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Sky News Australia
MPs 'crazy' to ignore plebiscite will: CioboTrade Minister Steve Ciobo has told Sky News he intends to take the view of his
MPs 'crazy' to ignore plebiscite will: Ciobo
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 hours ago
Trade Minister Steve Ciobo has told Sky News he intends to take the view of his constituency when it comes to a parliamentary vote on marriage equality. 'I absolutely intend to take the view of my constituency and indeed the Australian people as... Read more
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FOX News
Brexit remorse? UK lawmaker calls for Parliament to ignore EU referendumRenwick, deputy director of University College London's Constitution Unit, told
Brexit remorse? UK lawmaker calls for Parliament to ignore EU referendum
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
Renwick, deputy director of University College London's Constitution Unit, told the Associated Press that a parliamentary vote to overturn the referendum result was possible "in legal theory ... In practice, that is absolutely not... Read more
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Sky News Australia
MPs 'crazy' to ignore plebiscite will: CioboTrade and Investment Steven Ciobo has told Sky News he intends to take the view
MPs 'crazy' to ignore plebiscite will: Ciobo
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
Trade and Investment Steven Ciobo has told Sky News he intends to take the view of his constituency when it comes to his parliamentary vote on marriage equality. 'I absolutely intend to take the view of my constituency and indeed the Australian... Read more
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Sky News Australia
MPs 'crazy' to ignore plebiscite will: CioboTrade and Investment Steven Ciobo has told Sky News he intends to take the view
MPs 'crazy' to ignore plebiscite will: Ciobo
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 hours ago
Trade and Investment Steven Ciobo has told Sky News he intends to take the view of his constituency when it comes to his parliamentary vote on marriage equality. 'I absolutely intend to take the view of my constituency and indeed the Australian... Read more
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DW
Spain: Conservatives remain largest party |Spain returns to polls for new parliamentary vote 26.06.2016 Voters in Spain a
Spain: Conservatives remain largest party |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
Spain returns to polls for new parliamentary vote 26.06.2016 Voters in Spain are set to elect a new parliament for the second time since December, after political parties failed to create a ruling coalition. The conservative Popular Party is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brexit Q&A: What you need to know about the next movessimply making the notification as an exercise of the prerogative, following the
Brexit Q&A: What you need to know about the next moves
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
simply making the notification as an exercise of the prerogative, following the referendum result. Or it could mean a prior parliamentary vote". Questions have been raised as to whether the Scottish Parliament's approval would be required - Scots... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brexit CAN be stopped before the UK splits with Europe - this is howmembership of the EU won a majority of votes and seats at the general election,
Brexit CAN be stopped before the UK splits with Europe - this is how
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
membership of the EU won a majority of votes and seats at the general election, so we’re going to vote down Brexit ’." A parliamentary vote Dan KitwoodIt is thought Parliament could hold up the process with a vote David Lammy, the MP for... Read more
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FOX News
Brexit remorse? UK lawmaker calls for Parliament to ignore EU referendum as millions call for second voteRenwick, deputy director of University College London's Constitution Unit, told
Brexit remorse? UK lawmaker calls for Parliament to ignore EU referendum as millions call for second vote
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Renwick, deputy director of University College London's Constitution Unit, told the Associated Press that a parliamentary vote to overturn the referendum result was possible "in legal theory ... In practice, that is absolutely not... Read more
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metro
MP calls on Parliament to reject the EU referendum resultBrexit was announced yesterday (Picture: Getty) A Labour MP has called for a P
MP calls on Parliament to reject the EU referendum result
metro / Posted yesterday
Brexit was announced yesterday (Picture: Getty) A Labour MP has called for a Parliamentary vote on the EU referendum result. David Lammy, the Member of Parliament for Tottenham, said: ‘Wake up. We do not have to do this.‘It’s our future’: Young... Read more
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New Kerala
Pressure mounts for Jeremy Corbyn to resign - newkerala.com #81810Labour Party John Cryer must decide by Monday if he is to accept the petition f
Pressure mounts for Jeremy Corbyn to resign - newkerala.com #81810
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Labour Party John Cryer must decide by Monday if he is to accept the petition for a vote of confidence. If so, a parliamentary vote could take place on June 28. According to parliamentary rules, a 50 per cent vote in favour of a motion... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brexit: Sombre mood in Brussels as reality starts to sink ingame, as the UK has refused to make an official application to leave the bloc,
Brexit: Sombre mood in Brussels as reality starts to sink in
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
game, as the UK has refused to make an official application to leave the bloc, pending a Tory leadership battle and a UK parliamentary vote on the referendum result. Until the UK officially applies to leave, it remains an EU member, subject to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Volkswagen's $10 Billion Settlement(low turnout may be such an excuse). Or they could say it is now a matter for p
Volkswagen's $10 Billion Settlement
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
(low turnout may be such an excuse). Or they could say it is now a matter for parliament, and then endeavour to win the parliamentary vote. Or ministers could try to re-negotiate another deal and put that to another referendum. There is, after... Read more
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The Atlantic
President Obama Designates the First-Ever LGBT National Monument(low turnout may be such an excuse). Or they could say it is now a matter for p
President Obama Designates the First-Ever LGBT National Monument
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
(low turnout may be such an excuse). Or they could say it is now a matter for parliament, and then endeavour to win the parliamentary vote. Or ministers could try to re-negotiate another deal and put that to another referendum. There is, after... Read more
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Herald Sun
Xenophon has the political X factorit has a broader national interest benefit.” On policy matters, Xenophon is pr
Xenophon has the political X factor
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
it has a broader national interest benefit.” On policy matters, Xenophon is pro same-sex marriage but says it should be a parliamentary vote (as proposed by Labor) and not a plebiscite (as proposed by the Coalition). He supports boat turn-backs... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fracking BANNED by Germany amid fears drinking water could be contaminatedeffort to halt the drilling stalled last year amid political disagreements Ger
Fracking BANNED by Germany amid fears drinking water could be contaminated
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
effort to halt the drilling stalled last year amid political disagreements Germany was on the verge of a parliamentary vote on similar legislation to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between... Read more
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Rappler
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker charged with corruptionLeung said: "I'll do it in court formally". Leung has not revealed whether he
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker charged with corruption
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
Leung said: "I'll do it in court formally". Leung has not revealed whether he is planning to stand in the September parliamentary vote. Lai's spokesman Mark Simon said they had no comment. A government statement on Thursday said Leung, 60,... Read more
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New Now Next
Australian Prime Minister Promises National Vote On Marriage Equality By Year's Endin legalizing same-sex marriage as quickly as possible. However Shorten would
Australian Prime Minister Promises National Vote On Marriage Equality By Year's End
New Now Next / Posted 5 days ago
in legalizing same-sex marriage as quickly as possible. However Shorten would like to see same-sex marriage legalized by a Parliamentary vote, as a referendum — or plebiscite — could expose the country’s underlying homophobia. “I do not want this... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedfracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
fracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety guidelines. Germany was on the verge of a parliamentary vote on similar legislation to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between... Read more
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WA Today
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedfracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
fracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety guidelines. Germany was on the verge of a parliamentary vote on similar legislation to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between... Read more
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The Age
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedfracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
fracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety guidelines. Germany was on the verge of a parliamentary vote on similar legislation to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowedfracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety
Germany proposes blanket ban on fracking, but drilling may still be allowed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
fracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety guidelines. Germany was on the verge of a parliamentary vote on similar legislation to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between... Read more
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Daily Mirror
One of UK's top doctors backs assisted dying - after watching dad battle illnessthe BMA was opposed by 198 delegates, some 63 per cent, opposed the motion whil
One of UK's top doctors backs assisted dying - after watching dad battle illness
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
the BMA was opposed by 198 delegates, some 63 per cent, opposed the motion while 115 voted in favour of it. It follows a Parliamentary vote last September which rejected changes to the law. Nola Leach, chief executive of Christian Action... Read more
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Times of Malta
Germany bans fracking, but activists say deal is a shamfracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety
Germany bans fracking, but activists say deal is a sham
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
fracking, whereas Britain allows it subject to strict environmental and safety guidelines. Germany was on the verge of a parliamentary vote on similar legislation to ban fracking a year ago, but the effort stalled amid disagreements between... Read more
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The Star
Spain's anti-austerity Unidos Podemos party eases stance on Cataloniahad been a central dealbreaker in efforts to form a coalition after Spain's inc
Spain's anti-austerity Unidos Podemos party eases stance on Catalonia
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
had been a central dealbreaker in efforts to form a coalition after Spain's inconclusive election last December. That parliamentary vote left Spain with a political landscape fragmented among four parties with none holding a large enough... Read more
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Reuters
Spain's anti-austerity Unidos Podemos party eases stance on Cataloniahad been a central dealbreaker in efforts to form a coalition after Spain's inc
Spain's anti-austerity Unidos Podemos party eases stance on Catalonia
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
had been a central dealbreaker in efforts to form a coalition after Spain's inconclusive election last December. That parliamentary vote left Spain with a political landscape fragmented among four parties with none holding a large enough... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Talking Blues - ACB-From Toothless Bull Dog to a Scarecrow That Can't Scare a Crowto join hands and demand that the bill rejected on March 17, 2016 be re-tabled
Talking Blues - ACB-From Toothless Bull Dog to a Scarecrow That Can't Scare a Crow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to join hands and demand that the bill rejected on March 17, 2016 be re-tabled and debated again, followed by a secret parliamentary vote. The beauty of this all is that if the bill is shot down again, we will know who the unrepentant... Read more
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The Manila Times
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote this yearMalcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favo
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote this year
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favor of a referendum on the issue instead of a parliamentary vote. But Labor has hardened its language against a public vote, in what commentators said was a strategic... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fearsMalcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favo
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fears
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favour of a referendum on the issue instead of a parliamentary vote. But Labor has hardened its language against a public vote, in what commentators said was a strategic... Read more
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International Business Times
Australia: PM Malcolm Turnbull promises referendum on legalising same-sex marriage Turnbull is well known for his support of same-sex marriage and favours a refer
Australia: PM Malcolm Turnbull promises referendum on legalising same-sex marriage
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Turnbull is well known for his support of same-sex marriage and favours a referendum vote on the issue rather than a parliamentary vote. However, Labour has said that the referendum would be a "taxpayer-funded platform for homophobia" and has... Read more
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asianage
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fearsMalcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favo
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fears
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favour of a referendum on the issue instead of a parliamentary vote. But Labor has hardened its language against a public vote, in what commentators said was a strategic... Read more
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dna
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fearsMalcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favo
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fears
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favour of a referendum on the issue instead of a parliamentary vote. But Labour has hardened its language against a public vote, in what commentators said was a strategic... Read more
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Rappler
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fearsMalcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favo
Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fears
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, who is well-known for his support of gay marriage, is in favor of a referendum on the issue instead of a parliamentary vote. But Labor has hardened its language against a public vote, in what commentators said was a strategic... Read more
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The Star
Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandateit to continue its job of investigating and trying cases. The mission halted c
Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandate
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
it to continue its job of investigating and trying cases. The mission halted court proceedings on Wednesday pending the parliamentary vote. Under a new deal, EULEX will try current cases but will only take on new cases if Kosovo's legal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandateit to continue its job of investigating and trying cases. The mission halted c
Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
it to continue its job of investigating and trying cases. The mission halted court proceedings on Wednesday pending the parliamentary vote. Under a new deal, EULEX will try current cases but will only take on new cases if Kosovo's legal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dhlakama Refuses to End Renamo Attackstopped the presidential poll in five provinces - Sofala, Manica, Tete, Zambezia
Dhlakama Refuses to End Renamo Attacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
topped the presidential poll in five provinces - Sofala, Manica, Tete, Zambezia and Nampula. But Renamo only won the parliamentary vote in two provinces, Sofala and Zambezia. As for the sixth province claimed by Dhlakama, Niassa, in reality... Read more
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DW
Bundesrat postpones vote on safe countries of origin for North African refugees |Merkel highlighted that the attacks in Cologne on New Year's Eve had to be take
Bundesrat postpones vote on safe countries of origin for North African refugees |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
Merkel highlighted that the attacks in Cologne on New Year's Eve had to be taken into consideration with the parliamentary vote Merkel said supporting the law would benefit both Germany and the trio of countries involved. She... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jo Cox: Labour's rising star whose life was cut shortmurdered and maimed. There was no excuse in Bosnia, nor Rwanda and there isn’t
Jo Cox: Labour's rising star whose life was cut short
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
murdered and maimed. There was no excuse in Bosnia, nor Rwanda and there isn’t now.” She subsequently abstained in the parliamentary vote on the issue. Cox was the mother of a boy and a girl, and was married to Brendan Cox, who stepped down as... Read more
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The Local
Dancing queens: Sweden set to overturn ban on bar bopsrange of leading pubs and music venues in Sweden have also declared they are da
Dancing queens: Sweden set to overturn ban on bar bops
The Local / Posted 10 days ago
range of leading pubs and music venues in Sweden have also declared they are dancing with delight in anticipation of the parliamentary vote, including the Debaser chain and the Södra theatre bar on hipster island Södermalm. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni in More Night Meetings to 'Silence' New Cabinet Criticstried hard but failed to silence critics of his new expanded cabinet. On June
Museveni in More Night Meetings to 'Silence' New Cabinet Critics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
tried hard but failed to silence critics of his new expanded cabinet. On June 10 and June 11, ahead of yesterday's parliamentary vote that approved Museveni's 81-member cabinet, the president sought the backing of NRM MPs, but ended up... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Rap puts new verve into verbs and vocabularygrin infects crowds from Abidjan to Ankara. Going ahead with the Turkish gig (
Rap puts new verve into verbs and vocabulary
Namibia Economist / Posted 16 days ago
grin infects crowds from Abidjan to Ankara. Going ahead with the Turkish gig (beset by security worries even before the parliamentary vote) wasn’t their first brave deed. Touring Africa, they faced warnings about Ebola fever and violence; a... Read more
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Swissinfo
No Honeymoon for New Polish Central Banker Amid Swiss-Loan RisksThe president is set to submit a bill on converting home-loans to parliament th
No Honeymoon for New Polish Central Banker Amid Swiss-Loan Risks
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
The president is set to submit a bill on converting home-loans to parliament this month, his spokesman said on Sunday. Parliamentary Vote Lawmakers will vote on the candidacy around mid-day on Friday. Nominated by President Andrzej Duda in... Read more
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Rappler
Catalonia's pro-independence coalition breaks downJune 8, after its most radical component refused to back the government budget,
Catalonia's pro-independence coalition breaks down
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
June 8, after its most radical component refused to back the government budget, forcing the regional president to call a parliamentary vote of no confidence. The development deals a blow to the coalition's planned 18-month roadmap for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Brits have two more days to register for Brexit vote, thanks to website crashthemselves registered,” said Matt Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office. Re
Brits have two more days to register for Brexit vote, thanks to website crash
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
themselves registered,” said Matt Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office. Reuters reported that Mr. Hancock expects a parliamentary vote on the deadline extension Thursday. Mr. Hancock, who also serves as an MP for West Suffolk, personally... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Nancy against Hadi's Bill; to stay awayform 46 per cent of Sarawak's population, according to the 2010 census. She al
Nancy against Hadi's Bill; to stay away
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 18 days ago
form 46 per cent of Sarawak's population, according to the 2010 census. She also said she will not participate in any parliamentary vote to support or deny PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang controversial Bill to strengthen the Syariah... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UK has 'secretly' upgraded Trident arsenal and developed an entirely new warhead, report findsmaintaining and ultimately upgrading the UK's stock of nuclear warheads. "It wi
UK has 'secretly' upgraded Trident arsenal and developed an entirely new warhead, report finds
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
maintaining and ultimately upgrading the UK's stock of nuclear warheads. "It will be interesting to see whether it becomes the latest nugget to be distorted and missed by anti-Trident campaigners seeking to cast doubt ahead of the parliamentary vot... Read more
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The Manila Times
Obama to make last trip to Europeput an end to Spain’s traditional two-party system. Spain has never had a coal
Obama to make last trip to Europe
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
put an end to Spain’s traditional two-party system. Spain has never had a coalition government and parties tried in vain since the polls to cobble together an alliance that had enough support to be able to pass a parliamentary vote of conf... Read more
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iol.co.za
Genocide row: Germany hit back at ErdoganAngela Merkel's office hit back on Monday at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erd
Genocide row: Germany hit back at Erdogan
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Angela Merkel's office hit back on Monday at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a blistering row over a German parliamentary vote declaring the Ottoman Empire committed genocide against Armenians. Erdogan has angrily condemned last... Read more
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The Star
German politician receives death threats over Armenian genocide resolutioncarried out a campaign of slaughter there among the Herero and Nama tribes. "Y
German politician receives death threats over Armenian genocide resolution
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
carried out a campaign of slaughter there among the Herero and Nama tribes. "You are the last country who could conduct a parliamentary vote for Turkey on the so-called Armenian genocide. We have no issues, no problem in our history on this topic.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama to make last trip to Europeput an end to Spain's traditional two-party system. Spain has never had a coal
Obama to make last trip to Europe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
put an end to Spain's traditional two-party system. Spain has never had a coalition government and parties tried in vain since the polls to cobble together an alliance which had enough support to be able to pass a parliamentary vote of confi... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Obama to make last trip to Europeput an end to Spain’s traditional two-party system. Spain has never had a coal
Obama to make last trip to Europe
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
put an end to Spain’s traditional two-party system. Spain has never had a coalition government and parties tried in vain since the polls to cobble together an alliance which had enough support to be able to pass a parliamentary vote of confi... Read more
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