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World - War in Sudan
6/7/2024 7:07:58 PM
Pro-democracy activists in Sudan reported Friday about 40 dead in "violent artillery fire" the previous day by paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) targeting Omdurman, Khartoum's twin city.

World - War in Sudan
6/6/2024 5:43:41 PM
A Sudanese pro-democracy activists' committee Thursday reported "more than 104" dead in a single day when paramilitary forces attacked a village, as the UN warned of mass displacement and starvation.

World - International
6/6/2024 4:22:32 PM
Democracy is more under threat now than at any time in the last eight decades, US President Joe Biden said Thursday at a ceremony to mark the World War II D-Day landings.

World - War in Sudan
6/6/2024 11:37:50 AM
Sudan's paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) killed "up to 100" people in an attack on a central Sudan village, a local pro-democracy activists' committee said Thursday.

World - International
6/5/2024 9:34:48 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday the business fraud charges against ex-US president Donald Trump were politically motivated and that his conviction "burned" the idea Washington was a leading democracy.

World - Africa
6/2/2024 1:25:57 PM
It was a historic day for South Africa, when the political party that ended the racially divisive era of apartheid and sent global hopes soaring with a vibrant new democracy has lost its three-decade grip on power, according to election results Saturday.

World - Africa
5/29/2024 9:16:07 AM
South African voters turned out for a landmark general election on Wednesday, with the ruling ANC's exclusive grip on power in doubt three decades after the advent of democracy.

World - International
5/23/2024 10:30:52 AM
China on Thursday encircled Taiwan with naval vessels and military aircraft in war games aimed at punishing the self-ruled island after its new president vowed to defend democracy.

World - International
5/19/2024 10:43:53 AM
Donald Trump used an expletive to attack Joe Biden during an address to an influential gun group Saturday, while the incumbent president warned in the crucial swing state of Georgia that his "unhinged" challenger is a threat to US democracy.

World - International
4/29/2024 12:58:20 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi denied Monday that his country was sliding towards autocracy, following accusations that his government orchestrated criminal probes to weaken rivals ahead of an ongoing general election.

World - Africa
2/20/2024 9:54:59 PM
Three decades after the advent of democracy, South Africa will go to the polls on May 29 for general elections and perhaps the first serious challenge to ANC rule.

World - International
1/15/2024 11:44:12 AM
A former Jakarta governor seeking Indonesia's presidency said democracy is declining in the country and pledged to make changes to get it back on track.

World - International
1/13/2024 3:51:24 PM
Ruling-party candidate Lai Ching-te emerged victorious in Taiwan’s presidential election on Saturday and his opponents conceded, a result that will chart the trajectory of the self-ruled democracy’s relations with China over the next four years.

World - International
1/13/2024 11:26:02 AM
Polls closed Saturday after Taiwanese cast their votes for a new president and legislature in an election that could chart the trajectory of the self-ruled democracy’s relations with China over the next four years.

World - Region
10/5/2023 6:22:22 PM
An Israeli physicist who has become the face of a wave of anti-government protests warns that her country risks falling under "tyranny" as the hardline government pushes through its contentious judicial overhaul.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
10/4/2023 10:09:47 AM
Farid Zahran, chairman of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party and potential presidential candidate, stated that releasing the prisoners of conscience is one of his top priorities and a fundamental step toward achieving democracy in Egypt.

Egypt - Society
9/29/2023 4:32:41 PM
Saad Eddin Ibrahim, a veteran Egyptian-American sociologist and democracy and human-rights advocate, died on Friday at the age of 85.

World - Africa
9/29/2023 12:31:04 PM
Voters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, cast their ballots on Friday for legislative elections that despite recent -- and deadly -- pro-democracy protests are unlikely to change the political scenery in the tightly controlled kingdom.

World - Region
9/20/2023 10:56:07 PM
President Joe Biden raised “hard issues,” including protecting the “checks and balances” in a democracy, in a Wednesday meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pushing Netanyahu to find a compromise on a planned judicial overhaul that has set off protests in Israel and concerns in Washington.

World - Region
9/16/2023 3:17:52 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday accused the European Union of pulling away from Turkey, whose efforts to join the bloc have stalled amid criticism of Ankara's efforts to address democracy and rule of law concerns.

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