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Stories with subject: Democracy
  • Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen's last wish story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 4:40 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Dying from soldiers' bullets, the young protester told her father not to lay her soul to rest until democracy reigned in her homeland. It has taken 28 years, but it is done.

  • Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-24-16 8:30 am

    LOS ANGELES - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get "messy" but asserts in an interview with The Associated Press: "Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle."

  • US attorney on police review: 'This is how democracy works' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-17-16 3:57 pm

    NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Justice Department will scrutinize policies and procedures at the North Charleston Police Department over the next two years and suggest ways for the agency to improve its relationship with the community, a year after a white officer shot unarmed black motorist Walter Scott, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said Tuesday.

  • Cannes red carpet protest: 'Brazil is not a democracy' 
    Updated: May-17-16 2:14 pm

    CANNES, France - The cast of the Brazilian film "Aquarius" held a protest at their Cannes Film Festival red carpet premiere on Tuesday, holding signs reading that Brazil is no longer a democracy.

  • Detention of Briton sparks concerns over Nepal's democracy story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 9:13 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal has detained a British man over his alleged participation in an anti-government protest, just two weeks after expelling a Canadian for criticizing the government on social media.

  • No end in sight to election mess in struggling Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 12:09 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Senate leader Jocelerme Privert took office as Haiti's caretaker president with one real task: Quickly untangle a political stalemate blocking presidential and legislative runoff elections.