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Asia Sentinel
‘Talibanization’ for Malaysia?the country’s standing with the international business community. Nonetheless,
‘Talibanization’ for Malaysia?
Asia Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the country’s standing with the international business community. Nonetheless, on May 26, the final day of the current parliamentary session, Azalina Othman Said, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, suddenly tabled a motion to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Yvon Charbonneau was the conscience of Quebec’s union movementMr. Johnson, now a counsel at the McCarthy Tétrault law firm. On one trip to Ot
Yvon Charbonneau was the conscience of Quebec’s union movement
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Mr. Johnson, now a counsel at the McCarthy Tétrault law firm. On one trip to Ottawa, for example, he recalled a meal at a Thai restaurant before meeting with representatives from the Prime Minister’s Office about constitutional matters. “I took a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Justice necessary for reconciliation in Thailand: Families of 2010 military crackdown victimsBANGKOK: May 22 marks two years since the Thai military took over the country i
Justice necessary for reconciliation in Thailand: Families of 2010 military crackdown victims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
BANGKOK: May 22 marks two years since the Thai military took over the country in a coup d’etat, on the grounds that intervention was necessary to prevent a civil war from breaking out after months of street protests and violent clashes. The... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016recent developments and in light of the lack of trust in him, I am resigning fr
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
recent developments and in light of the lack of trust in him, I am resigning from the government and the Knesset (Israel's parliament) and taking a time out from political life." Netanyahu and Yaalon have clashed in recent days over the role of... Read more
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Spalding Today
Prison threat still hangs over migrants’ rights defender from SpaldingA British human rights campaigner is facing up to seven years in a Thai prison
Prison threat still hangs over migrants’ rights defender from Spalding
Spalding Today / Posted 8 days ago
A British human rights campaigner is facing up to seven years in a Thai prison for raising instances of modern slavery in the country. Calls have continuously been made for all charges against Spalding man Andy Hall to be dropped and for the Thai... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British activist faces jail threat in Thailand as trial starts over worker abuse researchcountry. “These bogus charges are all about trying to intimidate an independen
British activist faces jail threat in Thailand as trial starts over worker abuse research
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
country. “These bogus charges are all about trying to intimidate an independent researcher, all with the blessings of Thai prosecutors who should have known better and steered clear,” said Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director or Human Rights... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Referendum 'key' to better EU relationsA visiting European Parliament delegation says it will restart cooperation talk
Referendum 'key' to better EU relations
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
A visiting European Parliament delegation says it will restart cooperation talks if there is a free and fair referendum, but rapped restrictions in the draft charter. (Graphic by European Union External Action) Related Stories Negotiations on the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Peak tycoonoffered to introduce your correspondent to the prime minister of Nepal, with wh
Peak tycoon
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
offered to introduce your correspondent to the prime minister of Nepal, with whom he was meeting next. Having served in parliament before and advised governments of all stripes, Mr Chaudhary today barely hides his own political ambitions. He... Read more
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New Kerala
Kosovo still faces 'hard-nosed realities,' but is vital for European security - UN envoy - newkerala.com #64549of a new President of Kosovo. In addition, Serbian general elections were succ
Kosovo still faces 'hard-nosed realities,' but is vital for European security - UN envoy - newkerala.com #64549
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
of a new President of Kosovo. In addition, Serbian general elections were successfully held in April, with a new Parliament and Cabinet there currently in the process of formation, he added. Kosovo at centre of European security... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand: PM, right-wingers slam U.S. envoy’s comments on human rightsPRIME Minister Prayut Chan-ocha and right-wing politicians in Thailand have lau
Thailand: PM, right-wingers slam U.S. envoy’s comments on human rights
Asian Correspondent / Posted 11 days ago
PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-ocha and right-wing politicians in Thailand have launched blistering attacks at U.S. ambassador Glen T. Davies’ comments on the country’s human rights record. On May 12, after a meeting with Foreign Minister Don... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Malaysia Losing its Grip on East Malaysia?Sarawak and Sabah have been the subject of extreme levels of electoral gerryman
Malaysia Losing its Grip on East Malaysia?
Asia Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Sarawak and Sabah have been the subject of extreme levels of electoral gerrymander, with small electorates for the federal parliament and manipulated ones for state elections, which have ensured the dominance of local parties in league with the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Battle for Batu Kawah most watchedfrom the significant 40 per cent Iban voters. Dudong (N52): A five-way affair f
Battle for Batu Kawah most watched
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 22 days ago
from the significant 40 per cent Iban voters. Dudong (N52): A five-way affair for DAP incumbent Yap Hoi Liong, Datuk Tiong Thai King (BN), Ting Yik Hong (PKR) and independents Casper Kayong Umping and Lee Chung Fatt. In 2011, Yap beat closest... Read more
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asianage
Sonia Gandhi: Secret pact exists between Jayalalithaa and BJPpresident Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the ruling AIADMK of supporting the
Sonia Gandhi: Secret pact exists between Jayalalithaa and BJP
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the ruling AIADMK of supporting the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in Parliament even when funds for crucial social welfare and rural development schemes were cut. “Narendra Modi government has... Read more
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asianage
Sonia Gandhi Secret pact exists between Jayalalithaa and BJPpresident Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the ruling AIADMK of supporting the
Sonia Gandhi Secret pact exists between Jayalalithaa and BJP
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the ruling AIADMK of supporting the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in Parliament even when funds for crucial social welfare and rural development schemes were cut. “Narendra Modi government has... Read more
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The Star
Chinese consortium offers 700 mln euros for AC Milan79 year-old, whose political influence has been fading since a 2013 tax fraud c
Chinese consortium offers 700 mln euros for AC Milan
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
79 year-old, whose political influence has been fading since a 2013 tax fraud conviction and subsequent expulsion from parliament, has said his financial resources cannot compete with wealthy Arab and Asian investors buying into European... Read more
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Daily Mail
Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq to promote unity against ISIScrisis Political turmoil surrounding Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's US
Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq to promote unity against ISIS
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
crisis Political turmoil surrounding Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's US-backed reform drive has sparked chaos in parliament Lawmakers are brawling in the chamber, staging a sit-ins and throwing water bottles towards the premier The vice... Read more
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Daily Mail
Porsche set alight as 10,000 clash with French police during proteststo pile on the pressure with further protests on Sunday to mark the May Day lab
Porsche set alight as 10,000 clash with French police during protests
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
to pile on the pressure with further protests on Sunday to mark the May Day labour holiday, as well as next Tuesday, when parliament begins debating the bill. Christophe Sirugue, the Socialist lawmaker who is presenting the bill to parliament... Read more
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Daily Mail
Belgium to give out iodine pills in case of nuclear accidentpower plants Now Belgian health minister Maggie De Block has been quoted by Be
Belgium to give out iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
power plants Now Belgian health minister Maggie De Block has been quoted by Belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique as telling parliament that the range had been expanded, meaning it effectively covered the whole country. The head of Belgium's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Italy to introduce fingerprinting of migrants who are rescued at seamigrants are drifting north and will not say they arrived in Italy because they
Italy to introduce fingerprinting of migrants who are rescued at sea
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
migrants are drifting north and will not say they arrived in Italy because they do not want to live there Austria's parliament has just passed a bill which would allow the government to call a 'state of emergency' if migrant numbers suddenly... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ken Livingstone suspended for bringing Labour into disreputeto be referred to as 'justice-involved individuals'... Share this article The
Ken Livingstone suspended for bringing Labour into disrepute
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
to be referred to as 'justice-involved individuals'... Share this article The angry clash at Millbank - yards from Parliament - saw Mr Mann brand Mr Livingstone a 'f****** disgrace'. 'YOU'RE A NAZI APOLOGIST': THE EXPLOSIVE ROW BETWEEN... Read more
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Daily Mail
France, Germany call for 'emergency brake' to go in Turkey's visa dealthe coming weeks. 'We will not play around with those benchmarks,' First Vice
France, Germany call for 'emergency brake' to go in Turkey's visa deal
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
the coming weeks. 'We will not play around with those benchmarks,' First Vice President Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament, referring to 72 criteria Turkey must meet if its citizens are to be allowed to travel to the EU without obtaining... Read more

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