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Paul Flynn Could Learn a Lot from a Trip to Israel... I'll Pay

Labour Member of Parliament Paul Flynn has criticised Conservative MPs for taking a trip to Israel and visiting military facilities. According to the Guardian, Flynn claims: "It is insensitive when people are being slaughtered in such numbers and going out there is giving tacit support to one side. Show More Summary

Palestinian Spokesman on CNN: It's Israel vs. Palestinian Civilians--Israel Violated Ceasefire and Massacred Civilians

Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, the founder of the Palestinian National Initiative and member of the Palestinian Parliament appeared on CNN's "This...

Putin, 2006: Crimea is 'Part of the Ukraine'

In 2006, at a meeting with members of the South African Parliament, Russian president Vladimir Putin noted that the Crimea "was now part of the Ukraine." Earlier this year, Russia annexed the Crimea in an action that was rejected byShow More Summary

Report: Research into bee-killing pesticides is tainted by corporate interests

Members of Britain's parliament say industry-funded research is compromising the fight to save pollinators

Cam Slammed for Teeside/Tyneside Mix-up Blunder

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has come under fire from UKIP’s North Eastern Member of the European Parliament Jonathan Arnott after repeatedly mixing up two very distinct areas of Britain in a radio interview. Speaking to BBC...Show More Summary

The West Is Indebted Because China Is Not

The NYT ran a confused column by Kwasi Kwartung, a Conservative member of the U.K.'s parliament, calling for China to adopt the gold standard. The piece has many bizarre claims, most importantly attributing the U.K.'s prosperity in the...Show More Summary

Italian Marxist Intellectual: 'Shoot those Bastard Zionists', 'Buy Hamas More Rockets'

Gianni Vattimo, an Italian Marxist philosopher and former member of the European Parliament, has told national Italian radio that Israel is "a bit worse than the Nazis," and he'd like to "shoot those bastard Zionists." He said Europeans...Show More Summary

Kurds name Fouad Massoum as Iraq’s Next President

Kurdish members of the Iraqi parliament elected Fouad Massoum, one of the two candidates of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) to the post of Iraq’s president on Wednesday evening. Massoum won 30 votes against his fellow candidate Barham Salih’s 23. Show More Summary

The 9 Best Responses to David Ward MP's Terrorist Tweet

British Member of Parliament David Ward has said that if he lived in Gaza, he would "probably" join those firing rockets into Israel i.e. Hamas terrorists. Ward has form in shilling for Hamas and in involving himself in anti-Israel and anti-Semitic tropes. Show More Summary

UK Member of Parliament Admits: I'd Be A Terrorist If I Lived In Gaza

One of Britain's most notoriously anti-Israel and anti-Semitic Members of Parliament has caused controversy again after publicly admitting that he would engage in terrorist activities if he lived in Gaza. David Ward MP, who is a member...Show More Summary

FA Chairman Greg Dyke To Give Evidence Regarding Qatar World Cup Bidding Process

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

On Tuesday, England FA chairman Greg Dyke will give evidence to members of Parliament regarding the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Qatar defeated bids from the United States, Japan, Australia and South Korea to win the … Continue reading ? FA Chairman Greg Dyke To Give Evidence Regarding Qatar World Cup Bidding Process is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Russia Bans Congressman and Soldiers; Cites Human Rights Abuses at Abu Ghraib

last weekNews : Mediaite

In retaliation for the US banning a member of their parliament, Russia today announced the banning of one Congressman due to alleged financial impropriety, and 12 Americans related in some way to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, due to alleged human rights violations.

Longtime Britist politician Viscount Tonypandy accused of child rape

Sex abuse allegations against a prominent British parliament member who died in 1997 are now being investigated by police.

Sinn Féin Pulls Pro-Palesinian Stunt in Dublin Parliament

Sinn Féin, the political wing of the terrorist Provisional IRA, pulled a pro-Palestinian stunt in the Irish parliament, the Dáil, yesterday during which Gerry Adams, party leader and alleged former IRA leader, manoeuvred members of both government and opposition into standing for a minute’s silence as a show of solidarity with Gaza. Show More Summary

Israel: Stop the Invasion of Gaza, Stop the Bombing of Gaza, Free the Palestinian Prisoners

According to Ha'aretz correspondent Amira Hass, the IDF has been conducting mass arrests in the West Bank, between 10 and 30 every day. Twenty-four of the arrested are members of the Palestinian parliament from Hamas' Change and Reform party. Show More Summary

Euro Parliament Threatens to Veto Male Commissioners

After wrenching the power to select the next president of the European Commission away from the leaders of the member states, the European Parliament is now moving to take control of the selection of individual commissioners away from national governments. Show More Summary

UK MPs wave through new surveillance law after mini-debate

2 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

British members of Parliament have voted through the Data Retention and Investigation Powers (DRIP) Bill, which is being fast-tracked through the legislative process, by 498 votes to 31 after a sparsely-attended “debate” (pictured). As previously reported, DRIP expands the authorities’ surveillance powers so that foreign web […]

UK Emergency Surveillance Law Criticized For Being Overly Broad, Vague And Draconian

2 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Late last week it emerged that the UK government intended to railroad emergency surveillance legislation through Parliament just before the summer recess — meaning members of parliament would not be able to properly scrutinise the law. Show More Summary

Importing hatred: warning of a Bali-style bombing

Why did we import this danger and vilify those who tried to warn against it? A SENIOR member of parliament’s high-powered intelligence and security…

Burundi Wants Churches to Have at Least 500 Members and a Building Before They Can Register; Foreign Churches Need 1,000

Citing a survey last year which found that there were some 557 practicing Christian denominations in the small Central African nation, Burundi's lower house of parliament has passed a bill requiring churches to have at least 500 members and a building to stanch the "proliferation of churches" in that country.

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