Voice of America

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 06:29
As Islamic State (IS) fighters launched fresh attacks near northern Syrian border towns Thursday, U.S. policy experts and lawmakers say IS is growing in strength and number and that may warrant greater U.S. military involvement.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:38
In Kenya, police killings are a sadly common affair.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:27
Democracy is under attack in Europe and Eurasia. In a new report, Freedom House says worsening corruption, abuses of power, and the rise of extremist parties are leaving many countries vulnerable to interference from outside actors.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 05:42
The detention for several months of 84 children in Cameroon has highlighted concern that the regional campaign against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to rights abuses.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 06:27
Nigeria’s military is set to address accusations by Amnesty International that soldiers at the front lines in the fight against Boko Haram committed human rights violations and extrajudicial killings.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:42
Security forces in Somalia halted an attack Thursday by al-Shabab militants targeting a political conference in the central town of Adado.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 06:34
The International Criminal Court says the trial of former Congo militia leader Bosco Ntaganda will start in July, weighing charges including murder, rape and using child soldiers.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 06:21
Cameroon has assembled all its Muslim leaders in the capital, Yaounde, to teach them how to identify and denounce promoters of the Islamic State group's radical ideology.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 06:24
Central Asia has increasingly become a source of foreign fighters for militants operating in the Middle East, especially the self-declared Islamic State.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 06:15
Experts say some of the challenges that Central Asian governments face are of their own making: widespread corruption, lack of the rule of law and violation of human rights.