August 04, 2015 Washington DC 10:04 AM


Media Relations / Press Releases

VOA Presents Special Series on 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

July 31, 2015
VOA has released a four-part special series on what is considered the most effective piece of civil rights legislation enacted in the United States, the Voting Rights Act of 1965. More

VOA On-the-Scene with the President in Africa

The Voice of America will provide live, on-the-scene coverage of President Obama’s trip to Africa as he arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, to join President Uhuru Kenyatta to co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and then travel on to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Secretary Kerry to VOA Persian: Iran Deal will Make the World Safer

In a one-on-one TV interview with VOA Persian Director, Setareh Derakhshesh, Kerry said “If we implement this, then we are on a path to perhaps opening up a set of opportunities.”

VOA Provides Comprehensive Coverage of Historic Iran Nuclear Agreement

VOA has provided extensive, around-the-clock coverage across various platforms on the historic agreement between Iran and the U.S., Great Britain, France, China, Russia, plus Germany and the European Union.

Voice of America Marks 20th Anniversary of Genocide in Srebrenica

The Voice of America hosted a panel discussion in Washington, DC marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia.

VOA Launches Audio App in Partnership with AudioNow

The Voice of America, in partnership with AudioNow Digital, launched an audio-only app that will allow users to listen to VOA programming over data or cellular voice connections.

Bosnia: 20 Years After Srebrenica

On July 8, the Voice of America will present a special panel to discuss the significance and implications of the Srebrenica genocide.

VOA on Assignment at the Nuclear Talks with Iran in Vienna

VOA Persian is presenting a series of new programs discussing and analyzing the tough issues under negotiation.

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.

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