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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, announcing her intention to cha...

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner

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Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May...
20:17, 06/18/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader: BBC Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to rep...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain; Sajid Javed eliminated Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, continued his progress towards the top job on Thursday when he trounced his rivals again in the race to s...
19:51, 06/20/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct....
12:51, 06/10/2019

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
20:51, 06/06/2019

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 the possibility of sidelining parliament to force...
19:51, 06/08/2019

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-deal Brexit....
17:17, 05/28/2019

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 Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final att...
21:34, 05/21/2019

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.        ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

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 the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit con...
18:34, 05/13/2019

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 back into a morass of uncertainty over its depart...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Outrageous to suspend parliament in October over no-deal Brexit: minister It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister, Brit...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of...
12:17, 06/16/2019

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 without a deal, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn s...
16:34, 06/26/2019

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 the European Union without a deal....
14:00, 07/07/2019

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....
19:51, 07/18/2019

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 playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark t...
21:00, 07/02/2019

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 1642-51, the House of Commons library said on Mond...
20:00, 05/13/2019

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 opposite parliament that has become a makeshift h...
20:17, 04/28/2019

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 supporters for a way to seize the UK parliament....
04:00, 05/28/2019

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party....
05:34, 06/07/2019

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party to win by less than 700 votes...
08:17, 06/07/2019

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 parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months....
21:17, 05/22/2019

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 more to come if the U.K. doesn’t leave the bloc i...
19:17, 07/02/2019

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 confrontation....
15:34, 05/29/2019

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 representative at the new European parliament. The Br...
00:17, 07/05/2019

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 resignation....
06:00, 05/27/2019

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 possibility of suspending parliament to force through a...
01:17, 06/13/2019

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 during the playing of Ode to Joy, the European anthemUK...
21:00, 07/02/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a new push next month to get Parliament’s backing for a Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a new push next month to get Parliament’s backing for a Brexit deal....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
07:00, 06/17/2019

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. ...
00:17, 05/24/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final...
10:51, 05/06/2019

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabour needs exclusion rule for antisemitism, says Keir ...
12:34, 07/10/2019

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative act...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but hopes not to have to resort to that measure....
02:17, 06/28/2019

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Luis Alvarez, September 11 first responder and campaigner, dies at 53 Ex-detective spent three months at World Trade Center siteAppearance in Congress was followed by hospice interviewsLuis Alvarez, a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight f...
23:51, 06/29/2019

Spanish Franco-era 'stolen babies' campaigner finds her family The woman who has led the campaign on behalf of hundreds given up for adoption during the Fascist dictatorship, has found her biological mother gave her up for adoption voluntarily. She is continuing ...
19:17, 07/12/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declar...
15:17, 06/13/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into...
22:00, 05/02/2019

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killings in the context of the so-called war on drugs" i...
10:17, 06/07/2019

16 Shots: behind a shocking film about an unlawful police shooting The story of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is told in a devastating new documentary from the Oscar-nominated director Rick Rowley, who speaks about its importanceThe grainy dash-cam video dates itself: ...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Johanna Konta backs mental health campaigner's aim to hit 200,000 tennis balls Johanna Konta is among tennis stars backing a campaigner's aim to hit 200,000 tennis balls in a month to raise awareness of how the sport can help mental health....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
05:34, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomou...
09:34, 06/06/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court...
04:34, 06/21/2019

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
21:34, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the...
08:00, 06/17/2019

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in the city’s fight for political freedom. Just th...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal pl...
21:34, 06/19/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British sales to Saudi Arabia of arms used in Yemen unlawful because they con...
12:34, 06/20/2019

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late F...
02:17, 06/30/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international h...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afterno...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Lawyer for Patriots owner Robert Kraft calls prostitution sting video 'unlawful' Lawyers for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft grilled a Florida police detective on Friday, seeking to persuade a judge to toss out hidden-camera footage that prosecutors say shows the 77-year-o...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford pleads not guilty to misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly in Florida, per court records Tyrone Crawford pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly, court records show. The charge stems from a March 15 bar fight in Panama City Beach, Fla.     ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Tommy Robinson contempt hearing: Far right campaigner 'put a child sex ring case in jeopardy by confronting the defendants' Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson put a child sex ring case in jeopardy by "aggressively" confronting the defendants and risking scaring them away from attending the trial, it is alleged....
17:00, 05/14/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
14:34, 06/06/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
08:51, 05/14/2019

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:34, 07/16/2019

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling verbal abuse at a Remain campaigner and poking a Unio...
13:34, 05/23/2019

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get...
14:17, 07/08/2019

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appro...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May insists Withdrawal Agreement 'delivers Brexit' in desperate plea for MPs to back deal Theresa May has insisted her Withdrawal Agreement Bill "delivers Brexit" after senior ministers admitted it will be "dead" if MPs reject it a fourth time....
21:00, 05/15/2019

No-deal Brexit 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:17, 07/08/2019

Brexit news latest: Gavin Williamson launches attack on Theresa May's Labour Brexit talks as 'destined to fail' Sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched an attack on the Prime Minister's Brexit talks with Labour, saying they are "destined to fail" and a "grave mistake"....
06:00, 05/12/2019

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party...
09:51, 05/22/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
18:51, 05/13/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
20:51, 05/22/2019

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" under his watch as committee head....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Protests mar the opening of the European Parliament Some legislators from right-wing parties, Brexiteers and Catalan independence backers have disrupted the formal opening session of the European parliament...
11:34, 07/02/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the wor...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly...
06:51, 06/07/2019

EU youth want their say in European Parliament vote With EU elections on the horizon, what do the bloc's young people feel is most important? The TUI Foundation’s European Youth Study found that climate issues are key, and overall young people want mor...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria's far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal....
12:51, 05/27/2019

Vaiko Set To Return To Parliament After 15 Years, With Help From DMK MDMK Chief V Gopalasamy or Vaiko, one of the is all set to return to parliament after 15 years. His party today nominated him as its candidate for upcoming elections to the Rajya Sabha....
17:00, 07/02/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are predictions of the European Parliament election results based on exit polls and some official results. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots betwe...
02:00, 05/27/2019

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
22:00, 06/16/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
07:34, 05/26/2019

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
18:17, 07/03/2019

Women Advance in Japan's Parliament Twenty-eight women were elected to the upper house of Japan’s Parliament on Sunday, tying the record set in the previous upper-house election three years ago. A record 28% of candidates were women....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ej...
02:34, 07/08/2019

Von der Leyen seeks to secure EU top job at parliament Outgoing German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is seeking to woo enough legislators at the European Parliament to secure the job of European Commission President in a secret vote late Tuesday...
12:34, 07/16/2019

European Parliament: Facts and figures Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight day TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. The d...
22:17, 06/23/2019

EU Parliament to vote on von der Leyen on July 16: spokesman The leaders of the EU's political groupings on Thursday said the European Parliament would vote on Ursula von der Leyen's nomination to head the EU Commission on July 16, confirming an earlier plan, a...
11:34, 07/11/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reaching a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Ukraine’s parliament rebels against president’s decree Party leaders at Ukraine’s parliament have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law...
14:34, 05/22/2019

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 charges....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament ins...
10:34, 05/30/2019

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 austerity budget...
00:17, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi p...
10:17, 05/25/2019

Both houses of Thai parliament convene to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament will convene on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian natio...
05:51, 06/05/2019

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup. The military-backed p...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Poland dashes far-right hopes for alliance in new EU parliament Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new bloc in the new European Parliament suffered a blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists ruled out joining such a grouping due to sharp dif...
14:34, 06/05/2019

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 failed to win a majority amid historic gains by the far-right....
00:17, 04/29/2019

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 climate emergency, a decision hailed by the Swedi...
12:00, 05/10/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:17, 05/24/2019

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
13:17, 05/25/2019

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 address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
20:34, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territor...
14:34, 05/11/2019

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 rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
09:51, 05/17/2019

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: Ahead of the 17th Lok Sabha session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Parliament House. He said that "every word of Opposition was valuable". ......
12:00, 06/17/2019

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 perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliame...
20:00, 06/20/2019

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sente...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of th...
02:00, 05/27/2019

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 parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said.....
17:34, 07/17/2019

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally a...
07:34, 06/14/2019

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 Roundup. The ban could clash with EU law....
11:17, 07/03/2019

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 political crisis. Igor Dodon said Tuesday he has si...
16:00, 06/11/2019

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assem...
11:17, 07/03/2019

Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country’s parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device. Fah...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the legislature after they failed to organize as a sing...
15:17, 06/13/2019

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 municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidenc...
11:17, 06/13/2019

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 votes to 327 against, the speaker of the assembly,...
20:51, 07/16/2019

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 lawmakers took oath as members of the house - led by Prime...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
14:51, 05/16/2019

PMs back building Holocaust memorial next to parliament All five living prime ministers have backed the building of a Holocaust memorial next to the Houses of Parliament, with Theresa May saying it is the right thing to do....
14:17, 05/07/2019

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
04:17, 05/29/2019

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
10:51, 05/26/2019

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes ...
04:51, 05/29/2019

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 has taken such strong action against the chemical o...
23:51, 07/02/2019

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 toxic work culture that staffers endure....
09:51, 05/22/2019

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 property. As the protesters entered the building, p...
22:51, 07/02/2019

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, Sky News can reveal....
11:51, 07/01/2019

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 Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections....
15:34, 06/24/2019

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 after his re-election, days before his government.....
22:34, 06/25/2019

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 after appearing on an ITV program....
16:17, 05/15/2019

| 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 building....
20:51, 07/01/2019

BJP's Pragya Thakur Missing In Court, A Regular In Parliament Pragya Singh Thakur may not be regular with her court appearances despite being a terror accused. But when it comes to attendance in Lok Sabha, the first-time lawmaker is definitely a topper.......
20:00, 07/05/2019

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 said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
03:51, 05/18/2019

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 streets....
16:34, 05/21/2019

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 government building....
09:51, 06/21/2019

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 chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the...
00:51, 07/03/2019

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. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
13:17, 05/13/2019

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 from Jews.”...
02:17, 05/18/2019

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 next head of the bloc's executive after some in the ...
18:34, 07/04/2019

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 before an election later this year....
19:34, 06/28/2019

Georgian parliament strips opposition MP of immunity over unrest Georgia's parliament on Wednesday supported a call by the prosecutor general to strip opposition lawmaker Nika Melia of his parliamentary immunity and agreed to his detention after violent protests la...
18:00, 06/26/2019

European Parliament kicks off new term with protests, more women The European Parliament opened for a new term on Tuesday with the highest number of women ever but short of three pro-independence Catalan members who were barred from joining as hundreds protested ov...
19:17, 07/02/2019

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 Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
17:00, 07/04/2019

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, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential secur...
00:51, 07/04/2019

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 deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumben...
22:51, 05/20/2019

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 wearing the Catalan flag protested against their ex...
17:34, 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 of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament MADRID (AP) — 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 official credentials under po...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Voting has started in in Malawi to elect a new president and 193 members of parliament. Before dawn, hundreds of voters lined up Tuesday at polling centers to cast their ballot...
07:17, 05/21/2019

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, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by th...
03:00, 07/02/2019

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 the budget session on June 17. The Samajwadi Party....
15:51, 07/03/2019

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 government....
23:34, 07/03/2019

Taiwan parliament begins discussion of landmark same-sex legislation Taiwan's parliament on Friday began discussion of a landmark bill to legalize same-sex marriage, amid a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled island....
06:00, 05/17/2019

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-Semitic...
18:00, 05/17/2019

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 partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move.....
01:00, 06/29/2019

First session of Afghan parliament ends in brawl over new speaker Afghanistan's parliament descended into chaos on Sunday when lawmakers brawled over the appointment of a new speaker, an inauspicious start to the assembly which was sitting for the first time since c...
19:17, 05/19/2019

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 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
00:17, 06/03/2019

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 had fought for democracy....
13:17, 06/10/2019

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, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coaliti...
22:34, 05/27/2019

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 European Parliament are likely to result in a more def...
18:51, 05/27/2019

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 government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill...
17:00, 05/27/2019

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel L...
02:51, 05/31/2019

Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move: parliament speaker Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to s...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year and are expected to draw tens of thousands onto the streets again Friday. For the fir...
09:17, 05/24/2019

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament on Monday as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections fo...
13:00, 05/27/2019

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....
13:51, 07/15/2019

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short in aim to become third-biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to creat...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Minorities still lack a strong voice in new European Parliament Ethnic and racial minorities make up at least 10% of the EU's population but will hold just 5% of seats in the new European Parliament, leaving them under-represented at a time when nationalism, far-r...
21:00, 06/12/2019

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 through....
15:34, 07/14/2019

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 the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant...
14:34, 05/26/2019

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 parliament that prepares the way for his removal....
11:34, 05/28/2019

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 political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
02:51, 07/18/2019

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 when things get serious, where do the jokes end and...
22:00, 06/07/2019

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 regional independence bid would not affect the tota...
17:17, 06/05/2019

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 ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both sai...
17:17, 06/05/2019

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 power until 2030, as authorities block a growing onl...
23:00, 04/28/2019

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’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
19:17, 06/05/2019

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, Chuan Leekpai, said on Friday....
19:17, 05/31/2019

EU parliament postpones Farage hearing on funding to June 13 The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer A...
20:00, 06/05/2019

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 target as his coalition government seeks to bring the p...
00:34, 07/20/2019

Tripoli parliament warns of airstrikes by Hifter’s allies Libya’s parliament based in the west says it has gathered intelligence warning of the use of possible airstrikes on Tripoli by allies of commander Khalifa Hifter...
16:34, 07/19/2019

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 governing coalition in the days ahead....
00:51, 05/01/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
08:51, 05/30/2019

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 government’s climate policies. About 20 of the st...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Security Council today after China removed its......
17:34, 05/01/2019

| 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 governing coalition in the days ahead....
23:17, 05/01/2019

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 demonstrated for days, causing road closures and ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

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 upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

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 are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
16:34, 07/12/2019

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament amid mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
23:00, 07/10/2019

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 national lawmakers because they are currently in j...
15:00, 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"....
08:51, 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 across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the Eu...
17:51, 05/23/2019

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 of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
18:51, 05/26/2019

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 University....
23:51, 05/23/2019

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 attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Taulant ...
13:00, 06/17/2019

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 parliamentarians' ire....
22:51, 05/09/2019

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain...
18:34, 05/24/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
15:51, 05/24/2019

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 Representatives, signaling further army dominance in...
15:34, 05/25/2019

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 Sabha....
10:34, 06/19/2019

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 key bills. The budget will be presented by Union.....
01:00, 06/17/2019

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 against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a n...
12:34, 05/25/2019

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 Representatives, signaling further army dominance in...
16:51, 05/25/2019

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 before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto...
18:51, 05/07/2019

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 ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark's 179-seat parliament will be held June 5 as his three-party governing coalition appears to be behind in opinion polls....
16:51, 05/07/2019

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 the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are castin...
12:34, 05/26/2019

Disgraced ex-leader of Austrian far right turns down EU Parliament seat Austrian far-right veteran Heinz-Christian Strache, who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting, said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat, forgoing a m...
10:17, 06/17/2019

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 year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed ...
03:51, 05/30/2019

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 minister after weeks of political turmoil over the ...
08:51, 05/30/2019

| 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 opposition alleges that "anomalies" have been detected ...
23:34, 05/29/2019

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 wracked by war and economic difficulties....
14:17, 05/20/2019

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, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap...
23:51, 05/29/2019

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 income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
23:00, 06/04/2019

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 terror attack but was forced to drop the plan at....
19:17, 06/28/2019

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 law, allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland, b...
08:00, 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 Russian lawmaker to speak to the legislature sparked the...
08:00, 06/21/2019

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 Kovind's address to a joint sitting of both......
20:34, 06/20/2019

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 and come up with possible measures to avoid such....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and the release of anti-government......
14:00, 06/21/2019

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 president....
21:00, 06/05/2019

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 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
20:34, 06/28/2019

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament MADRID (AP) — 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 elected last month. The court said...
14:00, 06/14/2019

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 Thursday, in response to growing public unease over th...
19:00, 06/20/2019

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 funding rules....
21:51, 06/05/2019

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 police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields fr...
23:00, 06/20/2019

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 preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
01:00, 05/28/2019

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 Berri said on Sunday....
14:17, 06/23/2019

Austria moves toward Sept. 29 election as parliament draws toward close Austria on Wednesday took a step toward setting Sept. 29 as the date of its next parliamentary election as lawmakers passed a bill ending the current legislative period in a few weeks....
18:17, 06/12/2019

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 consultations with lawmakers....
16:34, 05/21/2019

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 lawmaker Thursday....
00:17, 06/21/2019

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament vote, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties retained a firm grip on the EU parliament, provisional results from the bloc's elections showed on Monday, though eurosceptic opponents saw strong gains....
11:51, 05/27/2019

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 rock Afghanistan's capital....
08:51, 05/12/2019

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 put off taking up his seat to address accusations h...
17:00, 05/22/2019

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 inaction in the development of tourism in their.....
21:17, 07/08/2019

'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 what is expected to be one of the city's largest pro...
02:51, 06/04/2019

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 European Union are especially high in this year’...
10:17, 05/25/2019

Jailed deputies allowed to attend Spanish Parliament session A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted there by police....
11:00, 05/21/2019

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 "working in a coordinated manner and the......
16:17, 06/26/2019

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 the country’s east against Russian-backed s...
16:00, 05/20/2019

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 separatist conflict....
20:51, 05/20/2019

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 Parliament on Wednesday....
21:34, 06/26/2019

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 country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to ze...
21:34, 06/26/2019

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 Sanjay Raut confirmed this evening. The plan had been.....
20:34, 06/08/2019

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 to a hearing in Ottawa, due to be held later this ...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap national election, which the speaker said lawmakers ...
20:34, 05/22/2019

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 summoned, risking a contempt vote, the company confirm...
04:00, 05/28/2019

"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 Lok Sabha elections and said that people like her,.....
03:51, 06/11/2019

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 after violent protests outside the building....
16:00, 06/25/2019

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 overdrive....
18:00, 05/16/2019

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....
06:34, 07/10/2019

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, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over...
16:00, 07/02/2019

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 to fight climate change after weeks of protests pus...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Portugal parliament rejects teacher pay hikes, 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's threat by the government to resign if the measu...
14:00, 05/10/2019

EU Commission nominee seeks parliament support after top jobs wrangle European Union governments' surprise nominee for president of their executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, sought support in the bloc's parliament on Wednesday, hoping to secure the confirmation s...
20:17, 07/03/2019

Wishes From Parliament For Virat Kohli & Co For World Cup Semi-Final Several parliamentarians cheered for Team India today as they clash with New Zealand in the World Cup 2019 semi-final in Manchester. The Indian cricket team faces New Zealand in what is anticipated to...
11:51, 07/09/2019

Government Might Extend Ongoing Parliament Session By 2-3 Days: Report The government is considering extending the ongoing session of Parliament by at least two to three days in order to complete its legislative business, sources said today....
13:35, 07/19/2019

European Parliament's Ultimatum To Pakistan On Alleged Rights Violations In a stern letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, 51 members of the European Parliament, have expressed concern and sought and assurance from him that alleged persecution of religious......
09:17, 05/02/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers' pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a preliminary parliamentary vote that could undermine efforts to balance the...
21:34, 05/03/2019

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 was optimistic the legislation was on track to be...
09:34, 07/03/2019

Bill On Voluntary Use of Aadhaar Card As ID Proof 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 phone connections....
21:17, 07/08/2019

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by a voice vote....
17:00, 07/04/2019

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 power....
03:34, 04/29/2019

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 replace the spire with a "modern" design....
04:17, 07/17/2019

EU leaders' tentative deal on top jobs hits opposition in parliament French President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock over the EU's top jobs on Tuesday by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the Eu...
19:17, 07/02/2019

This Madhya Pradesh Temple May Have Inspired Parliament House Architects A replica of the Parliament House blossoms in an unnamed area in the ravines of the Chambal Valley in the Bhind-Morena region, which of late has earned disrepute for being home to dacoits....
18:00, 04/29/2019

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 ongoing parliament session....
11:17, 07/02/2019

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 to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Parliament Session Live Updates: Several Bills Expected To Be Discussed A number of bills will be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The bills for discussionin the Lok Sabhacomprise thethe Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019;the Surrogacy (Regulation)...
09:51, 07/15/2019

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....
14:00, 07/13/2019

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 Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it....
17:00, 05/04/2019

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 premises to promote the sport. He said he carried.....
20:00, 07/11/2019

British 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 to the selection of European Commision president, t...
11:34, 05/01/2019

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 electric vehicles have been installed at the......
15:51, 05/05/2019

"At Race Course Road Or Parliament": Rahul Gandhi's Debate Dare To PM Congress President Rahul Gandhi has claimed it would take him 15 minutes to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose face in a debate. He said at a rally in Punjab that the PM didn't debate with him as....
17:17, 05/15/2019

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 and dramatic action" to protect the environment fo...
23:17, 05/01/2019

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 and a security official responsible for coordinat...
00:17, 07/10/2019

Croatian parliament approves ministers appointed in cabinet reshuffle Croatia's parliament on Friday approved the new ministers that conservative Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic named in a cabinet reshuffle two days earlier....
19:34, 07/19/2019

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 is directed at what many see as China's tightening...
23:51, 07/01/2019

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 and a security official responsible for coordinat...
23:17, 07/09/2019

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 have been arrested in the first wave of detention...
10:17, 07/04/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: PM Modi Congratulates Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla 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 of the session. Several key bills are expected to....
10:34, 06/19/2019

State-Sponsored Terrorism Biggest Threat: PM Modi In Maldives Parliament State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. PM......
20:34, 06/08/2019

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 house and cabinet appointment following the......
04:00, 06/24/2019

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 nationalist parties prosper, his leverage could be ev...
06:17, 05/12/2019

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 terrorist", amid escalating tension with......
12:51, 06/23/2019

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 Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coal...
00:17, 05/30/2019

Macron suffers setback in EU parliament as party pays price for gaffes President Emmanuel Macron's handpicked candidate to lead a new centrist alliance in the European Parliament said on Thursday she was pulling out of the race, in a blow to French government influence i...
18:51, 06/13/2019

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 other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are sti...
18:17, 07/03/2019

Ahead Of Parliament Session, Union Ministers Reach Out To Sonia Gandhi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday met Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi, seeking her party's cooperation for smooth functioning of the Parliament session beginning.....
18:00, 06/07/2019

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 issue....
23:51, 07/05/2019

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 be introduced in the Lok Sabha today. The Muslim......
07:51, 06/21/2019

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 clashed with a similar number of police outside the cit...
19:51, 06/09/2019

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 Thursday....
12:34, 07/11/2019

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 succession bid....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the Europea...
16:00, 06/14/2019

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 chats with constituents, but entertaining potential ...
10:17, 07/15/2019

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had capture...
18:51, 06/13/2019

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 occasion as the famous clock-tower is half way......
02:17, 07/11/2019

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, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coaliti...
16:34, 05/27/2019

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote....
17:00, 05/27/2019

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 over the northeastern region's failed 2017 indepe...
14:51, 05/24/2019

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 leader Rahul Gandhi told news agency ANI: "We are......
12:34, 07/11/2019

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 Parliament premises on Saturday as part of a......
17:51, 07/16/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the Eur...
21:34, 05/03/2019

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 government out of office in the wake of a video stin...
22:51, 05/27/2019

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 before a new election in which the young leader and hi...
18:51, 05/27/2019

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 apparently has no plans to be left out.Read more......
00:51, 05/28/2019

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who clings on despite promising to...
10:00, 05/28/2019

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" as many people as possible is facing years in pr...
14:00, 07/17/2019

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 results are expected overnight....
19:51, 05/26/2019

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 the novice politician a stronger mandate for drivin...
07:51, 07/21/2019

'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 is expected to be one of the city's largest protes...
15:34, 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 is expected to be one of the city's largest......
16:17, 06/04/2019

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 media....
07:51, 07/22/2019

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 seized power from an elected government while he was ar...
20:00, 06/05/2019

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-run telecom operators provide free services to......
16:17, 06/26/2019

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 end to free research in the country....
19:17, 07/02/2019

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29%...
04:17, 07/22/2019

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), which carried out the deadly suicide attacks on......
21:17, 05/20/2019

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 irregularities in the March 24 elections....
21:00, 06/05/2019

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 Economic Zones (Amendment) bill 2019 are expected to be.....
09:00, 06/26/2019

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 Kong faced a tense calm on Tuesday as clean-up operat...
21:00, 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), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the ...
18:17, 07/02/2019

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 groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The...
02:17, 07/03/2019

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, forgot to sign the parliament register and got to...
15:00, 06/17/2019

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 balloting....
02:00, 07/04/2019

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 industry observers and global technology companies to rea...
00:00, 05/09/2019

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....
21:00, 05/26/2019

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 months....
12:00, 06/28/2019

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 an Iranian mother and foreign father. Currently, c...
19:17, 05/12/2019

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 election....
22:51, 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 novice politician a broader mandate for driving ch...
15:00, 07/21/2019

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 months....
03:00, 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 departure of the ruling elite....
00:34, 07/11/2019

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 in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his elec...
19:00, 05/21/2019

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 this morning....
10:34, 07/13/2019

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 international alliance of nationalists and right-winge...
23:00, 05/28/2019

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 challenge to Beijing, amid widespread anger over......
18:34, 07/01/2019

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 serves as the home of the United Kingdom's prime minis...
22:51, 07/06/2019

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the gove...
06:34, 06/18/2019

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 marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the amb...
18:51, 05/29/2019

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 away from Georgia’s parliament building and off...
06:17, 06/21/2019

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 former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap e...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
07:34, 07/02/2019

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says BRUSSELS (AP) — Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says....
06:17, 05/27/2019

Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4% WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%....
23:00, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed and ransacked on the anniversary of the city's 199...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wednesday....
01:51, 05/16/2019

Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government....
23:51, 05/29/2019

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister....
19:17, 06/05/2019

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....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Westminster terror accused 'wanted to kill as many people as possible when he drove at police outside Parliament' An alleged terrorist wanted to kill as many people as possible when he drove at cyclists and police outside the Houses of Parliament, a court has heard....
14:51, 07/08/2019

The Londoner: Warning of 'death trap' Parliament Palace of Westminster a danger / David Miliband criticizes Corbyn for book intro / Ruby Wax on Trump / Jeremy Hunt to announce Nigerian Oyster card deal...
13:34, 05/03/2019

"Radhe-Radhe", Says Hema Malini After Taking Oath In Parliament Hema Malini concluded her oath with "Radhe Radhe! Krishnam Vande, Jagat Guru". This was followed by thumping of the tables and chanting of "Radhe Radhe" in the House....
16:17, 06/18/2019

What Happens Next in Brexit? Brexit day came and went on March 29 and the U.K. is still in the European Union. The drawn-out saga of Britain’s departure from the bloc was thrown into disarray by the U.K. Parliament’s repeated rej...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Grenfell survivors beam damning message onto Parliament: 'This building still hasn't kept its promises' Survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire have projected a damning message on to the Houses of Parliament two years on from the devastating blaze....
08:51, 06/18/2019

Has Brexit saved the Lib Dems? The Lib Dems have made an extraordinary comeback in 2019 because of their anti-Brexit stance. The Observer political editor, Toby Helm, discusses whether the party is here to stay. And: Oliver Wainwri...
04:34, 07/18/2019

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Trump can help the UK out of the Brexit madness The slow motion resignation of long-since powerless British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is embarrassingly clinging to office until after President Trump’s state visit, is "interesting" in both sen...
14:17, 06/03/2019

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately...
03:34, 06/27/2019

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
05:00, 06/19/2019

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet re...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Brexit talks collapse Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal....
19:17, 05/18/2019

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister....
06:17, 06/20/2019

Brexit: Will New Broom Sweep Clean? UK's new prime minister faces the daunting Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Can highly favored Boris Johnson cut a deal or will his tenure as PM be short-lived?...
18:00, 07/22/2019

‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Snare for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
12:00, 05/24/2019

New UK PM will not change Brexit deal: EU's Juncker The stalled EU-UK divorce treaty will not change with the arrival of a new prime minister in London, the outgoing head of the European Union's executive said on Tuesday....
19:34, 06/11/2019

UK PM May Says She Will Leave Disappointed After Brexit Failure British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union.....
22:00, 07/12/2019

With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also open the door to Downing Street for her to become prim...
17:51, 06/11/2019

EU citizens in UK have their say on Brexit in European vote LONDON (AP) — Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn’t have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She’s determined to have her ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next election?...
15:34, 06/05/2019