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South Korean Opposition Ends Record-setting Filibuster

South Korea’s main opposition party is set to end the world’s longest filibuster to block a vote on a proposed anti-terrorism bill in the National Assembly. The marathon filibuster began on February 23 and more than 30 opposition lawmakers have spoken round the clock for seven straight days, easily surpassing the previous world record of 57 hours set by a Canadian party in 2011. No bathroom breaks On Saturday one of the filibuster leaders, Representative Jung Cheong-rae, with the...

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