Burmese President Thein Sein defended his government’s record on human rights issues before a live studio audience at Voice of America Sunday, the first day of his visit to the United States.
A former Chechen rebel fighter living in the United States tells VOA he met several times with Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev prior to the attack that killed three and wounded more than 260 others.
Mastering hard-to-say names from around the world is now easier and faster than ever with Voice of America’s newly updated online pronunciation guide.
Slain VOA reporter Mukarram Khan Aatif–one of 82 journalists who lost their lives in 2012–was honored in Washington Monday as the Newseum added new names to its memorial for fallen journalists.
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud tells a VOA sponsored town hall meeting in London that young people are still joining the al-Shabab militant group because of the “weakness” of Somali leaders.
Presidents, diplomats, Balkan officials and members of the U.S. Congress paid an emotional tribute to the Voice of America’s Albanian Service Tuesday, as the service marked the 70th anniversary of its first broadcast in 1943.
Listening to your favorite VOA programs, reading headlines from around the world, or keeping up with science and technology, are now easier than ever on your smart phone with VOA’s new improved mobile site.
More than 26-million adults across Latin America are getting up-to-date news and information from Voice of America each week, thanks in part to an expanding number of affiliate stations.
Reductions of some shortwave and medium wave transmissions allow VOA to comply with budget cuts required by sequestration and to avoid furloughs of staff members.
One of Voice of America’s longest running radio shows, Music Time in Africa, has been inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
The new 93.5 FM transmitter will provide audiences in Juba with the latest news, talk shows, music and sports, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Persian New Year celebrated with 14 hours of special Nowruz programing, including a holiday message from President Obama, live musical performances and a screening of the film, 'America So Beautiful'.