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The most popular World Cup team in the United States may not be the United States

The most popular World Cup team in the United States may not be the United States

MEXICO CITY — As soccer players battle in the heat of Brazil, supporters raise their glasses, shout and sing passionately in homes and bars from Brownsville to Boston, San Diego to Springfield. However, millions of…

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Haitian Duo in Houston Remembers 2010 Earthquake through Music

Haitian Duo in Houston Remembers 2010 Earthquake through Music

By: Waqas Syed October 26th, 2014 4:00 pm CST “In 2010 the nation of Haiti was rocked by a devastating…

Beautiful People, Bollywood and a Night of Entertainment

Beautiful People, Bollywood and a Night of Entertainment

  By: Waqas Syed September 9th, 2014 9:00 pm CST On Saturday September 6th, 2014 the Hilton Americas in Downtown…

Adil Omar: Rapping Live from Islamabad (Warning: Explicit Lyrics)

By: Waqas Syed Sunday March 9th, 2014 9:00 pm CST Pakistani rapper Adil Omar has carved out a spot for…

Landon Sands: The Year Autumn Never Came

Landon Sands: The Year Autumn Never Came

By: Waqas Syed February 13, 2014 11:25 pm CST In 2007 Landon Sands a 22 year old man from Memphis…

Waqar Zaka’s Living On the Edge Gone Global :: Official Living on the Edge Member Uzair Hasan Shares Experience :: RJ Syed Ali Links with Alief Post

Waqar Zaka’s Living On the Edge Gone Global :: Official Living on the Edge Member Uzair Hasan Shares Experience :: RJ Syed Ali Links with Alief Post

By Waqas Syed Sunday February 2nd, 2014 4:18 pm CST You may have heard Syed Ali’s radio show in Pakistan…

Luke Daniel Chandler: Giving You a Reason to Rebel

Luke Daniel Chandler: Giving You a Reason to Rebel

By: Waqas Syed October 25th, 2013 10:22 a.m. “We believe in the good in people, we have seen evidence of…

DJ Mishka: Music is My Birthright

DJ Mishka: Music is My Birthright

By: Waqas Syed October 20th, 2013 4:33 pm CST In 1990 he wasn’t a citizen of any country. The U.S.S.R.…

Ja’Nel Witt: A Journey from Hell to Hell

Ja’Nel Witt: A Journey from Hell to Hell

Waqas Syed | Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013 12:30 pm Just in: Chef Ja’Nel Witt of Season 11 Hell’s Kitchen…

DJ Hawk: Spinning Live from Houston

DJ Hawk: Spinning Live from Houston

Waqas Syed | Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 5:36 pm “Move, I dare you to move. Just give me a…

Asim Azhar: Pakistani Singer, Songwriter & Teen Heartthrob

Asim Azhar: Pakistani Singer, Songwriter & Teen Heartthrob

Waqas Syed | Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:10 am I first learned about the talented Asim Azhar through his…

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Uzbekistan’s Polls Close In An Election With No Opposition Parties

Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission has begun counting ballots in the country’s December 21 parliamentary elections, but the outcome of the…

Barzani Says Peshmerga Break IS Siege Of Mount Sinjar

Iraqi Kurdish leader Masud Barzani has claimed strategic victories by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters who are battling Islamic State (IS) militants…

Pakistan Executes Four More Islamic Militants, Including Russian

Pakistan on December 21 hanged four Islamic militants – including a Russian citizen — in the second set of executions since…

Pakistan Says Arrests Made Over School Massacre

Authorities in Pakistan say they made several arrests on December 21 in the case of a school massacre by the…

Photos Of The Week #51

Tweet Follow @RFERL Published 21 December 2014 Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL’s broadcast region and beyond for…

Uzbekistan Holds Parliamentary Vote Minus Opposition Parties

Uzbekistan is conducting parliamentary elections on December 21 amid calls by the country’s embattled and largely exiled opposition for a…

At Least 17 Killed In Afghan Attacks

Officials say at least 17 people, including women and children, have been killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan.  Seven policemen…