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Stories with subject: Democracy
  • Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 8:22 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early August, plainclothes policemen swooped in and spirited them away.

  • Suu Kyi says Myanmar's democracy is like malnourished child 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 10:05 am

    THANLYIN, Myanmar - Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi compared Myanmar's young democracy on Friday to a malnourished child that is unable to thrive in an environment in which politicians are more interested in personal power than the rights of the people.

  • Cubans sound unusually open to Kerry call for democracy story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-15-15 12:33 pm

    HAVANA - The blazing Caribbean sun rose Saturday on a U.S. flag flying over Havana for the first time in 54 years and people discussing political reform with an openness that once would have been unimaginable in Cuba.

  • The Latest: Kerry: No change on migration rules for Cubans story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-14-15 1:54 pm

    HAVANA - The latest on ceremonies to raise the U.S. flag over the embassy in Havana after 54 years of broken diplomatic relations:

  • Website of Tennessee Legislature wins Online Democracy Award 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 4:16 am

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee General Assembly's website has won the 2015 Online Democracy Award from the National Conference of State Legislatures.