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Namibia Economist
The EU orders Greece to accept a lot more migrantsGREECE has had a miserable year. In 2015, even as the country was getting its t
The EU orders Greece to accept a lot more migrants
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 hours ago
GREECE has had a miserable year. In 2015, even as the country was getting its third bail-out in five years, it was deluged by over 800,000 Middle Eastern migrants passing through on their way to northern Europe. This year has not started off much... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prayers Urged As South African MPs Debate State of NationThe Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has called for prayers for South Af
Prayers Urged As South African MPs Debate State of Nation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has called for prayers for South Africa as the country's Parliament debates the state of the nation. President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address at 7.00 pm this evening (5.00... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CIF Weighs in On Water ShortagesThe Construction Industries Federation of Namibia recently weighed in on the wa
CIF Weighs in On Water Shortages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
The Construction Industries Federation of Namibia recently weighed in on the water shortage being experienced in the central area when it spoke to the Economist this week through its General Manager, Bärbel Kirchner. "The Construction Industries... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Jacob Zuma announces sweeping reforms for South AfricaMired in his worst political and economic crisis since winning power in 2009, S
Jacob Zuma announces sweeping reforms for South Africa
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Mired in his worst political and economic crisis since winning power in 2009, South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to slash costs, get rid of state companies and make his government more friendly to business. Mr. Zuma, struggling to avoid a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SONA 2016: A cordon sanitaire and a few unexpected guests in the galleryIt took just 90 minutes; the Economic Freedom Fighters parliamentarians were ev
SONA 2016: A cordon sanitaire and a few unexpected guests in the gallery
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
It took just 90 minutes; the Economic Freedom Fighters parliamentarians were evicted for raising points of order and privilege. EFF leader Julius Malema delivered the alternative state of the nation - right opposite the giant television screen... Read more
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Reuters
EU's Moscovici confident Greek reform review to end in MarchProtesters wave Greek and EU flags during a pro-Euro rally in front of the parl
EU's Moscovici confident Greek reform review to end in March
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Protesters wave Greek and EU flags during a pro-Euro rally in front of the parliament building, in Athens, Greece, June 30, 2015. BRUSSELS Talks with Greece on reforms are progressing and may be concluded in March if sufficient progress is achieved... Read more
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express
Riot police clash with protestors as racial tensions rise before Zuma speechBREAKING: RIOT police in South Africa have deployed water cannons and fired s
Riot police clash with protestors as racial tensions rise before Zuma speech
express / Posted yesterday
BREAKING: RIOT police in South Africa have deployed water cannons and fired stun grenades at protestors as racial tensions threaten to spill over ahead of the president's... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
South African president faces protests at parliamentJOHANNESBURG (AP) � South African police are securing roads around parliament a
South African president faces protests at parliament
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
JOHANNESBURG (AP) � South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a state-of-the-nation address amid harsh criticism of his conduct. Zuma could face disruption inside... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delaysMs Davidson said: "We have a botched IT system costing nearly half as much as t
Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delays
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Ms Davidson said: "We have a botched IT system costing nearly half as much as this Parliament building, which still doesn't work, we have farmers fobbed off with promises that they would receive their payments by the end of January, and only a third... Read more
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Times of Malta
Specifications for parliament's stone cladding changed after quarrying startedRecords kept by the company that supplied stone blocks to an Italian firm which
Specifications for parliament's stone cladding changed after quarrying started
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Records kept by the company that supplied stone blocks to an Italian firm which shaped them to form the cladding of the new Parliament building showed that it never managed to supply the agreed monthly quantity, a court heard this morning. In... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
South African president faces protests at parliament AP News | 02/11/16 03:25 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African police are se
South African president faces protests at parliament
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
AP News | 02/11/16 03:25 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
South African president faces protests at parliamentJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are securing roads around parliament a
South African president faces protests at parliament
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a state-of-the-nation address amid harsh criticism of his conduct. Zuma could face disruption inside... Read more
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The Seattle Times
South African president faces protests at parliamentJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are securing roads around parliament a
South African president faces protests at parliament
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a state-of-the-nation address amid harsh criticism of his conduct. Zuma could face disruption inside... Read more
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ABC News
South African President Faces Protests at ParliamentSouth African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected pro
South African President Faces Protests at Parliament
ABC News / Posted yesterday
South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a state-of-the-nation address amid harsh criticism of his conduct. Zuma could face disruption inside the parliament... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Reporters barred from covering 1MDB hearing The final rounds of meetings on 1Malaysia Development Berhad by the Public Ac
Reporters barred from covering 1MDB hearing
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
The final rounds of meetings on 1Malaysia Development Berhad by the Public Accounts Committee begins today. Journalists have been barred from covering the meeting at Parliament. – AFP file pic, February... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Leaves New Parliament Plans to MPsPresident Hage Geingob yesterday refused to be drawn into a debate over plans t
President Leaves New Parliament Plans to MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Hage Geingob yesterday refused to be drawn into a debate over plans to construct a new parliament building at a cost of N$700 million, saying the legislature must rule on the subject. Ironically, he made the remarks in parliament gardens... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are Not BrokePRESIDENT Hage Geingob has maintained that the government is not broke and insi
We Are Not Broke
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has maintained that the government is not broke and insisted that the economic outlook of the country is promising. Geingob made the remarks yesterday when he opened the sixth session of the third parliament in a hot tent set... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deadly attack on Indian air base is blamed on Pakistani militants, clouding peace talksMilitants wearing army uniforms stormed an Indian air force base near the Pakis
Deadly attack on Indian air base is blamed on Pakistani militants, clouding peace talks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Militants wearing army uniforms stormed an Indian air force base near the Pakistani border early Saturday, setting off a daylong battle that left five assailants and three Indian soldiers dead, according to officials and media reports. Four... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Opening Moves to Garden Due to Space ConstraintsSpace constraints in the National Assembly have compelled parliament to fork ou
Parliament Opening Moves to Garden Due to Space Constraints
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Space constraints in the National Assembly have compelled parliament to fork out over N$1 million on conference facilities for the official joint opening of parliament that will be held in the parliament gardens today. As a result of the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Malta newspapers reviewThe following are the top stories in the Maltese newspapers today. Times of Ma
Malta newspapers review
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
The following are the top stories in the Maltese newspapers today. Times of Malta reports that the company which supplied stone for the Parliament building has denied that the product was of inferior quality. It also reports on Opposition calls for... Read more
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Times of Malta
Parliament stone firm denies poor quality claims - accuses Italian contractor of trying to avoid paymentThe supplier of stone cladding for the new Parliament building in Valletta has
Parliament stone firm denies poor quality claims - accuses Italian contractor of trying to avoid payment
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
The supplier of stone cladding for the new Parliament building in Valletta has strongly denied allegations of supplying inferior quality material. A company spokesman accused the Italian contractor making the allegations of trying to find a pretext... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 02.01.16 | News & Observer A member of the PPK block (Krishna Peacock Feather
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
02.01.16 | News & Observer A member of the PPK block (Krishna Peacock Feather) takes part in a carnival parade at Jardim dos Pirineus neighbourhood, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 7, 2016. The Krishna Peacock Feather... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Haiti’s president departs to make way for interim governmentHaiti’s outgoing President Michel Martelly delivers a goodbye salute to support
Haiti’s president departs to make way for interim government
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Haiti’s outgoing President Michel Martelly delivers a goodbye salute to supporters before tucking into his vehicle outside the parliament building in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. Martelly made his farewell address to Parliament... Read more
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Times of Malta
Italian TV show Le Iene pours scorn over Malta's parliament building debtsThe government’s debts with one of the developers of the new parliament buildin
Italian TV show Le Iene pours scorn over Malta's parliament building debts
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
The government’s debts with one of the developers of the new parliament building in Valletta earned it rebuke on popular Italian TV show Le Iene. The eight-minute clip pours scorn on the fact that the government still owed Italian contractor CFF... Read more
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Daily Mail
Violent clashes break out as thousands take part in PEGIDA protestsA world divided: Violent clashes break out across the globe as thousands take t
Violent clashes break out as thousands take part in PEGIDA protests
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
A world divided: Violent clashes break out across the globe as thousands take to the streets in anti-Islam protests organised by far-right group PEGIDA Protesters have clashed with immigration supporters and police forces during planned far-right... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Holyrood asked to investigate Alex Salmond radio showHowever, Mr Salmond also answered questions during the half-hour show about whe
Holyrood asked to investigate Alex Salmond radio show
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
However, Mr Salmond also answered questions during the half-hour show about whether he though Lord Lucan got away with murder, Donald Trump’s US presidential bid faltering in Iowa and his religious beliefs. So Alex Salmond on his 2nd (or is it 4th?)... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
One dead as former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti Police officers prevent protesters from getting to the parliament building in
One dead as former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Police officers prevent protesters from getting to the parliament building in Port-au-Prince (AP) A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed with a far larger gathering of anti-government... Read more
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The Verge
Laura Poitras at the Whitney: redrawing the war on terrorPrevious StoryNinja Gaiden composer Keiji Yamagishi on the enduring appeal of c
Laura Poitras at the Whitney: redrawing the war on terror
The Verge / Posted 7 days ago
Previous StoryNinja Gaiden composer Keiji Yamagishi on the enduring appeal of chiptunes Next StoryHow football helmets fail to protect against some of the most dangerous hits in... Astro Noise opens today at the Whitney Museum in New York On the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim-Sino Mega Deals in LimboZimbabwe and China's much-vaunted multi-billion dollar mega-deals in various se
Zim-Sino Mega Deals in Limbo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Zimbabwe and China's much-vaunted multi-billion dollar mega-deals in various sectors of the economy are hanging in the balance amid indications that Sinosure, a leading Chinese insurance company, is reluctant to guarantee more financial loans from... Read more
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EuroNews
Moldova: protesters storm ParliamentProtesters storm Moldovan Parliament Pro-EU government approved Russian oppos
Moldova: protesters storm Parliament
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
Protesters storm Moldovan Parliament Pro-EU government approved Russian opposition boycotted the vote The newsHundreds of protesters storm police lines to get into the parliament building in Moldova. Protesters waved the Moldovan flag and chanted... Read more
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Zero Hedge
False Flags Are Just a Conspiracy Theor ... Admitted FactPresidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police
False Flags Are Just a Conspiracy Theor ... Admitted Fact
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either... Read more
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Calcutta News
AFGHAN CEO ASKS WORLD TO JOIN HANDS AGAINST TERRORISM AT CONFERENCE IN INDIA NATURAL WITH ENGLISH SPEECHDURATION: 2.13SOURCE: ANITV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS:
AFGHAN CEO ASKS WORLD TO JOIN HANDS AGAINST TERRORISM AT CONFERENCE IN INDIA
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
NATURAL WITH ENGLISH SPEECHDURATION: 2.13SOURCE: ANITV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS: NO ACCESS ARDAfghan CEO asks world to join hands against terrorism at conference in IndiaKEY... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Addresses Venaani's Avoidance ClaimsWindhoek — President Hage Geingob yesterday laughed off claims that he has been
President Addresses Venaani's Avoidance Claims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Windhoek — President Hage Geingob yesterday laughed off claims that he has been deliberately avoiding to meet official opposition leader McHenry Venaani to discuss issues of national concern. Venaani has claimed on a number of occasions that Geingob... Read more
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Times of Malta
Parliament project leader denies stone was ‘inferior’The joint venture responsible for the new Parliament building has denied claims
Parliament project leader denies stone was ‘inferior’
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
The joint venture responsible for the new Parliament building has denied claims by an Italian contractor that the stone supplied for the cladding was of inferior quality or that the test results were kept secret. BIB JV said CFF Filiberti srl, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Can Count On 'Reliable' China for Economic Independence - Foreign MinisterAs Malawi is facing slowing economy with commodities tanking due to continued a
Govt Can Count On 'Reliable' China for Economic Independence - Foreign Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
As Malawi is facing slowing economy with commodities tanking due to continued aid freeze by Western donors, China has given the southern African nation an assurance that it is "realiable" and "ideal" partner committed to funding key infrastructure... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Suu Kyi allies face former foes as Myanmar’s new rulers take seatsTaking his seat in Myanmar’s parliament for the first time, Myo Zaw Aung, a one
Suu Kyi allies face former foes as Myanmar’s new rulers take seats
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Taking his seat in Myanmar’s parliament for the first time, Myo Zaw Aung, a onetime bodyguard for Aung San Suu Kyi, acknowledged the dozens of new lawmakers from her National League for Democracy (NLD) had a daunting task ahead. “We’re facing an... Read more
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asianage
India, Afghanistan ink pact for diplomats’ visa-free travelPM Narendra Modi with Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah in New Delh
India, Afghanistan ink pact for diplomats’ visa-free travel
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
PM Narendra Modi with Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI India and Afghanistan on Monday inked a pact for visa-free travel by their diplomats following Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah’s meeting with... Read more
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asianage
India, Afghanistan ink pact for diplomats' visa-free travelPM Narendra Modi with Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah in New Delh
India, Afghanistan ink pact for diplomats' visa-free travel
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
PM Narendra Modi with Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI India and Afghanistan on Monday inked a pact for visa-free travel by their diplomats following Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah’s meeting with... Read more
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Calcutta News
Modi reiterates India stand for building peaceful Afghanistan New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated Ind
Modi reiterates India stand for building peaceful Afghanistan
Calcutta News / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated India's commitment for building a peaceful Afghanistan when Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer and Head of the... Read more
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Calcutta News
India approves more projects in Afghanistan New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India on Monday approved the third phase of 92 small
India approves more projects in Afghanistan
Calcutta News / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India on Monday approved the third phase of 92 small development projects in Afghanistan. This was announced after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Afghan Chief... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Takes Control Of Myanmar's ParliamentFor the first time in decades, a freely elected parliament took its seats in My
Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Takes Control Of Myanmar's Parliament
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
For the first time in decades, a freely elected parliament took its seats in Myanmar on Monday, with the party of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi preparing to run the country. The change comes after years of strife — and a weekend of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suu Kyi’s party takes control of parlyNaypyitaw - Hundreds of lawmakers from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of De
Suu Kyi’s party takes control of parly
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Naypyitaw - Hundreds of lawmakers from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy were sworn into Myanmar's parliament on Monday, with enough seats to choose the country's first democratically elected government since the military took power in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malawi Relations Stepping Into New Era of Win-Win Cooperation and Common DevelopmentChina-Malawi Relations Stepping into New Era of Win-win Cooperation and Common
Malawi Relations Stepping Into New Era of Win-Win Cooperation and Common Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
China-Malawi Relations Stepping into New Era of Win-win Cooperation and Common Development At the invitation of Hon. Dr. George Chaponda, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Malawi, H.E. Wang Yi, Minister of... Read more
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The Hindu
India, Afghanistan ink pack for visa-free travel by diplomatsIndia and Afghanistan today inked a pact for visa-free travel by their diplomat
India, Afghanistan ink pack for visa-free travel by diplomats
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
India and Afghanistan today inked a pact for visa-free travel by their diplomats following Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which they discussed key bilateral and regional issues including... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi reiterates India stand for building peaceful Afghanistan (New Delhi, Feb 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated India's co
Modi reiterates India stand for building peaceful Afghanistan (
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated India's commitment for building a peaceful Afghanistan when Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers Abdullah Abdullah called on him here. "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malawi Gets Chinese 'Buffet', K6.5bn to Buy Maize - China Foreign Minister Meets President MutharikaPresident Arthur Peter Mutharika on Sunday met Minister of Foreign Affairs of t
Malawi Gets Chinese 'Buffet', K6.5bn to Buy Maize - China Foreign Minister Meets President Mutharika
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
President Arthur Peter Mutharika on Sunday met Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of China, Wang Yi at Kamuzu Palace where the envoy forwarded a donation of K6.5 billion from his government to Malawi for the purchase of maize as a... 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 11 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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Channel NewsAsia
Explosion near parliament in Afghan capital Kabul - witnessesKABUL: An explosion rocked an area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday in the
Explosion near parliament in Afghan capital Kabul - witnesses
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
KABUL: An explosion rocked an area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday in the Deh Mazang area of the city near the parliament building, witnesses reported. There were no immediate details of any damage or casualties. (Reporting by Hamid Shalizi;... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
New era dawns as Suu Kyi’s party strides into parliament Published: 1 February 2016 4:15 PM Wearing orange uniforms, lawmakers from S
New era dawns as Suu Kyi’s party strides into parliament
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 1 February 2016 4:15 PM Wearing orange uniforms, lawmakers from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy arrive for their first day of work in the capital Naypyidaw. – Reuters pic,... Read more
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New Kerala
India approves more projects in AfghanistanNew Delhi, Feb 1 : India on Monday approved the third phase of 92 small develop
India approves more projects in Afghanistan
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 : India on Monday approved the third phase of 92 small development projects in Afghanistan. This was announced after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Afghan Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers... Read more
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