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On average, the deaths of autocrats have prompted moves toward democracy, which appear 13 percentage points more likely than when following failed attempts.
After World War II, Asia was ruled by many autocrats who essentially came to their people and said, "My people, we're going to take away your freedom, but we're going to give you the best education, infrastructure and export-led growth policies money can buy.
The protests were staged to mark the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, and came a day after a female protester was shot dead while participating in a peaceful protest in downtown Cairo.
Egypt has postponed payments to oil and gas firms as its economy have been hammered by approximately 4 years of instability since a well-liked uprising ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Summary: Veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi won the country's first free presidential election in the final step of a transition to democracy after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia's first free presidential election, official results showed on Monday, the final step in a transition to democracy after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
Establishing a new parliament was one of the last steps in Tunisia's transition to full democracy, nearly four years after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and inspired the 2011 Arab Spring revolts.
In countries where different camps within a protest movement seek divergent outcomes (think Egypt), it can help ensure that competing parties work together instead of against one another after an autocrat is overthrown.
His supporters see him as a strongman who can save Egypt from chaos after more than three years of political and economic turmoil, following a 2011 revolt that swept veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak from power.
100 percent of the share capital of Autocrat, LLC, for an undisclosed term.
Egypt's economy has been struggling since a mass uprising ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in early 2011, with the deficit reaching 14 per cent of GDP last year.
Is their any central authority left in the country after the assassinated Libyan long-time autocrat Moammar Gaddafi's ouster in 2011?