Iran Water Shortage Protests Result in 3rd Death, Extend Into 7th Day 

about 2 months ago

Iranian state news site quotes head of Izeh city in Iran's Khuzestan province as saying one person was killed Tuesday 

Large Fires Continue to Burn in Western US 

about 2 months ago

Better weather, including lower winds, higher humidity, could help firefighters turn tide on largest fire in US 

Interior Secretary: Drought Demands Investment, Conservation 

about 2 months ago

Deb Haaland says Biden administration's proposed fiscal 2022 budget includes $1.5 billion for Bureau of Reclamation, which manages water and power in Western states, and more than $54 million for states, tribes and communities to upgrade infrastructure and water planning projects

Over 600,000 Notified to Quarantine in British ‘Pingdemic’

about 2 months ago

Food and gas shortages are on the rise as workers are sent self-isolation alerts through NHS app

No Fans, Fewer Athletes: Tokyo Olympics Set for Unusual Opening Ceremony

about 2 months ago

Just 1,000 dignitaries will be present at the 68,000-seat Olympic Stadium for the traditional extravaganza

US Airstrikes Target Taliban, Military Equipment in Afghanistan 

about 2 months ago

US defense official tells VOA military has launched about ‘half-dozen’ strikes in support of Afghan government forces over past 30 days 

New Era of Olympic Champions Eye Tokyo Glory

about 2 months ago

So much has changed in the Olympic landscape in the five years since the Rio Games

Ankle Injury Rules Out Kenya's Kamworor

about 2 months ago

28-year-old is a three times world Half Marathon champion

Guinea Reverses Decision to Pull Out of Tokyo Olympics

about 2 months ago

Guinea had announced late Wednesday that it was canceling its participation to protect the health of its athletes

Refugee Defector from Iran to Face Iranian at Tokyo Olympics

about 2 months ago

First Iranian women to win an Olympic medal, Kimia Alizadeh, left Iran citing institutional sexism

Biden Condemns Cuba for Crackdown on Freedom Protesters 

about 2 months ago

US sanctions Cuban military chief, internal security division that led attacks on demonstrators

How Social Media Gave Cuban Protesters a Voice

about 2 months ago

Protesters across Cuba use social media to amplify their demands and find ways to circumvent internet blocks, experts say

US Training of Foreign Militaries to Continue Despite Haiti Assassination

about 2 months ago

The Pentagon says there are no links between training given to seven Colombian nationals and their alleged participation in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moise

Myanmar Military Accused of Arresting Doctors While COVID Infections Rise

about 2 months ago

Angered by their support for anti-junta protests, military has arrested several doctors treating COVID patients independently

Calls Grow for Emergency Visas for Afghans Working With US Media

about 2 months ago

A coalition of American news outlets calls on Biden, Congress to provide special visas for Afghan media workers who face Taliban threat over foreign press connections

Merkel Defends Russian Gas Pipeline Deal Without More US Sanctions

about 2 months ago

German leader says pact is ‘good for Ukraine,’ with plans for alternative energy investments, but Nord Stream 2 line will bypass both Ukraine and Poland

9 Indicted in US for Being Illegal Agents of China

about 2 months ago

Individuals accused of harassing, stalking, attempting to coerce Chinese citizens residing in US to return to China

Cameroon Police Intercept Pangolin Scales Trafficked From 3 Central African States

about 2 months ago

Authorities said they seized parts of an estimated 2,000 pangolins poached in Cameroon and neighboring Equatorial Guinea and Gabon

Thousands of Websites Go Down in Global Outage

about 2 months ago

Partial internet blackout appears to have been resolved as many of the impacted sites are returning online

WHO Urges African Nations to Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccinations

about 2 months ago

Nearly 60 million vaccine doses from the United States, Europe set to arrive in the continent in the coming weeks

DACA in doubt after court ruling: 3 questions answered

about 2 months ago

Pandemic has teens feeling worried, unmotivated and disconnected from school

about 2 months ago

House Votes to Evacuate More Afghan Allies as US War Ends

about 2 months ago

The Biden administration says there are 20,000 applicants so far, half of whom have not completed initial stages of review for the visas

China's Zhengzhou Begins Cleanup After Deadly Storms

about 2 months ago

Floodwaters in the central Chinese city and surrounding areas killed at least 33 people

First Lady Jill Biden Arrives in Japan for Olympics

about 2 months ago

The delayed games are being held against a backdrop of rising coronavirus cases

Bomb techs erred in South Los Angeles explosion, says city police department chief

about 2 months ago

Clearance of Tropical Mountain Forests in Southeast Asia Expanding, Accelerating, Says Study

about 2 months ago

Loss of trees challenges efforts to conserve biodiversity, limit climate change, say researchers

US Jobless Benefit Claims Increase

about 2 months ago

World’s biggest economy on uneven recovery from coronavirus pandemic

4 Journalists at Shut Hong Kong Paper Charged with Collusion

about 2 months ago

All four were charged with conspiring to 'collude with a foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security' under the city's year-old national security law

China Rejects Second Probe Into Coronavirus Origin

about 2 months ago

Official says proposal lacks 'common sense,' betrays disrespect toward science


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