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Turkish politics turn in favor of AK party

The Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government has gone to great lengths to manage the economy and the fight against the pandemic while responding to harsh criticism from opposition parties. Relying on the support of a large electorate, the party is critically reassessing its policies and rhetoric by reconsidering …

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How corruption ruined Lebanon – The New York Times

Diab’s plan also included a forensic audit of the central bank, the Banque du Liban, which is responsible in particular for safeguarding the country’s monetary and economic stability. Riad Salameh, who has been the bank’s governor since 1993, is recognized worldwide, especially for his so-called financial engineering. It basically worked …

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Explained: How political parties are registered in India

Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh announced on Wednesday that he would form his own political party in Punjab ahead of the state assembly elections. He said his party’s name and symbol will not be announced until after the election commission’s approval. The captain said his lawyers were …

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MALCOLM: The Uninspiring Similarity of Canadian Political Parties

Breadcrumb Links Chroniclers Author of the article: Candice Malcolm From left to right, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet and Green Party Leader Annamie Paul. Post-media files Content of the article The most striking feature of the recent federal …

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Voice For Choice urges political parties to ‘stop burying their heads in the sand’ after criticism of free contraception

The Catholic Life Network Pro-Life Foundation was arrested this morning for criticizing a proposal for free contraception as part of the PN’s sexual health strategy, as their allegations were called “unscientific and harmful” by the Malta Women Lobby. Today, the Voice for Choice coalition, made up of 11 member NGOs …

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Following the funds: already most expensive Virginia governor’s race in history, Dominion asks for money after political donation

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The 2021 race for the governor’s mansion is already the most expensive in Virginia history – and spending by candidates and political groups is only expected to increase until election day. To date, the seven candidates vying for one of three statewide positions – governor, lieutenant …

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Aspinwall voters will choose between 2 mayoral candidates

Aspinwall voters will see two familiar faces in the Borough’s mayoral race. David Brown, current Aspinwall board member, is the Democratic candidate. He seeks to overthrow the outgoing mayor, Republican Joe Noro. Here are their answers to the questions posed by the Tribune-Review: David C. Brown Political party: Democrat Age: …

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Zimbabwe: People with disabilities demand mandatory disability policy for political parties

People with Disabilities (PWD) called for mandatory disability policies for all political parties to achieve inclusive participation in the campaign for positions of influence. People with disabilities argue that there are no policy guidelines that take their particular needs into account across the political spectrum. Addressing a disability group meeting …

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The sleepy races of the school boards are waking up

The Blue Valley School District in Johnson County, Kansas has some of the best public high schools in the state. Typically, school board candidates sail to unopposed victory, while the turnout is a meager single-digit percentage of all eligible voters. “Very sleepy, very calm,” said Andrew Van Der Laan, who …

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OU political organizations prepare for next elections

Various political groups at Ohio University are planning events to promote their respective candidates and policies with election season quickly approaching. The OR College Democrats, or OUCD, are unable to schedule events on behalf of candidates. However, it is hosting a municipal event at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19, said …

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Lawyers argue over Trump in Giuliani partner’s trial

“I think we are going to have to question the jurors individually,” said Joseph Bondy, Parnas’ lawyer. However, Assistant U.S. Attorney Hagan Scotten said the jurors’ political opinions were largely irrelevant, as long as those selected say they could decide the case on the evidence and not the roles of …

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In the dark world of political party donations

The Conservative Party is facing calls to return hundreds of thousands of pounds in political donations after major Tory donors were allegedly linked to corruption in a massive financial documents leak. Following revelations in the so-called Pandora Papers, Boris Johnson and his senior officials face difficult questions about how party …

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Political party: People’s Congress – SABC News

The People’s Congress (COPE) – a breakaway group from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) – was officially launched in December 2008 in the Free State. The radical change came when the recall of former President Thabo Mbeki prompted senior ANC leaders to step down in protest and call for …

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Identity theft will not work in Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) warned political parties participating in the Nov. 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra state to bury any plans for identity theft during the ballot. INEC spokesman Festus Okoye issued the warning during a one-day forum hosted by the Commission’s Press Service in Abuja on Wednesday. …

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Tunisia: the Coordination of Political Parties calls on President Saied to return to the democratic process in accordance with the Constitution

The Democratic Current (Attayar), Ettakatol, Afek Tounes and Al Joumhouri who present themselves as a coordination for the defense of democracy called during a press conference the President of the Republic to reconsider the democratic process and to initiate reforms within the mechanisms of the 2014 Constitution. The secretary general …

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Anti-vax political party wins Austrian parliament seat

An Austrian political party founded just a few months ago to oppose Covid-19 restrictions has unexpectedly won a seat in the national parliament. An Austrian political party created in February to oppose restrictions on coronaviruses won a seat in the country’s parliament, preliminary results show. MFG – Menschen-Freiheit-Grundrechte, or People-Freedom-Fundamental …

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Adhere to polling code, parties said

Representatives of political parties were invited to follow the model code of conduct in place for the ballot of local bodies in the territory of the Union. A meeting called by the district electoral office on Friday urged political parties to follow instructions given by the State Election Commission for …

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New political party to support Sara

WATCH OF SUPPORT Members of the Partido Pilipino sa Pagbabago (PPP) set up a tarpaulin calling on the mayor of the city of Davao, Sara Duterte-Carpio, to stand for the presidential elections of 2022. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED DAVAO CITY: A newly organized political party, based in southeast Mindanao, is expected to …

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Zimbabwe: another political party is launched

As the 2023 elections approach, new political parties continue to pour in. On Tuesday, another political party was launched in Harare and immediately pledged to repair the battered economy and bring Zimbabwe to economic glory. The party, succinctly named Divine Alliance for the Vitalization of Inspired Development (DAVID), led by …

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Image edited to mock Indian political opposition party

Copyright AFP 2017-2021. All rights reserved. Several accounts on Facebook shared an image of members of the opposition Indian National Congress party sitting in front of a banner saying: “Chor [thief] group reunion. ”However, the image has been edited – the original photo is from 2019 and the banner does …

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Here’s what major federal parties promise seniors

When Albert Smith, 68, goes to the grocery store to buy vegetables, it is directly in the frozen section. “We can’t have fresh produce, it’s too expensive,” he said. The Saskatchewan man said his rent and bills were paid monthly with help from Old Age Security, but little was left …

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The rhetoric of Trump supporters is dangerous

Decades of living, studying, and writing about the Middle East have taught me that whenever a political faction becomes obsessed with rhetoric and violent fantasies, brutal acts are not far behind. And while there has always been a tension of activism on the right and left fringes of the United …

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Civil society launches watchdog body to monitor p …

The Law on the Financing of Political Parties prohibits donations to parties from foreign governments or agencies, foreign persons or entities, state bodies or public enterprises. (Photo: Adobestock) On Tuesday, a coalition of civil society organizations launched a watchdog body to monitor compliance and implementation of the Political Party Funding …

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What has changed in Turkey’s domestic politics?

Turkey’s extremely dynamic domestic policy stems from the turbulent fall of its predecessor, the Ottoman Empire. Turkish historian Ilber Ortaylı described the 19th century as the longest century of the Ottoman Empire. Even though the fall of the Ottomans was a multidimensional issue, the state bureaucrats were fully aware of …

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New York lawmakers brace for upcoming redistribution

New York lawmakers are bracing for the 10-year redistribution process that could shift the state’s political landscape and change the way voters and regions are represented in the halls of power in Albany and Washington. Later today, the first of eight regional hearings will be held on the redistribution process, …

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