Syria allows UN inspectors to investigate chemical weapons allegations

RADIO: The Syrian government has agreed for the first time to let United Nations inspectors into the country to investigate the use of chemical weapons. Nima Green reports for VoR. Rumours and accusations that chemical weapons,  including nerve agent sarin, have been used in Syria have been rife for months. And now the UN has finally been given…

Vincent and Bruno say ‘I do’ in France’s first gay marriage‎

RADIO: Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau became the first gay men to legally marry in France, when they made their vows in Montpelier on Wednesday. It comes just a few days after the new law was passed, attracting protests throughout the country. VoR’s Nima Green reports. The marriage has caused consternation among some opponents of…

Hollande imposes ‘great unwrapping’ on French gov’t

RADIO: From expensive cars and watches to multi-million pound houses with extensive art collections. France is agog at the wealth unveiled by the country’s government ministers, who have been forced to publicly reveal their assets by President François Hollande. Voice of Russia’s Nima Green reports. President Hollande’s orders to force his cabinet to reveal the…