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RFE/RL in the Media
# Golnaz Esfandiari quoted in "New York Post" on Iran's mysterious first lady and in Slate on Rohani's words on the Holocaust (Slate also points out that she "writes the excellent Persian Letters blog")
# BBC cites RFE/RL Uzbek reporting on a boy who apparently died picking cotton
# Security Council reaches agreement on Syria - these are the main tenets
# He could be the next Syrian president if he's not dead already
Middle East
# The satire of Karl reMarks
# Tunisian president says Al-Qaeda making a comeback, threatening Arab democracies
# Kerry and Iran FM meet
# Rohani's "Jewish problem"
# Hard-liners take note of Obama's reference to "fatwa"
# Iran Parliament passes bill allowing men to adopt adopted daughters as young as 13
# Timeline: Iran's nuclear program since the 1950s
# Volunteerism in Russia increasing (a little)
# "Syria's Chemical Weapons: The Russia Factor" - Carroll Bogert, "Vedemosti"
# Rainbow Warrior captain is among Greenpeace activists held by Russia
# IOC "fully satisfied" with Russia anti-gay law
# Photos: Russia's Central Asian migrants
# Supplier to U.S. forces in Afghanistan shipped through Iran
# Afghanistan doctors remove second skull from 2-month old baby
# American soldier makes plea for visa for Afghan interpreter
# New crowd-mapping tool launched early for Pakistan earthquake response
# Pakistan "Newsweek" magazine cover features tampons as bomb parts
# Saakashvili UN speech prompts Russian walkout
# "Armenia and Azerbaijan: A Season of Risks" - International Crisis Group
Central Asia
# Saiga antelope returns to Kazakhstan's steppes
# Islam Karimov's youngest daughter says she hasn't spoken to Gulnara in 12 years
Eastern Europe
# Ukraine reaches gas deal with Exxon and Shell
# Uralkali CEO freed from prison, placed under house arrest in Belarus
Of Interest
# Krokodil appears in U.S.; read this terrifying account of its effects