Tag Archives: Party

Sweden's Moderates support falls after reaching out to anti-immigration party

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s Moderates lost support in two opinion polls on Thursday after the party last month called on the centre-right opposition to unite to bring down the minority coalition government with help from the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats. The Moderates, the second biggest party in parliament, fell to 18.5 percent in a Demoskop poll published by… Read More »

Nicaragua ruling party widens majority in Congress after vote

MANAGUA: Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega’s party strengthened its majority in the country’s Congress after his landslide re-election earlier this month, the country’s electoral authority said on Tuesday. Ortega, a former Marxist guerilla and the head of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party, won his third consecutive term in the election on Nov. 6, as… Read More »

Kosovo Islamic party leader charged with incitement

PRISTINA: Prosecutors in Kosovo have brought charges against the leader of the country’s only Islamic political party, accusing him of inciting viewers to resist state authority during a television broadcast two years ago. Charges were also filed against four imams in the predominantly secular Muslim state, where authorities are concerned about militant Islamist recruitment after… Read More »

Kremlin says allegations it hacked U.S. Democratic Party 'made-up horror stories'

MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Wednesday (Jul 27) dismissed allegations Russia had hacked Democratic Party emails as “horror stories” dreamt up by U.S. politicians, saying it never interfered in other countries’ election campaigns. “Moscow is at pains to avoid any words that could be interpreted as direct or indirect interference in the election process,” Kremlin spokesman… Read More »

Scandal rocks Democratic Party truce on eve of convention

PHILADELPHIA: US Democrats scrambled on Sunday (Jul 24) to contain damaging revelations of an insider effort to hobble Bernie Sanders’s White House campaign that threatened an uneasy truce on the eve of the party’s convention. Democrats converge on Monday on Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”, to elevate Hillary Clinton as the party’s nominee who… Read More »