The food import embargo Russia has imposed against countries that sanctioned it is a disaster for French farmers, France’s Member of the European Parliament Edouard Ferrand told Sputnik.
People living in Crimea are happier in Russia than Ukraine, France’s Member of the European Parliament Edouard Ferrand told Sputnik.
What is the relationship between a Labour Member of Parliament and their Constituency Labour Party? It's a good question as different people have very different ideas. MPs aren't delegates of their local parties, there are no means by which they can be mandated to vote this way or that. Show More Summary
Member of the German parliament Alexander Neu said that he sees no difference between the issues of Kosovo and Crimea.
Member of the German parliament from the left-wing Die Linke party Alexander Neu says German lawmakers can visit the Crimean Peninsula following the French delegation.
Ukraine’s Rivne Region is on the brink of war with the government in Kiev, said Yevhen Deidei, a Ukrainian soldier who fought in Donbass and is also a member of parliament in the Verkhovna Rada, according to TV Channel Zvezda.
A member of Israel’s Knesset parliament has publicly come out as gay in response to yesterday’s stabbing attack at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem that wounded six. “It is no longer possible to remain silent,” wrote 35-year-ol… The post Israeli Lawmaker Comes Out Following Jerusalem Gay Pride Stabbing: ‘We Can No Longer Remain Silent’ appeared first on Towleroad.
The latest ranking on the percentage of women in national parliaments is out, and the US is still lagging behind. The US ranks 71st on the list, as less than 20% of members of Congress are women. Out of the 435 members of the House of Representatives, just 84 are women. Show More Summary
A leading member of the British Parliament, Keith Vaz, has reiterated his call for the Koh-i-Noor diamond to be returned to India. Handing back India’s national treasure, Mr. Vaz told Sputnik, would be "a gesture of tremendous goodwill, which would right a historical wrong."
A senior member of Britain's House of Lords has quit Parliament and apologized after a tabloid revealed details of a video that shows him snorting cocaine off a hooker, one of two $300-a-night prostitutes he entertained at his rent-protected London flat. Show More Summary
A member of Britain's Parliament quit Tuesday after he was filmed allegedly snorting cocaine during sessions with sex workers.
A senior adviser to opposition Green Movement leader Mehdi Karroubi was arrested upon his return to Iran six years after the controversial presidential elections that forced him to leave the country. Esmail Gerami Moghaddam, a former Member of Parliament and spokesman for Mehdi Karroubi’s Etemad Melli Party, was arrested at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport and transferred […]
European parliamentarians comprising the so-called group For New Dialogue With Russia will visit Moscow by year-end or at the beginning of 2016, Italian Member of the European Parliament group Elisabetta Gardini told Sputnik.
A fresh broadside against Hungary has been fired as a Swedish member of the European Parliament, Marita Ulvskog, said the country should have never become a member of the EU.
Greece’s charismatic head of parliament, Zoe Konstantopoulou, is one of the most dynamic and outspoken members of the country's ruling Syriza party. This week, she sent shockwaves through the party by refusing to approve a financialShow More Summary
A member of the Catalan parliament criticized the left-wing Catalonia Yes We Can coalition for proposing an "outdated scheme".
A delegation of ten French members of parliament (MPs) decided to visit Crimea to prove to the French government that it has a wrong political stance towards Russia and to “put Paris back in its place,” French daily Le Figaro report...
The fact that more than 300 different languages are now spoken in British schools proves the UK government’s inability to control mass immigration to the country, UKIP Member of the European Parliament Steven Woolfe said.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall An aristocratic British member of parliament has decided it is time to lecture the Australian colonies, on what they should be doing about climate change and carbon pricing. According to MP Richard Benyon; British Conservatives value climate science and finding market solutions to address the biggest environmental challenge of our…
Former French Transport Minister and current member of parliament Thierry Mariani called the anti-Russia sanctions unjust and counterproductive, but suggested that they will remain in force.