The Cabinet is expected to hold an extraordinary session today to discuss an ideal date for the parliamentary election following the constitutional court’s ruling that scrapped the National Assembly as the debate over the verdict continues among various political groups. The Cabinet may announce the election date today after approving a decree to dissolve the Assembly or postpone a final decision until the beginning of next week.
ssues related to the draft Constitution and ways to reach compromise were discussed at a meeting held Tuesday between Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki and members of Ennahdha National Constituent Caucus in the National Constituent Assembly (NCA).
At the end of the meeting, President of Ennahdha bloc Sahbi Atig stressed the need to find a common ground on conflicting issues raised after the submission of the draft Constitution, the Presidency of the Republic said in a press release.
With the June 23 election only days way, the Albanian government has approved a decision to raise wages and pensions by 6 per cent in a bid to win votes for the ruling Democratic Party.
“We have approved in principle the increase of wages and pensions by 6 per cent, which will come into force after the election,” Prime Minister Sali Berisha said last Thursday.
Taking a swipe at his main rival in the June 23 general election, Mr Berisha said that the Socialist leader, Edi Rama, “never mentions salaries but only taxes and their increase”.
El candidato reformista moderado a los comicios de Irán, Hasan Rohani, ha conseguido la Presidencia en la primera vuelta al superar el 50,68% de los votos emitidos en las elecciones celebradas este viernes en el país, según ha informado el ministro del Interior, Mostafa Mohamad Nayar.
Les représentants de la société civile enfin conviés au débat sur le droit à l’accès à l’information. L’une des leçons des assises qui se sont tenues hier à Rabat.
Por Angeles Espinosa
Mohammad Reza Aref has withdrawn his candidacy from Iran’s June 14 presidential election in order to give the reformist camp a better chance to win. The former vice president announced his decision to drop out of the election in a statement issued late on Monday, in which he said the decision was made after he received suggestions from former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, who advised to stand aside.
Qatar is preparing to launch a leadership transition this summer that will see the emir relinquish power to his son, and his cousin, the owner of Harrods, step down as prime minister.
Senior figures in Qatar have briefed foreign counterparts that the time has come for Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, the 33-year-old crown prince to take over the leadership of the gas-rich Gulf state, the Daily Telegraph has learned.
Experts say an Cabinet spot is just one benefit of expelling recalcitrant coalition member
The Democratic Party would be well advised to cut loose the rebellious Prosperous Justice Party from the ruling coalition, if only because it would gain at least one additional Cabinet spot, a prominent political commentator said on Monday.
L'association des avocats du royaume, réunie en congrès ce weekend à Saidia, estime nécessaire la mise en place d'un système où le roi règne sans gouverner.
Plusieurs personnalités de la société civile et des partis politiques ont lancé des initiatives en vue d'une transition démocratique sereine.
Sudan’s opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) has expressed optimism on the imminent demise of the Sudanese regime to bring what it says was two decades of turbulence, corruption and civil wars to an end.
The PCP’s political secretary Kamal Omer declared on Monday that opposition forces are united around the goal of toppling the regime led by president Omer Hassan al-Bashir and said that the opposition is setting up coordination committees among grassroots to bring about an unprecedented breakthrough.
Un nombre des militants du mouvement du 25 février a organisé, ce lundi, à Nouakchott, une manifestation pour dénoncer la déliquescence de l'économie.
Les manifestants ont critiqué l'absence de l'action du gouvernement dans un contexte marqué par "la recrudescence de maladies et de pauvreté"