- 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 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 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.