Malaysia's opposition demands emergency debate on PM after graft allegations

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Malaysia's opposition demands emergency debate on PM after graft allegations

Two of Malaysia's main opposition parties on Sunday demanded an emergency sitting of parliament to discuss Prime Minister Najib Razak's future as tensions mounted over a report that linked him to probes into alleged corruption involving state fund 1MDB.

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Debates outside parliamentary sessions should be promoted

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Debates outside parliamentary sessions should be promoted

An "open environment" should be created for lawmakers to debate important issues, Le Nhu Tien, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Culture, Education, Youth and Children, tells Tien Phong (Vanguard).

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Obama signs trade bills into law

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Obama signs trade bills into law

US President Barack Obama on June 29 signed into law legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to push ahead on a Pacific Rim trade deal that has been the subject of intense debate in Congress and across the nation.

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EU searches for Plan B with Greece

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The Greek Prime Minister risks default by calling for a referendum on debt deal, EU ministers debate "Plan B."

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EU states at odds on eve of summit on migration crisis

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EU states at odds on eve of summit on migration crisis

Austria threatened to reimpose controls on its Hungarian border and Britain considered adding security around the French port of Calais on June 24 as divided EU leaders prepared to debate how to stem a flood of desperate migrants.

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Confederate symbols of Civil War divide U.S. 150 years on

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Confederate symbols of Civil War divide U.S. 150 years on

More and more voices across the U.S. South called for banishing the banner of the pro-slavery Confederacy on Wednesday in a fast-growing movement that adds new emotion and tensions to a year of soul-searching over race in America.

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Obama, in podcast, uses N-word to make point on racism

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Obama, in podcast, uses N-word to make point on racism

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday ignited a storm of social media debate when he used a racial epithet in an interview posted online that discussed race relations following the recent killings of nine black churchgoers.

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ASEAN vows to protect children during armed conflict

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) remains strong commitments to addressing issues that children are facing, especially in conflict situations, said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations.

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ASEAN vows to protect children during armed conflict

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) remains strong commitments to addressing issues that children are facing, especially in conflict situations, said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations.

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Hong Kong democrats stick to their guns as reform vote looms

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Hong Kong democrats stick to their guns as reform vote looms

Hundreds of Beijing supporters converged outside government buildings in Hong Kong on Thursday as city legislators resumed debate on a Beijing-backed electoral package that will define the Chinese-controlled city's democratic future.

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European Climate Diplomacy Day features series of events

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European Climate Diplomacy Day features series of events

A series of events, highlighting the European Climate Diplomacy Day on June 17, are being organised by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and European Union Member States' Embassies.

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EU immigration debate underway as more migrants arrive

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EU ministers are split over how to respond to the wave of migrants flowing into Europe, as German ships bring more boatloads of migrants into Italian ports.

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Passions high ahead of Hong Kong debate on China-backed reform plan

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Passions high ahead of Hong Kong debate on China-backed reform plan

More than a thousand people converged on Hong Kong's Legislative Council early on Wednesday before lawmakers debate a Beijing-backed electoral reform plan that could trigger fresh protests in the Chinese-controlled city.

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Hong Kong braces for new democracy showdown as poll reform vote loom

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Hong Kong braces for new democracy showdown as poll reform vote loom

Hong Kong is gearing up for a vote this week on a contentious electoral reform package backed by Beijing, with a weekend poll showing public support has shifted against the proposal amid renewed street marches by pro-democracy protesters.

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As election nears, Danish parties vow tighter immigration rules

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As election nears, Danish parties vow tighter immigration rules

Recalling how a group of refugees once threatened his life if he did not retract a police statement, Frank Pedersen is angry about the increasing number of immigrants in Denmark.

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