Friday, March 06, 2015


  • Tajikistan formally requested Umarali Quvatov's extradition from Turkey in January.

    Tajik Opposition Leader Killed

    Fugitive Tajik opposition politician and businessman Umarali Quvatov, who once had close ties with President Emomali Rahmon, has been shot dead on the street in Istanbul.

  • Photogallery Islamic State's Bulldozing Of History

    Iraq’s government says IS militants have begun destroying the remains of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq in their latest attack on the country’s historical heritage.

  • A Pakistani health worker administers polio drops to a child during a polio vaccination campaign in Peshawar on March 3.

    Pakistan Uses 'Iron Fist' In Polio Fight

    Defying threats by the Taliban and protests by anti-vaccine parents, Pakistani authorities are taking the gloves off in the fight to eradicate polio.



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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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Video 20 Years Of Unresolved Tragedy

The killing of Boris Nemtsov has sparked sadness and anger. But many fear that -- as in other high-profile cases -- the people behind his murder will never be charged.

Video Tajiks Revive Russian Village

The village of Perelogi, north of Moscow, was on the verge of dying out -- until Tajik families, fleeing civil war at home, started arriving in the 1990s.

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