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Belfast Telegraph
George Osborne's tax deal with Google in the spotlight as French authorities raid the company's officesby a 3 per cent tax rate or £130 million deal with the search giant – branded “
George Osborne's tax deal with Google in the spotlight as French authorities raid the company's offices
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
by a 3 per cent tax rate or £130 million deal with the search giant – branded “disproportionately small” by an influential parliamentary committee at the time. Around 100 agents entered the search giant’s office in Central Paris at 5am on Tuesday... Read more
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Times of Malta
Live: Parliament debating Marlene Farrugia's call for committee to investigate Keith SchembriParliament has started a six-hour debate on a motion by Independent MP Marlene
Live: Parliament debating Marlene Farrugia's call for committee to investigate Keith Schembri
Times of Malta / Posted 6 hours ago
Parliament has started a six-hour debate on a motion by Independent MP Marlene Farrugia calling for the setting up of a parliamentary committee to investigate Keith Schembri, the prime minister's chief of staff, about his activities in relation to... Read more
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International Business Times
We need an immediate suspension of British military sales to Saudi Arabia But this view was contradicted by Hammond's own ministerial colleague at the Fo
We need an immediate suspension of British military sales to Saudi Arabia
International Business Times / Posted 6 hours ago
But this view was contradicted by Hammond's own ministerial colleague at the Foreign Office, Tobias Ellwood. Ellwood told a parliamentary committee in April that he phoned the Saudi Ambassador to the UK to complain that Riyadh was taking too long to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Told to Support Small Farmers Instead of GMOsNational Bio-technology and Bio-safety Bill 2012 has been in parliament for mor
Govt Told to Support Small Farmers Instead of GMOs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
National Bio-technology and Bio-safety Bill 2012 has been in parliament for more than three years. It is now before the parliamentary committee on science and technology. If passed into an Act, it would pave way for GMOs in the country. Guri... Read more
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Money Management
Ripoll joins robo-advice boardRipoll has been appointed as a director of robo-advice focused group, Map My Pl
Ripoll joins robo-advice board
Money Management / Posted 12 hours ago
Ripoll has been appointed as a director of robo-advice focused group, Map My Plan. Ripoll, who was integral to a number of Parliamentary Committee inquiries into the financial planning industry, departed the Parliament this year and described his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Urge Ministry to Probe Fertiliser as Maize Withersaid were a threat to national food security. "We also want to establish wheth
Farmers Urge Ministry to Probe Fertiliser as Maize Wither
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
said were a threat to national food security. "We also want to establish whether the fertiliser that was rejected by the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture last year in the port of Mombasa was destroyed or the same was supplied to the... Read more
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Zawya
BoE's governor under Brexit firedebate, but increasingly his reputation would appear to. The Bank of England g
BoE's governor under Brexit fire
Zawya / Posted 15 hours ago
debate, but increasingly his reputation would appear to. The Bank of England governor yet again called to answer before a parliamentary committee. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MARK CARNEY, BANK OF ENGLAND GOVERNOR, SAYING: "We in my judgment have... Read more
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The Financial Express
Even Congress ruled Karnataka dismantling UPA’s land acquisition lawunder the Act, it wanted to make the process of acquiring the land less time-co
Even Congress ruled Karnataka dismantling UPA’s land acquisition law
The Financial Express / Posted 17 hours ago
under the Act, it wanted to make the process of acquiring the land less time-consuming. In fact, a submission to Joint Parliamentary Committee by 20 states last year showed that 18 had not made a single acquisition since LARR Act of 2013. Yet,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
US surrogacy gives same sex couple twinsJustice is finalising its review of NSW surrogacy laws while the Federal Govern
US surrogacy gives same sex couple twins
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
Justice is finalising its review of NSW surrogacy laws while the Federal Government is considering recommendations made by parliamentary committee, which tabled its report on May 4. The committee made a raft of recommendations, including that the... Read more
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TheBull
US, European stocks rally as 'Brexit' fears easeUnion Business Solutions. Analysts also cited a forceful appearance by Bank of
US, European stocks rally as 'Brexit' fears ease
TheBull / Posted 21 hours ago
Union Business Solutions. Analysts also cited a forceful appearance by Bank of England governor Mark Carney before a parliamentary committee in which he highlighted the economic risks of Britain voting to exit the 28-nation bloc. Investors... Read more
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Weekly Times
Smoke clears over Fiskvillewas needed: 98: The polluter should not be the agency responsible for monitori
Smoke clears over Fiskville
Weekly Times / Posted 22 hours ago
was needed: 98: The polluter should not be the agency responsible for monitoring the health of those it has harmed. A parliamentary committee chaired by Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny has presented 125 findings, ranging from matters... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester MP asks if killer robots like the Terminator could 'get out of control' and wage war on humanitycould ‘get out of control’ and wage war on humanity. Blackley and Broughton’s
Manchester MP asks if killer robots like the Terminator could 'get out of control' and wage war on humanity
Manchester Evening News / Posted 22 hours ago
could ‘get out of control’ and wage war on humanity. Blackley and Broughton’s Graham Stringer posed the question during a Parliamentary committee meeting on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Professors and two research directors were summoned to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Google's Paris office raided in multi-billion tax evasion swoopgovernment says Google owes €1.6 billion; Google recently reached a £130 millio
Google's Paris office raided in multi-billion tax evasion swoop
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
government says Google owes €1.6 billion; Google recently reached a £130 million settlement with the UK government after a Parliamentary committee criticised its tax payments as "disproportionately small" (the deal covered the tax years back to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
BSI shut by Singapore as Swiss start probeactions are part of the global money-laundering and embezzlement investigations
BSI shut by Singapore as Swiss start probe
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
actions are part of the global money-laundering and embezzlement investigations surrounding 1MDB. A Malaysian parliamentary committee identified at least $4.2 billion of irregular transactions by the state fund, and recommended the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
In Historic First, Singapore Shuts Local Private Bank Due To "Worst Gross Misconduct" Is Has Ever Seenis part of the global money laundering and embezzlement investigations surround
In Historic First, Singapore Shuts Local Private Bank Due To "Worst Gross Misconduct" Is Has Ever Seen
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
is part of the global money laundering and embezzlement investigations surrounding 1MDB. As reported before, a Malaysian parliamentary committee identified at least $4.2 billion of irregular transactions by the state fund, and recommended the... Read more
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Market Watch
FTSE 100 edges up as miners, oil companies find a higher toeholda note. The pound GBPUSD, +0.3936% was up 0.4% at $1.4541 ahead of testimony b
FTSE 100 edges up as miners, oil companies find a higher toehold
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
a note. The pound GBPUSD, +0.3936% was up 0.4% at $1.4541 ahead of testimony by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to a parliamentary committee. The committee session on the BOE’s inflation report begins at 10 a.m. London time, or 5 a.m. Eastern... Read more
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Swissinfo
Criminal case opened against BSI bank over 1MDB fundheads the fund’s advisory board. The Swiss estimate that about $4 billion may h
Criminal case opened against BSI bank over 1MDB fund
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
heads the fund’s advisory board. The Swiss estimate that about $4 billion may have been misappropriated while a Malaysian parliamentary committee identified at least $4.2 billion of irregular transactions, according to a report. The Malaysian... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Firefighters deserve 'justice' over toxic Fiskville training facility, report finds"past wrongs" and harm caused by its actions, the report said.Lack of records '
Firefighters deserve 'justice' over toxic Fiskville training facility, report finds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
"past wrongs" and harm caused by its actions, the report said.Lack of records 'no barrier to compensation' Chair of the parliamentary committee Bronwyn Halfpenny said the report validated the evidence of those affected. "To the question 'could... Read more
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Business Standard India
GST to test Modi govt's legislative skillsby the level of parliamentary scrutiny they have gone through. "Many of them we
GST to test Modi govt's legislative skills
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
by the level of parliamentary scrutiny they have gone through. "Many of them were passed without being referred to a parliamentary committee, and with little or no debate." While legal experts welcome government's focus on clearing the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
LETTER: Public needs to hear post optionsby your government has just begun its work and our national union will be prese
LETTER: Public needs to hear post options
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
by your government has just begun its work and our national union will be presenting Friday. Following the task force, a parliamentary committee will be talking to Canadians about their ideas for the future of Canada Post. It is important that... Read more
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Perth Now
Nova not answering Shorten’s callsin Sydney in 2000 in the women’s 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP’s first Indige
Nova not answering Shorten’s calls
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
in Sydney in 2000 in the women’s 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP’s first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. Most popular Northern Territo... Read more
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asianage
Age Debate Rotor washthe deal and handed over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation. In Ma
Age Debate Rotor wash
asianage / Posted yesterday
the deal and handed over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation. In March 2013, UPA-2 proposed to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on AgustaWestland, but the BJP turned it down. In the meanwhile, the GOI initiated a court case... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
France vows to fix stadium security before Euro 2016at a certain number of points," Galli said. Patrick Calvar, head of France's D
France vows to fix stadium security before Euro 2016
Reuters Sports News / Posted 2 days ago
at a certain number of points," Galli said. Patrick Calvar, head of France's DGSI internal intelligence agency, told a parliamentary committee last week there was a risk of new attacks by militants placing numerous explosive devices in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Keynes Must Diethe same kind of approach he had taken toward philosophy and life in general. “
Keynes Must Die
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
the same kind of approach he had taken toward philosophy and life in general. “I am afraid of ‘principle,’” he told a parliamentary committee in 1930. That, of course, is the attitude of anyone who craves influence and the exercise of power;... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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The Courier
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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The Young Witness
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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Western Advocate
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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Manning River Times
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Matiang'i Exam Rules 'Require Parliament Nod'unless Parliament amends the law to transfer that mandate from the examinations
Matiang'i Exam Rules 'Require Parliament Nod'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
unless Parliament amends the law to transfer that mandate from the examinations council. Mr Munyao, a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Education, said the Kenya National Examinations Council Act does not mandate the overseeing of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We'll Sue Cord for Property Destroyed During Anti-IEBC Protests, Says Kamandaas there was a constitutional way to remove IEBC commissioners. At the same ti
We'll Sue Cord for Property Destroyed During Anti-IEBC Protests, Says Kamanda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
as there was a constitutional way to remove IEBC commissioners. At the same time, the MP who is the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Infrastructure, urged tenants to avoid faulty buildings in the city as they are prone to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bunge - Kigamboni City Project Is a Failuregovernment has been advised to abandon its plan for the Kigamboni city project
Bunge - Kigamboni City Project Is a Failure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
government has been advised to abandon its plan for the Kigamboni city project because it has failed to implement it. The Parliamentary Committee on Lands, Natural Resources and Tourism as well as the Opposition Camp said after eight years of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FDC At Crossroads As 10th Parliament OpensOpposition party, has to fill some posts such as the Leader of the Opposition i
FDC At Crossroads As 10th Parliament Opens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Opposition party, has to fill some posts such as the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and chairpersons of several parliamentary committees. To act or not to act, is the main Opposition Forum for Democratic Change's (FDC) dilemma in... Read more
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The North West Star
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous jobin Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indige
Labor senator Nova Peris a frontrunner for AFL's top Indigenous job
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
in Sydney in 2000 in the women's 4 x 400 relay. She was the ALP's first Indigenous parliamentarian and deputy chaired the parliamentary committee on reconciliation, which completed its report last June. On Friday, McLachlan will present to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Land Conflicts Up for Lasting Solution, Pledges LukuviIn Dar es Salaam, for example, he said, the authority has already mapped about
Land Conflicts Up for Lasting Solution, Pledges Lukuvi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In Dar es Salaam, for example, he said, the authority has already mapped about 481 plots for manufacturing activities. The Parliamentary Committee on Lands, Natural Resources and Tourism advised the ministry to ensure all districts have land... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Names of parliamentarian for ToRs have not been finalised yet: Ayaz SadiqLAHORE: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that names for the
Names of parliamentarian for ToRs have not been finalised yet: Ayaz Sadiq
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
LAHORE: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that names for the parliamentary committee, which will decide the terms of reference (ToRs) for the judicial commission on the Panama leaks, have not been finalised yet. He was speaking to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State - Project Axed to Save WildlifeMinister Kassim Majaliwa told Parliament yesterday that the government reached
State - Project Axed to Save Wildlife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Minister Kassim Majaliwa told Parliament yesterday that the government reached the decision following an advice by a parliamentary committee which he did not name. He said this in response to a question from Mr Freeman Mbowe, the leader of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Quizzed on Sh620 Billion for REAexplain the whereabouts of more than Sh620.8 billion which was meant to be remi
Govt Quizzed on Sh620 Billion for REA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
explain the whereabouts of more than Sh620.8 billion which was meant to be remitted to the Rural Energy Agency (REA). The Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals said in its report tabled in Parliament yesterday that from July 2013 and... Read more
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Zawya
Education Minister halts private school fee hikesapproved a recommendation stipulating that all fee increases by private schools
Education Minister halts private school fee hikes
Zawya / Posted 2 days ago
approved a recommendation stipulating that all fee increases by private schools must be suspended immediately until a parliamentary committee reviews the issue with the minister of education. The recommendation was passed following strong... Read more
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The Washington Times
KENNETH MAGINNIS: Correcting the false White House Iran narrativethe credibility to set the tone of Western policy toward Iran in the months ahe
KENNETH MAGINNIS: Correcting the false White House Iran narrative
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
the credibility to set the tone of Western policy toward Iran in the months ahead. • Kenneth Maginnis of Drumglass is an independent member of the United Kingdom’s House of Lords and a member of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Fre... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Nawaz Sharif to step down until an investigation into Panama leaks is carried out: Imran Khan30 years but has been unable to make a single hospital where he could get his m
Nawaz Sharif to step down until an investigation into Panama leaks is carried out: Imran Khan
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
30 years but has been unable to make a single hospital where he could get his medical treatment. The PTI chief said that a parliamentary committee is formulating the terms of references (TORs) of the commission that is supposed to investigate the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mutharika's SONA Speechskills development, responsible behaviour and productive work culture within th
President Mutharika's SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
skills development, responsible behaviour and productive work culture within the Civil Service; collaborated with the Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurance and Public Sector Reforms; commenced construction of the Malawi Bureau of... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS terror cell travelled to Paris airport before November massacrethe Paris to Cairo flight took off. It has now emerged that Patrick Calvar, th
ISIS terror cell travelled to Paris airport before November massacre
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the Paris to Cairo flight took off. It has now emerged that Patrick Calvar, the head of France's DGSI agency, told a parliamentary committee on national defence in Paris on May 10 that ISIS was planning 'a new form of attack'. France was... Read more
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Daily Mail
First pictures of MS804 wreckage emergethe Paris to Cairo flight took off. It has now emerged that Patrick Calvar, th
First pictures of MS804 wreckage emerge
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the Paris to Cairo flight took off. It has now emerged that Patrick Calvar, the head of France's DGSI agency, told a parliamentary committee on national defence in Paris on May 10 that ISIS was planning 'a new form of attack'. France was... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak. opposition agrees to include MQM in parliament inquiry committee - newkerala.com #6678621: Opposition parties in Pakistan have decided to give representation to the M
Pak. opposition agrees to include MQM in parliament inquiry committee - newkerala.com #66786
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
21: Opposition parties in Pakistan have decided to give representation to the Muttahida Qami Movement (MQM) in the joint parliamentary committee set up to formulate terms of reference (ToR) for the proposed Panama Commission. The MQM wasn't... Read more
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