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AllAfrica.com
Take Global Witness Report Serious, U.S. Embassy Advises Liberiato show a clear picture of the findings from the investigation. It can be reca
Take Global Witness Report Serious, U.S. Embassy Advises Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
to show a clear picture of the findings from the investigation. It can be recalled that the group on Monday visited the National Legislature to present similar petition but they were given no attention. The group however said they remain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
France, Liberia in Security Tiesowing to serious terrorist threats against French targets around the world. Th
France, Liberia in Security Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
owing to serious terrorist threats against French targets around the world. The French Ambassador commended the 53rd National Legislature for passing into law the Liberia Firearms and Ammunition Control Act of 2015, which now regulates the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Global Witness Report Sparks Protest' - Citizens Demand Lawmakers Prompt Reactionbanner Youth for Progressive Action on Thursday staged a protest at the Capitol
'Global Witness Report Sparks Protest' - Citizens Demand Lawmakers Prompt Reaction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
banner Youth for Progressive Action on Thursday staged a protest at the Capitol Building to petition members of the 53rd National Legislature to take immediate action against some of their members, who were linked to allegations of bribery in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dilemma Head - Struggle for Referendum's Budget Intensifiesat a one day policy dialogue on the Constitution Review Committee's progress wi
Dilemma Head - Struggle for Referendum's Budget Intensifies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
at a one day policy dialogue on the Constitution Review Committee's progress with international partners at the National Legislature, House Speaker Alex Tyler disclosed that the executive branch of government has already allotted US$20... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
As Canada faces heat over Saudi deal, Sweden looks to restrict arms exportsin scrutinizing arms exports – at least in some cases. An export-control counci
As Canada faces heat over Saudi deal, Sweden looks to restrict arms exports
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
in scrutinizing arms exports – at least in some cases. An export-control council includes members from all parties in the national legislature, and while its recommendations are not binding, they are part of the process. The idea in Sweden is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10th Parliament Should Be Better, Differentnational matters and became the NRM business. Letter to finance ministerBut MPs
10th Parliament Should Be Better, Different
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
national matters and became the NRM business. Letter to finance ministerBut MPs have to remember that they are members of a national legislature, which is mandated to play an oversight role over the conduct of the executive, not to be a conduit of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trudeau tries to undo fuddle-duddle damageleft the House temporarily, missing a vote. It was a shameful outburst that em
Trudeau tries to undo fuddle-duddle damage
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
left the House temporarily, missing a vote. It was a shameful outburst that embarrassed the office he holds and fouled our national legislature. He returned to that legislature Thursday morning to begin to undo some of that damage. First, he... Read more
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Daily Maverick
‘Chamber Support Officers’: Zuma’s securocracy, protected by the bouncersin the Constitution as the police, defence force and intelligence services. In
‘Chamber Support Officers’: Zuma’s securocracy, protected by the bouncers
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
in the Constitution as the police, defence force and intelligence services. In none of the cases of police action at the national legislature has Parliament categorically confirmed its presiding officers issued the necessary legal authority.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Launches LDEA's Elearning Labstatus has significantly improved," he added. According to Director General Sou
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Launches LDEA's Elearning Lab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
status has significantly improved," he added. According to Director General Souh, the LDEA was established by law of the national legislature to reduce the burden on the Liberia National Police to be a semi-autonomous agency of government. "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Holds Talks With U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield - Assures America's Continued Support for Liberiabriefed the American delegation about what she called the "revolutionary Land R
President Sirleaf Holds Talks With U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield - Assures America's Continued Support for Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
briefed the American delegation about what she called the "revolutionary Land Reform Policy which is currently before the National legislature, the on-going education reform program, the post-Ebola reform process in the health sector, the UNMIL... Read more
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Business Insider
Venezuela is falling apart and its military is terrifying peoplerelaunched OLP came three days before president Maduro declared a 60-day state
Venezuela is falling apart and its military is terrifying people
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
relaunched OLP came three days before president Maduro declared a 60-day state of emergency which, if approved by the national legislature, would give him wider powers of state intervention in the economy, which are already... Read more
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Philly.com
More than one human error behind Amtrak wreckon the part of the engineer - and, more importantly, the all too avoidable fail
More than one human error behind Amtrak wreck
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
on the part of the engineer - and, more importantly, the all too avoidable failures of the humans elected to our national legislature. The most effective precaution against lapses such as Bostian's has been so clear for so long that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MFDP Presents Legislature Fy 2016/17 Draft BudgetUS$30.1 million as Contingent Domestic Revenue. The contingency, according to
MFDP Presents Legislature Fy 2016/17 Draft Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
US$30.1 million as Contingent Domestic Revenue. The contingency, according to Minister Kamara, is due to the fact that the National Legislature must approve of some measures before these sources can be realized. "This is why I have come today to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health, Education Gets Lion Share in Liberia Budget Submitted to LegislatureUS$30.1m has been set as contingent domestic revenue but according to him, the
Health, Education Gets Lion Share in Liberia Budget Submitted to Legislature
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
US$30.1m has been set as contingent domestic revenue but according to him, the contingency is due to the fact that the national legislature must approve of some measures before these sources can be realized. The draft budget also contains... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Concurs to Enact Firearms, Ammunition Actin November 2014. Also, in her annual state of the nation address in January 2
House Concurs to Enact Firearms, Ammunition Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in November 2014. Also, in her annual state of the nation address in January 2016, President Sirleaf called on the National Legislature to ensure the speedy passage of key bills. Among those bills, the Liberian Leader named the Firearms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'My Gavel Will Know No Friend - Justice Minister Designate Promiseswas a familiar terrain for the Justice Minister designate who had served as sen
'My Gavel Will Know No Friend - Justice Minister Designate Promises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
was a familiar terrain for the Justice Minister designate who had served as senator for River Gee County in the 53rd National Legislature. 15 of his former colleagues including former pro-Tempore Gbehzongar Findley accompanied him to meet the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bribery and Unquestionable Payments' in Liberiawith the President last night and reviewed areas of concern to her. She approve
Bribery and Unquestionable Payments' in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
with the President last night and reviewed areas of concern to her. She approved. The document has been forwarded to the National Legislature. It is expected to be fast-tracked." "This is good news," wrote Sherman, forwarding Belleh's email to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speaker Rejects Task Force - Agrees to Submit to Global Witness Probewith the President last night and reviewed areas of concern to her, she approve
Speaker Rejects Task Force - Agrees to Submit to Global Witness Probe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
with the President last night and reviewed areas of concern to her, she approved". "The document has been forwarded to the National Legislature. It is expected to be fast-tracked." Speaker Tyler said GW's allegations supposes that the president... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Johnson-Sirleaf Reflects On U.S. Support in Visit of Envoybriefed the American delegation about what she called the "revolutionary Land R
President Johnson-Sirleaf Reflects On U.S. Support in Visit of Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
briefed the American delegation about what she called the "revolutionary Land Reform Policy which is currently before the National legislature, the on-going education reform program, the post-Ebola reform process in the health sector, the UNMIL... Read more
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The Washington Times
Kim Kardashian accused by Iranian government of being secret agentto the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the last time Iranians went to the polls they
Kim Kardashian accused by Iranian government of being secret agent
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
to the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the last time Iranians went to the polls they selected nine women to the male-dominated national legislature. While relatively powerless against the clerics who ultimately dictate government policy, the Iranian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"Messy" Education Sector Gets - Big Chunk of BudgetThe Executive branch of government through the Ministry of Finance and Developm
"Messy" Education Sector Gets - Big Chunk of Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Executive branch of government through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has submitted to the National Legislature the draft national budget of fiscal year 2016/2017 with the educational sector receiving the biggest chunk. The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
‘Fiscal Dumping’: Calls multiply for top administrator’s suspension over bad tripuntil 5 December, “ePalamente sifuna imali. Asonwabanga! (Parliament, we want m
‘Fiscal Dumping’: Calls multiply for top administrator’s suspension over bad trip
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
until 5 December, “ePalamente sifuna imali. Asonwabanga! (Parliament, we want money. We are not happy)” echoed around the national legislature. Nehawu national office bearers arrived to take up the cudgels of its largest Western Cape branch; the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Budgeting in time for elections: DA ‘redistributes’ the ANC’s budgetof racism (DA), or because of destructive tendencies (EFF). Such a narrative c
Budgeting in time for elections: DA ‘redistributes’ the ANC’s budget
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
of racism (DA), or because of destructive tendencies (EFF). Such a narrative conveniently ignores the numbers game at the national legislature, of which the ANC makes full use in both committees and in the House (the governing party gets the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unions Commends President Sirleafsince the official pronouncement of the wear your pride campaign by the Liberia
Unions Commends President Sirleaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
since the official pronouncement of the wear your pride campaign by the Liberian leader during her Annual Address at the National Legislature, the Union has noticed a complete transformation in the sector. He made the statement when the Union... Read more
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Eye Witness News
EFF could stage another showdown during Zuma's Q&A session The EFF believes it cannot be business as usual in the National Legislature w
EFF could stage another showdown during Zuma's Q&A session
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
The EFF believes it cannot be business as usual in the National Legislature while 'Zuma goes unpunished'. FILE: The EFF's Makoti Khawula retaliates against Parliamentary staff who clashed... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Reports: Pravin Gordhan could be arrestedtaxi violence claims one life in JHB Vuwani: Prayer meeting held to restore ca
Reports: Pravin Gordhan could be arrested
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
taxi violence claims one life in JHB Vuwani: Prayer meeting held to restore calm, unity Mitchells Plain paramedic arrested for robbing colleagues, hijacking ambulance Nehawu accused of conspiring to destabilise... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mining unions call for immediate change to labour laws after silicosis rulingtaxi violence claims one life in JHB Vuwani: Prayer meeting held to restore ca
Mining unions call for immediate change to labour laws after silicosis ruling
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
taxi violence claims one life in JHB Vuwani: Prayer meeting held to restore calm, unity Mitchells Plain paramedic arrested for robbing colleagues, hijacking ambulance Nehawu accused of conspiring to destabilise... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Members of Brazil’s Congress face array of legal charges, including murdereven includes a clown who goes by the name Grumpy. But these are not actors. T
Members of Brazil’s Congress face array of legal charges, including murder
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
even includes a clown who goes by the name Grumpy. But these are not actors. They are the men and women who serve in the national legislature. Democracy can be a mystifying, rough-and-tumble affair anywhere, but Brazil’s Congress has few... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brazil’s graft-prone Congress: A circus that has its own clowneven includes a clown who goes by the name Grumpy. But these are not actors. T
Brazil’s graft-prone Congress: A circus that has its own clown
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
even includes a clown who goes by the name Grumpy. But these are not actors. They are the men and women who serve in the national legislature. Democracy can be a mystifying, rough-and-tumble affair anywhere, but Brazil’s Congress has few... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nehawu accused of conspiring to destabilise national legislature The union has been calling for the removal of Secretary to Parliament Gengezi
Nehawu accused of conspiring to destabilise national legislature
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The union has been calling for the removal of Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana. FILE: Parliament bosses have not seen eye-to-eye, with some employees embarking on industrial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Witness Bribery Report Met With Mixed Views in Liberiaapportioned to Richard Tolbert, speaker Tyler Sumo Kupee, Varney Sherman. Those
Global Witness Bribery Report Met With Mixed Views in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
apportioned to Richard Tolbert, speaker Tyler Sumo Kupee, Varney Sherman. Those monies were given them at the level of the National Legislature to pass laws that will not be in our interest so that Sable Mining can take over the Wologisi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Corruption Saga - Who Are the 'Big Boys Global Witness Report?been apportion Richard Tolbert, speaker Tyler Sumo Kupee, Varney Sherman. Those
Liberia's Corruption Saga - Who Are the 'Big Boys Global Witness Report?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
been apportion Richard Tolbert, speaker Tyler Sumo Kupee, Varney Sherman. Those monies were given them at the level of the National Legislature to lobby and pass laws that will not be in our interest so that sable mining can take over the Wologisi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cabinet Takes Key Policy Decisions - Receives Updates On External Support TriggersCabinet reviewed and assessed critical outcomes including updates on the status
Cabinet Takes Key Policy Decisions - Receives Updates On External Support Triggers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Cabinet reviewed and assessed critical outcomes including updates on the status of relevant legislations before the National Legislature vis-a-viz progress ratio; a comprehensive overview of the national energy agenda of the government in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GOL Responds Smear Campaign to Label Liberia a Haven for Illicit Financesfinal step required for concluding all of the requirements is the passage of a
GOL Responds Smear Campaign to Label Liberia a Haven for Illicit Finances
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
final step required for concluding all of the requirements is the passage of a legislation which is currently before the National Legislature and expected to be passed by next week. This will enable the Country to continue meeting the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Tailors, Textiles, Garments and Allied Workers Union Commends President Sirleafsince the official pronouncement of the wear your pride campaign by the Liberia
National Tailors, Textiles, Garments and Allied Workers Union Commends President Sirleaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
since the official pronouncement of the wear your pride campaign by the Liberian leader during her Annual Address at the National Legislature, the Union has noticed a complete transformation in the sector. According to an Executive Mansion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thinking the National Assemblywhy the National Assembly should be cut to size. And one of the common proposal
Thinking the National Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
why the National Assembly should be cut to size. And one of the common proposals on how this could be done is to turn the national legislature into a unicameral one (that is with only one chamber instead of the Senate and House of Representatives... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kamara's Nomination Could Face 'Glitch'governance and other areas that need to be adequately sustained. He then reemp
Kamara's Nomination Could Face 'Glitch'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
governance and other areas that need to be adequately sustained. He then reemphasized his commitment to work with the National Legislature and development partners in elevating Liberia's finances on a sustainable path to ensure the delivery of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of Engelbrektsson and Mandela - From Rebels to National Heroes1435, he was appointed 'Rikshövitsman,' Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish Natio
Of Engelbrektsson and Mandela - From Rebels to National Heroes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
1435, he was appointed 'Rikshövitsman,' Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish National Army by what's considered Sweden's first national Legislature and supreme decision-making body, the 'Riksdag!' But, while his star was on the ascendancy, his... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
North Carolina Sues Federal Government, DOJ Over LGBT LawHe said the lawsuit was an attempt to "clarify" national law. In a statement M
North Carolina Sues Federal Government, DOJ Over LGBT Law
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
He said the lawsuit was an attempt to "clarify" national law. In a statement Monday afternoon, McCrory also called for the national legislature to chime in. "I think it's time for the U.S. Congress to bring clarity to our national... Read more
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KERA North Texas
North Carolina Sues Federal Government, DOJ Over LGBT LawHe said the lawsuit was an attempt to "clarify" national law. In a statement M
North Carolina Sues Federal Government, DOJ Over LGBT Law
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
He said the lawsuit was an attempt to "clarify" national law. In a statement Monday afternoon, McCrory also called for the national legislature to chime in. "I think it's time for the U.S. Congress to bring clarity to our national... Read more
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The Manila Times
Democracy: The worst form of government, except for all the alternativesand centralized indigenous bureaucracy, and a trained military. The oligarchs s
Democracy: The worst form of government, except for all the alternatives
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
and centralized indigenous bureaucracy, and a trained military. The oligarchs simply scrambled for seats in the new national legislature. Only men who were landed, educated, and with a linguistic command of either English or Spanish were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Genuine Case to the 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of 31,000 Poor Liberian Studentscontinuation of our peaceful assembly on April 19, 2016 at the Capitol Building
A Genuine Case to the 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of 31,000 Poor Liberian Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
continuation of our peaceful assembly on April 19, 2016 at the Capitol Building. On this day, students of UL petitioned the National Legislature to increase budgetary support to UL and overturn tuition increment. We remain ever grateful to all those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Do Workers Want to Make Parliament 'Ungovernable'?before MPs intervened in the stand-off. It then obtained an interdict which rel
Why Do Workers Want to Make Parliament 'Ungovernable'?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
before MPs intervened in the stand-off. It then obtained an interdict which relocated the pickets outside the gates of the national legislature. The unprotected strike ended with a return to work agreement in early December 2015. Since then a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Why do workers want to make Parliament ‘ungovernable’?before MPs intervened in the stand-off. It then obtained an interdict which rel
Why do workers want to make Parliament ‘ungovernable’?
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
before MPs intervened in the stand-off. It then obtained an interdict which relocated the pickets outside the gates of the national legislature. The unprotected strike ended with a return to work agreement in early December 2015. Since then a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
In bad company: do businessmen really make good US presidents?carry it all out, let alone have the Congress fall into place for him in lockst
In bad company: do businessmen really make good US presidents?
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
carry it all out, let alone have the Congress fall into place for him in lockstep – even when his own party controls the national legislature. The 535 members of the House and Senate are simply too independent of a president in most cases for... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Defence Secy earns plaudits for health initiativeBrawls in the national legislature are not new in Sri Lanka, or in other parts
Defence Secy earns plaudits for health initiative
Sunday Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Brawls in the national legislature are not new in Sri Lanka, or in other parts of the world. Interestingly, such parliamentary violence is yet to be seen in those Western countries from where this modern form of representative democracy... Read more
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Air Force Times
China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas baselogistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increas
China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas base
Air Force Times / Posted 17 days ago
logistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increasingly powerful military. Deputy head of the national legislature Yan Junqi will this week attend the inauguration of Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh followed by... Read more
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The Hindu
China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas baselogistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increas
China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas base
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
logistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increasingly powerful military. Deputy head of the national legislature Yan Junqi will this week attend the inauguration of Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh followed by... Read more
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ABC News
China Envoy to Visit Djibouti, Site of 1st Overseas Baselogistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increas
China Envoy to Visit Djibouti, Site of 1st Overseas Base
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
logistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increasingly powerful military. Deputy head of the national legislature Yan Junqi will this week attend the inauguration of Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh followed by... Read more
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Denver Post
China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas baselogistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increas
China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas base
Denver Post / Posted 17 days ago
logistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increasingly powerful military. Deputy head of the national legislature Yan Junqi will this week attend the inauguration of Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh followed by... Read more
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