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Shan State a Flashpoint in Myanmar’s Fight with Ethnic Armies | Radio Free Asia (RFA)

on August 30, 2019

The conflict has intensified after rebel armies attacked a military academy two weeks ago. The Myanmar government and rebel representatives are due to hold talks over the weekend. But prospects for peace are uncertain. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) […]

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The conflict has intensified after rebel armies attacked a military academy two weeks ago. The Myanmar government and rebel representatives are due to hold talks over the weekend. But prospects for peace are uncertain. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) […]

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Watch Mandolin Orange play “Golden Embers”, “The Wolves” and “Wildfire” at the Tiny Desk. More from NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.npr.org/tinydesk Twitter: https://twitter.com/nprmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nprmusic Aug. 23, 2019 | Bob Boilen — Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz made everything seem so easy, pulling a few acoustic instruments out of their car and, in no […]

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ILHA DE MARAJÓ a film by Vincent Moon & Priscilla Telmon, Petites Planètes produced by Fernanda Abreu, Feever Filmes ▼ Documentary on the island of Marajó, the largest fluvial island in the world and a deeply mystical place, home to many cults and spiritualities, from Umbanda to Pajélança, from Catholic processions to the rhythms of […]

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Chechnya’s Leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has opened a huge mosque in a small town, but some displaced locals are not impressed with the construction. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/allah-gives-it-to-me-chechen-leader-s-mega-mosque-displaces-locals/30136533.html

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TEMPLO DO VALE DO SOL E DA LUA a film by Vincent Moon & Priscilla Telmon, Petites Planètes produced by Fernanda Abreu, Feever Filmes ▼ Umbanda ritual at the modern Temple of the Sun and the Moon, an hour drive from the city of Rio de Janeiro and often populated by young artists and musicians […]

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DR SERGIO FELIPE a film by Vincent Moon & Priscilla Telmon, Petites Planètes produced by Fernanda Abreu, Feever Filmes ▼ Doctor Sergio Felipe talks about mediums in Brazil, the use of the pineal gland and more ▲ this film is part of volume 31 of HÍBRIDOS, THE SPIRITS OF BRAZIL a poetic and cinematic research […]

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Bolton Reaffirms U.S. Support For Moldovan Sovereignty

on August 29, 2019

U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton has reaffirmed the United States’ support of Moldova’s sovereignty and independence on a visit to Chisinau. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/bolton-in-moldova/30136138.html

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The First Soviet Nuclear Blast Pride Turns To Tragedy 70 Years Later

on August 29, 2019

August 29 marks the day that the Soviet Union conducted its first nuclear explosion in 1949. Seventy years later, the four decades of tests at the Semipalatinsk site in Kazakhstan are seen as a tragedy in the now-independent country. People living nearby say the effects of the blasts are still being felt.

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We regret to inform you that Radio Free has been taken offline by a coordinated attack against our servers. After researching the issues, we have decided to regroup and completely rebuild our news service. We will be rebuilding Radio Free and relaunching in early 2020. Until then, please check out this list of news sources […]

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“Sally Ann” by Riley Baugus Mike Seeger, along with his wife Alexia Smith and filmmaker Yasha Aginsky, trekked through the Appalachian Mountains in 2009 to produce this extraordinary glimpse of the vigor and diversity of the region’s old-time banjo artistry. When Seeger passed away later that same year, the project took on the added importance […]

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Audelio Mejía’s family has grown corn in the agricultural heart of Central America, known as the Golden Triangle, for three generations. But for the last year, the 50-year-old smallholder farmer has seriously considered migrating north with the help of a coyote. He’s not afraid of gang violence or political persecution, like many migrants who would […]

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Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

on August 28, 2019

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

on August 28, 2019

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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