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As Russia's President Vladimir Putin faces international pressure over Ukraine and a failing economy, unofficial domestic groups are rallying to his support. One such youth organization, CET, or Network, uses creative multimedia to appeal to Russia's urban youth with patriotic propaganda. VOA's Dani
The death of Saudi Arabia’s king, the collapse of a U.S.-friendly government in Yemen and a problematic relationship with Israel’s leadership are presenting a new set of complications for the Obama administration and its Middle East policy. Not only is the U.S. leader dealing with adversaries in Ira
Nigerian troops are fighting Boko Haram militants to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno. The conflict with Boko Haram has intensified and is a major issue in the upcoming presidential election. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s "Middle Belt" has long been the site of fighting between Muslims and Christi
The United States is echoing concerns from Western allies about Russia’s continued interference in eastern Ukraine. U.S. military officials say Moscow’s support for separatists is “troubling,” as is the presence of what they call “a strong Russian force postured along the Ukrainian-Russian border.”
Greece’s youngest-ever prime minister, 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, was sworn in Monday after his victorious far-left Syriza party entered a coalition with far right rivals. Tsipras says he will restore dignity to Greece by ending spending cuts. So begins a new chapter for the country at the epicent
U.S. President Barack Obama says the United States and India must do better to capitalize on untapped potential in their economic relationship - by removing some of the roadblocks to greater trade and investment. As VOA correspondent Aru Pande reports from New Delhi, Obama spoke after participating
US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Nigeria Sunday in a show of the level of concern within the U.S. and the international community over next month’s presidential election. Chris Stein reports.
The mood on the streets of Saudi Arabia’s capital Friday was one of deep sorrow as prayers for King Abdullah were said in mosques across the nation following his death. Even as new Saudi King Salman pledged on Friday to maintain existing energy and foreign policies, condolences for King Abdullah con
Just hours after Thailand’s attorney general’s office announced the country’s former prime minister would be indicted for negligence of duty, the junta’s hand-picked national assembly impeached her in a secret ballot. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman in Bangkok reports this all comes eight months afte
Saudi Arabia’s longtime monarch, King Abdullah, died early Friday and was buried in the capital, Riyadh. New King Salman, his half brother, is pledging to continue the policies of his predecessors. VOA's Jeff Custer reports.
The White House says President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Washington in March to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress.