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3 Feb
Police fired rubber bullets and water cannons at protesters outside Argentina's Congress as lawmakers debated President Javier Milei's massive reform bill.
27 Jan
China and Nauru re-established diplomatic ties on Wednesday, after the tiny Pacific island nation unexpectedly severed relations with its now former ally Taiwan in a move the United States described as "unfortunate".
23 Dec
EU officials have hailed a "landmark" agreement and a "breakthrough" as the bloc moves to tighten asylum and migration rules.
22 Aug 2023
The vote marks the end of an almost four-decades long rule of his father, Hun Sen. Major powers will watch to see if Cambodia change direction with Hun Manet in control.
25 Jun 2023
The threat of not being eligible for office for the next two decades hangs over the opposition lawmakers who were considering a boycott of the national ballot.
24 Jun 2023
Lawmakers in the House of Commons backed a report which said the former prime minister misled parliament regarding his rule-breaking parties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 Jun 2023
Lawmakers say the groundbreaking legislation is aimed at protecting fundamental rights whilst fostering consumer confidence and nuturing responsible further development. But it's not likely to take effect until 2025.
20 May 2023
Lawmakers are warning of a "real and growing risk" that the Palace of Westminster, which houses Britain's Parliament, might be destroyed by a catastrophic event before it can be restored.
1 May 2023
First Seattle and now the state of California: US lawmakers have introduced legislation addressing caste. But why is an ancient South Asian hierarchical system important in US politics?
9 Apr 2023
Kamala Harris praised Tennessee lawmakers Justin Jones and Justin Pearson for pushing for stronger action on gun violence. Joe Biden also invited them to the White House.
12 Mar 2023
There were fistfights in the parliament in the Republic of Georgia as tempers frayed during a debate about a "foreign agents" law. Critics of the legislation say it mirrors a similar draconian law in neighboring Russia.
3 Mar 2023
Turkey has agreed to discuss Sweden and Finland's membership bid with NATO. The two countries decided to join the security alliance after Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February. Negotiations began last June, but were called off in January.

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German bishops are concerned about right-wing extremism and have explicitly positioned themselves against the populist Alternative for Germany. An unusual move, as they are usually loath to comment on political parties.
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Neither side has gained significant ground in the war started by Russia's invasion of Ukraine nearly two years ago. DW's Nick Connolly visited Ukrainian artillery units near Bakhmut, who are into their second winter on the front lines.
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In wake of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Germany is re-examinig compulsory military service. The defense minister has called for the draft's return. A 2023 poll showed broad support - also for including women.
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German lawmakers approved a mandate for military participation in the EU Red Sea naval mission Aspides, aimed at providing safe passage for merchant vessels currently subject to attack from Iran-backed Houthi rebels.
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As part of its plan to deter people from arriving illegally in Britain, the government is moving migrants on to disused military sites and barges like the grey, three-story Bibby Stockholm in Portland which can house around 500 people in more than 200 bedrooms.
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Lina Soualem’s latest film looks back at four generations of Palestinian women, with her mother, actress Hiam Abbass, serving as a guide to their family history.