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Rapper Kanye West spent the weekend in Kazakhstan performing at a wedding party for the grandson of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has been the focus of heavy criticism regarding human rights violations in the former Soviet republic.
More than a month after the military ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's new rulers are vexed by this question: How do you get tens of thousands of Mr. Morsi's supporters off the streets of Cairo?
Egypt's government on Friday told police to prevent the thousands of protesters that have been staging street sit-ins to support former President Mohammed Morsi from accessing their camps.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has unleashed brutal attacks on political rivals, executed rampant violations of human rights and crippled the economy during the 33 years of his autocratic regime. On Wednesday, he will ask his countrymen to give him one more term in office.
President Obama must seriously and robustly defend the Vietnamese people in their heroic struggle against an ever-worsening dictatorship led by President Truong Tan Sang.
President Obama is under pressure from members of Congress, human rights groups and union leaders to demand an end to the suppression of human rights in Vietnam when he meets with the leader of the Southeast Asian nation at the White House on Thursday.
The White House criticized Russia on Friday for allowing National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to meet with human rights activists, calling it a "propaganda platform" for the man who seeks to avoid prosecution for leaking classified information about secret U.S. electronic surveillance programs.
Some of the nation’s biggest retailers signed on to a new five-year safety pact Wednesday that calls for inspecting every Bangladesh factory within a year, a decision spurred by the collapse of a garment plant in April killed 1,129 workers and a November factory fire that killed 112.
For more than 20 years, former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre lived a life of luxurious exile in Senegal, taking a second wife and watching "Seinfeld" shows.
Harry Reid’s visa pressure cooker
Democrats join GOP in grilling Kerry over Iran deal