VOA 60 is a 1 minute overview of the day's top news stories -- comprised of compelling video clips with simple captions. It is short, concise, and straight to the point so that viewers will be able to get their daily dose of news in less time.
Afghanistan: President Karzai raises possibility of early elections so Afghans don’t go to the polls at the same time foreign troops pull out. Mali: Parliament speaker Dioncounda Traore becomes interim president after taking the oath of office. China: At least 24 people are dead after a collision between bus and truck hauling sand. US: At meeting of G-8 foreign ministers in Washington, Secretary of State Clinton stresses need to resolve security concerns about Syria, Iran and North Korea. Japan/South Korea: Military forces of both countries are on alert for a North Korean rocket launch that Pyongyang says will carry a weather satellite into space.