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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Revealed! Pyongyang Preparing Long-Range Missile Test: Russian Lawmaker Says

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Revealed! Pyongyang Preparing Long-Range Missile Test: Russian Lawmaker Says

“There is a clarity of purpose in what (North Korean leader) Kim Jong Un is doing. I don’t think he’s done,“ said Yong Suk Lee, the deputy assistant director of the CIA’s Korea Mission Center, which was set up this year. ”In fact, I told my own staff (that) October 10th is the Korean Workers Party founding day. That’s Tuesday in North Korea, but Monday – the Columbus Day holiday – in the United States. So stand by your phones.”

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IRAN POLITICS: Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Pass Bill in Response to US Sanctions

IRAN POLITICS: Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Pass Bill in Response to US Sanctions

In a session Sunday, 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, with only one abstention, to confront “America’s terrorist and adventurous actions” in the region. The plan would require Iran’s government and armed forces to draw up a strategy to counter US violations of human rights around the world, and to support Iranian bodies and individuals affected by US sanctions. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, who is the head of an Iranian commission tasked with monitoring the agreement’s implementation, told MPs that the government backed the bill which he described as “very strong.”

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Sit-in Blocked, Lawmaker Says Pushed in Manhole

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Sit-in Blocked, Lawmaker Says Pushed in Manhole

Juan Requesens and Miguel Pizarro, both of the First Justice party and proponents of civil disobedience, were surrounded by National Guard soldiers when they approached a highway in Caracas that demonstrators had sought to occupy from dawn.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Time to ‘Assassinate Bashar al-Assad’: Yoav Galant Israeli Lawmaker

ISRAEL POLITICS: Time to ‘Assassinate Bashar al-Assad’: Yoav Galant Israeli Lawmaker

An Israeli minister Yoav Galant called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, likening his regime to the Nazis during World War II.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Destroy Labour, We Are Not Allowed to Crow’: Conservative Lawmaker Says

UK POLITICS: ‘Destroy Labour, We Are Not Allowed to Crow’: Conservative Lawmaker Says

Conservatives say, would hand Theresa May the kind of commanding victory she needs to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the EU.

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USA POLITICS: No Evidence of Trump Team, Russia Contacts-Key Lawmaker

USA POLITICS: No Evidence of Trump Team, Russia Contacts-Key Lawmaker

Potential contact between Trump’s campaign and Russia, and possible Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election, are politically charged issues.

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GERMANY POLITICS: AfD Votes to Expel Lawmaker Who Criticized Holocaust Memorial

GERMANY POLITICS: AfD Votes to Expel Lawmaker Who Criticized Holocaust Memorial

Two-thirds of regional AfD leaders voted during a conference call to start a legal process within the party to oust Hoecke, who said in a statement he regrets the party’s decision.

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PHILIPPINE: Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Donald Trump

PHILIPPINE: Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Donald Trump

Salceda was referring to Trump’s comments at a rally on Thursday in Portland, Maine, in which he took another swipe at immigrants.

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