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Border sheriffs respond to Dem mayor, King Charles III addresses Parliament and more top headlines

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‘WEIGHT OF HISTORY’ - King Charles III gives speech to UK Parliament and more live updates following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Continue reading … UNRELENTING DAMAGE - Fentanyl crisis means President Biden must...

More than 100 injured in Baghdad clashes as demonstrators storm Iraq’s parliament

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Baghdad, Iraq More than 100 people have been injured in clashes in Baghdad on Saturday after protesters rallying against the nomination of a new prime minister managed to breach the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified ...

Iraqi protesters break into parliament denouncing the nomination of new premier

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Baghdad, Iraq Hundreds of angry protesters loyal to the powerful cleric Muqtada al-Sadr broke into Baghdad's heavily protected Green Zone on Wednesday, denouncing the nomination of a new prime minister. Mohammed Shi...

Belgium parliament passes Iran treaty that may lead to release of convicted terrorist

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"The Iranian Resistance strongly condemns the endorsement of the shameful deal with the clerical regime and considers it the highest incentive for the religious fascism ruling Iran to step up terrorism and to use hos...

Sri Lankan Parliament elects Ranil Wickremesinghe as President, but some protesters vow to fight on

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Colombo, Sri Lanka Sri Lankan lawmakers on Wednesday elected former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as President of the crisis-hit South Asian country, in a move likely to anger protesters who have been demanding...

Sri Lanka’s Parliament elects Ranil Wickremesinghe as new president to help devastated economy

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Following Wednesday's secret-ballot election, Wickremesinghe, 73, will succeed former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and serve the remainder of his term, set to end in 2024.  "I need not tell you the status our country...

Sri Lankan president resigns after fleeing country, Parliament to start search for replacement

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Sri Lanka's Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeyweardana made the announcement Friday. The country's Parliament will convene on Saturday to begin the process of selecting a new president. The country hopes to have a ...

Italian PM’s resignation rejected by country’s president, parliament to decide his future next week

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Hours after his offer to resign Italian President Sergio Mattarella declined the offer and asked Draghi to return to Parliament and look to cobble together enough votes to stay on as prime minister.  With President S...

Israeli parliament votes to dissolve, triggering fifth election in four years

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The Israeli parliament, the Knesset, voted Thursday to dissolve itself, triggering new elections. On Friday, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will officially take over as caretaker prime minister under the terms of a co...

France votes, with Macron facing tough battle for control of parliament

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(Reuters)Voting was underway in France on Sunday in a parliamentary election that could deprive newly re-elected centrist President Emmanuel Macron of the absolute majority he needs to govern with a free hand. Initi...

Opinion: How Australia’s ‘mate-ocracy’ created a toxic Parliament

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Susan Harris Rimmer is the Director of the Griffith University Policy Innovation Hub and a human rights lawyer in Brisbane, Australia. She is a co-convenor of the Griffith Gender Equality Research Network, a Fulbrigh...

Prince Charles mobbed by crowd, in good spirits following delivery of Queen’s Speech at opening of Parliament

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On Wednesday, the Prince of Wales did a walkabout through East Street Market in London with Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. The pair met with Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, the rector of St Peter’s Church. Th...

UK Conservative politician resigns after admitting watching porn in Parliament

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London A Member of Parliament in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, Neil Parish, said Saturday he will resign after admitting twice watching pornography in the House of Commons. Parish told ...

Pakistan’s parliament votes in opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif as Prime Minister

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Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan's lawmakers voted in opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif as the country's new Prime Minister on Monday, after Imran Khan was ousted in a no-confidence vote over allegations of poor governanc...

Ukrainian parliament member invites Biden to make ‘bold move’ to visit country like UK’s Boris Johnson

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Rudik told "Fox News Live" on Sunday that the move would "really be a sign of solidarity." On Saturday, Johnson attended a surprise meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv. Johnson's office said ...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan calls for early election after parliament dismisses no-confidence vote against him

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Imran Khan survived an attempt to oust him as Pakistan's prime minister on Sunday, after a no-confidence vote was blocked in parliament by the deputy speaker. Khan, who is facing the toughest challenge of his politi...

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