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Egypt passes presidential election law

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 22:51

Egypt`s interim president issued anticipated decree that governs upcoming presidential election, clearing the way for the vote that many expect the country`s military chief to take part in and win.

Afghan legislators approve new election law

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 20:14

Afghan legislators today approved a law to govern next year`s presidential and provincial council elections, a key step toward conducting the polls.

Obama slams Supreme Court voting decision

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 23:43

US President Barack Obama said he was "deeply disappointed" by a Supreme Court decision to strike down a key section of an election law designed to guard against racial discrimination.

Egypt court rules against religious slogans

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 23:15

Egypt`s Supreme Constitutional Court has ruled against parts of an election law approved by the Islamist-led legislature that had lifted a long-standing ban on the use of religious slogans during campaigning.

Kuwait court rejects challenge over election law

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 16:22

A Kuwait court has rejected a government challenge to the Gulf nation`s election law in an apparent boost for opposition groups led by Islamists.

Merkel`s election law reform declared unconstitutional

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 09:40

Germany`s top court has ruled changes in the current election law, introduced last year by Chancellor Angela Merkel`s coalition, as unconstitutional.

Libyan parties reject draft election law

Last Updated: Sunday, January 15, 2012, 21:58

The draft law, published by the NTC on January 2, will set the rules of a vote for the national assembly in June.

Jordan PM promises election law this year

Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011, 10:34

Marouf al-Bakhit needs time for a public dialogue about new legislation.

Myanmar provides details of first election law

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 12:40

Myanmar`s ruling junta will appoint the commission that will have final say over the country`s first elections in two decades.

US cautiously backs Karzai on new election law

Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 12:19

US officials voiced support for Afghan President Hamid Karzai`s move to take control of an election watchdog in an apparent break with key allies fighting in the war-torn country.

Iraq`s Sunni VP rejects parts of election law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 16:16

Iraq`s Sunni Arab Vice President on Wednesday vetoed part of a key election law, throwing national polls slated for January and a planned US troop drawdown into question.

Iraqi Parliament passes key election law

Last Updated: Monday, November 09, 2009, 00:26

Iraqi MPs on Sunday approved a law to govern the country`s general election due in early 2010, paving the way to agree a date for the vote, said the Parliament`s Vice President.