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CBC.ca
Brexit isn't the half of it: How Angela Merkel juggles Europe's many crisesShe also pledged Germany would play a larger role. This isn't the first seriou
Brexit isn't the half of it: How Angela Merkel juggles Europe's many crises
CBC.ca / Posted 11 hours ago
She also pledged Germany would play a larger role. This isn't the first serious dustup that Merkel, of the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), has had with her left-leaning Social Democrat partners, the SPD, nor will it be the last. German... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Opposition to using local steel doesn’t stack up: Greensa Greens Bill because we introduced it, but we know it is a community bill with
Opposition to using local steel doesn’t stack up: Greens
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
a Greens Bill because we introduced it, but we know it is a community bill with the active backing of the NSW ALP, the Christian Democrats and the Shooters and Fishers Party. So, you might ask, why is Premier Baird and the Liberal National... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Party defends communities, candidate saysthese days – how many know about God the creator? What are we going to do if we
Party defends communities, candidate says
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
these days – how many know about God the creator? What are we going to do if we don’t know how to worship God?” The Christian Democrats want to work with state governments to aim to have 40 per cent of Year 12 students studying a foreign... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Meet the motley crew taking on Turnbullcampaigning on the economy, underpinned by a new government structure to help r
Meet the motley crew taking on Turnbull
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
campaigning on the economy, underpinned by a new government structure to help raise “excessive” taxes in times of peace. Christian Democrats’ Beresford Thomas contested last year’s State Election in Vaucluse and is coming back for another attempt... Read more
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Breitbart
Brexit Vote Throws European Leaders Into Turmoila scheduled meeting with delegates from the Christian Social Union (CSU), the B
Brexit Vote Throws European Leaders Into Turmoil
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
a scheduled meeting with delegates from the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party to the chancellor’s Christian Democrats (CDU), in which she had hoped to patch up relations which have become strained during the migrant... Read more
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The Local
Brexit: Sweden’s leaders meet for talks about 'our friend'make demands from them, but only a few days have passed since the referendum,”
Brexit: Sweden’s leaders meet for talks about 'our friend'
The Local / Posted 3 days ago
make demands from them, but only a few days have passed since the referendum,” she said. Ebba Busch Thor, the head of the Christian Democrats, opposed calls for the EU and Britain to rush into exit negotiations. “There is no clear way of doing... Read more
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DW
Merkel puts brakes on Brexit as Brussels accelerates |Merkel also has a rift in her own coalition government, with the Social Democra
Merkel puts brakes on Brexit as Brussels accelerates |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
Merkel also has a rift in her own coalition government, with the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the junior partner to her Christian Democrats (CDU), pushing for a much quicker Brexit - and for a fundamental rethink. Niels Annen, the SPD's foreign... Read more
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The Local
Sweden opposition cools talk of 'Swexit' pollleaves the EU weakened and means Sweden is losing an ally in trade issues.” St
Sweden opposition cools talk of 'Swexit' poll
The Local / Posted 4 days ago
leaves the EU weakened and means Sweden is losing an ally in trade issues.” Story continues below… Ebba Busch Thor of the Christian Democrats, said, “It’s very sad that the EU loses the UK, and Sweden loses an ally.” Britons voted 52 percent to... Read more
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The Local
Brexit: Sweden’s leaders meet for talks about 'our friend'make demands from them, but only a few days have passed since the referendum,”
Brexit: Sweden’s leaders meet for talks about 'our friend'
The Local / Posted 4 days ago
make demands from them, but only a few days have passed since the referendum,” she said. Ebba Busch Thor, the head of the Christian Democrats, opposed calls for the EU and Britain to rush into exit negotiations. “There is no clear way of doing... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Health minister presses on with abortion pill plans, despite Christian oppositionand their support is crucial in the upper house of parliament. The anti-immigra
Health minister presses on with abortion pill plans, despite Christian opposition
DutchNews.nl / Posted 4 days ago
and their support is crucial in the upper house of parliament. The anti-immigration PVV, the Socialist Party and the Christian Democrats also have their doubts about the plan, the Volkskrant said. Although the pill can be used up to nine... Read more
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The Star
'No special treatment' for Britain in EU exit - Merkel allyfrom the European Union after last week's referendum vote, the parliamentary le
'No special treatment' for Britain in EU exit - Merkel ally
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
from the European Union after last week's referendum vote, the parliamentary leader of German Chancellor's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) said on Monday. "There will be no special treatment, there will be no gifts," Volker Kauder, a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
State govt is ‘running scared’expected to pass through the upper house, given the bill has the support of the
State govt is ‘running scared’
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
expected to pass through the upper house, given the bill has the support of the Greens, the ALP, Shooters and Fishers, and Christian Democrats. Mr Shoebridge suggested the Liberals’ filibustering tactic was aimed at stopping the vote occurring... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brexit vote: How David Cameron was caught in the EU traphe did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tor
Brexit vote: How David Cameron was caught in the EU trap
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
he did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tories, and Angela Merkel of Germany, whose Christian Democrats sit in the EPP. That horror led Mr Cameron to delay, several times, the EPP withdrawal, finally... Read more
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The Age
Brexit vote: How David Cameron was caught in the EU traphe did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tor
Brexit vote: How David Cameron was caught in the EU trap
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
he did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tories, and Angela Merkel of Germany, whose Christian Democrats sit in the EPP. That horror led Mr Cameron to delay, several times, the EPP withdrawal, finally... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brexit vote: How David Cameron was caught in the EU traphe did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tor
Brexit vote: How David Cameron was caught in the EU trap
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
he did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tories, and Angela Merkel of Germany, whose Christian Democrats sit in the EPP. That horror led Mr Cameron to delay, several times, the EPP withdrawal, finally... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How David Cameron was caught in the EU traphe did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tor
How David Cameron was caught in the EU trap
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
he did it anyway. It helped him become leader, but it horrified many pro-EU Tories, and Angela Merkel of Germany, whose Christian Democrats sit in the EPP. That horror led Mr Cameron to delay, several times, the EPP withdrawal, finally... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
David Cameron, the man who wanted the Tories to stop talking about Europe has been destroyed by itanyway. It helped Mr Cameron win the leadership, but it horrified many pro-EU T
David Cameron, the man who wanted the Tories to stop talking about Europe has been destroyed by it
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
anyway. It helped Mr Cameron win the leadership, but it horrified many pro-EU Tories, and Angela Merkel of Germany, whose Christian Democrats sit in the EPP. That horror led Mr Cameron to delay, several times, the EPP withdrawal, finally... Read more
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DW
Yet another crisis for Merkel |seats after the next election for a Christian Democrat and Green coalition, or
Yet another crisis for Merkel |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
seats after the next election for a Christian Democrat and Green coalition, or will yet another grand coalition made up of Christian Democrats and Social Democrats be formed? Can Angela Merkel change course? Can she counter the trend with a new... Read more
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The Local
Sweden opposition cools talk of 'Swexit' pollleaves the EU weakened and means Sweden is losing an ally in trade issues.” St
Sweden opposition cools talk of 'Swexit' poll
The Local / Posted 7 days ago
leaves the EU weakened and means Sweden is losing an ally in trade issues.” Story continues below… Ebba Busch Thor of the Christian Democrats, said, “It’s very sad that the EU loses the UK, and Sweden loses an ally.” Britons voted 52 percent to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Running scared’ on steelexpected to pass through the upper house, given the bill has the support of the
‘Running scared’ on steel
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
expected to pass through the upper house, given the bill has the support of the Greens, the ALP, Shooters and Fishers, and Christian Democrats. Mr Shoebridge suggested the Liberals’ filibustering tactic was aimed at stopping the vote occurring... Read more
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Kiama Independent
‘Running scared’ on steelexpected to pass through the upper house, given the bill has the support of the
‘Running scared’ on steel
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
expected to pass through the upper house, given the bill has the support of the Greens, the ALP, Shooters and Fishers, and Christian Democrats. Mr Shoebridge suggested the Liberals’ filibustering tactic was aimed at stopping the vote occurring... Read more
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DW
Germany's CDU and CSU to hold a 'peace pow-wow' |aims to win an absolute majority in Bavaria so that it has no need of coalition
Germany's CDU and CSU to hold a 'peace pow-wow' |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
aims to win an absolute majority in Bavaria so that it has no need of coalition partners and can rule on its own. The Christian Democrats say that, only then, can they have a real voice on federal political issues. CSU boss Horst Seehofer says... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fracking BANNED by Germany amid fears drinking water could be contaminatedto ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between C
Fracking BANNED by Germany amid fears drinking water could be contaminated
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the left Social Democrats (SPD). The two parties agreed on Tuesday to an indefinite ban, but... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Gonski funding a vote winner in Page says pollingpolled 37.6%, the ALP’s Janelle Saffin 34.5% and the Greens Kudra Falla-Rickett
Gonski funding a vote winner in Page says polling
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
polled 37.6%, the ALP’s Janelle Saffin 34.5% and the Greens Kudra Falla-Ricketts 14.1%. The minor parties responses were Christian Democrats Party: 3.9%, Liberal Democrats and Animal Justice Party 1.9%. The undecided vote was 6.3%. Those who... Read more
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Manning River Times
Lyne candidate profilesWe are at the forefront of the global transition to a better social, economic a
Lyne candidate profiles
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
We are at the forefront of the global transition to a better social, economic and environmental future.Elaine Carter, Christian Democrats Party I have decided to stand for CDP in my home electorate of Lyne, because I believe "If good people... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel says NATO must be strengthenedremarks revealed growing divisions between his left-leaning Social Democrats an
Merkel says NATO must be strengthened
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
remarks revealed growing divisions between his left-leaning Social Democrats and Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats in Germany's coalition government. Germany is set for a federal election next year. Steinmeier spoke in... Read more
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DW
Majority of AfD supporters would vote for Germany to leave the EU |percent are for leaving. Supporters of all the country's major political parti
Majority of AfD supporters would vote for Germany to leave the EU |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
percent are for leaving. Supporters of all the country's major political parties, including Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), back remaining in the EU. The glaring exceptions are those who support anti-migrant populist party... Read more
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Northern Star
Candidates for Page talk about today’s economyis why we are giving them a tax cut and reducing red tape to give them the oppo
Candidates for Page talk about today’s economy
Northern Star / Posted 9 days ago
is why we are giving them a tax cut and reducing red tape to give them the opportunity to employ more people.” Christian Democrats’ Bethany McAlpine said our national economy “was a bit sad”. “We’re paying a billion dollars a month... Read more
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DW
Sweden approves stricter asylum laws |Democrats and Green party - supported the bill. Center and Left parties voted a
Sweden approves stricter asylum laws |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
Democrats and Green party - supported the bill. Center and Left parties voted against the measures, while Liberals and Christian Democrats abstained. No change for UN quota refugees According to Sweden's current rules, asylum seekers who... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedto ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between C
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the left Social Democrats (SPD). The two parties agreed on Tuesday to an indefinite ban, but... Read more
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WA Today
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedto ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between C
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the left Social Democrats (SPD). The two parties agreed on Tuesday to an indefinite ban, but... Read more
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The Age
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedto ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between C
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the left Social Democrats (SPD). The two parties agreed on Tuesday to an indefinite ban, but... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedto ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between C
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the left Social Democrats (SPD). The two parties agreed on Tuesday to an indefinite ban, but... Read more
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Times of Malta
Germany bans fracking, but activists say deal is a shamto ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between C
Germany bans fracking, but activists say deal is a sham
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the left Social Democrats (SPD). The two parties agreed today to an indefinite ban, but the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Europhobia: a very British problem | Geoffrey WheatcroftCatholicism we know as Christian Democracy (all six foreign ministers who signe
Europhobia: a very British problem | Geoffrey Wheatcroft
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
Catholicism we know as Christian Democracy (all six foreign ministers who signed the Coal and Steel treaty in 1951 were Christian Democrats), and since the Common Market was plainly a bastion against Marxist socialism, these suspicions were not... Read more
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asianage
Again, Tunisians show the waythe party leader and his activist colleague Said Farjani, with “Muslim Democrat
Again, Tunisians show the way
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
the party leader and his activist colleague Said Farjani, with “Muslim Democrats”, equating it with Western parties such as Christian Democrats. Yet this momentous development, apart from an analytical piece in the International New York Times, has... Read more
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Op-Ed News
German Foreign Minister Steinmeier - A Voice of ReasonSteinmeier is a Social Democrat (SPD), whereas the chancellor (Merkel) and mini
German Foreign Minister Steinmeier - A Voice of Reason
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
Steinmeier is a Social Democrat (SPD), whereas the chancellor (Merkel) and minister of defense (Von der Leyen) are Christian Democrats (CDU). I have yet to find the original text of his remarks in another interview reported today (June 19)... Read more
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DW
Germany agrees to change inheritance tax law |controversial inheritance tax legislation. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble,
Germany agrees to change inheritance tax law |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
controversial inheritance tax legislation. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), and Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Social Democratic (SPD) economics minister, spoke of a a viable... Read more
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DW
Germany agrees to change inheritance tax laws |controversial inheritance tax legislation. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble,
Germany agrees to change inheritance tax laws |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
controversial inheritance tax legislation. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), and Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Social Democratic (SPD) economics minister, spoke of a a viable... Read more
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DW
Social Democrats and Left Party support Gabriel's call for end to Grand Coalition |Gabriel's deputy, Ralf Stegner, called for an alternative to the current Grand
Social Democrats and Left Party support Gabriel's call for end to Grand Coalition |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
Gabriel's deputy, Ralf Stegner, called for an alternative to the current Grand Coalition, which consists of Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), their Bavarian sister party, the CSU, and the SPD. "Health insurance, modern family policy, good... Read more
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DW
Regional CDU head Bouffier slams AfD |Volker Bouffier, who is also one of the five vice-chairpersons of Merkel's Chri
Regional CDU head Bouffier slams AfD |
DW / Posted 12 days ago
Volker Bouffier, who is also one of the five vice-chairpersons of Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) at the federal level, accused the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) of trying to lure away voters by using "vocabulary out of the darkest period... Read more
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DW
Regional CDU head Bouffer slams AfD |Volker Bouffier, who is also one of five vice-chairpersons of Merkel's Christia
Regional CDU head Bouffer slams AfD |
DW / Posted 12 days ago
Volker Bouffier, who is also one of five vice-chairpersons of Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) party at federal level, accused the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) of trying to lure away voters by using "vocabulary out of the darkest period... Read more
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BBC News
Netherlands Islam Freedom: Profile of Geert WildersFreedom Party went from winning nine seats in the 2006 election to 24 in 2010,
Netherlands Islam Freedom: Profile of Geert Wilders
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
Freedom Party went from winning nine seats in the 2006 election to 24 in 2010, taking a bigger share of the vote than the Christian Democrats - the main party in the outgoing government. He did not formally join the new government coalition - but... Read more
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DW
Majority of Germans approve of 'no means no' rape statutes |the proposed legislative changes. Politicians from both major parties in Chanc
Majority of Germans approve of 'no means no' rape statutes |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
the proposed legislative changes. Politicians from both major parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's grand coalition, the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats, have agreed on making crucial changes to the existing law, and are hoping to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Greens reverse Fred Nile CDP preferencingsaid in her view it was a mistake for the NSW Greens to differ from that stance
Greens reverse Fred Nile CDP preferencing
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
said in her view it was a mistake for the NSW Greens to differ from that stance. 'I think those parties should be at the bottom of the ticket. Here in South Australia, the Christian Democrats will be at the bottom of our tick... Read more
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Western Advocate
No deal, says Xenophon candidatecandidate Glen Davis [Liberal Democrats] at number two, said policy played no p
No deal, says Xenophon candidate
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
candidate Glen Davis [Liberal Democrats] at number two, said policy played no part in his decision. “I didn’t speak to the Christian Democrats or any other candidate or party when deciding on our preference distribution,” he said. “Our... Read more
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The Star
Czech minister signs police reform despite coalition partner's objectionswhether to annul the coalition agreement. The Social Democrats and ANO are the
Czech minister signs police reform despite coalition partner's objections
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
whether to annul the coalition agreement. The Social Democrats and ANO are the two most popular political parties with the Christian Democrats a junior partner in the coalition. The plan would create a national bureau by joining organised and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Czech minister signs police reform despite coalition partner's objectionswhether to annul the coalition agreement. The Social Democrats and ANO are the
Czech minister signs police reform despite coalition partner's objections
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
whether to annul the coalition agreement. The Social Democrats and ANO are the two most popular political parties with the Christian Democrats a junior partner in the coalition. The plan would create a national bureau by joining organised and... Read more
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The Local
Massacre prompts Swedish PM to join Stockholm Pridewith the parade in 2014. The current Prime Minister’s announcement comes on th
Massacre prompts Swedish PM to join Stockholm Pride
The Local / Posted 16 days ago
with the parade in 2014. The current Prime Minister’s announcement comes on the same day that a local politician from the Christian Democrats resigned as party chairman for the Alvesta municipality, after it emerged that he had made a post on... Read more
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Junkee
Why Are The Greens And Labor Preferencing Homophobes This Election?It’s a reversal of the Greens recommendation at the last election, which recomm
Why Are The Greens And Labor Preferencing Homophobes This Election?
Junkee / Posted 16 days ago
It’s a reversal of the Greens recommendation at the last election, which recommended voters put the Liberals ahead of the Christian Democrats. The Greens preference recommendations in Sydney. Sylvie Ellsmore, the Greens candidate for Sydney, has... Read more
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