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Weekly Times
Greens call for MP citizenship auditsenators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discoverin
Weekly Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discovering they had dual citizenship, while Liberal upper house MP Matt Canavan has stepped aside from cabinet for the same reason. "It is absolutely critical that we address... Read more
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Herald Sun
Greens call for MP citizenship auditsenators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discoverin
Herald Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discovering they had dual citizenship, while Liberal upper house MP Matt Canavan has stepped aside from cabinet for the same reason. "It is absolutely critical that we address... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Greens call for MP citizenship auditsenators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discoverin
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discovering they had dual citizenship, while Liberal upper house MP Matt Canavan has stepped aside from cabinet for the same reason. "It is absolutely critical that we address... Read more
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News.com.au
Greens call for MP citizenship auditsenators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discoverin
News.com.au / Posted 4 minutes ago
senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were forced to resign after discovering they had dual citizenship, while Liberal upper house MP Matt Canavan has stepped aside from cabinet for the same reason. "It is absolutely critical that we address... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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The Courier
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
The Courier / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Northern Daily Leader / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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The Young Witness
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
The Young Witness / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Western Advocate
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Western Advocate / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Kiama Independent
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Kiama Independent / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Manning River Times
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Manning River Times / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted an hour ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM with BJP support, Amit Shah to contest RS poll from Gujarat: Top stories to bring you up to datea member of Parliament. Union minister Smriti Irani, too, has got a BJP ticket
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 hours ago
a member of Parliament. Union minister Smriti Irani, too, has got a BJP ticket to contest the poll for membership of the upper house. Three Rajya Sabha members from the western state – Irani, Dilipbhai Pandya and Congress’ Ahmed Patel – are... Read more
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The North West Star
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Daily Liberal
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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The Border Mail
WA parliament to consider legalising euthanasialast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Opec and the oil barons face a slow death by electrificationcars reach parity. Photo: Supplied Others are moving in parallel. A non-bindin
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
cars reach parity. Photo: Supplied Others are moving in parallel. A non-binding resolution of the German Bundesrat [its upper house of parliament] has called for a prohibition by 2030. Norway already has such a target by 2025 and the catalytic... Read more
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The Age
Opec and the oil barons face a slow death by electrificationcars reach parity. Photo: Supplied Others are moving in parallel. A non-bindin
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
cars reach parity. Photo: Supplied Others are moving in parallel. A non-binding resolution of the German Bundesrat [its upper house of parliament] has called for a prohibition by 2030. Norway already has such a target by 2025 and the catalytic... Read more
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asianage
West Bengal CPM upset after Sitaram Yechury denied Rajya Sabha seatwas keen that Mr Yechury is re-elected from the sixth seat in order for the Opp
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
was keen that Mr Yechury is re-elected from the sixth seat in order for the Opposition to have a strong voice in the Upper House. However, the CPI(M) Central Committee, its highest decision making body, decided against another term for Mr... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawmakers in Russia call for retaliation against new US sanctionsfirms hold financial stakes. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relation
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
firms hold financial stakes. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations committee in the Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian Legislature, said Moscow must respond even if it waited for the final law. The reaction should be... Read more
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WA Today
Euthanasia: WA parliament to consider end-of-life legislationlast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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The Age
Euthanasia: WA parliament to consider end-of-life legislationlast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Euthanasia: WA parliament to consider end-of-life legislationlast time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
last time WA parliament debated euthanasia legislation was in 2010 when a bill was defeated 24 votes to 11 in the upper house before it could be considered by the lower house. The move to bring on the issue in WA comes as the Victorian... Read more
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WA Today
Lawmakers in Russia call for retaliation against new US sanctionsstraight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations com
WA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
straight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations committee in the Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian Legislature, said Moscow must respond even if it waited for the final law. President Donald... Read more
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The Star
Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidencyABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of consti
The Star / Posted 7 hours ago
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments on Wednesday that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest twist in a two-year power struggle between the two... Read more
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The Age
Lawmakers in Russia call for retaliation against new US sanctionsstraight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations com
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
straight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations committee in the Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian Legislature, said Moscow must respond even if it waited for the final law. President Donald... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Lawmakers in Russia call for retaliation against new US sanctionsstraight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations com
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 hours ago
straight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations committee in the Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian Legislature, said Moscow must respond even if it waited for the final law. President Donald... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lawmakers in Russia call for retaliation against new US sanctionsstraight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations com
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
straight to your inbox. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign relations committee in the Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian Legislature, said Moscow must respond even if it waited for the final law. President Donald... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidencyABUJA: Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional am
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
ABUJA: Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments on Wednesday that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest twist in a two-year power struggle between the two institutions. The head of... Read more
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New Kerala
Ahmed Patel eyes fifth Rajya Sabha term from Gujarat - newkerala news #257498again, Patel will become a Rajya Sabha member for the fifth time. He was elect
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
again, Patel will become a Rajya Sabha member for the fifth time. He was elected for the first time in 1993 for the Upper House of the Parliament. Of the total 11 Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat, the term of three- Smriti Irani (BJP),... Read more
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Reuters
Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidencyABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of consti
Reuters / Posted 9 hours ago
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments on Wednesday that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest twist in a two-year power struggle between the two... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nigerian lawmakers seek to reduce power of presidency Major amendments passed by the upper house include providing certain legal im
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
Major amendments passed by the upper house include providing certain legal immunity to members of the legislature. FILE: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Picture: AFP. ABUJA - Nigeria's... Read more
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DW
Russia readies for spiraling sanctions in US escalation |to make it "painful for the Americans," said Konstantin Kossatschov, the chair
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
to make it "painful for the Americans," said Konstantin Kossatschov, the chair of the foreign affairs committee in Russia's upper house, the Federation Council. Moscow's 2012 banning of US adoptions of Russian children could serve as a template of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi in Senate preselection bidNSW Greens upper house MP Mehreen Faruqi is preparing to nominate for Senate pr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
NSW Greens upper house MP Mehreen Faruqi is preparing to nominate for Senate preselection, setting up a possible contest with controversial Senator Lee Rhiannon, whose term expires at the next federal election. Fairfax Media understands that an... Read more
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The Age
Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi in Senate preselection bidNSW Greens upper house MP Mehreen Faruqi is preparing to nominate for Senate pr
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
NSW Greens upper house MP Mehreen Faruqi is preparing to nominate for Senate preselection, setting up a possible contest with controversial Senator Lee Rhiannon, whose term expires at the next federal election. Fairfax Media understands that an... Read more
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EuroNews
Russia: US sanctions bill 'rather sad'relations between Russia and the United States will not recover anytime soon. T
EuroNews / Posted 10 hours ago
relations between Russia and the United States will not recover anytime soon. That’s the view of a senator at Moscow’s upper house of parliament who says that ties could deteriorate. Konstantin Kosachev, the Head of International Affairs... Read more
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Business Standard India
Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha polls from Gujaratin the BJP bastion, senior party leader J P Nadda told reporters. A five-term
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
in the BJP bastion, senior party leader J P Nadda told reporters. A five-term MLA from the state, Shah's entry into the Upper House will be a boost for the saffron party, which remains in a minority in the Rajya Sabha. Shah will leave for the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Kremlin calls new US sanctions 'sad news' for US-Russia tiesnothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the
Bdnews24.com / Posted 10 hours ago
nothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the foreign relations committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, urged the Kremlin to devise a "painful" response and said Russian lawmakers had already begun to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia, EU bristle at proposed new U.S. sanctions on Moscow, warn of actionnothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the
Swissinfo / Posted 11 hours ago
nothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the foreign relations committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, urged the Kremlin to devise a "painful" response and said Russian lawmakers had already begun to... Read more
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CNET
Cold as ICE: German legislators look to ban gas, diesel cars by 2030have experimented with banning cars from city centers in an effort to cut down
CNET / Posted 11 hours ago
have experimented with banning cars from city centers in an effort to cut down on pollution. Germany's Bundesrat, its upper house of parliament, is taking that one step further with a resolution that seeks to ban internal combustion in... Read more
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New Kerala
LS passes Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill - newkerala news #257575security, among other things. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh replied t
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
security, among other things. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh replied to the debate that concluded yesterday in Upper House on 'the discussion raised on the farmers' distress leading to rise in the incidents of their suicide'. Singh... Read more
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New Kerala
Ready to talks with Kashmiri separatists if they shun violence: Centre - newkerala news #257624as 583 cases have been registered during the current year till date against 289
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
as 583 cases have been registered during the current year till date against 2897 cases of previous year," Ahir informed the Upper House. The Minister also said that the police either arrested or bound down 12650 miscreants/separatists since... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russia, EU bristle at proposed new US sanctions on Moscow, warn of actionnothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the
The Economic Times / Posted 12 hours ago
nothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the foreign relations committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, urged the Kremlin to devise a "painful" response and said Russian lawmakers had already begun to... Read more
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express
Russia MP demands 'painful' retaliation after America approves new sanctions against itCongressmen who hated Russia and wanted to box in President Trump. Konstantin
express / Posted 12 hours ago
Congressmen who hated Russia and wanted to box in President Trump. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the foreign relations committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, called on Moscow to devise a "painful" response to the US move.Related arti... Read more
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DW
Autobahn deaths prompt calls to punish rubberneckers |could have to pay 320 euros and would lose their licenses for a month. The new
DW / Posted 13 hours ago
could have to pay 320 euros and would lose their licenses for a month. The new fines are currently being reviewed by the upper house of Germany's parliament, the Bundesrat. Meanwhile under stiffer laws introduced in May, social media... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Go On, Prove Them Wrong, Fadzayi Mahereaccurately wonder what she will do in the house, do remember that the hundreds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
accurately wonder what she will do in the house, do remember that the hundreds of MDC-T legislators both in the lower and upper house normally speak in one voice all the time. Should Mahere become the MP for Mount Pleasant, she can use... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia, EU bristle at proposed new US sanctions on Moscow, warn of actionnothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the
Swissinfo / Posted 13 hours ago
nothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the foreign relations committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, urged the Kremlin to devise a "painful" response and said Russian lawmakers had already begun to... Read more
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International Business Times
Pornstar Lena Paul offers free XXX content to people who oppose Trump's healthcare reforms to make her offer. But in a sign of how difficult Trump's ambitions are, the S
International Business Times / Posted 13 hours ago
to make her offer. But in a sign of how difficult Trump's ambitions are, the Senate voted down a replacement package, The Better Care Reconciliation Act, by 57-43. Other replacement packages will be voted on by the upper house in the near... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia, EU bristle at proposed new US sanctions on Moscow, warn of actionnothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
nothing to lose by retaliating themselves. Konstantin Kosachyov, who heads the foreign relations committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, urged the Kremlin to devise a "painful" response and said Russian lawmakers had already begun to... Read more
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Reuters
Nigerian lawmakers seek to reduce power of presidencyABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament voted on Wednesday to wea
Reuters / Posted 14 hours ago
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament voted on Wednesday to weaken the power of the presidency and strengthen the legislature. The move came with approval of a series of amendments to the country's constitution. If approved by the... Read more
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