Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, speaks during a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University.
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
Measure would allow owners to remotely lock a stolen phone and erase all its data
Kerry said the agreement includes disarming groups on the streets and for the provision of monitors to calm tensions
President, stopping in Tokyo at the beginning of four-nation Asian trip, must counter worries in Japan that his commitment to its defense is weak in the face of an increasingly assertive China
Obama has come under increasing pressure from immigration advocates who have accused him of moving too slowly on immigration reform
Officials say casualties were pro-Russian separatists and that they arrested 10 Russian citizens, all of whom have intelligence backgrounds
A special unit spied on Muslims in their mosques and community gathering places
New study shows majority of them think they will become millionaires and that their jobs are invulnerable to economic downturns