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The Biden administration and European officials continue efforts to reopen negotiations with Iran about a new nuclear deal, despite Iran’s refusal to talk to the US. Meanwhile, tensions in the region are rising, with Israeli Prime Minister Netanya...

US Envoy in Kabul Plans Trip to Doha to Discuss Peace Process.

US Envoy in Kabul Plans Trip to Doha to Discuss Peace Process.

U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad visited Kabul on Monday and met with Afghan leaders to discuss ways to accelerate the peace process. He is also expected to meet with the Taliban in Doha. VOA’s Sayed Hasib Maudoodi reports from Kabul.

Bangladesh Students Protest Prison Death of Writer

Bangladesh Students Protest Prison Death of Writer

About 300 student activists rallied in Bangladesh, Monday, March 1, to denounce the in-prison death of a writer and commentator. The 53-year-old Mushtaq Ahmed was arrested last year on charges of violating a sweeping digital security law that crit...

Supporters Rally as Hong Kong Activists Are Taken to Court.

Supporters Rally as Hong Kong Activists Are Taken to Court.

Protesters rallied as 47 pro-democracy activists were taken to court on conspiracy charges, Monday, March 1, in Hong Kong. ––––––– READ MORE: Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside a Hong Kong courthouse Monday in a show of support for 47 pro-...

Sahel Child Marriage is Growing Rapidly

Sahel Child Marriage is Growing Rapidly

Why is child marriage rampant in the Sahel and what is being done to stop it? #SAHELCHILDMARRIAGE