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.
Turkey’s operation in Libya: Targeting gas reserves
The Turkish parliament has decided to deploy troops to fight in Libya's civil war. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not only helping an ally in need — he is also helping himself.
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.
Tunisia election: A chance for political newcomers?
Tunisians will elect a new parliament on Sunday, and all indications point to heavy losses for establishment parties. Young, independent candidates could reap the benefits, reports Sarah Mersch from Tunis.
U.K.'s Johnson wins first parliamentary vote on new Brexit plan
Boris Johnson clinched a dramatic vote for his new Brexit plan, in the first demonstration that parliament is prepared to approve the broad principles of an agreement that takes the U.K. out of the European Union. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern reports on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
Democracy: The great equalizer?
Milind Deora, Former Union Minister of State & Member of Parliament, Government of India and Dr. Chhavi Rajawat, Sarpanch, Village Soda, Rajasthan of India in conversation with Bloomberg's Nisid Hajari at the Bloomberg Equality Summit in Mumbai.
Queen Elizabeth II sets out U.K. legislative agenda
Queen Elizabeth II sets out the U.K. government's agenda during the State Opening of Parliament in Westminster, London. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's domestic policies focus on passing Brexit, healthcare investment, tackling violent crime and increasing wages for the lowest paid.
Italy’s five star, Democrats make progress on coalition talks
In Italy, there is a last-ditch bid to carve out a viable majority in parliament after a rocky day of negotiations between Five Star and the Democratic Party yesterday. We’ve learned that the Democrats now are willing to accept Giuseppe Conte’s return as prime minister but some sticking points remain.