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

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

After backlash, Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling

Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling
US President Donald Trump has been forced into a public climbdown after a media storm following his seeming defence of Russia over claims of meddling in his country's 2016 elections.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Brexit: Tory MP calls for EU referendum rerun

Tory MP calls for EU referendum rerun
A senior Conservative member of the parliament on Tuesday called for the 2016 EU referendum to be rerun after the publishing of an investigation that showed the official leave campaign had breached electoral rules and regulations.

Pervasive efforts to undermine "america democracy" : Trump under fire over Russian comments

Pervasive efforts to undermine america democracy
US President Donald Trump has come in for a barrage of criticism after he defended Russia over claims of meddling in the 2016 elections.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Spain's Rajoy to Face Vote of No Confidence over Ruling Party Graft Case

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will face a vote of no confidence over a graft case involving members of his People's Party (PP) in which a High Court judge also questioned the credibility of his testimony as a witness last year.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Mehrheit der Amerikaner überzeugt: USA werden von „grauen Eminenzen“ regiert

USA werden von „grauen Eminenzen“ regiert
Drei Viertel der US-Amerikaner (74 Prozent) sind der Meinung, dass in den USA eine „nicht gewählte Gruppe von Regierungs- und Militärbeamten“ existiert, die das Land in Wahrheit regiert. Das zeigt eine aktuelle Umfrage vom Meinungsforschungszentrum der Monmouth University (US-Bundesstaat New Jersey).

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Boris Johnson met en garde contre une "trahison" du Brexit

Boris Johnson
Le ministre britannique des Affaires étrangères Boris Johnson doit livrer mercredi un discours offensif pour contrer les velléités des opposants au Brexit, jugeant qu'il serait "intolérable et anti-démocratique" de revenir en arrière sur la sortie de l'UE.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Saturday, November 11, 2017

South Korean Authorities Reportedly Arrest Ex-Defense Minister

Kim Kwan-jin
Kim Kwan-jin and Deputy Defense Minister Lim Kwan-bin stand accused of involvement in an alleged online campaign between 2010 and 2012 that sought to garner support for the cabinet of the former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak by posting a massive number of comments on the Internet.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Confidence in US political system lowest in decades

US political system lowest in decades
Over one third of U.S. citizens are "not proud" of the way democracy works in the country, a record high in the past few decades, according to a recent poll.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Brazil's lower house votes again to reject Temer corruption case

President Michel Temer
Brazil's lower house on Wednesday voted not to pursue corruption charges against President Michel Temer. It's the second time lawmakers have voted to absolve the president of wrongdoing.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Azerbaijan accused of $2.9bn money-laundering scheme

Azerbaijan's ruling elite  ran a secret 2.5 billion euro ($2.9bn) slush fund to pay off European politicians and launder money
Azerbaijan's ruling elite  ran a secret 2.5 billion euro ($2.9bn) slush fund to pay off European politicians and launder money, according to an investigation by a group of European newspapers.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

EU wins prestigious Spanish peace award

The European Union on Wednesday received the prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Concord -- seen as the Hispanic world's Nobel Peace Prize -- for its achievements over the six decades since its formation.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump investigated for obstruction of justice : report

The Washington Post is reporting that US President Donald Trump is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Half of Britons Want May to Quit as Labor Overtakes Tory: Poll

Nearly half of British voter want Prime Minister Theresa May to quit, after her weak leadership cost the Conservatives dearly in the recent general election, a new poll has found.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

White House says US must accept political reality in Syria

The White House said on Friday that the United States must accept the political reality that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is up to the Syrian people and the U.S. focus in the region must be on defeating ISIS "militants".

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Turkey condemns Germany for allowing PKK followers march

Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin on Saturday strongly condemned German authorities for allowing PKK followers to march in its city of Frankfurt.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Turkey Says EU Exercising Democracy Selectively, Wrong to Stand by Netherlands

Turkey's foreign ministry on Tuesday said the European Union was exercising democratic values selectively and that it should not be standing by the Netherlands, which it accused of violating human rights and European values.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Le sénateur John McCain met en garde contre le musèlement de la presse


Le sénateur John McCain, ancien candidat républicain à la Maison Blanche, a estimé dimanche sur la chaîne américaine NBC que les tentatives répétées du président des Etats-Unis Donald Trump de museler la presse s'apparentaient à des pratiques dictatoriales.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...