Powers will focus on strategic planning, innovation, research and evaluation, and policy coordination for the BBG, as well as positioning the agency within the broader U.S. government and with key stakeholders.
Yibing Feng, a full time VOA staffer, and his Chinese assistant were detained by Chinese authorities on Monday evening, August 13, while conducting an interview with Professor Wenguang Sun.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has said it considers a “confession” of spying for the Ukrainian government given by Ukrainian blogger and RFE/RL contributor Stanislav Aseyev in a report aired on Russian state TV channel Rossiya 24 today to be highly questionable, and that it could signal an escalation of his case.
BBG appoints veteran journalist Tomás P. Regalado as Director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB).
RFA's founding President Richard “Dick” Richter passes away on June 29, 2018.
MBN provides live and comprehensive coverage of the first Iraqi parliamentary election since the defeat of ISIS.