Charleston, South Carolina, is a city in shock after a white gunman allegedly shot nine people dead after attending a Bible study in a historic black church, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, in the city. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky reports from Charleston.
The suspect in the Wednesday shooting in an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, was charged Friday with nine counts of murder and one count of criminal possession of a firearm. A judge in Charleston set bail of $1 million for 21-old Dylann Roof on the firearms charge but said he d
Residents of the northern Syrian town Kobani celebrate the victory of Kurdish YPG and other forces over Islamic State fighters and the current advance on the IS de facto capital, Raqqa. VOA Kurdish Service's Mamoud Bali reports from Kobani, which ousted IS forces earlier this year.
Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, that killed nine people. The 21-year old white man suspected of the crime was caught in a neighboring state after friends and family recognized him on surveillance video. Zlatica Hoke reports