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London Driver Held in Terrorism Inquiry After Hitting Barrier Near Parliament

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The motorist, identified only as a man in his late 20s, injured several cyclists and pedestrians, the police said. Source: NYT > World
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Britain Abetted U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects, Parliament Finds

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A four-year investigation by a committee of Parliament found hundreds of cases in which agents knew or suspected that detainees were abused, but did not object. Source: NYT > World
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Iraq’s Hero Shoe-Thrower Running For Parliament, Hell Yeah!

4 months ago | 0 comment
[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

4 months ago | 0 comment
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

6 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

8 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

9 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

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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 [...]