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Some articles on parties:

Islam Karimov - Presidency - Election Controversies
... on his opposition through the Law On Political Parties ... law ensured the right to meetings, publications, and elections of opposition parties, but only to those who had registered with the Ministry of Justice ... This policy allowed for government blockage of unapproved parties ...
Politics Of Belgium
... Since around 1970, the significant national Belgian political parties have split into distinct representations for each communities' interests besides defense ... These parties belong to three main political families, though close to the centre the right-wing Liberals, the social conservative Christian Democrats, and ... Other important newer parties are the Green parties and, nowadays mainly in Flanders, the nationalist and far-right parties ...
Freedom Party Of Austria - International Relations
... or international organisations, the party has ties with several European political parties and groupings ... to establish his own alliance of right-wing parties ... in Belgium and the Lega Nord party in Italy, as well as some other parties and party groupings ...
Common Swift - Description
... They often form 'screaming parties' during summer evenings where about 10-20 Swifts will gather and fly around their nesting area, all calling out to each other, and being ... Larger "screaming parties" are formed at higher altitudes, especially late in the breeding season ... The purpose of these is not known, but it appears to be the case that these parties, or many Swifts in them, will then ascend to sleep on the wing ...
Yale Political Union - Parties
... The Union is an umbrella organization that currently contains seven Parties the Liberal Party (Lib), the Party of the Left (PoL), the Independent Party (IP), the ... These parties are actually independent debating societies that host their own debates and activities apart from Union activities, though members will come together for weekly ... The Parties are traditionally listed in the order above ...

Famous quotes containing the word parties:

    The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don’t acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.
    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (b. 1922)

    Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Both parties are injured by what is going on at Washington. Both are, therefore, more and more disposed to look for candidates outside of that atmosphere.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)