Looking for answers to the mystery of mass shooters
Who commits public mass shootings? What motivates them to kill? With the help of a landmark database, VOA examines the social, psychological, emotional and environmental factors that contributed to these rare crimes.
Poacher’s regret: Inside the bloody hunt for elephants
Poaching has hit Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve hard. Over a decade, nearly two-thirds of the preserve’s savannah elephants were lost, most for their ivory.
The Worth of a Girl: Child marriage around the world
VOA reporters around the world focused on the worth of a girl to reveal how a young bride is valued by the family she leaves behind, the one she joins, and to learn the cost to the girl herself of marrying before age 18.
Foreign wives of ISIS fighters sentenced to death in Iraq
The condemned women are among 560 foreign wives of IS fighters in Iraq. With the women in detention are 900 children. The fathers are all dead, missing or are captured accused militants.
Animating ‘Shoura: an experiment in reconciliation’
A new documentary from VOA News explores a town torn between victims of Islamic State, the families of ISIS members, and how they’re attempting to come to terms with the past.