The first session of the Bundestag's 20th legislative period has begun with the traditional gong, signaling that the largest and most diverse German parliament in history may finally convene.
The elections, which took place amid a widespread election boycott by anti-government activists, didn't generate much enthusiasm among Iraq's young population.
The two politicians come from opposite sides of the country but the same party: the Greens. One of the candidates said it was "historic" and another proclaimed it was "madness!"
Communist Pavel Grudinin has been blocked from running for the Russian parliament, with electoral officials claiming he has offshore assets.
Lawmakers in Windhoek debated a settlement that will see Germany apologize and pay for past atrocities. But opposition lawmakers are furious about being cut out of talks.
Parliamentary aides are protesting the nonpayment of their salary arrears by the National Assembly.
Let the minimum wage bill go through parliamentary process: Senate to NLC
31 Oct 2020
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has opened a parliamentary session to deal with on-going mass protests in the country. Germany has warned the Thai king over his activities.
16 Nov 2019
In a move unprecedented in modern German history, lawmakers on Wednesday stripped a far-right politician from his role as a parliamentary committee chair. He had made comments widely condemned as anti-Semitic.
8 Mar 2019
Finland's government has tendered its resignation. The head of the prime minister's parliamentary group said Premier Juha Sipila stepped down because of a failed health care reform.
25 Feb 2019
Theresa May has again delayed the parliamentary vote on her deal. It won’t take place this week. She, instead, has set a new deadline of March 12th, just 17 days before the U.K.
14 Jan 2019
Erik Nielsen, chief economist at UniCredit Group, discusses the likely scenarios if U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May loses a parliamentary vote on her Brexit agreement, scheduled for tomorrow.