Tags » Parliamentary Elections

Lebanon's New Presidential Favorite?

Other than the fact that we still don’t have a president and that the parliamentary elections are in a month, Lebanon had two very busy weeks. 1,728 more words

Politics

New post for presidential-power.com: Latvia – General election results confirm ruling coalition’s mandate

On 5 October 2014, Latvia held parliamentary elections. Following the snap elections of 2011, the elections now followed a shortened legislative term of three years (while the legislative term generally lasts four years, the constitution prescribes regular general elections in four-year intervals) and brought two new parties into parliament. 27 more words

Presidential-power.com

Sikh24.com - Two Sikhs Elected to New Zealand Parliament

Wellington, New Zealand, 25 September 2014. Two Sikh-Kiwis have been elected to New Zealand’s parliament in the just-concluded general elections.

Kanwaljeet Singh Bakshi and Dr Parmjeet Kaur Parmar have successfully made it to the 121-member parliament. 151 more words

News

Four Months Of Vacuum

Four months is nothing. It took the Lebanese parliament 13 months to elect Rene Mouawad in 1989, and 7 months to elect Michel Sleiman in 2008. 847 more words

Politics

Are We Heading To Parliamentary Elections?

In the last ten days, the Lebanese media was mainly preoccupied by two stories.

Here’s the first one, published by the pro-M8 newspaper Al-Akhbar: 1,780 more words

Politics

#Ukraine: “Azov” – What’s the problem? #ParliamentaryElections

by Halya Coynash.

It had seemed hard to imagine a better gift for Russian propaganda than a Ukrainian volunteer battalion formed by men with pronounced neo-Nazi views and a penchant for flaunting the wolf’s hook and other such symbols. 874 more words

Postaday

Three Months Of Vacuum

It has been a tough month for the March 8 Alliance. In the last week of July, the Maronite Patriarch launched four consecutive maneuvers against Michel Aoun and his party, taking stances even bolder than his anti-M8 predecessor Sfeir. 1,366 more words

Politics