Polygamy crackdown leads to fierce debate

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright YouTube/TrustTV Image caption Dilbahor Yoqubova, an official in Uzbekistan’s justice ministry, accused “illiterate mullahs” of sanctioning polygamous marriages A crackdown on polygamy has led to an intense online debate in a former Soviet republic. The most recent controversy in Uzbekistan kicked off after Dilbahor Yoqubova, an official in Uzbekistan’s justice ministry, accused “illiterate [...]

Two days in an underwater cave without oxygen

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Toni Cirer Three months ago, Xisco Gràcia experienced what he describes as every diver’s worst nightmare – he found himself without oxygen in an underwater cave, relying on an air pocket for survival. As hours turned into days he realised he might not be found in time. On Saturday 15 April, Xisco Gràcia [...]