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Pro-Life Doctors Who Refuse to Do Abortions Face Increasing “Harassment and Abuse”

A new report released Thursday by members of British Parliament highlighted the mistreatment of doctors who refuse to perform abortions in the nation. The report revealed that those entering the medical field undergo “harassment and abuse” if they refuse to promote or do abortions. The report found that British doctors who oppose abortion are exposed […]

Could Mocking Russia’s National Anthem Soon Land You in Jail?

3 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Mockery of Russia’s national anthem could soon be a criminal offense that may land you a year-long jail sentence, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Three members of Russia’s upper house of parliament and one of Russia’s lower...Show More Summary

State of Emergency in Turkey 'a Logical Measure Aimed at Ensuring Security'

A state of emergency declared by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a measure necessary to ensure security and stability in the country in the aftermath of the attempted coup, member of the Pakistani parliament Mian Abdul Mannan told Sputnik on Thursday.

Coup Attempt in Turkey Underlines Deep Divisions in Ankara Elites

Greek member of the European Parliament from the Communist party Konstantinos Papadakis said that the Turkish elites were neglecting the sufferings in the region due to the major confrontations among big business groups for the control of resources and energy transport routes.

Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey Was Most Likely 'Controllable' by Erdogan

Member of the European Parliament Costas Mavrides said that called the failed coup attempt in Turkey a 'controllable coup.'

In Egypt, Many Leaders Quietly Cheered Turkish Coup Plotters

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

“Many public figures,” one member of Parliament said, would be happy to see President Recep Tayyip Erdogan removed so that Egypt could have “a better relationship with Turkey.”

Scotland-England Border Controls Would Be Disastrous for Business - MEP

The impact of border controls between Scotland and England would be "absolutely disastrous" for Scottish businesses, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Member of European Parliament for Scotland, David Coburn, told Sputnik Monday.

Post-Coup Turkey in Danger Unless Erdogan Seeks Consensus Within Country

Democratic institutions in Turkey and Turkish sovereignty could be in danger following the failed coup unless President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks consensus within the country, a Cypriot member of the European Parliament told Sputnik Monday.

Turkish PM Says Coup Thwarted, Estimated 160 Killed

2,840 military members have been arrested. Some of the numbers in this piece have been updated by AlterNet as more information has become available. At least two bombs hit the Turkish parliament and explosions were heard on Taksim Square and at Istanbul's Ataturk airport as Turkey erupted in protests after an attempted coup by a military faction. Show More Summary

Turkey Unlikely to Become EU Member While Country Led by President Erdogan

According to a member of the European Parliament, Turkey is unlikely to become a member of the EU with Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the president.

Elgin Marbles Return Home?

British Members of Parliament have proposed a bill to return the Elgin Marbles (of Keats fame) to Greece. The post Elgin Marbles Return Home? appeared first on The Millions.

UK Lawmaker Hopes May to Achieve Partnership With Int’l Community on Syria

Edward Leigh, the Conservative member of UK Parliament, said that he hopes Theresa May as new UK Prime Minister Theresa May will be successful in cooperation with other countries over Syria and Iraq.

EU Parliament Used as ‘Tool of Propaganda for Terrorism’ Says Turkey

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

Turkey has accusing members of the European Parliament of turning the the institution into a “a tool of...propaganda of a bloody terrorist organization” in protest at a Brussels photo exhibition. The exhibition of photos by AustrianShow More Summary

Riga Condemns Latvian Member of EU Parliament for Meeting Syria's Assad

Latvian Foreign Ministery condemned the European Parliament member who visited Syria as part of the group of the EU parliamentarians.

NATO Funding Has Done Little to Mitigate US Abandonment of Afghanistan

Washington's strategy for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has left the country without the ability to safeguard peace and security; the threat of terrorism has yet to be resolved, Afghan member of parliament Ali Amini told Sputnik.

Egypt May Offer Russia to Invest in New Suez Canal

Egypt will offer Russia to invest in the infrastructure of the New Suez Canal during the upcoming on July 12-15 Cairo delegation visit, a member of the International Affairs committee in the lower house of the Russian parliament Anvar Makhmutov said Tuesday.

Even Kwasi Kwarteng Agrees with the Sandwichman!

The Conservative Member of Parliament for Spelthorne, Kwasi Kwarteng -- who just happens to also be an economic historian -- spoke with Stuart Reid of Foreign Affairs about the EU referendum result and said a very good thing (meaning,...Show More Summary

British MPs Propose Bill to Return the Elgin Marbles to Greece

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

With the 200th anniversary this week of the July 11, 1816 purchase through an Act of Parliament of the Parthenon Marbles for the British Museum, members of parliament are introducing a bill that would repatriate the ancient artifact...

Britain Needs Snap Election After Cameron Announces May as Successor

Molly Scott Cato, a Green Party member of the European Parliament for South West England, calls for an early general election after outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement that he will step down on Wednesday.

Srebrenica Memorial Events Aimed at Forcing Serbia Into Admitting Genocide

A member of the Serbian parliament with the Progressive Party said that memorial events that take place every July 11 to commemorate the Srebrenica mass killings are a tool to force Serbia into admitting the killings were a genocide...

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