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Europe Needs Better Refugee Checks, Not Fences – EU Parliamentarian

The European Union needs better regulations to check whether migrants meet all the requirements to attain refugee status rather than building fences to prevent them from coming, Georg Mayer, member of the European Parliament from Austria, told Sputnik on Tuesday.

EU Member States Should Choose Own Migrant Policies, 'Avoid UN-Like System'

EU member states should choose migration policies of their own rather than trying to become another supranational body like the United Nations, a UKIP member of the European Parliament told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Speech by François Hollande at the opening of Ambassadors' Week, by François Hollande

Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministers, Members of Parliament, Ambassadors, France is preparing to host COP21 and this has been the focus of your work since Monday. It will be a major event and is fully mobilizing not...Show More Summary

Death Toll in Monday's Attack Outside Ukrainian Parliament Rises to Two

Another member of the National Guard died in the hospital from wounds he received during clashes near the Ukrainian parliament on Monday.

France Condemns Deadly Clashes Outside Ukrainian Parliament

The French Foreign Ministry has condemned deadly clashes that broke out Monday outside the Ukrainian parliament, saying it was concerned that members of Ukrainian political parties were among the attackers.

French Parliament Commission to Address Mistral Case on September 16

French lower-house National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee member says the Committee will consider the case of termination of the contract for delivery of the French-made Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia on September 16.

Parliament and Equal Pay

Here is some information from the Scottish Parliament web site on how to submit a public petition for consideration by MSPs. Now I think a petition about what's happening to the equal pay claims of GMB members in North Lanarkshire may...Show More Summary

Britain to Appoint Number of Pro-LGBT Politicians to House of Lords

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Photo via WikiCommons/Terry Moore The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is divided between two chambers: the House of Commons and the House of Lords. While members of the House of Commons are elected...Show More Summary

Estonia mourns musicologist politician

Vardo Rumessen, who has died aged 73, was the leading scholar of the music of Eduard Tubin and member of parliament for the moderate-right Pro Patria party. (How many musicologists are there in your parliament?)

What the rise of Britain’s Jeremy Corbyn means for the rest of the world

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Predictably, they're calling it "Corbynmania." Yes, the unexpected rise of an old-school socialist in Britain's politics has everyone talking. But should the rest of the world really care about Jeremy Corbyn, a member of Parliament from London's North Islington who is now the favorite to lead the opposition Labor Party? You may well remember the […]

Sitting Rohingya MP in Myanmar plans to appeal election ban

YANGON (Reuters) - A Rohingya member of Myanmar's parliament barred from contesting Nov. 8 elections on the basis that his parents were not Myanmar citizens at the time of his birth said on Monday he would appeal the decision and hoped to stand in the vote.

EU MPs Call for ‘Open’ Inquiry Into Political Persecution in Ukraine

Members of the European Parliament and Ukrainian lawmakers have signed a petition addressed to the Ukrainian president to carry out a fair investigation into the trial of political prisoners, published on the UApolitfreedom project Monday.

Bahrain says holding former MP on charges of financing militants

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain has detained a former member of parliament on charges of financing militants, state news agency BNA said late on Sunday, the latest in a series of arrests of opposition figures.

The man who could become the next leader of Canada once called another member of parliament a 'piece of s---'

Election season is underway in Canada, where an Oct. 19 vote will determine who will become the next prime minister. A lot of eyes are on Justin Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party, and the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Show More Summary

Kick this clown out of Parliament

This buffoon is a member of Parliament, deciding on your future and the security of this nation:

Better Late Than Never: West Starting to Accept Crimea as Part of Russia

Member of European Parliament Aymeric Chauprade said he considers the events that transpired on the peninsula in 2014 as a historical reunification of Crimea with Russia.

From advocacy to action in humanitarian crises

Last year, around this date, I was coordinating a group of young volunteers for ONE. These passionate Youth Ambassadors were asking the newly elected Members of the European Parliament to show their support for the poorest countries, including in healthcare.

Delay in Publishing Iraq War Report 'Disgraceful' - UK Lawmaker

UK Parliament members will overwhelmingly support the 2016 year-end publication of the Chilcot Report on the UK role in Iraq, a Labour member of the British Parliament told Sputnik Tuesday.

Idea to Use Army to Secure Czech Borders From Refugees Shows Schengen Flaws

Using army personnel to protect Czech Republic borders from undocumented immigration illustrates the weakness of the Schengen frontier protocol, a Czech member of the European Parliament for the Communist Party told Sputnik Tuesday.

Use of Czech Army to Contain Migrant Influx Escalates Border Situation

The use of the military to prevent migrants from entering the Czech Republic is dangerous and escalates the situation on the border, a Czech member of the European Parliament told Sputnik Tuesday.

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