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Swaziland votes for new parliament

Swaziland votes for new parliament

Sep 20, – Swaziland held elections to choose a new parliament on Friday, but some opposition figures in the southern African monarchy said the process was not democratic and should be boycotted. Voters were selecting 55 parliamentarians from among candidates who had been chosen by tribal leaders loyal to King Mswati III. The king selects […]

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Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan faces growing criticism

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan faces growing criticism

June 6, AP – The unrest in Turkey has continued for nearly a week. But it’s no longer about saving trees in an Istanbul city park; it’s about basic democratic abuses in the country. Calls for the resignation of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan are growing louder as the violent clashes between police and demonstrators escalate. […]

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As racist violence surges in Greece, coalition parties split over racism

As racist violence surges in Greece, coalition parties split over racism

June 3, AP – In the last twelve months there has been a surge in anti-immigrant violence in Greece, with three deaths due to racist attacks and more than 150 injured. As racist violence surges in Greece, the parties in the coalition government are further apart than ever on the way forward. Under pressure from […]

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