Can US Halt Homicide Spike in 2021?

Disadvantaged communities in nation’s capital looking for effective ways to prevent new tragedies in 2021 #US #homicides

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Myanmar Police Detain Hundreds of Protesters

Myanmar Police Detain Hundreds of Protesters

Hundreds of anti-takeover protesters were detained by Myanmar police in Yangon, as seen in eyewitness video taken Wednesday, March 3. ––––––– READ MORE: Demonstrations against Myanmar’s military junta took place across the country again Thursday i...

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