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World 07 Mar 2018 | 12:37 AM

Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalise abortion

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Dozens of Argentine lawmakers of all political stripes presented a bill to legalise abortion on Tuesday, launching a debate that promised to divide a deeply Catholic nation.

World 07 Mar 2018 | 12:37 AM

Italian vote heralds tougher EU stance on migration

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The failure of Italy's neighbours to help out more with a huge influx of migrants boosted the anti-immigrant vote and contributed to the resounding defeat of its ruling party in last weekend's election, European officials acknowledge.

Technology 07 Mar 2018 | 12:29 AM Premium

Why Washington is so obsessed with China’s Huawei

Policymakers are worried the company could eventually threaten Silicon Valley’s preeminence

World 07 Mar 2018 | 12:02 AM

Communist-era cop quits Czech police oversight post after protests

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A Czech Communist lawmaker resigned on Tuesday as chair of a parliamentary commission overseeing police internal affairs, after thousands protested the appointment because of his past in a communist-era special unit.

Letters 07 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Challenge for voters to elect visionary leaders

A letter from RUEBEN DUDLEY , Petaling Jaya

Nation 07 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Parties rope in thousands of volunteers

GEORGE TOWN: Volunteers are the unsung heroes for every political party when a general election is called. They are ordinary people doing extraordinary things behind the scenes.

World 06 Mar 2018 | 10:53 PM

Putin says Russians accused of U.S. election meddling could be prosecuted in Russia - TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russian nationals accused by the United States of election tampering could be prosecuted in Russia if they were found to have broken Russian law, the TASS news agency reported.

World 06 Mar 2018 | 10:22 PM

Italy's League leader says is only possible PM candidate for centre-right

MILAN (Reuters) - The leader of the far-right League said on Tuesday he was the only possible candidate for prime minister for the centre-right after his party emerged as the strongest in the conservative bloc at Sunday's election.

World 06 Mar 2018 | 8:08 PM

Catalonia parliament to vote next Monday on new regional chief

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's parliament will convene next Monday to vote on the region's new leader, assembly speaker Roger Torrent said on Tuesday, though it is unclear whether the candidate put forward by secessionist parties will be elected or not.

World 06 Mar 2018 | 4:22 PM

Politics back in fashion in Thailand despite poll delays

Baan Saladin, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha rowed a boat across a pond dotted with lotus leaves, planted some rice stalks in a field and turned to villagers who had come to meet him in Baan Saladin village in central Thailand.