Dance-Off At Uzbekistan’s Norouz
What do you get when you put together a U.S. diplomat, a septuagenarian Central Asian dictator, and a giant public celebration of the New Year?
The answer, at least in the eyes of state broadcasters in Uzbekistan, is great television…[read more]
@AzadiRadio interviews #NATO #ISAF spokesman Jacobson on protests against Koran burning: “It is a clear mistake. It is just not understanding what it meant to take religious material for destruction and in particular, to have Korans involved in it. It is a very clear mistake.”
Photo by Radio Azadi’s Sayaed Jan Sabawoon.
Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, a noted author on Taliban and Al-Qaeda militancy in the region, speaking today in a phone interview with RFE/RL’s Abubakar Siddique about a classified NATO report obtained by news organizations in Afghanistan saying Taliban and other militants receive support from elements within Pakistan’s intelligence services.
Kim Dotcom, the founder of one of the world’s largest file-sharing websites, is accused by U.S. authorities of being a money launderer who built up a fortune through Internet piracy.
Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says Iran’s Revolutionary Court has sentenced an Iranian-U.S. man to death for spying for the CIA.
U.S. Launches ‘Virtual’ Embassy For Iran
The United States has launched what it’s billing as a “virtual Iranian embassy” in an effort to engage with that country more than three decades after the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was closed and diplomatic relations were cut with Iran…[READ MORE]