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World - Africa
3/21/2024 11:29:23 AM
Senegal votes Sunday in a tightly contested presidential election that has fired up political tensions and tested one of West Africa’s most stable democracies.

World - International
1/10/2024 4:04:48 PM
More than 50 countries that are home to half the planet's population are due to hold national elections in 2024, but the number of citizens exercising the right to vote is not unalloyed good news. The year looks set to test even the most robust democracies and to strengthen the hands of leaders with authoritarian leanings.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/5/2023 7:11:43 PM
Western democracies must ensure that Israel respects international humanitarian law, human rights law, and the Fourth Geneva Convention in its actions in Gaza, writes Amr Helmy

World - International
5/20/2023 6:01:24 PM
China on Saturday expressed "strong dissatisfaction" with a communique issued by G7 leaders that took aim at Beijing on issues including the South China Sea, human rights and alleged interference in their democracies.

World - War in Ukraine
5/20/2023 1:49:50 PM
The Group of Seven wealthy democracies united Saturday in urging China to pressure its strategic partner Russia to end its war on Ukraine.

World - International
4/16/2023 10:08:47 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with China's defense minister on Sunday, underscoring Beijing's strengthening engagement with Moscow, with which it has largely aligned its foreign policy in an attempt to diminish the influence of the United States and other Western democracies.

World - International
4/2/2023 2:43:08 PM
Donald Trump has denounced his indictment as an abuse befitting a banana republic, but the move in fact puts the United States in line with fellow advanced democracies that have prosecuted former leaders.

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.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/28/2022 2:15:46 PM
Leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies struck a united stance Tuesday to support Ukraine for ``as long as necessary'' as Russia's invasion grinds on, and said they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Kremlin income from oil sales that are financing the war.

World - International
6/27/2022 11:18:30 AM
​In 1975, leaders of the world's wealthy democracies gathered to deal with an energy crisis sparked by a war and rampant inflation. Those same sore points are bedeviling their successors representing 46% of the global economy at this week's Group of Seven summit, with high consumer and energy prices threatening to trigger recessions in the U.S. and Europe.

World - International
5/8/2022 8:43:01 PM
Leaders from the Group of Seven developed democracies pledged Sunday to phasing out or banning the import of Russian oil, as they met with Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to stress their support and to display unity among Western allies on Victory in Europe Day, which marks Nazi Germany's surrender in 1945.

World - International
4/22/2022 3:23:34 PM
France's presidential contenders Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen traded final blows on the last day of campaigning Friday to drive home why their particular political brand, and not the other's, is the right choice for voters in one of the world's wealthiest large democracies.

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.

Opinion -
6/18/2021 4:21:00 PM

World - International
10/27/2020 2:49:23 PM
'Big things are happening as our democracies align to better protect the citizens of our two countries and indeed, of the free world,' Pompeo told reporters

Opinion -
4/21/2018 2:47:53 PM
Most Egyptians do not know the names of their political parties

Egypt - Politics
12/3/2014 8:40:02 PM
Pekk Hallberg, former president of the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland, talks to Ahram Online about the importance of the rule of law in transitional democracies

World - International
12/11/2013 8:47:18 PM
Speaking at the World Forum of Democracy in Strasbourg last month, Thorbjørn Jagland says that such respect is a prerequisite for genuine democracy

World - International
8/2/2013 5:18:09 PM
The election is seen as key to Mali's recovery after a coup that overthrew Amadou Toumani Toure, plunging one of Africa's most stable democracies into political crisis

World - International
6/27/2013 1:59:16 PM
US president Barack Obama says that Senegal is one of the most stable democracies in Africa and a strategic ally to Washington

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