New York, December 3, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by a new state secrets bill before the Japanese parliament, which, if passed, would broaden the government's power to determine which information can be kept secret....
The Guardian has published only one percent of the leaked documents it received from former NSA contractor and famed leaker Edward Snowden, the newspaper’s editor said Tuesday. Alan Rusbridger, appearing before British Parliament, said...Show More Summary
We love this first glimpse of @arusbridger at the Parliament hearing. Watch here http://t.co/7RevOAqJtW pic.twitter.com/KhHXekX1w8 — HuffPost Media (@HuffPostMedia) December 3, 2013 On Tuesday, Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger went before a anti-terrorism hearing in the House of Commons. There, … Read more
(NAIROBI, Kenya) — About 300 journalists and civil rights activists marched to parliament and the president’s office Tuesday in Kenya’s capital to protest what they say is an attempt by lawmakers to stifle criticism by pressuring journalists with monetary fines. Show More Summary
Only 1 percent of the files leaked by Edward Snowden have been published by the London-based newspaper The Guardian, according to the paper’s editor. Speaking before Members of Parliament on the Home Affairs Select Committee, Alan Rusbridger...Show More Summary
Thousands of Ukrainians massed outside parliament Tuesday as lawmakers debated a no-confidence motion against the government after its scrapping of a deal with the EU prompted the largest protests in nearly a decade. The government favors aligning itself with Russia. Russian President Putin says the protesters are challenging the legitimate government.
Ukrainians continue to fight for 'true independence' despite failure of no-confidence motion Briefing LAST UPDATED AT 16:16 ON Tue 3 Dec 2013 The Ukrainian government has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament today, but chantsShow More Summary
By Marc Chandler: The European Union is gradually moving to a compromise on the Single Resolution Mechanism. It is intended to be agreed up before the end of the year to give the European Parliament time to debate and eventually accept it prior to the run-up to the May elections. Show More Summary
Parliament rejects plan to oust prime minister as anti-government protests escalate, leaving the two sides in deadlock.
Ukraine Sends Delegation to Discuss EU Deal amid Protests Top News: Protests in Kiev, Ukraine, continued outside of the country's parliament today. Opposition lawmakers introduced a vote of no confidence after more han a week of protests turned violent over the weekend. Show More Summary
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's opposition failed Tuesday to force out the government with a no-confidence vote in parliament, leaving the country's high political tensions unresolved.
The Ukraine government lives to govern another day: Despite an attempt by the opposition to force it out, it survived a no-confidence vote in parliament today, the AP reports. But that just means massive tension remains, as hundreds of thousands of protesters line the streets of Kiev to demonstrate against...
No-confidence vote at parliament breaks into shouting and shoving match between members of rival political parties.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday opened a high-tension session in which the opposition aims to put forward a vote of no-confidence in the government in the wake of both the president's shelving an agreement with the European Union and police violence against demonstrators protesting that decision.
(KIEV, Ukraine) — Thousands of demonstrators are outside the Ukrainian parliament shouting “revolution” as the legislature opens a session that could bring a vote of no-confidence in the government. The parliament is to start its session...Show More Summary
A driver was stuck in a traffic jam on the road near the Parliament building in N Delhi. Nothing was moving. Suddenly a man knocks on the window. The driver rolls down the window and asks, “What’s going on?” “Terrorists … Continue reading ?
The ABC has a warning to all those Canberrans who feed the beast that Parliament might be made to death march through the holiday period to put some heat into the Coalitions debt ceiling and carbon tax plans: He [Tony Abbott] raised the prospect of bringing Parliament back on December 16 for an extra week of [...]
Thought ACTA was dead? While the EU Parliament may have strongly rejected it, and even with the EU Commission (who negotiated it) admitting that ACTA is dead, a variety of other countries still did sign on to the agreement. And, now,...Show More Summary
After 12 days of protests, Parliament has scheduled a no-confidence vote for Tuesday. Demonstrators in the Ukraine are furious at their president for scrapping a trade deal with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia...
Israel’s parliament is considering a bill to allow same-sex couples to claim the same tax deductions given to heterosexual parents. The Ministerial Committee on Legislation, which serves as a precursor for measures heading to parliament, approved the proposal Sunday, Haaretz reports. Show More Summary