And the youngest winner of a Nobel Prize visited VOA in Washington on Sunday.
The Chinese stock market rose sharply Thursday, ending several days of deep losses.
As many as 50 refugees were found dead inside a truck in Austria Thursday.
France announced Tuesday it has launched a terrorism investigation into last week’s armed attack on a train traveling between Amsterdam and Paris.
The Islamic State group has posted pictures on the Internet that, it says, show the destruction of a 2,000-year-old temple in Palmyra, Syria.
High-level officials from North and South Korea met Monday.
Police are searching thousands of homes and buildings in Bangkok for clues in a bomb attack at a religious shrine a week ago.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed his military on high alert and declared a “quasi-state of war” in areas near the country’s border with South Korea Friday.
Thai officials have issued an arrest warrant for a foreign man wanted in the bombing that killed at least 22 people Monday at a shrine in Bangkok.
Islamic State militants in Syria have beheaded the former director of antiquities in Palmyra.