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Russian parliament backs controversial pension bill

MOSCOW (AP) – The lower house of the Russian parliament has adopted a controversial bill that raises the eligibility ages for state pensions. The measure to raise the retirement ages for men and women by five years, proposed by President [...]
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Spanish Parliament Votes to Exhume Franco from Monument He Had Built

MADRID — The Spanish Parliament voted on Thursday to exhume the remains of Francisco Franco, the former dictator, from the underground basilica that he had built near Madrid, intensifying a debate over his legacy that continues 43 [...]
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EU parliament to debate possible sanctions against Hungary

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BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Parliament is set to debate Tuesday whether Hungary should face political sanctions for policies that opponents say are against the EU’s democratic values and the rule of law. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor [...]
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Iran’s Parliament Gives President a Rare Rebuke

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LONDON — Iran’s Parliament summoned President Hassan Rouhani to answer questions on Tuesday about the country’s economic crisis, and then voted to reject his explanation, in a remarkable rebuke of a sitting leader. Mr. Rouhani [...]
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London Driver Held in Terrorism Inquiry After Hitting Barrier Near Parliament

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[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

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[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!

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[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

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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

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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

10 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 [...]