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Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Lebanon's parliament postponed its session on Tuesday after hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked all roads leading to the assembly in central Beirut, preventing lawmakers from reaching the area.

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Around 37 million voters in Spain are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament for the second time this year.

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament ...

‘Parliament is dead,’ PM Johnson's lawyer says as Brexit chaos deepens

‘Parliament is dead,’ PM Johnson's lawyer says as Brexit chaos deepens

Boris Johnson's attorney-general said the British parliament was ‘dead’ in a defiant outburst after lawmakers were recalled following a Supreme Court ruling that the prime minister's suspension ...

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

Britain's highest court heard arguments for a second day Wednesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful or not.

Johnson rejects calls to recall parliament, defends suspension

Johnson rejects calls to recall parliament, defends suspension

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday rejected lawmakers' calls to recall parliament, insisting that its suspension was not designed to facilitate his Brexit plan.

Ukraine president picks young lawyer as prime minister

Ukraine president picks young lawyer as prime minister

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time.

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit

The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal.

UK PM to suspend parliament until Oct 14

UK PM to suspend parliament until Oct 14

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by announcing his new legislative agenda on Oct. 14 ...

Iraqi parliament sacks governor after deadly ferry sinking

Iraqi parliament sacks governor after deadly ferry sinking

The Iraqi parliament on Sunday voted to sack a provincial governor over alleged corruption and negligence, days after a ferry boat sank near the northern city of Mosul, killing more than 100 people.

Australia says 'state actor' hacked parties, parliament

Australia says 'state actor' hacked parties, parliament

Australia on Monday said a ‘sophisticated state actor’ had hacked the country's main political parties and parliament, just weeks before a closely fought election.

Japanese parliament approves a bill to reform the visa system for foreigners

Japanese parliament approves a bill to reform the visa system for foreigners

National Diet of Japan on Saturday passed a bill to reform the visa system to allow thousands of migrant workers to enter the country to tackle the country's labour shortage.