Tuesday, April 28, 2015


  • A Bosnian policeman takes up a position in front of an police station in Zvornik that was attacked by a gunman on April 27.

    Gunman Kills Bosnian Police Officer

    A gunman shouting "Allahu Akbar" attacked a police station in the eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik, killing a police officer and wounding two others before he was shot dead.

  • Astana resident and attack victim Alibi Zhumagulov in an undated photo

    Brutal Assault Galvanizes Kazakh Public

    In a contribution to RFE/RL's Qishloq Ovozi blog, Matthew Kupfer looks at the strong reaction of people in Kazakhstan, and further afield, to the brutal beating of a young man in the Kazakh capital.

  • Being unemployed for more than six months could become a crime in Russia, punishable by up to one year of "corrective labor."

    St. Petersburg: Russia's Law Nursery

    Some St. Petersburg lawmakers want it to be a crime to be unemployed for more than six months. Russia's northern capital has in recent months become something of a nursery for legislative initiatives in social policy.


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April 27, 2015
A severe storm claims lives in Pakistan, Russian and Kyrgyz soldiers prepare for a Victory Day parade, and Moldovan children learn to play basketball with American help, plus stories from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, and Tatarstan.
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Video April 27

A severe storm claims lives in Pakistan, Russian and Kyrgyz soldiers prepare for a Victory Day parade, and Moldovan children learn to play basketball with American help, plus stories from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, and Tatarstan.
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Video April 24

Yerevan commemorates the 100th anniversary of the massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, a highway bridge collapses in Kazakhstan, and a Taliban attack targets police officers in Pakistan, plus stories from Georgia, Macedonia, and Afghanistan.
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Video April 23

Construction workers protest red tape in Kosovo, Pakistan's tribal regions launch a school enrollment drive, and an Afghan NGO urges the government to break a deadlock, plus more stories from Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan.
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Video April 22

Public hospitals paralyzed by strike action in Peshawar, a legendary film studio sold off in Serbia, plus stories from Moldova and Kyrgyzstan.
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Video April 21

A fatal explosion in Kandahar as police attempt to defuse explosives in Afghanistan, floods and preparations for elections in Kazakhstan, plus an American artist painting ''peace murals'' marking 20 years since the end of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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Photogallery Georgia's Baby Pilgrimage

Every Thursday after Orthodox Easter, childless couples travel to the Samegrelian village of Tsachkuru in western Georgia to participate in an annual pilgrimage to the local Church of the Archangel.

Photogallery The Muddy, Bloody Game That Packs A Punch In Georgia

The game of lelo (goal) makes rugby or American football look dainty. It was once popular across Georgia and some historians believe it goes back as many as 300 years.

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