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Israel Officially Launches Parliamentary Election Campaign Ads on TV, Radio

Israeli election broadcasts officially kicked off Tuesday on TV and radio, with just two weeks ahead of an early vote for the 20th parliament (Knesset), scheduled.

'Cash for Access': It's Time for Radical Reform

The latest ‘Cash for Access Scandal' to hit British politics makes the case for radical reform of the UK's current Parliamentary system an urgent priority.

There’s a Chance American Democracy Is Not Doomed

During the Obama era, a number of liberal writers, including this one, have grown fascinated with the prophecies of the late political scientist Juan Linz. Noting that presidential systems (as opposed to parliamentary ones) have a persistent tendency to collapse into coups, Linz argued that failures were endemic to their... More »

Egyptian court suspends parliamentary elections

Administrative Court delays voting, which was set to take place in phases beginning on March 22.

How Data Retention Makes Us All Suspects

Australia’s Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence & Security (PJCIS) last week endorsed the data retention bill, which means we’re all suspects now. More »      

That which you were never told about Greece, by Aléxis Tsípras

In this open letter, published by the German daily Handelsblatt, January 13, 2015, twelve days before the parliamentary elections that carried him to power, the leader of the Greek left explains his views on the debt crisis: the problem is the doctrine of the troika that pushes both the EU and Greece to the disaster.

140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of February 22, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Hill media fight over harassment policy, some say it could destroy Parliamentary Press Gallery Non-Competition Provision Results In Increased Notice Period By BC Court Conrad...Show More Summary

The contradictory language of metadata retention

Metadata – information about other information – is a focus of major debate in Australia, specifically whether the government’s mandatory retention of metadata is justified or not. On Friday February 27, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security tabled its report on reforms of Australia’s National Security Legislation. read more

Tajikistan’s Ruling Party Wins Parliamentary Polls With 65.2%

The People’s Democratic Party secured a landslide victory in the country's parliamentary elections.

Ban Ki-moon Commends Elections in Lesotho After 2014 Political Crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the peaceful conduct of the parliamentary elections after political instability in the country last year.

Estonia’s Ruling Reform Party Wins Parliamentary Election – Reports

Estonia’s center-right Reform Party headed by 35-year-old Prime Minister Taavi Roivas won the country’s parliamentary election, Estonian ETV TV reported Monday.

Europe’s economic crisis and parliamentary election in Greece-Basanta

Basanta A parliamentary election took place in a European country, Greece, on January 25, 2015. It was a mid-term poll taken place after about two and a half years of the previous election held in 2012. None of the parties that had contested election could secure majority in that election, nor could any party [...]

Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections

Egypt’s parliamentary elections, already behind schedule, face new delays after a court ruled Sunday that portions of the election law are unconstitutional.

Egypt court ruling opens way for possible poll delay

Cairo court says election-related law is unconstitutional, paving way for delaying long-awaited parliamentary elections.

Saturday Interview: Zaeba Hanif

Zaeba Hanif is a Labour activist from Stoke-on-Trent who stood last year in the contest to replace Joan Walley as the party's parliamentary candidate in the Stoke North constituency, where she made it through to the shortlist. An inveterate crisp muncher, you can peruse her website here and follow her on Twitter here. Show More Summary

BBC Will Have To Give Up Licence Fee, Say Lawmakers

“The BBC should reduce its output and the television licence fee should eventually be scrapped, a parliamentary committee has said after considering the role of the publicly funded broadcaster in the wake of a string of scandals and industry changes.”

German MPs set for vote on Greece

German lawmakers are expected to approve Greece’s hard-won bailout extension in a parliamentary vote today. ||| Berlin - German lawmakers are expected on Friday to approve Greece's hard-won bailout extension in a parliament vote despite scepticism, removing the last hurdle for keeping crucial international aid flowing to Athens. Show More Summary

Here's What The Parliamentary Report Into Data Retention Legislation Recommends

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has just released its report into the government’s controversial proposed data retention scheme, which is likely to pass through into legislation as Labor lends its support. Here’s what it has to say. More »      

Extremism on One Side Strengthens Extremism on the Other Side

I am a Shia Muslim who came back to his home country of Lebanon in 2004. I immediately embarked on my political career by launching the Lebanese Option Party (LOP). I twice ran unsuccessfully in parliamentary elections, together with...Show More Summary

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