October 20, 2014 Washington DC 8:32 PM


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New TV Show Brings ‘Facts, not Lies,’ to Russian Speakers

October 14, 2014
“Current Time” is one part of U.S. international media’s efforts to respond to official propaganda in and around Russia. More

Kerry Talks with VOA about Peace Prize Winners and Afghan Peace Prospects

“Terrific.” That’s what Secretary of State John Kerry said about the news that children's rights advocates Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

VOA Journalist Will Be Front and Center at Ukraine’s Election Debates

VOA journalist and broadcaster Myroslava Gongadze has been selected to co-host a series of parliamentary election debates on one of Ukraine’s major networks, First National TV.

VOA Partners with Leading Radio Station in Haiti

The Voice of America will expand its broadcast footprint through a newly minted agreement with Radio Télé Caraibes, FM 94.5 and AM 1150, a market-leading radio station in Port-au-Prince, Haiti with coverage in selected cities across the county.

VOA Launches Kurd Connection

The Kurdish Service of Voice of America today launched an expanded live version of its Kurd Connection TV Program to Iraqi-Kurdistan.

Putin Foe Speaks to VOA

After being silent about it for more than ten years, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the most well-known political opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is once again talking Russian politics.

VOA Goes to the Heart of Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone and Liberia

A reporter for VOA based in Sierra Leone, Adam Bailes, recently became one of the first journalists to travel to the Ebola-stricken village of Makeni, in Sierra Leone’s Northern Province. He filed a heartbreaking video report.

Information That Can Save Lives

Throughout its history, VOA has always delivered the news. For months now, in its coverage of the Ebola crisis, VOA has been delivering news that saves lives.

Russian Channel Suspends Show with VOA

A breakthrough weekly show involving Russian and American journalists and guests has been “suspended”, the Russian Business Channel (RBC) says, for the next two weeks.

Something New for Russians

For the past two weeks, TV audiences in Russia have had a chance to see something exceedingly unusual on Russian airwaves: candid exchanges about U.S. and Russian policies, including criticism of the Putin government.

VOA Russian and Russian Affiliate Launch New Show about US-Russian Relations

Cold War? -- a groundbreaking interactive TV show co-produced by Voice of America’s Russian Service and the Russian Business Channel -- premiered live today in a primetime slot to audiences in Russia.

VOA Peerless in Coverage of U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Twelve African heads of state granted Voice of America exclusive interviews during last week’s historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, underscoring VOA’s impact across the continent.

Voice of America Ends Greek Broadcasts

After 72 years on air, the Voice of America Greek Service -- one of its longest-running language services -- is signing off today for the last time, bidding adieu to loyal listeners in Greece, Cyprus, and beyond.

VOA Partners with NRT TV in Iraqi Kurdistan

Voice of America’s Kurdish-language TV program is now airing on NRT TV, one of the most popular channels in Iraqi Kurdistan.

VOA Report Goes to the Land Where Terror Is Routine: Northern Nigeria

Voice of America brings the battle for power being waged in Nigeria to the mobile phones and desktops of the world with a unique special report.

President of Somalia Tells VOA Somalis Support His Government, not al-Shabab

The president of Somalia says his government is winning the battle against the Islamist militant group al-Shabab.

VOA Covers Young Africa Leaders Initiative Summit

All eight of VOA’s Africa Division language services – in 16 languages -- as well as English to Africa and VOA’s Central Newsroom, are reporting on YALI in-depth on a variety of multimedia platforms.

VOA Premieres AIDS Documentary at World AIDS Conference

A stirring new VOA documentary, AIDS: Living in the Shadows, is making its world premiere today at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, with some help from the star power of Sir Elton John.

VOA Exclusive Interview with President Karzai

In an exclusive interview with Voice of America, Afghan President Hamid Karzai made clear his displeasure with the audit deal recently brokered by Secretary of State Kerry. He accepted it, though, because the “Afghan people are waiting ... impatiently to have a new president.”

Foe to Friend: Former Secretary of State Baker on Eduard Shevardnadze

James Baker, U.S. Secretary of State at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union, spoke with VOA July 10 about the recent death of Eduard Shevardnadze, calling him “one of the true architects of a peaceful end to the Cold War.”

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