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

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

EU warns over Turkey 'backsliding' on rights, democracy

EU warns over Turkey 'backsliding' on rights, democracy

 The EU accused Turkey Tuesday of backsliding on democratic standards and human rights, saying a crackdown launched after a coup attempt in 2016 was having a "profound and devastating impact".

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin

interference in the US elections
Republican politicians in the US have joined the Democrats and intelligence officials in denouncing President Donald Trump's failure to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin over interference in the US elections, calling his response as "shameful" and "disgraceful".

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Sunday, November 19, 2017

EU Cuts Turkey Funding after 'Democratic Deterioration'

EU Cuts Turkey Funding
The European Union will cut funds allocated to Turkey due to the "deteriorating situation in relation to democracy, rule of law and human rights" there, according to a European Parliament (EP) statement.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Americans Claim Impeachment Best Response to Trump

US President Donald Trump
A majority of respondents in a new survey suggests that US President Donald Trump’s actions are a problem and impeachment would be the best solution.

Friday, June 30, 2017

France's Macron sees slowdown in approval rating: poll

A poll released Thursday showed that the popularity of President Emmanuel Macron, France's youngest head of state, suffered a slowdown a month after he occupied the Elysee Palace.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'Choice between plague & cholera': 29% of French voters plan to abstain in presidential runoff

Only a few days before France heads to the polls for a crucial vote to choose its next president, surveys show there are millions of people who are undecided who to vote for, or intend to abstain rather than support either of the two candidates.

Public trust in US gov't remains near historic low

Americans' trust in federal government remains near historic low after last year's general election, with only one in five saying they trust the government all the time or most of the time, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

US braces for Trump's inauguration amid doubts, protests, partisan fights

Partisan feud fuels, confidence floundering, marches and protests on the way, while hundreds of thousands of supporters for Donald Trump's White House also being rallied to celebrate his Friday inauguration in and outside Washington D.C.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Portuguese president calls for politicians to give good example to citizens

Politicians should be an example for the Portuguese, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said during a ceremony to mark the implementation of the Portuguese Republic here on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

North Carolina: Charlotte hit with second night of violence

One person was shot dead on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as police in riot gear fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a demonstration against the fatal police shooting of a black man who officers said had refused their orders to drop a handgun.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Half voters think Clinton gives false health information

As Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was scrambling to quell speculations about the U.S. Democratic candidate's health, a survey released on Wednesday found half of registered voters believe that Clinton gave false information about her health to the public.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Filipinos hold celebrations to mark 99th birthday of late dictator Marcos

Supporters of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos on Sunday celebrated the 99th birthday of the late dictator amid controversy over his proposed hero's burial, an epa journalist reports.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Clinton, Trump suffer from high unpopularity among voters

More than half of the likely voters, or 53 percent, said they had "strongly unfavorable" views of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, while 46 percent said the same about his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a national poll released Thursday.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Greek government pledges better days ahead, as few "No" voters protest

A year since the Greek referendum on the third bailout deal with international lenders the Left-led government appeared confident that better days lay ahead, as just a few demonstrators of the "No" camp returned to the streets here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Sunday, May 22, 2016

EU expresses serious concern over Turkish parliament decision to lift immunities

The European Union has said the bloc was seriously concerned over the lifting of parliamentary immunity of dozens of Turkish lawmakers, expressing its worries that the move would pose a risk to the freedom of expression of democratically elected members of the parliament.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Protests intensify against Venezuela's Maduro

Riot police firing tear gas have blocked a 1,000-strong anti-government protest in the centre of Caracas, one of 20 opposition rallies occurring across Venezuela.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...