The political climate in the country has taken on a sense of urgency in the past week as politicians, parties and coalitions put their heads together to decide on presidential candidates for next year’s presidential elections.
The 81-year-old longtime president has last addressed his nation six years ago.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria's frail 81-year-old president who has been in power since 1999, will stand for a fifth consecutive term in elections next year, according to the head of his party.
L’attaque, la première perpétrée par une femme kamikaze en Tunisie, a fait vingt blessés, selon le ministère de l’intérieur.
After waiting a week to cast their votes, Kandahar residents have finally been able to post their ballots in this parliamentary election.
Kandahar residents will choose 11 candidates out of 111 parliamentary candidates Saturday, a week after the rest of the country voted.
Having had a week to sort out problems that plagued polling centers and stations around the country last Saturday, it was hoped that by now these issues would have been ironed out.
C'est officiel. Le député FLN de la wilaya de Sétif, Mouad Bouchareb a été élu ce mercredi 24 octobre nouveau président de l’APN, en remplacement de Saïd Bouhadja.
317 ont voté « oui », un « non » et deux se sont abstenus.
Le constat de vacance de la présidence de l’APN a été fait le 17 octobre par le Bureau de l’institution et confirmé le lendemain par la commission des affaires juridiques et des libertés.
Afghans are due to cast their ballots in the long-awaited parliamentary elections today (Saturday) amid heavy security measures across the country.
Nearly nine million people registered to vote in the elections.
Polling centers in 32 provinces will open at 7am this morning.
The Independent Election Commission says the polling centers will remain open until 4pm today.
The election commission has 5,070 centers across the country and more than 2,500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of Parliament.
Djamel Ould Abbes s’est exprimé, ce samedi 20 octobre, sur les développements de la crise qui secoue l’Assemblée Populaire Nationale. Le patron du FLN a, sans surprise, apporté son soutien à la démarche du bureau de l’APN qui a constaté mercredi dernier la vacance du poste de président de la chambre basse du Parlement.
The Independent Election Complaints Commission’s (IECC) spokesman Ali Reza Rohani on Thursday announced seven more candidates have been disqualified.
The IECC spokesman said the seven candidates were disqualified for various reasons. Some had criminal records, others were found to be ineligible and one had Iranian citizenship, he said.
According to him, the disqualified candidates were from 6 different provinces.
Two were from Herat and one each from Wardak, Farah, Kunduz, Ghor and Balk provinces.
The UN Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, called Monday on the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh to clarify his position on the constitution referendum law and to confirm whether or not there has been a vote on the resolution.
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: After a neck-and-neck contest, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) managed to win most of the seats in Sunday’s by-elections on 11 National and 24 provincial assembly seats with the PML-N seems to be edging past the PTI in Punjab.
Most of the seats where by-elections were held had been vacated by those elected on more than one seat in the July 25 general elections, including Prime Minister Imran Khan who won in all the five NA constituencies he had contested.
La députée du FFS à Alger Salima Ghezali a été exclue de son parti. « C’est une exclusion du parti pour avoir écrit un article, publié par TSA, sans demander leur aval, parait-il. Je n’ai pas à demander la permission à qui que ce soit pour défendre les principes qui sont les miens et qui, je le croyais, convergeaient avec ceux du FFS.
Officials from the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said they have issued over 200,000 accreditation cards to national and international observers and organizations, including the Afghan election watchdog organizations.
IEC spokesman Sayed Hafizullah Hashemi said 19 people who have received the cards are international observers who will monitor and oversee October 20 parliamentary elections.
Hashemi said a large number of these observers are volunteers who will work at polling stations to prevent fraud and electoral violations.
With just over a week to go for Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Thursday that it has noted, that despite significant security challenges, progress has been made by the country's security forces to create conditions for the majority of citizens to exercise their right to vote.
Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan said in the statement: "Afghanistan’s security forces are fully responsible for providing security for the elections process."
he hard-line Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik appeared set on Monday to take a seat on Bosnia's state presidency alongside Sefik Dzaferovic and Zeljko Komsic – in election results that are unlikely to ease Bosnia's political crisis.
Bosnia's politial future looked more uncertain on Monday after the hard-line Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik looked set to win the Serbian seat on Bosnia's three-member state presidency.
Polls closed at 7pm on Sunday in an election in which 3,352,933 voters were eligible to vote at 5,794 polling stations.
Douze jours. Depuis le mercredi 26 septembre, l’Assemblée populaire nationale (APN) est plongée dans une crise inédite.
Les députés de la majorité (FLN, RND, TAJ, MPA et les indépendants) exigent le départ du président de l’APN qu’ils ont pourtant triomphalement élu il y à peine 18 mois. Mais Said Bouhadja fait de la résistance et refuse de partir.
Cinq mois après la tenue des premières élections municipales, quelles sont les conclusions finales? Tel est l’objectif de la conférence de presse organisée par la Mission d’observation électorale de l’Union européenne.
The campaign for upcoming parliamentary elections officialy kicked off on Friday night with candidates installing billboards in the city and posting videos and pictures on social media platforms.
The vote for the Wolesi Jirga, the Lowe House of parliament, is scheduled for October 20. However, it remains unclear if voting will take place in areas held by the Taliban.
Election monitoring organizations and some officials have said insecurity is a main challenge for the upcoming elections.
Le président de l’Assemblée des Représentants du Peuple et dirigeant au sein de Nidaa Tounes, Mohamed Ennaceur, semble être préoccupé, plus que jamais, par la crise politique et sociale que connaît actuellement le pays et qui bloque de plus en plus l’économie nationale et impacte la stabilité sociale.