Sunday, January 25, 2015


  • A woman in Kyiv adds a candle to an impromptu memorial for the victims of rocket attacks on Mariupol, which killed dozens of people on January 24.

    Ukraine Mourns Mariupol Victims

    Ukraine is holding a day of national mourning, following a series of rocket attacks in the southeastern city of Mariupol that killed 30 people and injured more than 90 others.

  • A Ukrainian serviceman prays by a cross outside the eastern city of Mariupol, a port of crucial economic importance on the Azov Sea.

    Mariupol: Strategic And Symbolic

    In launching an offensive against the Ukrainian coastal city of Mariupol, pro-Russian separatists have selected a target of both strategic and symbolic importance in their bloody conflict with the government in Kyiv.

  • The claim that it was mostly Ukrainians who liberated Auschwitz threatens to deepen a rift that reflects current animosity and deep historic tension between Moscow and its Soviet-era subjects.

    Who Liberated Auschwitz?

    Claims that it was mostly Ukrainians who liberated Auschwitz threatens to deepen a rift that reflects current animosity and deep historic tension between Moscow and its Soviet-era subjects.


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January 23, 2015
Protesters in Afghanistan march against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Pakistan announces a new strategy to eradicate polio, and a Tajik Islamic school cracks down on poorly performing students.
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Video January 23

Protesters in Afghanistan march against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Pakistan announces a new strategy to eradicate polio, and a Tajik Islamic school cracks down on poorly performing students.
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Video January 22

Afghan religious scholars condemn the depiction of the Prophet Muhammad in a French magazine, internally displaced people in Pakistan protest about their living conditions, an Iraqi police chief takes journalists on a tour of an area that was retaken from militants last fall, plus stories from Pakis
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Video January 21

Armenians bury a six-month-old boy stabbed in a brutal attack, Kyrgyz demonstrators voice support for the country’s prosecutor-general, Pakistanis rally against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a French magazine, plus stories from Pakistan and Serbia.
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Video January 20

Armenians mourn a six-month-old boy stabbed in an attack that stunned the country, Afghan cabinet nominees appear in parliament for a vote of confidence, hundreds demonstrate in Kyrgyzstan against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a magazine, plus stories from Macedonia, Iraq, and Pakistan.
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Video January 19

Fuel shortages create havoc in Pakistan, Moldovans protest as their currency plummets, a Kazakh magazine editor launches a hunger strike, and Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany in Kyrgyzstan and Serbia.

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Video New Cases Of Mystery Symptoms, And No Relocation Help, For Kazakh Villagers

Twelve children in the western Kazakh village of Berezovka suddenly collapsed or fell ill on January 21. They are only the latest of some 100 cases of the mysterious illness in recent months.

Video Iran's Old Ties To Afghanistan Pave The Way For New Influence

With the end of NATO's combat mission in Afghanistan, Iran has been tightening its grip on the western part of the country. Nowhere is the Islamic republic’s influence more visible than in the city of Herat, which has deep historical ties to Iran.

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