Wednesday, September 17, 2014

  • Kyiv Offers East 'Special Status,' Seals EU Pact

    Ukraine's parliament adopted granted "special status" to rebel-held parts of the country’s east, approved an amnesty for non-serious crimes, and ratified a landmark EU accord.

  • Video Campaigning In Scotland's Knife-Edge Vote

    Scottish voters are poised to decide whether to bring to an end a more than 300-year-old political union and leave the United Kingdom in a September 18 referendum vote that looks likely to go down to the wire.

  • Kremlin Weighs In After Billionaire's Arrest

    Russia's Investigative Committee said one of that country's richest men, AFK Sistema co-founder Vladimir Yevtushenkov, was thought to have laundered money. A Putin spokesman demands an investigation "in line with the law."

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RFE/RL Video Roundup - Sept 16i
September 16, 2014
A deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan, shelling in Iraq, chewing tobacco in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Montenegro and Kazakhstan.

Video September 16

A deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan, shelling in Iraq, chewing tobacco in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Montenegro and Kazakhstan.

Video September 15

The gang rape verdict in Afghanistan, the Russian rouble at an all-time low, prison sentences for mass killing in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Pakistan and Georgia.

Video September 12

Polio in Pakistan, bombing in Iraq, a film prize in Tatarstan, plus stories from Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.

Video September 11

Putin in Tajikistan, back to school in Iraq, American barbecue in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Pakistan and Kazakhstan.

Video September 10

Diplomacy in Tajikistan, Kazakhstan's 'sleeping village,' waning protests in Pakistan -- plus stories from Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan.


Video Threats Don't Slow Down Afghan Women's Cycling Team

The members of Afghanistan' national cycling team face frequent criticism and even violence from men who consider their behavior to be un-Islamic. But that hasn't deterred them from training hard, competing abroad, and encouraging other young women to exercise their hard-won freedoms.

Photogallery Deadly Floods Sweep Pakistan

More than 440 people have been killed in recent days by floods in Pakistan and Indian-administered Kashmir amid the heaviest rains in 50 years. In Lahore, the roof of a mosque collapsed after days of rain – killing 24 worshipers inside.

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Jailed Russian Blogger Describes Bolotnaya's 'Finale'

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BBG Condemns Sotloff Murder

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Bannu, July 31, 2014: Members of the family of Sadaqatullah Dawar, displaced from Pakistan's North Waziristan district.
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Local Journalists Applaud Radio Mashaal Crisis Coverage

RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal is awarded for providing unique coverage... More