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Afghanistan supports Russia's initiative in fight against terr...

2:14 pm The Chairman of the Upper House of Parliament Meshrano Jirga, Fazal Hadi Muslimyar said Wednesday that Afghanistan welcomes and supports the initiative by the Russian President Vladimir Putin to create an international coalition against ... Frontier Post, 26 minutes ago

Less check, more balance: Reforms must reduce Rajya Sabha's power to block the popular mandate

By Baijayant 'Jay' Panda Last month, Italy's upper house of Parliament, the Senate, voted to drastically reduce its own powers, including its number of members and its power to block constitutional amendments and other key legislation. Though ...
 Economic Times5 hours ago

Federation Council passes law to raise gas tax in 2016

MOSCOW. Nov 25 (Interfax) - The Federation Council the upper house of Russia's parliament, has approved a law on raising the mineral extraction tax (MET) for gas in 2016. The law adjusts the procedure for calculating the basis value per unit of oil ...
 Interfax.com21 hours ago Russian parliament ready to exert every effort for creating broad anti-terror coalition  Tass.ru6 days ago Both chambers of Russian parliament support tougher punishment for terrorism  Before It's News5 days ago Both houses of Parliament prorogued  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Upper house of French Parliament debates extending state of emergency

According to AFP, French lawmakers are currently debating the extension of the state of emergency imposed last week in the face of continued plots for coordinated attacks in Paris. Last week, a set of seven terror attacks left over 120 people dead.
 Albawaba6 days ago Body in Paris raid identified as cousin of attack 'mastermind'  Middle East Eye5 days ago French parliament approves 3-month state of emergency extension  Yahoo! Finance5 days ago Paris attacks: French parliament approves extension of 3-month emergency  MyInforms5 days ago
International Business Times India

Interstate contacts with Turkey need to be suspended — Russian senator

MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. A senior Russian lawmaker from the upper house of parliament suggested freezing all interstate contacts with Turkey following the crash of a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bomber after a missile strike from a Turkish fighter. ...
 Tass.ru1 day ago Russia: Parliament backs security overhaul, extra powers for intelligence services  International Business Times India5 days ago Russian MPs back overhaul of national security  The Gulf Today5 days ago Russian parliament gives nod to security overhaul after jet bomb  Shanghai Daily5 days ago

Senate approves draft budget, despite concerns at imbalances

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga-- upper house of parliament -- on Sunday approved the draft budget for 2016 despite some lawmakers concerns at imbalances in the accounts. Finance Minister Mohammad Eklil Hakimi earlier placed the draft budget -- ...
 Frontier Post3 days ago

House of Lords backs lowering the EU referendum voting age to 16

The parliament's upper house backed on Wednesday(18 November)lowering the voting age to 16 in a planned referendum on Britain's continued membership of the European Union, a move that could delay the timing of the crucial vote. Britons can ...
 EurActiv.com1 week ago UK House backs teens vote right in EU referendum  The Nation Pakistan1 week ago Lowering voting age in Scotland could mean votes for prisoners too, say peers  MyInforms2 days ago

Rwanda's Parliament approves President Paul Kagame for third term

Home OpEd Cartoon Cartoon Share Bookmark Print Rating CARTOON Rwanda's Upper House of Parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to allow President Paul Kagame to seek a third ByEditorial Posted Friday, November ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor6 days ago
Christian Science Monitor

French lawmakers vote to extend airstrikes against IS

Parliament's upper house, the Senate, voted 325-0 with 21 abstentions to prolong France's airstrikes in Syria beyond early January. The lower house had earlier voted 515-4 in favor. French fighter jets joined the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic ...
 Investor's Business Daily12 hours ago France agrees to more Syria bombings in overwhelming vote  Hong Kong Standard Finance6 hours ago The Latest: Occupancy rates for Paris hotels plunge after attacks, according to report  Metro Canada12 hours ago Brussels stays at top terror alert but schools reopen as manhunt for pair continues  Japan Times12 hours ago

France Votes to maintain ISIS Air War New You are able to Occasions

In France They Parliament's upper house, the Senate, chosen 325 to with 21 abstentions to extend France's airstrikes in Syria beyond early The month of january. The low house earlier chosen 515 to 4 for. French fighter jets became a member of ...
 NewsListOnline5 hours ago EXTRA France's parliament overwhelmingly approves  Europe Online Magazine12 hours ago France's Parliament Overwhelmingly Approves Continuing Airstrikes  Federation of Arab News Agencies12 hours ago Emergency Edict in France Spurs Intense Policing  NDTV1 day ago
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