Friday, March 24
VOA visits site of the alleged worst chemical attack in Mosul
Enduring the rancid odor, watering eyes and skin problems, suspected victims of mustard gas still wait for the clean-up crews to arrive.
Weapons of ‘health destruction’ in Indian country?
At least one-third of Native Americans depend on government-issued commodities and cheap packaged food that’s high in fat, salt and chemicals.
US college foreign student applications are down for next year
The number of undergraduate applications from countries in the Middle East alone fell by 39 percent.
Could the next technological leap be the ‘Internet of Skills?’
As technology continues to catch up with what the brain can imagine, we might be able to virtualize skills and democratize labor.
Crippling drought kills 80% of Somaliland’s livestock
VOA speaks with herders who, having lost their animals and livelihood, despair about the future.
This was supposed to be the year Hong Kong might directly elect its own leader
There seems to be a growing disconnect between residents of the former British colony and its communist rulers in Beijing.
A 162-year-old blast from the past
The world’s oldest operational steam engine is back on track after being restored in India.
Impact of Soviet past lingers in Latvia
Many of the ethnic Russian minority in the Baltics are immigrants from when they were all part of the Soviet Union.