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Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Center-leaning Manuel Valls will face more liberal Benoit Hamon in a runoff January 29 when French left-wing voters will choose their candidate to confront conservative and nationalist rivals…

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

PENTAGON —  A brief lockdown at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona has been lifted Monday, an Air Force spokesman told VOA. Air Force spokesman Major Andrew Schrag said the…

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

LONDON —  Britain’s power since 1945 has depended on hugging the United States as hard as it can — the trans-Atlantic partnership between Washington and London has magnified Britain…

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

LIBREVILLE —  Some fans approach football with near religious fervor, and Christian preachers in Africa have been converging on Gabon, hoping to capitalize on the excitement surrounding the Africa Cup of…

Next Star Wars Movie Title Announced

Next Star Wars Movie Title Announced

The title of the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been revealed. Star Wars: Episode VIII will be called Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The movie, which is…

Blinking Acts Like ‘Steadicam of the Mind’

Blinking Acts Like ‘Steadicam of the Mind’

On average, people blink tens of thousands of times a day, and while it was thought the involuntary motion served mainly to lubricate the eyeballs, a new study suggests blinking…

Top Hamas Leader in Gaza Visits Egypt, 1st Trip Since 2013

Top Hamas Leader in Gaza Visits Egypt, 1st Trip Since 2013

CAIRO —  The top Hamas official from the Gaza Strip has arrived in Egypt for meetings with security officials, the highest level visit by a member of the Palestinian militant group…

Kenya Fits Lion with Tracking Device to Stop It Straying into Town

Kenya Fits Lion with Tracking Device to Stop It Straying into Town

NAIROBI —  Kenyan authorities have fitted a tracking device a onto one of the 36 lions that live in a wildlife park on the outskirts of the capital city, aiming to…

Iraq Premier Orders Probe into Violations by Troops in Mosul

Iraq Premier Orders Probe into Violations by Troops in Mosul

BAGHDAD —  Iraq’s prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic…

Ethics Watchdog to File Lawsuit Against Trump

Ethics Watchdog to File Lawsuit Against Trump

Donald Trump’s U.S. presidency is just a few days old, but an ethics watchdog is ready to file a lawsuit against him for allegedly violating an obscure…