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Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...Associated Press there will be no presidential vote before Assad's latest term ends in 2021. He added that parliamentary elections are an internal Syrian affair and that it was still too early to hold them.His comments came a day after Russia...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/syrians-express-opposition-r
Nation and World
Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...Associated Press there will be no presidential vote before Assad's latest term ends in 2021. He added that parliamentary elections are an internal Syrian affair and that it was still too early to hold them.Assad was elected for a third seven-year...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/push-end-syria-war-seen-most
Nation and World
Voters' apathy influences Egypt's legislative election

...ultraconservative Salafi party, which supported the ouster of its one-time ally Morsi, also fared well in the last parliamentary election. It is running in this election."I came to vote because it is my duty. If not enough people show up to vote...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-19/voters-apathy-influences-egy
Nation and World
Russian opposition protest draws thousands

...anti-Putin protests drew as many as 100,000 people in the winter of 2011-2012. The protests were set off by parliamentary elections won by the Kremlin party through what independent observers said was widespread fraud and by Putin's decision...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-21/russian-opposition-protest-d
Nation and World
Poles eager to oust pro-market party

...by this clash of views, Szydlo's populist party has tapped into frustration to become the front-runner in parliamentary elections on Sunday."This should be a place of production," Szydlo said as cameras took in a wide view of the desolate...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-21/poles-eager-oust-pro-market-
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: To boost voter turnout, Juneau should look to online elections

...2005, the small European nation of Latvia has allowed its population to cast ballots online. In its March 2015 parliamentary elections, 64.2 percent of registered voters (almost 890,000 people) participated. More than 176,000 of those...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-08/empire-editorial-boost-voter-turnout-
Opinion
Left-wing Syriza wins Greek vote

...country became dependent on international bailouts five years ago. The country has seen six governments and four parliamentary elections since 2009."We will place our people's just cause at the forefront faced with asymmetrical powers and enemies...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-21/left-wing-syriza-wins-greek-
Nation and World
In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity, response

...welcoming refugees, and the far-right National Democratic Party won only 1.5 percent of the vote in the latest parliamentary elections."It's a very sensitive issue, and here in Germany we're trying not to politicize it," said Astrid Ziebarth...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-07/eu-and-us-virulent-immigrati
Nation and World
Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...if any, takes place in an almost unanimously compliant media or behind closed doors. El-Sissi has promised parliamentary elections before the end of this year, and currently enjoys a media-driven wave of support.The Cabinet approved the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/egypt-president-approves-sweeping-ant
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...Erdogan of escalating the tensions to undermine the main Kurdish political party after its election success in June parliamentary elections. They say Erdogan is hoping to tarnish the Kurdish party, widely considered to be the political arm of the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04
Not For Web

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