Greece is quickly turning into a nightmare for Europe. Syriza, the radical left-wing political party which won the Greek parliamentary elections over the weekend, surprised the EU b y challenging economic reforms as well as the sanctions...Show More Summary
By James M. Dorsey Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's efforts to lend legitimacy to parliamentary elections scheduled for this spring have gotten off to a murky start with the appointment of a controversial, reportedly...Show More Summary
Doug Bandow Greece’s parliamentary elections could reshape Europe. In voting for the radical left the Greek people have reinvigorated home rule and democracy across the continent. Greece has been in economic crisis seemingly for eternity. Show More Summary
The parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe said in a lengthy report that mass surveillance practices, as thoroughly detailed in many reports following the extensive Edward Snowden leaks, are a fundamental threat to human rights. Show More Summary
The voting process for the 2022 FIFA World Cup—scheduled to be held in Qatar—has been branded as “radically flawed” amid suggestions of bribery and corruption by the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe, prompting claims that...Show More Summary
While most of the country's citizens marked Australia Day with barbecues and beer, on January 26 a large group of protesters gathered on the steps of he nation's parliamentary buildings to mourn the continents colonization by whites....Show More Summary
``Amid the populist rhetoric that propelled the far-left Syriza party to victory in Greece's parliamentary elections, there's one idea that Germany in particular should take to heart: revive growth in the euro area by giving the hardest-hit countries a break on their debts... Show More Summary
Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to an improbable win in parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.
World markets are open again and in the wake of radical left wing party Syriza's landslide victory in Greece's parliamentary elections, the euro is getting slammed. Near 7:00 pm ET on Sunday night in New York, the euro was down to as...Show More Summary
After exit polls showed left-wing coalition Syriza handily winning Greece's parliamentary election on Sunday, a senior minister with the country's ruling center-right party publicly admitted defeat, the Associate Press reports. Read more...
Greece's far left party was projected to win a national parliamentary election in the eurozone country on Sunday, according to exit polls. Continue reading ? The post Exit polls show Greece’s anti-austerity party on course to win election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A Greek state TV exit poll is projecting that anti-bailout party Syriza has won today's parliamentary elections—in a historic first for a radical left wing party in Greece. But it's unclear whether Syriza has won a decisive enough victory over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' incumbent conservatives to govern alone....
On Thursday, January 22, having failed to win a pardon from the El Salvadoran justice system, a young woman won her freedom after a pardon was granted by El Salvador's Parliamentary Assembly, according to Amnesty International. The young...Show More Summary
A Greek state TV exit poll was projecting that anti-bailout party Syriza had won Sunday's parliamentary elections — in a historic first for a radical left-wing party in Greece. But it was unclear whether...
They're claiming it's the first EU referendum in 40 years. Two of the region's MPs and neighbouring parliamentary candidate, Tom Pursglove, have been polling three constituencies in Northamptonshire. And, hold the front page, the majority...Show More Summary
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Lebanon Health Minister Wael Abu Faour and MP Atef Majdalani hailed on Thursday the approval of a draft-law on food safety by the joint parliamentary committees, hoping for its swift approval by the parliament “The draft-law has become a reality and we would soon have a modern law that protects food,” said Majdalani during […]
The federal Liberal caucus is in London, this week, planning for the coming Parliamentary session – but also to wave the Grit flag, a bit, and try and recapture the Southwest Ontario strength the party once had under Jean Chretien. As such, Trudeau has done a lot of local media. And, as is always the […]
Was Owain Glyndwr's parliament a myth? Rhondda Labour MP Chris Bryant, doyen of parliamentary historians, think so. As part of the BBC's "Democracy Day" I appeared alongside Mr Bryant on a two-hour programme looking at democracy within and beyond the UK. My role was to summarise developments in Welsh governance through the ages. Show More Summary