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Pakistani Politician Fazal-ur-Rehman Blames Women in Jeans for Earthquakes (Video)

In 2011 Pakistani politician Maulana Fazlur Rehman offered prayers in parliament for Osama Bin Laden after news of his death. This week Maulana Fazlur Rehman blamed women in jeans for earthquakes around the world. Rehman also blamed immodest women for … Continue reading ?

Iranian artist Farghadani, who drew parliament as animals, sentenced to 12-plus years

ATENA FARGHADANI has just been sentenced for, in effect, drawing Iranian leaders as monkeys and cows. Given the absurd ruling, perhaps she should have drawn the rule of draconian law, and her legal proceedings, as a kangaroo court instead.Read full article >>

Ex-FIFA VP's Defense Strategy: Cite the Onion

When defending yourself against allegations of corruption, it's best to have your facts straight. Unfortunately for Jack Warner, former vice president of FIFA and member of Parliament in Trinidad, that means avoiding what CNN calls a "spectacular public relations own-goal": gathering evidence from satirical paper the Onion. The 72-year-old, one...

#Redacted: “One thing you can not do is silence the national parliament…”

16 hours agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Just to bring you up to date with what they are now calling the redacted crisis (see our report on Friday), here’s a fascinating three way conversation between RTE presenter Richard Crowley, Denis O’Brien’s spokesman James Morrissey, and Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin. It seems to me there’s a few things worth noting. There’s a more...

European Parliament Takes Evidence From Luxleaks Whistleblower

The European Parliament Special Committee on Tax Rulings is set to grill the man behind the Luxleaks scandal in which over 300 global firms were exposed to be using the Duchy of Luxembourg to aggressively avoid paying full taxes within Europe.

Veil Lifts off Transgender Turkey as Trans Candidate Runs for Parliament

Turkey is a Muslim country where the very existence of transgender people, only now coming out of the shadows, is endangered. read more

Greg Hunt on Australia's emissions progress, RET legislation timetable

VIDEO: The Environment minister addresses questions about Australia's emissions targets for 2020 and beyond, and says the Renewable Energy Target changes should be through parliament by June 30.

VIDEO: Hunt on emissions progress, RET legislation timetable

Watch: Environment minister Greg Hunt says the RET should be through parliament by June 30.

Russia-China Alliance ‘Main Failure’ of Obama Administration – Lawmaker

Washington’s major mistake could be the emerging alliance between Russia and China, which could pose a threat to the United States and NATO, head of the foreign affairs committee of the lower house of Russia's parliament Alexei Pushkov said in an interview with the Izvestia newspaper.

Venezuela parliament chief: will sue in U.S., Spain over drugs reporting

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan parliament chief Diosdado Cabello said in an interview on Sunday that he plans to file lawsuits in Spain and the United States following media reports that link him and other top officials to cocaine trafficking and money laundering.

Italy voting on Sunday in test for PM Renzi's reform agenda

ROME (Reuters) - Italians went to the polls on Sunday in local elections that are the biggest test for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi since his center-left Democratic Party (PD) triumphed in a vote for the European parliament a year ag...

EU Parliament's Greens Slam Russian Travel Ban List

The European Greens/European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA) group in the European Parliament came down hard Sunday on Russia's list barring 89 EU officials from entering Russia.

Imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini's Wife Urges Officials in Europe to Raise His Case With Iran

Naghmeh, the wife of U.S. Pastor Saeed Abedini, recently traveled to Europe and urged officials there, including at the European Parliament, to raise the case of her husband, who has been in a jail in Iran for his Christian faith. Most officials promptly called for Saeed's release.

New dispensation or World Bank II?

MPs seek assurances about Brics bank before Pariament signs treaty to ratify its establishment ||| Cape Town - Parliament is set to sign on the dotted line ratifying a treaty to establish the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa...Show More Summary

Rifi brands all MPs who skip presidential election sessions ‘Traitors’

Lebanon Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi  said in a press interview on Saturday that he considers as “traitor” all members of parliament  who fails to attend the parliamentary sessions aiming at electing a new head of state. “Anyone who does not take part in the sessions to elect a president is a traitor. The vacuum has […]

Georgia Expresses Sympathy to Ukrainian People Over Saakashvili Appointment

Davit Saganelidze, the leader of the parliamentary majority the Georgia's parliament, has expressed his sympathy to the people of Ukraine over Mikhail Saakashvili's appointment as governor of Odessa, calling the appointment a "serious mistake" by Ukrainian authorities.

European Parliament Ignores Concerns Over EU-US Free Trade Deal

Helmut Scholz, a German member of the European Parliament, said that the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade ignores the opinions of other committees and hundreds of thousands of EU citizens who oppose the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Better Late

Despite having virtually nothing to say about the benefits system during the lifetime of the last Westminster Parliament, the Labour Party seems finally to have woken up to the fact that voters are in favour of change and a progressive system that provides people with a 'hand up' rather than a long-term 'hand out'. Show More Summary

New Zealand Group Seeks Zero Tolerance for Pesticide Residues in Baby Food

A petition seeking zero tolerance for pesticide residues in baby food was discussed Friday by a committee of the New Zealand parliament, but members of the Primary Production Committee reportedly took no action on it. The Safe Food Campaign...Show More Summary

Canada Releases Full Video of Gunman Before He Ambushed Parliament Last Year

3 days agoNews : Vice News

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police released on Friday the remaining 18 seconds of a video Michael Zehaf-Bibeau recorded of himself before he shot and killed a soldier guarding a war memorial in Ottawa in October.

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