Friday, 14 January 2011


Hello All and Happy New Year.

First up for the year, this caught my eye on the BBC News website:

Tajikistan cedes land to China

China and Tajikistan say that they have settled a century-old border dispute, after the Central Asian nation agreed to cede land to China. The Tajik parliament voted on Wednesday to ratify a 1999 deal handing over 386 square miles (1,000 sq km) of land in the remote Pamir mountain range.

Full story here.