Law, passed by US Congress, blocks any individual from entering US who has been found to have been engaged in espionage or terrorist activity or may pose a threat to national security
Growing number of high-ranking officials warn there's a high likelihood many of the armed separatists are really Russian forces
Average American farmer is now 58 years old, and farmers 65 and older are the fastest growing segment of the population
The average American farmer is now 58 years old, and farmers 65 and older are the fastest growing segment of the population. It’s a troubling trend signaling big changes ahead for American agriculture as aging farmers retire. Reporter Mike Osborne says a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau is suggesting what some of those changes might look like... and why they might not be so troubling.
A 2013 State Department report on human trafficking says there are 26 million people around the world who are victims of modern day slavery, many of them young girls. The problem is a growing concern, particularly in India. VOA's Kane Farabaugh spoke recently with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter about the problem, which is addressed in his new book, "A Call to Action."
In VOA interview, former US president says where a growing shortage of women in India is attracting more human trafficking
Daughter of former president Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton says she and husband Marc will welcome a baby 'later this year'
Obama said Ukraine needs to implement reforms that meet the interests of all its various groups, hold elections and start working on its economy
President Barack Obama has expressed hope that a plan to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, reached Thursday in Geneva, will lead to restoration of peace and security for all citizens of Ukraine. Obama told reporters in Washington that if Russia fails to take steps to defuse the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the United States and Europe will respond with tough measures. But he ruled out a military intervention. Zlatica Hoke has more.
The federal trial of terror suspect Abu Hamza al-Masri is under way in the U.S. Testimony began Thursday in a New York courtroom where the Egyptian cleric faces multiple terror-related charges. His trial began with opening statements by attorneys, as VOA’s Carolyn Weaver reports.
Abu Hamza al-Masri faces multiple terror-related charges
The defendant was extradited from Britain to the United States in 2012
Autonomous watercraft are becoming useful tools for jobs ranging from scientific exploration to law enforcement to searching for a missing airliner in the Indian Ocean
Drones are usually associated with unmanned flying vehicles, but autonomous watercraft are also becoming useful tools for jobs ranging from scientific exploration to law enforcement to searching for a missing airliner in the Indian Ocean. VOA’s George Putic reports on sea-faring drones.
Around 10 percent of Egypt’s population belong to Coptic faith
U.S. presidential campaigns have begun earlier than ever in recent years as prospective candidates assess their chances for winning and fundraising
15th annual international Festival starred Erykah Badu from the US, Moh Dediouf of Senegal and some local South African musical stars
US assistance is to be of the non-lethal variety
Exchange on live televised call-in show was first known direct contact between Russian president, former spy agency contractor since granting him asylum last summer