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# national-assembly - Friday 9 December, 2016

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal
# Park Geun-Hye
# Park Geun-Hye

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal

Dec 9th 2016, 9:06 AM 7,875 Views 14 Comments

There had been massive street protests over the scandal.

# national-assembly - Friday 28 February, 2014

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'
# On The Run
# On The Run

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'

Feb 28th 2014, 6:11 PM 9,298 Views 62 Comments

“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.

# national-assembly - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Video: Fights break out as Venezuelan politicians dispute election result
# Punch-Up
# Punch-Up

Video: Fights break out as Venezuelan politicians dispute election result

May 1st 2013, 6:55 PM 6,790 Views 39 Comments

Opposition lawmakers said they were denied speaking rights as they refused to recognise the election of Nicolas Maduro as successor to Hugo Chavez.

# national-assembly - Monday 25 February, 2013

No surprises: Raul Castro re-elected president of Cuba
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

No surprises: Raul Castro re-elected president of Cuba

Feb 25th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,464 Views 4 Comments

This is the second five year term for the 81-year-old Raul Castro who officially took over from his brother Fidel in 2008.

# national-assembly - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament
# Most Unparliamentary
# Most Unparliamentary

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament

Nov 22nd 2011, 1:01 PM 1,422 Views 4 Comments

It’s not the first time there have been such chaotic scenes in the South Korean parliament.