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Canada Abortion Providers Prepare to Receive US Patients

Medical centers in Canada that perform abortions are preparing to receive patients from U.S. states that ban the procedure. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning a constitutional right to abortion in America is also being used as motivator to expand Canada’s abortion services and provide other forms of support to pregnant women. Canada’s Supreme Court decriminalized abortion in 1988, 15 years after America’s landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion across the… Read Full Article

Climate Envoy: Despite Legal Setbacks, US to Achieve Goals 

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said Friday that setbacks for President Joe Biden's climate efforts at home have "slowed the pace" of some of the commitments from other countries to cut climate-wrecking fossil fuels, but he insisted the U.S. would still achieve its own ambitious climate goals in time. Kerry spoke to The Associated Press after a major Supreme Court ruling Thursday limited the Environmental Protection Agency's options for regulating climate pollution from power plants. The ruling… Read Full Article

VOA Newscasts

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Libya protesters storm parliament building

Rallies take place in Tobruk, Tripoli and other cities amid anger at the country's political deadlock.

US Announces $820 Million Military Aid Package for Ukraine

The United States announced details Friday of $820 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, including new surface-to-air missile systems and counter-artillery radar. The latest aid package is designed to help Ukraine counter Russia's use of long-range missiles and follows calls by Ukrainian officials for Western countries to send more advanced weapons systems that can better match Moscow's equipment. The Pentagon said Friday the Biden administration has now sent $7.6 billion in… Read Full Article

The rise of the video game Arab hero

Developers are moving away from stereotypes of Arab characters and depicting them more positively.

Libya Protesters Storm Parliament Building in Tobruk 

Protesters stormed Libya's parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk on Friday, demonstrating against deteriorating living conditions and political deadlock, Libyan media reported.  Several television channels said that protesters had managed to enter the building and committed acts of vandalism, while media outlets showed images of thick columns of black smoke coming from its perimeter as angry young protesters burned tires.  Other media reports said part of the building had been… Read Full Article

Unique terror trial that changed France

More than 400 survivors and relatives gave evidence in the unprecedented trial that ended this week.

Texas migrant deaths: Truck driver 'unaware air conditioner had stopped working'

A police informant says he was told that the driver was "unaware" the air conditioning had failed.