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Majid Tavakoli, Iranian prisoner. (Image: Unlock Iran)

'Unlock Iran' website gives glimpse of nation's political prisoners

Hundreds of journalists, students, artists and scientists sit in prison for simply being themselves, and now the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center has found a way to digitally link the Western world to their plight via social media. Published March 4, 2014

** FILE ** In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, uses binocular as he watches military exercise near Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on Sakhalin Island, Russia. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service, Pool)

Russian spy ship docked in Communist Cuba

Communist Cuba's state run media predictably did not make an announcement, but it's there — a Russian spy ship docked in Havana. Published February 26, 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives his first New Year's Day address in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Mr. Kim called for his country to focus on economic improvements with the same urgency that scientists put into the launch of a long-range rocket last month. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

N. Korea to U.N.: Help us with foot-and-mouth outbreak

North Korea has requested assistance from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in dealing with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease that has racked Pyongyang and its suburbs. Published February 26, 2014

** FILE ** In this Jan. 24, 2014, file photo, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Pentagon in Washington. Hagel is ordering military leaders to put a renewed emphasis on moral behavior across the force following a series of ethical lapses that have included cheating scandals among the Navy and Air Force's nuclear missions. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Military commissary budget slashed $1B

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans to decrease the size of U.S. military commissaries, which will take a $1 billion hit over the next three years. Published February 25, 2014