United States President Barrack Obama has announced a plan to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
Fifty-five percent of Bolivians have voted against a constitutional amendment that would have allowed President Evo Morales to run for another term.
As voters headed to the polls on February 18, Ugandans experienced difficulties accessing social media and faced postponements, lack of voting materials, and increased military presence.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Sudanese authorities in Khartoum violently dispersing peaceful protestors.
Freedom House urges security forces, all political parties, and militia groups such as the Crime Preventers to refrain from violence.
The Council of the European Union has decided to end visa bans and to unfreeze assets of 170 senior Belarusian officials and three companies.
Opposition presidential candidate Kizza Besigye was briefly detained in Kampala following clashes between police and supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change party.