Voice of America

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 06:54
The Pakistani Taliban have set up camps and sent hundreds of men to Syria to fight alongside rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad, militants said on Sunday, in a strategy aimed at cementing ties with al-Qaida's central leadership.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 09:01
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 06:51
A U.S. federal court has found three Somali men guilty of hijacking a boat and killing four Americans in 2011 off the coast of Somalia.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 06:44
A new report finds corruption by public officials remains a major problem in countries across Africa - with one notable exception.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 07:48
United Nations should consider deploying surveillance drones and helicopter gunships in South Sudan because peacekeepers are struggling to protect civilians from violence and rights abuses, the U.N. special envoy to South Sudan said.
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 10:52
The African Union announced Friday that Egypt’s membership has been suspended due to the military action in Cairo that deposed President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the nation's constitution.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 08:24
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will chair a meeting of the U.N. Security Council later this month aimed at strengthening efforts to achieve peace in Central Africa’s Great Lakes region.   
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 07:54
As the Nigerian government battles Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast, officials are also grappling with how to end the fighting and what to do with the rebels once peace is restored.  New York-based Human Rights Watch says when the battle is done there will be no peace without justice.  But some Nigerian leaders say the battles will never end without compromise.