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Algerian elections rejected in the name of democracy

A long-standing protest movement in Algeria has rejected the country's entire political system as corrupt. The regime is pressing ahead with election...

Algerian elections rejected in the name of democracy

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Hong Kong: Pro-democracy candidates lead in district elections A historic turnout voted heavily in favor of pro-democracy hopefuls in a ballot viewed as a referendum on support for anti-government protests. The d...
00:44, 2019-11-25

Successful elections and ‘political dialogues’ push democracy forward in West Africa and the Sahel Progress has been made in consolidating democracy in West Africa and the Sahel, according to the United Nation’s Special Representative in the region...
00:12, 2019-07-25

Hong Kong's pro-democracy parties win hundreds of seats in local elections as the city pushes back against China Pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong made huge gains on Monday in district council elections, winning 344 of the 452 seats as of 2 p.m. local time, ...
07:24, 2019-11-25

Mane: The beautiful Algerian team deserved to win "Sadio Mane reacts after his Senegal side lost to Algeria 1-0, in Group C of the African Cup of Nations."...
12:24, 2019-06-28

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Pr...
20:48, 2019-06-12

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in ...
20:56, 2019-06-12

Algerian military jails prominent politician, raising worry ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court has detained a prominent left-wing politician as it investigates an alleged plot against the count...
23:56, 2019-05-09

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia ha...
18:32, 2019-05-28

Raja Meziane: Algerian unsigned singer becomes sound of revolution In an emotional interview, Raja Meziane recounts how exile from Algeria led to unexpected success....
01:20, 2019-10-24

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest t...
16:04, 2019-06-16

Ex-Algerian prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest t...
15:16, 2019-06-16

Euro Papers - Chelsea to launch £35m move for Algerian right-back in January? "Are Chelsea set to launch a bid for an Algerian right-back in January? It\u0027s all in today\u0027s Euro Papers"...
15:12, 2019-09-11

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has die...
19:44, 2019-05-29

An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against stat...
17:52, 2019-05-05

Experienced employee keeps getting rejected for new job: Ask HR Employee with 25 years experience says other companies just seem to view him as overqualified, falsely assuming he's out of their price range. ...
14:36, 2019-06-11

Almost All the Colleges I Wanted to Go to Rejected Me. Now What? The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when you haven’t been admitted to the colleges of your choice....
23:12, 2019-05-21

Ask Amy: Man in love is dejected when rejected He expressed his love for friend of 20 years and she said no. He thinks she’s still on the fence....
06:32, 2019-12-07

The Ethicist: Almost All the Colleges I Wanted to Go to Rejected Me. Now What? The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when you haven’t been admitted to the colleges of your choice....
11:20, 2019-04-30

Chelsea transfer ban appeal rejected "Chelsea have suffered a blow to their summer recruitment drive after FIFA\u0027s Appeal Committee rejected their appeal against a two-window transfe...
14:00, 2019-05-08

Pochettino says he rejected Real Madrid "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he turned down the chance to coach Real Madrid last June in order to honour his contract ...
20:32, 2019-05-08

Manchester City's FFP appeal to CAS rejected "Manchester City have failed in their attempts to block UEFA from investigating potential Financial Fair Play breaches by the Premier League champion...
14:00, 2019-11-15

Here's Some Car Show Pitches That Are Probably Going To Get Rejected By Netflix We sort of live in a new golden age of television, and a lot of that is thanks to streaming content providers like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Amazon, and al...
02:56, 2019-08-28

Karen Gillan: 'I got rejected for the local panto' She is one of Scotland's biggest film stars, but Karen Gillan says her young dreams took a few knocks....
08:08, 2019-12-12

The huge price tag the Yankees rejected for Robbie Ray The Yankees weren’t flinching. With hours to go before Wednesday afternoon’s MLB trade deadline and desperately in need of pitching reinf...
23:28, 2019-07-31

I rejected fairytales as a kid. Who needs them, when there are real wolves nearby? Real-life crimes like the Central Park jogger case changed the way I saw the worldFairytales – particularly in their original and frankly sadistic gl...
10:16, 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson's bid for a Christmas election rejected by MPs Getty Boris Johnson's bid to hold a general election on December 12 election rejected by UK Members of Parliament. The opposition Labour party refuse...
20:36, 2019-10-28

Man shoots infant in the head after being rejected by her mom: cops A 10-month-old Fresno girl was shot in the head Sunday by a man who was apparently angry that the baby’s mother had rejected him, police said. The ba...
09:04, 2019-06-25

Single gay dad 'overcome with joy' after adopting kid with Down's who was rejected by 20 families Luca Trapanese, 41, says he was "overcome with joy" after adopting his little angel, Alba, who was rejected by 20 other families...
06:16, 2019-11-29

Single gay dad adopts kid with Down's Syndrome who was rejected by 20 families Luca Trapanese, 41, says he was "overcome with joy" after adopting his little angel, Alba, who was rejected by 20 other families...
08:52, 2019-11-29

Navy SEAL rejected by FDNY for being too old may be firefighter after all The decorated Navy Seal rejected as too old to join the FDNY may become a city smoke-eater after all. City Council members passed a local resolution ...
03:20, 2019-06-14

Compulsory CPR lessons rejected for schools in Wales A charity says it would improve the odds of survival for people who have cardiac arrests outside hospitals....
18:44, 2019-04-29

Woodstock 50 organizers appeal rejected permit The organizers behind Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair appealed a rejected permit from the Town of Vernon, N.Y....
19:48, 2019-07-11

Man wins $30,000 from lottery ticket rejected by friend A Maryland man who scored a $30,000 jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket said he only ended up buying the ticket because his friend refused it....
22:36, 2019-12-04

The Government Has Rejected A Penny Tax On Fast Fashion “The government has demonstrated that it is content to tolerate practices that trash the environment and exploit workers, despite having just committ...
14:16, 2019-06-18

The UAW rejected a GM offer to end strike but made a counterproposal (GM) The UAW on Tuesday informed its striking GM members that it had rejected a contract offer from GM but made a counterproposal. GM's 50,000 UAW members...
00:16, 2019-10-02

'Midsomer town' red plaques scheme rejected The local authority has said it would "compromise the historic" interest of the buildings....
10:48, 2019-04-25

Trump impeachment effort once again rejected in House The Democratic-led House of Representatives once again rejected articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday. The House voted to tabl...
00:12, 2019-07-18

Supreme court to consider abortion law almost identical to one it just rejected In 2016, the court called Texas restrictions unconstitutional. But the makeup of justices has shifted prior to a similar Louisiana caseThe US supreme...
09:33, 2019-10-05

Jim Cramer doubles down on Cedar Fair after Six Flags bid rejected Investors should start a small position in amusement park operator Cedar Fair and buy more on a pullback, the "Mad Money" host says....
02:12, 2019-10-08

14 celebrities who got rejected by 'Saturday Night Live' and went on to become famous in their own right Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images/Charles Sykes/Invision/AP/Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Getting a role on the late-night comedy "S...
17:56, 2019-10-08

He Wanted Cold Medicine, but CVS Rejected His Puerto Rican ID CVS has apologized after a college student in Indiana was unable to buy cold medicine because employees would not accept his identification....
22:08, 2019-11-04

‘Trump’ license plate rejected in Sweden for being offensive Talk about drunk texting. A Swedish man’s application for a vanity license plate reading “TRUMP” has been denied. Marcus Saaf told the Aftonbladet ne...
16:40, 2019-09-10

The striking portrait photographs rejected for a major prize From a poignant image of a mother's last Christmas and an intimate moment captured before a wedding, to a black-and-white profile of Ant and Dec and ...
15:08, 2019-11-21

China Mobile’s bid to offer US phone service rejected NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. communications regulators are rejecting a Chinese telecom company’s application to provide service in the U.S. due to nati...
17:36, 2019-05-09

After Six Flags bid rejected, Jim Cramer doubles down on Cedar Fair Investors should start a small position in amusement park operator Cedar Fair and buy more on a pullback, the "Mad Money" host says....
02:12, 2019-10-08

Watch: Celine Dion says she originally rejected 'My Heart Will Go On' Celine Dion said on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" that she originally wasn't interested in singing her signature song "My Heart Will Go O...
15:28, 2019-11-19

Justin Long says Steve Jobs rejected some "I'm a Mac" ads because they were too funny Apple’s old “I’m a Mac”/”I’m a PC” ads starring Justin Long and John Hodgman went a long way toward establishing Apple’s extremely hip reputation, wi...
20:36, 2019-05-26

Tanya Tucker rejected Elvis Presley on her dad's advice Country music star Tanya Tucker recalled how she turned down Elvis Presley after he tried to kiss her....
16:28, 2019-09-19

Arsenal have improved £55m Zaha offer rejected - reports "Arsenal have returned to Crystal Palace with an improved £55million bid for Wilfried Zaha, but the two clubs are still some way off agreeing a deal,...
13:00, 2019-07-22

UN: Hungary depriving rejected asylum-seekers of food The UN has accused Hungary of illegally denying food for up to five days to failed asylum-seekers. Budapest replied it "is not responsible" for peopl...
17:28, 2019-05-03

Adjust rejected 200 million fraudulent app installs in 2019 Adjust rejected nearly 200 million fraudulent app installs so far in 2019, saving clients about $450 million in ad spending.Read More...
16:16, 2019-12-04

Navy SEAL rejected from FDNY gets OK to apply after law change Gov. Andrew Cuomo OK’d legislation allowing Navy SEAL Shaun Donovan to join the city’s Fire Department as part of a package of bills he s...
01:44, 2019-11-12

Steve King Was Brutally Rejected By Trump in Iowa Extremely racist Congressman Steve King was apparently not allowed to ride on Air Force One with President Trump during his campaign visit to Iowa th...
01:52, 2019-06-12

Joyce Carol Oates: ‘It’s a fairytale nightmare to be rejected’ The acclaimed American author on the power of familial love, ignoring advice to write only about domestic life, and the recent death of her husbandJo...
19:12, 2019-06-01

Rob Stone Suggests The USWNT Should've Eased Up, Gets Soundly Rejected The USWNT had just put the finishing touches on the most lopsided beatdown in the history of the World Cup when Fox Sports analyst Rob Stone put his ...
00:28, 2019-06-12

'Involved' Abramovich has rejected bargain bids for Chelsea "Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is fully involved in running the Premier League side and will not entertain \"bargain bids\" for the club, chairman B...
10:44, 2019-11-25

Aspiring Navy medic has application rejected because he is vegan An aspiring New Zealand Navy medic had his application rejected because the force "can't guarantee" being able to feed vegans....
15:04, 2019-08-14

Techeetah's New York FE race one protest against di Grassi rejected A protest lodged by DS Techeetah against the driving standards of Audi's Lucas di Grassi in the opening New York ABB FIA Formula E race was rejected ...
12:08, 2019-07-14

Ex-WeWork CEO Adam Neumann rejected by multiple co-op boards Billionaire and ousted WeWork CEO Adam Neumann was searching for a trophy $50 million-plus apartment on Fifth Avenue before the company’s disastrous ...
17:32, 2019-10-04

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sent...
20:16, 2019-06-20

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an intern...
20:36, 2019-06-08

Sanctuary city initiative projected to be rejected by Tucson voters TUCSON – Residents will soon learn if Tucson will be Arizona’s first sanctuary city after polls officially closed Tuesday evening. Back i...
05:08, 2019-11-06

Navy SEAL rejected by FDNY receives multiple offers from across the US The decorated Navy SEAL rejected by the FDNY — for being six months and 25 days too old — has received invitations across the county to work for othe...
01:24, 2019-05-12

Um, Brian Austin Green Initially Rejected a ''Really Persistent'' Megan Fox It's safe to say that Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox got off to a rocky start. In fact, they almost didn't date at all. On Barstool Radio's KFC R...
05:24, 2019-08-16

Girl, 2, with deformed skull rejected by nursery as 'she'll scare other kids' Sofya Zakharova also suffers from fused fingers and toes – with her condition undiagnosed...
18:32, 2019-09-25

WeWork, Rejected by Wall Street, Accepts Lifeline From SoftBank The troubled shared office company scrapped an initial public offering and push out its chief executive last month....
16:48, 2019-10-22

Boeing executives reportedly rejected a safety system in the 737 Max because it was too expensive (BA) Jim Young-Pool/Getty Images A senior Boeing engineer filed a complaint following the grounding of the 737 Max jet earlier this year, The New York Tim...
17:44, 2019-10-02

Right-wing media organizations take to court after being rejected from leaders’ debate They say the Leaders' Debates Commission failed to give adequate reasons for its decision....
21:44, 2019-10-07

Milo Yiannopoulos Tries to Break Into the World of Furries, Is Brutally Rejected Here is the best news I have personally read today: notorious far-right grifter and overall racist, misogynist, and general white supremacist Milo Yi...
22:40, 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson’s call for a snap election rejected by U.K. lawmakers In a second straight day of parliamentary turmoil, the House of Commons voted by 327-299 in favor of the bill, sending it to Parliament’s upper chamb...
03:00, 2019-09-05

Amazon’s appeal over workers’ pay dispute rejected by Supreme Court WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Amazon.com’s bid to avoid a lawsuit seeking to ensure that warehouse workers for the e-c...
20:28, 2019-10-08

CEO who offered to pay Pennsylvania students’ lunch debt says offer was rejected The CEO said his offer was motivated in part because he received free meals as a child growing up....
04:36, 2019-07-24

Man Utd make David de Gea improved contract offer after £350,000-a-week rejected Manchester United have made an improved offer to David de Gea in the hope of finally reaching a breakthrough in contract negotiations....
12:16, 2019-07-03

Awards pick photos rejected by Portrait Gallery prize Celebrating the best images that failed to win the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize....
10:56, 2019-11-21

Inter unlikely to increase bid for Romelu Lukaku after ‘strong offer’ rejected • Manchester United striker will miss Kristiansund friendly • Inter chief executive says club need to stay within parametersInternazionale’s chief ex...
03:08, 2019-07-30

Watford to keep club badge after fresh design is rejected by fans Watford will be keeping their current club badge after holding a vote to see if fans wanted a change in design....
16:52, 2019-11-21

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media...
15:00, 2019-06-08

Bill Cosby bail request rejected by appeals court An appeals court has denied Bill Cosby's latest request to leave prison on bail while he fights his sex-assault conviction....
13:52, 2019-04-30

Game of Thrones creators rejected me for role, says Jamie Dornan Show bosses thought he was 'too young for some of the old parts and too old for some of the young parts'...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke "Australian Bernard Tomic\u0027s appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" at Wimbledon earlier this month has...
10:36, 2019-07-20

Bill Cosby appeal against sexual assault conviction rejected Pennsylvania court backs decision to let five accusers testifyCosby is serving sentence of three to 10 yearsA Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected...
17:00, 2019-12-10

'Weird' Bowie songs rejected from debut album up for auction A recording of David Bowie songs rejected from his debut album - including some showing his "full-on weird" side - is set to be sold at auction....
15:28, 2019-05-07

Adorable dog with eyebrows rejected for her ‘weird’ looks finally finds home Little pooch Betty's eyebrows – which were described as "nature's joke" – found her a new loving home...
16:08, 2019-11-16

Transfer window LIVE – Bayern have opening Sane bid rejected "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window....
20:08, 2019-08-01

Nurse’s London Marathon Record Is Rejected Because She Didn’t Wear a Dress Wearing her scrubs, Jessica Anderson crossed the finish line in 3 hours 8 minutes 22 seconds. Guinness World Records said it didn’t qualify as a nurs...
18:36, 2019-05-05

Liverpool free to sign kit deal with Nike after New Balance appeal is rejected • Liverpool had been in legal dispute with current kit suppliers• Rejected appeal paves way for lucrative five-year deal with NikeLiverpool are free ...
21:40, 2019-11-01

Paper Round: Ronaldo wants Jose reunion at Juve, Man Utd’s Koulibaly bid rejected "Jose Mourinho to Juventus, Manchester United’s Kalidou Koulibaly bid, David de Gea to PSG and Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich. It’s Tuesday’s Paper Roun...
00:32, 2019-05-21

Anti-Trump vanity plates among dozens rejected by DC officials in 2018 Washington D.C. officials rejected 53 vanity plates last year, including some deemed anti-President Trump....
02:40, 2019-06-05

Serial: Adnan Syed's appeal for new trial rejected by supreme court Syed’s lawyers had argued for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast on the 2000 killing of Hae Min LeeThe supreme court has r...
17:16, 2019-11-25

Forest Green’s eco evolution on hold after wooden stadium plan rejected • Forest Green chairman Dale Vince: ‘fans will be devastated’• Decision may still be appealed by the clubThey are the greenest football club in the w...
18:36, 2019-06-13

Spain was ready to back Thomas Cook bailout UK rejected, MPs told Chair spoke to tourism ministers of five countries in week before collapse but not one British ministerThe prime minister’s office was aware of a fin...
19:48, 2019-10-15

No 10 rejected Thomas Cook rescue plan for fear of precedent, MPs hear Committee attacks board over bonuses and ‘misjudgments’ but directors say a £200m UK loan would have saved firmThe prime minister’s office was aware ...
21:04, 2019-10-15

Researchers find dangerous, FDA-rejected drug in supplements—by reading labels Enlarge (credit: Getty | Scott Olson) Several supposed brain-enhancing supplements sold in the US contain a questionable drug that has been rejected ...
20:00, 2019-11-26

Boris Johnson to make second bid for December election if motion rejected today Boris Johnson has signalled he will push on with plans for a general election after his pledge to take Britain out of the EU by the end of this month...
14:48, 2019-10-28

Victim advocates cheer as Pell appeal rejected: 'Hallelujah – proof there is a God' A dishevelled Cardinal George Pell momentarily bowed his head but his face gave little away as his appeal was dismissedCardinal George Pell loses app...
06:00, 2019-08-21

Doris Day rejected Lifetime Achievement Award about six times, says publicist: 'Our job was to protect her' Charley Cullin Walters isn’t surprised that Doris Day will not have a funeral, memorial service or grave marker, per a stipulation in her will....
11:16, 2019-05-21

High schoolers are inviting thousands of strangers to watch as they get into college -- and get rejected College reaction videos on YouTube are teaching next year's applicants about the reality of college admissions....
15:24, 2019-04-17

Brooks Koepka’s stunning girlfriend 'rejected' TWICE by US PGA champion in awkward video US PGA champion Brooks Koepka was so in the zone ahead of the final round of the tournament that he appeared to completely snub his girlfriend’s adva...
10:44, 2019-05-20

Marvel apparently rejected an Art Spiegelman essay about fascism because of a Trump reference In an essay for The Guardian that went up this weekend, Maus creator Art Spiegelman dives into the so-called golden age of comics that occurred (depe...
00:12, 2019-08-19

The best photos rejected from the National Portrait Gallery's Taylor Wessing prize Celebrating the best images that failed to win the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize....
07:52, 2019-11-21

Model Bridget Malcolm Says She Was Rejected By a Client After Gaining ''Half an Inch'' Model Bridget Malcolm is revealing the shocking life event that encouraged her to embrace her "natural" body. Like many other young women in the mod...
02:36, 2019-08-08

72 Percent of All Rural Hospital Closures Are in States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion A new study finds that states that refused Obamacare's Medicaid expansion are hemorrhaging hospitals in rural areas....
23:32, 2019-07-30

Why Zion Williamson rejected more lucrative offers to join Jordan Brand The power of Jordan is, to state the obvious, greater than the power of Zion. The latter, however, is nothing to sneeze at. Williamson announced Tues...
18:36, 2019-07-24

Hamilton councillor ‘disappointed,’ bi-weekly trash pickup plan rejected Ward 8 Coun. John-Paul Danko believes collecting garbage every other week would result in big cost savings for the City of Hamilton....
18:56, 2019-11-19

Boris Johnson's plan to force his Brexit bill through parliament by October 31 rejected by MPs Getty Boris Johnson's bid to force through Brexit laws in time for the UK to leave the EU on October 31, has been rejected by members of Parliament. ...
20:48, 2019-10-22

Queens DA race heats up as Tiffany Cabán eyes rejected provisional ballots The dramatic seesaw in the Queens DA race has Tiffany Cabán's campaign eyeing the roughly 2,500 rejected provisional ballots subject to a Friday Boar...
23:40, 2019-07-04

Boxing News at Five: Crolla gets opponent for farewell fight, Ruiz rejected WWE approach Anthony Crolla will fight Frank Urquiaga on November 2 in Manchester, and Andy Ruiz Jnr turns down the advances of the WWE to focus on boxing The pos...
18:44, 2019-10-22

Yes, Vermont rejected single-payer healthcare because it cost so much, and Bernie Sanders hates it Bernie Sanders spent the first minute of his answer avoiding the question he was asked: Will the middle class face a tax hike under a Sanders adminis...
03:36, 2019-06-28

Apple rejected an app in Hong Kong that helped protesters track police activity REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha The developer behind an app that helps people in Hong Kong keep track of police activity tweeted Tuesday that their appli...
12:16, 2019-10-03

Mississippi Wedding Venue Owner Rejected a Biracial Couple Over Her "Christian Belief" The owner of a Mississippi wedding venue was recorded saying, "we don’t do gay weddings or mixed race, because of our Christian belief."...
21:20, 2019-09-03

Facebook rejected calls to ban or fact-check political ads ahead of the UK's general election Associated Press/Francois Mori Facebook has rejected calls to ban political ads on its platform ahead of a general election in the UK on December 12....
13:08, 2019-11-08

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run....
14:40, 2019-06-02

Desperately Broke Milo Yiannopoulos Tries to Break Into the World of Furries, Is Brutally Rejected Here is the best news I have personally read today: notorious far-right grifter and overall racist, misogynist, and general white supremacist Milo Yi...
19:20, 2019-09-16

Facing backlash, Florida county reconsiders rejected New York Times subscription A video recorded of Citrus County's decision saw a board member repeatedly call the newspaper "fake news," as well as voicing their support for U.S. ...
03:48, 2019-11-06

Maguire rejected colossal City contract to join United - Paper Round "Harry Maguire turned down £278,000 a week at Manchester City to join their rivals, Alexis Sanchez\u0027s massive contract is revealed, Adrian turned...
01:20, 2019-08-16

Arnold Schwarzenegger conducts surprise AMA, reveals hilarious rejected Commando scene Earlier today, the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate dropped, featuring all the human vs. robot vs. maybe-sorta-robot action you’d expect. More...
21:20, 2019-05-23

'Crackpot stuff': Coalition MPs' call for nuclear power inquiry rejected by Greens Sarah Hanson-Young says the Nationals who have raised nuclear energy are ‘lunatic cowboys’The Greens have labelled Coalition MPs pushing for an inqui...
20:44, 2019-06-04

Kevin Spacey sexual battery case rejected by prosecutors after accuser death The case stemmed from a masseur's allegations that Spacey inappropriately touched him during a massage session....
18:48, 2019-10-30

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall...
11:20, 2019-06-04

“Democracy is in retreat.” Why Now? "Democracy today is battered and weakened." That sounds like a political statement ... until you consider the source, and the evidence. See and hear ...
21:48, 2019-07-10

Nonfiction: What, Exactly, Do We Mean by ‘Democracy’ Anyway? In “Democracy May Not Exist, but We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone,” Astra Taylor examines the ways, both good and bad, the concept has been defended, def...
01:20, 2019-05-08

Democracy in Crisis Larry Diamond’s “Ill Winds” warns that American freedom is threatened from both inside and out....
11:24, 2019-06-15

Julio Torres tells SNL writing alum Seth Meyers about his greatest rejected sketch For anyone who wishes Saturday Night Live would take some comic chances with premise, tone, and general ten-to-one weirdness rather than slapping tha...
13:36, 2019-09-06

Julio Torres’ greatest rejected SNL sketch involved Gal Gadot and a drunken blueberry creature For anyone who wishes Saturday Night Live would take some comic chances with premise, tone, and general ten-to-one weirdness rather than slapping tha...
16:32, 2019-09-06

Andy Ruiz rejected chance to join Tyson Fury in WWE before Anthony Joshua clash Tyson Fury is branching out into WWE - but world heavyweight boxing champion Andy Ruiz is focusing solely on beating Anthony Joshua...
13:08, 2019-10-22

Rihanna says she rejected Super Bowl halftime performance because of Colin Kaepernick: ‘I couldn’t be a sellout’ Rihanna is setting the record straight on rumors she rebuffed the NFL last year when approached to perform during the Super Bowl LIII halftime show –...
23:44, 2019-10-09

A Zidane-like 21-year-old has rejected a move to Liverpool FC, has been called 'amazing' by Pep Guardiola, and is already valued at $66 million Getty Houssem Aouar has been described as "incredible" by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, according to Sky Sports. He also turned down Liverpo...
20:52, 2019-12-06

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally ...
02:56, 2019-05-09

'I personally made calls': Longtime allies rejected pleas to help to counter Iran, Esper says When Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked U.S. allies to help counter Iran’s attacks on shipping earlier this year, the allies turned him down, Espe...
22:28, 2019-12-11

Venice government offices were flooded moments after lawmakers rejected a climate change plan ANDREA ZANONI/via REUTERS Venice regional council's offices on the city's Grand Canal were flooded for the first time in history just minutes after o...
20:16, 2019-11-16

Ukraine's president rejected one of Trump's main defenses for withholding military aid, but denied there was a quid pro quo REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky pushed back on President Donald Trump repeatedly referring to his country as corrupt in...
17:16, 2019-12-02

How AI can strengthen and defend democracy Today, we look at artificial intelligence (AI) that can strengthen, defend, or improve democracy and protect personal freedoms.Read More...
19:56, 2019-07-04

The Night Democracy Became the Lotto CNN’s hourlong debate-lineup revelation had the appearance of a Powerball drawing and just as much depth....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Arnold's rejected Predator cameo was supposed to be a Force Awakens, Luke Skywalker kind of thing Although it’s since faded from view—like some sort of technologically advanced killing machine that pretty much nobody actually wanted to look at, as...
23:36, 2019-07-13

Antonio Brown reportedly rejected $2 million settlement offer in lawsuit, accuser will meet with NFL on Monday Britney Taylor was apparently willing to settle her lawsuit for a multi-million dollar payout, but Brown rejected it...
19:12, 2019-09-15

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs reportedly rejected any involvement in Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency because of fears it would be used by criminals (FB) AP JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs declined involvement in Libra cryptocurrency due to fears it could be used for criminal acts, The Wall Street Journal r...
16:56, 2019-10-17

'I rejected the idea at first' — WeWork's new interim marketing chief, Maurice Lévy, reportedly wasn't eager to take the job Monica Schipper/Getty Images WeWork's new interim marketing chief didn't initially want the job and only plans to stay for a matter of months, accord...
15:48, 2019-11-25

Mark Cuban Buys Democracy.com The billionaire said he bought the domain name this month “to make sure someone didn’t do something crazy with it.”...
15:32, 2019-11-25

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What do...
23:20, 2019-05-03

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are tryi...
14:32, 2019-07-19

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
13:36, 2019-06-12

Sudan plots path towards democracy Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the military have signed a constitutional declaration. The two sides are aiming to put the country on a course tow...
00:16, 2019-08-06

Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa? Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent....
15:12, 2019-05-24

Democracy.com Has a New Owner. It’s Mark Cuban. The billionaire said he bought the symbolic domain name this month “to make sure someone didn’t do something crazy with it.”...
22:52, 2019-11-22

Want to save democracy? Start with your Little League. Consider the smaller ways parents can play a key role in helping kids understand something crucial at this jittery time for democracy: their role as ...
17:44, 2019-11-14

'Growing inequality threatens democracy' Inequalities are becoming so extreme they could undermine democracy, the IFS think tank says....
03:12, 2019-05-14

For too many people in too many countries, democracy isn’t working From Spain to Iraq, the integrity of elections is under threat, creating instability and failing to bring the change voters seekIn Britain, as elsewh...
16:20, 2019-11-09

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for...
02:52, 2019-06-24

How strong is democracy in former communist Europe? Europe's communist system crumbled 30 years ago. So how do citizens of former Eastern bloc countries view democracy and the free market today? Accord...
18:40, 2019-10-15

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting a...
09:28, 2019-06-22

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civi...
17:24, 2019-09-18

Get Fired Up About Democracy on This Frigid Island The EU wants to stoke voter passion for its parliamentary elections. What better way than a festival in near-freezing temperatures in the North Sea? ...
00:24, 2019-04-15

Who will be the new owner of democracy.com? Domain to go on sale Sale is a sealed-bid auction, in which each potential buyer is blind to what others offer, but is expected to get $300,000 or moreWhat is democracy w...
08:20, 2019-10-17

Nonfiction: The Unsteady Evolution of Democracy Sheri Berman’s “Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe” sees the political history of Europe as one step forward, one step back....
20:52, 2019-04-18

Liverpool Super Cup hero Adrian rejected improved contract to stay at West Ham, reveals Manuel Pellegrini Manuel Pellegrini has revealed West Ham offered Liverpool's Uefa Super Cup hero Adrian an improved contract in a bid to keep him at the London Stadiu...
00:16, 2019-08-16

Boris Johnson's leaked Brexit plan for Northern Ireland border checks rejected by the Irish as a 'non-starter' Charles McQuillan/Getty Images A leaked UK government proposal to erect customs posts in Northern Ireland after Brexit has been dubbed "non-starter" ...
11:20, 2019-10-01

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses leaked UK border plan rejected by Dublin as outdated - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including reaction to leaked UK plans for the Irish border, the PM’s interviews and Priti Patel...
14:24, 2019-10-01

A judge rejected Apple's attempt to end a class-action lawsuit over the controversial 'butterfly' keyboards on MacBooks (AAPL) Apple A federal judge rejected Apple's attempt to end a class-action lawsuit over the 'butterfly' keyboards on MacBooks on Monday. Plaintiffs claim A...
17:32, 2019-12-03

Brexit news latest: Legal bid aimed at blocking Boris Johnson's deal rejected by judge A legal bid arguing Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is unlawful and attempting to stop it being voted on by MPs has been rejected by a judge at a Scottis...
19:52, 2019-10-18

Everton rejected cut-price Andy Robertson, Harry Maguire and Erling Haaland deals, claims former chief Everton rejected the chance to sign Andy Robertson, Harry Maguire and young sensation Erling Haaland, former director of football Steve Walsh says....
12:44, 2019-11-18

The US should amend the Constitution to put an end to gerrymandering and protect our democracy J. Scott Applewhite/AP Images Gerrymandering, or the practice of drawing congressional district lines to favor one party of another, is a serious pr...
18:36, 2019-09-15

Presidential vote in Tunisia tests democracy Polls have opened for a presidential election in Tunisia as it faces economic troubles and terrorist threats. It is only the country's second democra...
12:04, 2019-09-15

Is America a democracy? If so, why does it deny millions the vote? Voter suppression as a tactic – from strict ID laws to closing polling places to purging voter rolls – is deliberately making it hard for minority co...
12:52, 2019-11-07

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW look...
21:32, 2019-06-10

More than half of Germans believe democracy in danger: survey A slight majority of Germans believe that democracy is in danger, according to a new YouGov poll. Right-wing extremism is given as the biggest reason...
05:28, 2019-09-13

More than half of Germans believe democracy in danger — survey A slight majority of Germans believe that democracy is in danger, according to a new YouGov poll. Right-wing extremism is given as the biggest reason...
21:32, 2019-09-12

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his apprai...
22:00, 2019-05-08

Outcry as Bolsonaro's son questions value of democracy in Brazil Carlos Bolsonaro accused of ‘flirting with coup-mongering’President is an admirer of Brazil’s former military dictatorshipThe rumbustious son of Braz...
17:04, 2019-09-11

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamoured by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future as di...
13:04, 2019-05-30

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President E...
17:24, 2019-05-29

To rescue democracy, we must revive the reforms of the Progressive Era The playbook for taming industrial capitalism already exists. It’s the essential starting point for reform todayIn Democracy in America, Alexis de To...
09:08, 2019-08-30

Jim Mattis: Duty, Democracy and the Threat of Tribalism Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis writes that the U.S. must renew alliances abroad and overcome tribal divisions at home in an exclusive excerpt....
16:04, 2019-08-28

In a healthy democracy, power starts at the top — and the bottom “The Narrow Corridor” argues that despots rise when government and civil society are weak....
16:00, 2019-10-25

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
17:04, 2019-05-03

Naomi Wolf: ‘We’re in a fight for our lives and for democracy’ The feminist author discusses her fears for free speech, older women, and her latest book, Outrages, a study of the persecution of gay men by the leg...
14:04, 2019-05-19

Bolsonaro wants to end democracy in Brazil. Here's one way he could do it | David Miranda Brazil’s far right knows it needs protests and chaos to justify a restoration of dictatorship-era measuresThe challenges to democracy and civic order...
13:32, 2019-11-21

Germans support democracy, but are concerned about Islam A study by the Bertelsmann Foundation found 89% of respondents, across all religions, consider democracy to be a good form of government. But half of...
13:04, 2019-07-11

There’s hope for democracy in Turkey – but it needs help | Umut Özkırımlı The political awakening of the Istanbul mayoral election is like dew: it is beautiful but could easily evaporateI have never been an exile in the str...
07:40, 2019-07-24

‘Democracy . . . is about to die in Youngstown’ with closing of the local newspaper Distraught readers of the Vindicator, a 150-year-old Ohio daily, wonder who will fill the watchdog role....
22:20, 2019-07-07

Aaron Ramsey rejected Unai Emery's advice to rest… and injury ended his Arsenal career prematurely Unai Emery has revealed Aaron Ramsey rejected medical advice to rest just days before suffering the hamstring injury which prematurely ended his Arse...
23:44, 2019-05-28

Gillibrand's 'Democracy Dollars' Is a Great Idea for a System We Don't Have Though New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign has not exactly taken off—she polls at around 1 percent, if that—it has produced at l...
12:08, 2019-05-02

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Ge...
05:20, 2019-06-19

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum of...
05:32, 2019-05-31

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will tu...
18:48, 2019-06-07

Review: ‘Democracy in America’ Misses Our Current Moment Romeo Castellucci’s Tocqueville-inspired spectacle, presented by Peak Performances, offers highbrow style without the substance to back it up....
19:20, 2019-05-12

'The new measure of democracy': Elizabeth Warren boasts she's done 70,000 selfies Elizabeth Warren said that selfies “must be the new measure of American democracy” when discussing her healthcare policies....
03:20, 2019-10-16

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in C...
13:40, 2019-08-19

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering game that puts the fun in undermining democracy Behold, the gerrymandering board game you didn't realize you wanted: Mapmaker [credit: Nathan Mattise ...
13:56, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong police detain seven pro-democracy lawmakers The arrests come a day after the death of a student during a police clampdown. The Chinese territory is bracing for the 24th weekend of disruption....
10:04, 2019-11-09

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize...
16:44, 2019-07-19

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy candidates win landslide victory A historic turnout voted heavily in favor of pro-democracy hopefuls in a ballot viewed as a referendum on support for anti-government protests. The d...
05:24, 2019-11-25

Designing Democracy: The Nut Dish and Other Populist Gems at MoMA “If most Americans had little patience for Picasso, everybody needed a decent can opener,” our critic writes....
21:44, 2019-06-06

Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy Turkey's electoral authority has given in to presidential pressure: Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun — and overseen largely by his henchmen....
01:56, 2019-05-07

Billionaire Mark Cuban is the new owner of the domain 'Democracy.com' Jin S. Lee Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban, who is known for his role as an investor on the show "Shark Tank," bought the domain Friday in an auct...
00:52, 2019-11-23

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned ...
16:40, 2019-07-04

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director P...
10:24, 2019-06-21

A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be establishedDaphne Caruana Galizia was drivi...
11:28, 2019-07-05

Review: ‘Edge of Democracy’ Looks at Brazil With Outrage and Heartbreak Petra Costa’s documentary chronicles the impeachment of one president, the imprisonment of another and the triumph of authoritarian politics....
19:56, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
02:44, 2019-07-08

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is celebrating 30 years since elections that ended communist rule in the country — but political leaders are divided ove...
13:00, 2019-06-04

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy A clumsy intervention by Donald Trump into the dispute over Kashmir may have promted the Indian PM to actIt’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Do...
14:00, 2019-08-10

Sudan ‘on path to democracy’ as ex-ruling party is dissolved Activists celebrate passing of key demands of protest movement that toppled BashirActivists in Sudan have welcomed a decision by the country’s transi...
18:36, 2019-11-29

Knight Foundation funding studies on media and democracy The Knight Foundation announces nearly $50 million in grants for projects that study the impact of social media on democracy...
18:24, 2019-07-22

Deepfakes are terrible for democracy, but Facebook is a bigger threat Doctored videos are a menace, but we have more to fear from unscrupulous politicians taking advantage of Facebook's targeted ads, writes Annalee Newi...
15:48, 2019-11-14

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their r...
21:32, 2019-08-19

Trump Has Normalized the Unthinkable—Booing Him Was Necessary for a Healthy Democracy When president Donald Trump was booed at the Nationals-Astros Game 5, some cried about respect. But booing a bad leader is necessary for a healthy de...
16:48, 2019-11-01

Hong Kong protesters say they're prepared to fight for democracy 'until we win or we die' Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Millions of people have descended on Hong Kong for over 16 weeks of pro-democracy protests that have turned violent at tim...
15:48, 2019-09-28

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turn violent again Police fire teargas at protesters after they deface a Chinese flag, set fires and vandalise a stationProtesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag,...
15:32, 2019-09-22

Dame Helen Mirren believes 'democracy is under attack' Dame Helen Mirren has said that "democracy is under attack" in the current political climate....
06:12, 2019-09-30

Depth of Field: Hong Kong's Flash Mob for Democracy In photographer Philip Fong's image, you can almost feel the people of Hong Kong reaching for a future that belongs to them....
00:32, 2019-09-20

Jeff Daniels says it's the 'end of democracy' if Trump wins again in 2020 Actor Jeff Daniels declared that it will be the "end of democracy" if President Trump is re-elected in 2020 during his Monday appearance on MSNBC....
01:32, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong: Will violence kill the pro-democracy movement? HK student activist Joey Siu tells DW's Conflict Zone: "It is the government that forces us to take on the streets and to break the laws."...
20:28, 2019-11-06

If America wants to be the world's leading democracy, it should start acting like one Barack Obama said: ‘We’re the only advanced democracy that deliberately discourages people from voting.’ That’s why the Guardian is launching a serie...
15:40, 2019-11-07

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
14:40, 2019-05-24

Brexit makes us question democracy – and so does climate change Beating climate change is for many a “sacred value” that trumps all others – but is it ever legitimate to abandon democratic norms to achieve a goal,...
16:40, 2019-09-12

Hillary Clinton: Zuckerberg should pay price for damage to democracy Former presidential candidate criticises Facebook’s decision to let politicians lie in adverts‘The stakes are enormous’: is Clinton set for a White H...
14:32, 2019-11-04

Botswana's 2019 election: A baptism of fire for democracy The ruling Botswana Democratic Party could see its first defeat at the polls since independence in 1966. What would a changeover of power mean for Af...
16:36, 2019-10-21

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in po...
08:52, 2019-05-24

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats...
18:36, 2019-06-07

Pro-democracy Hong Kong candidates win big in record-making election Pro-democracy candidates won big in Hong Kong’s district council elections on Sunday, with voters turning out in record numbers to signal suppo...
03:16, 2019-11-25

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fear...
06:16, 2019-06-08

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recogn...
15:20, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters gather in international airport Local airline workers joined the demonstrators, who convened in the main arrivals area. They intend to continue demonstrating on Hong Kong streets th...
12:56, 2019-07-26

Twitter won’t ruin the world. But constraining democracy would | Kenan Malik Tech empowering people was once seen as a good thing. Why do some now fear it?Has the retweet ruined the world? Chris Wetherell, the software develop...
08:48, 2019-07-28

Samantha Bee: American democracy 'exploding like Mentos in a Diet Coke' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s increasingly strange responses to the impeachment inquiry and his plans for a border moat“This week, American demo...
18:12, 2019-10-03

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations ...
22:40, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
15:28, 2019-08-17

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
19:16, 2019-05-22

Hong Kong leader defiant after pro-democracy election gains Carrie Lam has acknowledged her government's "deficiencies" following a landslide victory for pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong's local elections. Bu...
08:08, 2019-11-26

'Is this how American democracy is supposed to work?' | Justice Elena Kagan In an excoriating dissent, Elena Kagan and the supreme court’s liberal justices accused the court’s majority of shirking its constitutional dutySupre...
19:24, 2019-06-27

30 years after communism, eastern Europe divided on democracy's impact Pew research reveals very different views on whether countries are better off todayThirty years after the fall of communism, few people in Europe’s f...
16:52, 2019-10-15

The impeachment hearings are a battle between oligarchy and democracy | Heather Cox Richardson Official US policy in Ukraine was to promote rule of law, but the Trump administration sided against it, hearings have shownSince the House of Repres...
18:24, 2019-11-16

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
14:52, 2019-05-22

N.L. activists say police chief’s criticism of activist threatens democracy Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Chief Joe Boland says he chose to write to Wright's employer after she posted on Twitter about a story involving an o...
21:20, 2019-10-24

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be viola...
11:32, 2019-07-11

Hillary Clinton remembers Cummings worrying about democracy near the end of his life Some of the most powerful names in American politics remembered the late Rep. Elijah Cummings on Friday as a loyal friend and a fierce defender of de...
17:36, 2019-10-25

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelan...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Meet the Canadians standing with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Around 300,000 Canadians have made Hong Kong their home — the largest Canadian diaspora in any city outside of Canada....
00:52, 2019-08-19

Nancy Pelosi: 'Our democracy' is at stake in impeachment resolution – live House speaker says the impeachment resolution and inquiry are measures to defend the principles of the US constitutionSign up for the US briefing and...
16:28, 2019-10-31

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavi...
13:16, 2019-05-02

Facebook's 'free speech' claims don't work when democracy is crumbling What do Zuckerberg’s bromides about American values mean to Facebook users in Kashmir or the Philippines?When Facebook wrote to Joe Biden’s campaign ...
11:24, 2019-11-01

Millions of Afghans have ‘voted not just for a president, but also for democracy’, UN Assembly told Just two days ago, some three million Afghans faced the threat of terrorism and headed to the polls, to “vote not just for a president, but also for ...
00:52, 2019-10-01

Thousands protest in Hong Kong as democracy movement marches on Protest that began over extradition bill sees citizens come out against government for seventh weekendThousands of demonstrators have marched in Hong...
12:00, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong rejects democracy rally on China's National Day A Hong Kong appeals board has upheld a ban on an anti-government demonstration planned for Tuesday's 70th anniversary of the founding of communist Ch...
13:36, 2019-09-30

B.C. politician breaks silence: China detained me, is interfering ‘in our democracy’ Since his detention in 2015, Richard Lee said, China’s interference in Canadian society has increased in myriad ways....
13:48, 2019-11-29

Our democracy is at stake: Nancy Pelosi on impeachment vote – video Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, says the impeachment resolution passed on Thursday will enabl...
18:28, 2019-10-31

Is it a coup or a return to democracy? Battle for Bolivia’s soul rages With protests growing in La Paz, the future of the country Evo Morales reshaped is in doubtOn one side of Bolivia’s political chasm people and leader...
12:04, 2019-11-17

'P is for protest': Hong Kong families take to the streets in pro-democracy rally Event billed as rally to ‘guard our children’s future’ given permit by authorities, unlike others planned for weekendArmed with balloons and stroller...
08:12, 2019-08-10

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dra...
15:28, 2019-05-13

Antisemitism ‘toxic to democracy’, UN expert warns, calling for better education To counter antisemitism, which is “toxic to democracy” and poses “a threat to all societies if left unaddressed”, countries must invest more in educa...
22:52, 2019-11-08

Hong Kong divided as protesters rally for democracy, China The dueling demonstrations highlighted the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
17:00, 2019-08-17

The Family: inside the sinister sect that has infected western democracy A disturbing new Netflix documentary shows how a right-wing Christian organisation has for decades secretly swayed US politics ... all the way to the...
16:56, 2019-08-15

7 Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers detained or face arrest A police statement said one of the lawmakers was charged Saturday. All of them will appear in court on Monday....
05:40, 2019-11-09

Gina Miller to continue ‘fight for democracy’ after prorogation ruling Judge says PM acted lawfully in advice he gave to Queen to suspend parliamentFollow the day’s political developments liveThe legal campaigner Gina Mi...
14:16, 2019-09-06

The Guardian view on voter suppression: the battle for democracy | Editorial The practice is old, the tactics have evolved. The fight to vote will be critical in the upcoming US presidential electionDemocracy is, by definition...
20:20, 2019-11-10

Q&A: News Corp a malignant influence on our democracy, Richard Di Natale says In the final episode before the election, politicians battle it out over Newstart rate, climate change and housing policyNews Corp Australia has trig...
23:12, 2019-05-13

If America wants to be the world's leading democracy, it should act like one | Ankita Rao and John Mulholland Barack Obama said: ‘We’re the only advanced democracy that deliberately discourages people from voting.’ That’s why the Guardian is launching a serie...
17:16, 2019-11-07

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
16:04, 2019-08-12

Tonga PM and democracy campaigner 'Akilisi Pohiva dies, aged 78 'Akilisi Pohiva was a lifelong pro-democracy advocate who rose from humble beginnings to become the first prime minister of the South Pacific island ...
06:04, 2019-09-12

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested Pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong was "suddenly pushed into a car" and taken to a police station. He wasn't the only activist arrested ahead of an...
06:16, 2019-08-30

'The Kraken unleashed': how Trump's shock troops attack US democracy An army of supporters amplify the president’s wildest claims, encouraging his conspiracy-minded tendencies Donald Trump once declared: “I alone can f...
07:40, 2019-06-01

Researchers studying Facebook’s impact on democracy threaten to quit SAN FRANCISCO — A group of philanthropies working with Facebook to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, sayi...
20:44, 2019-08-28

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying ...
11:24, 2019-06-04

'Glory to Hong Kong': pro-democracy anthem embraced by protesters Thousands have gathered this week in a football match and at shopping centres across the city to sing in solidarityA newly composed song has become t...
08:36, 2019-09-12

How one Hong Kong bakery is cooking up support for pro-democracy protests The owner of Wah Yee Tang bakery hopes the cakes will bring about positivity during a time of political unrest....
15:32, 2019-08-19

Protesters, police skirmish in Hong Kong after pro-democracy march While a large crowd rallied in a nearby park, another group of protesters took over a main street, strewing bamboo poles on the pavement and lining u...
13:28, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong barred from election The Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission said Joshua Wong's nomination was found to be "invalid." The 23-year-old said he was the only candidate wh...
05:36, 2019-10-29

Trump is the natural consequence of our anti-democracy decade | Robert Reich The president knows how the system works: the rich give money and get what they want in return. His defeat is imperativeWe’re coming to the end of wh...
07:52, 2019-12-08

NBA scrambles after China angered by Houston Rockets' 'regrettable' pro-democracy tweet Daryl Morey sorry for ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ tweetNBA says many Chinese have been ‘deeply offended’ Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has t...
05:40, 2019-10-07

Police chief’s criticism of N.L. women’s exec threatens democracy: activists Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Chief Joe Boland says he chose to write to Wright's employer after she posted on Twitter about a story involving an o...
23:56, 2019-10-24

Trump said he prevented China from crushing Hong Kong pro-democracy protests AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Trump said in an interview on Fox & Friends on Friday that he prevented the Chinese government from crushing pro-democ...
11:04, 2019-11-23

The media has become gossip, clickbait and punditry. This threatens democracy | Bernie Sanders We cannot sit by and allow corporations, billionaires, and demagogues to destroy the Fourth EstateWalter Cronkite once said that “journalism is what ...
19:28, 2019-08-27

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement sparks propaganda ‘battle of the bands’ Opinion polls show Hong Kongers are split over these protests. Their hearts and minds now the subject of a propaganda war....
05:48, 2019-08-22

‘Democracy in Bolivia has two faces’: ambivalence as Evo Morales seeks fourth term Government has invested in infrastructure and social programs, but critics fear ‘the end of democracy’ if Morales winsEarly every morning Juanita Flo...
09:56, 2019-10-17

Yes, contemporary capitalism can be compatible with liberal democracy | William Arthur Galston Changes in capitalism’s structure have moved faster than the policies required to domesticate them, and liberal democratic governments are scrambling...
14:44, 2019-08-21

Former pro-democracy icon ready to defend Myanmar in Rohingya genocide case Twenty-eight years to the day after Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband and sons accepted her Nobel Peace Prize while she remained under house arrest in Myanm...
21:56, 2019-12-10

Nobel prize winner Tokarczuk calls for democracy revival in Poland Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, who on Thursday was named the 2018 winner of the Nobel literature prize, said that Poland's general election on Sunday ...
20:16, 2019-10-10

Anti-Semitism ‘toxic to democracy’, UN expert warns, calling for better education To counter anti-Semitism, which is “toxic to democracy” and poses “a threat to all societies if left unaddressed”, countries must invest more in educ...
21:28, 2019-10-18

'No regrets': Hong Kong Hearthstone gamer banned over pro-democracy support Chung ‘Blitzchung’ Ng Wai was expelled from Hearthstone eventOrganizers announce one-year suspension and pull prize moneyChinese holding company Tenc...
10:04, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong professional gamer banned from tournament over pro-democracy comments Chung ‘blitzchung’ Ng Wai was expelled from Hearthstone eventOrganizers announce one-year suspension and pull prize moneyChinese holding company Tenc...
01:56, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong: mammoth rally marks six months of pro-democracy protests Sea of protesters pour on to streets calling for elections and inquiry into police tacticsHundreds of thousands of demonstrators have once again pour...
13:20, 2019-12-08

Ohio newspaper that battled injustice for 150 years to shut down: 'Scary for democracy' The Vindicator’s closure means Youngstown will be the largest US city without a major paper, and is the latest blow to an ailing American news indust...
09:25, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protesters are using Pepe the Frog as part of pro-democracy movement In Hong Kong, as millions of citizens are fighting a battle to protect its democracy, protesters have turned to the smug frog cartoon as a mascot....
21:56, 2019-08-19

Our Democracy Is at Stake in 2020 and Young People of Color Are Paying Attention Congress held public impeachment hearings last week on whether President Trump abused his power to enlist a foreign government in smearing his politi...
23:24, 2019-12-05

Portugal election: Europe's beacon of social democracy heads to the polls After four years of relative stability, Socialist leader António Costa seeks re-election For the past four years, the imposing São Bento palace, seat...
11:28, 2019-10-03

Hong Kong protests: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested Activist Agnes Chow held by police as Andy Chan, head of a now banned pro-independence party, is also detainedThree prominent pro-democracy figures h...
08:00, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists charged as police crackdown on protests Police have been rejecting more applications for rallies and marches, and conducting more arrests....
15:12, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong voters deliver landslide victory for pro-democracy campaigners Poll for relatively toothless district councils becomes proxy referendum for the city’s future after months of protestsHong Kong’s voters turned out ...
22:28, 2019-11-24

Democracy doesn’t matter to the defenders of ‘economic freedom’ | Quinn Slobodian The league tables created by conservative thinktanks show that neoliberalism is about ringfencing economic powerTwo of the “freest economies” in the ...
08:44, 2019-11-11

Voter suppression is destroying US democracy. In 2020, expect more | Carol Anderson Given what’s at stake next year, the effort to prevent people voting will be fierce. We’ve been here before – and we can stop itAmerica hangs in the ...
12:44, 2019-11-13

China attacks Pelosi for siding with pro-democracy Hong Kong activists “We urge the US to stop bolstering radical violent forces in Hong Kong that advocate Hong Kong independence and stop intensifying words and actions t...
20:32, 2019-09-19

100 days in a minute: A snapshot of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests September 16 marks a hundred days since pro-democracy protesters took part in a massive rally against a proposed China extradition bill.   ...
15:16, 2019-09-16

Hong Kong: riot police pursue pro-democracy protesters from airport Activists take over shopping complex and vandalise rail station after trying to choke city’s international hubPro-democracy protesters have taken ove...
14:56, 2019-09-01

Nora Krug: Replacing German 'guilt' with 'responsibility' to defend democracy Nora Krug is the author of a bestselling graphic memoir titled "Heimat," which looks into her family's involvement in World War II. DW asked her what...
14:52, 2019-08-09

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allo...
11:32, 2019-09-17

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy ...
18:20, 2019-09-13

The west’s custodians of democracy failed to notice it rotting away | Pankaj Mishra British and American elites failed to anticipate the triumph of homegrown demagogues – because they imagined the only threats to democracy lurked abr...
08:04, 2019-09-20

Digital democracy will face its greatest test in 2020 | Siva Vaidhyanathan After a decade of shallow proclamations of their democratic potential, it’s clear that Facebook, Twitter and Google are major threats to democracy He...
11:04, 2019-11-25

Pro-democracy activists arrested in Hong Kong, weekend march canceled Two prominent pro-democracy activists were arrested Friday in Hong Kong on charges of organizing an illegal protest – the latest crackdown by authori...
15:12, 2019-08-30

The billionaire backlash to the wealth tax isn't about money — it's about power. And our democracy lies in the balance. Sarah Rice/Getty Images David Goldstein is a senior fellow at Civic Ventures and cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast. In this opinion piece, ...
15:40, 2019-12-03

DR Congo President and UN chief meet at a ‘historic moment’ for democracy in the country On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is experiencin...
21:40, 2019-09-02

Is defeat inevitable for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement? | Simon Tisdall Western governments could have joined the battle against China’s repression. Instead they offered spineless servitudeWho lost Hong Kong? It’s a quest...
20:40, 2019-09-30

Hundreds of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clash...
20:04, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong elders join youths, vow to continue pro-democracy protests Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade...
13:44, 2019-11-30

Tens of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clash...
14:40, 2019-08-18

Neal Katyal: ‘A second term for Donald Trump could fundamentally destabilise our democracy’ He was acting solicitor general under Barack Obama and drew up regulations used in the Mueller investigation. Now Neal Katyal is arguing for impeachm...
12:44, 2019-12-12

Ukrainian minister says ‘American democracy will work’ amid impeachment probe ``We understand that everything is dependent on the rules,''Vasyl Bodnar, Ukraine's deputy foreign minister, said. ``I guess American democracy will ...
13:32, 2019-11-01

German leaders mark fall of Berlin Wall with warning about democracy President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urges allies to fight for peaceful and united EuropeGermany marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin W...
16:44, 2019-11-09

UN chief urges ‘active, substantive and meaningful participation’ on International Day of Democracy On the International Day of Democracy, the United Nations chief urged each Government to respect its citizens’ right to “meaningful participation” in...
02:12, 2019-09-15

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
06:04, 2019-06-17

We must demand of candidates: how real is your commitment to fixing democracy? | Lawrence Lessig Nancy Pelosi’s HR1 bill is an important start but the key to tackling a broken system is a president committed to fundamental reformThe wires were ab...
12:28, 2019-05-05

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the ...
08:16, 2019-06-15

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can ma...
08:16, 2019-05-19

The most expensive house for sale in America is a $225 million Bel-Air estate built by a rejected socialite and once owned by the founder of the Hilton empire. Take a closer look at the sprawling property. Courtesy of Hilton Hyland A 40,000-square-foot Bel-Air estate, known as Casa Encantada, has hit the market with an asking price of $225 million, maki...
21:40, 2019-10-22

New Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic 'rejected Man Utd because of Jose Mourinho' Chelsea starlet Christian Pulisic rejected the chance to join Manchester United because his father disliked Jose Mourinho, according to his former co...
08:28, 2019-08-20

Swiss elections: What you need to know With climate crisis concerns high in the minds of Swiss voters, upcoming federal elections could see a shift to the left in a parliament that has bee...
08:28, 2019-10-20

Ashley Young happy he rejected Liverpool and Man City for Man Utd: 'There was no other place I wanted to go' Ashley Young has recalled turning down Liverpool and Manchester City to join Manchester United, insisting he had 'no doubts' over choosing Old Traffo...
10:40, 2019-12-10

LeBron James' 'Taco Tuesday' trademark application rejected by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office LeBron has spent the summer chronicling his taco-eating journey on social media, and tried to turn the bit into a business...
04:24, 2019-09-12

China blocks US Navy from docking in Hong Kong over support for democracy protesters China said it would prevent U.S. Navy ships from stopping in Hong Kong, just days after President Trump signed legislation supporting pro-democracy d...
14:36, 2019-12-02

Mark Zuckerberg says TikTok is a threat to democracy, but didn't say he spent 6 months trying to buy its predecessor Samuel Corum/Getty Images Facebook tried to buy Musical.ly, the company which was eventually bought by Chinese tech giant ByteDance and merged into r...
12:36, 2019-11-13

Hong Kong activist stabbed handing out pro-democracy leaflets at 'Lennon Wall' A 19-year-old democracy activist was allegedly stabbed by a man shouting pro-China slogansA man handing out leaflets for a Hong Kong pro-democracy pr...
03:04, 2019-10-20

Chinese troops rotate into Hong Kong garrison ahead of democracy rally Chinese state media described the troop movement in the early hours as routine, while Asian and Western diplomats watching PLA movements in the forme...
05:56, 2019-08-29

Pro-democracy activist barred from Hong Kong election as city nears recession Hong Kong authorities barred pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from an election as the city's leader warned Tuesday that months of violent protests ...
13:08, 2019-10-29

Behar rips debate focus on Biden over 'Benedict Donald': 'Go after the guy who's ruining Democracy' "View" host Joy Behar wasn't so happy with the 2020 Democratic field's performance during the second primary debate on Wednesday. ...
21:28, 2019-08-01

'View' co-hosts decry Lewandowski hearing: 'Embarrassment for democracy,' shows US is 'lawless' "VIew" co-hosts Abby Huntsman and Whoopi Goldberg argued on Wednesday that Tuesday's rancorous House hearing had some troubling implications for the ...
19:48, 2019-09-18

Pro-democracy lawmakers cause chaos as Hong Kong leader delivers annual address Calling her ``the mother of the mafia police,'' yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech ...
12:56, 2019-10-16

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas at pro-democracy activists in second day of clashes Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at unauthorised protests near the Chinese government office as concerns grow about an increasing cycle of violen...
15:40, 2019-07-28

Hong Kong seniors join students to rally for democracy in new wave of protests Hundreds of seniors joined black-clad students and thronged the Central district to demand an end to police brutality and mass arrests....
20:32, 2019-11-30

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong released on bail after arrest Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was released hours after police "forcefully" pushed him into a car. It has emerged that Beijing rejected the Hong ...
12:32, 2019-08-30

7 Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers detained or face arrest as chaos continues A police statement said one of the lawmakers was charged Saturday. All of them will appear in court on Monday....
14:48, 2019-11-09

Shares rally in Hong Kong after pro-democracy election success - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsHang Seng index has jumped 1.5% todayPro-democracy party triumphsBlow to hard-line approach...
09:36, 2019-11-25

Hong Kong protesters get green light for big march after pro-democracy election sweep Some calm has descended since the Nov.24 district elections, when pro-democracy candidates won nearly 90% of the seats....
14:44, 2019-12-05

Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy leader among three arrested ahead of planned demonstrations Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong is among three activists who have been arrested ahead of another weekend of planned protests....
05:04, 2019-08-30

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy Hong Kong citizens prepare to leave The extradition bill, exorbitant house prices and high cost of living are driving a rise in emigrationElisa Wong had always thought she would move aw...
00:48, 2019-06-25

Unbowed and Unbroken: Pro-Democracy Sudanese Resume Massive Protests Against Military Rule Over the weekend, the people of Sudan showed the world they’re still fighting for the future of their country, defying the generals who currently com...
20:36, 2019-07-01

‘A plea for democracy’: Activists push US Congress to pass Hong Kong bill Hong Kong democracy activists urged members of the US Congress to pass legislation to combat human rights abuses in the city....
21:52, 2019-09-18

Europe must stop this disgrace: Viktor Orbán is dismantling democracy | Timothy Garton Ash The Hungarian prime minister is consolidating his illiberal regime – with the help of European Union fundingWhen European Union leaders gather in Bru...
08:36, 2019-06-20

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
13:00, 2019-08-19

Three Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers arrested as tensions soar over student death A government clampdown in Hong Kong led to the arrest of three pro-democracy lawmakers and summonses issued for four more, the day after the death of...
16:20, 2019-11-09

The American Curriculum: Is the U.S. a Democracy? A Social Studies Battle Turns on the Nation’s Values Michigan spent five years debating how to teach American history. One of the biggest questions was how to describe the nation’s government....
20:56, 2019-04-11

'Closed Champions League' rejected by German Football League "The German Football League has rejected a proposal to create a near-closed Champions League from 2024 onwards, adding to widespread opposition to th...
17:56, 2019-05-15

Will the UK hold snap elections? Now that the EU has agreed to a three-month Brexit extension, the UK may have to prepare for a general election — if Prime Minister Boris Johnson get...
15:36, 2019-10-28

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Br...
20:56, 2019-05-07

Le Pen predicts 'historic' win for far right in EU elections France's far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen says populist parties could become the second-largest bloc in the European Parliament. Twelve nationalist ...
14:20, 2019-05-18

Technology is 'a crime scene' and Facebook 'broke democracy,' journalist who exposed Cambridge Analytica says A journalist whose work helped prompt the Big Tech backlash roiling Silicon Valley excoriated Facebook, labeled technology a 'crime scene,' and blame...
17:32, 2019-04-16

'A threat to democracy': William Barr's speech on religious freedom alarms liberal Catholics Attorney general’s recent address at Notre Dame is a ‘dog whistle’ to conservatives who have aligned themselves with TrumpProminent liberal Catholics...
09:12, 2019-10-20

Zuckerberg has a bizarre take on history. More Facebook doesn't equal more democracy | Julia Carrie Wong The CEO argues essentially, that the arc of the moral universe is long, but as long as people have a voice (on Facebook) it bends toward justiceI was...
08:00, 2019-10-18

Corruption undermines democracy and contributes to instability, warns senior UN anti-crime official Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability, Mirella Dummar-Frahi, Civil So...
16:44, 2019-08-28

State Department issues travel advisory on Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests The State Department’s Level 2 travel advisory, issued Thursday, urges “increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.”  ...
22:08, 2019-08-08

Violence erupts at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters Violence erupted as riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night.      ...
20:40, 2019-08-13

Trump suggests he could veto Hong Kong pro-democracy bill because of trade talks with China AP Photo/Andy Wong President Donald Trump suggested Friday he could veto bipartisan legislation that outlined US support for pro-democracy protests i...
17:32, 2019-11-22

EU Commissioner Vestager slammed Mark Zuckerberg for allowing lies in political ads: That's not democracy, it's 'manipulation' (FB) Web Summit/YouTube/Business Insider EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, known for slapping huge fines on US tech companies, spoke at one of Europe's ...
22:20, 2019-11-07

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
12:16, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vows to ‘listen humbly’ after pro-democracy victory at polls Hong Kong’s battered and bruised leader on Monday said she respected election results that handed a big victory to pro-democracy candidates, vowing t...
14:44, 2019-11-25

Facebook's 'free speech' claims don't work when democracy is crumbling | Julia Carrie Wong What do Zuckerberg’s bromides about American values mean to Facebook users in Kashmir or the Philippines?When Facebook wrote to Joe Biden’s campaign ...
13:32, 2019-11-01

Hong Kong election results: Pro-democracy candidates storm to victory winning 90% of seats The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong stormed to victory in local elections, winning almost 90 per cent of the available seats, according to local ...
10:08, 2019-11-25

The Edge Of Democracy offers an outraged but skimpy primer on Brazil’s recent political woes When Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho presented his 2016 feature Aquarius at the Cannes Film Festival, he and his crew took to the red carpet...
23:20, 2019-06-17

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his sho...
23:52, 2019-06-14

Real Madrid deny Mauricio Pochettino's claim that Tottenham's request to sleep at training ground was rejected Real Madrid have dismissed Mauricio Pochettino's claim that Tottenham's request to stay at their Valdebebas training complex for the Champions League...
14:12, 2019-05-24

Austrian elections: support for far-right collapses Sebastian Kurz looks certain to reclaim his title of world’s youngest leader as his ÖVP takes 37%Support for Austria’s Freedom party (FPÖ) has plunge...
22:44, 2019-09-29

UK charities call for end to 'gagging law' in run-up to elections NGO leaders say Lobbying Act stops them from representing the most vulnerable in society Latest election news – live updatesLeading charities are cal...
09:32, 2019-11-20

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regio...
01:28, 2019-09-02

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherla...
11:24, 2019-05-24

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the envir...
19:52, 2019-05-20

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates f...
23:36, 2019-06-02

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another f...
06:24, 2019-05-19

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue r...
14:48, 2019-05-26

India elections: Why are Kashmiris not voting? The fourth phase of Indian elections has seen a low turnout in parts of Kashmir after separatist groups called for a boycott. Experts say the voting ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Tunisia elections: New issues, new candidates Tunisians are heading to the polls in mid-September. This time, the battle for the country's highest office is different. There's a lot of passion in...
09:05, 2019-09-14

Will elections settle any of Afghanistan's problems? Tainted by alleged fraud and Taliban attacks on polling stations, what kind of mandate do elections give in a country beset by violence and weak rule...
20:08, 2019-10-10

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht ...
11:16, 2019-05-23

Violence threatens Mozambican elections Growing violence in Mozambique on the eve of general elections has the country and the international community deeply worried. The reasons for the vi...
15:12, 2019-10-02

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week’s election and leading Czech conservative lawma...
09:20, 2019-05-15

Russia Is Going to Up Its Game for the 2020 Elections "You don't need to change votes to cause chaos," Senator Mark Warner tells WIRED in an exclusive interview....
19:28, 2019-07-31

Elections to watch in Long Island Crucial ballot-box battles are being waged on Long Island and upstate this week. Perhaps the strangest Long Island race is in Nassau County’s scandal...
05:28, 2019-11-04

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call for impeaching President Donald Trump, saying that the matter transcends party lines and th...
17:20, 2019-06-16

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections a...
02:20, 2019-05-07

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online...
16:28, 2019-06-13

Poland votes in parliamentary elections Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is expected to be victorious in the parliamentary elections. The main opposition parties are hoping to gain eno...
19:04, 2019-10-13

DNC: 2019 elections a ‘repudiation of Trumpism’ The Democratic Party is crowing over its victories in Tuesday’s elections in several states around the country, claiming it was a continuation of win...
17:28, 2019-11-06

How Amazon moved into the business of US elections The expansion by Amazon Web Services into state and local elections has quietly gathered pace since the 2016 US presidential vote. More than 40 state...
20:56, 2019-10-15

Hong Kong election results: Pro-democracy candidates storm to victory winning 90 per cent of seats The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong stormed to victory in local elections, winning almost 90 per cent of the available seats, according to local ...
11:56, 2019-11-25

NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’...
23:52, 2019-05-06

Brexit: No 10 accuses Corbyn of 'cowardly insult to democracy' for not backing early election – live news Late-night Lords vote commits peers to passing Benn bill by end of Friday, before parliament is suspended. Follow for latest newsLords agree to rule ...
10:44, 2019-09-05

Trump just congratulated China's dictators while police brutally crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong Tyrone Siu/Reuters As President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated China on 70 years of Communist Party rule, Republicans in Congress slammed Beij...
22:36, 2019-10-01

Hong Kong: Students stage sit-in at school of young demonstrator shot by police during pro-democracy protest Hundreds of students have staged a sit-in at the school of a young demonstrator who was shot by police during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong....
08:53, 2019-10-02

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's autho...
22:40, 2019-08-22

Brexit news latest: Michael Gove warns of long-term damage to democracy if UK stays in EU Michael Gove has warned there would be long-term damage to democracy if the UK does not leave the EU, but admitted a no-deal Brexit would cause "some...
20:28, 2019-09-29

Activists supporting the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong filled the stands at a Brooklyn Nets game Sarah Stier/AP Pro-democracy protesters filled the stands at a preseason game between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets in Brooklyn, New York...
09:08, 2019-10-19

Chinese diplomats encourage harassment of pro-democracy students abroad as Hong Kong protests spread Chinese diplomats are encouraging the harassment of Hong Kong students and their supporters at universities overseas as protests in the semi-autonomo...
02:36, 2019-08-06

Trump's racist attacks on 'the Squad' come straight out of an authoritarian's playbook and threaten American democracy, experts say NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump's ongoing attacks on "the Squad," a group of four progressive Democratic lawmakers who are wom...
03:16, 2019-07-28

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
19:16, 2019-06-23

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special elec...
04:48, 2019-06-25

Bolivia: Evo Morales to call new elections after OAS audit The Organization of American States has called for fresh elections in Bolivia after identifying serious irregularities. Morales has said he would go ...
12:56, 2019-11-10

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protes...
15:00, 2019-05-12

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experien...
22:36, 2019-05-23

European elections: your guide to the vote you never expected With ‘Brexit Day’ 29 March long gone, Britain gears up for an election it did not think it would participate in. Here is what you need to know before...
16:56, 2019-05-12

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks bef...
15:04, 2019-05-13

Bolivia approves new elections excluding Evo Morales Bolivia's congress has approved a bill that seeks to quell weeks of unrest by allowing for new elections that exclude the country's exiled ex-Preside...
05:04, 2019-11-24

Why the state elections in eastern Germany are important Elections on Sunday in Saxony and neighboring Brandenburg, two federal states in former East Germany, have the entire country holding its breath. The...
14:00, 2019-08-31