Brazil's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden's claim for asylum in the country. Today the U.S. whistleblower offered to help a Brazilian spying probe and requested asylum....
The Russian parliament passed an amnesty bill that may see the imprisoned Pussy Riot singers, some of Greenpeace's "Arctic 30" and detainees in the Bolotnaya case freed.
The civilian population of the Central African Republic is in urgent need of protection four days into the worst spate of violence in the conflict to date.
Today, Congress took one step forward and one step back on Guantanamo.