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Op-Ed News
An Attack on Working Peopleat national sectoral levels. .To pass the law France's Premier is using an arca
An Attack on Working People
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
at national sectoral levels. .To pass the law France's Premier is using an arcane constitutional mechanism to avoid a parliamentary vote, and demanding a heavy-handed state crackdown on industrial unrest. E U chiefs have exploited the crisis... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why politicians are granted immunity from prosecutionmore controversial: some fortunate lawmakers enjoy immunity from all kinds of p
Why politicians are granted immunity from prosecution
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
more controversial: some fortunate lawmakers enjoy immunity from all kinds of prosecution, which can only be lifted with a parliamentary vote. Its critics say such a system lets politicians act with impunity and encourages criminals to run for... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Anger in Egypt over President 'selling' islands to Saudi Arabiathat is unlikely to happen in this case, the deal will be put to a vote in parl
Anger in Egypt over President 'selling' islands to Saudi Arabia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
that is unlikely to happen in this case, the deal will be put to a vote in parliament. Professor Fahmy said the parliamentary vote would be a test of MPs' independence. "The Egyptian parliament is completely controlled by the government... Read more
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Aljazeera
France's paralysing strikesstations are running dry. Workers say the labour reforms, designed to reduce u
France's paralysing strikes
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
stations are running dry. Workers say the labour reforms, designed to reduce unemployment and pushed through without a parliamentary vote, favour bosses over workers. Remi Piet - public policy expert and professor at Qatar... Read more
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Philly.com
Worldview: Erdogan's dangerous gameTurkish media, Erdogan is now seeking to crush all his domestic political oppon
Worldview: Erdogan's dangerous game
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Turkish media, Erdogan is now seeking to crush all his domestic political opponents. Toward that end, he engineered a parliamentary vote last week that lifts immunity from dozens of parliamentary deputies who are facing criminal charges -... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalitionIsrael has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. T
Israel's Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
Israel has a death penalty for certain cases, but it has never been enforced. The new changes, which would require a parliamentary vote, could make it easier to apply the law. Addressing concerns about their alliance, both Netanyahu and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Q&A French strikes: Why is the country facing paralysis?the CGT is losing members. How has the Government reacted to the blockages? I
Q&A French strikes: Why is the country facing paralysis?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the CGT is losing members. How has the Government reacted to the blockages? It ignored earlier protests and bypassed a parliamentary vote to push through the bill. Manuel Valls, the Prime Minister, pledged to stand firm, saying: "The CGT... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swedish parliament ratifies NATO accord amid Russia tensionsDenmark, Norway and Iceland and participating in operations in Afghanistan. Th
Swedish parliament ratifies NATO accord amid Russia tensions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Denmark, Norway and Iceland and participating in operations in Afghanistan. The centre-left minority government won the parliamentary vote by a margin of 291-21. "This deal will not change our relationship with NATO nor our security policy. We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Strikes Close Hundreds of French Petrol Stationsmake it easier for employers to hire and fire staff. The government pushed thr
Oil Strikes Close Hundreds of French Petrol Stations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
make it easier for employers to hire and fire staff. The government pushed through the labour bill on 10 May without a parliamentary vote. A prolonged strike at French refineries in 2010 resulted in a glut of crude oil in Europe and caused... Read more
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International Business Times
Many French petrol stations face fuel shortage following oil strike May, the French government reportedly pushed through the unpopular labour bill
Many French petrol stations face fuel shortage following oil strike
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
May, the French government reportedly pushed through the unpopular labour bill in the lower house of Parliament without a parliamentary vote. General Confederation of Labour (CGT) delegate Thierry Defresne told Reuters that oil workers at Total... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Macedonia passes law to enable disputed pardons be revokedto boycott an election scheduled for June 5. On Wednesday, parliament cancelled
Macedonia passes law to enable disputed pardons be revoked
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
to boycott an election scheduled for June 5. On Wednesday, parliament cancelled the election. As a result of Thursday's parliamentary vote, the president will now be able to revoke pardons within 30 days. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of... Read more
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The Star
Macedonia passes law to enable disputed pardons be revokedto boycott an election scheduled for June 5. On Wednesday, parliament cancelled
Macedonia passes law to enable disputed pardons be revoked
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
to boycott an election scheduled for June 5. On Wednesday, parliament cancelled the election. As a result of Thursday's parliamentary vote, the president will now be able to revoke pardons within 30 days. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Police car set on fire as officers and protesters clash in Parislabour law reforms, including a loosening of the maximum 35-hour working week a
Police car set on fire as officers and protesters clash in Paris
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
labour law reforms, including a loosening of the maximum 35-hour working week and a cap on redundancy payments, avoiding a parliamentary vote it would almost certainly have lost – a move that has sparked even greater opposition. On Wednesday, the... Read more
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EuroNews
Venezuela lawmakers reject state of emergency decreehis charismatic predecessor Chavez for tapping an oil bonanza to provide the po
Venezuela lawmakers reject state of emergency decree
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
his charismatic predecessor Chavez for tapping an oil bonanza to provide the poor with housing and pensions. After the parliamentary vote he criticised lawmakers and claimed his state of emergency decree is needed to see off threats to the... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
French general strike will hit ferry crossings « Jersey Evening Postthrough the reforms, which could extend the working week and make it easier for
French general strike will hit ferry crossings « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 13 days ago
through the reforms, which could extend the working week and make it easier for firms to lay off staff, without going to a parliamentary vote. A general strike was due to be held across France on Tuesday, with the Condor Rapide crossing to St Malo... Read more
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The New Statesman
Enough with Britain’s secret warsWar to Parliament in 2003, and has been strengthened over time as governments h
Enough with Britain’s secret wars
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
War to Parliament in 2003, and has been strengthened over time as governments have put further moves for intervention to a parliamentary vote. But the convention is under threat from this government, who have sent out a stream of mixed messages... Read more
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The New Statesman
BBC Food's recipes won't “disappear” – and you’ll still be able to cook along with NigellaWar to Parliament in 2003, and has been strengthened over time as governments h
BBC Food's recipes won't “disappear” – and you’ll still be able to cook along with Nigella
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
War to Parliament in 2003, and has been strengthened over time as governments have put further moves for intervention to a parliamentary vote. But the convention is under threat from this government, who have sent out a stream of mixed messages... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
French braces for wave of strikes over labour reform as Hollande insists: 'I won't give in.'government last week forced through the labour market reform bill by using the
French braces for wave of strikes over labour reform as Hollande insists: 'I won't give in.'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
government last week forced through the labour market reform bill by using the so-called "nuclear" option of bypassing a parliamentary vote. However, the draft law must now be debated in the Senate, the upper house of parliament. Ahead of the... Read more
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Perth Now
Map that embarrasses Australiabe dependent on a plebiscite following a Coalition victory. Labor has said the
Map that embarrasses Australia
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
be dependent on a plebiscite following a Coalition victory. Labor has said they will ditch a public poll in favour of a parliamentary vote to be held within 100 days if Shorten gets the keys to the Lodge. In South Australia and Queensland, the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Map that embarrasses Australiabe dependent on a plebiscite following a Coalition victory. Labor has said the
Map that embarrasses Australia
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
be dependent on a plebiscite following a Coalition victory. Labor has said they will ditch a public poll in favour of a parliamentary vote to be held within 100 days if Shorten gets the keys to the Lodge. In South Australia and Queensland, the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Maranoa election candidates talk gay marriage, safe schoolsHompes - Greens GAY rights is a topic of passion for Greens candidate Katherin
Maranoa election candidates talk gay marriage, safe schools
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Hompes - Greens GAY rights is a topic of passion for Greens candidate Katherine Hompes. Ms Hompes said a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage would end the discrimination right now. "We don't need a pointless, expensive and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dilma May Well Go Down to the Legislative Assassins, but Her Courage Demands Respectto make way for the process of impeachment, she went out to meet her supporters
Dilma May Well Go Down to the Legislative Assassins, but Her Courage Demands Respect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
to make way for the process of impeachment, she went out to meet her supporters and address the nation. She denounced the parliamentary vote as a coup and a fraud, claiming she committed no crime. She is clearly trying to rally the country around... Read more
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The Hindu
Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session: Arun Jaitleyextremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if ther
Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session: Arun Jaitley
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
extremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if there is no consensus, the only alternative is a parliamentary vote. “I am reasonably confident because... every political party, including the Congress, favours the GST. In... Read more
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dna
GST Bill will be passed in upcoming monsoon session, says Arun Jaitleyextremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if ther
GST Bill will be passed in upcoming monsoon session, says Arun Jaitley
dna / Posted 14 days ago
extremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if there is no consensus, the only alternative is a parliamentary vote. "I am reasonably confident because... every political party, including the Congress, favours the GST. In... Read more
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The Economic Times
Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon sessionextremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if ther
Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
extremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if there is no consensus, the only alternative is a parliamentary vote. "I am reasonably confident because... every political party, including the Congress, favours the GST. In... Read more
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The Financial Express
Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session: FM Arun Jaitleyextremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if ther
Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session: FM Arun Jaitley
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
extremely difficult for the Congress to take a contrarian view, he said if there is no consensus, the only alternative is a parliamentary vote. “I am reasonably confident because… every political party, including the Congress, favours the GST. In... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Up All Night: France’s young target Hollande over labour reformsresorted to emergency constitutional powers to force through deeply divisive re
Up All Night: France’s young target Hollande over labour reforms
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
resorted to emergency constitutional powers to force through deeply divisive reforms to employment law – avoiding a parliamentary vote it would almost certainly have lost – the youthful movement whose protests have spread across France is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
National - Federal Election 2016to attend a party fund raiser. An extra-ordinary move where Abbott called a jo
National - Federal Election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
to attend a party fund raiser. An extra-ordinary move where Abbott called a joint party room meeting to prevent a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage further aggravated party moderates, including Leader of the House and key South... Read more
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Swissinfo
French government shrugs off no-confidence vote, faces new strikesprotests even as his government survived a vote of no-confidence over plans to
French government shrugs off no-confidence vote, faces new strikes
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
protests even as his government survived a vote of no-confidence over plans to deregulate the labour market without a parliamentary vote. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in cities across France on Thursday, including Nantes... Read more
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The Star
French government survives no-confidence vote - tallyprotests even as his government survived a vote of no-confidence over plans to
French government survives no-confidence vote - tally
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
protests even as his government survived a vote of no-confidence over plans to deregulate the labour market without a parliamentary vote. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in cities across France on Thursday, including Nantes... Read more
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DW
French government survives no-confidence vote over labor reform row |economy. Christian Jacob called the bill "empty" and described the Socialist g
French government survives no-confidence vote over labor reform row |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
economy. Christian Jacob called the bill "empty" and described the Socialist government's decision to use 49-3 to bypass a parliamentary vote as "appalling." "If the no-confidence vote fails, it will only remain for the French people to count the... Read more
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International Business Times
Refugee crisis: Daily lives of unaccompanied children in Calais Jungle hoping to reach Britain have either made the entire journey by themselves, or were separated from their
Refugee crisis: Daily lives of unaccompanied children in Calais Jungle hoping to reach Britain
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
have either made the entire journey by themselves, or were separated from their families along the way. Following a parliamentary vote on 26 April 2016, denying refuge to 3,000 unaccompanied refugee children into the UK, Conservative Prime... Read more
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The Border Mail
Politics of religions will play election roleconservative position. The conservative groups might target the Greens primaril
Politics of religions will play election role
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
conservative position. The conservative groups might target the Greens primarily, but Labor too, as it is committed to a parliamentary vote rather than the government's proposed plebiscite. ACL and like groups will be tested by what to do given... Read more
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Eu Business
Greek debt relief moves onto EU agenda — EUbusiness.comRobert Schuman, that Europe would be built in small steps, to describe Greece's
Greek debt relief moves onto EU agenda — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 20 days ago
Robert Schuman, that Europe would be built in small steps, to describe Greece's progress. He also welcomed the Greek parliamentary vote, saying the measures on pensions and income tax would have a permanent budgetary impact of around 2 per... Read more
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Eu Business
Eurogroup welcomes Greek reforms — EUbusiness.comRobert Schuman, that Europe would be built in small steps, to describe Greece's
Eurogroup welcomes Greek reforms — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 21 days ago
Robert Schuman, that Europe would be built in small steps, to describe Greece's progress. He also welcomed the Greek parliamentary vote, saying the measures on pensions and income tax would have a permanent budgetary impact of around 2 per... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Government to force Labour to vote for or against whole TPP packageprocess would have been to introduce an omnibus bill, then split it into severa
Government to force Labour to vote for or against whole TPP package
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 22 days ago
process would have been to introduce an omnibus bill, then split it into several separate bills, each requiring a separate parliamentary vote. The foreign affairs, defence and trade select committee delivered its report on the TPP deal late last... Read more
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Business Standard India
Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reformspassed thanks to the Syriza-led coalition government's slim majority in parliam
Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
passed thanks to the Syriza-led coalition government's slim majority in parliament, according to an AFP count. The parliamentary vote came just hours before an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, who are racing to... Read more
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Rappler
Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reformsfrom Greece's 86-billion-euro ($95-billion) bailout agreed in July, the third f
Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
from Greece's 86-billion-euro ($95-billion) bailout agreed in July, the third for the debt-laden country since 2010. The parliamentary vote came just hours before an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, who are racing to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reformsfrom Greece's 86-billion-euro ($95-billion) bailout agreed in July, the third f
Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
from Greece's 86-billion-euro ($95-billion) bailout agreed in July, the third for the debt-laden country since 2010. The parliamentary vote came just hours before an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, who are racing to... Read more
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DW
Greece approves controversial austerity bill |country has struggled to pay back its loans, prompting the IMF and some Europea
Greece approves controversial austerity bill |
DW / Posted 22 days ago
country has struggled to pay back its loans, prompting the IMF and some European politicians to call for debt relief. The parliamentary vote came just hours before an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels. The ministers from... Read more
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heraldscotland
Bring it on, Ruth ... Sturgeon slaps down "over-reaching" Tory leaderintake of MSPs will be sworn in on Thursday, and Sturgeon will put herself forw
Bring it on, Ruth ... Sturgeon slaps down "over-reaching" Tory leader
heraldscotland / Posted 23 days ago
intake of MSPs will be sworn in on Thursday, and Sturgeon will put herself forward for re-election as First Minister in a parliamentary vote the week afterwards. One of her first jobs is expected to be a cabinet reshuffle. Education Secretary... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Tax reforms need parliamentary sanction - Inland Revenue Departmentweek, cannot be implemented through a newspaper advertisement or a circular, be
Tax reforms need parliamentary sanction - Inland Revenue Department
Sunday Observer / Posted 23 days ago
week, cannot be implemented through a newspaper advertisement or a circular, because tax reforms need to be sanctioned by a Parliamentary vote and gazetted, officials at the Inland Revenue Department told the Sunday Observer. A senior official at... Read more
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