Albanian police use tear gas after protesters try to storm parliament
Police and protesters clashed on the steps of the parliament in Tirana after an attempt to break into the building. Demonstrators are calling for Prime Minister Edi Rama's ouster and have no plans to stop.
Algeria names Abdelkader Bensalah interim president as protests flare
Parliament chose Abdelkader Bensalah to follow the long-serving Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the country's first new president in 20 years. It may not be enough for protesters who want to oust the entire political hierarchy.
U.K. parliament rejects all four Brexit alternatives
The Brexit crisis deepened to a brand-new chaos with the U.K. Parliament voting to reject all four Plan B options that went up for a vote. Those rejections included staying in the customs union, staying in the single market, a referendum on any Parliament-approved Brexit deal and an emergency brake to stop a no-deal Brexit.
Massive African finance scandal may get even bigger
Mozambique's parliament has lifted immunity for its ex-finance minister Manuel Chang, detained in South Africa on a US-issued international arrest warrant. Investigators suspect a link to its Lusophone ally, Angola.
Ivory Coast resignation: Parliament speaker Guillaume Soro steps down
Ivory Coast resignation: Parliament speaker Guillaume Soro steps down.
EU reaches agreement on single-use plastic ban
A plan to ban single-use plastic products such as disposable plates and straws has been agreed. EU member states and the EU parliament still have to give the provisional agreement the go-ahead.
Sweden's first Muslim lawmaker
Sweden has its first Muslim parliamentarian and she's not originally from the Scandinavian country. Leila Ali Elmi is the first Muslim in the Sweden Parliament and has promised to be a voice for immigrants.
U.K. parliament asks 'Where is Mark Zuckerberg?'
Facebook Inc. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg was absent from a meeting with U.K. lawmakers from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which responded by tweeting out a picture of an empty chair reserved for Zuckerberg.
May to face parliament with Brexit Deal
The EU-27 took less than 40 minutes to approve Theresa May's Brexit agreement. The next step will be a vote in parliament. The prime minister says that a decisive vote on whether to accept or reject the deal will happen before Christmas.