The Chinese government has banned certain religious and spiritual groups.
The Bali Democracy Forum promotes peaceful transitions to democracy, and respects different processes of democratization.
Respect for religious freedom continues to decline in Uzbekistan.
The U.S. and the U.N. have listed Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula fugitive Fahd al-Quso as a Specially Designated Terrorist.
Agreement eliminates or reduces tariffs going both ways.
Mr. Liu was convicted for "subversion of state power" after he co-authored a manifesto on human rights and political reform in China.
U.S. President Barack Obama flew to Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base to thank U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan for their service.