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All Posts Tagged With: "elections"

Pakistan at the Polls: Introduction

In the half a century since the country’s founding, changes in Pakistan’s leadership have been marked by assignations, plane crashes, military coups -- and the occasional democratic election.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

World Links: Iran Test Fires Missiles, Honduran Military Shuts Down Media Outlets

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 28th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Europe’s Last Communists Lose Election, Bomb Kills Two in Spain

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 30th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Ireland Accepts Guantanamo Detainees, U.S. Troops Could Return Home Early

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 29th, 2009 | Comments

Kenyan Women Boycott Sex

Kenyan women are calling for a week-long sex boycott to protest a rift in the nation's coalition government -- and they've got the Prime Minister's wife on board.

Apr 30th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Ethnic Violence in Karachi, Britian Ends Combat Operations in Iraq

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 30th, 2009 | Comments

Zumaphobes and Zumamaniacs Head to the Polls in South Africa

South Africans go to the polls on Wednesday to vote in the fourth national elections since apartheid ended in 1994. Wide Angle spoke with Azad Essa, political blogger for the South African newspaper The Mail and Guardian, about the significance of the upcoming elections.

Apr 21st, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Dawa Party

Results from the recent provincial elections in Iraq saw Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s Dawa Party gain power in many of the country’s provinces. According to preliminary returns, Dawa is now the most powerful Shiite party in Iraq. No small potatoes.

Feb 6th, 2009 | Comments

Iraqi Women Campaign for Change

Of an estimated 14,400 candidates for provincial offices, nearly 4,000 are women.

Jan 30th, 2009 | Comments

Rwanda Elects World’s First Majority-Female Parliament

When you think of bastions of women’s rights, Eastern Africa does not immediately spring to mind. But this month Rwanda became the first country in the world to have a majority-female parliament.

Oct 28th, 2008 | Comments

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