Greece’s parliament this month passed yet another round of austerity measures deemed necessary for it to continue receiving international bailout funds for its ailing economy. The latest cuts have spurred protests on the streets of Athens...Show More Summary
French president Francois Hollande is not bending to pressure by labor unions trying to force the government to retract unpopular labor laws that were recently forced through parliament. Unions have gone on strike in order to shut down...Show More Summary
Copenhagen controversial exhibition that portrays Brussels and Paris bombers as heroes like Joan of Arc lack baese on knowledge of two different understandings of martyrdom, Danish People’s Party member of Parliament told Sputnik on Friday.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution highlighting that the new EU-US "Privacy Shield" agreement on data handling is flawed and needs to be fine-tuned to protect the privacy of EU citizens.
Polish Member of the European Parliament Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that Poland has benefited from its EU membership by receiving subsidies but Warsaw's losses have outweighed the benefits.
The visiting vice-president of the Caribbean island nation said that Cuban parliamentary president Esteban Lazo Hernandez is set to fly to Russia in June.
Moscow and Tunis will carry out parliamentary delegations exchange in order to improve relations between the countries and promote mutual cooperation, the president of the Tunisian parliament told Sputnik.
After Sweden Democrats reneged on earlier pledges to make a last-ditch effort to stall the decision, the Swedish parliament effortlessly railroaded through an agreement which essentially allows NATO to deploy forces in Sweden and brings the non-aligned Nordic country yet another step closer to the alliance.
By Nader Habibi | (The Conversation) | – – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his policies are set to get a boost this week after voters elected a parliament that favors reform.…
Kenya's parliament approves changes to anti-doping legislation in the hope of avoiding a ban on its athletes attending the Olympic Games in Rio.
The “non-representative” interim goverment is an “insult to democracy,” according to members of Parliament.
The Canadian ambassador to Ireland, who was once hailed a hero in his homeland for bravery during a terror attack on the country's parliament, ditched diplomatic protocol on Thursday when he tackled a protester at an event near Dublin. Show More Summary
MORE LIKE THIS, PLEASE: Former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms grabs protester at Dublin commemoration. Canada’s ambassador to Ireland, best known for his role in shooting dead an armed assailant inside the Parliament buildings in 2014, has once again stepped into an apparent security breach. Kevin Vickers, the former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms, tackled a protester […]
In October 2014 Canadian hero Kevin Vickers, Sergeant-At-Arms of Parliament, shot the jihadist killer outside a parliament meeting. Vickers saved parliament... The post Kevin Vickers, Who Foiled Jihadist Attack on Canadian Parliament, Tackles Unhinged Protester in Ireland appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Wolfgang Gehrcke, member of the German parliament’s foreign affairs committee and deputy chairman of the parliamentary group Die Linke said that Turkey has a very strong interest in keeping well-educated refugees in Turkey.
Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Europe and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop stated that the Scottish government's position on the Brexit was clear - "being in the EU is far better for the people of Scotland than being out."
Nearly 2,800 active company directorships are held by politicians in Westminster, according to a book published on Thursday that sheds light on the financial interests of members of the houses of parliament. "Parliament Ltd: A journey...Show More Summary
A video of 25-year-old Syrian architect Nour Machlah delivering a moving speech defending refugees is garnering huge online attention and applause this week. At the European Parliament's Youth Event in France on Saturday, Machlah spoke...Show More Summary
The partially recognized republic's president and parliament speaker said that referendum on joining the Russian Federation will be held in South Ossetia in 2017.
Knut Fleckenstein, the vice-chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, stated that the elease of Ukrainian military officer Nadezhda Savchenko by the Russian authorities will contribute to improved cooperation between all sides for the implementation of the Minsk agreements.