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

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

US Department of State to do everything needed for transition to Biden’s team — Pompeo - TASS

The US Department of State will do everything required by the law to ensure the transition to the team of Joseph Biden, who announced his victory in the US presidential election, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has told Fox News.

Monday, November 2, 2020

US Election: National Guard Prepares for Unrest with Unit of Military Police - FarsNews Agency

The National Guard Bureau established a new unit made up mostly of military policemen that could be dispatched to help quell unrest in coming days, after a turbulent summer in which National Guard members were deployed to several cities.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

15 Killed in Nicaragua Protests

15 Killed in Nicaragua Protests
At least fifteen people were killed and more than 200 injured on Wednesday in one of the worst days of violence since protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega began more than a month ago, police said on Thursday.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

NGOs urge Tunisian police to show restraint with anti-austerity protesters

Tunis press freedom
A host of international NGOs on Friday issued statements urging Tunisian security forces to show restraint in the mass anti-austerity protests that continue packing the streets of downtown Tunis, amid additional concerns that press freedom was being stifled in the North African country.

Monday, July 31, 2017

US sanctions Maduro after controversial Venezuelan vote

The U.S. on Monday sanctioned Venezuelan President Maduro
The U.S. on Monday sanctioned Venezuelan President Maduro one day after he led his government's effort to elect a national Constituent Assembly, an move Washington called a "rupture in Venezuela’s constitutional and democratic order".

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure': New York Times

President Donald Trump told Russian officials at the White House that firing FBI Director James Comey relieved "great pressure" the president was facing from an ongoing probe into Russia and the U.S. presidential election, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing a document summarizing the meeting.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Former FBI chief to oversee Russia probe

The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and related matters.

McCain Questions Rationality of Calls to Impeach US President

Some Democrats in the US Congress have suggested filing an impeachment motion against Donald Trump over his alleged links to Russia. Rep. Al Green reiterated the call in a House floor speech on Wednesday after he accused the president of obstructing justice.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Over 13 m dollars raised for US President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign

Supporters of US President Donald Trump, though he has not yet wrapped up his first 100 days in his first term, have raised more than 13 million US dollars for his reelection campaign in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest release of Federal Election Commission records.

Friday, April 14, 2017

US ‘concerned about "quality" of democracy in Turkey’

The United States is concerned over the level of democracy in its ally Turkey and is talking to the government on the matter, U.S. State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said on April 13, commenting on the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments.

Monday, March 20, 2017

FBI and NSA chiefs to be quizzed on Russia link probes

The directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency will break their public silence today about their investigations into possible links between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign at a rare open congressional intelligence committee hearing.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Turkey's foreign minister says EU defense of Netherlands fuels xenophobia

The ongoing diplomatic spat between Turkey and some European Union member states further soured on Tuesday when the Turkish foreign minister said an EU statement calling for calm merely fueled xenophobia and anti-Turkish sentiments.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Documents Reveal Michael Flynn Lobbied for Turkish Government

The US Department of Justice documents revealed that a pro-government Turkish businessman paid $530,000 to President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser Michael Flynn for lobbying efforts before Donald Trump's victory in November.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...