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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

World - International
12/4/2021 3:02:36 PM
China's Communist Party took American democracy to task on Saturday, sharply criticizing a global democracy summit being hosted by President Joe Biden next week and extolling the virtues of its governing system.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/30/2021 11:04:06 PM
The Arab countries have only one seat at the Summit for Democracy planned by US President Joe Biden, but there may be little to regret, writes Salah Nasrawi

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/30/2021 10:14:31 PM
Democratic aspirations have stalled across the Arab world, drawing attention to the principles that must be in place before they can succeed, writes Hussein Haridy

World - Region
11/30/2021 12:36:20 PM
A well-known Turkish defence analyst and founder of the opposition Democracy and Progress Party (DEVA), Metin Gurcan, has been jailed on charges of "political and military espionage," local media reported on Tuesday.

World - International
11/24/2021 2:17:45 PM
China and Russia reacted furiously Wednesday to US President Joe Biden's planned democracy summit, which will exclude them, with Beijing angered over an invitation for Taiwan and the Kremlin branding it divisive.

World - International
11/24/2021 12:01:36 PM
Joe Biden has invited Taiwan to a virtual summit on democracy alongside more than 100 countries -- a move that sparked indignation from authoritarian China, which is not on the list.

World - Region
11/22/2021 2:18:47 PM
Sudanese authorities have released several civilian leaders detained since last month's military takeover, a key plank in a deal aimed to restore a fragile transition process towards full democracy, one said Monday.

World - International
11/22/2021 1:02:33 PM
Democracy is deteriorating across the world, with countries notably taking undemocratic and unnecessary actions to contain the coronavirus pandemic, an intergovernmental body said in its new report Monday.

World - Africa
11/20/2021 8:12:50 PM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned a shadowy Russian company with connections to the Kremlin not to interfere in efforts aimed at restoring democracy in the West African nation of Mali.

World - Africa
11/17/2021 1:45:32 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened his first official visit to Africa in Kenya with an appeal Wednesday for the preservation of democracy and inclusion in politically and ethnically fractured societies.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 12:11:39 PM
Antony Blinken was heading Tuesday on his first trip as secretary of state to sub-Saharan Africa, hoping to demonstrate a broad commitment focused on democracy and climate change even as crises in Ethiopia and Sudan put security front and centre.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 6:12:05 PM
Pro-democracy protesters prepared Saturday to launch a two-day civil disobedience campaign against Sudan's military takeover, as Arab mediators were expected in Khartoum to defuse the crisis.

Opinion -
11/1/2021 12:27:46 PM
Hyper-partisanship has resulted in a paralyzed Congress that can't pass legislation to save lives from disease or guns, protect the environment, or even ensure the right to vote.

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