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After Canceling The Order of the Garter is the Queen Feeling Her Age?

3 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

At least two journalists injured as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

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...

Albanian split deepens as Socialists force through election of president

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.

US condemns Macedonia parliament violence

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

Albanian MPs elect new president

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

A look at Macedonia's deepening political turmoil

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 »

Russia blames the U.S. after protesters storm Macedonia’s parliament

14 hours agoNews : BlogPost

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

Zaev calls attack in parliament 'attempted murder'

Macedonia Opposition leader, injured in Thursday's violence, shuns talks and brands attack on him as 'attempted murder'.

The Latest: Albanian Parliament elects leader as president

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 »

How Le Pen’s party obstructs EU moves to defend workers

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.

Bloodied Macedonian leftist expects to form government despite protests

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.

NATO, EU Rebuke Macedonia Over Parliament Violence

The West urges calm amid fears a political crisis could trigger ethnic violence.

The Iraqi Parliament investigates Turkish Aggression

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

Montenegro parliament ratifies NATO membership accord

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.

UK on heightened alert after terror arrests

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 Meta to be elected president

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 »

Rivals trade blame over Macedonia parliament violence

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

British Counter-Terrorism Police Shoot A Woman And Arrest 6 Suspects

20 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

German Parliament Passes Partial Burqa Ban

22 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

A draft law would prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing the Islamic full-face veils at work.

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