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Rappler
SONA 2016: Duterte vows to cut income, corporate taxesam given the leadership of the ways and means committee, we will prioritize the
SONA 2016: Duterte vows to cut income, corporate taxes
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
am given the leadership of the ways and means committee, we will prioritize these measures but we will need the help of the Lower House since all tax measures must originate from them under our Constitution," he said in a statement released... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Sporting decision': Russian relief as IOC resists Rio banadvance payment -- we must now prove to the whole world that our sports people
'Sporting decision': Russian relief as IOC resists Rio ban
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
advance payment -- we must now prove to the whole world that our sports people are clean," Dmitry Svishchev, who heads the lower house of Russian parliament's sports and physical culture committee, told RBK daily. Russian media speculated on how... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gloria back in neck brace, back in Congress“Bebot” Alvarez of the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban
Gloria back in neck brace, back in Congress
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
“Bebot” Alvarez of the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), the emerging party of power in the lower house. The former president won a seat in the House in 2010 and then again in 2013 while in detention for plunder over... Read more
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DW
Poland's German minority faces tough times in Silesia |conflict will escalate." Political representatives of the German minority in Po
Poland's German minority faces tough times in Silesia |
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
conflict will escalate." Political representatives of the German minority in Poland, such as Ryszard Galla, a member of the lower house of parliament, have already announced that they intend to bring a lawsuit before the Constitutional... Read more
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iol.co.za
No winners in sanctions cold war with resilient RussiaFrench parliament has said repeatedly the sanctions will no longer be extended
No winners in sanctions cold war with resilient Russia
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
French parliament has said repeatedly the sanctions will no longer be extended automatically. On April 28, its lower house supported an opposition motion calling for them to be lifted. “Those who conceived these sanctions miss one... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wait continues to see if Eden-Monaro will retain its bellwether statusa modern web browser with JavaScript enabled. Find out more about browser suppo
Wait continues to see if Eden-Monaro will retain its bellwether status
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
a modern web browser with JavaScript enabled. Find out more about browser support at ABC News Online. Crossbench power 5 lower house MPs who could swing a hung parliamentRebekha Sharkie Photo: Card deck of crossbenchers that could determine... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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The Courier
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
The Courier / Posted yesterday
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor unveils education 'dream team'on veterans affairs. Former NSW state Labor minister Linda Burney, who is the
Labor unveils education 'dream team'
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
on veterans affairs. Former NSW state Labor minister Linda Burney, who is the first Aboriginal woman appointed to the lower house, has been parachuted onto the front bench and will be human services spokeswoman. Mr Shorten will personally... Read more
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New Kerala
Benami, whistle blowers bill priority for government in session's second week - newkerala.com #94761and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012. The first two of these Bills would go to
Benami, whistle blowers bill priority for government in session's second week - newkerala.com #94761
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012. The first two of these Bills would go to Rajya Sabha after passed by the Lower House while the Child Labour Bill has been passed by the Upper House last week. During the second week of this... Read more
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Calcutta News
Tanya Plibersek named shadow education minister after front bench reshuffleBurke will return to the environment portfolio, while retaining his position as
Tanya Plibersek named shadow education minister after front bench reshuffle
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
Burke will return to the environment portfolio, while retaining his position as manager of opposition business in the lower house. He will also take on the arts and citizenship portfolios. Shorten will be in charge of indigenous portfolio. He... Read more
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NBC News
What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?diagnosis of international isolation," said Gennady Gudkov, a former lawmaker w
What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?
NBC News / Posted yesterday
diagnosis of international isolation," said Gennady Gudkov, a former lawmaker who was evicted from the State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, after longtime criticism of Putin's policies. "Now we embrace the very people we had never wanted... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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The Young Witness
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairsaffairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the firs
Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
affairs portfolio. The newly elected Linda Burney, a former NSW MP and the first female indigenous member of the federal lower house, heads straight to the frontbench in the human services role. Ballarat MP Catherine King retains the key health... Read more
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dna
India save haven for investors amid Brexit falloutimpact of Brexit, it has in fact emerged as a safe haven for investors around t
India save haven for investors amid Brexit fallout
dna / Posted 2 days ago
impact of Brexit, it has in fact emerged as a safe haven for investors around the world. Jaitley, while speaking at the Lower House in the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament, said that although the Indian rupee, the Sensex, and G-sec rate... Read more
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Reuters
French state of emergency a threat to human rights: NGOpowers for police has met little resistance among French politicians. It was ap
French state of emergency a threat to human rights: NGO
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
powers for police has met little resistance among French politicians. It was approved by 489 votes to 26 in the lower house of parliament and only 26 senators voted against it in a separate vote. "A rolling state of emergency risks... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French state of emergency a threat to human rights - NGOpowers for police has met little resistance among French politicians. It was ap
French state of emergency a threat to human rights - NGO
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
powers for police has met little resistance among French politicians. It was approved by 489 votes to 26 in the lower house of parliament and only 26 senators voted against it in a separate vote. "A rolling state of emergency risks... Read more
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WA Today
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chaina-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Te
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chain
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
a-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) likely to win three seats. In the lower house, the NXT's Rebekha Sharkie will join anti-pokie independent Andrew Wilkie and Greens MP Adam Bandt. Xenophon and... Read more
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The Age
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chaina-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Te
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chain
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
a-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) likely to win three seats. In the lower house, the NXT's Rebekha Sharkie will join anti-pokie independent Andrew Wilkie and Greens MP Adam Bandt. Xenophon and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chaina-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Te
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chain
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) likely to win three seats. In the lower house, the NXT's Rebekha Sharkie will join anti-pokie independent Andrew Wilkie and Greens MP Adam Bandt. Xenophon and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chaina-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Te
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chain
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
a-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) likely to win three seats. In the lower house, the NXT's Rebekha Sharkie will join anti-pokie independent Andrew Wilkie and Greens MP Adam Bandt. Xenophon and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chaina-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Te
Poker machine reform raises stakes for Woolworths supermarket chain
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
a-yet-to-be finalised crossbench to pass legislation, with the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) likely to win three seats. In the lower house, the NXT's Rebekha Sharkie will join anti-pokie independent Andrew Wilkie and Greens MP Adam Bandt. Xenophon and... Read more
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dna
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis defends ministers; says Eknath Khadse given clean chitCongress and NCP have levelled allegations of corruption. Replying to a discus
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis defends ministers; says Eknath Khadse given clean chit
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Congress and NCP have levelled allegations of corruption. Replying to a discussion on 'tainted' ministers, in the Lower House, the CM also made it clear that former Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse -- who resigned recently in the wake of... Read more
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dna
Ganesh Singh appointed chairperson of Joint Committee of Parliament on land acquisition bill, replacing SS Ahluwaliapanel. The resolution giving fresh extension till "the last day of the Winter
Ganesh Singh appointed chairperson of Joint Committee of Parliament on land acquisition bill, replacing SS Ahluwalia
dna / Posted 2 days ago
panel. The resolution giving fresh extension till "the last day of the Winter session" was passed by a voice vote in the Lower House, amid noisy protests over the issue of AAP MP Bhagwant Mann's videography of the Parliament complex. "Yes, I have... Read more
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The Economic Times
Devendra Fadnavis defends ministers; says Eknath Khadse given clean chitReplying to a discussion on 'tainted' ministers, in the Lower House, the CM als
Devendra Fadnavis defends ministers; says Eknath Khadse given clean chit
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Replying to a discussion on 'tainted' ministers, in the Lower House, the CM also made it clear that former Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse -- who resigned recently in the wake of series of allegations against him -- has been given clean chit in the PA... Read more
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Business Standard India
Devendra Fadnavis defends ministers; says Khadse given clean chitCongress and NCP have levelled allegations of corruption. Replying to a discus
Devendra Fadnavis defends ministers; says Khadse given clean chit
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Congress and NCP have levelled allegations of corruption. Replying to a discussion on 'tainted' ministers, in the Lower House, the CM also made it clear that former Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse -- who resigned recently in the wake of... Read more
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The New Statesman
No economy is an island: why Britain's finances now depend on Europeto be held no later than 6 November. The details of the issue at stake – wheth
No economy is an island: why Britain's finances now depend on Europe
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
to be held no later than 6 November. The details of the issue at stake – whether to concentrate more power in Italy’s lower house of parliament – are, in a sense, not that important. Given the rising popularity of the anti-establishment Five... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Road closures in place for Runcorn and Widnes as Mersey Gateway work continuesLane in Widnes began on Monday, July 18, and is due to last for approximately s
Road closures in place for Runcorn and Widnes as Mersey Gateway work continues
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
Lane in Widnes began on Monday, July 18, and is due to last for approximately six weeks. The affected route is between Lower House Lane and the roundabout on Kingsway. The work is being undertaken by Halton Council in connection to the Mersey... Read more
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Mashable
Indian lawmaker in trouble for recording Facebook Live video inside the Parliamentin his car and crossing several security check posts. He explains that his car
Indian lawmaker in trouble for recording Facebook Live video inside the Parliament
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
in his car and crossing several security check posts. He explains that his car is registered with the Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) and has a sensor installed which identifies the car at one of the gates, and announces... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parliament video: Both houses adjourned as MPs demand action against AAP MPthat is a considerable breach of security. Read | Delhi Police may book Mann f
Parliament video: Both houses adjourned as MPs demand action against AAP MP
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
that is a considerable breach of security. Read | Delhi Police may book Mann for uploading Parliament video on FB The lower house was adjourned till Monday, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan summoning the MP. “Thirteen people have laid down their... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko is it, Drilon proclaimsthe manifesto dated July 16 and released yesterday. It said the same of Alvare
Koko is it, Drilon proclaims
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
the manifesto dated July 16 and released yesterday. It said the same of Alvarez, who has mustered a supermajority in the Lower House, with more than 200 lawmakers forming an alliance with the President’s party. The manifesto was signed by 32... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
View of the GOP from out of state: ‘California’s lost’of the Legislature, New Mexico elected a Republican governor, Susana Martinez,
View of the GOP from out of state: ‘California’s lost’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
of the Legislature, New Mexico elected a Republican governor, Susana Martinez, in 2010, and Republicans control the state’s lower house. Much of the California Republican Party’s decline can be attributed to demographics. Like California, a growing... Read more
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New York Post
Pakistan to pass law against honor killingsupper house of parliament passed the bill in 2014 but it lapsed after the gover
Pakistan to pass law against honor killings
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
upper house of parliament passed the bill in 2014 but it lapsed after the government failed to put it up for a vote in the lower house because it was preoccupied with legislation aimed at tackling security problems and economic reforms. A senior... Read more
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The China Post
Pakistan parliament to vote on 'honor killing,' rape lawsa joint sitting of parliament soon." Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N
Pakistan parliament to vote on 'honor killing,' rape laws
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
a joint sitting of parliament soon." Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N party has a large majority of seats in the lower house and the bills are believed to have enough backing from opposition parties to pass in the senate too. A 2005... Read more
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The Hindu
Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 4Valley. The issue was raised by Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on Wednesday. Jome Mini
Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 4
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Valley. The issue was raised by Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on Wednesday. Jome Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lower House. He assured the House that an expert committee will look into alternative non-lethal weapons that can be used... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pakistan Parliament to vote on honor killing, rape lawsa joint sitting of parliament soon.” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s ruling PML-
Pakistan Parliament to vote on honor killing, rape laws
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
a joint sitting of parliament soon.” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s ruling PML-N party has a large majority of seats in the lower house and the bills are believed to have enough backing from opposition parties to pass in the senate too. A 2005... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spanish king to consult parties next week on forming governmentfall short of the seats needed to form an administration. When a party wins fe
Spanish king to consult parties next week on forming government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
fall short of the seats needed to form an administration. When a party wins fewer than the 176 seats needed to control the lower house of the 350-strong parliament, under Spanish law, the king holds talks with all parties across the political... Read more
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Reuters
Spanish king to consult parties next week on forming governmentfall short of the seats needed to form an administration. When a party wins fe
Spanish king to consult parties next week on forming government
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
fall short of the seats needed to form an administration. When a party wins fewer than the 176 seats needed to control the lower house of the 350-strong parliament, under Spanish law, the king holds talks with all parties across the political... Read more
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Calcutta News
Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape lawsin the committee," added Bukhari. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N p
Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape laws
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
in the committee," added Bukhari. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N party has a large majority of seats in the lower house and the bills are believed to have enough backing from opposition parties to pass in the senate too. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Kim Carr's frontbench future rests with Bill Shortento dump Senator Carr from the front bench in favour of newly elected New South
Kim Carr's frontbench future rests with Bill Shorten
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
to dump Senator Carr from the front bench in favour of newly elected New South Wales MP, and first Indigenous women in the Lower House, Linda Burney and Tasmanian Senator Carol Brown. Senator Carr's faction, the Victorian socialist Left, has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
DAPS anger behind formation of new WA political partyunsuccessful tilt at the Australian Senate, Mrs Matheson plans to campaign on a
DAPS anger behind formation of new WA political party
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
unsuccessful tilt at the Australian Senate, Mrs Matheson plans to campaign on a "scrap the DAP" platform as she runs for a Lower House seat at next year's state election. Her Julie Matheson for Western Australia party will tap into a rich vein of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape lawsin the committee," added Bukhari. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N p
Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape laws
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
in the committee," added Bukhari. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N party has a large majority of seats in the lower house and the bills are believed to have enough backing from opposition parties to pass in the senate too. The... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'Give us millions to revive mill sites' - Lord leads calls for East Lancashire to get fair share of £1.8bn regeneration potis arguing that significant funding is needed to ensure the returns for develop
'Give us millions to revive mill sites' - Lord leads calls for East Lancashire to get fair share of £1.8bn regeneration pot
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
is arguing that significant funding is needed to ensure the returns for developers, given East Lancashire’s traditionally lower house prices, makes it worthwhile for housebuilders. He said: “The Government has announced a number of brownfield... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape laws todayin the committee," added Bukhari. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N p
Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape laws today
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
in the committee," added Bukhari. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N party has a large majority of seats in the lower house and the bills are believed to have enough backing from opposition parties to pass in the senate too. The... Read more
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