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Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself

Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.

Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Kyrgyz Parliament. Photo courtesy of platforma.kg
Kyrgyz parliament confirms new PM, government

Kyrgyzstan's parliament unanimously endorsed a new government led by the country's sixth prime minister.

Kyrgyz parliament confirms new PM, government
Israel caps bankers' salaries to $658,000 a year
Israel caps bankers' salaries to $658,000 a year

Israel's parliament passed a law capping the annual salaries of bank executives at $658,000, among the world's toughest such restrictions.

Israel caps bankers' salaries to $658,000 a year
Results of the March parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote

Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.

Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote
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Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis

After consulting with Speakers of both chambers of the Parliament and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev dissolved the Majilis.

Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis
President Nazarbayev (C) at the meeting with Senate Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev (K) and Prime-Minister Karim Massimov (R) ©Akorda.kz
Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament

Kazakh MPs' proposal to dissolve the Majilis (Lower Chamber) and call for snap elections awaits approval of President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament
Emomali Rakhmon. Photo courtesy of iranenglishradioblog.wordpress.com
Tajik parliament votes to name president 'leader of nation'

Tajikistan's parliament on Wednesday unanimously voted to grant President Emomali Rakhmon the title 'Leader of the Nation' for life.

Tajik parliament votes to name president 'leader of nation'
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Kazakh Senate passes bill prohibiting foreign currency mortgage loans

Kazakh Senate, the upper house of Kazakhstan’s Parliament, has passed a bill on non-performing loans and assets of second-tier banks.

Kazakh Senate passes bill prohibiting foreign currency mortgage loans
Catalan parliament to vote on secession in showdown with Madrid
Catalan parliament to vote on secession in showdown with Madrid

Catalonia's pro-independence regional parliament is expected to launch a secession process in Spain's wealthiest region, in a showdown with the central government in Madrid.

Catalan parliament to vote on secession in showdown with Madrid
British PM denies Syria strikes climbdown
British PM denies Syria strikes climbdown

The British government denied it was abandoning plans for a parliamentary vote to join air strikes in Syria as an influential committee of MPs advised against action.

British PM denies Syria strikes climbdown
EU has little option but to deal with strengthened Erdogan: analysts
EU has little option but to deal with strengthened Erdogan: analysts

The EU, desperate for help to solve the migrant crisis, has little option but to deal with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his own terms after a stunning election victory.

EU has little option but to deal with strengthened Erdogan: analysts
EU says Turkish vote reaffirms people's 'strong' democratic commitment
EU says Turkish vote reaffirms people's 'strong' democratic commitment

The European Union said it looked forward to working with the new Turkish government after elections showed the people's "strong commitment" to democracy.

EU says Turkish vote reaffirms people's 'strong' democratic commitment
Erdogan: Turkey's 'Sultan' wins again
Erdogan: Turkey's 'Sultan' wins again

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose from humble beginnings to become Turkey's most powerful politician since Ataturk.

Erdogan: Turkey's 'Sultan' wins again
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. ©REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer discloses Twitter stake

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer disclosed that he has taken a four percent stake in Twitter, expressing confidence in the messaging platform's new management team.

Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer discloses Twitter stake
Greece adopts more painful reforms demanded by creditors
Greece adopts more painful reforms demanded by creditors

Greece's parliament narrowly adopted further reforms demanded by the country's international creditors in return for further bailout funds.

Greece adopts more painful reforms demanded by creditors
Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes
Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes

Russian President Vladimir Putin won permission from parliament to carry out air strikes in Syria.

Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes
Dariga Nazarbayeva. Photo courtesy of vk.com/majilis_kz
Dariga Nazarbayev appointed Vice PM in Kazakhstan

Dariga Nazarbayev has been appointed Vice Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

Dariga Nazarbayev appointed Vice PM in Kazakhstan
Kanat Saudabayev. ©Daniyal Okasov
Kazakhstan's former State Secretary Kanat Saudabayev goes to Parliament

Kazakhstan's ex State Secretary and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev became a member of the Majilis, the lower Chamber of the Parliament.

Kazakhstan's former State Secretary Kanat Saudabayev goes to Parliament
Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls
Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls

Rebels from Greece's Syriza party on Friday formed a breakaway parliamentary group after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.

Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls
Greek PM wants European parliament to join creditors quartet
Greek PM wants European parliament to join creditors quartet

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked that the European Parliament (EP) join the group of creditors overseeing the recently-approved bailout deal.

Greek PM wants European parliament to join creditors quartet