Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday.
With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream politics.
As dramatic images of tear gas being fired at protesters in Hong Kong campaigning against a controversial China extradition bill were beamed around the globe this week, it seemed that a city best known for its
Sen. Kamala Harris said on Thursday that President Donald Trump is a "clear and present threat to democracy" after Trump said he would accept dirt on political rivals from foreign governments.
The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups.
The night before the Western Australian state election in 2013, a group of friends sat around discussing how they would vote.
Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wednesday.
In a bid to increase political participation and reduce the influence of big dollar donors, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday announced a new proposal to help voters contribute to federal campaigns.
Facebook is bad for democracy and its executives have put profits over their civic responsibilities, an early investor in the company charges in a new book.
Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido has claimed to have secretly met with members of the country's armed forces, as the political crisis surrounding his challenge of incumbent Nicolas Maduro intensifies.
New protests broke out Wednesday in Venezuela in the wake of a move by the nation's highest court to freeze bank accounts and impose a travel ban on self-declared interim president Juan Guaido.
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said he is willing to meet with opposition leaders and international mediators to bring about a solution to the country's ongoing political crisis, but ruled out holding any new presidential elections until 2025.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday gave US diplomats 72 hours to leave the country in response to the head of the National Assembly declaring himself acting president amid massive anti-government protests.
In his farewell speech to Congress, departing GOP Senator Jeff Flake issued a warning that "the threats to our democracy from within and without are real" and that the country is experiencing a "moment of political dysfunction and upheaval."
Forty-four former Republican and Democratic US senators penned an op-ed for The Washington Post that warns "we are entering a dangerous period" and urges current and future senators to be "steadfast and zealous guardians of our democracy."
Democrat Stacey Abrams on Friday acknowledged that Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia, ending her bid to become the first African American woman elected to lead a state.
A package resembling those allegedly sent by Cesar Sayoc was recovered Thursday and was addressed to Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer, the FBI tweeted Friday.
In US elections over the last few decades, the political parties are generally expected to focus on economic issues like jobs and health care, or on so-called culture war issues, such as abortion rights or marriage equality.
For years, Facebook touted itself as a tool for connecting the world and giving every person a voice.
"Dead in the water" and "a waste of time."
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's message about helping the public took on a bold tone Friday morning when she told a crowd at a conference on technology and democracy, "If we are not helping people, we should go the f--- home."