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1 hr ago | Yahoo!

Slovenians start voting in snap polls unlikely to end turmoil

Slovenians voted on Sunday in snap elections with a political novice favoured to win but unlikely to restore stability in the crisis-hit eurozone country.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Slovenia, Canada, Janez Jansa

6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Iraq MPs fail again as militants gain ground

Iraq's fractious parliament met on Sunday and again failed to make any progress toward forming a new government, as militants gained ground north of Baghdad in a renewed drive.

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10 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Spot on Guan Eng! 'Semporna shootout like shoe thrown at Najib'

The fatal shootout off Semporna last night showed how little regard militants have for Malaysian premier Najib Abdul Razak, said Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Canada,

14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

How televised election debates are rigged to fail: Cohn

Ontario's Premier Kathleen Wynne, centre, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, left, and Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak take part in the Ontario provincial leaders debate in Toronto last month.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sat Jul 12, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Baghdad attack targets brothels

'THIS is the fate of any prostitution' reads a message scrawled on the wall of one of two brothels raided by gunmen in Baghdad overnight, leaving 29 dead - mostly women.

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Canada.com

Coyne: 147 years on, economic union still a dream

Unveiling the western premiers' groundbreaking initiative for a "Canada Free Trade Zone," Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall was momentarily overcome by a sense of national vision.

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CBC News

Saskatchewan premier says Senate 'atrophy is not a bad end game'

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he wouldn't be upset if Prime Minister Stephen Harper simply stopped appointing senators and let the Senate 'atrophy.'

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Related Topix: Canada, Stephen Harper, North America, World News

Globe and Mail

Ontario Conservatives lay groundwork in race to replace Hudak

Patrick Brown has a website telling Ontario Progressive Conservatives why they should elect him their leader.

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Worcester News

Worcestershire MP tipped for David Cameron's Cabinet in reshuffle

The Prime Minister is planning a reshuffle of his top table and West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin is believed to be among the names lined up for it.

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Related Topix: Canada

Canada.com

Tories draw fire over $560,000 annual compensation for Asian envoy Gary Mar

Taxpayers forked out $560,000 to failed PC leadership candidate Gary Mar to serve as Alberta's representative in Asia last year, according to newly-released documents.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Globe and Mail

No new money for doctors, new Ontario health minister says

Ontario physicians will not be spared from the Premier's edict of no new money for public sector workers, says the province's new health minister, a family doctor now charged with improving patient care while keeping a lid on costs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada

Brandon Sun

Flood costs province $200 million so far

Premier Greg Selinger and MP Candace Bergen thank Brig.-Gen. Christian Juneau and the Canadian Forces for their assistance with the floods.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada, Portage, PA

Brandon Sun

Premier Greg Selinger thanks military as troops pull out of Manitoba flood zone

With the flood threat dropping across much of southern Manitoba Friday, the military began to pull out of the region and government officials started tallying up the damage from a week of surging water.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada

Nova News Now

McNeil: Nova Scotia Power's response to Arthur 'unacceptable'

Premier Stephen McNeil, along with ministers Andrew Younger, left, and Mark Furey held a press conference in Middleton to discuss Nova Scotia Power's response to the post-Arthur power outages.

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CBC News

Military pulls out as Manitoba flooding worry eases

A convoy of military vehicles left the Southport area of Portage la Prairie on Friday, a day after Manitoba's Emergency Measures Minister Steve Ashton repeatedly thanked them during a flood update.

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The Daily Star

Iraq fights assault as Baghdad-Kurd row escalates

RAMADI: Iraqi forces battled a militant attack on the key city of Ramadi Friday while Baghdad accused the Kurds of seizing oil fields, further dashing hopes politicians could unite to save Iraq from break-up.

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Canada.com

Braid: Tories feel heat over bid to drop Wild Rose Country slogan from licence plates

A pair of polls show nearly three-quarters of Albertans want the slogan Wild Rose Country to remain on Alberta's new licence plates, due next year.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Help us sell Newman's work: LNP president

QUEENSLAND'S Liberal National Party president has called on members to help the Newman government sell its achievements ahead of next year's election.

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Pique News Magazine

Premier's LNG dreams given reality check by Japanese expert

Since her 2013 re-election, Premier Christy Clark has positioned liquefied natural gas as the solution to B.C.'s financial woes.

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Canada.com

Western provinces say they badly need temporary foreign workers

Western provinces have a genuine, pressing need for skilled labour and the federal government's recent overhaul of its temporary foreign worker program goes too far, the interim Alberta premier said Thursday.

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