U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence in New Delhi, India, Aug. 1, 2014.
Kurdish fighting forces request military supplies, including tanks, sniper equipment, armored personnel carriers, artillery and ammunition, and body armor
Tefft has served as President Barack Obama's ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W. Bush's ambassador to Georgia, Lithuania
Temporary political asylum Snowden received last July was good only through midnight Thursday
Social innovator launched Wash Cycle Laundry four years ago and not only achieved his initial goals but has plans to expand the business to other cities
When Gabriel Mandujano opened Wash Cycle Laundry in Philadelphia four years ago, the 26-year-old social innovator had three goals in mind: making a profit, developing community and staying green. As Faiza Elmasry tells us, four years later, he has not only succeeded in achieving these goals, but he is expanding the business as well.
Hospital officials at Atlanta's Emory University confirmed patient would be treated in a special isolation unit there, but declined to identify the person
US unemployment situation improving gradually but unevenly, with women, especially, recovering the jobs they lost in the recession and adding more
Director of US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to send 50 more experts to affected countries within next 30 days
Program gives street kids not only food and safety, but a chance for a better life without crossing US border
President Obama and Central American leaders recently agreed to come up with a plan to address poverty and crime in the region that is fueling the surge of young migrants trying to illegally enter the United States. VOA’s Brian Padden looks at one such program in Honduras - funded in part by the United States - which gives street kids not only food and safety but a chance for a better life without, crossing the border.
Jeremiah Heaton traveled from his Virginia home to an “unclaimed” piece of land between Egypt and Sudan, planted a flag there and named it the Kingdom of North Sudan. And he insists that his young daughter Emily is now a princess. VOA’s Laurel Bowman has more.
Earlier Thursday, Republican-led chamber abandoned plans to vote on $659 million bill that addresses influx of more than 57,000 unaccompanied Central American children
Gaashaan rapid reaction force credited with quickly clearing Somali parliament building after militants stormed it on May 24 of this year
Secretary of State John Kerry says that India and US can become 'indispensable partners' in 21st century
Congressman Alan Grayson says travel ban he’s requesting would only apply to foreign visitors to US, not Americans returning from abroad
US first lady says women-run businesses will play a crucial role in growing Africa's economy
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama urged some of Africa's best and brightest to advocate for women's rights in their home countries. As VOA's Pam Dockins explains, Obama spoke to some 500 participants of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a six-week U.S.-based training and development program.
This will mark the second time in 13 years Argentina has defaulted on its debt
Thursday is the World Trade Organization's deadline for adopting new regulations