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By PBS NewsHour
Militia groups, made up mostly of Shia fighters and often backed by Iran, have become instrumental in the charge to drive the Islamic State from Iraq. But their battlefield presence makes them a controversial force -- many militia members are…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte publicly accused more than 150 judges, lawmakers, mayors and police officers of involvement in illegal drug trafficking on Sunday during a nationally televised speech in Davao City.
By Laura Santhanam
In Bangladesh, progressive voices have been swept up in a growing wave of unprecedented violence. In April alone, four people were hacked to death.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
A court in Saudi Arabia has handed down a guilty verdict in the case of a professed atheist accused of posting hundreds of tweets denying God's existence and criticizing religion. His sentence: a decade in prison, a fine and a…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the United States is sending the wrong signal by opening the door for broader engagement with Myanmar’s widely criticized military just weeks after President Barack Obama assured opposition leader Aung San…
A new report by Human Rights Watch and the ACLU says the American government has overstepped its boundaries in clamping down on the work of reporters and their sources. Jeffrey Brown gets debate on the findings from Dana Priest of…
Is the U.S. being transparent enough about civilian deaths from drone strikes?…
In our news wrap Friday, rebels in Syria are being accused of killing at least 190 civilians and kidnapping hundreds of others in attacks on Aug. 4. Human Rights Watch says Islamist groups led the attacks. Also, Secretary of State…
Since the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square, American presidents of both parties have struggled to balance criticism of Chinese abuses with other interests. Judy Woodruff discusses the Obama administration's dealings with China with the Brookings Institution's Kenneth Lieberthal and Human…
Fugitive Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic, accused of the worst war crimes in Europe since WWII, was arrested in Serbia on Thursday. Margaret Warner discusses the significance of the arrest with U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen Rapp and…
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