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The State of Play in Transdnistria
The drive from Moldova’s capital, Chisinau, to the breakaway region of Transdnistria takes only about an hour. Transdnistria, which runs like a ribbon between the curved borders of Moldova and Ukraine, takes its name from the fact that most of it—though not all—lies across the Dniester river.
Oct 21, 2016 - 8:50:39 AM
Laos: Reform or Revolution
What is the likelihood that political change will come to Laos?
Oct 19, 2016 - 11:06:53 AM
Kuwait emir just dissolved the country's parliament. Here is why.
On Sunday, Kuwait’s Emir Sabah bin Ahmed al-Sabah announced the dissolution of parliament and early elections on Nov. 26. This came hours after an appearance on Al-Rai Television by parliament speaker Marzouk al-Ghanim calling for such elections to take place. This timing suggests that the elections are a coordinated political move with support among key members of Kuwait’s government who support the emir’s policies.
Oct 18, 2016 - 6:47:24 AM
Czech coalition keeps majority in Senate election but leaders party suffers
The Czech Republic's Christian Democrats, the junior coalition partner, gained the most seats in Senate elections on Saturday, in a possible setback for Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka's Social Democratic party a year before a nationwide poll.
Oct 17, 2016 - 12:10:24 PM
Lies, Evasions And Folly: Welcome To Montenegrin Elections
Montenegrins want change at this weekend’s parliamentary elections, but the elite that has ruled for nearly three decades has tried to manipulate the political process to ensure it remains in power.
Oct 16, 2016 - 9:21:06 AM