Friday, May 22, 2015


  • While Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah (right) is said to not be against engagement with Pakistan, he reportedly expected President Ashraf Ghani (left) to consult him before moving forward.

    Cracks In Afghanistan's Unity Government

    A controversial security deal with Pakistan has exposed deep divisions in the power-sharing arrangement between the president, Ashraf Ghani, and the chief executive officer, Abdullah Abdullah.

  • A woman rides on the back of a truck holding a pitchfork and a flag of Novorossia last August in Donetsk.

    After Novorossia

    If and how the separatist-held territories of Donbas will be reintegrated into Ukraine will be the main battleground in the conflict's endgame. And for scenarios of how this may go, look at postwar Bosnia and Croatia.

  • For now, IMU fighters in Afghanistan seem more focused on their survival than anything else. It wasn't always that way. (file photo)

    A New Home For The IMU?

    Militants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan found sanctuary in Pakistan’s tribal areas for more than a decade. Now it appears many are looking for a new home. They might have found one in Afghanistan.




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RFE/RL Video Roundup, May 21i
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May 21, 2015
The EU begins a summit with six eastern countries in Latvia, Kyrgyzstan joins the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, Azerbaijani workers tear down facades blamed for a deadly fire in Baku, and the European Rafting Championships kick off in Bosnia. (RFE/RL)
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Video May 21

The EU begins a summit with six eastern countries in Latvia, Kyrgyzstan joins the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, Azerbaijani workers tear down facades blamed for a deadly fire in Baku, and the European Rafting Championships kick off in Bosnia. (RFE/RL)
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Video May 20

A warm welcome for the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Bosnia, a protest in Kosovo calls for the release of 21 Kosovar citizens being held after a recent gun battle in Macedonia, and workers building a highway in Georgia go on strike.
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Video May 19

A suicide bomber strikes in Kabul, a deadly fire breaks out in Baku, and Tajikistan hosts international military exercises, plus stories from Kazakhstan and Macedonia.
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Video May 18

Protestors set up tent encampment demanding government steps down in Macedonia, people fleeing Islamic State militants in Ramadi find refuge at a holiday camp in Iraq, printing presses are in full swing ahead of landmark local elections in Pakistan, plus stories from Ukraine and Moldova. (RFE/RL)
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Video May 15

A devastating flood hits a Caspian Sea region of Kazakhstan, a pre-Islamic culture celebrates the coming of spring in the remote mountains of northwest Pakistan, a famous Kurdish emigre singer returns to give a benefit concert in Iraq, plus stories from Serbia and Georgia.

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Photogallery Ancient Palmyra Threatened By Islamic State Militants

Syrian authorities say Islamic State militants have advanced to within a mile of Palmyra, an ancient city with outstanding architectural heritage dating from the first century.

Photogallery Russian Military Parade Features Kids In Uniform

About 500 Russian children, aged between 4 and 10 years, dressed in military uniforms for a parade to celebrate 70 years since the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.

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Azeri Journalist's Jail Sentence Extended on Eve of European Games

An Azeri court ruled on May 14 to extend the imprisonment of Khadija... More