Daily Archives: May 14, 2010

May 14 2010

Presidential Landslide Victory in Milestone Philipine Elections

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By Eva-Lotta Hedman The May 10th general elections marked a milestone for democracy in the Philippines. Front-runner presidential candidate Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino has won a landslide victory, thus setting the stage for an orderly transition of power from incumbent president … Continue reading

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May 14 2010

Government and Opposition in Egypt: Authoritarianism, De-politicisation and Stagnation

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By Katerina Dalacoura The Egyptian regime is on the offensive. The BBC reported on 6 May that President Hosni Mubarak, 82, has emerged from months of illness and convalescence with a challenge to Egypt’s opposition: they should reveal specific policy … Continue reading

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