Erdogan says fight against terrorism more important than democracy

The fight against terrorism is more important than "democracy, freedom and rule of law," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.

Egypt's al-Sissi on 2011 uprising anniversary: Democracy needs time

Democracy needs time to grow, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi said in a televised address on Sunday, ahead of the anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising.

Taiwan - proud democracy in China's shadow

Taiwan has been an Asian trouble spot since the end of the civil war in China in 1949.