China’s top legislature will weigh in this week on an electoral dispute in Hong Kong that could fuel mass demonstrations if the demands of protesters are not met, according to reports.
A Chinese dissident lawyer who says he was repeatedly tortured by authorities remains under strict surveillance after his release earlier this month, according to human rights groups.
Allies of Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) are now turning to Craigslist to enlist the support of veterans amid a torrent of criticism from Republicans over the Senate candidate’s record on the military.
Chinese security forces are now using surveillance drones against civilians in an apparent escalation of their crackdown on ethnic and religious minorities.
Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) claim that he has supported the U.S. military while in Congress is belied by his record of missing key hearings and voting against a pay raise for troops, his Republican critics say.
President Barack Obama has missed a key opportunity to deliver a blow to Islamic militants in Iraq by only authorizing limited airstrikes, making it more difficult to combat the security threat posed by the jihadist group, a leading military expert said on Thursday.
In several crises around the world in recent years, the Obama administration has been one step behind.
Organ harvesting has become a new form of execution for political prisoners in China in recent years, according to a new book by a longtime China analyst and human rights investigator.
Life was just as brutal for the Yazidis—a religious minority persecuted for decades in northern Iraq—under former dictator Saddam Hussein as it is now under the threat from Islamic militants, contradicting recent claims about the former Iraqi government.
Critics are raising questions about the Associated Press’s recent report on a U.S. program to foster civil society in Cuba and have accused the news organization of cooperating with sources who have a political agenda against U.S. policy toward the island.