In statement, U.S. State Department says designation applies to nations that have tolerated ‘violations of religious freedom’
Two nations’ Tier 3 rank means U.S. can now restrict assistance or withdraw support at global development level
The 36-year-old secured the honor two months after becoming the first female boxer to win six world championships
Allied states offer support to Nicolas Maduro for alleged assassination attempt during military parade
U.S. president fulfills campaign promise that broke from predecessor’s much-publicized efforts to shutter the detention facility
Defense secretary says war with Pyongyang would be ‘catastrophic’
Opposition lawmaker slams ‘secret payout to terrorist’ and calls it a shocking development
John Sawers tells security conference Donald Trump’s progressive withdrawal from world stage will have major disruptive effect
A new book about Pakistan’s nuclear program offers some answers but also raises some uncomfortable questions
Secretary of State does not offer timeline for decision to potentially leave the council.
White House denies creating document cited by media as first step in reopening controversial overseas prisons to torture suspects.
The late Cuban leader is the rare figure to elicit praise from both the right- and leftwing.
U.S. president-elect prefers to publicly wade in on contentious topics on social media.
U.S. president-elect demands Havana make further concessions, threatening Obama’s outreach efforts.
As global leaders describe revolutionary as friend or ally, rights groups condemn his repression of civil liberties.
The Guerrilla commando and former president had stepped down from politics in 2006.
Observers say president-elect’s aggressive campaign rhetoric will likely have to be softened by realities of office.
In farewell State of the Union address, U.S. president calls for cancer cure, shift away from non-renewable energy sources.
Pontiff says abuse by priests is ‘nearly a sacrilege’.
The nuclear deal with Iran has justified the U.S. president’s policy to seek dialogue—even with America’s perceived enemies.