Space scientists keeping track of dysfunctional space equipment are closely monitoring the expected re-entry of the largest piece of space junk so far. The Chinese space station Tiangong 1 will re-enter the atmosphere Sunday, but experts say it will be traveling so fast that the resulting friction will cause it to disintegrate and burn. But as VOA's George Putic reports, small pieces may still reach the Earth.
Traditional handicrafts from Pakistan are exported to many countries around the world. One item that appears to be gaining in popularity are the country's hand-made bamboo curtains. VOA's Saman Khan has more in this report from Lahore, Pakistan, narrated by Sarah Zaman.
The U.S. is welcoming an upcoming summit between the leaders of North and South Korea, ahead of a planned meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. As VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports, the Trump administration has expressed optimism Pyongyang will take steps toward denuclearization but is calling for the U.S.-led maximum pressure campaign to continue until that happens.