The historical drama Suffragette just got a huge boost to its production value thanks the United Kingdom's Houses of Parliament. British Parliament members have made the unprecedented decision to allow the Meryl Streep-boasting narrative...Show More Summary
The referendum will be March 16. “This is our response to the disorder and lawlessness in Kiev,” Sergei Shuvainikov, a member of the local Crimean legislature, said Thursday. “We will decide our future ourselves.” The parliament in Crimea, which enjoys a degree of autonomy under current Ukrainian law, voted 78 with eight abstentions in favor […]
Members of the Ukrainian parliament have had their mobile phones hacked by equipment installed in Russia-controlled Crimea, according to the nation's security services. Reuters reports that "an IP-telephonic attack is under way on mobile...Show More Summary
Ahmad Shah Behzad is a Member of Parliament from Herat province. He was forced to migrate to Iran during the war and stayed there until the fall of the Taliban. Upon his return to Afghanistan with his family, he started working as a journalist for Radio Azadi [Radio Free Afghanistan]. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Ukraine's telecommunications system has come under attack, with equipment installed in Russian-controlled Crimea used to interfere with the mobile phones of members of parliament, the head of Ukraine's SBU security service said on Tuesday.
It’s fair to say that Conservative MP Robert Halfon is now on the shit-list of Sunderland fans. Halfon, the 44-year-old Member of Parliament for Harlow, slammed Sunderland fans on Twitter on Saturday night having turned up in Covent Garden to see the aftermath of 1000s of Black Cats partying in the streets before the Capital One Cup final. Shocked [...]
A well-known Conservative Member of Parliament once told me, "I wish we were the Labour Party. Not because I agree with them. But because it is so easy being on the left." A lot of what you can find on the Left Foot Forward blog totally ties in with this claim. Show More Summary
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted in favour of the amendments to the fourth railway package, aimed to improve the quality of passenger rail services, as well as reducing fragmentation of the internal market.
A Member of Parliament has called for the threshold for strike action to be raised after a strike by tube workers caused two days of chaos in London. The RMT and TSSA unions held 48 hours of industrial action on London Underground last month, despite only 30 percent of RMT members actually supporting strike action. Show More Summary
Wed February 26, 2014 Europe Votes to Criminalize Buying Sex, But It's Legal to Sell It By VITAMIN W Staff It's now illegal to buy sex, but it's legal to sell sex in Europe?In a landmark vote, 343 members of the European parliament voted in favor of a resolution to criminalize the purchase of sex. Show More Summary
A Labour Member of Parliament has condemned European Union plans to impose a regulator on, and set prices for, Southampton Port. John Denham has added his name to a letter to David Cameron, urging him to block proposed new EU laws on cargo handling and investment in infrastructure. Show More Summary
Canadian Liberal Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau is the subject of controversy after joking that Russia's intentions toward Ukraine were especially to be feared because of the Russian hockey team's early exit from the Olympics. Canada's...Show More Summary
Mohieddin Mahdi is a well-known politician, and a Member of Parliament. He was a member of the Northern Alliance in the 1980s and later the Deputy Ambassador of Afghanistan to Tajikistan. He was also a leader of the opposition in the 2003 Constitutional Loya Jirga. Show More Summary
On Monday, Ukraine's parliament sprung to action and filled two important posts. They appointed Oleg Makhnitski, a lawmaker with Svoboda (Freedom) Party, as the prosecutor general and Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, a lawmaker with the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reforms party, as the Security Service of Ukraine chief. Show More Summary
1. Ukraine's Parliament gives its leader presidential powers... for nowUkranian lawmakers fired the country's foreign minister and other high-ranking cabinet members on Sunday, dismantling what remained of President Viktor Yanukovych's government a day after he was pushed out of power. Show More Summary
On Saturday morning, the Ukrainian parliament voted to oust President Viktor Yanukovych, and set a new election date for May 25. 331 parliamentary members voted in favor of removing the embattled president.
KIEV, Ukraine - The crisis in Ukraine took an extraordinary turn on Saturday as crowds of anti-government protesters took control of the government quarter, while lawmakers in parliament appointed their own members to top governmentShow More Summary
Ukraine's president Viktor Yanukovych has, with three members of the opposition, signed an accord aimed at ending the violent protests in Kiev. Soon after, the Ukranian parliament voted to allow the release of jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko Read more...
Greek authorities investigating the country’s controversial far-right Golden Dawn party have asked parliament to lift the immunity from prosecution enjoyed by nine of its members so that criminal charges could be brought against them. Show More Summary