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russia strikes syria photo russian defence ministry
October 6, 2015, by VOANews

NATO is demanding an immediate explanation after Turkey reported multiple incursions by Russian fighter jets into its airspace over two days, with a top Moscow official blaming poor weather for […]

russia strikes syria photo russian defence ministry

Coalition urges Russia to stop targeting Syria opposition

October 2, 2015, by VOANews

Russia carried out more airstrikes in Syria Friday, as a U.S-led coalition urged Moscow to halt any attacks on the Syrian opposition and focus on Isla ...


Fears over Turkey media freedom grow

October 2, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

A prominent Turkish columnist and television news anchor, Ahmet Hakan, has been beaten up outside his Istanbul home.  The attack on Hakan, who faced ...

Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic President of the Republic of Croatia Photo UN Photo Cia Pak

Croatian president: Migrant crisis ‘a textbook example of the consequences of inaction’

October 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Leaders from Croatia and Serbia have joined others – including Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev – who have told the UN General ...

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    NASA: Strong evidence of liquid water on Mars
    September 28, 2015, by VOANews

    NASA scientists have found strong evidence of salt water streams on Mars, at least during the red planet’s summer, the space agency announced Monday. The lines of “hydrated” salt minerals […]

  • An eclipse occurs when the Earth, moon and sun are in perfect alignment, blanketing the moon in the Earth's shadow. (Courtsey of NASA Ames Research Center/Brian Day)
    Rare Supermoon eclipse will be last until 2033
    September 22, 2015, by VOANews

    In the wake of the pope’s visit to the United States, a rare – and unrelated celestial event – will happen in the heavens. You’ll see it either Sunday or […]

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    US agency: Global heat hits record highs
    September 18, 2015, by VOANews

    Across the globe the heat is unrelenting, setting new temperature highs by the month that are unparalleled in 136 years of record-keeping, says the U.S. weather agency. Last month was […]

  • "Blood moon" eclipse in Sierra Nevada, California, in April 2014. Photo: Doug Jones/
    Total lunar eclipse to be visible from Europe
    September 11, 2015, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    People in Europe will have a chance to see a total lunar eclipse on the night of September 27–28. The eclipse is visible from much of the world, but times […]

  • A constant steam of migrants arriving despite rain Thu in border town Roske Hungary from Serbia Photo A Tanzeem  VOA
    US to accept 10 000 Syrian refugees
    September 10, 2015, by VOANews

    The United States said Thursday it will accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year and increase its humanitarian assistance for those fleeing the violence in Syria. White […]