In the Indian capital, New Delhi, winter was once a season of cool, crisp winds, bracing walks and picnics under a blue sky. But as the city remained enveloped in gray smog this month, authorities rolled out a series of emergency measures to combat deadly levels of air pollution. As Anjana Pasricha reports, the toxic air has improved slightly, but it is still hitting the most vulnerable the hardest.
The Trump administration has announced "the maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea to get the regime of Kim Jong Un to end its unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile development and cease all support for international terrorism. U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that in addition to tougher economic sanctions, North Korea will be redesignated as state sponsor of terrorism.VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.
Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake, which lies in the center of the country, is home to hundreds of species of fish that provide the Southeast Asian nation with up to 60 percent of its protein. But the lake's rich fishery is at risk because of overfishing, pollution and hydroelectric dams. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.