Swiss parliament rejected a bill designed to resolve a dispute over undeclared bank accounts held by U.S. citizens, potentially setting the stage for American prosecution of the country’s banks. Members of parliament’s lower house voted 123 to 63 against the bill, which would have allowed Swiss banks to cooperate with the U.S. Show More Summary
In this last week both Belgium and the Netherlands have taken major steps towards euthanasia for children. A consensus among members of the Belgian Federal Parliament has reportedly formed in support of legislation to allow children to choose to undergo euthanasia in certain dire cases, according to a report in the Belgian daily newspaper Der [...]
by Peter Saunders June 18, 2013 (PJSaunders) - In this last week both Belgium and the Netherlands have taken major steps towards euthanasia for children. A consensus among members of the Belgian Federal Parliament has reportedly formed in support of legislation to allow children to choose to undergo euthanasia…
Poland’s first openly gay elected official says he was physically assaulted and taunted after marching in the Equality Parade in Warsaw this weekend. Though Robert Biedron wasn’t involved as a figurehead of the march, he’s been a supporter of LGBT rights in Poland since his election in 2011. The incident happened in a cafe in central [...]
Justin Trudeau called giving speech to lobbyists for pay “professional work.” Isn’t his “professional work” being a member of parliament? Now one charity wants their money back. This report aired on The Source June 14 2013....
The Canadian government announced this week which Members of Parliament will sit on the panel to advise on filling the vacancy at the Supreme Court of Canada that comes as the result of the resignation of the Honourable Mr. Justice Morris Fish.The members of the panel are: Mr. Show More Summary
by Hilary White LONDON, June 11, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Labour Party Member of Parliament who said that she voted for the government’s “gay marriage” despite her Catholic faith, “seems to be suffering from the modern disease of terminal non-judgmentalism,” said one of the country’s…
A bill that stigmatizes gay people and forbids participating in gay pride activities was passed in Russia by a unanimous 436-0 parliamentary vote. One member of parliament out of 437 abstained at least. Before its passage, more thanShow More Summary
Icelandic Member of Parliament Birgitta Jónsdóttir and one-time Wikileaks volunteer has offered to help NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden seek asylum in Iceland. Snowden specifically named Iceland as a possible destination in an interview...Show More Summary
Birgitta Jónsdóttir at a 2011 meeting on open government. Birgitta Jónsdóttir is waiting for Edward Snowden to drop her a line. The Icelandic Member of Parliament and Wikileaks supporter happens to be in San Francisco at the moment,Show More Summary
Members of a parliamentary committee criticize former director general Mark Thompson and his team over the recently axed digitization push, which cost $149 million. read more
A small rock lies on the desk of Dov Lipman. It was hurled at the member of parliament by a fellow ultra-Orthodox Jew and is a constant reminder of the deep divisions within Israel that Lipman says must be overcome.
'Members of Parliament should have that freedom'
Syria has the right to strike Israel in case of any possible Israeli attacks in the future, Al Arabiya reported on Thursday citing Ahmad Shalash, a member of the Syrian parliament.
"In March of this year I had the privilege of addressing members of the Ugandan parliament in their national assembly hall when the anti-homosexuality law was just being considered. I urged them to pattern their bill on some American laws regarding alcoholism and drug abuse. Show More Summary
Three members of Britain's House of Lords denied wrongdoing Sunday after apparently being caught in newspaper stings agreeing to lobby Parliament in return for cash.
Newly elected members of National Assembly arrive to take oath under tight security.
Members of the European Parliament have criticized Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin’s plans to reinstate agents of the former state security service in their diplomatic positions, the Sofia News Agency reported on Saturda...
MEP Robert Sturdy says he is looking forward to playing golf and going fishing when he stands down as a member of the European Parliament next year. Conservative Mr Sturdy, 68, who represents the Eastern Region, was elected in 1994. He...Show More Summary
Biogen Idec Reinforces Commitment to MS Community on 5 th Annual World MS Day - Biogen Idec Corporate Website Dedicated to World MS Day Awareness - - Company Conducts MS Awareness Campaign for Members of EU Parliament in Brussels - -...Show More Summary