El exministro afgano de Exteriores Zalmai Rassoul registró hoy su candidatura para tratar de acceder a la presidencia en las elecciones generales que se celebrarán en Afganistán en 2014.
Rassoul abandonó ayer la cartera que ocupaba desde enero de 2010 en el Gobierno del presidente Hamid Karzai, quien no se presentará a un tercer mandato, limitado por la Constitución afgana.
After two years of discussion, the House of Representatives’ Legislation Body (Baleg) has officially rejected a proposal to amend Law No. 42/2008 on presidential elections.
With this decision, the 2014 presidential election will still require parties or coalitions of parties to secure 20 percent of seats in the House or win 25 percent of the popular vote in the legislative election in April next year in order to nominate candidates to contest the presidential election in June.
All major opposition parties and two of the three parties in Tunisia’s governing coalition today signed a roadmap agreement intended to lead the country out of its nearly ten-week political crisis.
A member of the ruling coalition, however, refused to sign the document today.
PETALING JAYA: For the first time since its inception more than 60 years ago, PAS is allowing candidates vying for positions in the party to campaign openly.
Party election committee chairman Asmuni Awi said candidates could promote themselves but not attack their opponents.
“We forbid statements, videos, caricatures and use of various other mediums and tools to belittle or slander other candidates.
“Those resorting to personal attacks risk disciplinary action,” he said.
The Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of the Kyrgyz Republic will organize the Innovative Technologies in Election Process-2013 International Fair in exhibition hall of the State Historical Museum of Bishkek on October 30-31, the Central Election Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic informed.
Akbar Tandjung, former chairman of the Golkar Party (1998-2004) and former speaker of the House of Representatives (1999-2004) is the head of Golkar’s board of advisors. Believed to be one of the rare “king makers” in the country, his comments, particularly on the internal affairs of Golkar, have frequently drawn controversy and shaken up the party. The Jakarta Post’s Imanuddin Razak and a number of journalists spoke to Akbar about the latest political issues ahead of the 2014 general elections.
Question: Who do you think is the best candidate for the presidency?
Kabul, 2 oct (PL) El diputado Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf renunció hoy a su puesto en la Cámara de Diputados, con el objetivo de presentarse como candidato a las próximas elecciones presidenciales.
Le secrétaire général du FLN demande les conseils de Hocine Aït Ahmed, ex-président du FFS.
MCA Deputy President Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai on Tuesday denied allegations by 20 MCA Central Committee (CC) members that the MCA failed miserably in the 13th general election (GE13) because he failed to carry out his responsibilities as the chairman of MCA's GE13 committee.
Liow also refuted claims from the group that he had refused to withdraw the membership of Pulai Sebatang state assemblyman Datuk Tee Siew Keong who was offered a post of exco in Johor, resulting in an internal conflict in the party.
Le président algérien Abdelaziz Bouteflika, absent de la scène politique durant des mois pour des raisons de santé, a présidé le dimanche 29 septembre son premier Conseil des ministres de l'année 2013. Enfin sorti de sa longue convalescence suite à un accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC), Abdelaliz Bouteflika a donc donné hier des consignes très fermes aux nouveaux membres du gouvernement nommés le 11 septembre. Le président algérien a insisté sur la nécessité que les institutions soient au service de la société.
DATUK Seri Najib Tun Razak is reaching out to the Chinese community for common ground to build a more progressive nation although the community overwhelmingly rejected the Government in the 13th general election.
The Prime Minister said he hoped the Chinese would support the Government and realise that the future of Malaysia could only be a success if they forged a closer working relationship with the Malay-bumiputra community, who formed 67% of the country’s population.
The General Elections Commission (KPU) has managed to fix some of the data errors affecting 65 million eligible voters and has given assurances the problem will not cause them to lose their right to vote.
“Synchronization between KPU and Home Ministry data has enabled us to correct the data of 16 million voters. This number may increase as we’re still working on it,” KPU chairman Husni Kamil Malik said on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD: Out of 1,166 legislators from the Senate, National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies, only 245 have submitted statements of their assets as the last date, September 30, approaches.
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued another reminder to lawmakers to file returns by the deadline.
The ECP sources said a total of 245 legislators – 72 MNAs, 35 Senators, 100 Punjab Assembly MPAs, 25 Sindh MPAs, 5 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa MPAs and eight Balochistan MPAs had filed their annual returns.