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July 26, 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.


July 26, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 2014

Globally, June 2014 Was the Hottest June on Record says NOAA

This week (July 21, 2014), US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that this past June was the hottest June since record keeping began in 1880.  On today's One on One segment we'll talk with Dr. Jessica Blunden, the author of that report, to learn more about the record breaking temperatures and the conditions that control our climate.

And...

Leading space experts recently gathered at NASA headquarters here in Washington DC to discuss the search for life beyond Earth.  We'll hear what the experts had to say about discovering potentially habitable worlds out in the cosmos.

The weeklong 20th International Aids Conference came to a close on Friday.

Seals are foraging for food at offshore wind farms and underwater pipes according to a study that describes this new behavior.  

Social media and email user who represent themselves through 2D photos or cartoon images may soon have new 3D avatars to use.

A fossil found in Inner Mongolia may prove that birds did not evolve from dinosaurs, as many scientists have believed, but from a creature that existed long before.  

A fly with a remarkable sense of hearing is the model for what may be a new generation of hypersensitive hearing aids and other sonic devices.  

These stories and more are coming up for you on VOA's science, health and technology magazine, "Science World."


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 2014

Border Crossings

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


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 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.


July 25, 2014

Butty interview with Ambassador Sulunteh


July 25, 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 - Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy Ship "Grecale" at Pozzallo harbour, Sicily, May 13, 2014.

Reports of Mass Murder on Mediterranean Smuggler’s Boat

Boat sailed from Libya with 750 migrants aboard and arrived in Italy with 569 More