Parties skeptical toward the European Union may benefit from today’s German court ruling that a threshold of 3 percent for the European Parliament election is unconstitutional, lawmakers and pollsters said.
Egypt’s prime minister-designate vowed to form a new government within days and pursue the fight against terrorism, ahead of a presidential election race in which Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah Al-Seesi may run
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.
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.