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8 February 2016
"That advertisement could seem to us idiotic... but these little Costa Rican army and far-right political groups are symptoms."
6 February 2016
"Don’t send your children to bring chaos in Kampala and cause confusion during elections, disrupt peace in the country, government will handle you…. you will be shot."
4 February 2016
"Jamaica is in need of a leader who is truly interested in laying aside partisan politics...What I witnessed in the video is hyped up bravado and noise..."
18 January 2016
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has endorsed his war time rival Michel Aoun's candidacy for presidency today. Will Lebanon finally have a new president after 20 months without one?
10 January 2016
30 December 2015
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's Absence and Other Curiosities Surrounding Argentina's Presidential Inauguration
"'The time for dialogue is now' and they file a precautionary measure to stop Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner attending the ceremony."
After 98% of Rwandans voted to change the constitution to allow President Kagama to run for a third term in 2017, some hit back at Western criticism of the results.
"Indonesia’s public was able to witness, in fascinating and nauseating detail, the mechanics of rent seeking at the highest level."
26 December 2015
The victory of Myanmar's opposition over the military-backed party was a significant milestone in the country's history. This and other events that made 2015 a particularly memorable year for Myanmar
20 December 2015
Twenty-one Saudi women won seats in municipal elections for the first time ever. Now Saudi women, banned from driving their own cars in the conservative kingdom, demand more.
17 December 2015
15 December 2015
14 December 2015
Judging from the alleged corruption that happened in the Caribbean this year, certain regional territories may not improve their ranking in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index -- or will they?
Despite low bandwidth and a series of localized Internet outages, the Web proved critical to public discourse and circulation of information about candidates, especially those running with the opposition.
13 December 2015
As Barnaul's political process slips further from the public, the frustrations of ordinary citizens are beginning to show. For instance, one Internet community is promoting a house cat’s mayoral candidacy.
7 December 2015
Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Trinidad and Tobago's former prime minister, has won the battle for leadership of the country's opposition party—but some think the country loses, no matter who won.
5 December 2015
People have been protesting and discussing a recent set of acts passed by Polish parliament, some claiming it is a true threat to democracy in the country.
24 November 2015
23 November 2015
Haitians are claiming that the results of the country's recent elections are a sham, staging massive street protests that are quickly turning violent.