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Channel NewsAsia
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budgetABUJA: Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 2
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budget
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
ABUJA: Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 25 because ministers cannot agree on revised public spending plans, lawmakers said on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari presented a record US$30 billion budget in... Read more
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The Star
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budgetABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget
Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budget
The Star / Posted 2 hours ago
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's parliament has postponed voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 25 because ministers cannot agree on revised public spending plans, lawmakers said on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari presented a record $30 billion budget... Read more
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Eu Business
Italy announces EU opinion probe — EU(ROME) - Italy will launch a massive online effort to gauge its people's viewpo
Italy announces EU opinion probe — EU
Eu Business / Posted 4 hours ago
(ROME) - Italy will launch a massive online effort to gauge its people's viewpoints on the European Union as part of an effort to bind the 28-nation bloc tighter, a parliamentary leader announced Tuesday. "It's an initiative that aims to give... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliamentary Groups Welcome Content of Revised ConstitutionAlgiers — Most of the parliamentary groups voiced their adherence to the projec
Parliamentary Groups Welcome Content of Revised Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Algiers — Most of the parliamentary groups voiced their adherence to the project of the constitutional revision and welcomed the new provisions introduced in the amended constitution. "We have been offered the opportunity to place the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bouchouareb - Amended Constitution Gives Identity to National EconomyDubai — Minister of Industry and Mines Bouchouareb Abdessalem said Monday in Du
Bouchouareb - Amended Constitution Gives Identity to National Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Dubai — Minister of Industry and Mines Bouchouareb Abdessalem said Monday in Dubai that the amended Constitution, passed by both Houses of Parliament, "has given an identity to the national economy." Speaking at a meeting between Prime Minister... Read more
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New Kerala
France's National Assembly approves state of emergency billParis, Feb 9 : France's National Assembly, the lower house of the country's par
France's National Assembly approves state of emergency bill
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
Paris, Feb 9 : France's National Assembly, the lower house of the country's parliament, has approved the government's constitutional reform aimed at giving the green light to a state of emergency amid growing concerns that it will weaken citizens'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plenary Session of Parliament Devoted to Vote On Revision of Constitution Begins in AlgiersAlgiers — The work of the plenary special session of Parliament devoted to the
Plenary Session of Parliament Devoted to Vote On Revision of Constitution Begins in Algiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Algiers — The work of the plenary special session of Parliament devoted to the vote on the draft revised Constitution began Sunday at the Palace of Nations (Algiers) under the chairmanship of Speaker of Parliament Abdelkader Bensalah. Speaker of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sellal Presents Draft Revised ConstitutionAlgiers — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has presented Sunday in Algiers the
Sellal Presents Draft Revised Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Algiers — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has presented Sunday in Algiers the draft revised Constitution during a plenary session of the Parliament. Sellal, who outlines the main provisions of the draft revised Constitution, underlined that the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Japan’s parliament unanimously condemns North Korea rocket launchTOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament has condemned North Korea’s long-range rocket l
Japan’s parliament unanimously condemns North Korea rocket launch
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament has condemned North Korea’s long-range rocket launch, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding the communist nation immediately stop such activity. In a resolution unanimously passed... Read more
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DW
France's National Assembly votes to enshrine state of emergency in constitution |The National Assembly, French parliament's lower house, voted late on Monday in
France's National Assembly votes to enshrine state of emergency in constitution |
DW / Posted 12 hours ago
The National Assembly, French parliament's lower house, voted late on Monday in favor of amending the constitution to include procedures for declaring a state of national emergency. The first measure of a plan to revise French legislation to grant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appointed Egyptian Parliamentarian Submits ResignationCairo — Egyptian parliamentarian Serry Siam who was appointed by presidential d
Appointed Egyptian Parliamentarian Submits Resignation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Cairo — Egyptian parliamentarian Serry Siam who was appointed by presidential decree handed in his resignation on Monday. A decision on whether to accept Siam's resignation will be made on Saturday during a general assembly of the House of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
French lower house votes to enshrine state of emergency in constitution2016-02-09 09:37 France's President Francois Hollande. (Thibault Camus, AP) P
French lower house votes to enshrine state of emergency in constitution
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
2016-02-09 09:37 France's President Francois Hollande. (Thibault Camus, AP) Paris - The lower house of the French parliament voted on Monday in favour of enshrining in the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Japan's parliament condemns North Korea rocket launchTOKYO (AP) � Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launc
Japan's parliament condemns North Korea rocket launch
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) � Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch Tuesday, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding that the communist nation immediately stop such activity. In a resolution... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Japan's parliament condemns North Korea rocket launchJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during the plenary session
Japan's parliament condemns North Korea rocket launch
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during the plenary session of the lower house in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch Tuesday, calling it a serious provocation against... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan’s parliament condemns North Korea rocket launchSouth Korean residents in Japan protest with a banner that reads: “we sternly d
Japan’s parliament condemns North Korea rocket launch
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
South Korean residents in Japan protest with a banner that reads: “we sternly denouce the missile launch” in front of headquarters of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, in Tokyo Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The UN Security... Read more
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Salon.com
Japan’s parliament condemns North Korea rocket launchTOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament has condemned North Korea’s long-range rocket l
Japan’s parliament condemns North Korea rocket launch
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament has condemned North Korea’s long-range rocket launch, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding the communist nation immediately stop such activity. In a resolution unanimously passed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
France Just Enshrined Its "State Of Emergency" In The ConstitutionAs we detailed previously, back on September 11, Zero Hedge predicted the event
France Just Enshrined Its "State Of Emergency" In The Constitution
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 hours ago
As we detailed previously, back on September 11, Zero Hedge predicted the events which unfolded in Paris last Friday (and the resulting aftermath) with uncanny accuracy. Specifically, we said that "as the need to ratchet up the fear factor grows,... Read more
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asianage
Myanmar’s new President name to be known March 17The names of Myanmar’s next President and two vice presidents will be revealed
Myanmar’s new President name to be known March 17
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
The names of Myanmar’s next President and two vice presidents will be revealed on March 17, an official said Monday, setting a clear timeline for the transition of power from a military-controlled government to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s... Read more
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asianage
Myanmar's new President name to be known March 17The names of Myanmar’s next President and two vice presidents will be revealed
Myanmar's new President name to be known March 17
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
The names of Myanmar’s next President and two vice presidents will be revealed on March 17, an official said Monday, setting a clear timeline for the transition of power from a military-controlled government to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s... Read more
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Daily News
Envoy meets Russian cosmonautAmbassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe called on Valentina Tereshkova, a Russian form
Envoy meets Russian cosmonaut
Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Ambassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe called on Valentina Tereshkova, a Russian former cosmonaut, the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. To... Read more
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examiner.com
Villa Real: Madrid’s Derby Collection standoutInside the 5-star property, 115 bedrooms and suites feature private balconies a
Villa Real: Madrid’s Derby Collection standout
examiner.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Inside the 5-star property, 115 bedrooms and suites feature private balconies and terraces that also overlook the Paseo de la Castellana, botanical gardens, as well as the Congreso de los Diputados, Spanish Parliament’s lower house. From a room’s... Read more
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The Hindu
Could Suu Kyi be the next President?The names of Myanmar’s next President and two Vice-Presidents will be revealed
Could Suu Kyi be the next President?
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The names of Myanmar’s next President and two Vice-Presidents will be revealed on March 17, an official said, setting a clear timeline for the transition of power from a military-controlled government to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s party. In... Read more
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The China Post
Reports hint Suu Kyi could be Myanmar president NAYPYITAW, Myanmar--Two pro-government television channels say that "positive
Reports hint Suu Kyi could be Myanmar president
The China Post / Posted yesterday
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar--Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Booming Drone Market Offers Niche for Plastics-Maker EMS-Chemie(Bloomberg) -- EMS-Chemie Holding AG, the Swiss supplier of resins to General M
Booming Drone Market Offers Niche for Plastics-Maker EMS-Chemie
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
(Bloomberg) -- EMS-Chemie Holding AG, the Swiss supplier of resins to General Motors Co., is turning its attention to the rapidly expanding market for commercial drones and its need for lightweight and robust materials to make chassis and other... Read more
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DW
German labor agency: job market can cope with new arrivals |According to Detlef Scheele, the executive director of the Federal Employment A
German labor agency: job market can cope with new arrivals |
DW / Posted yesterday
According to Detlef Scheele, the executive director of the Federal Employment Agency, Germany's labor market has the capacity to absorb about 350,000 refugees per year, at least in "purely quantitative" terms "at the moment." In Monday's edition of... Read more
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DW
Myanmar expected to announce new president within weeks |Parliament chairman Mann Win Khaing Than announced on Monday that the upper hou
Myanmar expected to announce new president within weeks |
DW / Posted yesterday
Parliament chairman Mann Win Khaing Than announced on Monday that the upper house, the lower house and the military will have to select one candidate each for the president and two vice presidents positions before March 17, and submit them to... Read more
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asianage
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentAung San Suu Kyi, left, arrives to participate in the first-day regular session
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
asianage / Posted yesterday
Aung San Suu Kyi, left, arrives to participate in the first-day regular session of the upper house of parliament. (Photo: AP) Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party won a landslide victory in the Nov. 8 general elections. Two pro-government... Read more
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Namibia Economist
In transit“ELECTED…Not winner…Not yet!!!” reads the caption to a photograph of Aung San S
In transit
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
“ELECTED…Not winner…Not yet!!!” reads the caption to a photograph of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s opposition leader, posted this week on the Facebook page of a victorious candidate from her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), in last... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentTwo pro-government television channels say that “positive results” could come o
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Two pro-government television channels say that “positive results” could come out of negotiations between Myanmar’s military chief and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the... Read more
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The China Post
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president NAYPYITAW - Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
The China Post / Posted yesterday
NAYPYITAW - Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional... Read more
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dna
Reports hint Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentTwo pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come o
Reports hint Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
dna / Posted yesterday
Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi's... Read more
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Western Advocate
Philip Ruddock to retire from politics for human rights roleFormer Howard government minister Philip Ruddock is retiring from politics to b
Philip Ruddock to retire from politics for human rights role
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Former Howard government minister Philip Ruddock is retiring from politics to become Australia's special envoy for human rights. Philip Ruddock is calling time on his 42-year political career to become Australia's first special envoy for human... Read more
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asianage
Myanmar's next president to be declared on March 17Lawmakers attend a regular session of the lower house of parliament in Naypyita
Myanmar's next president to be declared on March 17
asianage / Posted yesterday
Lawmakers attend a regular session of the lower house of parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (Photo: AP) Suu Kyi has said previously that even if she doesn't become the president she would run the country from behind the scenes. Naypyitaw, Myanmar:... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
NCSW worked on 20 laws in last three yearsISLAMABAD: National Commission on Status of Women (NCSW) worked on 20 laws in l
NCSW worked on 20 laws in last three years
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
ISLAMABAD: National Commission on Status of Women (NCSW) worked on 20 laws in last three years mainly addressing rights of women and minorities to ensure a conducive and protected environment in the country. The commission worked on Domestic... Read more
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The North West Star
Philip Ruddock to retire from politics for human rights roleFormer Howard government minister Philip Ruddock is retiring from politics to b
Philip Ruddock to retire from politics for human rights role
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Former Howard government minister Philip Ruddock is retiring from politics to become Australia's special envoy for human rights. Philip Ruddock is calling time on his 42-year political career to become Australia's first special envoy for human... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Name of Myanmar's next president to be known March 17FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, lawmakers arrive to participate in the
Name of Myanmar's next president to be known March 17
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, lawmakers arrive to participate in the inaugural session of Myanmar's lower house parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The names of Myanmar's next president and two vice presidents will be revealed on March 17, an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Name of Myanmar’s next President to be known March 17Leader of National League for Democracy party (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi finishes h
Name of Myanmar’s next President to be known March 17
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Leader of National League for Democracy party (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi finishes her renarks in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Aung San Suu Kyi, whose pro-democracy party will take over power in Myanmar from a pro-military government in the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Name of Myanmar's next president to be known March 17FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, lawmakers arrive to participate in the
Name of Myanmar's next president to be known March 17
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, lawmakers arrive to participate in the inaugural session of Myanmar's lower house parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The names of Myanmar's next president and two vice presidents will be revealed on March 17, an... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Philip Ruddock to retire from politics for human rights roleFormer Howard government minister Philip Ruddock is retiring from politics to b
Philip Ruddock to retire from politics for human rights role
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Former Howard government minister Philip Ruddock is retiring from politics to become Australia's special envoy for human rights. Philip Ruddock is calling time on his 42-year political career to become Australia's first special envoy for human... Read more
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Queensland Times
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rightsFEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rights
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
FEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from the Canberra hot house to become Australia's Special Envoy on Human Rights. Mr Ruddock, who is known as the Father of the House as the long-serving MP in the lower house,... Read more
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News.com.au
Nominees for Myanmar's president in March The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next
Nominees for Myanmar's president in March
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next president and two vice presidents will be known on March 17. Parliament chairman Man Win Khine announced on Monday the upper... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rightsFEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rights
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
FEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from the Canberra hot house to become Australia's Special Envoy on Human Rights. Mr Ruddock, who is known as the Father of the House as the long-serving MP in the lower house,... Read more
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Perth Now
Nominees for Myanmar's president in March The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next
Nominees for Myanmar's president in March
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next president and two vice presidents will be known on March 17. Parliament chairman Man Win Khine announced on Monday the upper... Read more
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The Hindu
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentLate Sunday broad casts of, Sky Net and Myanmar National Television said "posit
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Late Sunday broad casts of, Sky Net and Myanmar National Television said "positive results could come out on the negotiation for the suspension of the constitution Article 59 (f)." Two pro-government television channels say that “positive results”... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nominees for Myanmar's president in March The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next
Nominees for Myanmar's president in March
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next president and two vice presidents will be known on March 17. Parliament chairman Man Win Khine announced on Monday the upper... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rightsFEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rights
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
FEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from the Canberra hot house to become Australia's Special Envoy on Human Rights. Mr Ruddock, who is known as the Father of the House as the long-serving MP in the lower house,... Read more
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Salon.com
Nominees for Myanmar’s next president to be known March 17NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — The chairman of Myanmar’s parliament says the nominee
Nominees for Myanmar’s next president to be known March 17
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — The chairman of Myanmar’s parliament says the nominees for the country’s next president and two vice presidents will be known on March 17. Parliament chairman Man Win Khine announced Monday that the upper house, the lower... Read more
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Northern Star
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rightsFEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rights
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
FEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from the Canberra hot house to become Australia's Special Envoy on Human Rights. Mr Ruddock, who is known as the Father of the House as the long-serving MP in the lower house,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rightsFEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from
Ruddock to leave Parliament, will focus on human rights
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
FEDERAL parliament's long-serving Liberal MP, Philip Ruddock, will retire from the Canberra hot house to become Australia's Special Envoy on Human Rights. Mr Ruddock, who is known as the Father of the House as the long-serving MP in the lower house,... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Local TV hints Aung San Suu Kyi could be in line for Burmese presidencyTWO pro-government television channels in Burma (Myanmar) have said that “posit
Local TV hints Aung San Suu Kyi could be in line for Burmese presidency
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
TWO pro-government television channels in Burma (Myanmar) have said that “positive results” could come out of negotiations between Burma’s military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on a constitutional clause preventing her from becoming the president. Suu... Read more
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