Jehovah's Witnesses are law-abiding people of faith who follow a unique interpretation of the Bible. Russia's Supreme Court decided Witnesses' views make them “extremists,” and now 50 face criminal prosecution.
The Chinese Communist Party severely restricts the cultural practices of Uyghurs and Muslim minorities. Find out how the CCP is erasing Muslim identity.
When Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates on April 30, he can point to a legacy of modernization and improved relations between Japan and its neighbors.
You might be surprised that some commonplace activities that many people take for granted around the world are deemed illegal in Iran.
The August 8, 1988, uprising continues to inspire calls for democracy in Burma. The United States has long supported Burma's democratic aspirations.
Nicolás Maduro and his inner circle have been enriching themselves by illegally mining gold in Venezuela. New sanctions aim to stop them.
See some images and quotes from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's January 26 remarks to the United Nations about the plight of the Venezuelan people.
Secretary Pompeo reaffirms U.S. support to the victims of the socialist Nicolás Maduro regime in Venezuela.
Media rights group Reporters Without Borders says Iran has slipped further toward the bottom of its World Press Freedom Index.