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Johannesburg, July 28 (ANI): Democratic lawmakers and rights group have accused the U.S. State Department of 'politicising' its annual rankings of nations on their attempts to tackle flesh trade and other forms of exploitative labour, as key trading partner, Malaysia, and Cuba, with whom U.S. recently restored diplomatic ties, were taken off a blacklist.
Karachi, July 24 (ANI): While lauding Pakistan's resolve to eliminate terrorism along the Afghan border, U.S. lawmakers have urged the Islamic republic to crack down on 'all' extremists, particularly the ones involved in the Mumbai terror attacks.
Hong Kong electoral reforms: Chinese media brands naysayers 'destroyers of democracy' Jun 19, 6:24 pm
Washington, June 19 (ANI): China's state-run media has reportedly lashed out at Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers for being 'destroyers' of democratic development, a day after they snubbed the Beijing-backed electoral reform package.
Hong Kong lawmakers snub Beijing-backed electoral reform Jun 18, 11:06 am
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Hong Kong's legislature has reportedly rejected the Beijing-backed electoral reform package, which would have allowed the region to elect its leader, as long as the candidates contesting the election were vetted by Beijing.
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): Hundreds in Hong Kong have reportedly taken to the streets to rally support for a veto of the government's electoral reform package, backed by Beijing, ahead of a crucial vote by lawmakers.
'The Duke' honored with 'John Wayne Day' in Texas on 108th b'day May 27, 2:00 pm
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Texas lawmakers have honored late American actor John Wayne by naming 26th May as 'John Wayne Day' on the occasion of actor's 108th birthday.
Experts warn US still behind IS in social media fight May 12, 3:57 pm
Washington, May 12 (ANI): New warnings issued by U.S. lawmakers and officials over tactics employed by the Islamic State (IS) on the internet have put renewed focus on the terror outfit's activities.
US lawmakers warn terrorism has gone 'viral' with growing jihad-inspired terror attacks May 11, 11:16 am
Washington, May 11 (ANI): In the wake of last week's attack in Texas, top American officials and lawmakers have reportedly raised an alarm over the growing threat of jihad-inspired terror attacks against the U.S.
Yemen conflict: Pak lawmakers propose country should 'stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia' Apr 10, 3:16 pm
Karachi, April 10 (ANI): Pakistani lawmakers have proposed, approving a draft resolution on day five of the joint parliamentary session on Yemen, that Pakistan "should maintain neutrality in the conflict" and "stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia" to play a proactive diplomatic role to end the crisis.
SC urges severe punishment for rash driving Mar 31, 9:57 am
New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court has urged lawmakers to consider a change in law to have a more stringent punishment in terms of rash and negligent driving causing death.
'Adamant' Sharad Yadav justifies sexist comments Mar 16, 4:22 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who has drawn flak from the women lawmakers over his sexist comments, on Monday refused to tender an apology and justified his stand by quoting an excerpt from a Bollywood number.
Football lawmaker's delay video technology trials in competitive matches for 12 months Mar 1, 1:19 pm
London, Mar 01 (ANI): During a recent meeting of football's lawmakers in Belfast, the video technology trials during competitive matches has been delayed for at least 12 months.
US averts partial shutdown of homeland security as House passes one-week funding bill Feb 28, 2:34 pm
London, Feb 28 (ANI): US lawmakers were able to fend off a partial shutdown of homeland security as a one-week funding extension was passed hours before the due time.
Johannesburg, Feb 28 (ANI): Italian lawmakers have come out in support of a non-binding resolution urging the government to recognise Palestine as a state.
US Congress demands Dr Shakil Afridi's release Feb 26, 4:57 pm
Karachi, Feb 26 (ANI): As the U.S. Congress debated giving Pakistan aid worth 500 million dollars, lawmakers have demanded the release of Dr Shakil Afridi, the man who helped America find Osama bin Laden.
Obama's national security agenda calls for 'strategic patience' over global challenges Feb 7, 2:38 pm
Washington, Feb 07(ANI): US President Barack Obama came out with a national security strategy, urging "strategic patience," drawing criticism from lawmakers amid threat posed by Islamic State (IS).
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama is expected to formally ask the Congress to authorize use of military force in the fight to take on the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, even as lawmakers contended that devising such a measure would be a challenge.
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Lawmakers in China have reportedly approved a ban on women wearing burqa, a traditional Islamic garment, in public in Xinjinag province, a region with a large Muslim population.
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Hong Kong's richest person, Li Ka-shing, has urged lawmakers to pass controversial constitutional reforms that will change how the region's leader is elected.
Lawmakers should speak properly, says LK Advani Dec 3, 11:56 am
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): In the wake of the huge row ignited by Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday said every parliamentarian should speak appropriately in public.
Jayapur is adopting me, says PM Modi Nov 7, 1:55 pm
Jayapur (Varanasi), Nov. 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has chosen Jayapur as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana introduced for lawmakers, on Friday said the village is adopting him and not the other way round.
Pak lawmakers raise spectre of nuclear war with India amid unabated clashes along LoC Oct 23, 2:21 pm
Karachi, Oct 23 (ANI): While hitting out at India for its "hostile posturing" along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary, Pakistani lawmakers have raised the spectre of a nuclear war in the region in the backdrop of unabated ceasefire violations along the boundary, a report said.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that female lawmakers in Congress are more likely to be more "effective" at moving bills in comparison to men.
Dharamsala, Sept. 20 (ANI): Tibetan lawmakers-in-exile have stated that Tibet is a crucial issue for both India and China to resolve their border dispute.
Pakistan to deliberate over resignations of PTI lawmakers Aug 24, 9:23 pm
Islamabad, Aug 24 (ANI): In light of the resignations tendered by all the Pakistan national assembly members of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party, the speaker of the assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has called the heads of all political parties on Monday.
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