VOA News: Social Issues Wed, 19 Aug 2009 16:21:12 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Teens From War-Torn Regions Find Safety on the Soccer Field Wed, 19 Aug 2009 16:21:12 +0200 Wed, 19 Aug 2009 16:21:12 -0400 Wed, 19 Aug 2009 16:21:12 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-08-19-voa36.cfm?rss=social issues Teams of young refugees compete in a Peace League "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-08-19-voa36.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Drunk Driving Increasing Concern Worldwide Fri, 21 Aug 2009 12:31:59 +0200 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 12:31:59 -0400 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 12:31:59 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa11.cfm?rss=social issues Nearly 12,000 people die on road every year in US because a driver has been drinking "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa11.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Virginia Commune Continues to Draw Members Mon, 24 Aug 2009 07:42:00 +0200 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 07:42:00 -0400 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 07:42:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-08-21-voa14.cfm?rss=social issues 42 Years after its founding, Twin Oaks is home to 100 and has a waiting list of people who would like to join "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-08-21-voa14.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Dozens of Migrants Missing in Attempt to Reach Italy Fri, 21 Aug 2009 09:21:00 +0200 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 09:21:00 -0400 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 09:21:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa20.cfm?rss=social issues Border police rescue five African migrants who were adrift for days in rubber dinghy in Mediterranean waters between Libya and Italy "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa20.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Government Concerned Over Drinking in Kenya Fri, 21 Aug 2009 13:22:21 +0200 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 13:22:21 -0400 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 13:22:21 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa17.cfm?rss=social issues Efforts underway to curb excessive drinking in the African nation "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa17.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" UN: Modern Forms of Slavery are Flourishing Fri, 21 Aug 2009 19:03:12 +0200 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 19:03:12 -0400 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 19:03:12 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa49.cfm?rss=social issues Every year on August 23, UN International Day for remembrance of Slave Trade and Abolition serves to remind people of tragedy of trans-Atlantic slave trade of old "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-21-voa49.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Hungarian Police Detain 4 Men in Gypsy Killings Sat, 22 Aug 2009 13:44:00 +0200 Sat, 22 Aug 2009 13:44:00 -0400 Sat, 22 Aug 2009 13:44:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-22-voa26.cfm?rss=social issues Police say men were captured Friday in eastern city of Debrecen on suspicion of involvement in deadly attacks against Gypsies, who prefer to be known as Roma "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-22-voa26.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Thousands of Displaced in Kabo Living in Appalling Conditions Sun, 23 Aug 2009 13:25:44 +0200 Sun, 23 Aug 2009 13:25:44 -0400 Sun, 23 Aug 2009 13:25:44 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-23-voa8.cfm?rss=social issues UN spokesman says internally displaced people, who are mainly ethnic Ngamas from Central African Republic town of Kabo, were forced to flee attacks by various armed groups "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-23-voa8.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Kenyans Wary as National Census Begins Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:35:16 +0200 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:35:16 -0400 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:35:16 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa22.cfm?rss=social issues Kenya's population is expected to reach 40 million as experts say the country's food, water, and power supplies are at emergency levels "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa22.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" New Reports Find Alcohol and Tobacco Deaths in Russia Too High Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 +0200 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 -0400 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa28.cfm?rss=social issues Russian officials worry about long-term impact "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa28.cfm?RSS=Social Issues"