Close sidebar
NEWS / Asia

Kyrgyzstan's untapped coal potential

Poor transportation infrastructure spurs one miner to build his own road to move the vital mineral to local markets.

Kyrgyzstan has enough coal to power the Central Asian country for centuries, but with a lack of roads it has struggled to get the vital mineral from the mines to the markets.

But one miner is trying to change that by building the roads himself.

Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Ozgen in southern Kyrgyzstan.

SOURCE: Al Jazeera


The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.

Stories from the sex trade

Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.