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International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.

International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.

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International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.

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English


Episodes

International Edition

2/23/2020

Duration:05:32:28

COVID-19 cases extend to the Middle East and nears 76,000

2/21/2020
China's National Heath Commission reported 889 newly confirmed cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total in mainland China to 75,465. The coronavirus has infected 234 people in two prisons outside the province at the center of the epidemic in China and South Korea reported 52 new confirmed cases of the virus on Friday. Plus: Afghan, international and Taliban forces will observe a seven-day period of reduced violence in Afghanistan beginning at 1930 UTC, or midnight local time....

Duration:00:15:57

Roger Stone sentenced for obstructing justice

2/20/2020
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Roger Stone, a veteran Republican operative and President Donald Trump's longtime confidant, to more than three years in prison for obstructing a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The Stone sentencing set off speculation of when President Trump might grant Stone a pardon. Trump issued 11 high-profile pardons earlier this week but said he was holding off for now. Before handing down the sentence, Judge Amy...

Duration:08:18:54

International Edition

2/20/2020

Duration:08:18:54

International Edition

2/20/2020

Duration:08:18:54

Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months

2/20/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump's close friend and confidant Roger Stone was sentenced today to 40 months in prison. Hofstra University law professor James Sample speaks to International Edition about the sentence, the controversy over a number of President Donald Trump’s pardons, and the allegation Jullian Assange has made that the administration offered a pardon to him in exchange for saying that Russia was not involved in 2016 election meddling. Plus a wrap of Wednesday’s Democratic Party...

Duration:02:46:59

International Edition

2/20/2020

Duration:00:24:59

International Edition

2/19/2020

Duration:10:27:27

International Edition

2/19/2020

Duration:07:03:24

UN Sec General: Covid 19 Massive Problem That Requires Massive Response

2/18/2020
U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres in an interview in Lahore, Pakistan tells reporters that the new virus outbreak ``is not out of control but it is a very dangerous situation.'' He says countries with strong health systems need to help more vulnerable nations, like many of those in Africa.

Duration:07:01:52

How independent should Trump’s DOJ be?

2/18/2020
The Federal Judges Association is an independent organization and has announced an emergency meeting to address issues related to the Justice Department's decision to revise the sentencing recommendation in the case involving Roger Stone, a longtime ally of US President Donald Trump. Professor James Sample from Hofstra University discusses how impartial the DOJ should be from the rest of the executive branch. Plus: The latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak. The effect of continued fighting...

Duration:01:52:38

More Coronavirus cases detected

2/17/2020
China reported close to 1,900 new Covid-19 virus cases and 98 more deaths in its update Tuesday on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities. Monday's report gives the World Health Organization a clearer picture of where the outbreak is headed, according to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a news conference but urged caution. Tedros also said nations worldwide need to be...

Duration:00:23:35

International Edition

2/17/2020

Duration:00:23:35

COVID-19 cases top 70,000

2/17/2020
With no end in sight of the outbreak, the economic repercussions from the shutdown of Chinese industry could trigger recessions in Japan and in Singapore. The latest figures from mainland China, puts the total number of coronavirus cases at 70,548, with 1,770 deaths. Outside of China, more than 500 infections have been confirmed, mostly in people who traveled from Chinese cities, with five deaths - in Japan, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan and France. Plus: The Taliban appeared confident...

Duration:00:16:06

What's next for President Trump and Congress?

2/16/2020
Congressional Democrats' attempt to remove President Donald Trump from office for alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress failed in the US Senate earlier this month. However, that has not stopped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from criticizing Trump for what she says is a "manifesto of untruths." VOA's Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson reports on what happens next in the relationship between the White House and Capitol Hill. Countries around the world are introducing...

Duration:01:39:43

International Edition

2/16/2020

Duration:01:39:43

Coronavirus infects more than 64,000 people

2/14/2020
Passengers from the cruise ship stuck at sea for two weeks, celebrated disembarking to Cambodia after no passengers were found to be carrying the coronavirus. China’s National Health Commission said it had recorded 121 new deaths, bringing that total to 1380 and adding 5,090 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on Thursday, taking the total number of infected to over 64,000. Plus, the U.S. and Taliban have negotiated a proposal for a seven-day reduction in violence. Confirmation from the...

Duration:01:14:37

Tweets makes AG's job "impossible"

2/13/2020
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on prosecutors, the judge and jurors in the trial of a longtime adviser undermined the Justice Department's work. In an ABC interview, Barr spoke after his Justice Department pulled prosecutors' initial recommendation to give a long time Trump associate seven to nine years in prison, prompting the four career prosecutors to quit the case. Trump has weighed in on Twitter all week with comments arousing...

Duration:01:23:17

International Edition

2/13/2020

Duration:01:23:17

Number of COVID-19 cases jump by more than 13,000

2/13/2020
The total number of deaths at the epicenter of the coronavirus in China's Hubei province rose to 1,367 after 254 new deaths were announced. Chinese officials announced 15,152 new cases in Hubei province, bringing the total number of cases in mainland China to 52,526. This figure now includes more than 13,000 cases of ``clinical diagnosis'' in Hubei, which appears to include those based on a doctors' analysis combined with lung imaging, as opposed to waiting for laboratory test results. Plus:...

Duration:00:23:57