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World News: China Scores Poorly in Global Democracy Index

China Ballot Officers

In a year of little progress for democracy around the world, China has once more ranked among the lowest on a 2012 global democracy index, while Hong Kong moved up a few places based on rising levels of public participation

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Nepal’s Youth Turn to Social Media in Constitution Campaign

In Nepal, thousands of young Nepalese have launched a campaign, using social networking sites, to pressure political parties to draw up a new constitution for the country. For four straight Saturdays, hundreds of young Nepalese men and women have demonstrated

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