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VOA: US Launches Program to Capture, Analyze Evidence of Russian War Crimes in Ukraine

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of war crimes and...

VOA: China’s Economy Contracts Sharply in April on Lockdowns

China's retail and industrial production dropped sharply in April, as lockdowns across the country kept consumers from shopping and factories from producing...

VOA: Russia: 959 Ukrainian Troops Surrender in Mariupol  

Russia’s defense ministry said Wednesday 959 Ukrainian troops have surrendered this week at the last stronghold in the besieged port city of...

NPR: Finland and Sweden formally submit NATO membership applications

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that Finland, Sweden have officially applied to join the world's biggest military alliance, a move driven...

VOA: 44% of China’s Imprisoned Journalists Are Uyghurs

A group of U.S. House lawmakers introduced a resolution on Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day, which named countries including China, Russia and Belarus as...

VOA: Afghanistan Poverty Bears More Child Brides

For several months Pashtana kept rejecting marriage proposals made for her 14-year-old daughter, Zarghona, until she had to make a final decision. 

VOA: North Korea Launches Probable Ballistic Missile

North Korea launched a ballistic missile Wednesday, Japan and South Korea reported, the latest in a series of tests that have upset...

VOA: EU Proposes Ban on Russian Oil, Bank Sanctions

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen unveiled a new package of sanctions that includes a ban on all Russian oil, with...

VOA: World Press Freedom Day Marked with Pledges to Protect Journalists

As the world marks World Press Freedom Day on May 3, leaders and international organizations are stressing the importance of protecting journalists,...

CNN: Greenpeace activists tried to block a Russian oil tanker heading to Norway

Norwegian police arrested seven Greenpeace activists on Monday after they chained themselves to a Russian oil tanker to try to prevent it docking at a...

VOA: Iran Guards Seize Ship Smuggling Fuel in Gulf, State Media Say

Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign vessel smuggling fuel in the Persian Gulf and arrested its crew members, state media said Sunday,...

VOA: EU, India Agree to Broaden Ties Amid Ukraine War

The European Union (EU) and India agreed on Monday to set up a trade and technology council to step up cooperation, as...

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