Abe’s comments “wrong and dangerous”: article – Xinhua

XinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The world should be cautious against Japan’s attempt to break its peaceful constitution and the potential threat to regional peace, Chinese experts warned on Friday.…

Libya votes amid ‘dividing’ boycott – BBC News

BBC NewsLibyans took to the polls on Thursday to elect a 60 member assembly, which will draft Libya’s constitution. Overnight, five polling stations were bombed in the eastern city of…

Libyan Vote on Charter Assembly Is Marred by Violence and Low Turnout – New York Times

New York TimesTRIPOLI, Libya — Libya’s long-delayed efforts to draft a new Constitution hit another obstacle on Thursday when elections for a 60-member constitutional drafting committee fell well short of…

In pictures: Kiev clashes – BBC News

In pictures: Kiev clashesBBC NewsStones thrown towards police during a rally near Ukraine’s house of parliament in Kiev Stones were thrown at police in central Kiev as clashes broke out…

Clashes as Ukraine opposition presses for parliament vote – BBC News

BBC NewsStone-throwing protesters have clashed with police in central Kiev amid tensions over proposed changes to the constitution. Thousands of protesters attacked the ruling-party headquarters and tried to march on…

Nevada’s marijuana advocates are hoping for full legalization next year – Las Vegas Sun

Nevada’s marijuana advocates are hoping for full legalization next yearLas Vegas SunTick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, and Sen. Mark Hutchison, R-Las Vegas, sponsored and helped pass a bill authorizing medical marijuana…

Ukrainian prime minister offers to resign – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov offered his resignation on Tuesday, saying he was stepping down because of the threat to the economy caused by two months of…

Arab Spring beacon Tunisia signs new constitution – Reuters

ReutersTUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia adopted a new constitution on Monday, a big stride towards democracy in the country that began the Arab Spring revolutions and has largely avoided the chaos…

Ukraine president says he’ll name rival as prime minister, but opposition … – Washington Post

Washington PostMOSCOW — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych offered Saturday night to make two of his adversaries prime minister and deputy prime minister, pledged to support amending harsh new laws against…

Voters support military-backed constitution in Egypt – euronews

euronewsIn Egypt, more than 98 percent of those who voted in a constitutional referendum supported the government. But just over a third of the electorate took part. Nabil Salib, Head…

Vote Validates Egypt’s Constitution and Military Takeover – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Committee said Saturday that 98.1 percent of the voters had approved a revised constitution validating last summer’s military takeover and paving the way…

Egyptian Voters Approve Amended Constitution – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCAIRO—Egyptian voters overwhelmingly approved an amended constitution, officials said on Saturday, in the first electoral test of a military-backed regime following the ouster of the nation’s first freely…

Egyptian Voters Support New Constitution – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaEgyptian officials say initial results indicate voters have overwhelmingly approved a referendum on a new constitution. The outcome is seen as nudging army chief General Abdel Fatteh al-Sisi…

Egypt ‘turnout ‘high’ in boycotted referendum – officials – BBC News

BBC NewsEgyptian officials have spoken of a high turnout in a referendum on a new constitution, with voters expected to endorse the removal of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Top election…

Polling on constitution underway in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Egyptians started casting their votes Tuesday on the country’s new draft constitution, which is widely seen as a milestone during Egypt’s political transition after Islamist…

Egypt referendum: Second day of voting on new constitution – BBC News

BBC NewsVoting is due to resume in Egypt in a two-day referendum on a new constitution drawn up since the military forced out Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The military is…

Egypt referendum: Tight security but clashes claim lives – BBC News

BBC NewsA first day of voting has been taking place in Egypt on a new constitution that could pave the way for fresh elections. But clashes involving supporters of ousted…

Egypt holding key vote on constitution – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO — Egyptian voters hit the polls Tuesday to have their say over a proposed new draft of the nation’s constitution that may usher in fresh elections by the…

Egypt holds key vote on country’s new next charter – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — Egyptians start voting Tuesday on a draft for their country’s next constitution, a vision for the nation’s future and a milestone in a military-backed roadmap put…

News Analysis: Egypt forecasts major milestone in future roadmap – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — The referendum on Egypt’s new draft constitution slated for Jan. 14-15 represents a major milestone in the country’s future roadmap, political experts said. The referendum…

Edward Snowden: Julian Assange Statement On WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange has issued a statement today, after one year in Ecuador and on Edward Snowden and his involvement in getting Snowden out of Hong Kong and to,…

Iran Presidential Election 2013

  On June 14th Iran will be holding its 2013 presidential elections. Given the ever present tension between the United States and Iran, and the domestic conflict Iran experienced during…

Obama Recess Appointments Wrongly Rejected By Republican Judges

On the surface, the decision of the judges in the case of Noel Canning v. NLRB to declare invalid the January 4, 2012 appointments of Democratic members Richard Griffin and…

My Response to Progressives Who Would Fundamentally Transform America

What do you say to those who agree we need to “fundamentally transform” America for the betterment of society? Or to the Occupiers who chant for the allegedly oppressed “99%”?…