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Swissinfo
Polish Lawmakers Soften Swiss-Loan Hit on Banks as Shares Drop(Bloomberg) -- Polish lawmakers cut in half to 9.5 billion zloty ($2.5 billion)
Polish Lawmakers Soften Swiss-Loan Hit on Banks as Shares Drop
Swissinfo / Posted 13 hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Polish lawmakers cut in half to 9.5 billion zloty ($2.5 billion) the costs banks face from converting foreign-currency mortgages into zloty after Commerzbank AG and other lenders protested against the plan. The upper house of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CDC Demands Werner's Reform FruitsSeemingly exuberant George Werner has been parading with renewed slogans about
CDC Demands Werner's Reform Fruits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Seemingly exuberant George Werner has been parading with renewed slogans about Liberia's intractably backward education system since his appointment by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Education Minister, crossing over from the Civil Service Agency... Read more
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New Kerala
Japanese opposition vows to block security bills Japan's opposition parties on Friday agreed to cooperate to try to prevent th
Japanese opposition vows to block security bills
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Japan's opposition parties on Friday agreed to cooperate to try to prevent the ruling coalition from railroading national security bills. The bills have already been approved by the Lower House and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algeria Emphasizes in New York Importance of Democracy, Development, Human Rights ValuesAlgiers — The member of the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliame
Algeria Emphasizes in New York Importance of Democracy, Development, Human Rights Values
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Algiers — The member of the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) Djamel Bouras stressed Wednesday in New York the importance of promoting the values of democracy, development and human rights to reach a "social compact reflecting... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Plastic microbead ban fails in California SenateA bill to bar California retailers from selling cosmetic products that contain
Plastic microbead ban fails in California Senate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
A bill to bar California retailers from selling cosmetic products that contain exfoliating plastic microbeads failed in the state Senate Thursday after a handful of Democrats held off their votes. Assembly Bill 888, which would have implemented the... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
DOST targets over 7,000 free public WiFi sites in PHGot a tip? Send it to us at manila@coconuts.co. The Department of Science and T
DOST targets over 7,000 free public WiFi sites in PH
Coconuts Manila / Posted yesterday
Got a tip? Send it to us at manila@coconuts.co. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said on Thu, Sep 3, that the implementation of the free public WiFi law is now 25% complete. DOST undersecretary Louis Casambre told lawmakers at the... Read more
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The Hindu
MoU with ISI dropped, says KarzaiMr. Karzai’s comments come months after the Afghan parliament witnessed uproar
MoU with ISI dropped, says Karzai
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Mr. Karzai’s comments come months after the Afghan parliament witnessed uproar over the contents of the MoU reportedly signed in May 2015. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in May between Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Celia Veloso blasts PH envoy in Jakarta anewMANILA - The Philippine Consul General in Jakarta is under fire for allegedly b
Celia Veloso blasts PH envoy in Jakarta anew
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
MANILA - The Philippine Consul General in Jakarta is under fire for allegedly bungling the case of Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipino on death row in Indonesia for drug trafficking. "Sa totoo lang, noong nasa Indonesia kami, may sama ako ng loob kay chair... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Farmers protest in Paris over food pricesMore than 1000 tractors have begun rolling into Paris as French farmers try to
Farmers protest in Paris over food prices
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
More than 1000 tractors have begun rolling into Paris as French farmers try to clog up the capital's roads in protest at plummeting food prices. The first tractor arrived at the busy Nation roundabout in the east of the city, but Parisians heeded... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Mass tractor protest in Paris over plunging farm income Published: 3 September 2015 7:55 PM French farmers from western France regio
Mass tractor protest in Paris over plunging farm income
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 3 September 2015 7:55 PM French farmers from western France regions drive their tractors on the A10 motorway, outside Paris. Over a thousand tractors were heading towards Paris for... Read more
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The New Age
Mass tractor protest in Paris over plunging farm incomeMore than 1,000 tractors rolled into Paris on Thursday as farmers attempted to
Mass tractor protest in Paris over plunging farm income
The New Age / Posted yesterday
More than 1,000 tractors rolled into Paris on Thursday as farmers attempted to clog up the capital's roads in protest at their plummeting incomes. Tractors were lined up at the busy Nation roundabout in the east of the city, but Parisians heeded... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Mass tractor protest in Paris over falling food pricesby Eric Randolph Paris, France | AFP – More than 1,000 tractors began rolling
Mass tractor protest in Paris over falling food prices
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
by Eric Randolph Paris, France | AFP – More than 1,000 tractors began rolling into Paris on Thursday as farmers tried to clog up the capital’s roads in protest at plummeting food prices. The first tractor arrived at the busy Nation roundabout in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Some Democrats wary of bill cutting gasoline useThe debate in the Legislature over a Draconian climate bill shows how Californi
Some Democrats wary of bill cutting gasoline use
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
The debate in the Legislature over a Draconian climate bill shows how California’s Republican Party still matters. Senate Bill 350, by Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, would, among other things, mandate a 50 percent cut in... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
DOST targets over 7,000 free Wi-Fi sites in PHMANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Thursday that the
DOST targets over 7,000 free Wi-Fi sites in PH
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Thursday that the implementation of the free public Wi-Fi law is now 25 percent complete. DOST undersecretary Louis Casambre told lawmakers at the House of Representatives Appropriations... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic Labor staffers to be scrutinisedAn investigation into Labor's use of taxpayer-funded electorate staff in politi
Vic Labor staffers to be scrutinised
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
An investigation into Labor's use of taxpayer-funded electorate staff in political campaigning won't be rushed, Victoria's upper house president says. Bruce Atkinson says he and lower house speaker Telmo Languiller will decide how the investigation... Read more
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Japan Today
Ruling camp eyes enacting security law without using special rule ‹ Japan TodayThe Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner Komeito on Wednesday agr
Ruling camp eyes enacting security law without using special rule ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner Komeito on Wednesday agreed on a plan to pass controversial security bills into law with a vote in the upper house, rather than send them back to the more powerful lower house for passage under a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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The Courier
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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The Young Witness
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Canberra Times
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military paradeRussian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military parade
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew member upon his arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Ng Han Guan Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there,... Read more
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Western Advocate
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Kiama Independent
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Manning River Times
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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The North West Star
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military paradeRussian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military parade
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew member upon his arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Ng Han Guan Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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The Age
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military paradeRussian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military parade
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew member upon his arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Ng Han Guan Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there,... Read more
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The Border Mail
China's military parade: who's coming, who's notHalf of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surr
China's military parade: who's coming, who's not
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Half of ASEAN absent as Japan rues presence of UN Secretary-General as its surrender in 1945 commemorated. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military paradeRussian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's military parade
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew member upon his arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Ng Han Guan Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there,... Read more
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WA Today
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's miliary paradeRussian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew
Friends, despots, and investment recipients: who's coming to China's miliary parade
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with an aircrew member upon his arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Ng Han Guan Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Vic Labor staffers to be scrutinisedAN investigation into Labor's use of taxpayer-funded electorate staff in politi
Vic Labor staffers to be scrutinised
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
AN investigation into Labor's use of taxpayer-funded electorate staff in political campaigning won't be rushed, Victoria's upper house president says. BRUCE Atkinson says he and lower house speaker Telmo Languiller will decide how the investigation... Read more
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News.com.au
Vic Labor staffers to be scrutinisedbreaking news AN investigation into Labor's use of taxpayer-funded electorat
Vic Labor staffers to be scrutinised
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
breaking news AN investigation into Labor's use of taxpayer-funded electorate staff in political campaigning won't be rushed, Victoria's upper house president says. BRUCE Atkinson says he and lower house... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Upper House Opens Autumn SessionAlgiers — Council of the Nation (upper house of Parliament) has opened Wednesda
Upper House Opens Autumn Session
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — Council of the Nation (upper house of Parliament) has opened Wednesday its autumn session 2015 at a plenary session chaired by Deputy Speaker Hadj Laib. The opening ceremony took place in the presence of the speaker of the People's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lower House Opens Autumn SessionAlgiers — The autumn session of the People's National Assembly (lower house of
Lower House Opens Autumn Session
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — The autumn session of the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) has opened Wednesday in Algiers, with a plenary session chaired by Speaker Mohamed-Larbi Ould Khelifa. The opening ceremony took place in the presence of... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
LET’s brace for the worse, as El Niño rears ugly headWednesday, 02 September 2015 13:50 “He that loveth father or mother more than
LET’s brace for the worse, as El Niño rears ugly head
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 13:50 “He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.” Matthew 10: 37. Email: jayfeliciano2yahoo.com REARING its ugly head-- the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Victorian Labor campaign staffers scrutinisedVictoria's parliamentary Speakers will decide whether to investigate Labor over
Victorian Labor campaign staffers scrutinised
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Victoria's parliamentary Speakers will decide whether to investigate Labor over allegations the party used taxpayer-funded electorate staff to run political campaigns. Premier Daniel Andrews maintains no rules were broken after he was asked directly... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Villanueva, Roxas ally refute new PDAF scam allegationsMANILA - Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Joe
Villanueva, Roxas ally refute new PDAF scam allegations
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA - Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Joel Villanueva and YACAP party-list Rep. Carol Jane Lopez are refuting allegations they misused their priority development assistance funds (PDAF) in the wake of a new... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rorts claim: Andrews government under attackPremier says 'pooling' arrangements have 'existed for decades'. Daniel Andrews
Rorts claim: Andrews government under attack
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Premier says 'pooling' arrangements have 'existed for decades'. Daniel Andrews' government has been rocked by a fresh round of factional infighting with damaging leaks accusing the Premier of overseeing systemic rorts of taxpayer funded electorate... Read more
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News.com.au
Vic Labor campaign staffers scrutinisedbreaking news VICTORIA'S parliamentary Speakers will decide whether to inves
Vic Labor campaign staffers scrutinised
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
breaking news VICTORIA'S parliamentary Speakers will decide whether to investigate Labor over allegations the party used taxpayer-funded electorate staff to run political campaigns. PREMIER Daniel Andrews... Read more
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The Courier
Rorts claim: Andrews government under attackPremier says 'pooling' arrangements have 'existed for decades'. Daniel Andrews
Rorts claim: Andrews government under attack
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Premier says 'pooling' arrangements have 'existed for decades'. Daniel Andrews' government has been rocked by a fresh round of factional infighting with damaging leaks accusing the Premier of overseeing systemic rorts of taxpayer funded electorate... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
CDC chief warns of vote lawsuitConstitution Drafting Committee (CDC) chairman Borwornsak Uwanno has threatened
CDC chief warns of vote lawsuit
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) chairman Borwornsak Uwanno has threatened to file a counter-suit against some members of the National Reform Council (NRC) who reportedly plan to sue 21 CDC members if they vote on the draft charter. His move... Read more
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The Age
Women wanted for safe Liberal seatsSenior Opposition frontbencher Mary Wooldridge. Looming byelections in safe Li
Women wanted for safe Liberal seats
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Senior Opposition frontbencher Mary Wooldridge. Looming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more women to enter the party's parliamentary ranks, senior party members say. Polwarth and South-West Coast are being vacated... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Russia Fraternity Extoled by First VP Diaz-CanelFirst Vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers and a member of the
Russia Fraternity Extoled by First VP Diaz-Canel
Radio Angulo / Posted 3 days ago
First Vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers and a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, highlighted on Monday the historic bonds of friendship, family and true... Read more
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The Border Mail
Women wanted for safe Liberal seatsLooming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more
Women wanted for safe Liberal seats
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Looming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more women to enter the party's parliamentary ranks, senior party members say. Looming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more women to enter... Read more
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The Courier
Women wanted for safe Liberal seatsLooming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more
Women wanted for safe Liberal seats
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Looming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more women to enter the party's parliamentary ranks, senior party members say. Looming byelections in safe Liberal seats are the perfect opportunity for more women to enter... Read more
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asianage
Bilawal Bhutto to drag PPP to the leftPakistan People’s Party chief Bilawal Bhutto is working to drag Zulfikar Ali Bh
Bilawal Bhutto to drag PPP to the left
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Pakistan People’s Party chief Bilawal Bhutto is working to drag Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s party back to the left as it has increasingly come closer to the centre in the recent years, political sources said. “At present, the party can be called left of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Unusually Massive Protests Erupt in Japan Against Forthcoming "War Legislation"Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In case you aren’t up t
Unusually Massive Protests Erupt in Japan Against Forthcoming "War Legislation"
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In case you aren’t up to speed on your Japanese history, the nation’s post WWII Constitution prohibits military action unless it’s in self-defense. Clearly a sensible approach, which is why the... Read more
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Japan Today
Would-be lawmakers must ensure they are well-known in the constituency. To do that, they have to spend every spare moment at parties and festivals. If you are a mother with small children, you just can't do it. ‹ Japan TodayWould-be lawmakers must ensure they are well-known in the constituency. To do t
Would-be lawmakers must ensure they are well-known in the constituency. To do that, they have to spend every spare moment at parties and festivals. If you are a mother with small children, you just can't do it. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
Would-be lawmakers must ensure they are well-known in the constituency. To do that, they have to spend every spare moment at parties and festivals. If you are a mother with small children, you just can't do it. Independent upper house lawmaker... Read more
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