Officials say Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl turned over in exchange for release of five detainees from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following secret, indirect negotiations mediated by Qatar government
Syria is holding the first multi-candidate presidential election in its history. But as VOA's Kent Klein reports, experts see almost no chance that President Bashar al-Assad will lose his bid for a third seven-year term.
The U.S. indictment of Chinese army officers on charges that they spied on American industries reveals a basic disagreement about what the two nations consider as their legitimate national security interests. As VOA's Kent Klein reports, that disagreement is affecting relations between Washington and Beijing.
The EU's Court of Justice rule that Internet search engine Google must sometimes, on request, remove links to personal information has triggered a debate on which is more important - the right to privacy or freedom of information
U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are threatening tougher sanctions against Russia if it does not stop its alleged military operations in Ukraine. As VOA's Kent Klein reports, the two leaders discussed further steps against the Kremlin when they met Friday at the White House.