Stories tagged: Parliamentary elections
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 1:34 a.m.
Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on …
Sat., Sept. 7, 2013, 5:02 a.m.
Conservatives sweep to Australia election victory
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative opposition swept to power Saturday, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2012, 1:50 p.m.
With Egypt’s Morsi, US facing a familiar dilemma
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has been here before, praising an Egyptian leader for championing Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts while expressing concern over his commitment to democracy at home. But …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2012, 9:56 a.m.
Suu Kyi urges end to US sanctions against Myanmar
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reiterated a call Tuesday for the lifting of sanctions against her impoverished country, and vowed to use her …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2012, 7:39 a.m.
Suu Kyi cautiously optimistic for Myanmar future
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Thousands of elated supporters greeted Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi with rapturous cheers and a standing ovation as she took to an arena …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2012, 12:17 a.m.
Thousands of Burmese to greet Suu Kyi in Ind. city
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s devoted followers are expected to turn out by the thousands Tuesday to hear her speak in an Indiana …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2012, 10:56 a.m.
Suu Kyi visit a homecoming for many in Ind. city
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Eight thousand miles separate southeast Asia from the American Midwest, but when Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits an Indiana city on Tuesday, …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2012, 10:32 a.m.
Kremlin halts USAID work in Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Tuesday it is ending the U.S. Agency for International Development’s operations in Russia after a Kremlin demand that the aid organization leave the …