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1 Nov
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.
11 Oct
The elections, which took place amid a widespread election boycott by anti-government activists, didn't generate much enthusiasm among Iraq's young population.
29 Sep
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!"
28 Jul
Communist Pavel Grudinin has been blocked from running for the Russian parliament, with electoral officials claiming he has offshore assets.
9 Jun
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.
15 Apr
Parliamentary aides are protesting the nonpayment of their salary arrears by the National Assembly.
19 Mar
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.

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1 hour ago
The United States is the only developed economy without any national policy on paid parental leave. American lawmakers have recently made efforts to pass mandates on parental and family leave, but the legislation is likely to be blocked in partisan bickering. “It has immense benefits” says Richard Petts, Sociology professor at Ball State University, to journalist Kate Moody. “It's really a can't miss policy”.
2 hours ago
Chinese real estate giant Evergrande, saddled with around $300 billion in debt, has been struggling to meet interest payments on its loans. If it collapses, some of its partner firms could be driven to bankruptcy, prospective homebuyers could lose deposits and some banks would lend less money, which would lead to a credit crunch in the world's second-biggest economy. Property developers in China have in fact created an oversupply: there is enough empty property in the country to house more than 90 million people. FRANCE 24's team reports.
2 hours ago
The neoliberal FDP will be the smallest party in Germany's new government but it has landed key ministries and the all-important finance chief job. How much influence will the Free Democrats really have in the end?
2 hours ago
NATO said there would be "consequences" for Russia if it launches an invasion of Ukraine. Russia, meanwhile, warned the West to stear clear of Moscow's "red lines."
3 hours ago
French fashion businesses here in France tend to go one of two ways: either they fail, or they thrive, before being bought up by a powerful luxury group. But some companies do manage to resist that fate – weathering economic crises, the challenges of a globalised economy and now the pandemic, all on their own. So how exactly do they do it and what makes them tick? We went to meet independent shoemakers Arche in the Loire Valley and Paris-based Weston to find out.
1 day ago
The governing body of women's tennis took the decision after Peng made an allegation of sexual abuse against a Chinese official. WTA chairman Steve Simon said he worried about player safety at tournaments in China.