In Russia, Hundreds Behind Bars Following Pro-Navalny Protests.

The Kremlin critic was detained a week ago upon his return to Russia from Germany, where he spent several months recovering from a nearly fatal poisoning attack

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Pope Francis Meets Iraqi President Salih

Pope Francis Meets Iraqi President Salih

Pope Francis was greeted by Iraqi President Barham Salih during the first day of his visit to Iraq, Friday, March 5. ––––––– READ MORE: Pope Francis begins a long-desired trip to Iraq Friday, the first to the birthplace of the Prophet Abraham by a...

Brazil Braces for Big Changes in its US Relations

Brazil Braces for Big Changes in its US Relations

Ideological shift at the White House on environmental and other issues has many in Brazil expecting changes that some are dreading and others are welcoming

UN, US Call for An End to Fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region.

UN, US Call for An End to Fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region.

Both the United States and the United Nations are calling for an immediate end to the fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and for access to independent investigators, amid reports of ongoing atrocities against civilians. VOA’s Senior Diplomatic C...

US States Relax Restrictions, Health Officials Warn Against It.

US States Relax Restrictions, Health Officials Warn Against It.

Shopkeepers, restaurant owners and customers in those states have mixed reactions

US Senate Nears Vote on $1.9 Trillion Biden COVID Aid Package

US Senate Nears Vote on $1.9 Trillion Biden COVID Aid Package

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote this weekend on a massive new round of coronavirus aid addressing the ongoing economic and health crises caused by the pandemic. VOA's congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more on the impact of that ...