US officially labels ousting of Niger's president a 'coup' • FRANCE 24 English

The US formally acknowledges that Niger’s military staged a coup when it ousted President Mohamed Bazoum back in July. The announcement means the US will be suspending financial aid and military support to the country. Meanwhile, the first convoy of French troops prepares to leave Niger. Also in this edition: Liberia heads to the polls […]

Press Freedom: Top News Stories of the Week | VOA News

VOA’s Cristina Caicedo Smit brings us the top news stories for the week. One of Cambodia’s last independent media outlets, which was shuttered earlier this year, is set to reopen in Tacoma, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Cambodian authorities revoked the license for Voice of Democracy in February in a move […]