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The dire effects of illegal fishing

China's dark fishing fleet poses far-reaching threats to legitimate commerce, food security and marine ecosystems, experts say.
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Beijing’s military aggression [video]

China's military aggression puts the world at risk and raises the threat of violent conflict from the Himalayas to the South China Sea.
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Local staff members of U.S. Embassy recognized as heroes

Badye and Hella Ladhari were locally employed U.S. Embassy staff members in Tunis when violent protests threatened the embassy September 14, 2012.
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Creating meaningful exchanges with leaders around the world

The State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program is celebrating 80 years of bringing leaders from around the world to the U.S.
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China’s manipulation of international organizations

Chinese Communist Party officials subvert international organizations to support the party's priorities and evade criticism for China's human rights abuses.
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Pompeo urges nations to speak up for the persecuted

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo is urging world leaders to promote religious freedom in their home countries and around the world.
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The Dayton Accords: 25 years of peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The United States helped end a bloody war in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a peace agreement reached in Dayton, Ohio, 25 years ago.
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Nations partner to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific

The U.S. and its allies are conducting training this month as part of multinational efforts to ensure a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific.
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Iran’s Khamenei funds terrorism over COVID-19 aid workers

The Iranian regime chose to spend government funding on its terrorist proxies instead of COVID-19 relief. Read more about the regime's priorities.