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World - Region
4/1/2023 2:09:44 PM
Sudan’s military leaders and pro-democracy forces will delay the signing of an agreement to usher in a civilian government, both sides said in a joint statement issued early Saturday.

World - Africa
3/30/2023 4:01:20 PM
Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday encouraged Tanzania's fragile progress toward a more inclusive government as she stepped onto the front lines of America's push to strengthen democracy in Africa.

World - International
3/29/2023 7:22:34 PM
President Joe Biden is opening his second Summit for Democracy with a pledge for the U.S. to spend $690 million bolstering democracy programs around the globe.

World - International
3/29/2023 12:06:14 PM
President Joe Biden on Wednesday opens his second "Summit for Democracy" with pledges of nearly $700 million in funds and a joint alliance against surveillance technology as US concern mounts over China and Russia.

World - International
3/28/2023 11:26:19 PM
Pakistan announced Tuesday it will not participate in this week's US-led Summit for Democracy, a move seen in part as an effort by the impoverished Islamic nation to assuage longtime ally China, which was not invited.

World - International
3/28/2023 8:25:21 PM
Myanmar's junta-stacked election commission on Tuesday announced Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party would be dissolved for failing to re-register under a tough new military-drafted electoral law, state media said.

World - International
3/28/2023 5:41:44 PM
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will announce America's commitment to enhancing corporate transparency along with more than 20 other countries at the Summit for Democracy on Tuesday.

World - Region
3/19/2023 11:44:33 AM
President George W. Bush and his administration put forward a variety of reasons to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

World - Africa
2/25/2023 8:17:04 PM
Vote counting started in Nigeria's tightly contested election on Saturday, with three frontrunners vying to govern Africa's most populous democracy after a ballot hit by delays and isolated violence.

World - International
2/22/2023 11:54:25 AM
China on Wednesday sharply criticized a visit to Taiwan by a senior Pentagon official and reaffirmed it has sanctioned Lockheed Martin and a unit of Raytheon for supplying military equipment to the self-governing island democracy.

World - Region
2/21/2023 9:47:30 AM
The Israeli parliament backed a key part of a controversial judicial overhaul at first reading Tuesday despite protests across the country against a bill critics see as a threat to democracy.

World - Region
2/20/2023 11:41:07 AM
Israel's government on Monday was pressing ahead with a contentious plan to overhaul the country's legal system, despite an unprecedented uproar that has included mass protests, warnings from military and business leaders and calls for restraint by the United States.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/7/2023 5:00:00 PM
Representatives of Sudanese political forces and parties signed a political consensus agreement in Cairo on Tuesday, concluding an “inter-Sudanese” dialogue that tackled a number of issues including the transition to democracy and addressing the situation in East Sudan.

World - International
2/1/2023 1:27:45 PM
Taiwan scrambled fighter jets, put its navy on alert, and activated missile systems in response to nearby operations by 34 Chinese military aircraft and nine warships that are part of Beijing's strategy to unsettle and intimidate the self-governing island democracy.

World - International
1/31/2023 8:59:48 PM
The United States slapped fresh sanctions on Myanmar Tuesday, a day before the Southeast Asian country marks the second anniversary of a military coup that launched a violent campaign against democracy activists.

World - Africa
1/22/2023 9:30:30 PM
As Nigerians inch closer to the February 2023 presidential election, the seventh since the current wave of liberal democracy formally started in 1999, there are at least 10 key issues that are likely to drive and determine the outcome. Political scientist, Jideofor Adibe, explores them all.

World - Region
1/22/2023 10:14:51 AM
Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government to overhaul the judicial system, measures that opponents say imperil the country's democratic foundation.

World - International
1/21/2023 9:17:33 PM
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil's army chief Saturday amid concerns over threats to the country's democracy following the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.

World - Region
1/10/2023 10:22:12 AM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government has wasted no time implementing its ultra-nationalist agenda, including adopting a seemingly petty ban on displaying the Palestinian flag and shaking the foundations of Israel's democracy with a proposed legal assault on the Supreme Court.

World - International
1/9/2023 5:24:12 PM
Brazilian authorities vowed Monday to protect democracy and punish thousands of supporters of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed and trashed the nation’s highest seats of power in chaos with striking similarities to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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