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EU grapples with signs of eroding democracy in Poland, Hungary

European Union ministers discussed for the sixth time on Tuesday concerns that Poland's ruling nationalists are undercutting democratic institutions in their country, although ultimately there may be..
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Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity

Facebook says that anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase transparency and curb misinformation. The..
Credit: DNA - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.comSFGate

Videos for democracy

Hillary Clinton: 'Our Democracy Is In Crisis,' Midterms Are 'Our Last Chance' [Video]Hillary Clinton: 'Our Democracy Is In Crisis,' Midterms Are 'Our Last Chance'  00:53

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday took another aim at President Trump.

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Ft. Myers City Council votes to support ballot amendments [Video]Ft. Myers City Council votes to support ballot amendments  02:09

The Ft. Myers City Council throwing it's support behind an amendment restoring the voting rights of felons once they've served their time.

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Uber, Lyft Offering Free Rides On Election Day [Video]Uber, Lyft Offering Free Rides On Election Day  00:46

Uber is partnering with Democracy Works and Vote Together to provide promo codes for the free rides.

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Debate preview: Kara Eastman on political climate, economy [Video]Debate preview: Kara Eastman on political climate, economy  01:13

Kara Eastman shares her perspective on issues weighing on Nebraskans ahead of Tuesday's debate against Rep. Don Bacon.

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Debate preview: Don Bacon on political climate, economy [Video]Debate preview: Don Bacon on political climate, economy  01:47

Rep. Don Bacon shares his perspective on issues weighing on Nebraskans ahead of Tuesday's debate against Kara Eastman.

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TUESDAY: Watch the Bacon, Eastman debate live on KMTV [Video]TUESDAY: Watch the Bacon, Eastman debate live on KMTV  00:19

Incumbent Congressman Don Bacon and Democratic challenger Kara Eastman will face off in a live debate at 6 p.m. Tuesday on KMTV 3 News Now.

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Judge refuses to allow Hong Kong Occupy activist Joshua Wong to file appeal over financial damages defeat against police

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung failed in his appeal bid on Tuesday for damages from police for alleged assault and unlawfully detention at a chaotic protest last year. The former..
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Democracy in danger: Elections are easy to manipulate

Manipulated elections undermine confidence in democracy. Yet digital electoral systems are frighteningly vulnerable to attacks. The solution is surprisingly simple.
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Nearly half of female politicians in Europe have received threats of death, rape or beating, research finds

'Not only is harassment a severe infringement of women's rights, it's also bad for democracy. We need to acknowledge the perverse effect that this can have on the freedom of action of women MPs'
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South Africa:Demography and Democratic Yearnings - an Interview With Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

[Daily Maverick] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali shares his predecessor predecessor Hailemariam Desalegn's view that democracy is key to Africa because of the urgent need to meet seismic..
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Lawyers appeal ruling validating Buhari’s Executive Order

According to the applicants, the travel ban is a deliberate attempt to usurp the powers of the courts of law and a deviation from democracy. The post Lawyers appeal ruling validating Buhari’s..
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'Price of democracy': Afghans risking their lives to vote

From a university student to a middle-aged housewife, Afghans planning to vote in the October 20 parliamentary election say they are willing to risk their lives for democracy. Nearly nine million..
Credit: DNA - Published Also reported by •Bangkok Post

Taiwan Offers Second Invitation To Pope Francis Following Vatican-China Deal

Taiwan’s government has issued a second invitation for Pope Francis to visit the country, a move which follows new developments in the Holy See’s relations with its rival in mainland China. The..
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Nepal: Hopes Belied – Analysis

By S. Binodkumar Singh* On October 7, 2018, Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli at a book launching ceremony in Kathmandu promised, “If someone had committed crime in the name of Maoist War,..
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India: J&K Political Fiasco – Analysis

By Ajit Kumar Singh* On October 13, 2018, elections for the third of the four-phase Municipal Elections 2018, were held in 96 wards spread across the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The average..
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News Analysis: As Voters on Left and Right Rebel, Glimpse of a Post-Merkel Germany

An election in Bavaria was expected to turn on a populist backlash against migrants, but voters went their own way. The results may worry Angela Merkel, but analysts say they signal a healthy..
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Only BJP can make tea-seller`s son Prime Minister of largest democracy: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh where he addressed party workers at Hoshangabad.
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As RTI act turns 14, citizens reach for more sunshine on public spending

The sunshine law oils democracy more than any other, but citizens want it to seep into public services rendered by private parties
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Information is power, free flow the essence of democracy: President


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Romanian president reluctantly signs legal reform in 'setback for democracy'

Romania's president on Friday reluctantly signed off a judicial reform, including a reduction in his own powers, that he called a "setback for Romanian democracy".
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