International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8, recognizing women's achievements without regard to race, ethnicity, language or any social or economic divisions. The day emerged from the activities of labor movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. The latest episode of VOA's Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren, explored recent changes in the conversation involving women, sexual assault and leadership in the world. VOA's Steve Redisch has more.
Problem is caused by political dispute between Serbia and Kosovo that's sapping a small amount of energy from local grid, causing a domino effect across 25-nation network spanning continent from Portugal to Poland and Greece to Germany
Britain has threatened a ‘robust’ response if it is proven that Russia is behind the apparent attempted killing of a former Russian double agent. Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found collapsed in their hometown in southern England Sunday, showing symptoms of poisoning, and remain hospitalized in a critical condition under armed guard. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London, the case echoes the 2006 assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, another former Russian spy.