The Voice of America

The Voice of America

Your source for news and information from around the world.

1686846 followers  •  248 follow  •    •  

The ferry service was also shut in line with COVID-19 restrictions imposed by Bangladesh government, which includes a ban on inter-district travel. (AP)

Ethiopia Must Set Right Environment for Election, US Says

Thousands rushed to board ferries at the Mawa Ferry Ghat as train and most government bus services remained shut. (AP)

Nepal Struggles With 2nd COVID Wave as India's Outbreak Spills Across Border

Ooi Leng Chye is a member of a Malaysian group that saves bees and their nests when they are discovered in cities, seeking to prevent the creatures from being destroyed by those who view them as pests. (AFP)

3 Myanmar Journalists Arrested in Thailand

Tune in tomorrow on Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren. We discuss Global Freedom of the press and the challenges journalists are facing in a climate of hostility and restrictions. Watch here:

tweet picture

Kenya Suspends All Flights To and From Somalia

China Population Growth Falls to Lowest Rate in Decades


? CORONAVIRUS UPDATE DEATHS ?? China 26 CONFIRMED CASES ?? China 845 ?? US 2 ?? France 2 ??Nepal 1 ?? Japan 2 ?? Singapore 3 ?? South Korea 2 ?? Taiwan 1 ?? Thailand 4 ?? Vietnam 2 (Source: VOA/ AFP)

"Find your name [and] find your voice." K-Pop band, BTS leader Kim Namjoon, 24, said in a speech that went viral on social media. ? K-Pop Band Goes Viral with UN Plea to Young People

Clashes broke out in parts of Srinagar, in Indian-administered Kashmir, following Friday prayers. Angry protesters threw stones at Indian security forces while chanting freedom slogans. Indian security forces responded with tear gas. (AP)

CORONAVIRUS: Social media footage shows women playing tennis across rooftops in Finale Ligure, northern Italy, Saturday, as the country's coronavirus lockdown continues. (AFP)