• 'She Was Like A Confessor'
    Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, who has won the Nobel Prize in literature, was "like a confessor" who provided answers to people facing existential questions over the war in Afghanistan, the Chornobyl disaster, and the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to Alexander Lukashuk, the director of RFE/RL's Belarus Service, who published her books in the 1980s and '90s.
  • Nobel Winner Alexievich: What She's Written And What She's Said
    The Swedish Academy announced its decision to award the 2015 Nobel Prize in literature to Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich for her writings as "a monument to suffering and courage in our time."
  • NATO Renews Pledge To Defend 'All Allies' Amid Russia 'Escalation'
    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance has renewed assurances to defend "all allies against any threat," amid new tensions with Russia over its aerial campaign in Syria.
  • Protest Against Child Marriage In Pakistan
    A small protest was held in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, calling on the authorities in the Khyber-Pakhtunkwa Province to enforce tougher laws against the widespread practice of child marriage.
  • MSF To Review Work In Afghanistan After Kunduz Air Strike
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says it will review its operations in Afghanistan following the deadly U.S. air strike on a hospital in northern Afghanistan.
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