German police clash with far-right outside refugee centre

New clashes erupted in east Germany Saturday between police and far-right activists protesting the opening of a new centre for refugees, German news agency DPA said, a day after similar standoffs left dozens wounded.

Several hurt in riot over refugees in eastern German town

 German police sprayed tear gas on several hundred demonstrators throwing bottles and stones at busloads of asylum seekers arriving at an eastern German town in the early hours of Saturday in scuffles which left several people hurt, media reported.

Egypt begins demolishing Mubarak party HQ

Egypt on Sunday began tearing down the headquarters of the once-dominant party of ex-president Hosni Mubarak that was torched during the 2011 uprising that toppled him.

Suriname president`s party protests election results

Suriname`s ruling party National Democratic Party (NDP), led by president Desi Bouterse, has disputed results in several districts of the capital, which now will be recounted Sunday, authorities said.

Suriname elects strongman`s party: partial results

Suriname has elected the party of strongman president Desi Bouterse, according to partial results early Tuesday from its general election.

Suriname president looks to consolidate power in vote

 Desi Bouterse, the colorful dictator-turned-president who has ruled Suriname on and off since 1980, is looking to consolidate power when the small South American country holds general elections on Monday.

Hosni Mubarak`s party leaders can run for elections in Egypt

An Egyptian appeals court ruled on Monday that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections.

Egypt sentences 11 people to up to 88 years

An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 alleged supporters of the country`s ousted Islamist president to up to 88 years in prison on charges that include violating a protest law and assaulting police.

`Egypt`s Housing Minister to form new government`

Egypt`s outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab told state-run Al-Ahram newspaper on Tuesday that he had been asked to form a new government, Al-Ahram reported on its website.

Egypt`s opposition reaches out to Mubarak`s party

Egypt`s largest opposition grouping is reaching out to members of Hosni Mubarak`s ruling party as it gears up for a protest campaign against the President.

Egypt dissolves Mubarak`s former ruling party

It came only days after ousted Mubarak and his sons were put under detention.

Egypt widens crackdown on Mubarak`s former top aides

Egyptian authorities have detained Safwat
Al-Sherif, the former Secretary General of the country`s
largest National Democratic Party, in signs that the noose may
be tightening against ousted President Hosni Mubarak.