At a conference on the Venezuelan Refugee and Migrant Crisis, a State Department official laid out the dangers to women caused by the former Maduro regime.
The Berlin Wall stood as a symbol of the political and economic divisions splitting not only the city and Germany but also Europe itself.
For almost 30 years, the Berlin Wall prevented East Germans from seeking freedom in the West. See images of its beginnings and its end.
For this immigrant entrepreneur, success is built on her Muslim faith, civic commitment and the U.S. State Department-sponsored leadership training.
Iran holds around a dozen dual and foreign citizens in prison on fake "national security" and "espionage" charges. It's been that way since 1979.
The U.S. government is working to eradicate human trafficking and will upgrade a key initiative to enhance its efforts at home and abroad.
U.S. leaders commemorated International Religious Freedom Day October 27 by speaking out against regimes that fail to protect this cherished human right.
Freedom of religion is one of the most fundamental rights. This gallery illustrates some of the ways people around the world observe their faith.
In a speech to the Heritage Foundation, the secretary underscored his commitment to work with countries to achieve successful multilateral relationships.