Protesters in Nepal decry dissolution of parliament
Nepal's ruling Communist Party has split in two and the president, acting on the recommendation of Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, has ousted the parliament.
Macron under pressure: Police brutality and an embarrassing U-turn
Today we look at the dramatic events since last Tuesday when France's lower house of parliament gave initial approval to a controversial security bill which would make it illegal in many cases, to ciruclate or publish images of police officers. The bill was heavily criticised by press freedom groups and the anger intensified when images surfaced of the police beating and racially abusing the music producer Michel Zecler, who is black.
France teacher attack, last US debate, Nigeria and Thailand protests and EU vote on 'veggie' items
Samuel Paty was beheaded by an 18-year-old who had to pay pupils to identify his victim, this after a row over a civics class on free speech that included cartoons of the prophet spiraled into a social media campaign against the teacher. How does Emmanuel Macron plan to protect other "faces of the Republic"? To the US next, where the last presidential debate looked like the calm before the storm. We also take a look at youth-driven protests in Nigeria and Thailand. Plus, the European Parliament has sided with vegetarians and environmentalists against the beef industry.
Wirecard scandal: Bundestag wants answers from government
The German parliament's finance committee has convened a special session to question two of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet ministers about their knowledge of Wirecard's multibillion-euro alleged fraud.
NLC rejects 6% Tenancy, Lease stamp duty agreement, Global coronavirus cases reach 15.7 million
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El Salvador calls emergency talks on military loan after soldiers occupy parliament
President Bukele and troops entered parliament on Sunday to demand a loan to better equip the military and police. But the opposition party, FMLN, remain skeptical and have described his actions as those of a dictator.
Bosnia gets government after 14-month impasse
Parliament has authorized Prime Minister Zoran Tegeltija's new cabinet after lengthy political wrangling in the Balkan country. The EU welcomed the government's formation as a step towards European integration.
India passes contentious citizenship bill amid violent protests
India's parliament pass a contentious bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from some countries, as hundreds of troops are deployed in the northeast to control violent protests. The bill will let the Indian government grant citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants who entered India from three neighbouring countries before 2015 -- but not if they are Muslim.
Nigeria’s Senate passes record N10.59tn 2020 budget
Nigeria’s Senate has passed the record N10.59 trillion 2020 budget. The budget passed by Nigeria's parliament assumes a deficit of 1.52 per cent of the estimated Gross domestic product (GDP) – representing about N2.18 trillion to be financed through foreign and domestic borrowing. Chamberlain Peterside, CEO of Xcellon Capital Advisors joins CNBC Africa to unpack the budget.