French interior minister quits over holiday jobs for daughters
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Another day, another scandal. Yesterday, French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned after it emerged he had hired his two daughters as parliamentary aides when they were teenagers.
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French president Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move party wins a large majority in parliament, according to Interior Ministry data.
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Sen. Ibrahim Gobir, representing Sokoto East Senatorial District, has kicked against the formation of Parliamentary Support Group for President Muhammadu Buhari in the Nigerian Senate.
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Nigerian governors approve parliamentary debates for State Assemblies, Lawmaker alleges.
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Boris Johnson clinched a dramatic vote for his new Brexit plan, in the first demonstration that parliament is prepared to approve the broad principles of an agreement that takes the U.K. out of the European Union. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern reports on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
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The party of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has won a landslide victory in a parliamentary election. The vote had the highest turnout in decades despite being held under strict health controls due to coronavirus.
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Projections show President Aleksandar Vucic's right-wing populist party has won Serbia's parliamentary election. Opposition parties boycotted the poll, and COVID-19 fears prompted many voters to stay home.
24 Jul 2020
Syria's Baath party and its allies have won a majority in parliamentary elections that were delayed twice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The exiled opposition labeled the vote a "farce."
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Elections in Ivory Coast are a chance for the opposition to regain power, with President Alassane Ouattara ruling with a majority. The outcome could decide the future of Ivorian parties, international observers say.
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Let the minimum wage bill go through parliamentary process: Senate to NLC
15 Apr 2021
Parliamentary aides are protesting the nonpayment of their salary arrears by the National Assembly.
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Lawmakers in Windhoek debated a settlement that will see Germany apologize and pay for past atrocities. But opposition lawmakers are furious about being cut out of talks.
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Airports in several West and Central African countries were affected as air traffic controllers held a strike to demand improved working conditions.
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The latest move by the Liz Truss' government aims to help London's financial sector, but many decry the new policy amid the cost-of-living crisis.
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A court in the state of Arizona has upheld a century-old ban on abortions. In response, the White House said it would continue to press Congress to codify the right to abortion recently overturned at the Supreme Court.