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Turkey Will Permit German MPs at Incirlik if They Stop ‘Manipulating’ History

After banning a delegation of high-ranking German officials from entering Incirlik Air Base in July, Turkey now says that German parliament members can enter if the country amends its stance on some of the darker points of the country’s history.

For the record, Stephen Harper’s resignation message to constituents

'Today I wish to inform you that I am stepping down as the member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage,'' wrote the former prime minister The post For the record, Stephen Harper’s resignation message to constituents appeared first on

Canada's Ex-Prime Minister Harper Resigns as Member of Parliament

Former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper said he was stepping down as member of parliament.

‘Impossible’ Situation? Germany Considers Pulling Jets, Troops Out Of Turkey

German parliament member Rainer Arnold told reporters that Berlin must pull its weapons and soldiers from Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base, claiming that Ankara has been blocking official visits to the site.

Hannan at Large

I offer you a real treat: Daniel Hannan speaking on a range of subjects, over about 45 minutes. Hannan, as you know, is the British writer and politician (member of the European Parliament). We talk about matters British; matters American;...Show More Summary

Libya's unity government says still seeks approval from eastern parliament

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's U.N.-backed government said on Wednesday it would continue seeking approval from the parliament based in the east of the country, despite members of the assembly voting to reject the fledgling administrat...

Pakistani mayoral candidate expected to run city from behind bars

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The former member of parliament is expected to clinch the mayoral nomination even though he's jailed on terrorism charges.

Elsie Wayne dead at the age of 84

Former New Brunswick member of Parliament Elsie Wayne passed away Tuesday The post Elsie Wayne dead at the age of 84 appeared first on

Idea for 'Scaring Off' Migrants: Pig Heads on Border Fence

A Hungarian member of the European Parliament stirred controversy Monday by suggesting that displaying pig heads on a border fence would be an efficient way to scare Muslim migrants from entering the EU-member country, the AP reports. Gyorgy Schopflin, a member of ruling Hungarian Fidesz party, made that suggestion in...

Say What?! Hungarian Official Suggests Using Pigs Heads to Halt Muslim Refugees

A Hungarian member of European Parliament has called for security forces to begin placing pig heads along their border to deter Muslim refugees from entering the country.

Libya's eastern parliament votes against U.N.-backed government in Tripoli

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Members of Libya's eastern parliament voted on Monday to reject the U.N.-backed government in the capital, Tripoli, a spokesman for the chamber said.

At Least 30 UK Labour Lawmakers Calling for 'No Bombing Zones' in Syria

At least 30 members of the UK Parliament from the Labour Party are calling for the creation of "no bombing zones" in Syria, local media reported Monday.

Hungarian MEP: pigs' heads would deter migrants at border fence

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A Hungarian member of the European Parliament has sparred with a human rights campaigner and caused an outcry on Twitter after writing that pigs' heads along the border fence erected by Hungary to keep out migrants would make an effective deterrent.

EU Leaders Supported Brexit to Remove Obstacle to Creating EU Army

Polish member of the European Parliament Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that Great Britain was an obstacle to greater unification of the EU and to the European army.

Canada's Trudeau promotes rookie politician in cabinet shuffle

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweaked his cabinet on Friday, promoting a rookie female member of parliament to fill a gap left earlier this year by the resignation of a minister who sought treatment for addiction.

Egypt arrest several after raiding former president Morsi’s hometown

The village of El–Edwa in the Sharqeya governorate was raided by police forces on Tuesday, leading to the storming of several houses and the arrest of former Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated parliament member Ahmed Ezz, among others. The police said Wednesday that the raid was approved by the prosecution which ordered the arrest of “several members of […]

Gay Politician Stewart McDonald Questioned At NYC Hotel About Sharing Bed With Partner

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A New York hotel has apologized to a gay member of UK parliament, Stewart McDonald, the SNP MP for Glasgow South, after their reception questioned why he would want to share a bed with his partner. The couple checked into the Hotel Pennsylvania after their flight home was delayed. Related: NYC Gay Hotel Goes Straight For Pay [...]

Turkey Could Provide Incirlik Airbase for Russian Anti-Terror Campaign - Senator

Turkey could provide its Incirlik airbase for the Russian Aerospace Forces jets in the anti-terrorist campaign in Syria, member of Russia’s upper house of parliament Igor Morozov said Tuesday.

Parents Who Raise Kids on a Vegan Diet Could Be Jailed Under Proposed Italian Law

Under the proposed law, parents could face a year in prison for feeding their children a plant-based diet. A member of Italy's parliament has proposed a controversial new bill that would put parents behind bars if they restrict their children to a vegan diet. Show More Summary

Turkey's Ruling Party Says Syrian Conflict Poses Risks to Both Ankara and Moscow

Speaking to Sputnik, Talip Kucukcan, a senior politician within Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and member of the Turkish Parliament's Foreign Affairs Commission, emphasized that Turkey's position on the Syrian crisis is that its continuation poses significant risks for both Turkey and Russia.

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