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Renowned Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at 90
World

Renowned Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at 90

Renowned Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who taught political theory for 25 years in New York, has died at the age…
Sudan deal first step to transition but challenges lie ahead
Middle East

Sudan deal first step to transition but challenges lie ahead

After months of political uncertainty, Sudan has taken its first step towards a democratic transition, but getting the ruling generals…
Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary
World

Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary

Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with…
Hong Kong police: Anger swells against ‘Asia’s Finest’
World

Hong Kong police: Anger swells against ‘Asia’s Finest’

Once dubbed “Asia’s Finest”, Hong Kong’s police are fighting allegations of using excessive violence against protesters, their headquarters besieged twice…
Istanbul’s new mayor says ‘no individual or power’ can threaten democracy
Middle East

Istanbul’s new mayor says ‘no individual or power’ can threaten democracy

(CNN)–The winner of Istanbul’s mayoral election re-run has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to…
Istanbul votes in test for Erdogan and Turkish democracy
Middle East

Istanbul votes in test for Erdogan and Turkish democracy

Istanbul went back to the polls on Sunday in a re-run of the mayoral election that has become a test…
Sudan protesters’ sit-in inspires cultural outpouring
Middle East

Sudan protesters’ sit-in inspires cultural outpouring

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old’s canvas is any empty piece…
India to announce dates for general election: official
World

India to announce dates for general election: official

India is set to announce Sunday the dates for a national election that will see hundreds of millions of voters…
Democracy, DPRK style: North Korea holds election
World

Democracy, DPRK style: North Korea holds election

North Koreans went to the polls Sunday for an election in which there could be only one winner. Leader Kim…
Developing the democracy invention
Opinion

Developing the democracy invention

Democracy is an invention of humanity just as the telephone is. The basic difference between the two inventions is that…
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