News that the Queen will be dressing down for the State Opening of Parliament after cancelling Garter Day has triggered renewed speculation about her health.
Brussels, April 28, 2017--Macedonian police and prosecutors should swiftly bring to justice those responsible for injuring at least two journalists and assaulting at least four others in last night's storming of the parliament building, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Nationalist demonstrators, many of them wearing masks and...
TIRANA (Reuters) - Albania's Socialist party used its majority in parliament to force through the election of a new president of the Balkan country on Friday, leaving its politics polarized as the opposition maintains a two-month-old boycott.
The United States on Friday strongly condemned chaotic violence in Macedonia's parliament and called on authorities "to hold accountable" those responsible. "Violence has no place in the democratic process," the State Department said in a statement, adding "we urge all parties to remain calm" and respect the law. Show More Summary
Albania's parliament on Friday elected speaker Ilir Meta as the Balkan country's new president, a largely ceremonial post for which he was supported by the governing Socialist party. A former prime minister and leader of the Socialist...Show More Summary
Macedonia has fallen back into political crisis, a chapter frighteningly illustrated by images of protesters rushed into parliament and leaving several lawmakers bloodied. The country of just over 2 million … Click to Continue »
After masked protesters stormed Macedonia's parliament in the capital Skopje on Thursday evening to attack opposition lawmakers, Russia's foreign ministry has blamed the United States and the European Union for the political turmoil....Show More Summary
Macedonia Opposition leader, injured in Thursday's violence, shuns talks and brands attack on him as 'attempted murder'.
The Latest on the election of Albania's president (all times local): 6:09 p.m. The Albanian Parliament has elected its leader as the country's new president. Lawmakers in the 140-seat body … Click to Continue »
Marine Le Pen’s National Front party claims its Eurosceptic platform is aimed at protecting workers. But in the European Parliament, critics say the French far-right party has done everything to scuttle workers' rights.
SKOPJE (Reuters) - A day after protesters stormed Macedonia's parliament and left him with blood running down his face, Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev said on Friday he was confident of forming a government despite vehement opposition from nationalists.
The West urges calm amid fears a political crisis could trigger ethnic violence.
The Iraqi Parliament has delegated to its Defense Committee the task of leading an inquiry into the most recent Turkish attacks. For several years, Turkey has been illegally keeping troops on Iraqi territory, just it has been doing done in Cyprus and Syria. Show More Summary
PODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenego's parliament ratified the country's membership agreement with NATO on Friday, taking the tiny former Yugoslav republic one step closer to becoming the 29th member of the Atlantic alliance.
British police warned Friday they were facing an "increased level of terrorist activity", the day after a knifeman was arrested near parliament and a woman was shot in a separate police raid. Just weeks after the attack on the Houses...Show More Summary
Albanian Parliament speaker Ilir Meta is expected to be elected as the country's new president in a parliamentary vote. Meta's nomination on Friday has been formally supported by the main … Click to Continue »
Macedonia's rival political parties traded blame Friday for an eruption of violence in the unstable Balkan country's parliament which left scores of people injured. The chaos in Skopje broke out on Thursday evening, with dozens of nationalist...Show More Summary
In two separate operations, U.K. authorities arrested a man who was carrying knives near Parliament and carried out a raid that included tear gas and gunfire elsewhere in London.
A draft law would prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing the Islamic full-face veils at work.