Noticias

Presidency 'lies' on the constitution, says No to Military Trials Campaign

23 Dic 2012
Egipto
Fuente: 
Ahram Online

The No to Military Trials Campaign accuses Egypt's presidency of "lying" regarding the status of the military trials of civilians, in response to a statement released by Egypt's presidential assistant on foreign relations, Essam Haddad.

While Haddad's statement claims that the new constitution marks Egypt's progress towards universal Human Rights standards, including prohibiting the trying of civilians in military courts, the rights campaign condemned such a statement as completely false.

Egypt's outgoing Constituent Assembly holds debate without opposition

21 Dic 2012
Egipto
Fuente: 
Ahram Online

Egypt’s political opposition boycotted a debate on the draft constitution on Friday, one day before the second phase of the national charter’s referendum. The session, however, was held as planned.

The debate, designed to give opposition the chance to voice their reservations over the draft constitution, was held at the headquarters of the upper house of parliament (Shura Council).

Bosnia Urged To Put April Census on Hold

20 Dic 2012
Bosnia y Herzegovina
Fuente: 
Balkan Insight

The external body monitoring Bosnia's 2013 census has advised the authorities to postpone the headcount planned for April on the grounds that the country is insufficiently prepared.

Andy McGuffie, of the EU delegation to Bosnia, told Balkan Insight on Wednesday that the International Monitoring Operation, IMO, which oversaw this year's test census, does not believe Bosnia and Herzegovina is ready.

Hollande asume ante los argelinos la brutalidad de la colonización francesa

20 Dic 2012
Argelia
Fuente: 
El País

El presidente francés, François Hollande, ha reconocido hoy, en el segundo y último día de su primera visita oficial a Argelia, el "sufrimiento" que infligió al pueblo argelino la colonización francesa. "Durante 132 años", subrayó Hollande hablando ante las dos Cámaras del país magrebí, "Argelia fue sometida a un sistema profundamente injusto y brutal".

Elections législatives et municipales?: Un coup de balaie général pour 2014

20 Dic 2012
Mauritania
Fuente: 
C.R.I.DE.M.

Contrairement aux informations distillées il y a quelques jours par des sources de presse selon lesquelles la Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI) va fixer dans les 48 heures, une date pour la tenue d’élections législatives et municipales, les faits semblent prouver le contraire.

Selon d’autres indications, ces scrutins, qui souffrent déjà d’un retard de plus d’un an par rapport à leur délai constitutionnel, ne pourront pas avoir lieu en 2013. Certains analystes tablent pour des élections générales en 2014.

Morsy to receive nominees for Shura Council on Friday

20 Dic 2012
Egipto
Fuente: 
Egipt Independent

The National Dialogue Committee (NDC) has completed its final list of nominations for the Shura Council and plans to present it to President Mohamed Morsy on Friday.

The NDC was formed by the president in an attempt to appease political forces who oppose the draft constitution, and to bridge differences across the parties in the future of the political process.

Draft law seeks to expel military members for political involvement

20 Dic 2012
Turquía
Fuente: 
Today's Zaman
The draft of a law on the disciplinary rules of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) makes involvement by members of the military in political or ideologically motivated activities grounds for their expulsion from the military, the Yeni Şafak daily reported on Thursday.
 
According to the bill, which has been submitted to the Parliament Speaker's Office, military members who are involved in political or ideologically motivated activities will be expelled from the military.

Two new election tickets emerge ahead of official candidacy period

20 Dic 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
The Jordan Times

Two new political groups announced their nominees for the national ticket on Thursday, two days ahead of the start of the official period to file candidacy applications for the January 23 parliamentary polls.

The “Nation List”, which will be a nucleus of a new political party, announced on Thursday its 27 candidates on the national level, headed by former deputy Lower House speaker Atef Tarawneh.

The new group is expected to announce its full programme next week, according to Tarawneh.

Abu Olbeh to lead joint leftist-nationalist election ticket

19 Dic 2012
Jordania
Fuente: 
The Jordan Times

Leftists and pan-Arab parties agreed to run for the January 23 parliamentary elections under one national list, a leftist leader said on Wednesday. 

“We will form the necessary coalitions with candidates at the national level, particularly those who adopt programmes similar to ours, but we will not have our own candidates to run in the local districts,” Abla Abu Olbeh, secretary general of the Jordanian Democratic People’s Party (Hashed), said.

Existing laws blamed for driving political deals

18 Dic 2012
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

Several observers have blamed existing legislation for encouraging political parties to rely on business tycoons to support their operational costs, saying such practices often lead to political transactions.

According to the Clean Indonesia Movement (GIB) chairman Adhie Massardi, several existing regulations had driven political parties to dishonestly exercise all possible means to solicit financial aid.

Abbas se reúne este martes con Rajoy para agradecer el apoyo a Palestina en la Asamblea de la ONU

18 Dic 2012
Palestina
Fuente: 
Europapress

El presidente palestino, Mahmud Abbas, viajará este martes a Madrid para entrevistarse con el presidente del Gobierno, Mariano Rajoy, y agradecerle personalmente el apoyo de España a Palestina en la reciente votación en la Asamblea General de la ONU en la que recibió estatus de Estado observador no miembro, han informado a Europa Press fuentes diplomáticas palestinas.

Ahmadinejad cancels trip to Turkey

17 Dic 2012
Irán
Fuente: 
Mehr News
The head of Iran Presidency international affairs office reported of the cancellation of the president’s trip to Turkey due to preoccupations in job.

Mohammad Reza Forghani, head of Iran Presidency international affairs office told news of the president’s revocation of his plan to travel to Turkey.

Forghani counted the revocation due to engagement.

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