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President Hugo Chavez (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) has been granted special powers by the country’s parliament in order to deal with the aftermath of devastating floods. (more…)

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As election officials in Afghanistan continue to tally votes after a crucial parliamentary poll, fears of fraud are growing. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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More than half of Hamid Karzai’s new nominees for cabinet posts have been rejected by the Afghan parliament. In this new vote, 10 of 17 new nominees were rejected (photo, from bbc.co.uk). This vote came two weeks after MPs turned down most of Karzai’s first choices. (more…)

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Afghan president Hamid Karzai, has presented a new list of cabinet ministers to parliament (photo, from aljazeera.net). A week ago, legislators rejected two-thirds of the president’s nominees. (more…)

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Most of the cabinet proposed by president Ahmadinejad (photo, from bbc.co.uk) has been approved on Thursday by Iranian legislators. Among those approved is a man linked to the bombing of a jewish centre in Argentina. (more…)

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s president, is accusing legislators of violating the constitution because they refuse to trim energy subsidies in a budget bill. (more…)

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A draft law paving the way for provincial elections has been denounced by Iraq’s president, Jalal Talabani (photo, from bbc.co.uk), after being adopted by MPs, despite a walkout by the Kurdish bloc. (more…)

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