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With Biden Presidency Nearing, Many Americans Ready to Move On.

With Biden Presidency Nearing, Many Americans Ready to Move On.

But resentment, fears of unrest linger in wake of violent assault on US Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Trump

US Prepares for Biden Presidential Inauguration

US Prepares for Biden Presidential Inauguration

Concerns about violent protests are pushing Washington and state capitols to increase security

Biden's Inauguration Will Look Like No Other

Biden's Inauguration Will Look Like No Other

A deeply divided country, security challenges and a raging pandemic make for a never-before-seen backdrop for the swearing-in of a US president

Russian Police Detain Navalny Upon Arrival in Moscow.

Russian Police Detain Navalny Upon Arrival in Moscow.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny kisses his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, before being led away by police at an airport in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, January 17, his first time back in his home country since he was poisoned in August Traveling from Germany, Na...

Virtual 'You' Can Now Attend Meetings with Virtual 'Them'.

Virtual 'You' Can Now Attend Meetings with Virtual 'Them'.

Members of a Swiss startup came up with a new idea: sending holographic emissaries to a virtual meeting space

Shocked, Dismayed, on the Verge of Tears for Many

Shocked, Dismayed, on the Verge of Tears for Many

January 6, 2021, will be remembered as a day like no other for many, including those who’ve made the United States their new home. VOA spoke to a few of them in this report by Correspondent Mariama Diallo.

For Undocumented Afghan Migrants in Turkey, Life is Hard but Better.

For Undocumented Afghan Migrants in Turkey, Life is Hard but Better.

Millions have arrived in the country as a way station in their effort to migrate to Europe

Hiking Through Forest Helps VOA Reporter De-stress

Hiking Through Forest Helps VOA Reporter De-stress

As we walk with him, Reasey Poch, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge, tells us his story of fleeing the regime

Campaign Aims to Convince Americans COVID Vaccine Safe.

Campaign Aims to Convince Americans COVID Vaccine Safe.

Doctors are working to overcome the public’s skepticism

Armed Protests Feared Ahead of Inauguration

Armed Protests Feared Ahead of Inauguration

FBI issues new warnings as Congress plans national commission on Capitol siege

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British Lawmakers Allege China a ‘Criminal State' as Human Rights Abuses Intensify.

British Lawmakers Allege China a ‘Criminal State' as Human Rights Abuses Intensify.

Report from ruling Conservative Party's Human Rights Commission calls for a complete reset of relations with China #Uighurs

Pandemic Closes, Repurposes Kenya's Private Schools.

Pandemic Closes, Repurposes Kenya's Private Schools.

Some of the buildings are being used to provide residential housing, and one is used to sell coffins #Kenya

US Vice President Pence Meets National Guard Troops.

US Vice President Pence Meets National Guard Troops.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited National Guard troops standing guard at the Capitol Building, Thursday, January 14. ————————— READ MORE: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made an unscheduled visit to the U.S. Capitol late Thursday and thanked ...

The US National Guard and Its Role

The US National Guard and Its Role

At least 15,000 armed National Guard troops will help provide security for the inauguration of President-election Joe Biden #joebiden #capitolsecurity

Authorities Search for Survivors After Indonesia Earthquake.

Authorities Search for Survivors After Indonesia Earthquake.

Authorities searched through rubble for survivors of a deadly earthquake in Indonesia, Friday, January 15. ————————— READ MORE: A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.2 hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island Friday, killing at least 34 people, destroying...

In Unprecedented Move, US Ambassador to UN Meets Virtually with Taiwan President.

In Unprecedented Move, US Ambassador to UN Meets Virtually with Taiwan President.

Ties between the United States and Taiwan have been growing under the Trump administration

A Divided Nation Heads into Tense Transition of Power.

A Divided Nation Heads into Tense Transition of Power.

Biden faces steep challenges to heal an angry America

Turkish-Iranian Rivalry Grows Over Turkish Caucasus Ambitions.

Turkish-Iranian Rivalry Grows Over Turkish Caucasus Ambitions.

Recent arrest by Turkish authorities of an alleged Iranian spy ring is seen as a sign of increasing rivalry between the two neighbors #Turkey #Iran

A Warming Planet, EU's Space Plans, and Wines Return to Earth.

A Warming Planet, EU's Space Plans, and Wines Return to Earth.

2020 ties for hottest year on record, the EU postures for big year in space, and French wines return to Earth after a year in outer space

Malawian Migrant Workers, Back Home From South Africa, Riot in Quarantine.

Malawian Migrant Workers, Back Home From South Africa, Riot in Quarantine.

Malawi authorities say about 150 returnees at facility tested positive and 20 escaped untested #Malawi #covid19