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Ukraine’s parliament snubs new president

Ukrainian lawmakers have turned down the newly-sworn president’s proposal to amend the election law, a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament...

Ukraine’s parliament snubs new president

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Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming ...
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The Latest: New Ukrainian president disbands parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as pr...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Moldova: Ousted president against dissolving parliament MOSCOW (AP) — Moldova’s ousted president says he wants to cancel a decision by his interim replacement to dissolve parliament amid a deepening p...
15:16, 06/11/2019

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a sna...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Tunisian parliament speaker sworn in as new president Tunisian parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur was sworn in as interim president on Thursday hours after President Beji Caid Essebsi's death in a smooth...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attemp...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Ukrainian president disbands parliament minutes after inauguration KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country’s parliament Monda...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Algeria parliament president Bouchareb resigns: Ennahar TV Algerian parliament president Moad Bouchareb quit on Tuesday, Ennahar TV and a parliamentary source said, after prolonged demands for his removal by p...
13:32, 07/02/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead ...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to de...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who p...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wrac...
00:32, 05/21/2019

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over oth...
14:00, 07/03/2019

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six month...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Ukraine's president asks parliament to sack foreign, defense ministers, SBU head Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has asked parliament to sack the foreign and defense ministers and the head of the security service SBU, the p...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of ballo...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a form...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election....
17:32, 05/21/2019

Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukrainian president, immediately disbands the Ukrainian parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukrainian president, immediately disbands the Ukrainian parliament....
11:16, 05/20/2019

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.  ...
18:16, 07/18/2019

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00:48, 07/17/2019

The 2019 Tony nominations are packed with burns and snubs And here I thought “Mean Girls” opened last season! The 2019 Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, and instead of its usual Celebrati...
14:16, 05/02/2019

The inexcusable snubs Hockey Hall of Fame has no answer for Puffs of white smoke do all of the talking for the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee, so we never quite know why certain candidates are perennia...
02:32, 06/30/2019

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism ...
05:48, 08/21/2019

Scientific journal snubs academic over Sleeping Beauty metaphor Professor Ton van Raan told use of phrase for ignored work is culturally insensitive A leading American academic journal has refused to publish an art...
14:48, 05/01/2019

From Homecoming to The Good Fight: this year's Emmys snubs and shocks Game of Thrones is leading the pack but, as usual, a long list of worthy nominees failed to make this year’s nominationsOh, the cruelty of letting D’A...
22:32, 07/16/2019

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
00:32, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interf...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Xander Bogaerts, Max Muncy among the biggest MLB All-Star Game snubs The full MLB All-Star Game rosters were announced Sunday and while there's still time for injury substitutions, these guys deserved to make the t...
03:48, 07/01/2019

Federal Reserve snubs Trump by refusing to cut interest rates US rates held at 2.25% to 2.5%President had called for ‘one point’ cutThe US Federal Reserve snubbed Donald Trump’s call for a cut in interest rates o...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him a...
17:32, 06/04/2019

"Reckless, Irresponsible": Afghanistan Snubs Pakistan Comment On Kashmir Linking the situation in Kashmir with the ongoing peace efforts in Afghanistan is "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible", a top Afghan diplomat has...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interf...
21:16, 06/12/2019

Biggest snubs and surprises of NBA draft: Wizards taking Hachimura at No. 9 a shocker Some NBA draft picks had analysts perplexed about what teams were thinking. The Wizards taking Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura No. 9 was a big shock. &#...
23:32, 06/21/2019

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Y...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to a...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interf...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticis...
05:48, 06/13/2019

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city's bid to lead next moon mission It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development o...
07:16, 08/18/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senato...
22:32, 07/25/2019

LG snubs Samsung's 'made in USA' OLED tech for its own, and iPhone XI panels suffer Just when LG managed to slide into Apple's OLED DMs, now a production snag hits its factories when the new 2019 iPhones are hitting the conveyor belts...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr af...
23:32, 05/02/2019

CBS News' Jeff Glor addresses shake-up, snubs Norah O'Donnell, promises 'far more to share' "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor closed Monday's broadcast by briefly addressing the major shakeup at CBS News without mentioning his replacement, ...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Emmy snubs: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Emma Stone left out of nominations Plenty of A-listers were shut out of Tuesday's Emmy nominations, while "Game of Thrones" and "Barry" predictably dominated.    &...
18:16, 07/18/2019

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most...
07:00, 06/22/2019

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19:32, 07/16/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international out...
22:48, 05/15/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it noth...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Anthony Davis, John Wall snubs inspired Zion Williamson to sign 'every kid’s autograph' Zion Williamson credits autograph snubs from Anthony Davis and John Wall for inspiring him to sign for every child who asks.     ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President ...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Brazil president's trip to Texas brokered by ex-president Bush: spokesman Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision to visit Texas next week followed an invitation from former U.S. President George W. Bush, a spokesman f...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American histor...
10:32, 05/23/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and tha...
04:16, 06/13/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvani...
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Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health cr...
03:48, 07/25/2019

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India's parliament approves changes to right to information law despite protests India's parliament on Thursday passed an amendment to the right to information law despite protests from activists who say the changes would diminish ...
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Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder c...
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11:00, 05/26/2019

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23:16, 05/28/2019

Australian Parliament to ban extremists from coming home Australia is set to pass laws to delay suspected extremists from returning home while Australian supporters of the Islamic State group are demanding t...
05:16, 07/24/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to ...
03:16, 06/22/2019

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20:32, 07/24/2019

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parliam...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial au...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Party time - Groups in EU parliament National parties in the newly elected European Parliament line up in pan-EU groups. These are in some flux following the vote, especially on the euros...
12:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has resi...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Spain: Jailed Catalans, far right deputies in new Parliament A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted...
14:00, 05/21/2019

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered...
17:00, 06/20/2019

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13:16, 05/25/2019

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01:32, 05/27/2019

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19:32, 05/25/2019

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18:00, 06/06/2019

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14:00, 05/11/2019

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07:48, 06/14/2019

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15:16, 05/16/2019

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18:48, 06/13/2019

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim t...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issu...
09:32, 05/17/2019

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00:00, 08/15/2019

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21:00, 06/05/2019

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19:32, 06/11/2019

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13:16, 07/11/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Ro...
06:48, 07/03/2019

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21:00, 08/19/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rain...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Socialists win Spain election as far-right enters parliament Spain's ruling Socialists have secured the most votes in the country's general election but have failed to win a majority amid gains by the far-right....
23:48, 04/28/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a...
12:16, 05/10/2019

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out...
11:48, 08/21/2019

Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament Officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter Turkey’s parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive de...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coali...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Kenyan MP and baby ejected from parliament session Several colleagues walked out of parliament after Zuleikha Hassan was forced to leaveSome Kenyan lawmakers are protesting against a decision by the te...
17:16, 08/08/2019

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's...
11:32, 07/03/2019

Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country's east against Ru...
13:32, 05/20/2019

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 ...
20:16, 07/16/2019

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09:00, 06/17/2019

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile ...
15:48, 07/08/2019

Voting in PNG parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime m...
03:32, 05/30/2019

After "Where Is He" Murmurs In Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Congress's Rahul Gandhi gave Parliament a miss this morning as the 17th Lok Sabha began after the national elections. On Day One, the elected lawmaker...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim prot...
19:32, 07/09/2019

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe or...
00:00, 07/12/2019

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, a...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change b...
22:16, 06/28/2019

Ukrainian leader’s party on track to win parliament majority The party of Ukraine’s president was on track Monday to win an absolute majority in parliament, a first in the country’s modern history that would han...
19:00, 07/22/2019

"No Such Request By PM": Centre To Parliament On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid chaos in parliament over US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, Fore...
08:32, 07/23/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament: opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an upc...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Outgoing PM May Fights Back Tears As She's Applauded Out Of UK Parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her fina...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff Univers...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
04:32, 07/10/2019

Greek PM says to submit tax cut plan to parliament in coming weeks The Greek government will submit a bill to parliament in the coming weeks to cut taxes, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at his f...
13:32, 07/10/2019

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and acros...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric A...
16:32, 07/04/2019

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.    ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future had divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protest...
17:00, 07/23/2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly ...
16:48, 05/15/2019

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the ne...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Days Before Budget, PM Talks Of Sectors That Need Focus In Parliament Agriculture, manufacturing and exports deserve significant attention, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday in his first speech in parliament a...
03:32, 06/26/2019

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the Eur...
12:16, 07/04/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June: Sky News British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliame...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governmen...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June 5...
15:32, 05/07/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Pho...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing p...
22:48, 07/02/2019

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it thro...
05:32, 07/15/2019

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country h...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
15:00, 07/15/2019

UK hit with recession warning as Brexit battle builds in parliament Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a 30 billion-pound hole in the pu...
14:00, 07/18/2019

UK lawmakers to vote on proposal for parliament to be recalled if suspended by new PM British lawmakers will vote later on Thursday on a proposal which aims to make it more difficult for the next prime minister to pursue a no-deal Brexi...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Italy's Salvini to respond to parliament over Russia case Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini bowed to demands on Tuesday to address parliament on allegations that his right-wing League party had sou...
17:32, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carr...
07:16, 07/02/2019

European Parliament opens, short of three barred Catalans The European Parliament began its first session of the new term on Tuesday, short of three Catalan members who were barred from joining, as hundreds w...
16:48, 07/02/2019

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament bu...
21:48, 07/01/2019

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the pol...
00:16, 07/18/2019

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month have picked up their...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamb...
23:32, 07/02/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy ...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Akhilesh Yadav's 3-Day Parliament Attendance Explained, Barely Akhilesh Yadav, one of the opposition's most prominent voices, is yet to make a mark in parliament, where he has hardly been seen since the start of t...
15:32, 07/03/2019

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of...
15:16, 07/03/2019

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliame...
15:16, 07/03/2019

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians ar...
16:16, 07/12/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Se...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Factbox: How will Britain allocate its seats to the European Parliament? The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit, with strongly pro-Brexit and pro-EU p...
18:16, 05/20/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians s...
18:48, 05/17/2019

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the...
10:16, 05/22/2019

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to th...
17:48, 07/14/2019

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labou...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, a...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition par...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit targe...
23:00, 07/19/2019

5 Catalan separatist leaders escorted to Spanish Parliament The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia’s 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month picked up their offi...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. T...
04:32, 05/30/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Austrian parliament topples Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left...
21:48, 05/27/2019

PM Modi To Host Dinner For All Members Of Parliament Tomorrow The invitation to all the members of the parliament was extended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who ha...
21:16, 06/10/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Utt...
00:16, 06/03/2019

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the Euro...
18:48, 05/27/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: BJP's Om Birla New Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days ...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition gover...
15:00, 05/27/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall o...
03:16, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand...
19:32, 06/05/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot sto...
02:48, 08/18/2019

Austrian Social Democrats say they will vote against Kurz in parliament Austria's opposition Social Democrats will submit a parliamentary motion of no-confidence on Monday against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his governme...
01:32, 05/27/2019

PM will not shut parliament to force through Brexit, minister suggests Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, a senior minister has suggest...
12:48, 08/18/2019

In Maldivian Parliament, PM Modi Takes Veiled Dig At Pak Over Terrorism State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament ...
19:32, 06/08/2019

Brexit: suspending parliament should not be ruled out, says Dominic Raab Tory leadership contender says dropping widely criticised idea would weaken UK negotiating positionThe Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has said...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But w...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringing...
17:48, 08/06/2019

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chua...
20:16, 05/31/2019

UK MEPs in next EU parliament could create 'messy' situation: Katainen The prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and then leaving after Brexit could create a "messy" situation in the run-up t...
10:00, 05/01/2019

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final ...
04:16, 08/11/2019

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several ...
22:32, 06/16/2019

Ukrainian parliament rejects prime minister's resignation Ukraine's parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's resignation on Thursday, with the largest faction arguing his resignation wou...
12:48, 05/30/2019

| Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a go...
15:00, 05/01/2019

"Forget Numbers": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Before Parliament Session Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking to...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn Into Israel's New Parliament After Election Win Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a...
20:32, 04/30/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-...
18:16, 05/28/2019

Facebook denies giving contradictory evidence to parliament Committee chairman suggested staff knew Cambridge Analytica had misused data before Guardian revelationFacebook executives did not give contradictory ...
06:16, 08/13/2019

Papua New Guinea PM clings on but government defeated in parliament The government of Papua New Guinea appeared to be in danger on Tuesday, after opponents of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill convincingly won a vote in par...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Parliament Gets New Lighting System To Shine Bright Every Night The parliament on Tuesday evening lit up with a dynamic range of themes after a new lighting system was installed on its facade ahead of the 73rd Inde...
23:32, 08/13/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture ...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give th...
08:48, 08/07/2019

Hungary's Fidesz might join new grouping in European parliament: PM Hungary's Fidesz party could join a new grouping in the European parliament if staying in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) does not line...
09:16, 05/31/2019

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short of aim of being third biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces wit...
16:48, 06/13/2019

TV Broadcasters Outside Parliament Can't Shake 'Stop Brexit Steve' Protester, with megaphone, wins cat-and-mouse game with TV reporters covering U.K.’s break with EU by getting into shot every time; BBC built a scaffo...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in t...
12:00, 05/26/2019

India’s Parliament OKs ending instant divorce for Muslims Indian lawmakers have approved a bill to end the Muslim practice of instant divorce two years after the Supreme Court ruled that it violated the const...
16:16, 07/30/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as ...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Spain parliament to keep same number of seats despite suspended Catalans The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 r...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action again...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the gove...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's rulin...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic Vo...
12:32, 06/24/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Re...
15:00, 05/25/2019

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the gover...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers The four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in Parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, that could work in t...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Bulgaria parliament overturns presidential veto on F-16s deal Bulgarian lawmakers overturned on Friday the presidential veto of a deal to purchase eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets from United States, clear...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Climate change a top issue for European Parliament voters Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Pa...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of ...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down on Friday after it emerged he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politi...
16:48, 08/08/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of ...
08:32, 05/26/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in po...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Re...
01:32, 05/26/2019

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on incom...
22:48, 06/04/2019

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees by this evening. At a weekly ...
08:16, 07/16/2019

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament Spain's Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elec...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Kosovo lawmakers vote to dissolve parliament, paving way for election Kosovo lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Friday, paving the way for a parliamentary election after Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned la...
12:16, 08/22/2019

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations w...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Voting in Papua New Guinea parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime m...
04:32, 05/30/2019

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: Day 12 Begins With BJP Parliamentary Party Meet The BJP's parliamentary party meeting, held at the Parliament library building, concluded today. This was the first such meeting of the BJP during the...
10:32, 07/02/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the play...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Hungary to shun Salvini's group in EU parliament: Orban aide Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz party sees not much chance of working with Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini's far-ri...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti Protesters took over the territory's legislative chamber on Monday, smashing reinforced glass and spray painting graffiti onto the walls. Their anger ...
16:32, 07/02/2019

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising o...
08:16, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Israeli parliament vote triggers early election JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel’s political crisis (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, s...
05:32, 05/30/2019

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over...
21:16, 07/08/2019

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, de...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Portugal parliament rejects teacher pay rises, avoids PM resignation Portugal's parliament rejected on Friday proposed retroactive pay hikes for teachers, quelling the prospects of a political crisis following last week...
15:48, 05/10/2019

UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal Brexit British justice minister David Gauke said on Sunday he believed that parliament would find a way to stop a new prime minister taking Britain out of th...
15:00, 07/07/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its...
12:48, 06/05/2019

"Malegaon Accused Will Be In Parliament": Sharad Pawar On Pragya Thakur Nationalist Congress Party Chief Sharad Pawar attacked the BJP on Monday for fielding Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal in the Lo...
03:00, 06/11/2019

In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years Deadlocked over navigating Britain's exit from the European Union, the country's parliament session is now the longest since the English Civil War of ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into ov...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Unofficial count: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader Thailand’s Parliament has given Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a 2014 military coup, enough votes to stay on as prime minister, according to a...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Britain's Labour is confident parliament can stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party is confident that parliament can prevent a government trying to take the country out of the European Union with...
14:48, 06/26/2019

Socialists win Spain election; far-right party to make debut in parliament Spain's ruling socialist party won the most seats in the country's parliament Sunday but must seek support from smaller parties in order to stay in po...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Manfred Weber reelected leader of conservative EPP in European Parliament The German lawmaker has negotiated a minor hurdle in his bid for Europe's top job. But France still opposes his aim of becoming European Commission pr...
12:16, 06/06/2019

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament p...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since t...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Uddhav Thackeray To Visit Ayodhya Day Before Parliament Session Begins Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya next Sunday, a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins, the party's spokesperson Sanja...
04:32, 06/09/2019

Hungary could resurrect court plan that worried EU: parliament speaker Hungary could resurrect plans to create a new administrative court system, a senior member of the ruling party said, a month after it unexpectedly sus...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Spanish court says jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in to parliament Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that five Catalan separatist leaders can leave prison to be sworn-in as lawmakers next Tuesday but said it would not h...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to ro...
05:32, 05/12/2019

Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote Taiwan's parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the firs...
06:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-dea...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she...
08:32, 07/03/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
03:32, 07/10/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe t...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Former UK PM Major vows legal action to block suspension of parliament Former British Prime Minister John Major would be willing to go to court to block a new leader from delivering a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliame...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country...
16:48, 05/17/2019

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of wh...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial la...
07:48, 06/21/2019

South Sudan lawmakers storm out of budget presentation in parliament South Sudan lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, citing frustrations ove...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Ukraine’s leader disbands parliament, calls snap election Ukraine’s newly-sworn president orders to dissolve the nation’s legislature and call snap elections within two months, hoping to ride the wave of his ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still rein...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tue...
17:48, 05/21/2019

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
02:32, 07/19/2019

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the Euro...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consul...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Fast Chargers For Electric Vehicles Installed At Parliament House Electric Vehicles have been on Government's agenda for long and all possible measures are being taken for its adoption. AC and DC fast chargers for el...
17:16, 05/05/2019

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pro...
22:32, 06/28/2019

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving pr...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult support...
02:00, 05/28/2019

U.K. Parliament report: Staffers say they were propositioned, berated, assigned to vacuum Latest report focuses on complaints and concerns of staff members as allegations of inappropriate behavior have reached the top levels of government....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures t...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Pulwama Attack Not An Intelligence Failure, Government Tells Parliament There was no intelligence failure in the Pulwama terror attack, the government told parliament on Wednesday. The Home Ministry said all agencies are "...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot poli...
03:48, 06/21/2019

Georgia police fire rubber bullets at parliament protesters Riot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as demonstrators tried to enter the national parliament building. An invite for a Russia...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Iran to continue nuclear enrichment despite U.S. move-parliament speaker Iran will continue uranium enrichment under its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturd...
15:32, 05/04/2019

Ex-PM Vajpayee Wanted To Hit Pak Army Camp After Parliament Attack: Book A book authored by the then Navy chief says that Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to hit a Pakistani Army camp in the wake of the Parliament...
19:00, 06/28/2019

More women, disabled members make debut in Japanese parliament Japan's parliament opened a special session on Thursday with its most diverse upper house yet, including more women, two severely disabled members and...
10:48, 08/01/2019

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the coun...
21:32, 06/26/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian ...
02:16, 06/21/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thur...
20:16, 06/20/2019

BJP Attacks Rahul Gandhi For Using Phone In Parliament, Congress Objects The Congress raised strong objections on Thursday to the comments made by BJP leaders on Rahul Gandhi using his mobile phone during President Ram Nath...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament electio...
19:48, 05/26/2019

Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan Raise Their First Issues In Parliament Cine stars-turned-Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Trinamool Congress, Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan Ruhi, raised their first issue in Parliamen...
20:48, 06/26/2019

U.S. plan will not lure Lebanon into settling Palestinians: parliament speaker Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees, its parliament speaker Nabih B...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were summ...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Zuckerberg's latest snub could land him in contempt of Canadian parliament Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have snubbed an official summons and risk being held in contempt of the Canadian Parliament. The pair were called ...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Pakistan Minister, Senator Fight In Parliament Over Debate On Kashmir Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahidullah Khan and Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry abused each ...
11:48, 08/08/2019

PM Attacks Gandhis In Parliament: "People Beyond Family Aren't Recognised After President Ram Nath Kovind addressed a joint session of both the houses of parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reply today to...
14:48, 06/25/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid ...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Georgian parliament elects ruling party candidate as new speaker The Georgian parliament on Tuesday elected a ruling Georgia Dream Party candidate as its new speaker following the resignation of his predecessor afte...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Indian Parliament makes history, votes to reclassify Kashmir India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give th...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and...
20:32, 07/01/2019

| Madagascar leader sees parliament win amid fraud complaints Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina says he believes his party and allies are on course for a majority in the country's new parliament, but the oppos...
22:16, 05/29/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises new 'golden age' as he makes his first speech in Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered his first speech in the Parliament on Thursday, promising to unleash a “new golden age for the United K...
15:48, 07/25/2019

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Lawmaker Kicked Out of Kenyan Parliament for Taking Baby to Work Zuleikha Hassan said she took her 5-month-old to the National Assembly because an emergency had left her without child care. She was escorted from the...
16:48, 08/07/2019

A Kenyan Lawmaker Was Kicked out of Parliament for Bringing Her Baby to Work (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Some Kenyan lawmakers are protesting a decision by the temporary speaker of parliament’s lower house to eject their col...
12:16, 08/08/2019

Foreign Minister's Statement On Kulbhushan Jadhav In Parliament Today External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will make a statement in Parliament today about the International Court of Justice or ICJ's verdict on the Kulb...
09:16, 07/18/2019

Parliament Updates: S Jaishankar Speaks On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Parliament LIVE Updates: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding th...
09:16, 07/18/2019

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez loses parliament approval vote Pedro Sanchez was unsuccessful in getting parliamentary approval on Tuesday. He has another two days to build an agreement with the far-left Podemos p...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Von der Leyen cracks EU parliament nut, national leaders will prove tougher Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of ...
20:48, 07/17/2019

Trinamool's Women Lawmakers Trolled For "Western Clothes" In Parliament Newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled by a number of people on social media for their choice of cl...
15:16, 05/28/2019

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to repl...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings...
16:32, 05/23/2019

"Why Are We Called Anti-National?" Mahua Moitra Asks In Parliament The RTI Amendment Bill 2019 will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha amid criticism from the opposition part...
09:48, 07/24/2019

Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Countered By Party Colleague In Parliament A BJP member in the Lok Sabha today countered his colleague - Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks that during calamities, that only state-r...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Parliament Session LIVE Updates: PM Modi To Speak In Rajya Sabha The Parliament will meet for the eighth day today and various bills including the Aaadhar and other laws (Amendment) bill 2019 and the Special Economi...
10:16, 06/26/2019

'Trump baby' balloon flies outside British parliament as protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what ...
14:32, 06/04/2019

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the i...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world ...
15:32, 06/23/2019

U.S. Mideast plan to boost Palestinian resistance: Iran parliament head Iran's parliament speaker said on Sunday a U.S. Middle East peace plan was "toying with a nation's dignity" and would lead to stronger resistance agai...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan leaders' rights as lawmakers The Spanish parliament's governing body on Friday suspended the lawmaker rights of the four jailed Catalan members of parliament while they face trial...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Amit Shah's First Bill In Parliament Today On Jammu And Kashmir Quotas Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Bill will be the first legislative business of the BJP president in parliament after his election to the lower...
07:16, 06/24/2019

Fresh Bill To Outlaw "Triple Talaq" In Parliament Today: 10 Points A fresh bill to make instant Muslim divorce or "triple talaq" illegal, which got stalled in the upper house of parliament and lapsed, is expected to b...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 people...
10:48, 07/04/2019

Sonia Gandhi Chairs Meet Of Opposition Leaders On Parliament Strategy United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday chaired a meeting of leaders of constituent parties and other allies to discuss their ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist g...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed ...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Pro-Brexit lawmakers turn back on European anthem 'Ode to Joy' at EU Parliament opening Lawmakers from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the European anthem on Tuesday at the opening of the E.U. Parliament -- and promising...
18:32, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam condemns 'extremely violent' storming of parliament City wakes to tense calm after splinter group of protesters smashed their way into the legislative council and raised the former colonial flagHong Kon...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Trump should realize that Iranians unite when bullied, says Iran parliament speaker U.S. President Donald Trump should realize that Iranians become more united when bullied, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday in ...
10:16, 07/02/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overridi...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Hungary: Parliament puts Academy of Sciences institutes under government control The Hungarian parliament has voted to restructure its science sector to give government full control. Academics sharply criticize the move, fearing an...
14:16, 07/02/2019

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister ...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to Ignore Canadian Parliament's Subpoena, Maybe Get Found in Contempt The hottest trend sweeping Washington right now has officially arrived in Silicon Valley: Defying lawmakers’ subpoenas is all the rage and Facebook ap...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), wh...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Austrian parliament sacks Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's go...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition part...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seize...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting ir...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Iraqi parliament votes in defense, interior, justice ministers: lawmakers The education portfolio is the only one yet to be filled in Iraq's government after lawmakers on Monday voted in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's nom...
15:16, 06/24/2019

European voters cast ballots to elect new parliament as nationalism mounts The election began on Thursday, but most of the EU’s 28 member states, including the biggest of all, Germany and France, are voting on Sunday, and the...
20:16, 05/26/2019

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left...
19:16, 05/27/2019

France's greens make strong grains in European Parliament vote France's green party saw a surge in support in Sunday's European Parliament election, mirroring strong gains made by ecologist parties in Germany and ...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clash...
23:16, 06/09/2019

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (BERLIN) — The Austrian parliament has voted to oust Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ministers, paving the way for a caretaker government befo...
19:00, 05/27/2019

CORRECTED-Papua New Guinea parliament meets to elect new prime minister Papua New Guinea's parliament is set to convene in Port Moresby on Thursday to elect a new prime minister after outgoing leader Peter O'Neill resigned...
03:32, 05/30/2019

On "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Reference In Parliament, Smriti Irani's Tweet A Congress leader's curious reference to "Fifty Shades Of Grey" during the debate on Kashmir in parliament baffled many on Tuesday. Here's what Smriti...
02:16, 08/07/2019

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini's husband veteran actor Dharmendra Deol is the latest to join the troll army against her over her attempt at sweeping in Parl...
18:48, 07/16/2019

Protesters set fire to parliament building in West Papua as tensions mount Spark for the latest unrest related to simmering separatist movement appears to have been detention of scores of Papuan students Protestors in the Wes...
15:00, 08/19/2019

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat Following the loss by his party of a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or-...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstacles When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan's northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and ch...
09:48, 07/15/2019

No-deal Brexit under fire: Parliament grabs brakes against Boris Johnson British lawmakers on Thursday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliam...
23:16, 07/18/2019

UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues Britain's parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its "Big Ben" bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occa...
03:16, 07/11/2019

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstration...
17:32, 08/19/2019

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defense...
19:32, 07/15/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog says Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,9...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial dispu...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians started to vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand t...
08:00, 07/21/2019

British parliament must reconvene immediately for Brexit crisis, Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday...
10:32, 08/19/2019

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pen...
13:16, 08/07/2019

Rahul Gandhi vs Rajnath Singh In Parliament After Wayanad Farmer Suicide Rahul Gandhi's comment on the "terrible" state of farmers in the country provoked a rebuttal from Union Minister Rajnath Singh in parliament on Thursd...
11:00, 07/11/2019

New Zealand House Speaker Feeds Lawmaker’s Baby During Parliament Debate One of New Zealand’s top lawmakers is getting international acclaim after he was filmed cradling a fellow lawmaker’s new baby during a deb...
18:16, 08/22/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures majority in upper house of parliament Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by Japanese m...
04:32, 07/22/2019

Sunny Deol's Lok Sabha Attendance Shows He Skipped 28 Days Of Parliament Actor and Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol failed to impress with his attendance record in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha by not attending the house f...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Britain's speaker aims to block parliament closure for Brexit: newspaper The House of Commons speaker plans to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from bypassing parliament to take Britain out of the European Union, the Tele...
11:17, 08/14/2019

EU parliament chief urges Juncker to help migrants aboard Spanish ship The European Commission should help 121 migrants who have spent a week aboard a Spanish rescue boat to find refuge, European Parliament speaker David ...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Student who drove at cyclists and police at Parliament guilty of attempted murder An asylum seeker who rammed his car into cyclists outside Parliament before trying to run down police guards in a determined attempt to "kill and maim...
17:16, 07/17/2019

Macron wants to revive Europe, but elections for the European Parliament could kill his plans French President Emmanuel Macron’s grand designs for a more united Europe haven’t gotten far, and if his party fares poorly in the election, while nat...
01:32, 05/12/2019

Parliament Live Updates: Congress Leaders Protest Over Karnataka Crisis Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma protested in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament today. Congress leade...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Parliament Session To Be Extended Till August 7, Union Minister Confirms The government has decided to extend the Parliament session till August 7, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said in the Lok Sabha on Thurs...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Venezuela security forces block opposition lawmakers from entering parliament Venezuelan security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament building for a session on Tuesday, a week after the top court s...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possi...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resigna...
03:32, 05/27/2019

Leader of Germany's battered leftists faces calls to quit parliament post The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Andrea Nahles, will face calls to resign as its parliamentary chief at a crisis meeting on Wednesday after t...
12:00, 05/28/2019

European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens BRUSSELS (AP) — European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens....
21:32, 05/26/2019

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two ...
02:00, 07/15/2019

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the d...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential electi...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Watch: Broom In Hand, Hema Malini Joins Cleanliness Drive At Parliament BJP lawmaker Hema Malini, accompanied by Minister of State For Finance Anurag Thakur, participated in a cleanliness drive organised in the Parliament ...
12:00, 07/13/2019

Congress To Raise Issue Of Small Savings Rate Cut Roll Back In Parliament The Congress took a dig at the Union government on Saturday, dubbing its decision to reduce interest rate on small savings schemes as its "return gift...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industr...
01:00, 05/09/2019

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutional...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Parliament Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes, Protect Poor Investors Parliament today unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which seeks to put in place a mechanism by which poor depos...
16:48, 07/29/2019

Italy’s Salvini eyes international right-wing alliance after European Parliament victory Italian nationalist leader Matteo Salvini, having secured a major win for his League in the European Parliament elections last week, is eyeing an inte...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Rahul Gandhi Forgets To Sign After Parliament Oath, Rajnath Singh Prompts Congress president Rahul Gandhi, elected to parliament for the fourth time, took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday. Mr Gandhi, however,...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Georgia 2020 parliament vote to use proportional system: ruling party head A parliamentary election in Georgia in 2020 should be held under a proportional system, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party, Bidzina Ivanishvi...
10:48, 06/24/2019

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party rep...
19:16, 07/04/2019

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct ch...
18:16, 07/01/2019

Iran Parliament Upholds Women’s Rights in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Citizenship Debate (Bloomberg) — Iran’s parliament struck a blow for women’s rights by overwhelmingly voting to confer citizenship on children born to ...
16:48, 05/12/2019

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexi...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn their backs at European parliament's opening session – video At the first plenary session of the newly elected European parliament on Tuesday, 29 Brexit party MEPs marked the opening by turning their backs durin...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and margi...
18:16, 05/29/2019

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after fou...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Riot Police Fire Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets to Drive Protesters Away from the Georgian Parliament (TBILISI, Georgia) — Riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas and unleashed water cannons early Friday to drive thousands of protesters awa...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Member of Parliament leaves 10-year-old son at UK prime minister's residence in school closure protest It's no accident that an English woman left her 10-year-old son and some of his school friends on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London, which serv...
19:16, 07/06/2019