The Latest: Morales says he's leaving Bolivia for Mexico

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has tweeted that he is leaving Bolivia for Mexico, w...

Former military insider tries to rally Egypt's opposition

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A self-exiled businessman who claims to know the secrets of Egypt's ruling military says he is marshaling political groups to try to topple President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, des...

Slaying of 5 indigenous leaders shocks Colombians

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Ivan Duque is traveling to a conflict-ridden zone to oversee military operations after the killing of five indigenous leaders in the country's southwest. ...

Military: 5 indigenous killed, 6 hurt in Colombia massacre

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Five members of an indigenous guard in Colombia have been killed in what is being described as a massacre by a dissident guerrilla front. Colombia's military ...

Fames Soviet dissident Bukovsky dies at 76

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Bukovsky, a prominent Soviet-era dissident who became internationally known for exposing Soviet abuse of psychiatry, has died. He was 76. Bukovsky died of card...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

Polish prime minister's father dies at age 78

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kornel Morawiecki, the father of Poland's prime minister and the country's most senior lawmaker who was also a dissident during the communist era, has died. He was 78. ...

Hong Kong proves dictatorship and democracy cannot coexist: Taiwan vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recent events in Hong Kong prove that dictatorship and democracy cannot coexist, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) told former East German dissident and singer Wolf ...

Colombia throws 2 dissident rebels out of peace process

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two leaders of Colombia's once largest rebel group have been kicked out of the nation's transitional justice system after taking up arms again. The Special Pe...

Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary's dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died. He was 86. ...

Hungarian architect, dissident Laszlo Rajk dies at 70

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Laszlo Rajk, a Hungarian architect, dissident and film and theater production designer, has died. He was 70. Rajk's death from an undisclosed illness was ann...

Israeli spyware firm adopts 'human rights policy'

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli spyware company that has been accused of helping authoritarian governments stifle dissent says it has adopted "a new human rights policy" to ensure its software is not misu...

Hong Kong immigration to Taiwan soars by 28%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the anti-extradition bill protests rage on in Hong Kong, the number of Hong Kong citizens immigrating to Taiwan has surged by 28 percent this year. As clashes between Hon...

'China's declaration of martial law in Hong Kong is expected Aug. 4' claims Guo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴), who last week was accused of spying for Beijing, on Thursday (Aug. 1) claimed that China will send in People's Liberation Army ...

12-year sentence for China dissident on state secrets charge

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese dissident Huang Qi has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on the charge of leaking secrets to a foreign entity, more than two years after his arrest. Huang, ...