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A Powerful Storm Leaves Tonga’s Parliament Homeless

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

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

3 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

5 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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 [...]
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Emmanuel Macron’s Amateur Politicians Are Poised to Remake French Parliament

9 months ago | 0 comment
He excelled in school, earned a master’s degree in development economics at the London School of Economics, worked for two years as an economist in Mozambique for the French overseas development agency AFD and was a Stanford University [...]
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Theresa May clings on after UK returns a hung parliament

9 months ago | 0 comment
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Conservative Party HQ in central London hours after the polls closed in the British general election | Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images The British prime minister’s gamble in calling [...]