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Hong Kong political activists plead guilty amid crackdown

HONG KONG ((DailyNews)) — Authorities in Hong Kong say 29 out of 47 pro-democracy activists charged with “conspiracy to commit subversion” under a tough...

Trump supporters’ threats to judge spur democracy concerns

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Hundreds of federal judges face the same task every day: review an affidavit submitted by federal agents and approve requests for...

At 75, India’s democracy is under pressure like never before

NEW DELHI ((DailyNews)) — The Aug. 5 demonstrations by India’s main opposition Congress party against soaring food prices and unemployment began like any other...

Brazilians rally for democracy, seek to rein in Bolsonaro

SAO PAULO ((DailyNews)) — Thousands of Brazilians flocked to a law school Thursday in defense of the nation’s democratic institutions, an event that carried...

Italy’s far-right Meloni on vote: I’m no danger to democracy

ROME ((DailyNews)) — Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, who is leading in opinion polls ahead of Sept. 25 parliamentary elections, insists she won’t be...

After Taiwan, Pelosi in S. Korea to meet political leaders

SEOUL, South Korea ((DailyNews)) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met top South Korean political leaders on Thursday, a day after she concluded her...

Pelosi says US will not abandon Taiwan as China protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan ((DailyNews)) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meeting leaders in Taiwan despite warnings from China, said Wednesday that she and other members...

Ramos, ex-Philippine leader who helped oust dictator, dies

MANILA, Philippines ((DailyNews)) — Former Philippine President Fidel Valdez Ramos, a U.S.-trained ex-general who saw action in the Korean and Vietnam wars and played...

Myanmar executes ex-lawmaker, 3 other political prisoners

BANGKOK ((DailyNews)) — Myanmar’s government confirmed Monday it had carried out its first executions in nearly 50 years, hanging a former lawmaker, a democracy...

Researchers say Thai pro-democracy activists hit by spyware

BANGKOK ((DailyNews)) — Cybersecurity researchers say that Thai activists involved in the country’s pro-democracy protests had their cell phones or other devices infected and...

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