The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) on Wednesday said the use of political money in the ongoing election campaign is evident and called on authorities to take stiffer measures.
The Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- on Wednesday again rejected with a majority vote the draft budget for 2013, with lawmakers hitting out at the government for uneven fund distribution to provinces and allocating a small sum for job-generating projects.
The Election Commission (EC) will appoint observers from several Asean countries to monitor the coming general election, said EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof.
The EC, through a selected panel set up on the advice of Wisma Putra, was expected to appoint observers from Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar and Thailand, apart from several observers from the Asean secretariat itself, he said.
Le président du Conseil de la nation, M. Abdelkader Bensalah a réaffirmé lundi, à Tunis, le soutien de l'Algérie à la Tunisie pour «mener à bien le processus de transition démocratique et aplanir toutes les entraves conjoncturelles».
Attaque en Algérie : les ravisseurs des 41 occidentaux réclament la libération de 100 islamistes [Video].
Annual report on the state of global freedom by Freedom House, shows Balkan countries remain divided into 'partly free' and 'free', with only Bosnia moving up the table a notch.
President Susilo Yudhoyono in Jakarta has said that competition would be very tight in the presidential elections in 2014.
"The 2014 presidential elections would be different from the ones in 2004 and 2009 because there will be no incumbent in the 2014 elections while the political arena would be very wide to make the competition widen and fiercer than before," he said at a general lecture on the national democracy in 2013 held by the Indonesian National Youth Committee (KNPI) here on Tuesday.
The Sudanese presidential assistant Nafie Ali Nafie accused both the United States and the European Union (EU) of providing the funding and support to the "New Dawn" charter signed by opposition parties this month in Uganda.
The accord endorsed by most major Sudanese opposition parties along with rebel groups fighting Khartoum in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile calls for toppling the government dominated by the ruling National Congress Party (NCP).
La CENI (commission électorale nationale indépendante) a inauguré aujourd’hui à Nouakchott, « une campagne d’information et de communication en direction des acteurs politiques et de la société civile. »
Le Parti du progrès et du socialisme joue le rôle du médiateur entre les composantes de la majorité, notamment entre le PJD et le PI. L’objectif est d’apaiser les esprits en attendant de réunir les quatre alliés gouvernementaux, selon le chef du PPS, Mohamed Nabil Benabdellah, qui était l’invité, hier à Rabat, du Forum de la MAP.
Unas 50.000 personas han salido este martes a las calles de Islamabad (Pakistán) para responder a la llamada del líder religioso sufí Mohammad Tahirul Qadri, que exige la disolución del Gobierno y ha pedido a la sociedad paquistaní que se movilice contra la corrupción política. La multitud ha inundado el centro de Islamabad hasta que se ha producido un violento enfrentamiento con la policía.
In a run-up to highly anticipated national elections, an estimated 100,000 people supporting the political opposition thronged Merdeka Stadium in the national capital for a rally organizers referred to as a "people's uprising".
Signaling a potential shift in government tack, unlike previous rallies where the call had been for reform of election rules and procedures, the event was not suppressed by security officials.
Efforts to contain a wave of objections to the Orthodox Gathering’s draft electoral law have not managed to eliminate mounting doubts about whether elections will be held on time. Friday’s Bkirki meeting between Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun, Marada Movement leader MP Sleiman Franjieh, and Kataeb Party head Amin Gemayel was the latest of these efforts.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appointed Prince Saud bin Nayef as governor of the oil-producing Eastern Province, the Royal Court said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA.
"Prince Mohamad bin Fahad bin Abdulaziz is relieved of his duties as the governor of the Eastern Province, upon his request, and Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz ... is appointed governor of the Eastern province," the statement released on Monday said.
The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir again blasted opposition parties for signing what is known as the "New Dawn" charter saying that it will be combated using the Quran.
The deal signed last week between most major Sudanese opposition parties and armed rebel movements affirm the common goal of toppling the regime though the signatories disagreed on means to achieve that.
Another contentious clause relates to the relation between the religion and the state which the participants say it seeks to avoid using religion in politics.
Une initiative dénommée «Front national de la décennie noire, pour la dignité et contre l’oubli», a été lancée, samedi dernier, par des gardes communaux, des patriotes, des GLD, des victimes du terrorisme et des membres de la société civile.
Moves to allow the formation of a fourth, Croatian-language public broadcaster stir accusations that it is paving the way towards the creation of a third Bosnian entity.
- El nuevo proceso reabrirá las mal cerradas heridas de la convulsa transición egipcia.
- Ningún cargo de seguridad fue condenado por la muerte de 850 manifestantes.
- Cadena perpetua a Mubarak por la muerte de manifestantes.
The failure by both Sudan and South Sudan to resolve their outstanding post-session issues, including the fate of the contested oil-producing Abyei region, could lead the two countries to another war, a senior member of the south-ruling party (SPLM) said Saturday.