Belgium-Australia proposal added to IPU-132 agenda

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Belgium-Australia proposal added to IPU-132 agenda

A joint proposal by Belgium and Australia calling for cooperation between parliaments in the fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram, has been added to the agenda of the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) as an emergency item.

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

Fresh from an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals.

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U.S. Senate approves Carter as new defense secretary

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The U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly to confirm Ashton Carter as President Barack Obama's next secretary of defense.

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Vietnam looks to improve grassroots democracy

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Vietnam looks to improve grassroots democracy

Vietnam looks to continue improving the socialist democracy in line with the Resolution adopted by the 11th National Party Congress and the 2013 Constitution.

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Italy launches search for a new president

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Italy's parliament meets on Thursday to begin selecting a new president with the race apparently wide open and much at stake for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is keen on having a friendly figure installed as head of state.

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Anti-austerity Syriza storms to historic Greek victory

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Radical left party Syriza swept to power in Greece on Sunday promising to end years of painful austerity policies, in an election victory that puts the country on a collision course with the EU and international creditors.

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Greece votes on whether to dump austerity, take on lenders

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Greeks begin voting in an election expected to bring to power the radical leftist Syriza party, which has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.

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President Obama and US Congress at war: Obama wins

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President Obama and US Congress at war: Obama wins

Editor's Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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Thailand: NLA advocates former PM impeachment

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Thailand: NLA advocates former PM impeachment

As many as 190 out of 219 legislators in Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 23 voted for impeaching former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in a controversial rice subsidy programme.

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Thailand impeaches Yingluck Shinawatra over rice scheme

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Thailand impeaches Yingluck Shinawatra over rice scheme

Thai authorities have banned former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office for five years and launched a legal case that could see her jailed.

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Thailand: NPA advocates former PM impeachment

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Thailand: NPA advocates former PM impeachment

As many as 190 out of 219 legislators in Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 23 voted for impeaching former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in a controversial rice subsidy programme.

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Impeachment looms for embattled Thai ex-PM Yingluck

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Impeachment looms for embattled Thai ex-PM Yingluck

The political future of embattled former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra will be determined on Friday (Jan 23) when the junta-appointed parliament votes on whether to impeach her, in a move that could reignite the country's bitter divisions.

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Votes cast to introduce candidates to Politburo, Secretariat

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(VOV) - On January 6, the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) voted to introduce additional candidates to the Politburo and Secretariat for the 2016-2021 term at its ongoing 10th plenum.

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Abbas seeks to re-submit statehood bid to UN Security Council

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Abbas seeks to re-submit statehood bid to UN Security Council

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he was discussing with Jordan plans to resubmit to the United Nations Security Council a resolution calling for the establishment of a Palestinian state that failed to win enough votes last week.

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Palestinian statehood resolution fails at U.N council, U.S. votes against

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Palestinian statehood resolution fails at U.N council, U.S. votes against

The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for an Israeli withdrawal from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem and the establishment of a Palestinian state by late 2017.

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