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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.

World - International
10/2/2022 6:47:35 PM
Brazilians were voting on Sunday in a highly polarized election that could determine if the country returns a leftist to the helm of the world's fourth-largest democracy or keeps the far-right incumbent in office for another four years.

Egypt - Politics
9/15/2022 5:59:56 PM
Egypt is adopting a culturally appropriate formula of democracy based on fair representation of all society's forces in parliament while also achieving social justice and sustainable economic development at the same time, said Egyptian Speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafy El-Gebaly on Thursday.

World - Africa
9/13/2022 1:16:57 PM
William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya's president on Tuesday after narrowly winning the Aug. 9 election in East Africa's most stable democracy.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/25/2022 12:36:00 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said heralds an Arab future already undwerway.

World - International
8/18/2022 10:50:17 AM
Taiwan and the United States announced plans on Thursday for trade talks in the early autumn as a senior US diplomat warned Beijing will continue to squeeze the self-ruled democracy it claims as its own.

World - International
8/11/2022 11:12:08 AM
Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island and repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under its control.

World - International
8/9/2022 11:51:44 AM
Taiwan's foreign minister said Tuesday that China is using military drills to rehearse an invasion of the self-governing island democracy, while Taiwan's military began its own live-fire exercises in a show of readiness to thwart off a potential attack.

World - International
7/31/2022 5:31:21 PM
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory.

World - International
7/30/2022 1:08:07 PM
China said it was conducting military exercises Saturday off its coast opposite Taiwan after warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the U.S. House of Representatives to scrap possible plans to visit the island democracy, which Beijing claims as part of its territory.

World - Region
7/21/2022 9:51:25 PM
A Sudanese pro-democracy protester was shot dead Thursday during rallies against a military power-grab, taking the toll of those killed in crackdowns since the army takeover to 115, medics said.

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