Assistant Secretary of State discusses appalling state of human rights but says change will come one day.
Radio station struggling for funds is "essential listening" in North Korea.
Investigating alleged war crimes could further isolate Pyongyang and complicate any peace settlement, experts say.
Denying rights abuses could prove costly for Tehran, both economically and politically.
Arrest underscores dangers of working as an activist in DRC.
Locals question why Americans ventured alone to remote area near Iranian border.
Defendant says they just wanted to prevent the Islamisation of the country.
The president’s address to UN General Assembly followed close on a successful constitutional deal backed by the opposition.
Surfers are limited to a handful of government-approved sites in a country that has been dubbed an internet black hole.