Tag: Parliamentary elections

Germany’s Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only...
Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Tehran on Saturday, where he is was expected to discuss the fate of detained...
Alliance of communist parties leading poll results in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal — An alliance of two major communist parties is leading parliamentary election results in Nepal and could be forming the next government...
Hungary’s Jobbik party says fine may keep it out of election

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A huge fine from state auditors threatens the ability of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party to participate in an April parliamentary election,...
Brexit deal a much-needed win for UK’s embattled Theresa May

LONDON — Few people will be more relieved at Friday's long-sought U.K.-EU deal on Brexit than British Prime Minister Theresa May. ...
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JERUSALEM — A lawmaker from Israel's governing Likud party has been charged with assault for allegedly attacking the mayor of his hometown in 2014,...
4 Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins

MADRID — Political parties in Catalonia, including candidates either in jail or out of the country to avoid arrest, started campaigning at midnight Monday...
Rising German nationalist party elects leaders amid protests

BERLIN — Members of a rising nationalist party in Germany elected their leadership Saturday at a convention in the city of Hannover that was...
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CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's government tightened its tenuous grip on power with the former deputy prime minister's re-election to Parliament on Saturday, five weeks...
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TIRANA, Albania — The Tirana prosecutor's office says it has started an investigation into money that Albania's main opposition center-right Democratic Party has used...

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