U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States is not going to get further involved in Syria despite ordering last week’s missile attack on the Syrian air base believed to be the source of the chemical weapons that killed scores […]
United Nations and international aid agencies warn the chances are growing for mass deaths from starvation in the Horn of Africa, Yemen, Nigeria, and South Sudan. Lack of money is pushing the humanitarian crisis ever closer.
by William Gallo, VOA News WASHINGTON — Just one week ago, U.S. President Donald Trump stood before a crowd of construction workers and made the same promise he did hundreds of times during his presidential campaign. “I’m not, and I don’t want […]
U.S. Defense Department officials tell VOA that the U.S. has fired dozens of precision guided missiles at Sharyat Airfield in Syria in response for a gruesome chemical weapons attack blamed on President Bashar al-Assad’s forces that killed about 100 civilians.
It surrendered weapons, not weapons scientists An oxygen mask, placed on a child’s mouth to desperately force air in, was supposed to be a past horror of war. Tuesday’s chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun in northwestern Syria […]
It’s unlikely a complete wall of concrete will be built along the American border with Mexico as U.S. President Donald Trump has promised, the head of Homeland Security said Wednesday. “It’s unlikely that we will build a wall or physical […]
Margaret Besheer, Peter Heinlein – VOA News Turkey says autopsy results on three Syrians killed in an air attack show they died as a result of exposure to chemical weapons. The three Syrians died after they were sent to Turkey […]
Addressing the United Nations Security Council today, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley pulled no punches, strongly condemning Russia, Iran and the Syrian government Wednesday over the chemical weapons attack on civilians. Signaling a shift in tone, if […]
WASHINGTON — Several businessmen and celebrities from the former Soviet Union gathered on the Turkish Riviera in June 2005 to celebrate the grand opening of what was billed then as the country’s most luxurious hotel. The owners were from Russia, […]
by Jamie Dettmer, Richard Green The U.N. Security Council is holding an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss a chemical weapons attack in Syria that has killed scores of people, amid a continuing global chorus of condemnation over the incident. Observers, […]