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Iraq’s Hero Shoe-Thrower Running For Parliament, Hell Yeah!

[embedded content] Muntadhar al-Zaidi (or Muntazer, depending on your transliteration preferences), the Iraqi journalist who won hearts, minds, and tut-tutting oppprobrium worldwide when he whanged his shoes in the [...]
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Israeli Parliament Gives War Power to 2 Top Leaders

JERUSALEM — As Israel faces rising tensions with Iran, Syria and Gaza, its Parliament passed a new law allowing the prime minister and defense minister to decide alone whether their nation will go to war. The legislation, which comes [...]
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A Powerful Storm Leaves Tonga’s Parliament Homeless

3 months ago | 0 comment
Photo Storm damage in Nuku’alofa, Tonga’s capital, on Tuesday. Tropical Cyclone Gita was the strongest storm to hit the Pacific island nation in decades. Credit John [...]
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Parliament Demands Greater Say Over ‘Brexit,’ Defying Theresa May

5 months ago | 0 comment
Those rebels joined with members of the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties — some of whom believe the nation made a grave mistake when it voted, in a June 2016 referendum, to approve leaving the European Union. At the time, a majority [...]
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Vast Indigenous Land Claims in Canada Encompass Parliament Hill

6 months ago | 0 comment
Some claims involve hundreds of millions of dollars, and tribes are often interested in controlling the land at issue, by, for example, having a say over logging, oil exploration and mining. One claim by various Algonquin groups involves [...]
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Angela Merkel Is Headed for German Election Victory as Far Right Enters Parliament

8 months ago | 0 comment
The Alternative for Germany nonetheless vowed to shake the consensus politics of Germany. Alexander Gauland, one of AfD’s leaders, told party supporters after the results that in parliament: “We will go after them. We will claim back [...]
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Polish Parliament Approves Law Curtailing Courts’ Independence

10 months ago | 0 comment
Pressure was brought to bear on Mr. Duda from domestic critics and the European Union, which itself was under pressure — to follow through on threats to punish Poland if the legislation became law. All day and into the evening, Polish [...]
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Macron Urges French Parliament to Prepare for Change

11 months ago | 0 comment
Along the way he ranged widely, with morale-boosting praise for France’s cultural heritage, a plea for “humane and just” treatment of refugees, demands for a less technocratic European Union, and a semidisguised dig at the United States [...]
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German Parliament Approves Same-Sex Marriage

11 months ago | 0 comment
The country’s normally staid politics were jolted in the direction of approving gay marriage last weekend, when two major political parties said they would make the legislation a condition of any future coalition agreement with the [...]
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British Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Affecting Email Access

11 months ago | 0 comment
Photo Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Charles in the House of Lords on Wednesday. Credit Arthur Edwards/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images [...]