Conditions for foreign journalists in China have worsened considerably in recent years, as threats and the use of violence against them by police have increased, according to a new report.
Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) continued to vote in favor of transferring terrorist prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a U.S. facility even after the plan collapsed due to congressional opposition, according to government records.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has revealed the hypocrisy of his anti-corruption probe by continuing to jail anti-corruption activists, human rights groups say.
Human rights groups are blasting the Obama administration after officials refused to confirm whether National Security Adviser Susan Rice raised the plight of a dissident with Chinese diplomats this week.
An activist linked to a Democratic candidate in New York’s 21st district has been cut off from the campaign after he said the Republican in the race, Elise Stefanik, should publicly reveal whether she is in a relationship.
Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) skipped a key Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee hearing in 2012 on the same day he had a fundraiser, again raising questions about his commitment to veterans’ issues, Republicans say.
Republican Joni Ernst is blasting the Obama administration for lacking a strategy to defeat Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria as she seeks to promote her foreign policy credentials in the close Iowa Senate race.
The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) textbook propaganda program has been strikingly successful at persuading high school students to trust their government and eschew Western values, according to a recent research paper and writings by human rights activists.
The legacy of Rome’s first emperor still offers lessons—and warnings—in leadership and statecraft for politicians 2000 years after his death, experts and historians said on Wednesday.
Police have begun arresting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong after China said it would not allow the city to freely choose its top leader.
Hong Kong officials on Tuesday said they arrested 19 protesters for what they called illegal assembly, while local media reported the arrests of three others at their homes. China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) ruled on Sunday that Beijing would still control the nomination process for Hong Kong’s chief executive in 2017.