Campaigning has begun in Somalia for the election of a president.
Transitional leaders in Mali have named a cabinet for a new government of national unity.
The government of Burma is moving again to ease what were once among the world’s tightest media controls.
The U.S. designation of Hezbollah because of its destructive activity in Syria freezes any assets it may have under U.S. jurisdiction.
On August 31, Angola has an opportunity to demonstrate the stability, vibrancy and plurality of its young democracy.
Members of Iran’s minority religious communities suffered imprisonment, harassment, intimidation and discrimination.
U.S. concerned as Belarussian government forces Sweden to recall diplomatic staff.
Concerns remain over a lack of progress on human rights issues in the Southeast Asian nation.
Successful transition will require Yemen to meet a number of serious, complex, and interrelated challenges.