The cuts proposed by the Trump administration to democracy assistance funds will harm U.S. and global security, a watchdog said.
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The UN human rights chief warned that the crackdown on political dissent in the Maldives is tantamount to "an all-out assault on democracy."
Italian far-right sympathiser Luca Traini, who was accused of shooting six African migrants in a racist attack, has received a wave of support from "ordinary people."
A student that was investigating corruption charges at his university was violently beaten and killed by a lynch mob last April. One of his assailants has received the death sentence while…
Swedish booksheller Gui Minhai has again been arrested in China. Germany's Ambassador to China is alarmed and warns that other EU citizens may be at risk of arrest.
A lawyer filed an appeal in an attempt to get a professor's death sentence reviewed, however the motion was quickly struck down.
The rights group Agora published a report saying that Russian internet suppression resulted in an increase in arrests over blogs and other dissenting voices.
The US Congress released a Republican memo alleging bias in FBI investigations into President Trump's election campaign.
The Israeli embassy in Warsaw expressed concern on Friday over a "wave of anti-Semitic statements" in Poland, as a diplomatic row between countries continues.
Five migrants were reportedly shot by smugglers and many more were injured during a giant brawl that erupted in the French port city of Calais.
Havana has filed a formal protest against the creation of a U.S. task force aimed at increasing internet access on the island, saying it "violates" Cuban "sovereignty."
Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen of the Department of Homeland Security has announced that 7,000 Syrians will be given more time to stay in the U.S. as their native Syria has not yet recovered.
A Myanmar court on Thursday denied bail to two Reuters journalists charged under a secrecy act that could see them face up to 14 years in jail, in a case that has sparked outcry over…
Russian courts sentenced two spokespeople and a regional campaigner of opposition leader Alexei Navalny to jail time after Sunday protests.
German leaders are increasingly alarmed about a resurgence of anti-Semitism, stemming from an emboldened far right and an influx of refugees from countries hostile to Israel.
Two British human rights lawyers want Saudi Arabia to be suspended from the UN Human Rights Council over 61 people "arbitrarily detained or disappeared" by the country's authorities.
More than 13,000 migrants have been repatriated from Libya since the beginning of December, the African Union's chief said.