Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

Nigeria's Biafra Separatists See Hope in Trump

Nigeria's Biafra Separatists See Hope in Trump

ABUJA, NIGERIA —  The head of the Biafra separatist movement in Nigeria has written an open letter to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. The movement hopes Trump, who backed British…

Trailblazing American Journalist Gwen Ifill Dead at 61

Trailblazing American Journalist Gwen Ifill Dead at 61

Gwen Ifill, one of the most prominent African-American journalists in the U.S., has died after battling cancer for months. She was 61. Ifill joined PBS as the moderator…

November 14, 2016

November 14, 2016

A look at the best news photos from around the world. http://www.voanews.com/a/november-14-2016-day-in-photos/3595530.html…

Moscow Clout Rises as Bulgaria, Moldova Elect Pro-Russia Leaders

Moscow Clout Rises as Bulgaria, Moldova Elect Pro-Russia Leaders

MOSCOW —  Voters in Europe’s poorest country, Moldova, and the European Union’s poorest member, Bulgaria, elected Russia-leaning presidents Sunday. In Bulgaria, Socialist-backed General Rumen Radev, a former…

Veterans Help Stranded Springsteen

Veterans Help Stranded Springsteen

A New Jersey motorcyclist who stopped to help a fellow biker was shocked to find it was none other than rock and roll legend Bruce Springsteen. “It is a day…

Sweden Questions WikiLeaks’ Assange on Rape Accusations

Sweden Questions WikiLeaks’ Assange on Rape Accusations

Swedish law enforcement officials interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about rape accusations on Monday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been holed up since 2012. “Ecuador…

IOM: African Migrants Deported From Yemen Under Deplorable Conditions

IOM: African Migrants Deported From Yemen Under Deplorable Conditions

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports Yemeni authorities are deporting hundreds of migrants from the Horn of Africa to Djibouti under deplorable conditions.   IOM does not assist governments in…

Kendall Jenner Disappears from Instagram

Kendall Jenner Disappears from Instagram

The Kardashian clan might be getting serious about taking a step back from social media. Kendall Jenner’s Instagram account vanished over the weekend, but her 68 million followers…

Trump's First Appointments Present Clash of Visions

Trump's First Appointments Present Clash of Visions

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has presented a clash of visions with his first White House appointments, naming a consummate Washington insider as his chief of staff and a…

Pence's Transition Job Could Signal Key Role in White House

Pence's Transition Job Could Signal Key Role in White House

President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to empower his running mate Mike Pence to steer the presidential transition gives the soon-to-be vice president a powerful hand in…