The Japanese Communist Party scored historic gains in December's parliamentary elections, and most strikingly in Okinawa.
HRW is calling on the Obama administration to halt aid to Mexican security forces until human rights violations are investigated and prosecuted.
Latin American and Caribbean cooperation with China serves economic needs on both sides.
The attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo cannot be condoned. The persons responsible must suffer the full consequences for their actions.
Cuba's infant mortality rate (IMR) for 2014 was 4.2, unchanged from the previous year and again the lowest in Cuban history.
There is a trade war in oil and fossil fuels. It has four causes I can identify.
Racism and fascism are real dangers here and elsewhere. One can hope that this weapon of biting sarcasm will at least rein in the PEGIDA danger.
The Cubans greeted the victory of the Revolution with rejoicing and a burst of energy as they put their shoulders to the wheel of building a new society on socialist principles.
The Caribbean Community, known as CARICOM, has once more called for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba.
The coming to power of President Hassan Rouhani was sold, both nationally and internationally, as a turning point in the politics of Iran.