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Six Months Of Vacuum

It’s already been six months since Michel Sleiman left office. And this month has been the most active one so far: The parliament approved its 2 years and seven months extension, the Future Movement hinted at the possibility of a presidential breakthrough, Aoun responded with an innovative counter-attack, and most importantly, there are renewed talks about the electoral law. 1,258 more words


On Independence And Constitutions

Independent Lebanon is 71 years old today. But then again, if you think of it, we’re barely 7 years old: During the first two years we were still technically under the occupation of the French army. 1,680 more words


Ukraine's Ensconced Corruption

Since taking the helm back on February 22, after Yanukovych fled Kyiv, the government that has been headed by PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk and interim President (and Rada Speaker) Oleksandr Turchnyov have had an overwhelming number of issues to deal with. 1,247 more words


David Marples

After almost six months in power, Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko appears to have strenghtened his position following the victory of pro-Western parties in the October 25 parliamentary elections. 1,756 more words

Eastern Ukraine

Five Months Of Vacuum (And Another Parliamentary Extension)

We are officially not heading to parliamentary elections.The parliament approved today a second extension to its term for two years and seven month (31 months). That’s 943 days. 1,796 more words


Experiencing Tunisia's First Parliamentary Elections [in its Capital's Suburbs]

October 26 was a huge day for Tunisia in national, historical and regional terms: this was the day of the North African country’s first truly democratic elections, its society finally reaping the fruits of the national uprisings it unleashed three years ago. 719 more words

Current Events

#Ukraine: President’s address on the eve of the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of October 26

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko poses for a photograph prior to recording a televised address to the nation on the eve of parliamentary elections in Kyiv, Oct. 742 more words