Corbyn says Johnson is doing a ‘smash and grab’ on democracy
31 August 2019 | 2:35 pm
Opposition Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn says Parliament will do "everything we can" to stop a no-deal Brexit as Prime Minister Boris Johnson seeks to suspend Parliament for almost five weeks ahead of Brexit.
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Russia's upper house has rubber-stamped the annexation of Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson. Meanwhile, Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed a decree to formally rule out talks with Vladimir Putin.
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European Parliament President Roberta Metsola said the attack was claimed by a pro-Kremlin group. It comes after lawmakers voted to name Russia a "state sponsor" of terror.
Parliament scrapped a rarely enforced colonial-era law criminalizing sex between men. However, it introduced a constitutional amendment that stands in the way of marriage equality.
The brawl occurred during a budget presentation. One female MP was stuck, sparking a melee between lawmakers.
A violent brawl broke out in Senegal's parliament on Thursday after a male opposition lawmaker slapped a female politician in the face, television pictures showed.
A female MP in Senegal is slapped, kicked and knocked to the ground in the country’s National Assembly, this after allegedly insulting a pro-opposition religious leader. Also, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to fight for his position after a preliminary investigation found he may have committed serious crimes. Finally, we bring you all the football news from the World Cup in Qatar.
Interview: European Parliament has 'subpar anti-fraud rules'
The parliament's president says it will bring in a series of reforms aiming to win back trust after a corruption scandal hit one of its senior lawmakers. Arrested MEP Eva Kaili may lose her immunity from prosecution.
The EU legislature wants to tighten its rules in the wake of shocking corruption allegations dubbed Qatargate. The president's proposals aren't published yet, but the tussle over reform plans has already kicked off.
The German Bundestag recognized the massacre of Yazidis by jihadists from the so-called Islamic State in Iraq as "genocide."
A 14-point plan to improve transparency and close loopholes has been put forward by the head of the European Parliament in the wake of Qatargate, the bribery scandal that continues to rock the institution.
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