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59 Cuban Protesters Prosecuted So Far; Hundreds Were Arrested

59 Cuban Protesters Prosecuted So Far; Hundreds Were Arrested

Fifty-nine Cubans have been prosecuted so far for participating in unprecedented demonstrations against the government earlier this month, a senior...

US Infrastructure Proposal May Move Forward Despite Senate Stall

US Infrastructure Proposal May Move Forward Despite Senate Stall

Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA senior diplomatic correspondent, Cindy Saine, and senior reporter for Marketplace,...

US Infrastructure Proposal May Move Forward Despite Senate Stall

US Infrastructure Proposal May Move Forward Despite Senate Stall

Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA senior diplomatic correspondent, Cindy Saine, and senior reporter for Marketplace,...

UN Experts: Africa Became Hardest Hit by Terrorism This Year

UN Experts: Africa Became Hardest Hit by Terrorism This Year

Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida...

Reporter’s Notebook: When the Taliban First Came to Kabul 

Reporter’s Notebook: When the Taliban First Came to Kabul 

Editor’s note: The U.S. departure from Afghanistan marks another major turning point for the Taliban, the militant group with a...

China Rejects Second Probe Into Coronavirus Origin

China Rejects Second Probe Into Coronavirus Origin

China has rejected the World Health Organization’s proposal for a second phase of its investigation into the origin of the...

Is Polarized America Primed for a Breakout Third Party?

Is Polarized America Primed for a Breakout Third Party?

The ouster of Republican Liz Cheney from her leadership position in the House of Representatives could provide fertile ground for the emergence...

Tanzania’s Main Opposition Leader Freeman Mbowe Arrested

Tanzania’s Main Opposition Leader Freeman Mbowe Arrested

Tanzania’s main opposition party, the Party for Democracy and Progress, also known as Chadema, says police have detained their leader...

Hong Kong Police Arrest Another Apple Daily Editor Under Security Law

Hong Kong Police Arrest Another Apple Daily Editor Under Security Law

A former senior editor of Hong Kong’s shuttered pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily was arrested by national security police on Wednesday morning.  A...

Africa News Tonight

Africa News Tonight

Thai Government’s Bungled Vaccine Rollout Unites Historically Divided Public in Anger

Thai Government’s Bungled Vaccine Rollout Unites Historically Divided Public in Anger

Anger is building at the administration of Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha for a slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout, which has...

African Beat

African Beat