Monday, 6 December 2021

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Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament

Najib Razak - file photo KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced to dissolve the parliament on Saturday, paving way for general election to be held within days. Razak, who is seeking another mandate after remaining PM of the country for nine years, made this announcement in ...

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French parliament approves Macron’s labour reforms

PARIS: France’s parliament on Wednesday adopted a bill allowing the government to fast-track changes to the labour code, the first major reform of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency which aims to slash unemployment. After weeks of at times heated debate between lawmakers, the Senate approved a bill allowing the government to loosen ...

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Pound recovering before Supreme Court ruling

LONDON: On Tuesday, the British Supreme Court will decide whether Parliament should vote to commence divorce proceedings from the European Union. Investors are welcoming this because above all they need one thing: certainty. A day before the Supreme Court’s decision of whether British Prime Minister Theresa May can start Brexit ...

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Zac Goldsmith beaten by Lib Dem in Richmond Park by-election shock

Zac Goldsmith has been unseated in a “shockwave” by-election upset by the Liberal Democrats. Lib Dem challenger Sarah Olney bulldozed Mr Goldsmith out of the Commons, sweeping away his 23,015 majority to finish 1,872 votes ahead of him. The Lib Dems poured resources into the contest as they successfully switched ...

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Kashmir issue should be resolved as per UN resolution: Erdogan

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that the United Nations resolution should be adopted to resolve the issue of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in accordance with the wishes of Kashmiris. Addressing a press conference beside Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister House, Erdogan said that ...

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