As the world marks Press Freedom Day, journalists around the world face arrests, intimidation or death for doing their jobs. And while the list of the world's most censored countries is more or less the same, new hostility against media is emerging from previously friendly quarters. Rights organizations say freedom of the press, rather than improving, is increasingly at risk. VOA's Ayesha Tanzeem reports.
The April 30 killings of 10 journalists in Afghanistan highlight the dangers journalists face in covering some parts of the world. On VOA's Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren, experts discuss why worldwide freedom of the press is more important now than ever. VOA's Jesusemen Oni has more.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump's plan to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides "an unprecedented opportunity to change the course of history on the Korean Peninsula." Pompeo was formally sworn in as the 70th U.S. secretary of state in a ceremony attended by Trump. As VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from the State Department, the secretary has been preparing for the summit and dealing with Iran and other foreign policy challenges.