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Pilipino Star
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?identity, protection of what remains of the Bangsamoro homeland, and the chance
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 hours ago
identity, protection of what remains of the Bangsamoro homeland, and the chance to exercise self-determination through a parliamentary form of government consistent with Moro culture, faith and ways of life. Analysts and advocates alike... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Constitution making: Avoiding the pitfalls of past mistakes The government has promised a new constitution this year. It was only last ye
Constitution making: Avoiding the pitfalls of past mistakes
Sunday Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
The government has promised a new constitution this year. It was only last year that the current constitution was updated. Although the project was announced with much fanfare in the wake... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[Sunday Politics]Although Tamil patriotic songs were sung at the State Independence Day ceremony
[Sunday Politics]
Sunday Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
Although Tamil patriotic songs were sung at the State Independence Day ceremony in 1949, they did not have any legal or constitutional recognition at the time. Even when Sri Lanka received political independence from the British raj on February... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Westminster Diary by Ronnie Cowan MPof Spencer’s work. My initial conclusion is that a suitable venue may be an iss
Westminster Diary by Ronnie Cowan MP
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of Spencer’s work. My initial conclusion is that a suitable venue may be an issue. I attended the Public Accounts select committee as an observer to hear their evidence session on flooding. I was disappointed that no member pressed the witnesses... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Zanetor fate hangs over MP racedecision on whether or not Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings could contest the 2016
Zanetor fate hangs over MP race
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
decision on whether or not Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings could contest the 2016 election as the Klottey Korle constituency parliamentary candidate on the ticket of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). The court, presided over by Justice... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Court upholds blasphemy chargeof religion on 26 January. The case began in December 2014 when a group of law
Court upholds blasphemy charge
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
of religion on 26 January. The case began in December 2014 when a group of lawyers filed a complaint against the ex-parliamentary candidate, accusing her of showing “contempt of Islam and mocking Islamic ritual”. In October 2014, Naoot... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Policing parliamenton Sunday. Amending internal bylaws is likely to be allocated the lion’s share
Policing parliament
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
on Sunday. Amending internal bylaws is likely to be allocated the lion’s share of debates now that the 25-member ad hoc committee formed to amend parliament’s internal regulations and code of conduct has finished its work. Bahaaeddin Abu... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Fight for freedomwill just take the articles that conform with the draft laws we are preparing n
Fight for freedom
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
will just take the articles that conform with the draft laws we are preparing now,” Al-Zend said, labelling the new law “unconstitutional”. According to Al-Zend, there should be three separate laws regulating the formation and work of the three... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hopes for Geneva IIIwith UN Security Council Resolution 1154, which calls for the creation of an in
Hopes for Geneva III
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
with UN Security Council Resolution 1154, which calls for the creation of an interim government in Syria to draw up a new constitution within six months and hold general elections within 18 months. The opposition has also underscored the fact... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Court junks Trillanes appeal on arrestas a senator and escort him without handcuffs to the Makati court to surrender
Court junks Trillanes appeal on arrest
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
as a senator and escort him without handcuffs to the Makati court to surrender and post bail. Trillanes does not enjoy parliamentary immunity from the libel case that Binay had filed against him, he added. Certeza said immunity can only apply... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitutional Revision - Article 51 Relates to 'Superior, Sensitive' State PositionsAlgiers — Article 51 of the draft constitutional revision relates exclusively t
Constitutional Revision - Article 51 Relates to 'Superior, Sensitive' State Positions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — Article 51 of the draft constitutional revision relates exclusively to the senior and sensitive state positions, like the nation's security and the country's financial security, Premier Abdelmalek Sellal affirmed Thursday in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliamentary Groups' Proposals to Be Taken Into Consideration in Drafting of BillsAlgiers — The proposals which will be made by the heads of parliamentary groups
Parliamentary Groups' Proposals to Be Taken Into Consideration in Drafting of Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — The proposals which will be made by the heads of parliamentary groups on Sunday during the voting session on the draft revised Constitution will be taken into consideration in the drafting of bills, said Thursday in Algiers the chairman of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sellal Presents Draft Revised Constitution Before Parliament's Joint CommitteeAlgiers — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal gave Thursday at the Palace of Natio
Sellal Presents Draft Revised Constitution Before Parliament's Joint Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal gave Thursday at the Palace of Nations, in Algiers, before the joint parliamentary committee, a presentation relating to the draft revised Constitution which will be submitted Sunday for the parliament's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Committee Finalizes Elaboration of Two TextsAlgiers — The joint parliamentary committee finalized Wednesday the elaboration
Joint Committee Finalizes Elaboration of Two Texts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — The joint parliamentary committee finalized Wednesday the elaboration of the internal regulations governing its work, as well as the internal draft regulations of the plenary session devoted to the vote on the draft revised constitution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Suspended for Falsely Accusing MwakyembeSpecial Seats MP (Chadema) Jesca Kishoa for two sittings for making false accus
MP Suspended for Falsely Accusing Mwakyembe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Special Seats MP (Chadema) Jesca Kishoa for two sittings for making false accusations in the House against the Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe. Presiding Chairperson Andrew Chenge made the announcement here... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Must Rise Above Partisan PoliticsIt is expected that MPs are rational human beings when they carry out their par
MPs Must Rise Above Partisan Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It is expected that MPs are rational human beings when they carry out their parliamentary duties, as such they should instead use public hearings to unite people and focus on developmental issues. So Parliament has gobbled at least $420 000 this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliamentary Legal Committee Rejects BillThe Parliamentary Legal Committee has rejected the Criminal Procedure and Evide
Parliamentary Legal Committee Rejects Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Parliamentary Legal Committee has rejected the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Bill, arguing that it retains provisions that violate the Constitution. The PLC is responsible for determining whether a Bill, if passed into law, would not... Read more
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The Indian Express
‘Questionable’ troop movement: Manish Tewari’s confirmation unites Congress, BJP in denialleader Mani Shankar Aiyar said it seemed “something” had indeed happened that J
‘Questionable’ troop movement: Manish Tewari’s confirmation unites Congress, BJP in denial
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said it seemed “something” had indeed happened that January night. Tewari, a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence when the report appeared on April 4, 2012, stood by his statement. He said he had... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government calls meet; Congress, CPM oppose curtailing budget session - The Economic Timeswith campaigning for the April-May assembly elections to five states. The Congr
Government calls meet; Congress, CPM oppose curtailing budget session - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
with campaigning for the April-May assembly elections to five states. The Congress and CPM are set to oppose the proposal. Parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu has invited various political parties for "an informal meeting" in Parliament... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament's Joint Committee Starts WorksAlgiers — The Joint Committee of both Houses of the Parliament, chaired by Djam
Parliament's Joint Committee Starts Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Algiers — The Joint Committee of both Houses of the Parliament, chaired by Djamel Ould Abbès, started Wednesday afternoon its works, behind closed doors. In charge of elaborating the rules of procedure of the Parliamentary session on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sellal Presents Draft Revised Constitution Thursday Before Members of Parliamentary CommitteeAlgiers — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal will submit tomorrow Thursday the pr
Sellal Presents Draft Revised Constitution Thursday Before Members of Parliamentary Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Algiers — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal will submit tomorrow Thursday the proposed revised Constitution before the members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee, Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper Hopuse) Abdelkader Bensalah, in his... Read more
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FOX News
Costly bid to address Flint's poison water could become 'poison pill' for energy billwere high last week to quickly advance the bipartisan energy measure, champione
Costly bid to address Flint's poison water could become 'poison pill' for energy bill
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
were high last week to quickly advance the bipartisan energy measure, championed by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., top Democrat on the panel. Their committee... Read more
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New Kerala
Women to get 50 percent reservation in panchayatsNew Delhi, Feb 4 : The Narendra Modi government will push constitutional amendm
Women to get 50 percent reservation in panchayats
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 4 : The Narendra Modi government will push constitutional amendment in the coming budget session of parliament for increasing reservation for women in panchayat bodies from 33 percent to 50 percent, union minister Birender Singh said... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Rights Groups Call for Bill Against �Insult of Religious Feelings� to Be Droppedbill, sponsored by MP from ruling GD coalition Soso Jachvliani, was endorsed by
Rights Groups Call for Bill Against �Insult of Religious Feelings� to Be Dropped
Civil Georgia / Posted 3 days ago
bill, sponsored by MP from ruling GD coalition Soso Jachvliani, was endorsed by the parliament’s human rights committee at a session on February 2. The bill, however, drew criticism from some ruling coalition members, specifically... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA to Oppose Problematic Expropriation BillToday the ANC in the Portfolio Committee of Public Works unsurprisingly resolve
DA to Oppose Problematic Expropriation Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Today the ANC in the Portfolio Committee of Public Works unsurprisingly resolved to adopt the latest version of the Expropriation Bill which we contend remains at odds with the Constitution. The DA will continue its efforts through further... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla - DA Lodges Papers With Western Cape High Courtthis morning filed papers with the Western Cape High Court to have the Minister
Nkandla - DA Lodges Papers With Western Cape High Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
this morning filed papers with the Western Cape High Court to have the Minister of Police's report on Nkandla declared unconstitutional after it was bludgeoned through the ad hoc committee and ultimately adopted last night by the National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Drop Live TV Coverage of ParliamentTanzania plans to axe live parliamentary TV broadcasts, angering opposition leg
Govt to Drop Live TV Coverage of Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Tanzania plans to axe live parliamentary TV broadcasts, angering opposition legislators. Journalists and rights activists are still smarting over the closure by the government of a Swahili-language weekly. A move by the government of Tanzania to... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
NDC admits; Zanetor not a registered voterFebruary 2016 A Regional Executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) h
NDC admits; Zanetor not a registered voter
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
February 2016 A Regional Executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have admitted claims that the party's vetting Committee was fully aware that Dr. Zanetor Rawlings was not registered voter on the Electoral Commission roll as at the time... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Afigya Sekyere NPP expels three membersAfigya Sekyere East in the Ashanti Region have expelled Lt. Col. Serebour Ababi
Afigya Sekyere NPP expels three members
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
Afigya Sekyere East in the Ashanti Region have expelled Lt. Col. Serebour Ababio (rtd), the failed candidate in the party's parliamentary primaries, and two others. The executives’ decision follows the dismissed candidate's intention to contest as... Read more
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New Kerala
Balram Jakhar - a farmer with innate political acumen (Obituary)Balram Jakhar, who died here on Wednesday, was an able administrator and had th
Balram Jakhar - a farmer with innate political acumen (Obituary)
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Balram Jakhar, who died here on Wednesday, was an able administrator and had the rare honour of holding some of the highest constitutional posts including that of governor and Lok Sabha speaker. Jakhar, 92, also had the rare distinction of being... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Zuma's Nkandla offer, a.k.a. Let's delay some more, shall we?The president’s move revealed in yet another late night media statement comes j
Zuma's Nkandla offer, a.k.a. Let's delay some more, shall we?
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
The president’s move revealed in yet another late night media statement comes just days before the Constitutional Court next week Tuesday is seized with the Nkandla debacle, after the EFF, which has driven the #PayBackTheMoney demands, approached the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muturi Warns of Financial Crisis If Election Date Is Not Changedwill be busy on the ground battling for re-election," said Mr Muturi in a state
Muturi Warns of Financial Crisis If Election Date Is Not Changed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
will be busy on the ground battling for re-election," said Mr Muturi in a statement. The Speaker, who also heads the Parliamentary Service Commission, urged stakeholders to "think through these dangerous possibilities" and make decisions that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Venezuela: On the Verge Of Political Turmoilheels for a fight with President Nicolas Maduro and the ruling United Socialist
Venezuela: On the Verge Of Political Turmoil
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
heels for a fight with President Nicolas Maduro and the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). On Jan. 22, a parliamentary committee overruled a decree that would have granted the president broad powers over national spending and... Read more
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asianage
Arunachal story, from ground zeroOn ground zero, Article 356 of the Indian Constitution is not at all a part of
Arunachal story, from ground zero
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
On ground zero, Article 356 of the Indian Constitution is not at all a part of debate. The most discussed issue in Itanagar and, in fact, across Arunachal Pradesh is whether the governor acted prudently in recommending President’s Rule or not. Most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Spend 22.9tri/ - in 2016/17from domestic sources including payments of 2.766tri/- for treasury bills and b
Govt to Spend 22.9tri/ - in 2016/17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
from domestic sources including payments of 2.766tri/- for treasury bills and bonds set to mature. The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Budget Committee, Ms Hawa Ghasia (Mtwara Rural-CCM) challenged the government to release on time funds... Read more
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Orange County Register
First freely elected Parliament after decades of military rule opens in Myanmardemocracy, and a moment long awaited by Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the nation’
First freely elected Parliament after decades of military rule opens in Myanmar
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
democracy, and a moment long awaited by Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the nation’s democracy movement. Suu Kyi entered the parliamentary chambers in Naypyidaw, the capital, through a side door. The chamber was swathed in orange — the color of her... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SONA 2016: Security and rules firmly in placeof the SONA joint-sitting. Nkandlagate is no longer before Parliament, althoug
SONA 2016: Security and rules firmly in place
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
of the SONA joint-sitting. Nkandlagate is no longer before Parliament, although two days before SONA 2016, the Constitutional Court will be seized with the R215 million taxpayer-funded security upgrades at Zuma’s rural homestead. On... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cross Roads - New Parliament, Taking the Nation for a Rideof life to our national politics. I must have been daydreaming. Parliament end
Cross Roads - New Parliament, Taking the Nation for a Ride
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of life to our national politics. I must have been daydreaming. Parliament ended up settling on Andrew Chenge to lead Constitutional Affairs and Justice Committee. Yes, the Harvard-trained lawyer and former AG has the knowledge and experience... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Defence of the Rights of the Poor to Land, Extractives ResourcesThe Submission acknowledges that under the domestic normative framework, Tanzan
In Defence of the Rights of the Poor to Land, Extractives Resources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Submission acknowledges that under the domestic normative framework, Tanzania has a Bill of Rights enshrined in its Constitution in 1984 but land was included as among the rights under the auspices of other property. "During this periodic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Machar's New Party Clouds Coalition Governmentparty. Mr Mabior said the convention held on January 9-10 endorsed documents t
Machar's New Party Clouds Coalition Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
party. Mr Mabior said the convention held on January 9-10 endorsed documents that were incorporated into the new SPLM constitution before the committee that was assigned to work on the documents by the three factions according to the Arusha... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New era dawns as Suu Kyi's party takes over in MyanmarMyanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi leav
New era dawns as Suu Kyi's party takes over in Myanmar
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi leaves after the new lower house parliamentary session in Nay Pyi Taw on Feb 1. Myanmar entered a new political era Monday as Mrs Suu Kyi's party took their seats in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?religious justification for maintaining the death penalty in the laws of the co
Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
religious justification for maintaining the death penalty in the laws of the country. Speaking when he appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs, Governance, Human Rights, Gender Matters and Child Affairs, Mr Banda said he has... Read more
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Aliran Online
1MDB, perception index and belief-practice gapis not rocket science for us not to see the hands of the prime minister in the
1MDB, perception index and belief-practice gap
Aliran Online / Posted 6 days ago
is not rocket science for us not to see the hands of the prime minister in the manner in which he intervened with the parliamentary public accounts committee, by getting four of its members elevated to the cabinet. He also immediately removed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Asks for Extension of Reports' Submission TimeAuditor General Edward Ouko is calling for a rethink of the constitutional dead
Auditor General Asks for Extension of Reports' Submission Time
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Auditor General Edward Ouko is calling for a rethink of the constitutional deadlines within which the Kenya National Audit Office (Kenao) should present its reports to Parliament. Mr Ouko spoke as he also disclosed that his report for the last... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More robust debates, new political tone expected in Myanmar's new ParliamentSuu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD). The NLD won the November electi
More robust debates, new political tone expected in Myanmar's new Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD). The NLD won the November elections by a landslide, capturing 390 national parliamentary seats out of 664. The country’s Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) will be stepping aside, having... Read more
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Minda News
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace processhas repeatedly said that in their present form, they would not accept the BLBAR
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace process
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
has repeatedly said that in their present form, they would not accept the BLBAR that the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL and the Senate Committee on Local Government substituted for the “agreed version” of the BBL because... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Boardfurther damage to Burundi's economy, and society and enable it to get back on t
Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
further damage to Burundi's economy, and society and enable it to get back on track for development. On transitions to constitutional government: In the Central African Republic, we were heartened to see the constitutional referendum and... Read more
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Rappler
Curtain falls on Myanmar's army-led parliamentNEW LEADERS. Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends the National
Curtain falls on Myanmar's army-led parliament
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
NEW LEADERS. Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends the National League for Democracy (NLD) party's Central Committee meeting in Yangon on June 20, 2015. File photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – Myanmar's pro-democracy leader... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Press legislation: A war of draftsParliamentary Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal received a delegation from the Egyptian Pre
Press legislation: A war of drafts
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Parliamentary Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal received a delegation from the Egyptian Press Syndicate this week to discuss issues ranging from the issuing of new media laws to the problems facing parliamentary reporters. The delegation was led by Press... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Protests sweep Tunisiathe job placements were for agricultural workers whose salaries amount to only
Protests sweep Tunisia
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
the job placements were for agricultural workers whose salaries amount to only 250 dinars ($125) a month. Meanwhile, the committee of the ruling coalition, including party leaders, met to discuss ways to defuse the situation. A statement was... Read more
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