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A religious sect may degenerate into a political faction in a part of the Confederacy; but the variety of sects dispersed over the entire face of it must secure the national councils against any danger from that source.
ISLAMABAD -- In a bid to safeguard seats in the upper house of the parliament, the two factions of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan on Friday announced to jointly contest the Senate elections.
KARACHI -- Differences between the two factions of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) have given birth to a third group, comprising 15 members, it was learnt on Thursday.
All these days, the two factions -- one led by Panneerselvam and the ruling faction led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami had been saying that the BJP has no role in their internal affairs.
In a general council meeting on September 12, the merged factions of EPS and OPS had passed a resolution stating that the AIADMK would be a unified faction and shall retrieve the two leaves symbol and the AIADMK name.
Summary: Tensions in Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp are worrying residents, but a new initiative by Azzam al-Ahmad, a member of the Fatah Movement's Central Committee who is in charge of managing the file of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, aspires to draw warring factions together to implement a joint security plan.
Members of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan may not unite into parliamentary groups beyond the parliamentary factions either, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan said on September 24.
KARACHI -- As Taliban (TTP's) factions split into various independent factions, Hakimullah Mehsud seems to be gradually narrowing towards a virtual dead-end of Karachi's history.
The more devout factions of society -- including those from more marginal elements all the way to voters very close to the politically center right -- who had experienced a crisis in democracy in the face of 90 years of totalitarian rule, made a soft transition into politics with the AK Party, with whom they finally found some satisfaction.
Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation.
Two Liberal Democratic Party factions led respectively by Makoto Koga and Sadakazu Tanigaki have decided to merge by spring next year to create a third major group within the ruling party, faction members said Thursday.