Showing posts with label Abstention. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Abstention. Show all posts

Monday, May 21, 2018

Maduro wins Venezuelan election branded ‘illegitimate & undemocratic’ by US and opposition

Nicolas Maduro
Nicolas Maduro has been declared the winner of Sunday’s presidential election, which saw a 46.1 percent turnout, according to Venezuela’s electoral council, after the opposition branded the vote a fraud and called for a boycott.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Iraqi VP's coalition calls for re-vote over low turnout, irregularities

Iraqi VP's coalition calls for re-vote
An Iraqi political coalition, led by Vice President Ayad Allawi, on Sunday called for a re-vote of the May 12 parliamentary election due to low turnout of Iraqi voters and irregularities.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Obama, Merkel rebuke Trump proposals, potential 'meaner' world

Hours after issuing a joint rebuke of President-elect Donald Trump's controversial populist message, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to the press Thursday, with Obama cautioning of a "meaner, harsher, more troubled world" to come.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Les députés espagnols votent la confiance à Mariano Rajoy

Les députés espagnols ont voté samedi soir la confiance à Mariano Rajoy, chef de file du Parti populaire (droite), qui va pouvoir ainsi demeurer chef du gouvernement.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

17 senior Socialists resign from executive committee to oppose party leader

A group of Spanish Socialist Party leaders submitted their resignations from the party's executive committee on Wednesday in a bid to oust the current secretary general.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

EU states agree relocation of 120,000 refugees 'by large majority' (Officials)

EU interior ministers on Tuesday approved by a "large majority" a plan to relocate 120,000 refugees around the bloc but only after overriding fierce opposition from central and eastern European countries.

Monday, September 21, 2015

US May Abstain From UN Cuba Trade Embargo Vote

The United States is reportedly considering abstaining from a potential U.N. General Assembly vote calling for an end to its long-standing trade embargo against Cuba.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

U.N. imposes arms embargo against Houthis

The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution imposing an arms embargo against Yemen’s Houthi militias and blacklisting the country’s deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...