Friday, March 06, 2015


  • Video A New Front For Islamic State

    Central Asia's Ferghana Valley has for years been a hotbed for drugs, smuggling, and Islamic extremism -- now it's become fertile ground for Islamic State (IS) militants.

  • Sidelining Tajikistan's Islamists

    Last week's defeat for the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan and the unofficial end of a two-decade-old power-sharing deal raise questions about the future of Islam in politics not only in Tajikistan but in all of Central Asia.

  • WATCH: Dozens of activists, mainly young men, in Kabul have donned burqas to protest violence against women in Afghanistan, an unprecedented  ​step in the deeply conservative country. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)

    Afghan Men Don The Burqa

    Dozens of men clad in burqas have held a demonstration in Kabul in support of women's rights.



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March 05, 2015
Men wear burqas at protest in Afghanistan, senatorial elections in Pakistan, the disadvantaged rush a government building in Armenia, and displaced Pakistani students want to go home
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Video March 5

Men wear burqas at protest in Afghanistan, senatorial elections in Pakistan, the disadvantaged rush a government building in Armenia, and displaced Pakistani students want to go home
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Video March 4

Food prices rise in Georgia, a rally against child abuse in Kyrgyzstan, a madrasah shows a lighter side in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and a Sufist caligraphy exhibit in Pakistan
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Video March 3

Russians say goodbye to Nemtsov, Pakistani parents arrested for not letting kids get immunized, Croatian president visits Bosnia, plus stories from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Georgia, and Pakistan
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Video March 2

Kyrgyz politicians honor slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, Moldovans commemorate the victims of the Transdniester conflict, and Afghan officials announce sweeping reforms to the police force, plus news from Iraq.
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Russia's Anti-Maidan group protests in front of RFE/RL's Moscow bureau, young Moldovans demand better environmental protection, a string of bomb attacks strikes Cairo, plus stories from Pakistan and Tajikistan.

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