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dna
RS MP moves Bill to declare Pak a terrorist stateand a member of standing committee on defence Rajeev Chandrashekhar on Saturday
RS MP moves Bill to declare Pak a terrorist state
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
and a member of standing committee on defence Rajeev Chandrashekhar on Saturday submitted a private member's Bill in the Upper House of Parliament seeking to declare Pakistan a terrorist state in the wake of the Uri attack. He has proposed to... Read more
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asianage
Condom mandatory for sex with prostituteuse of a condom mandatory, and a stricter “no means no” law both passed their f
Condom mandatory for sex with prostitute
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
use of a condom mandatory, and a stricter “no means no” law both passed their final hurdles Friday with approval from the Upper House of Parliament. “Women and men have the right to sexual self-determination,” said Manuela Schwesig, Germany’s... Read more
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The Hindu
MP seeks Bill to declare Pak. a terrorist StateIndependent Member of Parliament in the Upper House Rajeev Chandrashekhar has w
MP seeks Bill to declare Pak. a terrorist State
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
Independent Member of Parliament in the Upper House Rajeev Chandrashekhar has written to Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari giving notice to introduce a Bill to declare Pakistan a terrorist state. The Bill – titled Declaration of States as Sponsor of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
RS MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar submits bill to declare Pak terrorist nationRajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar submitted a private members’ bill to th
RS MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar submits bill to declare Pak terrorist nation
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar submitted a private members’ bill to the Upper House on Saturday to declare Pakistan a terrorist nation. “I hereby give notice of my intention to move for leave to introduce the enclosed private members’ bill... Read more
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New Kerala
RS member Rajeev Chandrasekhar submits bill to declare Pakistan a terrorist nation - newkerala.com #123299NK India, New Delhi, Sep 24 : Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Saturd
RS member Rajeev Chandrasekhar submits bill to declare Pakistan a terrorist nation - newkerala.com #123299
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
NK India, New Delhi, Sep 24 : Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Saturday submitted a private members' bill to the Upper House to get Pakistan declared a terrorist nation. "I hereby give notice of my intention to move for leave to introduce... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Much At Stake for Gender Representationa decree legalising the presidential elections set to take place on 30 October,
Much At Stake for Gender Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
a decree legalising the presidential elections set to take place on 30 October, after the elections for the lower and upper houses of Parliament, which take place on 24 and 25 September. The electoral process is based on the provisional... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA business lobby tells state government to focus on policy not leadershipwill help determine whether Colin Barnett remains Premier at the March election
WA business lobby tells state government to focus on policy not leadership
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
will help determine whether Colin Barnett remains Premier at the March election. One person whose position appears safe is Upper House whip Phil Edman, who supported Mr Nalder. Liberals MPs have told the ABC that despite "serious discontent" over... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aidesconsidered the fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom — followi
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aides
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
considered the fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom — following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker — its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet... Read more
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New Kerala
Karnataka assembly passes resolution on Cauvery water, defies SC order - newkerala.com #123021to release water for the purpose of meeting basic needs of the people living in
Karnataka assembly passes resolution on Cauvery water, defies SC order - newkerala.com #123021
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
to release water for the purpose of meeting basic needs of the people living in Bengaluru and the Cauvery basin. The Upper House adopted the resolution hours before, citing "acute shortage" of water and urged the government to ensure that 'no... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benchesthe so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
the so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches in the upper house. In his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Theresa May, the peer made pointed reference to his belief that... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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CTV News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom -- following the posts o
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
CTV News / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom -- following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker -- its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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ABC News
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom — following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circle
ABC News / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom — following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker — its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circlejob is nominally considered the fourth most senior position in the Russian offi
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
job is nominally considered the fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared with Kremlin and cabinet offic... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlefourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom — following the posts of
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom — following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker — its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. In his previous... Read more
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DW
German Bundesrat approves law broadening rape definition |better protection to victims of forced prostitution Following the Bundestag's
German Bundesrat approves law broadening rape definition |
DW / Posted yesterday
better protection to victims of forced prostitution Following the Bundestag's approval of the Paris climate deal, the upper house unanimously passed the bill on Friday. The bill will become law once it is signed by President Joachim... Read more
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DW
Expectations and reality clash ahead of Somali elections |was deeply flawed. The upcoming elections will elect the 275 members of the Ho
Expectations and reality clash ahead of Somali elections |
DW / Posted yesterday
was deeply flawed. The upcoming elections will elect the 275 members of the House of the People and 58 members of the Upper House of Parliament. Given the overriding importance of clans and sub-clans in Somalia, the new federal parliament will... Read more
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CTV News
Germany passes new sex worker protection, no-means-no lawsuse of a condom mandatory, and a stricter "no means no" law both passed their f
Germany passes new sex worker protection, no-means-no laws
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
use of a condom mandatory, and a stricter "no means no" law both passed their final hurdles Friday with approval from the upper house of Parliament. "Women and men have the right to sexual self-determination," said Manuela Schwesig, Germany's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentfourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. Volodin in his... Read more
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News.com.au
SA to recognise transgender soon: Premiersupport this bill and it will ultimately become law at some point, either later
SA to recognise transgender soon: Premier
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
support this bill and it will ultimately become law at some point, either later this year or early next year." SA Greens upper house MP Tammy Franks said the right faction of the Labor party took the opportunity of the premier's absence to hamper... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentfourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. Volodin in his... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentfourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. Volodin in his... Read more
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The News and Star
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benchesthe so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
the so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches in the upper house. In his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Theresa May, the peer made pointed reference to his belief that... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentfourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. Volodin in his... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentfourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
fourth most senior position in the Russian officialdom - following the posts of the president, the prime minister and the upper house speaker - its holders have wielded little influence compared to Kremlin and Cabinet officials. Volodin in his... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
BlackRock CEO sees markets falling 15% without fiscal-policy actionthan we have been in years,” Mr. Fink said. He pointed to the upcoming referend
BlackRock CEO sees markets falling 15% without fiscal-policy action
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
than we have been in years,” Mr. Fink said. He pointed to the upcoming referendum in Italy where voters will decide on constitutional changes proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to limit the power of the Senate, the upper house of par... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benchesthe so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
the so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches in the upper house. In his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Theresa May, the peer made pointed reference to his belief that... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benchesthe so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches in the upper house. In his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Theresa May, the peer made pointed reference to his belief that... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benchesthe so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
the so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches in the upper house. In his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Theresa May, the peer made pointed reference to his belief that... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benchesthe so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the
Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
the so-called Northern Powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches in the upper house. In his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Theresa May, the peer made pointed reference to his belief that... Read more
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New Kerala
Karnataka Council resolves against releasing Cauvery water - newkerala.com #122858of the state Legislative Assembly was also debating a similar resolution, moved
Karnataka Council resolves against releasing Cauvery water - newkerala.com #122858
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
of the state Legislative Assembly was also debating a similar resolution, moved by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The upper house noted that in the water year 2016-17, there has been an acute situation of distress, though the shortfall in the... Read more
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Philboxing
PACQUIAO BEGINS SPARRINGlawmaker, who came to the training venue after a day's work attending a senate
PACQUIAO BEGINS SPARRING
Philboxing / Posted 2 days ago
lawmaker, who came to the training venue after a day's work attending a senate justice committee hearing and a regular Upper House session, said. After sparring, the Pacman also worked with the mitts with assistant trainer Buboy Fernandez... Read more
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Salon.com
German sex worker protection law passes final hurdleto make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandat
German sex worker protection law passes final hurdle
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, has passed its final hurdle. Germany’s upper house of Parliament on Friday approved the law, which will come into force on July 1, 2017, said Manuela Schwesig, the... Read more
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Daily Herald
German sex worker protection law passes final hurdleto make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandat
German sex worker protection law passes final hurdle
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, has passed its final hurdle. Germany's upper house of Parliament on Friday approved the law, which will come into force on July 1, 2017, said Manuela Schwesig, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lamamra Holds Discussion With French Counterpart in New Yorkexpressed delight with the success of the visit paid, recently, by the speaker
Lamamra Holds Discussion With French Counterpart in New York
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
expressed delight with the success of the visit paid, recently, by the speaker of the Council of the Nation (upper house of Parliament), Abdelkader Bensalah, to France. The two officials underlined the "exchange of ministerial visits... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government bullish on taxi reforms despite ongoing industry concernsChown came as legislation allowing $20,000 assistance payments to taxi plate ow
Government bullish on taxi reforms despite ongoing industry concerns
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Chown came as legislation allowing $20,000 assistance payments to taxi plate owners cleared its final hurdle by passing the Upper House late yesterday. On top of the $20 million set aside for assistance payments, a $6 million hardship fund would... Read more
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BBC News
Isle of Man Election 2016: History made as five women elected to House of Keys(1219). Tynwald is made up of two chambers: the directly elected House of Keys
Isle of Man Election 2016: History made as five women elected to House of Keys
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
(1219). Tynwald is made up of two chambers: the directly elected House of Keys (lower house) and the Legislative Council (upper house). As well as the 24 elected MHKs, the Legislative Council has three automatically appointed members (the Bishop... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Bullied' MLC Ruth Forrest seeking legal advice after encounter with minister Independent Tasmanian Upper House member Ruth Forrest still plans to take leg
'Bullied' MLC Ruth Forrest seeking legal advice after encounter with minister
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Independent Tasmanian Upper House member Ruth Forrest still plans to take legal advice after a bruising encounter with Infrastructure Minister Rene Hidding. Mr Hidding... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara politicians react to betting bill's defeatthe city’s director of business development, went to Ottawa a few years ago to
Niagara politicians react to betting bill's defeat
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
the city’s director of business development, went to Ottawa a few years ago to lobby the Senate when the issue was at the upper house of the Canadian Parliament. “The idea, originally proposed, was around trying this in border towns, so this... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara politicians react to betting bill's defeatthe city’s director of business development, went to Ottawa a few years ago to
Niagara politicians react to betting bill's defeat
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
the city’s director of business development, went to Ottawa a few years ago to lobby the Senate when the issue was at the upper house of the Canadian Parliament. “The idea, originally proposed, was around trying this in border towns, so this... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara politicians react to betting bill's defeatthe city’s director of business development, went to Ottawa a few years ago to
Niagara politicians react to betting bill's defeat
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the city’s director of business development, went to Ottawa a few years ago to lobby the Senate when the issue was at the upper house of the Canadian Parliament. “The idea, originally proposed, was around trying this in border towns, so this... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Jordan’s Brotherhood back in parliament after voteAbdullah II can appoint and sack Jordan’s military and intelligence chiefs, sen
Jordan’s Brotherhood back in parliament after vote
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
Abdullah II can appoint and sack Jordan’s military and intelligence chiefs, senior judges and members of parliament’s upper house without government approval. Latest results on Thursday for seats in Jordan’s parliament with a four-year... Read more
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PhysOrg
German lawmakers ratify Paris climate accordrising temperatures. Lawmakers in the Bundestag unanimously approved the accor
German lawmakers ratify Paris climate accord
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
rising temperatures. Lawmakers in the Bundestag unanimously approved the accord, which will on Friday go before the upper house Bundesrat for a widely expected final green light. Germany's commitment brings the deal a step closer to reality... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dangerous tendenciesprocess under the basic principle that “everyone is presumed innocent until pro
Dangerous tendencies
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
process under the basic principle that “everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt.” In the Upper House, the chairman of the committee on justice Leila de Lima has been ousted as panel chair after she presented a... Read more
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DW
Bahrain court upholds dissolution of main Shiite opposition group al-Wefaq |80 seats - 40 for the elected members of the lower house Council of Representat
Bahrain court upholds dissolution of main Shiite opposition group al-Wefaq |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
80 seats - 40 for the elected members of the lower house Council of Representatives and 40 for the royal appointees in the upper house Consultative Council. The 2011 protests were put down with the help of the Saudi military three weeks after the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Mercury testing to start in Botanythat their health and well-being isn't being affected by toxic pollutants." Th
Mercury testing to start in Botany
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
that their health and well-being isn't being affected by toxic pollutants." The announcement comes just days before an Upper House inquiry is due to report on the performance of the EPA. The EPA has engaged independent experts WSP... Read more
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