timesofmalta.com. “Kazakh exile Rakhat Aliyev denies allegations of torture by former bodyguards” - Aditus held a public hearing in Valletta this morning for two former bodyguards who allege that they were framed and tortured by mega-rich Kazakh exile Rakhat Aliyev, who is a resident of Malta.
maltatoday.com.mt. “Alleged torture victims describe Aliyev as enemy of freedom of expression” - Former bodyguards say multimillionaire Kazakh exile violated them personally to extract false confession. The alleged victims of multimillionaire Kazakh exile Rakhat Aliyev, who lives in Malta, told the press today they were personally violated by Aliyev in a bid to extract from them a false confession.
diplomaticourier.com. “Georgia: Elections Mark The End Of The Saakashvili Era” - The October 27th Georgian presidential elections will mark the end of the Mikheil Saakashvili era in the country.
irishtimes.com. “Ireland drawn with New Zealand in next year’s World Cup” - The Ireland women’s rugby team have been drawn in World Cup Pool B along with New Zealand, Kazakhstan and the USA for next August’s tournanment in Paris.
dailytimes.com.pk. “China’s growing influence in Central Asia“ - The US needs Chinese support in order to keep the post-withdrawal situation in Afghanistan stable. This situation has opened up several prospects for China to increase its influence in Central Asia