Showing posts with label Constitution. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Constitution. Show all posts

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Cuba to recognise private property under new constitution

Cuba to recognise private property
Cuba will officially recognise private property for the first time under a new constitution that features a number of far-reaching changes, state media say.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Thousands Rally in Barcelona against Catalonia's Secession

Thousands Rally in Barcelona
Thousands of people were rallying Sunday in downtown Barcelona to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from the rest of Spain.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Poll: Nearly one third of Bavarians favor independence from Germany

32 percent of Bavarians supports independence
Almost one in three people in southern German state of Bavaria favor independence from Germany, German media reported on Monday, citing a newly-released survey.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

EU Parliament Urges Suspension of Turkish Accession Talks

The European Parliament on Thursday asked for Turkey's European Union accession talks to be suspended if Ankara implements a constitutional overhaul, backed by a referendum in April, which expands the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Euro MPs urge scrapping Turkey accession talks over Erdogan's sweeping powers

The European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs have adopted a resolution urging Brussels to formally suspend EU accession talks with Turkey, if a constitutional change granting President Erdogan sweeping powers goes ahead.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Catalonia sets date for landmark vote on independence from Spain

The autonomous region of Catalonia will have the decisive referendum on secession from Spain on October 1, the regional government announced on Friday. The move comes after a months-long standoff with Madrid, which decries the vote as illegal.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Russia: Moscow never proposed Kurdish autonomy in Syrian constitution draft

Russia did not offer to enshrine Kurdish autonomy in the new draft Syrian сonstitution, which was presented at the Astana talks, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, told a press briefing on Friday.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Italian PM announces resignation after defeat in constitutional referendum

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on early Monday announced resignation, as exit polls suggested a large defeat in the referendum on cabinet-backed constitutional reform which was held on Sunday.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Victory in constitutional referendum to stabilize Italy: FM

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Tuesday said a victory of the "Yes" side in the upcoming constitutional referendum would further accelerate the reform path and help stabilize the country.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Ban Ki-moon urges Turkish authorities to respect constitutional order, human rights amid state of emergency

Following the declaration of a three-month state of emergency in Turkey as a result of an attempted military coup late last week, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Turkish authorities to ensure that constitutional order and international human rights law are fully respected.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Australia risks being sued over PNG detention center. - lawyers

Australia risks being sued for false imprisonment after the Papua New Guinea supreme court ruled the operation of the Australian-run Manus Island detention center was illegal.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

German court weighs ban on neo-Nazi party

Germany's highest court began hearing Tuesday a landmark request to ban a neo-Nazi fringe party that openly rails against migrants, more than a decade after a first attempt failed.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Thursday, September 10, 2015

W. Australia officially recognizes Aborigines in constitution

A bill to officially recognize aboriginal people as the first people and custodians of the state of Western Australia has been passed through the state parliament.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Receive 2015 Liberty Medal

DHARAMSHALA: The National Constitution Center, based in Philadelphia, United States, has announced that Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama will receive the 2015 Liberty Medal in recognition of his advocacy for human rights worldwide.