Survivors from Peshawar Army Public School Visit VOA

This week, VOA’s Urdu Service hosted twelve boys from the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, who had survived a Taliban attack on their school in December 2014. Their visit to VOA was the last stop of a two-and-a-half week trip to the United States sponsored by the non-profit Meridian International Center.

RFE/RL freelancer missing In Turkmenistan

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The July arrest of RFE/RL Turkmen Service Correspondent Saparmamed Nepeskuliev is the latest in a series of escalating attacks on independent journalists in Turkmenistan.