Published on Feb 22, 2013
On the eve of nuclear talks, international athletes square off in friendly competition.
Published on Feb 17, 2013
Despite the concerns of Israel, the U.S. and its Western allies, Iran denies it’s developing atomic arms under the cover of a civilian nuclear program. Meanwhile, the severe international sanctions are hitting the lives of everyday Iranians in need of medicine, as RT’s Maria Finoshina has found out.
Published on Dec 6, 2012 by VOAvideo
In recent years Pakistan has passed laws protecting women against having acid thrown on their faces or being killed to satisfy the honor of a family. Despite being legally banned, abuses against women continue. However, there are stories of individuals who stand up when the law fails them. Sharon Behn reports from Peshawar on one family whose father died trying to prevent their daughter from being given away to settle a dispute.
Published on Sep 13, 2012 by VOAvideo
new report — released jointly by three U.N. agencies and the World Bank — says that despite progress by health programs worldwide in reducing infant mortality, prospects remain dire: a child still dies every five seconds somewhere in the world. The new report calls for renewed international commitments to child survival. VOA’s Vidushi Sinha has more.
Published on Sep 12, 2012 by VOAvideo
Few women go out in Pakistan without being fully covered in traditional dress. But VOA’s Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on how two women in this Muslim country are combining modern art and a taste for high fashion to create a new fusion of wearable art in Pakistan.
Connects to President Obama’s birth certificate.
Superman: “The world’s too small. Too connected.”
The comic book hero says he will become a global citizen after being accused of being a US agent by Iran.
Superman has started a stir with a declaration in the new issue of “Action Comics” that he intends to renounce his US citizenship because he’s tired of his actions being construed as instruments of US policy.
CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on Iran’s expulsion of illegal Afghan refugees who fled the war in their homeland.