• Hungarian Army Hard At Work On Border Fence
    Hungarian troops were busily continuing with construction of a fence along the country’s 175km border with Serbia, aimed at keeping out migrants from strife-torn countries seeking to enter the European Union. It was announced on August 29 that a line of barbed wire along the border was now complete, but an official said it would take a number of weeks before the fence was ready. (RFE/RL)
  • Afghan Cricketer Breaks Scoring Record
    Afghan batsman Noor Ali Zadran has broken a national record by scoring 229 at a regional cricket tournament watched by thousands in defiance of the ongoing violence in Afghanistan's volatile eastern regions.
  • Uzbekistan's Independence Day: Preparations Of Epic Proportions
    Uzbekistan celebrates Independence Day on September 1 and there is always much to do ahead of this occasion, including a perennial ingredient in such preparations: security sweeps across the country.
  • Afghan Refugees Again On The Run -- This Time From Pakistan
    Afghan refugees are on the run from the safe haven they sought in Pakistan. Tens of thousands have returned in recent months, amid claims of intimidation, extortion, and arbitrary detentions.
  • Gunmen Attack Pakistani Airport, Kill Two
    Gunmen have attacked a small airport in troubled southwestern Pakistan, killing two engineers and destroying the facility's radar system.
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