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In Fight Against Repression, Actor's Release a Victory for Russian Civil Society

Public pressure, including from famous faces in the Russian entertainment industry, has led to the release of a young actor in what observers say is a victory by civil society against state repression. As Ricardo Marquina and Olga Pavlova report from Moscow, Russian authorities have, after massive street protests, overturned a three-and-a-half-year prison sentence for an actor accused, without substantial evidence, of assaulting a police officer. Steve Redisch narrates their story.

Trump Applauds Gen. Milley on Becoming Joint Chiefs Chairman

Trump attending a rainy welcome ceremony for Milley at a military base in Arlington, Virginia

After Deadly Fire, Greece to Move Migrants From Packed Camps

Signaling a shift in policy, Greece's government says it will accelerate efforts to move thousands of refugees and migrants from Aegean Sea islands to the mainland following a deadly fire at the country's largest camp on the island of Lesbos

Thai Pime Minister Advises Masks Against Bangkok Smog

PM Prayuth Chan-ocha warns that the concentration of tiny dust particles called PM2.5 in the air had reached unsafe levels and said he has ordered government agencies to expedite anti-pollution measures

UK's Johnson Denies Wrongdoing as Allegations Mount

As he tried to energize Conservative members and lawmakers at the party's annual conference, Johnson was forced to deny a journalist's claim that he had grabbed her thigh at a private lunch two decades ago

President's Windmill Hatred is a Worry for Booming Industry

The winds are blowing fair for America’s wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing US energy sources. But there’s an issue. And it’s a big one. President Donald Trump hates wind turbines

Sanders Calls for 'Income Inequality' Taxes on Top Firms

The plan would apply to all private and publicly held corporations with annual revenues of $100 million

Turkey Vows to Keep Investigating Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will continue with efforts to shed light on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

No More Jail Time For Russian Actor Ustinov as Sentence Changed

Pavel Ustinov and his lawyer had asked the court to fully acquit the actor, saying his previous conviction for assaulting a law enforcement officer during a rally in August was unjust

Two Attacks Target Military in Somalia

Al-Shabab militants launched an attack on an airbase used by the United States military supporting Somali forces, security sources said

Experts: Another Trump-Kim Summit Hinges on Denuclearization Agreement 

As prospects for another US-North Korea summit grow, experts say Washington and Pyongyang would need to agree on a denuclearization process through working-level talks before having face-to-face talks 

Will Facebook's Libra Overtake Bitcoin Cryptocurrency And The Ethereum Blockchain? How Will It ...

On June 18th, Facebook announced the Libra blockchain and cryptocurrency, which raised many questions: What is Libra and how will it work?

Overstock.com Hones In On Blockchain Identity With Medici Ventures And Evernym Partnership

Overstock.com, one of the original Bitcoin-believer companies, has had a long and storied history in its evolution with blockchain technology.

History Shows Impeachment Battles Risky and Unpredictable

Impeaching a president has often been risky, in this case, it comes as the next presidential campaign is about to get underway in earnest

History Shows Impeachment Battles Risky and Unpredictable

President Donald Trump made history this past week, but not the kind he had hoped for. Trump is now the fourth U.S. president to become the subject of an impeachment inquiry, the U.S. constitutional process whereby Congress may remove a president from office. History shows that the politics of impeachment are complicated and risky, and the eventual outcome and fallout are often hard to predict. VOA national correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.

Chirac Gets Full Military Honors as France Bids Him Farewell

President Emmanuel Macron cut a solemn figure as he presided over the ceremony near the site of Napoleon's tomb in the courtyard of Les Invalides

Late Monsoon Fury Kills 100 in North India

Dozens of boats were pressed into service on streets overflowing with gushing rain water in Patna, the capital of the eastern state of Bihar, after torrential downpours far stronger the normal

Beijing Preps 10-Story Oil Drilling Platform for South China Sea despite Wary Vietnam

China’s new platform could dig 9,000 meters into the seabed, Vietnam is expected to protest if exploration extends into its maritime claim

Historic Payment to Gabon Seeks to Preserve 'Earth’s Lungs'

The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) announced Sunday that Gabon will get money from Norway to preserve the country’s forests and combat climate change

Deutsche Telekom starts blockchain-based e-mobility pilot

Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs), the German telecommunications group's digital R&D unit, is launching Xride, a first-of-its-kind, ...

Breaking Through Old Money: Bridging the Cryptocurrency UX Gap

It takes a village to raise a child, as the popular saying goes. It also takes a village to raise top blockchain projects like Bitcoin and Ethereum into ...

Former President Jimmy Carter to Mark Historic 95th Birthday

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter turns 95 on October 1st, and even now has lived longer than any president in U.S. history. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, Carter reaches the historic milestone while engaging with new, and younger audiences, as he continues to work toward lifelong goals.

Impoverished Women in Malawi Forced to Trade Sex for Fish

Poverty forces Malawi women to exchange sex for fish

Impoverished Women in Malawi Fishing Communities Forced to Trade Sex for Fish

Poverty forces Malawi women to exchange sex for fish

Lawyers Express Safety Concerns For Trump Whistleblower

US president says he deserves to meet his accuser, describes call to Ukraine's leader as 'perfect'

Mass Protest in Moscow Demands Release of Political Prisoners

Russia's opposition demands release of jailed protesters and claims success of the protest movement

Province in Southern Pakistan Set to Ban Plastic Bags on October First

Environmentalists cheer a plastic ban bag in a province of southern Pakistan, but business owners fear no availability of alternatives

Ant Financial and Bayer to Jointly Develop Blockchain for Agriculture

Bayer Crop Science has agreed to work with Ant Financial, the payments affiliate of Alibaba, to develop a blockchain-based system for agricultural ...

Interview with Norbert Goffa: How ILCoin Blockchain Project Solves the Scalability Issue and ...

Q: Why is blockchain scalability a big problem as cryptocurrency use expands? What is the best solution to this issue? A: Right now, scalability is the ...

Hdac Technology Announces Its New Blockchain Development Plan at KBW 2019

Initiated new PoS blockchain development for IoT and payment service aiming to launch in 1Q 2020; Leads blockchain-based digital transformation by ...

Former President Jimmy Carter Marks 95th Birthday

Carter this year became oldest living former president in US history, surpassing George HW Bush for the record, and October 1 becomes the first former occupant of the White House to reach 95

Students Turn to Sugar Daddies for Financial Aid

Ease of internet and rising college debt make such arrangements more common

Former President Jimmy Carter Marks 95th Birthday

Carter this year became oldest living former president in US history, surpassing George HW Bush for the record, and October 1 becomes the first former occupant of the White House to reach 95

Students Turn to Sugar Daddies for Financial Aid

Ease of internet and rising college debt make such arrangements more common

Former President Jimmy Carter Marks 95th Birthday

Carter this year became oldest living former president in US history, surpassing George HW Bush for the record, and October 1 becomes the first former occupant of the White House to reach 95

Working in tech requires you to constantly learn new skills.

The industry moves so quickly that those who do not continue to learn fall behind. Continuing to succeed at your job is dependent on your ability to learn

More Violence Grips Hong Kong ahead of China's National Day

Protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong for a second straight day, sparking fears of more ugly scenes leading up to China's National Day holiday this week

Hope Endures for Nigerian Cardiac Patients

A non profit is collaborating with the World Heart Federation to provide proper education and treatment for underprivileged patients

Schiff: Intelligence Committee to Hear from 'Whistleblower'

The whistleblower alleges that Trump sought help from the new president of Ukraine in digging up incriminating information about former Vice President Joe Biden and his son that would hurt Biden's prospects of winning the Democratic presidential nomination

Mourners Say Goodbye to Late French President Jacques Chirac

Chirac was lying in state Sunday afternoon inside the Invalides monument in Paris, where France honors its heroes, after he died Thursday

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The Google Chrome browser can be turned into an SSH client with an extension available in the Chrome Web Store. The Chrome SSH (beta) offers a basic SSH protocol capability.

Schiff: Intelligence Committee to Hear from 'Whistleblower'

The whistleblower alleges that Trump sought help from the new president of Ukraine in digging up incriminating information about former Vice President Joe Biden and his son that would hurt Biden's prospects of winning the Democratic presidential nomination

Schiff: Intelligence Committee to Hear from 'Whistleblower'

The whistleblower alleges that Trump sought help from the new president of Ukraine in digging up incriminating information about former Vice President Joe Biden and his son that would hurt Biden's prospects of winning the Democratic presidential nomination

Royal Advisers: The Queen Isn’t Amused

Britain’s monarch deeply frustrated at being drawn into the political firestorm raging over Brexit, say Buckingham Palace sources; opposition politicians talk about impeaching Boris Johnson.


UN Agencies Shift Aid to Recovery for Hurricane Dorian Survivors

Hurricane-force winds, torrential rains and storm surges flattened homes and destroyed infrastructure, rendering about 76,000 people homeless in the Bahamas

How Can Entrepreneurs Generate a Passive Income?

Affiliate marketing is one of the key sources of income here. It is, however, important to understand that building an asset isn't easy. You have to ...

Blockchain's Role in Revolutionalizing City Parking

Blockchain-powered decentralized parking will offer a feasible solution for various parking issues that plague cities today. Urban areas across the ...

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Access is granted based on the user's role. Provisioned credentials are created on demand, only valid for a short time, and never stored to disk.
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Royal Advisers: The Queen Isn’t Amused

Britain’s monarch deeply frustrated at being drawn into the political firestorm raging over Brexit, say Buckingham Palace sources; opposition politicians talk about impeaching Boris Johnson.

Royal Advisers: The Queen Isn’t Amused

Britain’s monarch deeply frustrated at being drawn into the political firestorm raging over Brexit, say Buckingham Palace sources; opposition politicians talk about impeaching Boris Johnson.

Netanyahu, Gantz Trade Blame Over Breakdown in Israel Coalition Talks

A new round of negotiations between Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud and Gantz’s centrist Blue and White broke down Sunday and the two sides appeared far from reaching a compromise

Pope Decries World's Indifference to Migrants, Refugees

Pope Francis also notes the weapons that fuel wars are often produced and sold in other regions 'which are then unwilling to take in the refugees generated buy these conflicts'

China to Send Top Trade Negotiator to US For Talks

Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said Sunday that Vice Premier Liu He would travel to Washington for the talks sometime after China's National Day holiday, which ends Oct. 7.

China to Send Top Trade Negotiator to US For Talks

Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said Sunday that Vice Premier Liu He would travel to Washington for the talks sometime after China's National Day holiday, which ends Oct. 7.

Ongoing Crises in Somalia Impede Progress Toward Stability

UN Human Rights Expert warns a host of natural and man-made disasters is impeding Somalia's efforts to stabilize country and improve conditions for its population

China to Send Top Trade Negotiator to US For Talks

Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said Sunday that Vice Premier Liu He would travel to Washington for the talks sometime after China's National Day holiday, which ends Oct. 7.

Low Turnout for Afghan Presidential Vote

About 20% of country's more than nine million eligible voters cast ballots in presidential election

Low Turnout for Afghan Presidential Vote

About 20% of country's more than nine million eligible voters cast ballots in presidential election

Low Turnout for Afghan Presidential Vote

About 20% of country's more than nine million eligible voters cast ballots in presidential election

Bitcoin Mayhem Results In Mixed Messages

... of social media giant Facebook and iPhone maker Apple showing interest in bitcoin, cryptocurrency and bitcoin's underlying blockchain technology.

Repression Risks Fueling Egypt Instability, Analysts Warn

Egypt is reeling after a tense weekend of sparse anti-government protests for the second week in a row, which analysts say could bring more repression under President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi

Repression Risks Fueling Egypt Instability, Analysts Warn

Egypt is reeling after a tense weekend of sparse anti-government protests for the second week in a row, which analysts say could bring more repression under President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi

The Best Way To Earn Airline Miles

You earn them by signing up for free airline miles programs. ..... In simple terms, affiliate marketing are opportunities where a retailer has placed an ...

Wind, Heavy Snow Knock Out Power, Close Roads in Rockies

A storm with strong winds and heavy snow threatens to drop several feet of snow in some areas of the northern Rocky Mountains

Wind, Heavy Snow Knock Out Power, Close Roads in Rockies

A storm with strong winds and heavy snow threatens to drop several feet of snow in some areas of the northern Rocky Mountains

Wind, Heavy Snow Knock Out Power, Close Roads in Rockies

A storm with strong winds and heavy snow threatens to drop several feet of snow in some areas of the northern Rocky Mountains

Share your ETA with friends or family from Apple Maps.

To use it, do this:
Open Apple Maps.
Set a destination and get directions to it.
Tap "Go."
Tap the bottom of the maps screen.
Choose "Share ETA."
Pick your contact.
They'll get a text message with your ETA and, if on an iPhone, a detailed view.

What's 'Stomach Infrastructure'? Check African Politics Dictionary

One person behind the project thought it would 'give us an opportunity to basically shine a light on the diversity of words and diversity of meanings that are part of African politics'

What's 'Stomach Infrastructure'? Check African Politics Dictionary

One person behind the project thought it would 'give us an opportunity to basically shine a light on the diversity of words and diversity of meanings that are part of African politics'

What's 'Stomach Infrastructure'? Check African Politics Dictionary

One person behind the project thought it would 'give us an opportunity to basically shine a light on the diversity of words and diversity of meanings that are part of African politics'

Shoes and Clothes Made in Vietnam? Try Phones and PCs

Vietnamese officials want more investment in high-value manufactured exports, and consumer electronics are fulfilling that wish

How Crypto Gambling Is Regulated Around the World

Cryptocurrency gambling in Japan isn't as prevalent as one would think ... Early in 2019, Blockchain network Tron, which claims to be building the ...

1 in 5 Afghan Voters Cast Ballots in Election, Unofficial Estimate Says

Saturday’s election saw several small attacks, low turnout and complaints about the voting system

1 in 5 Afghan Voters Cast Ballots in Election, Unofficial Estimate Says

Saturday’s election saw several small attacks, low turnout and complaints about the voting system

1 in 5 Afghan Voters Cast Ballots in Election, Unofficial Estimate Says

Saturday’s election saw several small attacks, low turnout and complaints about the voting system

Spencer Dinwiddie Reacts to NBA Blocking his Blockchain Venture

Dinwiddie announced Thursday that he was planning on tokenizing a part of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets on the Ethereum blockchain.

Saudi State Media: King’s Bodyguard Shot in ‘Dispute’

The Saudi Press Agency said bodyguard was killed by a friend, who also wounded two others; the friend died in a gunfight with security forces

China Awards National Medals, Honorary Titles

China’s president has presented national medals and honorary titles to 42 people.

China Awards National Medals, Honorary Titles

China’s president has presented national medals and honorary titles to 42 people. 

Saudi State Media: King’s Bodyguard Shot in ‘Dispute’

The Saudi Press Agency said bodyguard was killed by a friend, who also wounded two others; the friend died in a gunfight with security forces

Police Tear Gas Hong Kong Anti-China Protest; Pro-China Crowd Rallies Ahead of Anniversary

Hundreds of Beijing supporters sing the Chinese national anthem and wave red flags ahead of China’s National Day

Police Tear Gas Hong Kong Anti-China Protest; Pro-China Crowd Rallies Ahead of Anniversary

Hundreds of Beijing supporters sing the Chinese national anthem and wave red flags ahead of China’s National Day

Police Tear Gas Hong Kong Anti-China Protest; Pro-China Crowd Rallies Ahead of Anniversary

Hundreds of Beijing supporters sing the Chinese national anthem and wave red flags ahead of China’s National Day

UN, Coast Guard: Boat Carrying 50 Migrants Capsizes off Libya

An independent support group says another boat with 56 migrants is at risk of the same fate in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya

UN, Coast Guard: Boat Carrying 50 Migrants Capsizes off Libya

An independent support group says another boat with 56 migrants is at risk of the same fate in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya

Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 22–28 in Review

... about the possible consequences of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra. In addition, the potential of blockchain technology in general and the ...

Legendary Mexican Crooner Jose Jose Dies from Cancer at Age 71

Singer known for sad love songs had died at a hospital in South Florida

Keep Calm and Vape on: UK Embraces E-Cigarettes, US Cautious

US is cracking down on e-cigarettes while Britain promotes them to get smokers to quit

Syria Demands Withdrawal of All American, Turkish Forces

Remarks to UN General Assembly made as Turkey and the US press ahead with deal to create safe zone along Syria's border

Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Children

Rules would have enabled US government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely

Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Children

Rules would have enabled US government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely

Clashes as Hong Kong Marks 5 Years Since 'Umbrella' Protests

Renewed violence broke out in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory Saturday night as police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse hardcore protesters hurling Molotovs and bricks

Niger: Tens of Thousands Impacted by Devastating Floods

Flood waters from heavy rains, which began in the country in June, have killed 57 people and affected 211,000

Niger: Tens of Thousands Impacted by Devastating Floods

Flood waters from heavy rains, which began in the country in June, have killed 57 people and affected 211,000

Niger: Tens of Thousands Impacted by Devastating Floods

Flood waters from heavy rains, which began in the country in June, have killed 57 people and affected 211,000

US Official: Trump's Special Envoy to Ukraine Has Resigned

Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, was caught in the middle of a whistleblower complaint over President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine

US Official: Trump's Special Envoy to Ukraine Has Resigned

Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, was caught in the middle of a whistleblower complaint over President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine

US Official: Trump's Special Envoy to Ukraine Has Resigned

Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, was caught in the middle of a whistleblower complaint over President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine

Malaysia's Official Poverty Figures Missing Millions of People, Experts Say

Officially, the country of 32 million has only 128,000 poor people; some estimates say the real figure could top 6 million

Malaysia's Official Poverty Figures Missing Millions of People, Experts Say

Officially, the country of 32 million has only 128,000 poor people; some estimates say the real figure could top 6 million

Malaysia's Official Poverty Figures Missing Millions of People, Experts Say

Officially, the country of 32 million has only 128,000 poor people; some estimates say the real figure could top 6 million

UN Decries Continuing Violations in East Ukraine, Russian-Occupied Crimea

While pointing to rights abuses in both government and separatist-controlled areas, UN report also notes that new government in Kyiv shows promising signs of the country turning a corner

UN Decries Continuing Violations in East Ukraine, Russian-Occupied Crimea

While pointing to rights abuses in both government and separatist-controlled areas, UN report also notes that new government in Kyiv shows promising signs of the country turning a corner

At Least 44 Killed in North India Floods

Thousands moved to relief camps because of flooding caused by torrential rains in Uttar Pradesh state, officials say

At Least 44 Killed in North India Floods

Thousands moved to relief camps because of flooding caused by torrential rains in Uttar Pradesh state, officials say

At Least 44 Killed in North India Floods

Thousands moved to relief camps because of flooding caused by torrential rains in Uttar Pradesh state, officials say

'French Spiderman' Climbs Frankfurt High-Rise, Faces Fine

It took Alain Robert 20 minutes to scale the 153-meter Skyper building in the heart of Germany's financial capital early Saturday

'French Spiderman' Climbs Frankfurt High-Rise, Faces Fine

It took Alain Robert 20 minutes to scale the 153-meter Skyper building in the heart of Germany's financial capital early Saturday

'French Spiderman' Climbs Frankfurt High-Rise, Faces Fine

It took Alain Robert 20 minutes to scale the 153-meter Skyper building in the heart of Germany's financial capital early Saturday

How can we design companies for human flourishing?

DAOs famously emerged out of the 2008 financial crisis as the system design for cryptocurrency economies. Authentic DAOs are built on blockchain ...

XinFin, Black Tier Solutions and Blockchain at Michigan Announce Joint Partnership

Black Tier Solutions announced a partnership with Blockchain at Michigan. Black Tier Solutions will be responsible for assisting the University of ...

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong to Seek Local Office

Wong’s announcement came before a major rally Saturday to mark the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Movement

Senate Deals Wall Setback, but Trump May Still Win on Border

The U.S. Senate has voted again to block President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration and his plan to divert $3.6 billion from military projects to extend wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico border. Despite the setback, Trump could win a larger narrative on border security — an important issue for his supporters going into next year's election. White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara has more.

Trump Touts Border Security Ahead of the 2020 Campaign

President sees promise kept to voters on issue that helped propel him to office

Leslie Gelb, Son of Impoverished Immigrants Who Rose to Be US Foreign Policy Giant

Friends and former colleagues describe his legacy, especially his impact on US foreign policy thinking

AG Barr Draws Democratic Fire for Handling of Trump Whistleblower Complaint

Attorney general is mentioned several times in both a copy of the complaint and a rough White House memorandum of a July 25 call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in which Trump urged Zelenskiy to talk to Barr and Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, about investigating Joe Biden and his son

Leslie Gelb, Son of Impoverished Immigrants Who Rose to Be US Foreign Policy Giant

Friends and former colleagues describe his legacy, especially his impact on US foreign policy thinking

Vietnamese Consumers, Like Their Drinks, Grow More Nuanced

Rising incomes bring more choices, drive consumerism that goes beyond just the basics

Leslie Gelb, Son of Impoverished Immigrants Who Rose to Be US Foreign Policy Giant

Friends and former colleagues describe his legacy, especially his impact on US foreign policy thinking

Vietnamese Consumers, Like Their Drinks, Grow More Nuanced

Rising incomes bring more choices, drive consumerism that goes beyond just the basics

Giuliani, Once ‘America’s Mayor,’ Now a Central Figure in Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Over the course of past two years, Giuliani has held multiple meetings with officials from Ukraine as part of effort to persuade that country’s government to open an investigation focused on former Vice President Joe Biden and his son 

How to make money on Youtube in simple steps

Here you have to do some investment now to gain a big amount. You have to make your video popular by Affiliate marketing, Direct promotions, ...

Overstock's Path From Dot-Com-Bubble Ruins to Blockchain Ecosystem

Byrne initially received a warm response from investors when Overstock.com announced the big push into blockchain, but its cryptocurrency-focused ...

A Primer on the Trump Impeachment Controversy