All posts in World

  • Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
    WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador
    June 20, 2012, by VOANews

    Ecuador’s foreign minister says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked for political asylum in the South American nation. Ricardo Patino told reporters in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, Tuesday that the country […]

  • hand pointing over keyboard of laptop computer
    Flame malware: Hard-drive horror
    June 19, 2012, by Niklas Jakobsson of The Budapest Times

    The recent discovery of the Flame malware is the latest in a series of revelations about malicious software that suggest cyber war is already a reality.  In fact, Flame might […]

  • Barack Obama
    Obama, G20 press Europe on economic plan
    June 19, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Europe’s financial crisis took center stage on Monday as the Group of 20 economic summit began in Mexico.  President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders continued to urge European nations […]

  • euro coins of various values
    G20 leaders arrive in Mexico for summit
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    World leaders are gathering in Mexico for a two-day G20 summit which begins Monday in the Pacific coast resort of Los Cabos amid turmoil in the eurozone and worsening bloodshed […]

  • russian president vladimir putin
    Russia Watch: Putin fails to scare Moscow’s middle class
    June 17, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    The young protester handing out fake “Go Straight to Jail” tickets just didn’t get it. In advance of Tuesday’s protest demonstrations, President Putin signed into law a bill raising individual […]

  • a pair of handcuffs
    First court sentences for Euro 2012 hooligans
    June 15, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Fast-track courts in Warsaw have handed out 23 sentences so far to hooligans following clashes that broke out ahead of a tense Poland-Russia Euro 2012 match this week. Police detained […]

  • Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi starts tour of Europe
    June 14, 2012, by VOANews

    Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Switzerland at the start of a historic European tour, which will see her accept the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to […]

  • a fanned-out sheaf of euro notes
    Euro zone crisis expected to dominate G20 Summit
    June 14, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Much of President Barack Obama’s attention at next week’s Group of 20 economic summit in Mexico’s Pacific resort of Los Cabos may be focused on trying to help Europe solve its money […]

  • British foreign secretary William Hague
    Britain warns Syria follows path of Balkans
    June 13, 2012, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Britain has warned that Syria risks becoming “the next Bosnia.” British Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Syrian government’s use of heavy weapons against the population, and the lack of […]