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Sisi loyalists sweep list seats in Egypt's election

CAIRO (Reuters) - An electoral alliance loyal to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has picked up all 60 list seats up for grabs in the second and final round of a parliamentary election marred by low participation, official preliminary results showed on Wednesday.

ISIS Sinai Affiliate Claims Bombing In Egyptian Hotel

CAIRO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Islamic State's Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least seven people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying. A militant...Show More Summary

IS claims hotel attack that killed 7 in Egypt’s Sinai

Islamic State’s Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least seven people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying. A militant tried to drive a car bomb into the hotel in the provincial capital al-Arish before security forces opened fire, causing the car […]

Turkey Raising Black Flag of ISIL by Shooting Down Russian Plane

French international relations expert Jean-Vincent Brisset and parliamentary deputy Gilbert Collard told Sputnik that the downing of the Russian warplane while fighting ISIL terrorists is an indicator about the priorities of the Turkish government, which has shown little support for fighting terrorism in neighboring Syria.

Turkish President Erdogan approves new cabinet after election

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan approved on Tuesday a new cabinet led by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu following the Nov. 1 parliamentary election where the AK Party regained the single-party rule it had lost in a June 7 vote.

Egypt's remaining Islamist party cries foul as it flops in election

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Nour Party, the only Islamist group to escape a crackdown on dissent after the Muslim Brotherhood's overthrow two years ago, is now blaming state tactics for its dismal performance in parliamentary election...

Venezuela opposition says shots fired at election campaign caravan

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday shots were fired at one of its candidates' campaign caravan in a poor neighborhood of Caracas amid rising national tensions over next month's parliamentary election.

Second Stage of Egypt Parliamentary Elections Underway

The second stage of parliamentary elections is currently underway in Egypt, local media reported Sunday.

UK PM David Cameron Winning Parliamentary Support for Airtrikes on ISIL

As the world continues to reel from the latest terrorist attacks, the UK Parliament is close to approving airstrikes which would target ISIL in Syria; step-by-step, Prime Minister David Cameron seems to be gaining support in the Commons to launch strikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in the nearest future.

Egyptians vote in second round of parliament poll critics say undermined

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians vote on Sunday in the second phase of parliamentary elections which have so far attracted just a quarter of the electorate in a process critics say has been undermined by widespread repression.

If the parliamentary Tory party had followed the polling in 1990 John Major would not have become PM

  Ten days before he became Tory leader, only 5% of voters preferred John Major as Tory leader. Via @majorsrise — TSE (@TSEofPB) November 22, 2015 Often winning the Tory leadership is about who you aren’t not about who you are. Twenty-five years ago today Lady Thatcher announced her decision to resign as Prime […]

The Political Aftermath of Financial Crises: Going to Extremes

Lambert here: The focus is on European parliamentary systems. Is America different? Exceptional? By Manuel Funke, Doctoral Candidate in Economics and Social Science at the Graduate School of North American Studies, John F. Kennedy Institute...Show More Summary

Cameron Vows to Press for Parliamentary Support of UK Airstrikes in Syria

Cameron has promised to push for more government support for UK airstrikes against ISIL radicals to be extended from Iraq to Syria.

Tsipras in Trouble as Greek Parliament Narrowly Passes Bailout Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had his parliamentary majority reduced to just three, after two lawmakers were expelled, in a crucial vote on major reforms in a bid to secure a further tranche of its bailout funding.

Portugal's ousted PM says Socialist government proposal unstable

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's caretaker premier told the president on Friday that the Socialists, who ousted him last week, must come up with a more viable proposal than a minority government with unreliable parliamentary support from the far left.

Russia Must Boost Security at Major Events, Transport – Parliamentary Draft

The Russian parliament is urging stronger security at major public events and in public transport in view of the increasing global terrorist threat.

Lebanon forms 10-member parliamentary panel to draft new electoral law

A parliamentary committee was formed on  Wednesday to draft  a new electoral law, as part of the political settlement that had led to holding a legislative session on Thursday and Friday after around a one-year interruption. “The panel is comprised of 10 members and it can convene with the presence of only six members,” Deputy Speaker Farid Makari […]

Soldier Settlers in rural Australia after WW1

In the hope that WW1 would eventually end, the Federal Parliamentary War Committee devised a plan to settle demobilised servicemen on the land in late 1915. The Australia states and territories had already federated on 1/1/1901 so it...Show More Summary

The End of Turkey's Experiment With Democracy

A broad consensus is emerging among observers that the process and outcome of Turkey's parliamentary elections on November 1 accurately reflected voter preferences. At least, that is the message that we are being given by individual election monitors at ballot boxes and independent monitoring bodies such as Oy ve Otesi (Vote and Beyond). Show More Summary

Jeremy Corbyn given a tough ride from Labour MPs over Syria and shoot to kill

Jeremy Corbyn addressed the Parliamentary Labour Party this evening and it appears to have been a difficult meeting — depending… The post Jeremy Corbyn given a tough ride from Labour MPs over Syria and shoot to kill appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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