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Turkey Fires Warning Shot at Germany Ahead of Armenian Genocide Vote

Turkey has warned Germany over a parliamentary vote to declare whether the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces should be recognized as “genocide,” as tensions between the two countries rise.

Japanese Opposition Plans to File No-Confidence Vote Against Abe Cabinet

Japan's parliamentary opposition is set to file a no-confidence motion against the ruling government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, The Nikkei newspaper reported Tuesday.

Cameron Brexit Lies Prompt Conservative Party Rebellion; Calls For No-Confidence Vote (UK)

Bridgen told the BBC's 5 Live that Cameron had been making "outrageous" claims in his bid to persuade voters to back remain and that, as a consequence, he had effectively lost his parliamentary majority. "The party is fairly fractured,...Show More Summary

NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia’s military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense. The assembly president, American lawmaker Michael R. Turner, declared that “Russia’s aggressiveness comes with a price” as he appealed to European partners to boost defense […]

The nuclear deal did not bring any moderation to Iran’s conduct

BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS When the nuclear agreement with Iran was signed last year, one of the arguments for it was that it would help “moderates” in Tehran. And when Iran held parliamentary elections and elections for the clerical Assembly of Experts in February, many analyses said the “moderates” had won. Here are some typical headlines: […]

Brexit to Allow EU Create Own Defense System – Parliamentary Committee Head

Chair of the UK Foreign Affairs Select Committee Crispin Blunt said that the European Union could create more effective European defense identity in case of Brexit.

Why Africa Can’t Afford to Give Up on Somalia’s Peacekeeping Force Yet

This article was originally published by the Council on Foreign Relations. Later in 2016, Somalia looks to continue its recent progress by holding a successful parliamentary election. The election provides an opportunity to improve governance...Show More Summary

UK Justice System Overstretched, Failing Victims

According to a parliamentary committee report, UK justice system is badly managed and fragmented and is failing those who seek its help.

Cuban Parliament President to Come to Russia in June – Vice-President

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.

Russia, Tunisia to Boost Ties Via Parliamentary Exchange

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.

Iran’s Pres. Rouhani may have parliamentary backing, but can he remake Iran?

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.…

Turkey's Approach of Cherry-Picking Migrants Unlikely to Last Long

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.

Please Enjoy This Video of the Turkish Parliamentary Brawl Set to Minor Threat 

6 days agoSports : Deadspin

If you’re a Turkish lawmaker with ties to Kurdish militants, there’s nothing minor about the threat of losing your legal immunity, am I right? Read more...

Macedonian Court Deems Parliament’s Dissolution Unconstitutional

The verdict follows a last week temporary decision of the Constitutional Court to halt all preparations for the early parliamentary elections.

Change and Reform bloc demands the adoption of Orthodox electoral law

The Change and Reform bloc  which is headed by FPM founder General  Michel Aoun demanded on Tuesday that an electoral law that offers fair representation be adopted during the upcoming parliamentary elections. FPM leader Gebran Bassil, Aoun’s son-in-law  said after the bloc’s weekly meeting: “We stress our constant support for the Orthodox Gathering electoral law, […]

Mark Carney defends warning over EU exit risk

LONDON — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has defended his decision to warn on the economic risks of leaving the European Union in a heated exchange before a parliamentary… The post Mark Carney defends warning over EU exit risk appeared first on

UK Military 'Ignored Warnings' by Issuing Troops Anti-Malaria Drug Lariam

The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) "ignored" manufacturers' warnings by issuing service personnel the controversial anti-malaria drug Lariam, leaving staff at risk of serious psychiatric side-effects, a UK parliamentary report has found.

The French Counterstrike Against Work E-mail

On May 10th, the French government used a parliamentary maneuver to push through the El Khomri law, a series of measures that will reform the conditions under which French people work. The law has been tremendously unpopular. A pollShow More Summary

Right wing gains in Cyprus vote may provide spur for peace process: analysts

ATHENS (Reuters) - The success in Cyprus's parliamentary elections of a far-right party opposing the island's fragile peace process should spur on those aiming for a deal this year before more momentum is lost, analysts said.

It is official : Amal Abou Zeid won Jezzine parliamentary by-election

Lebanon’s Interior Ministry announced on Monday that Amal Abou Zeid the candidate for the vacant parliamentary seat in Jezzine, has won the by-elections. Abou Zeid, who was nominated by the Free Patriotic Movement, and was supported by the Lebanese Forces and the Phalange party was elected for the seat that was left vacant after […]

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