President Donald Trump emphasized corruption, not politics, is the motivation to ask foreign governments to investigate his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. But text messages suggest that U.S. diplomats were encouraging Ukraine's president to investigate Biden in exchange for a meeting he was seeking with Trump. VOA's Steve Redisch reports.
At the center of the complaint is a July 25, 2019, phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in which a whistleblower alleges Trump pressured Zelenskiy to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter
It's all fun and games until a family gets behind the wheel. That's the whole idea behind Volvo's Drive Me project. Automated vehicles are now being test driven by families as part of a multi-stage experiment that's taking place in Norway. VOA's Steve Redisch reports.
Pope Francis is in Bangladesh through Saturday after four days in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. He is expected to meet with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, but will not travel to the border where more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees are trying to survive. Scheduled well before the August violence against the Rohingya, the pope's seeming effectiveness is being called into question because of one word. VOA's Steve Redisch explains: