The deputy head of Albania’s Central Electoral Commission, CEC, and another member resigned in protest after parliament sacked one of their colleagues in a controversial vote.
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.
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.
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.
El jurista asegura que sufre de un problema de salud en los ojos y que esa condición imposibilita su participación en el caso.
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.
Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik told the Hague trial of his predecessor Radovan Karadzic that there was no criminal plot to expel Muslims and create a mono-ethnic state.
President says rapists "should be fought ... just like al-Shabab" rebels amid concern over conduct of security forces.
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.
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.
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.
A protest by the Red and Black Alliance on Sunday in Tirana, which promised to overturn the government of Prime Minister Sali Berisha, failed to muster much popular support.
Bosnian presidency member Zeljko Komsic’s party is promising youthful faces and a fresh democratic alternative, but some analysts suggest that ethnic interests dictate that it will struggle for support.
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.
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.