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  1. 41. news | 29 Dec 2014

    Greece fails to elect president, elections to come

    By AFP

    » Greece's parliament on Monday failed for a third time to elect a president, an AFP count showed, forcing early elections.

  2. 42. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Tiananmen dissident delays bid to run for lawmaker in Taiwan

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - A leading dissident who fled China after pro-democracy protests were crushed in 1989 said Friday he will postpone plans to stand for Taiwan's parliament by a year.

  3. 43. news | 24 Dec 2014

    New MP election method approved

    By Online Reporters

    » The Constitution Drafting Committee on Wednesday accepted the mixed-member proportional (MMP) System for electing members of parliament, which involves a combination of constituency and party-list representatives.

  4. 44. news | 19 Dec 2014

    Cambodia gives CNRP boss rank

    By Reuters

    » PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday as minority leader with legislative rank equal to Prime Minister Hun Sen, a rare concession by the long-serving premier to preserve ...

  5. 45. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Conchita Wurst says won't be a 'bitter old drag queen'

    By AFP

    » VIENNA - After a whirlwind year that saw her win the Eurovision Song Contest and perform at the European parliament and United Nations, "bearded lady" Conchita Wurst is headed for the recording studio but doesn't ru...

  6. 46. news | 13 Dec 2014

    Women: the invisible issue in Japan's election

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - When voters go to the polls on Sunday to elect Japan's powerful lower house of parliament, only one out of every six candidates will be a woman.

  7. 47. news | 13 Dec 2014

    NLA readies final charter proposals

    By Aekarach Sattaburuth, Newspaper section: News

    » The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday finalised its recommendations for the drafting of a new charter, parts of which call for separation of powers between the government and parliament through direct electio...

  8. 48. news | 12 Dec 2014

    Norway scraps controversial seal hunting subsidy

    By AFP

    » OSLO - Norway's parliament has voted to scrap a controversial subsidy for seal hunting, potentially spelling the end of the much-criticised activity, a lawmaker told AFP on Friday.

  9. 49. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Philippine politician injured, 4 aides killed in ambush

    By AFP

    » MANILA - A member of the Philippines parliament was wounded in an ambush Thursday that left four of his aides dead, he said in a television interview.

  10. 50. tech | 08 Dec 2014

    British MP's Candy Crush Saga turns sour

    By AFP

    » LONDON - A British lawmaker snapped playing the Candy Crush Saga children's game on his tablet during a pensions debate apologised Monday, saying his conduct was unbecoming for a member of parliament.

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