A man talks on his cell phone in Kabul, Afghanistan, in this 2007 photo. As part of its initiative to use technology to address global problems, the State Department is working on better ways to protect mobile phone service in Afghanistan from insurgent attacks. AP hide caption

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A new report by a human rights organization says the current Cuban regime, headed by President Raul Castro, uses an "Orwellian" law to keep dissidents locked up. Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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