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Mongolia's opposition MPP seen sweeping back to power in polls

ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - The main opposition Mongolian People's Party (MPP) appears to have swept back to power in parliamentary elections, Mongolian media said early on Thursday, after campaigning dominated by concern over slowing economic growth.

Heads of All Political Groups in PACE Support Russia Delegation's Return

Heads of all political groups in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) stand for the return of Russia's delegation to the organization, Alexei Pushkov, the Foreign Affairs Committee chairman in the lower house of the Russian parliament, said Wednesday.

Turkey Taking Measures on Syrian Border to Prevent Terrorists From Entering

Ankara is employing all the necessary measures to prevent terrorists from entering the country from Syria, the head of the Turkish delegation to Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC), Ramazan Can, said Wednesday.

PACE Should Not Have Mandate to Ban National Delegations - Russian Lawmaker

Russian parliament speaker Sergei Naryshkin said the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe should not have a mandate to deprive delegations of their rights.

Russia Crucial for Crushing Terrorism in Middle East - Turkish Envoy

Defeating terrorism in the Middle East is impossible without cooperation with Russia, Ramazan Can, the head of Turkey's delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, said Wednesday.

Istanbul Attack Confirms Need to Unite Efforts Against 'Terrible Evil'

Tuesday's attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport underlines the need for the entire world to unite efforts against terrorism, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament and head of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation said Wednesday.

The Greens Want To Invest $158 Million Into The Australian Games Industry

After a parliamentary inquiry agreed the video games industry in Australia was under-funded and worthy of more government support, Senator Scott Ludlum has announced that the Greens party will follow through on that support. If the Greens have their way, $158 million will be invested in the Australian games industry. More »      

There's discontent in Mongolia as the 'oasis of democracy' votes

Mongolians vote in parliamentary elections Wednesday with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation's crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. The Democratic Party could lose its majority in parliament, known as the State Great Khural,...

LIVE: Corbyn faces ‘no confidence’ vote today

Corbyn faces huge challenges from within the parliamentary party. Vote of no confidence set to occur this afternoon. Mass resignations from shadow cabinet, with more than 50 senior MPs leaving their positions in two days. Deputy leader...Show More Summary

In this week’s Hill Times: Stephen Harper – with a whimper, not a bang

And so it ends, not with a bang, but a whimper. Late last week, in a secluded part of Centre Block, staff were seen packing up Stephen Harper’s Parliamentary office.  Anyone wandering by could see the moving boxes and the packing tape, in plain view. Harper, the twenty-second Prime Minister of Canada, had cast his […]

Quick Takes: More Brexit Fallout

Apparently British Labour Party MP’s are not happy with their leader Jeremy Corbyn. At an extraordinary meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party in the House of Commons Monday, Jeremy Corbyn fought for his political life. MP after MP lined up to attack the Labour leader and demand his immediate resignation, according to several MPs... Read more »

UK PM Cameron To Tell Parliament "No Second Referendum" - Live Feed

In a much anticipated speech to The House of Commons, UK PM (for now) David Cameron is expected to tell his parliamentary peers that he and his cabinet agree there will be no second referendum as part of a formal statement on the Brexit vote. Show More Summary

Corbyn’s hanging on but for how long?

.@tom_watson – elected at the same time as Corbyn by a huge margin calls for him to quit. Wow — Joe Oliver (@joe_oliver) June 27, 2016 Labour parliamentary committee(shop steward MPs) meet 2pm then PLP tonight agrees to hold no confidence motion that'll be passed Tue-Wed 1/2 — Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) June 27, 2016 […]

Tom Watson Questions Jeremy Corbyn's Authority

Labour’s Deputy Leader Tom Watson has told leader Jeremy Corbyn that he has lost the confidence of his parliamentary party, but stopped short of directly telling him to resign, Watson’s spokesperson says. Corbyn and Watson met on Monday...Show More Summary

Popular Party Wins Spanish Elections

Popular Party won the parliamentary elections in Spain and will defend its right to stay in power, leader of the party and acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said late Sunday.

Spain's Podemos Party Disappointed at Unexpectedly Low Election Results

Spain's left-wing Unidos Podemos coalition is disappointed with its expected third place in Sunday's Sunday parliamentary elections and had expected to perform better, Podemos political press secretary Inigo Errejon said Sunday.

Popular Party Leads as 11% of Spanish Parliamentary Election Votes Counted

Spain’s center-right Popular Party (PP) is leading in Spain's Sunday parliamentary election, with the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) coming second, according to results after 11 percent of all votes have been counted.

Popular Party Projected to Win Spanish Parliamentary Election

After sampling 132,000 voters at over 1,000 polling stations, the Sigma Dos pollster predicted that Spain’s center-right Popular Party (PP) is projected to win Sunday’s parliamentary election, Unidos Podemost, a left-wing alliance, will come second, edging out the Socialists who are expected to finish third.

In Latest Shock To Status Quo, Spanish Left-Wing Parties Set To Win Parliamentary Majority

While the world is focused on the aftermath of the Brexit vote, another surprise to the European status quo was just served thanks to Spain's parliamentary elections, where according to the just released exit polls... LATEST: Table comparing...Show More Summary

Far-Right Hooligans Spray-Paint Over Facade of Spain’s Leftwing Alliance HQ

Unidentified hooligans spray-painted anti-left slogans over the facade of a Madrid office of Unidos Podemos amid Spanish voters are casting ballots in a parliamentary election.

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