Somalia's 30 years of chronic conflict have left an estimated 1 in 3 people affected by mental health issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, there are only three licensed psychiatrists in the entire country. Mohamed Sheikh Nor reports from Mogadishu on Somalia's huge mental health challenges.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed hundreds of people, could continue for several months. That's the latest warning from a senior World Health Organization official. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and US and Canadian astronauts Anne McClain and David Saint-Jacques are due to embark for International Space Station on Dec. 3 after similar launch on Oct. 11 ended in emergency landing
What is a kilogram? And who decides its standard weight? These questions are at the center of a big debate right now. And the answer to those questions are currently stored in an obscure place in France. VOA's Kevin Enoch takes a look at what the fuss is all about.