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World - International
2/23/2022 10:46:48 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Russian aggression toward Ukraine is ``an attack on democracy,'' vowing that the US will stand united with its allies around the world in swiftly imposing sanctions on Russia and ensuring financial and political support for an independent Ukraine.

World - Region
2/17/2022 11:09:29 PM
Libyans on Thursday marked 11 years since the revolt that toppled dictator Moamer Kadhafi, but the democracy many hoped for seems as elusive as ever, and many fear a return to conflict.

World - International
2/13/2022 5:10:58 PM
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was re-elected for a second term of five years by a special parliamentary assembly on Sunday and vowed to heal the wounds left by the coronavirus and fight the enemies of democracy.

World - Region
2/6/2022 11:56:06 AM
Tunisian President Kais Saied has dissolved a major independent judicial watchdog, he said Sunday, accusing it of bias and working for special interests.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/3/2022 11:07:45 PM
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has a work plan to enhance cooperation with civil society organisations in the near future to support their participation in implementing the National Strategy for Human Rights, the council president Moushira Khattab said.

World - Africa
2/1/2022 6:34:13 PM
Burkina Faso's new military junta held talks Tuesday with the Sahel country's political party chiefs, many of whom said they were keen to join a planned transition back to democracy.

World - Region
1/4/2022 1:29:50 PM
Sudanese pro-democracy groups called Tuesday for mass anti-military takeover protests as the country plunged further into turmoil following the resignation of the prime minister earlier this week.

World - Region
1/3/2022 4:54:54 PM
After civilian Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned following another deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, we look at developments in Sudan since the October military takeover which disrupted a transition to civilian rule in the wake of autocrat Omar al-Bashir's overthrow in 2019.

World - International
1/3/2022 1:57:18 PM
President Joe Biden has gotten the same troubling questions from worried world leaders, ones that he never thought he would hear. ``Is America going to be all right?'' they ask. ``What about democracy in America?''

World - Region
1/2/2022 4:25:54 PM
Sudanese security forces deployed in large numbers Sunday, setting up road blocks in the capital Khartoum amid calls for pro-democracy rallies in "memory of the martyrs" killed in recent protests.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/29/2021 12:34:00 PM
For Tunisia, 2021 was neatly bookended by dramatic scenes that captured how the only success story of the Arab Spring might come to an end.

World - International
12/29/2021 11:00:47 AM
Hong Kong police raided the office of an online pro-democracy news outlet on Wednesday after arresting six people for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication, the latest moves in a crackdown on dissent in the city.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/16/2021 3:32:00 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said reviews how China has dealt with Biden’s Democracy Summit.

World - Region
12/14/2021 3:26:07 PM
Opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday slammed his decision to extend a months-long suspension of parliament, accusing him of dealing another blow to the country's nascent democracy.

World - Africa
12/12/2021 2:06:58 PM
South Africa on Sunday paid an official tribute to FW de Klerk, the final president of white rule, who freed Nelson Mandela from prison and steered the country from apartheid to democracy.

World - Region
12/11/2021 3:32:58 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described social media Saturday as one of the main threats to democracy.

World - International
12/10/2021 12:03:49 PM
Nicaragua's decision to sever diplomatic links with Taiwan and recognize China leaves the self-governing island democracy with just 14 diplomatic allies.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/9/2021 9:40:00 PM
Egypt’s record on human rights and democracy took centre stage during Parliamentary Speaker Hanafi Gibali’s visits to Belgium and Spain.

World - International
12/9/2021 5:34:04 PM
President Joe Biden on Thursday opened the first White House Summit for Democracy by sounding an alarm about a global slide for democratic institutions and called for world leaders to ‘lock arms’ and demonstrate democracies can deliver.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/7/2021 11:41:43 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said comments on the Biden administration’s latest initiative

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