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ReutersBy Sruthi Gottipati NEW DELHI, June 14 (Reuters) - The popular expectation for India's coming general election is that it will be a showdown between the scion of the grand old Congress party's Nehru-Gandhi dynasty and a firebrand leader of the Hindu...
ReutersBERN/ZURICH, June 13 (Reuters) - A Swiss parliamentary committee said on Thursday that lower house lawmakers should decline to debate a bill which would allow banks to sidestep strict secrecy laws and pass information to U.S. authorities. Switzerland has...
MOSCOW – Despite opposition from human rights activists, Russia’s lower house of parliament Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban providing children with information on homosexuality. The lower house, or State Duma, voted...
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ReutersZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland cleared the first hurdle towards ending a long-running U.S. tax probe after one chamber of lawmakers voted to allow banks to sidestep strict secrecy laws to end the threat of criminal charges for helping wealthy Americans...
Reuters* Anti-establishment 5-Star is main opposition party * Support dips after surging into parliament in Feb. * Defectors criticise Grillo; don't mention expenses By Paolo Biondi and Steve Scherer ROME, June 7 (Reuters) - Two Italian lawmakers have quit...
CAIRO — Egypt’s highest court ruled Sunday that both the country’s upper house of parliament and the committee that drafted the nation’s constitution had been elected illegally, but the impact of the decision appeared to be largely...
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Reuters* Lower house of parliament ratifies treaty on violence against women * Vote comes after shocking series of murders of women * Funeral of teenager burned to death held as vote takes place By Naomi O'Leary ROME, May 28 (Reuters) - Italy's lower house...
Tags: Justice and Rights, Treaties, Feminism, Politics, Murder
MOSCOW — The lower house of Russia's parliament on Friday approved in the first reading a controversial measure against the spread among minors of “propaganda” seen as supporting homosexuality. But the lawmakers put off until the...
Tags: Justice and Rights, Russia, Politics, Punishment, Social Issues
World NowLocked in a political standoff over a crucial budget bill, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is under mounting pressure to hasten elections -- a step likely to push his party out of power. The bill, which would allow the Japanese government to borrow more...
World NowPakistan India law : Pakistani Parliamentarians visit India during week of legislative meltdown....
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