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1 hr ago | CBC News

At least 30 dead in militia attack on Iraq Sunni mosque

A policeman checks a man for weapons before he attends prayers at a Sunni mosque in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Canada

6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Prayuth wins backing for PM

Business leaders have welcomed the nomination of junta chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha to become prime minister, saying his strong and decisive leadership is essential for the country to tackle numerous urgent problems.

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Related Topix: Canada

10 hrs ago | ABC News

Former Victorian premier Ted Baillieu quits politics

MARK COLVIN: The former Victorian premier, Ted Baillieu, has decided not to contest November's state election.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

NDP Mla sued for allegedly defaming deputy minister

NDP MLA Rob Fleming, show here in 2008, is being sued by the province's deputy minister of jobs, tourism and skills training Athana Mentzelopolous.

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Related Topix: Canada, Wedding

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Vandals damage speeding signs on deadly part of Trans-Canada Highway near Regina

An effort to reduce crashes on a deadly stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Regina is being thwarted by vandals damaging new speed limit signs.

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Brandon Sun

New Brunswick Liberal leader hypocritical on energy, Premier David Alward says

Premier David Alward strove to clearly set apart his position on energy from that of his main rival as the New Brunswick election campaign began Thursday, accusing Liberal Leader Brian Gallant of being hypocritical on the issue.

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CTV

Eastern premiers ask feds for infrastructure funding

Ontario and Quebec are calling on the federal government to increase infrastructure funding because of the slower rate of economic recovery and job creation in Eastern Canada.

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CottageCountryNow.ca

Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81-Image1

Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Canada, Irish Republican Army

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Turkey's Davutoglu nominated new premier

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Canada, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding

The Labradorian

Nalcor, MUN, private citizen defend Bill 29 provisions

As the consultations on access to information wind down, Lynn Hammond offered the strongest defence of Bill 29, and the justifications for keeping government information secret from the public.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Washington Post

With Erdogan at helm, Turkey to choose premier

Turkish ruling party leaders are poised to choose a new party chairman and prime minister to succeed president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Canada, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Yahoo!

ICAC to be given more powers: NSW govt

The NSW corruption watchdog will be given more powers to investigate government ministers, and the ministerial code of conduct will be made the "toughest" in the country, Premier Mike Baird says.

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Western Wheel

Premier hopeful says leaders need to be accountable

After recent revelations about former premier Alison Redford's travel expenses and use of government airplanes, Alberta Progressive Conservative party leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk said regaining the trust of Albertans starts with having an accountable leader.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel

The Washington Post

Thai army ruler expected to become new premier

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is poised to step out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Warrnambool Standard

Dr Denis the showman shines for the cameras as Premier shows his human side | Photos

Premier Denis Napthinie was excited to find a huge fungi in a blue gum plantation near the Upper Hotspur Condah Road.

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Weyburn This Week

New Brunswick Premier David Alward banks on natural resources as election begins

David Alward is counting on voters to back his plan to develop New Brunswick's natural resources as a path to prosperity when the Progressive Conservatives make their case for a second term in office when the province's election campaign officially begins Thursday.

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Warrnambool Standard

Dr Denis the showman shines for the cameras as Premier shows his human side

"FLICKING the switch to vaudeville" was the way former prime minister Paul Keating used to describe getting his message across to disinterested voters.

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Cybercast News Service

Pakistan army chief wants negotiated end to rally

Pakistan's powerful army chief called Wednesday for the country's civilian government to negotiate with thousands of protesters surrounding parliament who demand the prime minister step down over alleged fraud in last year's election.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf

Brandon Sun

Germany OKs sending arms for Kurds in Iraq; France sending more aid; Italy also giving weapons

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier cited the "barbaric" actions of the Islamic State group that has taken control of large parts of Iraq in recent weeks, and the threat that their further advance could pose to the region and Europe.

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Related Topix: Walter Steinmeier, Canada

Brandon Sun

Airport upgrades set for takeoff

Premier Greg Selinger speaks during a federal funding announcement for McGill Field terminal expansion on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

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