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Democracy

Self-rule in a polity. In a democracy, the citizens vote on issues of governance. Often, the term also refers to a republic, in which citizens elect representatives who vote on issues of governance, but the two terms are not identical.
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Imran Khan's real agenda is not to bring electoral reforms but to topple the democratic government," the Information Minister said in a statement issued here.
He reaffirmed the importance of Pakistan -- US bilateral relations for enduring peace and stability in the region, a ministry statement said, adding that Secretary Kerry reassured that the US Administration "remained steadfast in supporting the new democratic government in Pakistan.
Because people really make fun of the democratic government, when you pass a resolution against drone attacks in parliament and nothing happens.
It's desirable to undergo a peaceful transition to a democratic government by having sufficient communication with the people.
I would like to ask why the democratic government of Lebanon tolerates an armed militia not only operating in its territory, but allows it to fire large missiles into its neighbour?
In the latter case we have a modern-day laboratory experiment of an attempt to develop a democratic government and frame a constitution.
Although their roots may indeed have been intertwined with those elements, they claim to have long since abandoned their leftist ideology in favor of a commitment to overthrow the regime in Tehran and replace it with a nonsectarian, democratic government.
A In addition to its temperate climate, stable democratic government, and low cost of living, Costa Rica is considered the most liberal country in Central America.
Each letter is associated with a word or concept associated with democratic government, such as J is for Judicial branch, and a simple poem (J is for Judicial branch--/ For justice, judge, and jury.
Colin Powell said a group of thugs couldn't be allowed to take down a democratic government.
More people in Bolivia have been killed during the democratic government than by the dictatorship.
The leader of the largest Shiite Muslim group that opposed Saddam Hussein yesterday called for a democratic government to rule Iraq.

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