Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Audio Slide Show Live Blog: Eastern Tensions

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has held separate telephone conversations with Russian and Ukrainian officials regarding the situation in eastern Ukraine, even as Ukraine's acting president has called for renewed military action.


News In Brief

Washington accuses Hamid Abutalebi of participating in the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

UN Refuses To Act On Iran Envoy Dispute

A United Nations committee has decided to take no action in connection with the Unites States' refusal to grant a visa to Tehran's nominee to be Iran's ambassador to the UN. More

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RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 22i
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April 22, 2014
A deadly roadside bomb hits northwest Pakistan, Russian communists mark the 144th birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, and an exhibition of historical manuscripts opens in Baghdad, plus stories from Afghanistan, Georgia, and Serbia.
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Video April 22

A deadly roadside bomb hits northwest Pakistan, Russian communists mark the 144th birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, and an exhibition of historical manuscripts opens in Baghdad, plus stories from Afghanistan, Georgia, and Serbia.
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Video April 21

Pakistan destroys opium crops, the parents of Azerbaijani prisoners go on hunger strike, and Kazakh veterans protest a reappraisal of Hitler, plus stories from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq.
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Video April 18

Ukrainians rally for unity in the embattled east, Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny appears in court, and Pakistan Christians celebrate Easter, plus stories from Kyrgyzstan and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
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Video April 17

Ukrainians call for a boycott on Russian fuel, schools stand abandoned in northwest Pakistan, and an outbreak of snakes alarms Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Russia and Georgia.
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Video April 16

Pro-Russian separatists seize military vehicles in Ukraine, an anti-LGBT protest in Russia, and poor children get free clothes in Pakistan, plus more reports from Afghanistan, Russia, and Pakistan.

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Video Interview: Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani

Afghan presidential frontrunner Ashraf Ghani said that he is prepared to contest a runoff election if necessary in order to ensure a strong mandate.

Photogallery Iranian Execution: Last-Minute Reprieve

In a dramatic scene at a scheduled public execution, an Iranian woman spared the life of her son's killer as he stood with a noose around his neck.

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New Gandhara Website


An ancient region comprising parts of today's Afghanistan and Pakistan inspires the "Gandhara" page, which provides foreign-policy audiences with reporting, analysis, and commentary direct from Radio Mashaal's local correspondents in Afghanistan and Pakistan with the aim of promoting peace.

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Serbia -- Pedestrians cross a street in Belgrade near the former federal military headquarters destroyed during the 1999 NATO air campaign against Yugoslavia, March 10, 2014. Photo by Andrej Isakovic (AFP).
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Reporting On Both Sides Of The War

RFE/RL’s Balkan Service provides an alternative to Serbian... More

Prague -- Senior U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf speaks to RFE/RL about efforts against government corruption.
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Prague Forum Provides Anti-Corruption Platform

U.S. district judge says many want to battle corruption, but are... More