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VOA: Iran Launches Rocket Into Space as Nuclear Talks to Resume 

Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fuel rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the...

VOA: Malaysia Revives Plans to End Mandatory Death Sentences

Rights groups say they welcome the Malaysian government’s announcement to end mandatory death sentencing but question whether lawmakers will follow through, having...

NPR: Russia’s rebranded McDonald’s calls itself ‘Delicious, that’s all’

What could possibly replace McDonald's iconic Golden Arches? In the case of its new Russian spinoff, the answer appears to be orange...

REUTERS: What next? Ukraine’s allies divided over Russia endgame

 Is it better to engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine or to isolate him? Should Kyiv make...

VOA: Amnesty Accuses Russia of War Crimes in Kharkiv, Killing Hundreds

Amnesty International on Monday accused Russia of war crimes in Ukraine, saying attacks on Kharkiv, many using banned cluster bombs, had killed...

VOA: Russian Forces Push Into Center of Ukraine’s Sievierodonetsk

A Ukrainian official said Russian troops have pushed into the center of the eastern city of Sievierodonetsk and continue to shell a...

VOA: Five Non-Permanent Members Elected to UN Security Council

The U.N. General Assembly approved five new non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday, in an uncontested and anti-climactic race.

REUTERS: Moscow-backed Luhansk region in Ukraine to send ‘liberated’ grain to Russia -Tass

June 9 (Reuters) - One of two breakaway eastern Ukrainian regions backed by Moscow on Thursday said it would soon start rail...

REUTERS: Ukrainian troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

Ukrainian forces were holding out in Sievierodonetsk on Tuesday, resisting Russia's all-out assault to capture a bombed-out wasteland that Moscow has made...

VOA: In Commonwealth, Queen’s Jubilee Draws Protests, Apathy

After seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is widely viewed in the U.K. as a rock in turbulent times. But...

VOA: Drought Affects Almost Half of Somalia as Famine Looms  

At a news conference in Mogadishu, Somalia’s special envoy for humanitarian issues on Monday said more than six million Somalis were affected...

VOA: EU Agrees to Ban Majority of Russian Oil

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Tuesday that an EU embargo on most Russian oil imports will mean Russia gets...

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