Ukraine and Russia are both urging the United States to delve deeper into the lobbying activities in Ukraine by one of President Donald Trump's former aides. Paul Manafort, one of Trumps' election campaign managers, has been charged with money laundering and other violations linked to his lobbying for a pro-Russian party in Ukraine, led by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia in 2014 following mass anti-government protests in Kyiv. Zlatica Hoke reports.
European leaders have been offering their condolences and support in the wake of the terror attack in New York, which killed eight people. The suspect – who was shot and wounded by police – has been named by local media as Sayfullo Saipov, who had reportedly lived in the U.S. since arriving from Uzbekistan in 2010. There have been several similar attacks on so-called soft targets in Europe. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.
Following Brexit, the German and Austrian elections, the crisis in Catalonia, and a referendum in northern Italy, new questions are arising among analysts over whether Europe could be in danger of splitting apart. VOA's Jane Bojadzievski reports.