| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:55 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela, who emerged from more than a quarter of a century in prison to steer a troubled African nation to its first multiracial democracy, uniting the country by reaching out to fearful whites and becoming a revered symbol of racial reconciliation around the world, died at his home Thursday. He was 95.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:26 AM
* Writing of radical ideologue gains ground in Egypt
* Analyst likens ideological shift to Algeria in 1990s
* Brotherhood leaders "incapable of producing
* Activists say violence now at least discussed by Islamists
* "We've seen this...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:01 PM
* Militant Islamists in rebel-held Syria intimidate
* Democracy activists say Qaeda-linked ISIL attacks critics
* Bloggers, journalists held, killed, missing, activists say
* Islamist militants call democrats against of Western
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:59 AM
* Tunisia remains a model three years after Arab Spring
* New caretaker government to lead until elections
* Islamist chief, former regime official vital to compromise
By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara
TUNIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Tunisia offers...
| Nov 24, 2013
In June 2009, democracy, human rights and the rule of law were shattered in Honduras. Democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya was flown out of the country at gunpoint, and, in the days and months that followed, pro-democracy demonstrations were...