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VOA Launches Internet-Based English Lessons in Farsi

Farsi speakers have a new online destination to use to learn English. The Farsi-language version of goEnglish.me was launched March 20th as part of PNN

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VOA Urdu Scoops Media in Pakistan

The former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, was in Seattle, Washington March 14 for a special address to the Pakistani diaspora. VOA Urdu was the only TV outlet granted access to the event, and it was therefore the only news source to get Musharraf

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Ethiopian Government Now Jamming All Horn of Africa Broadcasts

VOA detected that, beginning around March 29, the Ethiopian government began jamming the Horn of Africa Service

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Senator Lieberman Discusses Iran Sanctions with RFE/RL

In an exclusive interview on February 11, U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman told RFE/RL that he is introducing legislation to expose and punish Iranian government officials involved in the crackdown on dissent since last year

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Ukrainian Service Delivers Rich, Multimedia Coverage of Presidential Election

Throughout January and February, the Ukrainian Service used audio, video, photos, Twitter, and even cartoons to provide its audiences with in-depth, multifaceted coverage of the presidential campaign and election. During the entire campaign, which culminated in February 7 with the second round of voting, the Read more »

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Uzbek Service Investigates Company Owned by President’s Daughter

In February, the Uzbek Service broadcast the fruits of its lengthy investigation of the Abu Sahiy company, which is owned by President Karimov

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Iraqi Service Looks at Baghdad’s Liberty Square

In a radio report and an accompanying web article, the Iraqi Service told the story in February of Liberty Square in Baghdad, which has become the favorite place for journalists to get man-on-the-street opinions from the Iraqi people. What makes this development particularly poignant is Read more »

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Radio Farda Broadcasts Special Programs for Revolution Anniversary

The most important event in February for the Radio Farda team was the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran on February 11.On this day the regime used everything at its disposal to mobilize pro-government rallies as a show of strength in support for Read more »

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VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives

VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives After an initial surge of coverage to earthquake-stricken Haiti, VOA language services embarked on reporting the unfolding aftermath. French to Africa produced extensive coverage of Haiti for its French-speaking audiences, providing the latest developments by speaking with Creole Read more »

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RFA Covers China-Google Standoff

Help audiences in authoritarian countries understand the principles and practices of democratic, free and just Societies RFA Covers China-Google Standoff RFA

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