The crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region July 22, 2014.
The U.S. State Department's 14th annual Trafficking in Persons analyzes efforts to combat trafficking in 188 countries and territories, including 29 in the Asia-Pacific region.
“Everyone inside and outside the region stands to lose if rules are devalued, dialogue breaks down, misreadings and misinterpretations multiply, and tensions spiral.”
"Now more than ever. . .NATO allies must remain vigilant in the steps that we are taking to demonstrate on land, sea, and air, that NATO territory is inviolable, that we will defend every piece of it."
"China and the United States represent the greatest economic alliance trading partnership in the history of humankind, and it is only going to grow."
Afghanistan is one step closer to the first peaceful, democratic transfer of power from one president to another.
The U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange initiative is intended to enhance people-to-people exchanges between the citizens of the United States and China.
The United States is concerned by reports that the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defense has ordered registered non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, and civil society groups to cease their media engagements and activities.
Chinese Christian pastor Zhang Shaojie was convicted July 4th and sentenced to 12 years in prison in retaliation for his peaceful advocacy on behalf of his church community.
The United States contributed an additional $8 million to help the government of Pakistan meet the food and nutritional needs of the internally displaced people from North Waziristan.
“There is still enormous potential for progress in the U.S.-China relationship."
The United States has called for the restoration of civilian rule, a return to democracy, and full respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.