Noticias

Un tribunal electoral rechaza la apelación de Ashraf

16 Abr 2013
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Europapress

 Un tribunal electoral paquistaní ha rechazado este lunes la apelación presentada por el exprimer ministro Raja Pervez Ashraf y ha dictaminado que no podrá presentarse a las elecciones del próximo 11 de mayo, según ha informado el diario paquistaní 'Dawn'.

   Ashraf tenía planeado presentarse candidato a un escaño de la Asamblea Nacional en Gujar Jan, en donde ya había ganado dos elecciones. Un familiar de Raja Jawaid Ijlas, el oponente del exprimer ministro en dicha circunscripción, ha acusado a Ashraf de malversación de fondos.

Iraq election candidates killed before local vote

14 Abr 2013
Iraq
Fuente: 
reuters

Two Iraqi Sunni Muslim candidates were killed less than a week before local elections that will be a test of the country's political stability after U.S. troops left more than a year ago.

The election on Saturday to select provincial council members will measure Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's political muscle against Shi'ite and Sunni rivals before the parliamentary election in 2014.

KPU mulls amending rule on campaign ad

13 Abr 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

The General Elections Commission (KPU) is considering amending its 2013 regulation that requires all media outlets to provide equal coverage of every legislative candidate.

Some organizations and politicians have said the regulation would shackle press freedom.

According to Article 46 (1), any media outlets that do not provide equal portion of duration or space to each legislative hopeful will receive sanctions ranging from written warnings to publication or broadcasting bans.

Ex-nuclear negotiator Rohani announces presidential candidacy

12 Abr 2013
Irán
Fuente: 
Mehr News

Hassan Rohani, director of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council, announced on Thursday that he will run in the presidential election set for June 14.

Rohani said that if he wins the vote, he will introduce a plan to “save” the national economy, revive morality, and establish constructive interaction with the world.

Iran’s former nuclear negotiator also said that he will form a “government of wisdom and hope” if he is elected president.

The Constituent Assembly will be elected and the political isolation law is constitutional, rules Congress

11 Abr 2013
Libia
Fuente: 
Libya Herald

The General National Congress last night confirmed that the assembly that will draft Libya’s new Constitution shall be elected, as opposed to nominated, ending a long drawn-out debate that had kept Congress members from agreeing on other critical issues.

My presidential plans are within framework of Islamic system: Shariatmadari

09 Abr 2013
Irán
Fuente: 
Mehr News

Presidential candidate Mohammad Shariatmadari has said that candidates should not draw up “revolutionary” plans for their term in office, emphasizing that his plans are within the frameworks of the Islamic system.

In an interview with the Mehr News Agency published on Monday, Shariatmadari talked about his presidential plans and also elaborated on his views on other candidates.

Salam begins Cabinet formation consultations

09 Abr 2013
Líbano
Fuente: 
the Daily Star

Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam embarked Tuesday on the difficult mission of forming a new government whose primary task would be to supervise the upcoming elections.

As part of a two-day nonbinding parliamentary consultations, Salam held a series of meetings with former prime ministers and parliamentary blocs who informed him of their vision for the next Cabinet.

GNC agrees uncompromising law on torture, kidnapping and discrimination

09 Abr 2013
Libia
Fuente: 
Libia Herald

The GNC today passed tough legislation against torture, kidnapping and discrimination, with a final article mentioning specifically holders of public office, bureaucrats and members of the security forces.

Article One of the new law, which deals with kidnapping, provides for sentences of not less than seven years for anyone found guilty of detaining, imprisoning or depriving a person of their liberty, by force, threat or deception. It was stated that this applied to public officials exceeding their authority.

El primer ministro de Malasia disuelve el Parlamento

05 Abr 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
Europapress

 El primer ministro de Malasia, Najib Razak, ha anunciado la disolución del Parlamento para celebrar elecciones generales de forma anticipada el próximo 27 de abril.

   "El rey ha aceptado mi petición de disolver el Parlamento el 3 de abril", ha dicho desde la capital administrativa, Putrajaya, en un discurso transmitido por la televisión pública.

   El primer ministro ha adelantado que el país asiático celebrará las elecciones generales el próximo 27 de abril, tras una campaña electoral de dos semanas.

Tamam Salam es nombrado nuevo primer ministro de Líbano

05 Abr 2013
Líbano
Fuente: 
RTVE

El diputado suní Tamam Salam, considerado un moderado, fue nombrado este sábado primer ministro del Líbano, dos semanas después de que su predecesor, Nayib Mikati, dimitiera por desavenencias en el seno de su Ejecutivo.

Salam, de 67 años, obtuvo el respaldo prácticamente unánime de los grupos parlamentarios libaneses, según los medios libaneses, que indican que 124 de los 128 diputados apoyaron su candidatura, incluido el poderoso grupo chií Hizbulá.

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