Showing posts with label Parliament. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Parliament. Show all posts

Friday, June 15, 2018

Stormy Brexit waters still ahead for May

Stormy Brexit waters still ahead for May
British Prime Minister Theresa May was Thursday night facing the threat of a new revolt by her own Conservatives in the latest twist to the Brexit saga.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Blow for PM May as MPs back Britain staying in EU customs union

MPs back Britain staying in EU customs union
British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered her biggest Brexit blow so far when MPs Thursday backed a call in the House of Commons for Britain to stay in a European customs union.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Kosovo opposition releases tear gas in parliament to block border limit vote

KOSOVO MONTENEGRO BORDERS
Opposition lawmakers in Kosovo deployed tear gas in parliament Wednesday to derail a scheduled vote that would ratify a demarcation deal for the nation's border with neighboring Montenegro.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Iraqi Parliament Adopts Year's Budget Amid Protests of Kurds

Iraqi Parliament
The Iraqi parliament adopted amendments to the country’s budget for 2018 despite protests of the Kurdish lawmakers, member of the Iraqi parliament’s finance committee Masud Haidar said.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Parliament speaker in Spain's Catalonia delays presidential investiture vote

Spanish Constitutional Court
The speaker of the Catalonia regional parliament on Tuesday decided to postpone a debate session ahead of the investiture of the regional president until the Spanish Constitutional Court made a ruling regarding the re-election of the recently ousted leader.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Spanish Government Acts to Block Election of Puigdemont as Catalonia Head

The Catalan parliament
Spain’s government has taken a first step towards preventing the election of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont as head of the Spanish region, the deputy prime minister said on Thursday.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Dodon si rivolge alla Corte Costituzionale contro il divieto dei programmi russi

Il presidente della Moldavia Igor Dodon
Il presidente della Moldavia Igor Dodon ha respinto ancora una volta la legge approvata dal Parlamento che vieta la trasmissione di notizie e di informazioni analitiche russe.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Rajoy says Catalan parliament should meet on 17 January

Catalan parliament
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said the new Catalan parliament should hold its maiden session on 17 January, the first step in reinstating local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration for illegally declaring independence.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Spain's top court suspends Catalan parliament fearing secessionist move

Spain's Constitutional Court
Spain's Constitutional Court on Thursday announced it had preemptively suspended the Catalan parliament's upcoming plenary session in an attempt to thwart a unilateral declaration of independence by the region's president.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

UK Government to Publish Brexit Bill on Thursday

The bill will be tabled in the parliament
The bill will be tabled in the parliament, however, the parliament members are unlikely to vote or debate on it until autumn, the Politico media outlet reported.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sisi ratifies deal transferring islands to S Arabia

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has ratified a controversial 2016 maritime demarcation agreement under which Egypt cedes sovereignty over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Egypt parliament agrees island transfer to Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian parliament approved on Wednesday the demarcation of the maritime border with Saudi Arabia, which includes handing over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir located in the Red Sea at the southern entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba to Saudi Arabia.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Greece ratifies austerity bill before Eurogroup meeting

Greek parliament on Thursday approved an austerity bill for new pension cuts and tax hikes through 2020, ahead of Monday's Eurogroup meeting in Brussels to continue vital loan payouts and start talks on debt relief.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Thousands strike in Greece over proposed austerity cuts

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki to express anger at new pension and tax-break cuts forced on Greece by its EU-IMF creditors in return for bailout funds.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Venezuela: Maduro demande que le chef du parlement soit poursuivi pour coup d'Etat

Le président vénézuélien Nicolas Maduro a estimé mardi soir que Julio Borges, le chef du parlement, dominé depuis 2015 par l'opposition, devrait être poursuivi pour "appel au coup d'Etat".

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Egypt court voids block on islands transfer to Saudis

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a controversial deal to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia can go forward, voiding an earlier ruling that blocked the transfer.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Venezuelan Supreme Court Assumes Parliamentary Powers

The Supreme Court of Venezuela announced Wednesday that it will assume the powers of the country's opposition-controlled parliament, known as the National Assembly over repeated contempt of court rulings.

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