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Kabul Bombing Hits Police Cadetsi
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June 30, 2016
A deadly suicide attack targeted a bus carrying police cadets as they headed into Kabul. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)

Kabul Bombing Hits Police Cadets

A deadly suicide attack targeted a bus carrying police cadets as they headed into Kabul. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)

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Video Makeshift Shrine In Kyiv To Opera Singer Killed By Sniper

Photos, flowers, and candles were placed on Kyiv's Independence Square after a famous opera singer was killed by a sniper in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)

Video Afghans In Pakistan Protest Detentions, New Visa Restrictions

Afghans at a market in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, shouted slogans against the Pakistan authorities over the detention of some 2,000 Afghans in recent days. Pakistan has set June 30 as the last day that many Afghan refugees will be able to remain in the country legally. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)


Video Russian Summer Camp Tragedy Reveals Record Of Neglect

A boating accident during a storm in mid-June killed 14 young people at a summer camp in the Russian region of Karelia, bordering Finland. As authorities investigate, growing evidence suggests that conditions at the camp were unsafe long before the day of the tragedy. (RFE/RL's Current Time TV)

Video Victims, Kyrgyz Activists Demand Supreme Court Overturn Amnesty

Protesters in Kyrgyzstan rallied outisde the country's Supreme Court in Bishkek. On June 28, they demanded the scrapping of pardons given to officials who were convicted for deadly attacks on antigovernment demonstrators in 2010. (RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service)


Video NATO, Partners Begin 'Rapid Trident' Exercises In Ukraine

An annual NATO-led training exercise has kicked off in western Ukraine near the Polish border. The 16th edition of the "Rapid Trident" exercise brings together troops from 11 countries, including NATO members such as the United States, Canada, Britain, and Turkey.

Video Poles Balance Security And Trade On Russian Border

Poles living next to Russia welcome NATO's plan to deploy troops in Poland, but they also want to keep trading with Kaliningrad.


Video From Small-Town Journalism Student To Kickboxing Champ

Yulia Guseva graduated in journalism but her real passion was martial arts. After winning the Volga region championship in Russia, she moved to the United States. There she won her first local kickboxing championship, and went on to become the WKA U.S. champion and win several world championships.

Video Armenian Protester Scuffles With Lawmaker

An angry demonstrator faced off with lawmaker and former Prime Minister Hrant Bagratian in Yerevan during a protest over a controversial defense agreement between the Armenian government and Russia. (RFE/RL's Armenian Service)


Video U.S. Ambassador Says NATO Still 'Most Effective Defensive Alliance' Ever

Western alliance's defensive response to counter Russia's aggression in Ukraine. In an interview with RFE/RL in the Russian capital on June 27, Ambassador John Tefft said that NATO remains the "most effective alliance man has ever put together."

Video Pope Francis Visits Armenian Genocide Memorial

Pope Francis paid a visit to the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan on June 25 on the second day of his visit to Armenia. (RFE/RL's Armenian Service)


Video Threats Of Violence Haunt Russians With Household Debt

Tatyana Lyakhova, a single mother, faces constant harassment, vandalism, and threats from debt collectors demanding repayment of her ex-husband's loans. Stories like hers are increasingly common in Russia, where millions of people have household debt and collectors are largely unregulated.

Video Kazakh Man Facing Eviction Threatens To Blow Up Home

A resident of the Kazakh capital, Astana, threatened to blow up a gas cylinder in a bid to keep city authorities from evicting him from his house, which is slated for demolition. (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service)


Video Thousands Mourn Slain Pakistani Singer

Crowds thronged the streets of Karachi for the funeral of Amjad Sabri, one of Pakistan's most famous singers, gunned down in the city the previous day. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)

Video Ukrainian Forces Shelled In Attack Near Donetsk

Ukrainian positions in the east of the country came under heavy fire from Russia-backed separatists. An RFE/RL correspondent embedded with Ukrainian government troops in Avdiyivka, near the city of Donetsk, captured footage of the attack on the night of June 22. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)


Video Ukrainian Tank Drills Simulate Eastern Attack

Ukraine is conducting 10 days of drills simulating an attack from the east in breach of the Minsk agreement with Russia and Russia-backed separatists. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)

Video Pakistani Lawmakers Face Off In Provincial Assembly Ruckus

Scuffles broke out between Pakistani lawmakers in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly. Members of the ruling party faced off and had an exchange of harsh words during a debate on the provincial budget on June 21. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)


Video Afghan Activists Call For U.S. Support Against Pakistan

Several hundred Afghans demonstrated against Pakistan in Kabul, after deadly border clashes last week escalated tensions between the two countries.

Video Planned Kyrgyz Media Law Draws Criticism In Bishkek Roundtable

Journalists, media experts, and activists have roundly criticized proposed media legislation in Kyrgyzstan, saying it would limit press freedom. Only one member of parliament attended a roundtable in Bishkek, where participants had a scathing assessment of the bill. (RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service)


Video NATO Launches Antisubmarine Warfare Drills Off Norway

A day after Germany warned against NATO saber-rattling in Eastern Europe, the alliance began antisubmarine warfare exercises in the Norwegian Sea -- amid concerns about increased Russian submarine activity. (Rikard Jozwiak, Alex Blumberg, Ray Furlong, RFE/RL)

Video An English Town, Home To EU Immigrants, Feels Strain Of 'Brexit' Vote

On the streets of Boston, in eastern England, football fans wave Polish flags and restaurants offer Lithuanian specialties. The town is deeply divided by a heated debate over the impact of immigration -- one of the key issues behind a referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.

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Kabul Bombing Hits Police Cadetsi
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June 30, 2016
A deadly suicide attack targeted a bus carrying police cadets as they headed into Kabul. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)
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Video Kabul Bombing Hits Police Cadets

A deadly suicide attack targeted a bus carrying police cadets as they headed into Kabul. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)
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Video Makeshift Shrine In Kyiv To Opera Singer Killed By Sniper

Photos, flowers, and candles were placed on Kyiv's Independence Square after a famous opera singer was killed by a sniper in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)
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Video Afghans In Pakistan Protest Detentions, New Visa Restrictions

Afghans at a market in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, shouted slogans against the Pakistan authorities over the detention of some 2,000 Afghans in recent days. Pakistan has set June 30 as the last day that many Afghan refugees will be able to remain in the country legally. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
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Video Armenian Protester Scuffles With Lawmaker

An angry demonstrator faced off with lawmaker and former Prime Minister Hrant Bagratian in Yerevan during a protest over a controversial defense agreement between the Armenian government and Russia. (RFE/RL's Armenian Service)
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Video Pope Francis Hails Armenia’s ‘Christian Identity’

Pope Francis met with the supreme leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Garegin II, at an ancient cathedral in the town of Echmiadzin on June 24. Francis praised Armenia for making Christianity an “essential part of its identity.”

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