Democratization

First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 8 reports

Iran protests at U.N. committee on envoy ban as U.S. stands ground

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran complained to a United Nations committee on Tuesday about Washington's refusal to grant a visa to Tehran's proposed new U.N. envoy due to his suspected links ... ... [Published Big News Network - 54 mins ago]
Entities: Iran, Protest, United States
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 13 reports

India elections: The three main candidates

Related Story: India's main parties outline key priorities in manifestos Related Story: Analysis: The general election juggernaut is on the roll in IndiaAs India's 814-million-strong electorate votes in the world's biggest election from April 7 until ... [Published ABC Online - 10 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 11 reports

Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy hero

Thousands of mourners Wednesday attended the funeral of Win Tin, a giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.Activists, political figures and ordinary citizens crowded ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 28 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 19 reports

1st LD: Palestinian rivals agree on gov't formation, elections

The Hamas movement and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party agreed on Wednesday to form a unity government and hold general elections, a senior Palestinian official said.Mustafa Barghouti, a member of the delegation in talks with Hamas, told ... [Published China.org.cn - 36 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 18 reports

Rio’s beach zone rocked by protests

One person was shot dead as violent protests erupted on Tuesday near Rio's famed Copacabana beach after a dancer was killed, allegedly by police, less than two months before the World Cup in ... ... [Published Big News Network - 54 mins ago]
Entities: Protest, Police
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 4 reports

Ukraine: Pro-Russian militants to be targeted

Pro-Russian militants in four key cities will be targeted as authorities seek to regain control of Ukraine's restive east, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaliy Yarema said Wednesday."The active phase of the anti-terrorist operation continues," Yarema ... [Published KCCI - 10 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 5 reports

Chinas military requires tightened secrecy

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) has called for tightened military secrecy amid an "austere and complicated" situation.The secrecy is to ensure that the Chinese army is ... ... [Published Big News Network - 44 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 6 reports

Families Of Iranian Political Prisoners Protest Alleged Prison Raid

Families of political prisoners demonstrated outside the presidential office in Tehran on April 22 to protest what they say was a brutal raid at a notorious prison in the Iranian capital where their ... ... [Published Big News Network - 54 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

EU condemns Syria plans for June 3 election

The European Union joined international condemnation of Syria's plan to hold a presidential election on June 3, saying Tuesday the vote would lack credibility while the country remains at war. ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 13 reports

US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt

The Egyptian Islamic Arts Museum building in Cairo was attacked this year. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/The US has given the go-ahead to the delivery of 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt that the Obama administration had withheld since the military-led overthrow ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 17 reports

Thailand: New election could be held in July

Thailand’s new general election will be held in July at the earliest and in September at the latest, the country’s Election Commission (EC) said on April 22.EC secretary general Puchong Nutravong said in his agency’s negotiations with the 53 political ... [Published VietnamPlus - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 75 reports

Syria calls June 3 presidential election

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on April 21, 2014 shows Syrians holding their national flags and a portrait of President Bashar al-Assad during a rally to show him their support. PHOTO / AFPDAMASCUS, April 22, ... [Published Haveeru Daily Online - Apr 22 2014]

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...adicalisation of moderate Islamists? Jihadist rebels have reportedly come into possession of anti-tank weaponry supplied by the United States Quote: "It is time we took a side: the side of the people who want what we want"
The mayoral committee member for human settlements, Tandeka Gqada, said: "The city views the allegations made in a very serious light and will investigate the allegations levelled as a matter of urgency."
Lavrov added that U S involvement in Ukraine "is just one manifestation of the American unwillingness to yield in the geopolitical fight. Americans are not ready to admit that they cannot run the show in each and every part of the globe from Washington alone."
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