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Ariel Sharon Dead at 85

Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister who suffered a stroke eight years ago and never regained consciousness, has died. Israeli radio, quoting a relative of Mr. Sharon's family, said he died Saturday at the age of 85.

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Pro-democracy protesters stand in heavy rain while blocking a main road at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong, October 22, 2014.

Audio VOA Exclusive: US Democracy Group Rebuts Hong Kong Meddling Allegations

Chinese state media and pro-Beijing news outlets in Hong Kong have published a series of articles accusing the National Endowment for Democracy of funding, advising protesters More

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