MPs are concerned that Theresa May will present a vague, wishy-washy Brexit deal to Parliament in order to deter potential opponents from voting it down. However, Michel Barnier has reassured British MPs that the EU side wants any detail...Show More Summary
Voters go to the polls in Italy next week to choose a new Parliament. Political parties held rallies on Saturday ahead of the national elections on March 4. A far-right anti-immigration party called "Casa Pound" is on the rise in Italy and hoping to have a voice in the new government. Seth Doane reports.
May should balance one Brexit concession with another This is what Brexit was about: the right of Britain’s democratically elected MPs to take their own decisions free from the interference of Brussels (or, indeed, anybody else). Or perhaps not. Understandably, some pro-Leave MPs are so incandescent at the prospect that the Trade Bill might be […]
Vice President Pence told the Israeli Parliament last month that a new U.S. Embassy to Israel would open in Jerusalem before the end of 2019.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Leaders of the European Union's member states agreed on Friday to resist a push to have the EU chief executive determined by voting in elections to the European Parliament and aim to keep their collective control over the post.
Ankara dismisses Dutch parliament's overwhelming majority vote to recognise First World War killings as genocide.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's biggest political party in parliament on Friday endorsed President Joko Widodo as its candidate for elections in 2019, joining four other parties backing him for a second term.
Brexiteers dismiss concerns about Northern Ireland. European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani could be Italy's next prime minister.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires on Friday to complain about the Netherlands parliament recognizing the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 as genocide, the Turkish foreign ministry sai...
Anna Gabriel, a pro-independence former member of the Catalan parliament, says she has not sought to flee justice in choosing Swiss exile, but on the contrary wants to see justice done. "I have not abandoned the Spanish state by choice. Show More Summary
The Greek parliament voted on Thursday to investigate politicians, including former prime ministers, over allegations of bribery from the Swiss drugmaker Novartis. Kate King reports. Video provided by Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African minister inadvertently misled parliament when she said a local consultancy firm linked to business friends of former President Jacob Zuma had no contracts with state power utility Eskom, a anti-graft watchdog said on Thursday.
Although there have always been strong opinions on either side of the circumcision debate, for parents living in Iceland, it may become a very one-sided discussion. Recently, a bill put forth by the Progressive Party in Parliament seeks...Show More Summary
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a motion recognizing as genocide the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915.
The head of Creative Scotland has apologised to Parliament for screwing up this year’s handouts. ‘We can’t let this happen again,’ she said. So she gets to keep her job. Read on here.
Brussels, February 22, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed a call from members of the European Parliament on Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans to introduce a new European Union directive to stop abusive lawsuits against critical journalists....
Greece's parliament on Thursday launched a probe into claims that nearly a dozen senior politicians received bribes from or helped promote Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis during their term in office. After an overnight debate, aShow More Summary
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has delayed signing a draft law that would allow parliament to crack down on criticism aimed at its members or the legislature, suggesting it could undermine the quality of the country's democracy.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's parliament voted early on Thursday to set up a committee that will investigate politicians, including former prime ministers, over allegations of bribery by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis.
By Mohamed Junayd MALE (Reuters) - Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency sought by President Abdulla Yameen who cited an ongoing national security threat and constitutional crisis.Show More Summary