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Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela dead at 95

...African "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" ("Lord Bless Africa").Since apartheid ended, South Africa has held four parliamentary elections and elected three presidents, always peacefully, setting an example on a continent where democracy is still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-05/anti-apartheid-icon-nelson-m
European vote bodes ill for world economy

...political parties who reject the extreme belt-tightening required by international bailouts were the big winners in parliamentary elections. German voters in a northern state ousted the coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-07/european-vote-bodes-ill-wo
Mideast conflict demands resolution

...this environment that the social movement Hamas developed a military wing. Hamas won a majority in the 2006 parliamentary elections. After the elections, Israel, the United States and the European Union all imposed sanctions on the democratically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/29/op_509491.shtml
Opinion columns
Hope hindered in Pakistan

...up the cause. "I assure you that I will fight your war from now on," Bhutto's chief rival in the Jan. 8 parliamentary elections, Nawaz Sharif, told her supporters. The Pakistan People's Party her father founded had been surging of late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/28/edi_178293.shtml
Editorials
Pakistan is a nation poised to embrace true democracy

...opponents argue that it is unconstitutional for him to simultaneously remain president and chief of the army. With parliamentary elections scheduled for October, Musharraf is faced with a difficult dilemma: He either can attempt to stay in power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/03/let_146070.shtml
Letters
3rd tour in Iraq coming for Fort Stewart division

...preliminary government. Turnout had been poor because residents feared violence at the polls. Months later, when parliamentary elections were held, troops saw voters swamp the polls in Samarra. "In some places they had to send voters to other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/17/met_108879.shtml
Metro
Iraq victory is near; let's not blow it

...last weekend. Yet the insurgency suffered one of its harshest defeats ever. Why? Because five months after parliamentary elections, the Iraqi people finally got the unity government they've been waiting for, thanks to the leadership of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/26/edi_82888.shtml
Editorials
Keeping Hamas in business

...Palestinian Authority unless Hamas - the Islamic terrorist organization that won Palestinian territories' recent parliamentary elections - renounces violence against civilians, recognizes Israel as a sovereign state, and agrees to comply with previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/22/edi_72539.shtml
Editorials
Spy chief: Terror risks still exist

...House almost daily for presidential intelligence briefings, which cover issues from avian flu to the Palestinian parliamentary elections. Given U.S. interests in Iraq and the Middle East, Negroponte said, "it behooves us to develop as many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/04/oly_52692.shtml
Olympics
Author takes look at U.S. forays into Arab world

...Iraq show the operation's gradual descent into chaos with some successes - the capture of Saddam Hussein, the parliamentary elections of January 2004 - dotted by miscalculations, especially in its plans for the reconstruction of the Arab world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/29/art_50253.shtml
Arts