should be a secular state, that is, religion should be separated from life and the state, he said in an interview with journalist Anna Tseslevskaya for the IA Fergana.ru “What should be the future of Tajikistan?
Somalia for almost three decades was not eligible for World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) funds because it owes the bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over $800m as part of a $5.5bn debt most of it interest and penalties owed to multilateral and bilateral creditors incurred in the 1980s.
“People react to fear, not love. They don’t teach that at school, but it’s true” said former US president Richard Nixon, and his words describe the mood of the current US mid-term elections, which, on the 6th of November, will decide which party will control the House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as many state government positions.
In the last two years, some changes have been observed in the countries of Central Asia in the internal policy of tyrannical regimes - somewhere the changes are point-like, and somewhere very real reforms have been announced. This phenomenon attracts attention primarily due to the fact that the easing and reforms do not fit in any way with the policies that the regimes of the region have been carrying out during the last 20 years.