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  • KENYA’S FRAGILE political system has veered between breakthrough and breakdown over the past two months amid a hotly contested presidential election.

  • MILAN – The head of Italy's right-wing Northern League party says twin referendums seeking more autonomy for two wealthy northern regions were "a lesson in democracy for Europe.

  • Two successful referendums seeking greater autonomy for two wealthy regions in Italy were "a lesson in democracy for Europe," the head of the right-wing Northern League party said Monday.

  • LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s democracy is one of the most secure in the world and will remain so, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday in response to a question about a suggestion that there may have been foreign interference in the .

  • Israel’s president, Reuven Rivlin, has launched a stark denunciation of the policies of the rightwing government of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, warning that Israeli democracy is in danger.

  • LOMÉ, Togo — Protesters in this west African capital have been burning tires and barricading roads to force political change in a country ruled by the same family for five decades.

  • CHICAGO — Why has this generation of black activists failed to produce a Rev.

  • As a response to the Russian campaign to sow discord in the 2016 presidential election, the so-called Honest Ads Act is wholly inadequate.

  • A few weeks ago, I attended a conference at Yale hosted by the Bright Line Watch group.

  • President Donald Trump and plenty of lawmakers seem to view Iran as a Potemkin democracy, with an angry and oppressed population yearning to shake off a class of imposed, tyrannical leaders.