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  1. News - World

    Libya's parliament backs free vote for president to help unite rival militias

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Benghazi New Libyan parliament agrees on direct election to help talks between factions Vote for president aims to end the violence Libya's new parliament yesterday agreed that the next president would be elected by popular vote as lawmakers sought to overcome a confrontation between two armed factions. Western partners hope the new parliament will help negotiations ...

  2. Party secretaries face audits in pilot project

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Beijing is planning to launch a pilot project to audit the performance of provincial Communist Party secretaries in managing public finances and economic policy, an official of the audit authority said. Sun Baohou, chief auditor of the Nati ...

  3. Audit exposes vast graft by officials

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The National Audit Office yesterday released its report for last year, revealing that huge sums had been misused or embezzled. The office also revealed that, as part of the government's fight against widespread misuse of public ...

  4. Once respected, MPs feel the lash of public's tongue

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia's members of Parliament were once held in high regard by the public. Revered as honest and hard-working, they earned the moniker Yang ... the government-controlled mainstream newspapers are taking pot-shots at MPs. Newspapers keep a report card of their attendance in Parliament to catch those who are absent or napping. 'Even when they attend ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots to vote in 2014 referendum on whether to leave United Kingdom

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... on independence Britain's prime minister and Scotland's first minister signed an agreement yesterday to hold a referendum on Scottish independence that could lead to the United Kingdom breaking ... Scots a straight yes-no question on leaving the United Kingdom. "Scotland's two governments have come together to deliver a referendum that will be legal, fair and decisive," ...

  6. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Cameron makes plea to Scots: Don’t rip apart Britain’s ‘family of nations’

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 07:31pm by Reuters

    ... to speak at separate events in Scotland. “We do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart,” Cameron, 47, said in an opinion piece published in the Daily Mail newspaper. “The United Kingdom ... will be blamed just as Britain prepares for a national election planned for May next year. We do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart. The United Kingdom is a precious and special country ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Ukip eyes more seats in European Parliament ahead of poll

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London United Kingdom Independence Party banks on anti-EU sentiment among voters worried too much power has been ceded to Europeans Party eyes Euro pollto get out of Europe Fruitcake-free and ready to roll: That was the message from the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) as it finished a two-day conference focused on winning more seats in the European ...

  8. News - World - EUROPE

    Angela Merkel tells British parliament European Union needs a strong UK

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:10pm by AP

    ... at Parliament, warmly praising Britain for its fight against Nazism during the second world war and speaking for long stretches in English. "We need a strong United Kingdom with a strong voice ... Merkel wooed a sceptical audience of British lawmakers yesterday with a call for a strong, unified Europe with Britain at its heart. Merkel addressed Britain's Parliament during a visit full ...

  9. The inside story

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Upcoming thriller The Ghost Writer is written by a former journalist who had inside information on British politics. In the film, a successful British writer is offered the job of ghost-writing the memoirs of former British prime minister Adam ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... the United Kingdom intact, but the vote put the main political parties under pressure to grant more local autonomy. Opinion polls had shown a surge in support for separation over the past two weeks, ... in the UK to "come together" after what had been a divisive campaign. "Knowing the people of Scotland as I do, I have no doubt that Scots, like others throughout the United Kingdom ...




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