Noticias

Senate chairman election: the numbers game

12 Mar 2021
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

All eyes are on the Senate today as the upper house gears up for the crucial election for the offices of chairman and deputy chairman.

Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani (PPP) and Maulana Abdul Gha­foor Haideri (JUI-F) have been fielded by the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) as its joint candidates for the posts of chairman and deputy chairman, respectively.

Palestine’s Fatah sacks senior member over election breakaway bid

11 Mar 2021
Palestina
Fuente: 
al Jazeera and News Agencies

Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party strips Nasser al-Qudwa of membership after he announced his own list of candidates in upcoming polls.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has expelled one of its senior officials over his attempt to field a separate list of candidates in a parliamentary election.

 

In a statement on Thursday, Fatah’s Central Committee said it had given Nasser al-Qudwa two days to reverse his decision and drop his breakaway challenge, but that he had failed to comply.

Fatah agrees to ally with other 5 factions to run in Palestinian elections: official

11 Mar 2021
Palestina
Fuente: 
Xinhua

RAMALLAH, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Fatah, a major faction in Palestine, has agreed to ally with other five factions to run in the upcoming general elections, according to a Fatah official on Sunday.

"Five factions have officially informed us that they are ready to ally with Fatah to contest in the elections in a unified list," Azzam al-Ahmad, a member of the Fatah Central Committee, told reporters in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Libya gets new unified government as corruption allegations swirl

10 Mar 2021
Libia
Fuente: 
The Guardian

Move follows almost a decade of division, with no stable government since fall of Gaddafi in 201.

Libya’s parliament has brushed aside allegations of corruption to endorse a new, unified government in which a woman was appointed as foreign minister for the first time.

Libya has been unable to form a stable unified government since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with divisions between the east and west of the country leading to fighting and institutionalised division.

G-B Assembly unanimously adopts joint-resolution for interim province status

09 Mar 2021
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Express Tribune

GILGIT:

The Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a joint resolution to make the region an interim constitutional province.

The resolution was jointly-tabled by G-B Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid Khan and opposition leader Amjad Hussain.

The text of the resolution read that the federal government, the prime minister and the state institutions should give G-B the status of an interim constitutional province and adequate representation in the National Assembly and other federal bodies.

PDM's Yousaf Raza Gilani defeats PTI's Hafeez Shaikh in major upset in Senate elections

03 Mar 2021
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Express Tribune

According to unofficial result, Gilani bags 169 votes while Shaikh receives 164 ballots; seven votes rejected.

QUETTA/ ISLAMABAD/ KARACHI/ LAHORE:

In a major upset in the Senate election, Yousaf Raza Gilani, the joint candidate of opposition parties, has been elected senator from Islamabad, by defeating Abdul Hafeez Shaikh of the ruling party, according to unofficial results.

Argelia: el presidente disuelve el Parlamento e indulta a decenas de activistas presos

19 Feb 2021
Argelia
Fuente: 
France 24h

Este 18 de febrero, el presidente de Argelia, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, anunció que reorganizará el Gobierno y que disuelve el Parlamento para llamar a elecciones anticipadas, con lo que allana el camino para cumplir algunas de las demandas del movimiento prodemocracia Hirak. Justamente, el mandatario ordenó también la liberación de entre 55 y 60 activistas de ese colectivo que estaban presos por manifestarse en contra del anterior gobernante Abdelaziz Bouteflika. 

2.57 mln voters registered for upcoming Palestinian general elections

16 Feb 2021
Palestina
Fuente: 
Xinhua

RAMALLAH, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Palestinian Central Elections Commission (PCEC) announced on Tuesday that 2.57 million voters have already been registered for the upcoming general elections in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

The PCEC said in a statement sent to Xinhua that the registration of voters in the Palestinian territories is scheduled to end at midnight on Tuesday.

The Palestinian citizens in East Jerusalem, who hold Israeli identity cards, will participate in the general elections without being registered in the PCEC's voter registry, it noted.

Kherrata entame la célébration du 2e anniversaire du Hirak

15 Feb 2021
Argelia
Fuente: 
TSA

La ville de Kherrata a entamé ce lundi la célébration du deuxième anniversaire de la première grande marche contre le 5e mandat du président Abdelaziz Bouteflika. C’était le samedi 16 février 2019. Moins d’une semaine plus tard, le vendredi 22 février 2019, les Algériens sont sortis en masse à Alger, pour lancer la grande révolution populaire, qui a ébranlé le régime de Bouteflika, et fait échouer le 5e mandat de l’ex-chef de l’État.

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