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October 25, 2014

Press Conference USA

Join host Carol Castiel for this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture. Carol and other panelists interview bestselling authors, analysts, U.S. government officials, ambassadors and foreign heads of state about critical issues.


October 25, 2014

Music Time in Africa

Music Time in Africa is VOA’s longest running English language program. Since 1965, this award-winning program has featured pan African music that spans all genres and generations. Ethnomusicologist and Host Heather Maxwell keeps you up to date on what’s happening in African music with exclusive interviews, cultural information, and of course, great music -- including rare recordings from the Leo Sarkisian Library of African Music.


October 25, 2014

Jazz America

Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.


October 25, 2014

Jazz America

Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.


October 24, 2014

Encounter

Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, public policy, or academia discuss and debate a critical issue in the news, bringing depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and global stability are debated in a free-wheeling, unscripted discussion of fact and opinion.


October 24, 2014

China Focus

Every week, Sarah Williams and Jim Stevenson share the things they have found of interest in China – things that have piqued their curiosity, troubled their senses, caused them to laugh, or made them wonder with awe.


October 24, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


October 24, 2014

South Sudanese return to Bor to rebuild lives: Philip Aleu reports


October 24, 2014

NASA's NuStar Mission Makes Remarkable Discovery

Today we’ll talk with Dr. Fiona Harrison who heads the NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array or NuSTAR mission. She’s one of the first female primary investigators of a NASA mission. And… U.S. health authorities are ordering travelers from three West African countries to monitor their health for 21 days and report daily for any signs of Ebola. Meanwhile, the WHO has again come out against bans on travel and trade with the countries at the heart of the epidemic. Rosanne Skirble talks with one of winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry about his work developing a new 3D microscope. A group of Chinese scientists says it has discovered and is testing a virus that could be used to kill cancer cells without harming normal ones. During major emergencies cell phone and Wi-Fi networks quickly get overloaded. A group of New Jersey science students may have come up with a solution to this problem. We'll have these stories and more on today's edition of VOA's Science, Health and Technology magazine... Science World.


October 24, 2014

Africa News Tonight

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture. Music and the popular sports segment, Sonny Side of Sports, round out the show.


October 24, 2014

Sonny Side of Sports

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.


October 24, 2014

International Edition

International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.


October 24, 2014

Sonny Side of Sports

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.


October 24, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

South Sudan in Focus is a 30-minute weekday English-language broadcast/internet program covering rapidly changing developments in the new nation of South Sudan and the region.


October 24, 2014

Border Crossings

VOA’s live worldwide international music request show with host Larry London.


October 24, 2014

International Edition

International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.


October 24, 2014

China Focus

Every week, Sarah Williams and Jim Stevenson share the things they have found of interest in China – things that have piqued their curiosity, troubled their senses, caused them to laugh, or made them wonder with awe.


October 24, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


October 24, 2014

African Beat

African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.


October 24, 2014

Daybreak Africa

Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.

Feature Story

FILE - Jordanian soldiers in armoured vehicles stand guard near the Jordanian Karameh border crossing on the Jordanian-Iraqi border, near Ruweished city, June 25, 2014.

Jordan’s Role in Fighting IS Carries Domestic Risks

There are Western concerns Islamic State militants soon may unleash offensive in kingdom that could create upheaval - though nation has solid intel, grip on banking system More

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