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World - International
4/7/2013 1:03:13 PM
Former Pakistani military dictator, Pervez Musharraf, is approved to run for parliamentary elections while his nomination to run was turned down in his home city of Karachi

Egypt - Politics
3/25/2013 4:35:33 PM
Former Libyan dictator's top aide recently arrested in Cairo has Egyptian nationality and should not be extradited, according to his lawyer

Opinion -
3/16/2013 3:20:08 PM
The Muslim Brotherhood does not have the power to rule Egypt as the Nazis did Germany, but what it can do — and appears to be doing — is by failure open the way for an even graver dictatorship

World - International
3/15/2013 4:12:09 PM
Vatican spokesman denies accusations that newly-chosen Pope Francis had failed to protect priests who challenged authoritarianism in Argentina during the 1970s

World - Region
3/10/2013 9:30:33 AM
Though other dictatorships have fallen since the eruption of the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad managed to stay in power amid a heartbreaking civil war in the country

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
2/26/2013 1:38:49 PM
Tunisian theatre director Lotfi Achour has adapted Shakespeare's Macbeth to explore how Tunisians themselves were complicit in Ben Ali's dictatorship

World - Region
2/24/2013 4:05:54 PM
Turkish Prime Minister says that his country will not remain silent on the "brutal dictator" in Syria

World - Region
2/11/2013 1:21:43 PM
The country where the first Arab Spring uprising led to the ouster in 2011 of a dictatorial regime has been reeling with unemployment at 17 percent and a high cost of living -- the same engines that drove the revolution

World - Region
2/5/2013 5:54:40 PM
'Terrifying dictatorship' threatens world peace through nuclear weapons programme, claims Israeli president

Books - World
1/21/2013 10:46:07 AM
Former military officers are countering accounts of abuses during Brazil's 1964-1985 dictatorship with a new, briskly selling book that takes aim at President Dilma Rousseff, a former guerrilla who underwent torture

World - Region
1/14/2013 2:04:32 PM
Tunisians mark the second anniversary on Monday of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's flight into exile in the first of the Arab Spring uprisings but insecurity and social tensions persist

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/3/2013 4:31:30 PM
Rohtas Gallery, one of Pakistan's leading galleries defies dictatorship with art and supports young talent

World - International
12/19/2012 5:34:37 PM
Geun-Hye, daughter of South Korea's former military ruler, wins presidential elections with 51.6 percent of vote over her liberal rival to become first female president of the country

Business - Economy
11/27/2012 4:31:24 PM
Senior member of EU Parliament says Europe could cut annual aid to Egypt if President Morsi insists on implementing controversial constitutional decree

Egypt - Politics
11/24/2012 9:40:07 PM
After joining Sabbahi and others to form a new national front to defeat decrees, ElBaradei calls on president to back down

Egypt - Politics
11/23/2012 7:51:17 PM
Mass rally takes place in Tahrir to oppose president Mohamed Morsi's constitutional declaration; violence between protesters and police continue in nearby streets for fifth day

Egypt - Politics
11/23/2012 5:40:09 PM
The European Union on Friday urged Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to respect the democratic process after he assumed sweeping powers decried by the opposition as dictatorial

Business - Economy
10/28/2012 8:06:04 PM
Jobless rate climbs to 25 per cent, its highest level since the end of the Franco dictatorship in the mid-1970s

World - Region
10/23/2012 3:06:04 PM
Libya celebrates the first anniversary of its 'liberation' of Muammar Gaddafi regime, despite rife skirmishes in the former dictator's bastions

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
10/22/2012 3:38:36 PM
Inspired by the bloody, dramatic death of Moamer Qaddafi, Chinese artist Yan Pei-Ming paints a trilogy depicting the dictator's lifeless body

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