Tesla Announces Quickest Electric Car

Tesla Announces Quickest Electric Car

Tesla Announces Quickest Electric Car

What’s the fastest accelerating car in the world that you can buy without a special order and for a relatively affordable price compared to other high performance cars? Instead…

Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices

Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices

Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices

QUITO —  Iran and Ecuador on Wednesday discussed ways that the two countries can strengthen oil prices as Iran signals it may support joint efforts by exporters to prop up flagging…

Maine Land From Burt's Bees Founder is New National Monument

Maine Land From Burt's Bees Founder is New National Monument

Maine Land From Burt's Bees Founder is New National Monument

PORTLAND, MAINE —  President Barack Obama on Wednesday created a new national monument in Maine on 87,000 acres donated by the founder of Burt’s Bees, fulfilling conservationist Roxanne…

Protester Killed in Kashmir as Indian Official Visits Region to Defuse Tensions

Protester Killed in Kashmir as Indian Official Visits Region to Defuse Tensions

Protester Killed in Kashmir as Indian Official Visits Region to Defuse Tensions

NEW DELHI —  A young protester was killed Wednesday in an anti-India demonstration in Kashmir as India’s home minister began a two-day visit to the Himalayan valley…

US Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Trying to Join IS

US Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Trying to Join IS

US Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Trying to Join IS

A psychology student from the southern U.S. state of Mississippi who tried to travel to Syria with his fiancee to join Islamic State has been sentenced to eight years…

More Residents Flee Mosul

More Residents Flee Mosul

More Residents Flee Mosul

As the operation to liberate Mosul from Islamic State control looms, more residents of the city are fleeing to northern Iraq. VOA’s Kawa Omar reports. http://www.voanews.com…

Scientists Hope New Test Could Help Contain Meningitis Outbreaks

Scientists Hope New Test Could Help Contain Meningitis Outbreaks

Scientists Hope New Test Could Help Contain Meningitis Outbreaks

LONDON —  A test has been developed that could help diagnose bacterial infections including meningitis in minutes, but it could take several years before a cheap testing device is available to…

Alternative Rites of Passage for Girls Take Root in Kenya

Alternative Rites of Passage for Girls Take Root in Kenya

Alternative Rites of Passage for Girls Take Root in Kenya

Communities in southern Kenya are slowly embracing alternative rites of passage for girls. These are ceremonies that replace female genital mutilation. VOA’s Lenny Ruvaga reports from Oloitoktok, Kenya…

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Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices

QUITO —  Iran and Ecuador on Wednesday discussed ways that the two countries can strengthen oil prices as Iran signals it may support joint efforts by exporters to prop up flagging crude. Iran has been boosting output since Western sanctions were…

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Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices

Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices

QUITO —  Iran and Ecuador on Wednesday discussed ways that the two countries can strengthen oil prices as Iran signals it…

Protester Killed in Kashmir as Indian Official Visits Region to Defuse Tensions

Protester Killed in Kashmir as Indian Official Visits Region to Defuse Tensions

NEW DELHI —  A young protester was killed Wednesday in an anti-India demonstration in Kashmir as India’s home…

More Residents Flee Mosul

More Residents Flee Mosul

As the operation to liberate Mosul from Islamic State control looms, more residents of the city are fleeing to northern…

Alternative Rites of Passage for Girls Take Root in Kenya

Alternative Rites of Passage for Girls Take Root in Kenya

Communities in southern Kenya are slowly embracing alternative rites of passage for girls. These are ceremonies that replace female genital…

Zimbabwe Police Fire Warning Shots to Disperse Protesters

Zimbabwe Police Fire Warning Shots to Disperse Protesters

HARARE —  Zimbabwean police fired shots into the air and used water cannon and tear gas in downtown Harare to disperse…

Merkel Urges Judicious Moves by Remaining EU States After Brexit Vote

Merkel Urges Judicious Moves by Remaining EU States After Brexit Vote

TALLIN —  The 27 countries that will remain in the European Union after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc…