Noticias

CoE Calls for Reform of Albania’s Judiciary

17 Ene 2014
Albania
Fuente: 
BalkanInsight

The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights, Nils Muiznieks, said corruption in the Albanian judiciary "seriously impedes the proper functioning of the judiciary and undermines public trust in justice and the rule of law in Albania.

“The authorities have to step up their efforts to ensure that all cases of corruption in the judiciary are effectively investigated and prosecuted,” he added.

According to Transparency International, Albania is the most corrupt country in Balkans and one of the most corrupt in Europe.

Bosnia Federation MP Seeks President's Dismissal

17 Ene 2014
Bosnia y Herzegovina
Fuente: 
BalkanInsight

Stanko Primorac, a lawmaker from the Croatian Party of Rights, HSP, on January 16 asked  parliamentarians to vote to dismiss Zivko Budimir, President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

Primorac submitted the request for the House of Representatives to discuss the dismissal at their next session dedicated to choosing a speaker after Fehim Skaljic recently resigned.

Primorac said he based the demand on Budimir's "violation of the constitution and of the law and bringing the Federation into financial and political collapse”.

Bouteflika, de retour en Algérie

16 Ene 2014
Argelia
Fuente: 
Tout sur l'Algérie (TSA)

Le président Abdelaziz Bouteflika a regagné Alger jeudi en milieu d'après-midi, après avoir subi des contrôles  médicaux à l'hôpital du Val-de-Grâce à Paris, rapporte l’agence officielle APS.

Les examens et contrôles effectués ayant montré "une nette amélioration"  de l'état de santé du président Bouteflika, l'équipe médicale a autorisé le chef de   l'Etat à rentrer en Algérie 24 heures avant le délai prévu, selon la même source.

Présidentielle: Comment le silence de Bouteflika brouille les cartes de l'opposition

15 Ene 2014
Argelia
Fuente: 
Tout sur l'Algérie (TSA)

À trois mois de la présidentielle, l’opposition hésite encore ! Désarmée, elle se met à scruter un signal venant d’El Mouradia ou d’une toute autre partie au pouvoir. Confusion totale, donc, sur la scène politique. La maladie du Président est certes à l’origine du problème, mais la passivité de la classe  politique algérienne a compliqué davantage la situation.

Conservatists Concerned About the Next Majlis Elections

15 Ene 2014
Irán
Fuente: 
Rooz on line

by Jalal Yaghoubi

Last week, the ministry of interior published the bill on the establishment and activities of parties in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Prior to this, the minister of interior Rahmani Fazli had announced during a meeting with representatives of various political parties and groups that a draft had been in the works. “We shall reexamine the political party law and present our final bill to the full cabinet,” he had said.

Monitoring bodies observe violations on Egypt's first referendum day

15 Ene 2014
Egipto
Fuente: 
al-Ahram Online

As the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights reports delays in opening times among its major observations, says MENA, the ANHRI witnesses diverse attempts prompting Egyptians towards both 'yes' and 'no' votes.

A number of observers issued Wednesday the violations and complaints they received Tuesday during Egypt's first referendum day on the draft constitution.

Egypt referendum: second day of voting on new Constitution

15 Ene 2014
Egipto
Fuente: 
BBC News

Egyptians are voting for a second day in a referendum on a new constitution drawn up following the ousting of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

 

The army-backed government is seeking a "Yes" vote to endorse his removal.

 

Mr Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, which has been designated a terrorist group, is boycotting the vote.

 

Wednesday's voting has so far passed off peacefully, in contrast to Tuesday when nine people died in clashes involving Mr Morsi's supporters.

 

 

Bouteflika évacué au Val-de-Grâce

14 Ene 2014
Argelia
Fuente: 
El- Watan

Le président de la République, Abdelaziz Bouteflika,  se trouve depuis lundi à l'hôpital Val-de-Grâce (France) dans le cadre d'une visite   médicale routinière de contrôle, indique mardi un communiqué de la présidence  de la République qui affirme que son état général s'améliore "sûrement" et de  "façon progressive".   

Afghan Officials Confident On Security For Elections

13 Ene 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Radio Free Europe

Afghan security officials are assuring the public that nearly all the country's polling stations will be safe during April's presidential and provincial elections. 

Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said on January 11 that a security assessment done for the upcoming elections showed that safety can be "guaranteed" at 6,431 of Afghanistan's 6,845 polling stations.

Sediqqi said the efforts are already under way to ensure safety at the remaining 414 polling stations.

Newly Elected Puntland Parliament Speaker Takes Office

13 Ene 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Garowe onlime

The newly elected Puntland Parliament speaker Saed Hassan Shire has taken oath of office with the incoming Puntland president Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas and Vice President Abdihakin Abdullahi Haji Omar, traditional leaders and civil society representative present on Monday, Garowe Online reports.

Former Parliament Speaker Abdirashid Mohamed Hirsi officially handed over the post to Shire who served as livestock and animal husbandry minister in the outgoing President, Abdirahman Mohamed Farole's government.

Law Makers Warn the Prime Minister Renaming Former Ministers

13 Ene 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle Media Network

 Somali federal parliamentarians have warned the newly appointed Prime Minister Dr. Abdiwali Sheikh not to include former ministers who were among the failed cabinet in his plans to name his own new cabinet.

"Some of the former cabinet members told us that they can no longer hold the responsibility anymore and proposed the motion against the former premier (Shirdon), why are they coming back to us and asking us for posts?" said Mp's in a joint voice.

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