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| 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 ...

| Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory

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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

Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as election too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's hopes of securing a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister are on hold for the moment after early results showed a tight election race with his main rival on Tuesday....
23:00, 04/28/2019

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

Turkey election board rejects opposition bids to annul Erdogan's 2018 election victory Turkey's High Election Board (YSK) has rejected bids by opposition parties to annul all votes in the Istanbul local elections, as well as last year's nationwide elections, broadcaster NTV said on Mond...
16:51, 05/13/2019

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

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possi...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” ...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Netanyahu vows to win Israeli snap election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his conservative Likud party would win a snap Israeli election called after he missed a deadline to form a coalition government....
00:34, 05/30/2019

In Defeat for Netanyahu, Israel Moves to Hold New Election After the election in April, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But his efforts ran aground on a power struggle among his potential partners....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government 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...
06:17, 05/30/2019

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline In a stunning development, Israel’s parliament voted to break itself up early Thursday, sending the country to a second election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a c...
06:17, 05/30/2019

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a Wednesday midnight deadline...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to ...
02:34, 05/30/2019

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu fails to form coalition – video Israel is facing a new election after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. It's the first time in the country's history that a general election has failed to produce...
15:51, 05/30/2019

Israel faces second election in months as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midni...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
17:34, 05/29/2019

Netanyahu threatens to call fresh election as coalition talks falter Israeli PM needs support of religious and nationalist parties to form governmentBenjamin Netanyahu has played a last-minute gambit to persuade politicians to help him form a government, threatening to...
19:17, 05/27/2019

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

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu misses deadline to form governing coalition Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midni...
00:34, 05/30/2019

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

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inab...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Israel will hold unprecedented second election after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a governing coalition Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday after Netanyahu failed to form a government ahead of a midnight deadline, despite his Likud party winning the largest number of seats in Apr...
01:00, 05/30/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ANC coasting to victory in South African election The African National Congress was set to easily win South Africa's election on Saturday but with a lower vote share reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrench...
12:51, 05/11/2019

Morrison thanks Australians for surprise election victory SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked “all Australians” for returning his conservative coalition to power in a shock general election result, and has vowed to get straigh...
06:17, 05/19/2019

Australia's Conservatives Win Surprise Election Victory Australia’s conservative government eked out a surprise victory in national elections after voters in resource-rich districts turned against center-left opponents who had put climate change at the hea...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Greek conservatives on course for landslide election victory New Democracy will oust leftist Syriza and win outright majority, exit polls suggestGreece’s opposition conservatives are on track to return to power by a landslide and unseat leftists blamed for push...
18:51, 07/07/2019

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

Australia's Conservative Government On Way To "Miracle" Election Victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes......
05:00, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his BJP party, have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, says DW...
17:51, 05/23/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo v...
08:00, 05/16/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday. With 99.9% of ...
13:34, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday....
15:00, 05/11/2019

Mauritanian president’s candidate claims election victory NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — The candidate chosen by Mauritania’s outgoing president has claimed victory only hours after polls closed. Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani is a retired general who served...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Vladimir Putin Congratulates PM Modi On Election Victory Election Result 2019: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his BJP in the parliamentary elections and expressed his......
14:17, 05/23/2019

Australian PM Morrison celebrates unexpected election victory Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government had delivered a miracle result in Saturday's election where it unexpectedly looks set to retain office, saying the victory was for the "qui...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Australia's conservative government on course for 'miracle' election victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes an...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Election Results 2019: KCR Congratulates PM Modi On NDA victory Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the landslide electoral victory....
12:17, 05/23/2019

Bhutanese King Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi was called by his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections....
15:17, 05/24/2019

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to official projections....
21:34, 07/07/2019

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy...
17:51, 05/23/2019

President Joko Widodo Declares Victory In Indonesia Election Indonesia's Joko Widodo declared victory in presidential elections to lead the world's third-biggest democracy after the release of official poll results on Tuesday, as his rival repeated claims of......
09:00, 05/21/2019

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst performance since it swept to power a quarter of a cent...
14:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election victory in downtown Johannesburg Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate their party's victory in last week's election despite a lo...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Imran Khan Dials PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Election Victory Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to congratulate him on his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections. The foreign ministry said PM Modi thanked Imran......
16:34, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Modi’s party claims victory in Indian election NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India’s general elections results (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party have declared victory as an ongoing vote-count sho...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Istanbul to re-do mayoral election after victory tossed out for Erdogan opponents Istanbul will hold a do-over of its mayoral election on Sunday, after authorities threw out the results of a March victory for opponents of Turkey’s strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The...
06:17, 06/23/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi’s party claims re-election victory NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another fiv...
15:00, 05/23/2019

India election: counting begins with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term Counting has begun in India of more than 600 million votes cast in the country’s mara...
06:51, 05/23/2019

Australia's ruling Coalition claims election victory in major upset Scott Morrison’s government set to hang on to power despite polls predicting his demise It was billed as the climate change election, and the climate lost.Despite enduring its hottest year on record a...
06:34, 05/19/2019

Indonesia court upholds President Widodo's victory in April election Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday confirmed the victory of President Joko Widodo in April's presidential election, dismissing accusations of cheating by rival Prabowo Subianto....
17:17, 06/27/2019

Australia’s conservative government headed for ‘miracle’ general election victory The results upended pre-election polls which predicted a Labor victory, though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority....
18:17, 05/18/2019

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prime Minister after adopting a hardline stance on immi...
04:17, 06/06/2019

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
11:17, 05/21/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of final results coming later in the day....
18:34, 05/11/2019

'The future has won,' says Spain's Socialist party leader after election victory – video report Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez looks set to regain power after his Socialist party overcame a historic challenge by rightwing nationalists in the country's general election. The far-right party ...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Pakistan PM Khan congratulates India's Modi on election victory, calls for peace Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated India's Narendra Modi on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)....
15:00, 05/23/2019

White House Report Card: Trump’s approval equal to 2016 Election Day victory With an improving economy and employment going up, President Trump has hit the same approval rating he had when he was first elected in 2016, buoying his supporters eager for a second term....
23:17, 05/11/2019

Official count gives President Widodo victory in Indonesian election, opposition claim cheating Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission's official count sa...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
22:17, 06/23/2019

NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Australia's conservative coalition scores stunning political victory in general election, defies polls forecasting loss Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied polls and scored a stunning political victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, with the main opposition party officially conceding the de...
22:34, 05/18/2019

New Congressman from Pennsylvania sworn-in Republican Fred Keller is the newest member of the U.S. Congress. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swore him in on Monday. Keller won a special election for a U.S. House seat from Pennsylvania last m...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Ukraine’s new president set to be sworn in next week MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election. The Supreme Rada on Thursday voted overwh...
12:17, 05/16/2019

New US Secret Service director sworn in James M. Murray was sworn in Wednesday as the new director of the U.S. Secret Service following the departure of the agency’s former leader last month....
04:51, 05/02/2019

New citizens to be sworn in on Fourth of July TUCSON – Just in time for the Independence Day, a judge will swear in 20 new citizens in Tucson. The ceremony will take place Thursday, July 4th at Saguaro National Park. Judge Bruce Macdonald w...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majorit...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majorit...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities....
23:00, 05/28/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian par...
12:51, 05/20/2019

New Austrian chancellor sworn in with interim government BERLIN (AP) — Brigitte Bierlein, until now the head of Austria’s top court, has been sworn in as the country’s new chancellor at the head of an interim government that will serve until aft...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist ...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Pendarovski sworn in as new North Macedonia president Stevo Pendarovski has been sworn in as the new president of North Macedonia, promising he will serve all citizens in a deeply divided society and will lobby European Union leaders to approve the start...
16:34, 05/12/2019

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Micha...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria’s president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a video scandal surrounding its leader...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Arjun Ram Meghwal: Former Bureaucrat Sworn In As Minister Of State Former IAS officer Arjun Ram Meghwal defeated his cousin, an ex-IPS officer, in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections to make it to the Parliament....
22:51, 05/30/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
15:34, 05/20/2019

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister NEW DELHI (AP) — Narendra Modi was sworn in for a second term as India’s prime minister on Thursday after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 bil...
16:51, 05/30/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the final years of its interna...
14:34, 07/08/2019

US Air Force General Tod Wolters sworn in as NATO commander BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters has been sworn in as the top military officer of the 29-nation NATO military alliance. The former pilot, who has served in Afghanistan and Iraq, b...
12:00, 05/03/2019

TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president....
12:51, 05/20/2019

El Salvador's president sworn in, ending 2-party dominance Youthful businessman Nayib Bukele has assumed the presidency of El Salvador, ending more than a quarter century of two-party dominance in the crime-plagued Central America nation....
03:17, 06/02/2019

Cattleman Laurentino Cortizo sworn in as Panama’s president Cattleman Laurentino Cortizo has been sworn in as Panama’s new president, saying he will work during his five-year term to boost the economy and bring transparency in contracting for public works proj...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
20:17, 05/25/2019

India's Narendra Modi sworn in for second term as prime minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term as India's prime minister Thursday after a landslide victory last week for his Bharatiya Janata Party....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Pema Khandu, Sworn In As Chief Minister, Ensured BJP's Win In Arunachal Pema Khandu, sworn as Chief Minister on Wednesday, occupies a special place in Arunachal Pradesh politics as one of the major strategists in ensuring that the BJP's lotus blooms in the northeastern......
23:00, 05/29/2019

| WATCH: India's Modi sworn in ahead of unveiling new government India's prime minister Narendra Modi has launched his historic second term at a solemn ceremony in front of cheering supporters, as he prepared to unveil a drastically revamped Hindu nationalist gover...
21:00, 05/30/2019

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea's prime minister Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country's new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O'Neill last week....
13:17, 05/30/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder las...
17:51, 06/15/2019

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O’Neil...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
04:17, 05/21/2019

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
20:51, 05/29/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
14:51, 05/25/2019

Jagan Reddy Sworn In As Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, KCR, Stalin Attend Jagan Mohan Reddy, who led his party to a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh, took oath as the Chief Minister of the state on Thursday in the presence of nearly 30,000 people. He is the second Chief....
09:51, 05/30/2019

Chicago Win: Lori Lightfoot to be Sworn in as Mayor; Rahm Emanuel Jumps in Cop's Pocket and Disappears Lori Lightfoot is set to become the first openly gay, African-American woman to serve as Chicago’s 56th mayor when she is sworn in on Monday, and Wintrust Arena will be filled to capacity—with all 8,0...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Ex-heavy metal drummer Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch fame sworn in as Indiana reserve officer Musician and former Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is joining his “brothers” in blue as a way to give back to his home state of Indiana....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Is Netanyahu Toast? Benjamin Netanyahu has rebounded from so many political defeats that he is called a magician. This time, the Israeli prime minister may not have another rabbit in his hat....
12:17, 06/01/2019

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss....
00:00, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Election board orders Istanbul election redone The Latest on disputed mayoral elections in Turkey (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says the country's highest electoral body has ruled for a rerun of the Istanbul mayoral e...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted.....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have...
17:00, 05/27/2019

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensi...
15:51, 06/09/2019

Israel won't let Iran get nuclear weaponry: Netanyahu Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weaponry, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, reiterating a long-held Israeli position after Tehran announced it was scaling back some of ...
10:51, 05/08/2019

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a trade mission to Israel. DeSantis had high praise for...
00:17, 05/31/2019

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft can fly anywhere in the Middle East....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netany...
21:17, 06/01/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corrup...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
23:17, 06/10/2019

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights a...
02:51, 05/31/2019

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibilit...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Netanyahu's July hearing on possible indictment delayed to October Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received on Wednesday a three-month delay, until October, for a hearing to argue against the attorney-general's plan to indict him on graft charges....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
00:34, 05/26/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Jared Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-a...
22:34, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu’s lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected. Attorney Amit Had...
22:51, 06/10/2019

Former Israeli PM Barak stages return to ‘topple Netanyahu’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak has announced he is returning to politics and is forming a new party that will aim to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcom...
18:51, 06/26/2019

"Well Done, Friend," Israel's Netanyahu Tweets To PM Modi In Hindi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a stellar win in Lok Sabha elections, has received a congratulatory message from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the electoral victory....
12:17, 05/23/2019

Netanyahu orders ‘massive strikes’ against militants in Gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered “massive strikes” against Hamas militants and the Islamic Jihad in Gaza as cross-border fighting continued into a third day Sunday –...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Netanyahu shows off Trump’s map of Israel with Golan Heights JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-d...
21:34, 05/30/2019

Read the Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with TIME correspondents Brian Bennett and Joseph Hincks at his residence in Jerusalem on June 25. The following excerpts from the conversation have ...
01:17, 07/14/2019

Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing postponed till October JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general says he has postponed a scheduled pre-indictment hearing for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by three months. Attorney General Avichai Mandeblit̵...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel must hold new national elections, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to create a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
00:51, 05/30/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of co...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending the state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence, despite a full-time chef having been employed to cook. A plea bargain saw her avoiding ...
12:51, 06/16/2019

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sar...
15:34, 06/16/2019

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and ca...
13:17, 05/30/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office con...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the...
18:51, 07/11/2019

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call...
15:17, 05/29/2019

Israel’s Knesset taps Netanyahu’s pick for state comptroller JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the em...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Israel in Uncharted Territory as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
16:51, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu set for fifth term as Israel's leader as rival concedes defeat Benjamin Netanyahu was on course to secure a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister after his main election rival conceded defeat on Wednesday evening....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government before a midnight deadline....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu ally says West Bank-Gaza corridor ‘irrelevant’ A minister and close ally of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu challenges a component of the Trump administration’s plan for Middle East peace...
14:51, 06/23/2019

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ballot remained deadlocked....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections Into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from ...
21:34, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu welcomes Bahrain meeting, Israeli ex-general to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Tuesday a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain, and a source said a former Israeli general would be among the participants....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to ...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new el...
04:17, 05/30/2019

Sara Netanyahu Cuts Plea Deal in Catering Case The wife of Israel’s prime minister was accused of misusing about $100,000 in public funds. The prime minister’s own corruption case still looms over his run for another term....
15:17, 06/12/2019

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a m...
02:17, 05/30/2019

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast pe...
16:51, 05/30/2019

Israel's Knesset taps Netanyahu's pick for state comptroller Israel's parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader....
16:00, 06/03/2019

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. president threatened to "substantially" increase sancti...
20:34, 07/11/2019

Netanyahu's decade-long rule in doubt as coalition talks falter Israeli PM has until midnight to form government but no breakthrough in sightBenjamin Netanyahu has until midnight to form a new ruling coalition or face the possible end of his decade of leadership o...
14:17, 05/29/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife takes plea deal in fraud case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, agreed Wednesday to cop a plea to settle allegations she misused some $100,000 of state funds on fancy catered meals. The State Attorney’s...
19:17, 06/12/2019

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
05:17, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no ja...
12:17, 06/16/2019

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight de...
12:00, 05/30/2019

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a political car...
00:17, 06/11/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap e...
14:17, 05/29/2019

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds Prime minister’s wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12,000 fine Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, has been convicted of illegally misusing thousands of pounds of...
16:51, 06/16/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets more time to form new government Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two week extension to form a new governing coalition after Netanyahu had requested more time, citing the Jewish h...
08:51, 05/14/2019

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Netanyahu Inaugurates 'Trump Heights', Israel's Newest Town On Golan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his first steps Sunday to express his gratitude to President Donald Trump, unveiling, at a specially convened cabinet meeting, a plaque marking the spot....
05:00, 06/17/2019

New York Times condemned for anti-Semitic Netanyahu, Trump cartoon The condemnation for the New York Times continued on Sunday after the newspaper’s international print editions ran an anti-Semitic cartoon depicting Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in l...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Under threat of indictment, Netanyahu’s supporters are pushing bill to give him immunity Knesset members could not be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in, unless immunity is waived by the parliament, a draft of the measure said....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret ...
00:51, 07/03/2019

Netanyahu's wife admits misusing state money for luxury meals The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted to misusing state funds to pay for luxury restaurant meals, despite employing a full-time chef at home....
19:51, 06/16/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Wife Convicted Of Misusing Public Funds An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which dropped more severe charges....
18:00, 06/16/2019

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
20:17, 05/28/2019

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying con...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court ...
19:34, 06/16/2019

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Sara Netanyahu signs plea deal in private chef case; to repay $15K Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's prime minister, signed a plea deal Wednesday for ordering prepared meals at taxpayers' expense, the Israeli Justice Ministry said....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, comparing the regime's activities to the Nazi occupat...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
06:34, 05/26/2019

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charge...
02:51, 05/26/2019

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
19:34, 06/16/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
01:17, 05/27/2019

Netanyahu’s struggle to form a coalition spells trouble for Kushner’s Mideast peace plan President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, might have to shelve his long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace due to a dispute in Jerusalem that's put Benjamin Netanyahu's political future at ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's eff...
23:51, 05/27/2019

New York Times apologizes again for 'offensive' Trump, Netanyahu cartoon that 'included anti-Semitic tropes' The New York Times Opinion section issued a second apology Sunday over a cartoon of President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu which was called offensive because of "anti-Semitic tr...
03:34, 04/29/2019

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, accord...
00:17, 06/13/2019

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
19:17, 06/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana...
07:34, 06/12/2019

Netanyahu inaugurates ‘Trump Heights,’ Israel’s newest town on the Golan Heights The new community is located on the occupied Golan Heights, which was recognized by the president as being part of Israel in a move last March that upended decades of U.S. foreign policy....
19:00, 06/16/2019

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

|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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 challenge such a move i...
12:17, 07/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

"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

'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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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