Trump Fought Secret Service to Join Capitol Rioters, White House Aide Testifies.

U.S. lawmakers’ investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol resumed Tuesday with testimony from a top Trump White House aide. As VOA’s congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson explains, the testimony sheds new light on the former president’s attempt to hold onto power
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Suspected Plot Against VOA Persian Host in NY Underscores Dangers of Transnational Reprisal.

Suspected Plot Against VOA Persian Host in NY Underscores Dangers of Transnational Reprisal.

Azeri man faces weapons charges after being seen lurking outside home of VOA Persian host Masih Alinejad Originally published at -

Explainer: What Happened to Sri Lanka's Economy?

Explainer: What Happened to Sri Lanka's Economy?

VOA looks at the collapse of the Sri Lankan economy. There is always a long line waiting to enter at the dozens of community kitchens that have been set up in Sri Lanka by nonprofits and charities in recent months. “Even today we had to turn back ...

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Blinken Stresses ‘True Partnership’ on Tour of Africa.

Blinken Stresses ‘True Partnership’ on Tour of Africa.

U.S. Secretary State Antony Blinken visited Rwanda on Thursday, the third and final leg of an Africa tour. At each stop, Blinken stressed that the United States is is not trying to dictate with whom African nations should form alliances. VOA Senio...

The Inside Story-Ukraine: Living with War

The Inside Story-Ukraine: Living with War

Nearly six months after Russia's military attack on Ukraine, ripples from the war are being felt around the world. See the war's impact from Ukraine to Africa to the Middle East on The Inside Story-Ukraine: Living with War. Originally published at -

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Indians Flagellate, Beat Chests to Mark Ashoura

Indians Flagellate, Beat Chests to Mark Ashoura

Muslims expressed suffering as they flagellated themselves and thumped their chests on August 9, 2022, to mark 'Ashoura,' mourning the death of Islam's Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Imam Hussain Ibn Ali. 'Ashoura' falls on the 10th day of Muharram,...