Showing posts with label democracy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label democracy. Show all posts

Friday, January 13, 2023

Tunisia increasingly isolated under Saied as US loses interest

 The United States has slashed its military and civilian aid to Tunisia. A desperately needed $1.9bn International Monetary Fund loan continues to be delayed with the possibility of a US veto. 

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

US House Republicans vote for investigation of Biden presidency

Republicans controlling the United States House of Representatives have voted on Tuesday to launch an investigation into what they term as Democratic President Joe Biden’s “weaponization” of the federal government. Democrats, however, have branded it a partisan fishing expedition.

Saturday, January 7, 2023

US House Elects McCarthy As Speaker, Ending 4-Day Chamber Deadlock At Midnight Saturday

The US House of Representatives elected Republican Kevin McCarthy as speaker in the 15th round of votes this week, ending four days of deadlock that stalled the lower chamber from conducting business.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Democrats take Senate majority after Warnock wins Georgia run-off

Democratic US Senator Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia run-off election, according to the Associated Press news agency, ensuring his party an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s term.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Support For UK Prime Minister Truss Drops To 10% After Failed Economic Plan

 Only one in 10 Britons view UK Prime Minister Liz Truss favorably after her ineffective economic plan failed to come to fruition, a YouGov poll showed on Tuesday.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Biden warns ‘extremist’ Trump Republicans threaten US democracy

US President Joe Biden has charged Donald Trump and his backers with “extremism” that poses a threat to democracy in the United States, urging all Americans to help counter what he portrayed as dark forces within the Republican Party.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Saturday, July 23, 2022

WhatsApp Founder Gives $2 Million to Pro-Israel Lobby Group to Defeat Pro-Palestine Candidates - Tasnim News Agency

The founder of WhatsApp made a record $2 million donation to the pro-Israel lobby group American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) campaign in the Democratic primaries in the US last month.

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

Russian people, not Germany’s chancellor, decide who will head the country — Kremlin - TASS

It’s up to the Russian people to decide who will head the country, not German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, commenting on Scholz’s statement that a Russia without President Vladimir Putin should be the foundation for relations between Berlin and Moscow.

Saturday, December 25, 2021

Spokesperson slams foreign interference in Hong Kong democracy -

A central government spokesperson Friday slammed the "democratic scam" behind so-called "concerns" over Hong Kong's democratic development from the United States and its western allies.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Premature to draw conclusions about new Afghan authorities, dialogue needed - Matviyenko- TASS

A working dialogue should be conducted with the Taliban (outlawed in Russia), who have come to power in Afghanistan, but it is still early to draw conclusions about how its new government will work, Valentina Matviyenko, Speaker of the Federation Council (the lower house of Russia’s parliament), told reporters on Wednesday.

Monday, August 30, 2021

British PM names conditions for diplomatic recognition of Taliban - TASS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson thinks the diplomatic recognition of the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) by the West is possible but the radical movement should fulfill a number of conditions.

Sunday, August 1, 2021

US presses Tunisia's president for swift return to democratic path - The Jerusalem post


US presses Tunisia's president for swift return to democratic path

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan urged Tunisia's president on Saturday to outline a swift return to the "democratic path" following his seizure of governing powers last Sunday, the White House said.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Tunisia’s president accused of ‘coup’ after dismissing PM | Al Jazeera

Tunisia’s president has suspended parliament and dismissed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi in a move condemned as an attack on democracy by his rivals but which others greeted with celebrations on the streets.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Biden to warn US firms of risks of operating in Hong Kong | Al Jazeera

The U.S. will warn American companies this week of the increasing risks of operating in Hong Kong, three people familiar with the matter said, as Washington seeks to ramp up pressure over Beijing’s crackdown on the financial center.

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Biden slams Texas proposed voting curbs as ‘assault on democracy’ | Al Jazeera

United States President Joe Biden has denounced a proposed bill in the state of Texas that would restrict voting rights, saying the measure “is part of an assault on democracy” and would disproportionately harm people of colour.

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