Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo won the support of the National Awakening Party, boosting his presidency bid by forming a coalition that captured more than a third of the vote in last month’s parliamentary election.
Germany’s states sought to ban the far-right National Democratic Party, petitioning the country’s highest court to rule its aims and activities unconstitutional a decade after an earlier attempt to outlaw the group failed.
Indonesian presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo’s party prevailed in official results of the nation’s April parliamentary elections, while falling short of the threshold needed for him to run without a coalition.
Egypt’s ruling party won the country’s parliamentary election by a landslide, eliminating its main Islamist rival ahead of next year’s presidential poll that may see the first leadership change in 30 years.
Egypt’s ruling National Democratic Party will announce its candidate for the country’s presidential election before July, Gamal Mubarak , the party’s assistant secretary-general, said in a televised news conference in Cairo today.