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World - International
8/3/2023 5:47:19 PM
Donald Trump is expected to appear in court on Thursday to answer charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election, a case that will cast a dark and volatile cloud over the 2024 White House race for which he remains the presumptive Republican nominee.

World - Region
8/3/2023 1:05:00 PM
Israel is being rocked by a wave of mass protests calling for the country’s democracy to be upheld. But the pro-democracy movement lacks any clear message of opposition to Israel’s open-ended military occupation and rule over millions of Palestinians.

World - Africa
8/3/2023 12:48:04 PM
US President Joe Biden called on Thursday for the immediate release of Niger's elected President Mohamed Bazoum and for the country's democracy to be preserved.

World - Region
7/27/2023 1:02:18 PM
UN human rights chief Volker Turk on Thursday called on Israel to heed those demonstrating for "the defence of democracy and fundamental freedoms" in the face of controversial judicial reforms.

World - Region
7/22/2023 1:08:05 PM
Oceans of Israeli flags, steady drumbeats, cries of “Democracy!” Water cannons, police on horseback, protesters dragged off the ground.

World - International
7/9/2023 10:15:09 PM
Greece’s conservative government won a vote of confidence Saturday in Parliament to start its second four-year term, two weeks after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party handily won the election.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/8/2023 8:09:53 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the victory of his New Democracy party in the Parliamentary elections in June, according to the Egyptian Presidency.

World - International
7/4/2023 12:33:59 PM
Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that eight pro-democracy activists who now live in the United States, Britain, Canada and Australia will be pursued for life for alleged national security offenses, dismissing criticism that the move to have them arrested was a dangerous precedent.

World - Africa
6/20/2023 8:37:13 PM
Senegalese President Macky Sall on Tuesday vowed to strengthen "democracy and freedom" in his country, in his first public reaction to deadly unrest sparked by the conviction of a popular opposition leader.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/6/2023 8:59:31 PM
The re-election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as president of Turkey in last week’s elections is bad news for Turkish democracy, writes Hussein Haridy

World - International
6/4/2023 1:09:04 PM
China tightened already strict access to Tiananmen Square in central Beijing on Sunday, the anniversary of 1989 pro-democracy protests.

Egypt - Politics
6/1/2023 6:00:00 PM
True democracy is one in which information is available because a person “will not be able to have an opinion or obtain any right” unless the information is available to them, President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said.

World - International
5/28/2023 9:13:20 PM
Newly elected Greek lawmakers were sworn in Sunday but the Parliament in which they sit may be dissolved as early as Monday, ahead of fresh elections on June 25.

World - International
5/22/2023 10:40:40 AM
A crushing victory in Greece's Sunday elections by the conservative New Democracy party of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will nevertheless lead to a new ballot in a month, as the winner fell short of a majority.

World - Region
5/14/2023 12:42:43 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's main challenger pledged Sunday to restore democracy, after casting his ballot in the country's most important election of modern times.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/10/2023 10:10:30 PM
While Sudan’s generals have unleashed indiscriminate destruction and occupation on wide swaths of the capital, Khartoum, neighbourhood resistance committees and pro-democracy activists have stepped up to respond to the needs of citizens.

World - International
5/7/2023 10:22:07 AM
Greece holds its most unpredictable election in over a decade on May 21.

World - International
5/5/2023 7:06:05 PM
Americans seem undecided over the state of Israeli democracy, according to the results of a recent poll released on Friday.

World - Region
4/21/2023 3:07:01 PM
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock warned on Friday against Tunisia backtracking on the fundamentals of its democracy, after the arrest of opposition leader Rached Ghannouchi this week.

World - Region
4/17/2023 6:16:51 PM
Tensions have been brewing for weeks between Sudan's two most powerful generals, who just 18 months earlier jointly orchestrated a military takeover to derail the nation's transition to democracy.

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