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April 6, 2018
This is the reason why the gas and electricity supply has become an integral part of political parties' election manifestos. ... electricity transmission line, an expanded Lapis Lazuli Corridor, and Five Nations Railway Corridor among China, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan (to name only a few).
April 5, 2018
Rahmon has followed the example of many Central Asian leaders by using security threats as a pretext to eliminate legitimate political parties, but ultimately it is economic rapprochement with Uzbekistan that he believes will provide his regime with the protection it needs. Rahmon can now use new revenueÃâÃÂ ...
CSS Resources (blog)
April 3, 2018
This edition analyses the results of Russia's 18 March 2018 presidential election, which extended President Putin's term in office up to 2024. More specifically, Margarita Zavadskaya examines the reasons for holding the vote when no one doubted who would win, pointing out how this relates to growingÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
Kyrgyzstan's former president, Almazbek Atambayev, has made a characteristically pugnacious return to the political bull-ring following his unchallenged coronation ... This is an unusual moment for Kyrgyz politics. ... He also said that neither he nor his brother have any plans to form a new political party.
Pro Bono Australia
March 28, 2018
Australia is currently among a third of countries internationally that do not ban foreign donations to political parties. The US .... “Russia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Israel, and now Hungary have all passed foreign agents bills, all citing the US example and some adopting direct translations of FARA,” Crosbie said.
Times of Central Asia
March 28, 2018
Earlier this month, Ghani offered to allow the Taliban to establish itself as a political party and said he would work to remove sanctions on the militant group, ... The declaration was adopted by Afghanistan, China, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 27, 2018
... other political party candidates. The National Peoples Ambassadors (NPA), the United Democratic Movement (UDM) and another independent candidate will join other party party candidates and go head-to-head at Jozini Municipality's ward 2. A total of 15 candidates from seven political parties and twoÃâÃÂ ...
March 25, 2018
The plan includes recognition of the Taliban as a political party, allowing the group to open an office in Kabul, removing the names of Taliban leaders from ... France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, India, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
March 18, 2018
... political parties and organizations expressed confidence that under Xi's leadership, China will achieve greater prosperity and make more contributions to world peace and development. The following is an edited version of some of the messages. Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said Xi's electionÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
In Kyrgyzstan, they are going to hold a kurultai (a civil congress) "in support of the current president" Sooronbay Jeenbekov. ... Kyrgyz politician Ravshan Dzheenbekov believes that, despite the fact that the kurultai is aimed at supporting the president, the issues to be considered are "absolutely oppositionalÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
In a warm and open offer for peace to a longtime adversary, Afghan president on Wednesday called on the Taliban to shun violence and become a political party. Ashraf Mohammad Ghani outlined his government's comprehensive peace strategy towards the Taliban at the Kabul Process internationalÃâÃÂ ...
October 11, 2017
People wait for a bus in front of election campaign posters at a bus stop in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek. The country goes to the polls to ... He was nominated by Kyrgyzstan's leading political party, the Social Democrats (SDPK), who control 38 seats in the 120-seat parliament. He is closely associated withÃâÃÂ ...
September 13, 2017
At the start of August, the leaders of three political parties in Kyrgyzstan announced they were joining forces and putting forward a single candidate for the October ... But just one month later, their coalition grouping, which they called Kaira Zharaluu, Kyrgyz for Revival, has not only failed to agree on a singleÃâÃÂ ...
June 17, 2017
Current Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev is prohibited by the constitution from seeking another term and, unlike leaders in some of the ... In Kyrgyzstan's 2000 parliamentary elections, for example, several political parties were banned from participating just three months before election day. IndividualÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Most of the candidates are from the three registered political parties -- the Democratic Party of Turkmenistan (DPT, formerly the Communist Party); the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, founded in 2012; and, making its first appearance in parliamentary elections, the Agrarian Party, founded in 2014ÃâÃÂ ...
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