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Rouhani Orders Report on “Suspicious” Pre-Election Arrests After MPs Ask Him for Explanation

A little over a week after reformist members of Parliament asked Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to attend to a spate of arrests ahead of the country’s upcoming elections, the president asked for the same thing from his interior minister. In his first cabinet meeting after the Iranian New Year on March 21, 2017, Rouhani publicly […]

Face of anti-Kremlin protests is the son of a Putin ally

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian high school student Roman Shingarkin had some explaining to do when he got home after becoming one of the faces of anti-Kremlin protests at the weekend. His father is a former member of parliament who supports President Vladimir Putin.

German lawmakers slam Turkey for alleged spying on colleague

German lawmakers are voicing anger at claims that Turkey is spying on a fellow member of Parliament. The caucus leader of the Social Democratic Party said it was "absolutely unacceptable" … Click to Continue »

Bahrain sentences 2 to death on terror charges

A court in Bahrain has sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed 11 others lengthy sentences, including a former member of parliament sentenced to 10 years in … Click to Continue »

Germany to block right-winger from ceremonial post in parliament

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition will change the rules for the ceremonial post of doyen of parliament after it emerged that an anti-immigrant party member might qualify for it later this year.

UK police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

British police officers will be linking hands with members of a Muslim youth group on a London bridge to mark last week's attack outside Parliament that killed four people. The … Click to Continue »

Having fun with politics

Don’t worry if you don’t understand a word he says – it’s still hilarious to watch this Swiss member of parliament try to make it through his very serious speech without laughing.

Political Activist and Former Reformist MP to be Tried on New and Undeclared Charges

Outspoken political activist and former reformist member of Parliament Faezeh Hashemi will face a new trial in April 2017 on undeclared charges, an informed source told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).  Branch 1060 of the Tehran Court for Government Employees had previously sentenced the daughter of late former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to six months in […]

UKIP's only member of British Parliament quits party

The UK Independence Party is losing its only member of the British Parliament in a blow to the upstart anti-Europe party's future. Douglas Carswell said Saturday that he's leaving UKIP … Click to Continue »

Government Official Attacks Airline Employee With Shoe Over His Coach Seat on All Coach Plane

Air India flies between Pune and Delhi with a mixture of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. The A321s are single cabin economy flights. Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Ravindra Gaikwad showed up for one of these flights with an open business...Show More Summary

Many Think Robots Would Make Better Politicians Than Humans

Would you like to see your representative/member of Parliament/prime minister/president replaced by a robot? If you answered “Yes,” “Hell yes!”, “When can the robot start?” or any other form of affirmative, you’re part of a sizable minority that thinks this is a good idea and could actually...

Member of Parliament is first to get on Indian no-fly list

Air India, and most of the other carriers in India, have banned a certain member of parliament who manhandled and hit an Air India staffer yesterday. This is good news to get those on a powertrip contained and back in their place. The post Member of Parliament is first to get on Indian no-fly list appeared first on Live from a Lounge.

The Brazen Killing Of A Putin Critic Fuels Suspicion Of The Kremlin

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A prominent Russian member of parliament turned exiled critic of Russia’s president was shot dead in the center of Ukraine’s capital of Kiev on Thursday. One day earlier, a lawyer associated with the family of a murdered Russian whistleblower...Show More Summary

MPs Demand Answers from Rouhani on Increasing Arrests Ahead of Elections

President Hassan Rouhani has yet to respond to a letter from four reformist members of Parliament demanding an explanation for the spate of arrests of activists and journalists ahead of the May 2017 presidential election. “Foremost we expect your excellency to resolve this problem, but if no action is taken, we will invite the four ministers […]

Muslims Raise Thousands To Support Victims Of London Terror Attack

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Members of London’s Muslim community are raising money to support the victims of a terror attack outside the U.K. Parliament that left four people dead and more than 40 others injured on Wednesday. Muddassar Ahmed, a Muslim Londoner and communications specialist, initiated the LaunchGood campaign Wednesday night after witnessing the attack. Show More Summary

U.K. Parliament speaks with one voice: The terrorists will never win

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Prime Minister Theresa May assures members of Parliament and the nation that they were not afraid.        

An Assassination in Ukraine: The Unmasking of the Maskirovka has Removed the Need for Subtlety

Towards the end of 2016 a member of Russia’s parliament and his wife defected from Russia to Ukraine. Denis Voronenkov and his wife Maria Masakova sought asylum and he agreed to assist in the Ukrainian investigation into Victor Yanukovych, KIEV—Only a few months ago Denis Voronenkov and Maria Maksakova were two of the brightest stars […]

Ukrainian President Calls Murder of Putin Critic "State Terrorism"

A former member of the Russian parliament who had fled the county and become a sharp critic of both Vladimir Putin’s government and Putin’s allies in Ukraine was shot dead in Kiev today. Denis Voronenkov had been testifying in a treason case against Ukraine’s deposed Russian-backed president, Vladimir Yanukovych. Show More Summary

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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Key members of Congress clash over Trump intel, British police arrest eight in connection to attack at Parliament, Koch brothers to fund Republicans who vote against Trumpcare, and more.

British MP Holds Back Tears While Remembering Friend Killed In London Attack

A member of Parliament paid an emotional tribute to Keith Palmer, a police constable who was killed during Wednesday’s terror attack in London. MP James Cleverly was near tears as he recounted knowing Palmer for over two decades. “He...Show More Summary

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