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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.

World - International
1/9/2023 9:51:13 AM
The US government on Sunday offered "unwavering" support for Brazil's democracy as condemnation poured in from around the world against mobs that smashed their way into the halls of power in Brasilia.

World - Region
1/8/2023 10:44:30 AM
Thousands of Israelis took to the streets Saturday evening to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government that opponents say threaten democracy and freedoms.

World - International
1/4/2023 9:22:07 AM
Myanmar's junta announced an amnesty for 7,000 prisoners to mark Independence Day on Wednesday following a show of force in the capital, days after increasing democracy figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi's jail term to 33 years.

World - International
12/31/2022 11:20:27 AM
Ousted Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to another seven years in jail as her long series of trials ended on Friday, with the Nobel laureate now facing more than three decades behind bars.

World - International
12/30/2022 5:22:47 PM
Beijing ruled Friday that Hong Kong's leader has the power to decide whether foreign lawyers can be involved in national security cases in the city - a decision that could effectively block a prominent pro-democracy publisher from hiring a British barrister for his high-profile trial.

World - Region
12/19/2022 5:55:50 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Monday at protesters in Khartoum who rallied against a tentative deal aimed at ending the crisis provoked by last year's military takeover, AFP correspondents said.

World - Region
12/5/2022 3:07:10 PM
Sudan's ruling generals and the main pro-democracy group on Monday signed a framework deal until elections to establish a new, civilian-led transitional government.

World - International
11/30/2022 2:02:13 PM
Half the world's democratic countries are experiencing an erosion of democracy, intensified by war in Ukraine and economic crisis, an international think tank said in a report on Wednesday.

World - International
11/30/2022 11:00:00 AM
Former President Jiang Zemin, who led China out of isolation after the army crushed the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989 and supported economic reforms that led to a decade of explosive growth, died Wednesday. He was 96.

World - International
11/29/2022 9:01:44 PM
The Biden administration on Tuesday announced plans for a second Summit for Democracy next year, this time to be co-hosted by the governments of Costa Rica, the Netherlands, South Korea and Zambia.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/16/2022 12:20:00 PM
The House is likely to be held by the Republicans, the Democrats are on their way to controlling the Senate, and the run-off in the state of Georgia holds the key to the final results.

World - International
11/10/2022 3:53:11 PM
US President Joe Biden returns to the world stage with a spring in his step after midterm elections he sees proving that, in the global contest between democracy and autocracy, good guys don't always come last.

World - International
11/7/2022 10:59:15 PM
An election year weighted by economic turmoil, elimination of federal abortion rights and broad concerns about the future of democracy concluded with a final full day of campaigning Monday by leaders of both parties urgently appealing to their supporters.

World - International
11/6/2022 10:48:01 AM
Former President Donald Trump is predicting America's destruction if his fellow Republicans don't deliver a massive electoral wave on Tuesday. Democrats, led by President Joe Biden and two other former presidents, are warning that abortion rights, Social Security and even democracy itself are at stake.

World - International
10/28/2022 5:29:04 PM
Regardless of whether they live in a red state or a blue state, identify as Democrats or Republicans, or claim to be ideologically liberal or conservative, Americans have one thing in common.

World - Africa
10/25/2022 11:22:14 AM
Sudan on Tuesday blocked internet access across the country as pro-democracy activists marked the first anniversary of a military takeover that derailed the transition to civilian rule, a web monitor said.

World - International
10/18/2022 8:07:16 PM
The UK's foreign office on Tuesday summoned a top Chinese diplomat in London over footage of a Hong Kong pro-democracy protester being assaulted in the grounds of a Chinese consulate in Britain.

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