Chicago Planetarium Goes Digital to Celebrate Mars Landing.

VOA watched the event live from a Chicago planetarium otherwise closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions

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Rollerblading Police Unit Established in Karachi

Rollerblading Police Unit Established in Karachi

Pakistani authorities have established a special rollerblading police unit to curb crime in the southern port city of Karachi. The city is thickly populated and comprises several shanty towns where conventional police vehicles cannot go due to nar...

Hundreds of Bats Perish During Texas Cold Snap

Hundreds of Bats Perish During Texas Cold Snap

Hundreds of bats froze to death during the cold snap that ravaged Texas this past week. Houston is home to a permanent colony of several thousand Mexican free-tailed bats that live under a bridge. This species of bat is not used to the freezing te...

Protesters Injured in Clashes With Police in Mandalay.

Protesters Injured in Clashes With Police in Mandalay.

Protesters were injured in Myanmar’s second largest city of Mandalay when police used rubber bullets and flash grenades to break up a protest, Friday, February 26. ––––––– READ MORE: Police and security forces in Myanmar's largest city fired warni...

3 Years After, Parents of Nigerian Girl Abducted by Boko Haram Still Plead for Her Release.

3 Years After, Parents of Nigerian Girl Abducted by Boko Haram Still Plead for Her Release.

In February of 2018, fighters of the Islamist group abducted 110 girls from their school dormitory in Dapchi; Leah Sharibu remains in captivity

Carter Center Targets Online Threats in Ethiopia

Carter Center Targets Online Threats in Ethiopia

Use of social media is changing the ways that candidates and voters interact