International Republican Institute

By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 6th, 2012
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Elena PONOMAREVA No matter how popular common human values, «global management» and other stereotypes are, a foreign policy of a sovereign state has always been and is still based on its own national interests and national security vision. Not many states can allow themselves this luxury in the conte...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 8th, 2012
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London – Egyptians must overcome economic and political differences to unite and put the country on the path to democracy and away from military rule, former presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei said on Wednesday. “It is time to set aside our differences. We need the strength of a uni...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 8th, 2012
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Washington – A trio of leading US senators on Tuesday warned Egypt that the risk of a “disastrous” rupture in ties had “rarely been greater” amid an escalating row over the planned trial of US pro-democracy activists. Echoed by a bipartisan chorus of anger from US lawmak...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jan 2nd, 2012
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“Less than two weeks after the military violently crushed street protests leaving dozens killed and hundreds injured, some warned Thursday’s raids were a sign of a fiercer crackdown ahead of new protests planned for Jan. 25, the anniversary of the start of the 18-day mass uprising.” CAIRO — “Egyptian...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Cairo – Two Egyptian ministers defended on Sunday raids on 17 offices of non-governmental organisations, three of them US-funded, that prompted hints from Washington that it may review its huge aid programme. Planning and International Co-operation Minister Fayza Abul Naga and Justice Minister ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 29th, 2011
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Cairo – Egyptian police were searching the Cairo offices of an American and an Egyptian rights group on Thursday, a spokesperson for Human Rights Watch and the head of one of the watchdogs said. The operation is targeting the US group National Democratic Institute, according to Heba Morayef of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 29th, 2011
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Washington – The Obama administration is demanding that Egyptian authorities immediately halt raids on non-governmental organisations in the country, calling the action “inconsistent” with longstanding US-Egypt co-operation. The state department on Thursday expressed deep concern ov...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 28th, 2011
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Washington – US election experts will likely travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo early next month to advise on the vote count for November parliamentary polls, a State Department official said on Tuesday. The African country’s electoral commission said on Monday it had halted the v...