July 04, 2015 Washington DC 6:07 AM


Media Relations / Press Releases

VOA on Assignment at the Nuclear Talks with Iran in Vienna

June 29, 2015
VOA Persian is presenting a series of new programs discussing and analyzing the tough issues under negotiation. More

VOA Tibetan Offers Millions of Viewers Rare Glimpse of Dalai Lama’s ‘Long Life Ceremony’

The Service marked the occasion of the Dalai Lama’s upcoming 80th birthday with a historic four-hour live TV program.

VOA Tibetan is marking the Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday

On July 6, 2015, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is turning 80 years old. VOA’s Tibetan Service is marking the occasion with a 4-hour live TV program.

VOA and Newseum Host Discussion about Police, Cameras and the Constitution

Voice of America, in partnership with the Newseum, hosted a panel discussion Wednesday examining how new electronic devices are affecting the relationship between police and the American public.

"I’m an avid listener of VOA," says new Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari chose VOA for his very first one-on-one interview, after his inauguration, to an international broadcaster.

VOA Reports on Rise and Fall in Turkey

The Voice of America provided extensive coverage of the parliamentary elections in Turkey over the weekend.

Serbian Leader Tells VOA His U.S. Visit Increases ‘Mutual Understanding’

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic concluded his first official visit to the United States as Serbia’s leader with an interview at VOA headquarters in Washington.

“Pakistan has created enough mischief” – Former Afghan President tells VOA

Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, had a reputation for speaking bluntly during the years he was in power.

'Until They Are Killed or We Die' -- President of Iraq Talks with VOA

What is the security situation in Iraq? Why have Sunnis joined Islamic State forces? What is the role of the United States?

Current Time Expanding in Eastern Europe

Current Time, a TV news program for Russian-speaking audiences in countries bordering Russia, launched its new weekend edition with shows affording viewers a fresh alternative to Russian-controlled TV.

VOA on the Frontlines of Political Crisis in Burundi

Voice of America is leading international coverage of the political upheaval in Burundi with on-the-scene reporting and new programming in Kirundi, Kinyarwanda, French, Swahili, and English.

VOA Boosts Broadcasts to Burundi as Civilians Flee Political Violence

Voice of America today began boosting broadcasts to Burundi where at least 14 people have been and killed and more than 200 injured in protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term.

VOA Report: Qatari Company Fires Almost Half Its North Korean Workforce

In a Voice of America exclusive, VOA’s Korean Service reports that a well-known construction company in Qatar has fired 90 North Korean laborers.

New York Festivals Honors VOA Documentary

The VOA documentary AIDS: Living in the Shadows won the Silver World Medal at the 2015 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards.

One Year In Captivity: Anniversary of Nigeria’s Chibok Girls Marked by VOA

Voice of America today marked the first anniversary of Boko Haram’s abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls who are still missing and thought to be captives of the terrorist group in the forests of northern Nigeria.

David Ensor Stepping Down as VOA Director

Voice of America Director David Ensor today announced his resignation after nearly four years leading the nation’s international state broadcaster.

VOA Announces New Managing Editor for News Center

Voice of America has named Clara Dominguez as Managing Editor of the VOA News Center, the main source of news-gathering and production for a weekly audience of more than 172 million people in nearly 50 languages.

Nigeria’s Big Election Gets Big VOA Coverage

Voice of America will provide unprecedented coverage of Nigeria’s presidential election, being held Saturday.

Relations with US Are Back on Track, Afghan Leaders Tell VOA

Voice of America gave millions of Afghans a front row view of their new leaders visiting Washington.

VOA Exclusive: Nigeria Brings in Foreign Soldiers To Fight Boko Haram

Nigerian military sources told VOA that soldiers from South Africa and other countries are in Nigeria fighting Boko Haram.

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