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Italy's Senate blocks Salvini migrant trial

Rome - Italy's Senate voted Wednesday to block the trial of far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for allegedly illegally confining migrants rescued at sea by an Italian coastguard ship last year.

Babies not welcome in parliament, Danish speaker says

Copenhagen - A Danish lawmaker said Tuesday she was ordered to remove her infant daughter from parliament's chamber, sparking surprise in a country often hailed as a pioneer in women's rights.

European Parliament president apologises for Mussolini remarks

Strasbourg - The right-wing Italian president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani apologised Thursday for remarks defending dictator Benito Mussolini's record, as MEPs called for his resignation.

Sudan parliament cuts state of emergency to six months

Khartoum - Sudan's parliament on Monday approved a nationwide state of emergency of six months instead of one year as ordered by President Omar al-Bashir to quell protests against his iron-fisted rule.

Drone-flying Frenchman released from Myanmar jail

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist arrested in Myanmar for flying a drone near parliament has avoided a lengthy prison sentence and will be deported after being released from jail Wednesday.

Nearly a quarter of lawmakers worldwide are women: study

Geneva - Nearly a quarter of all lawmakers serving in national parliaments worldwide are women, after more progress towards gender parity was made in 2018, the International Parliamentary Union said Tuesday.

Frenchman jailed for one month for flying drone in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist has been sentenced to one month in prison with labour for attempting to fly a drone near Myanmar's parliament, a court official said Wednesday.

Polish opposition forms coalition for European elections

Warsaw - Five Polish opposition parties on Sunday unveiled a coalition to fight the European elections in May, accusing the ruling conservatives of seeking an exit from the European Union.

Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Myanmar court

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance.

Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Myanmar court

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance.

Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Myanmar court

Nay Pyi Taw - A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance.

Putin threatens to target West with new missiles

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to deploy new missiles against Western capitals as he delivered a state of the nation address Wednesday aimed at boosting falling approval ratings.

Eurosceptic forces to gain in EU elections: poll

Apo - Eurosceptic populists are projected to make gains in European Parliamentary elections in May but mainstream political groups ought to retain their majority, albeit with increasing signs of fragmentation, according to opinion polls.

Eurosceptic forces to gain in EU elections: poll

Apo - Eurosceptic populists will make gains in European Parliamentary elections in May but mainstream political groups ought to be able to maintain a working majority, a broad voter survey showed Monday.

Facebook 'digital gangsters' who spread fake news: British MPs

London - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters" who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy.

Facebook 'digital gangsters' violated privacy laws: MPs

London - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters" that knowingly violated data privacy and competition laws.

EU parliament cancels Catalan separatist's event

Apo - The European Parliament on Friday cancelled an event that was to be attended by Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, citing "security threats".

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi presidency

Apo - Egypt's parliament on Thursday gave preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power after his second term ends in 2022.

Venezuela's Guaido vows to bring in aid next week

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido told tens of thousands of supporters on Tuesday that desperately-needed humanitarian aid would be brought into the country on February 23, despite opposition from President Nicolas Maduro.

MEP warns top Brexiteers of revolutionaries' fate

Strasbourg - A senior member of the European parliament warned the leaders of Britain's Brexit movement on Tuesday that a previous generation of revolutionaries lost their heads.

Venezuela opposition prepares protest, presses for aid to be let in

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition plans more marches Tuesday to press the military to let in US humanitarian aid, which President Nicolas Maduro says is the stepping stone to an invasion.

Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid

Caracas - Opposition leader Juan Guaido, recognized by some 50 countries as Venezuela's interim president, warned the military Sunday that blocking humanitarian aid from entering the country is a "crime against humanity.

Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid

Caracas - Opposition leader Juan Guaido, recognized by some 50 countries as Venezuela's interim president, warned the military Sunday that blocking humanitarian aid from entering the country is a "crime against humanity.

Venezuela's Maduro calls for early legislative elections

Caracas - Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro threatened on Saturday to bring forward parliamentary elections in a bid to sideline opposition leader Juan Guaido's challenge to his authority.

Chavez-era ex-officials turn backs on Venezuela's Maduro

Caracas - They embraced the socialist revolution of late leader Hugo Chavez along with millions of other Venezuelans, but four former officials have now been left disillusioned by Nicolas Maduro's regime.

Canada paid a high price for oil pipeline: budget watchdog

Ottawa - A watchdog said Thursday Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid more than he needed to for a controversial oil pipeline to the Pacific -- which could come back to haunt him in October elections.

Double trouble: Venezuelans and their two 'presidents'

Caracas - Anibal Garcia chooses to make light of a situation which has left him and many other residents of Caracas unsure as to who is in charge of Venezuela."Brilliant!

Frustrated British MPs try to take control of Brexit

London - British MPs frustrated with Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy are seeking to force a new approach, which could include delaying Britain's exit from the EU and holding a second referendum.- Why now?

Greek MPs to vote on Macedonia deal amid political turmoil

Atenas - The Greek parliament is expected to vote Thursday on a deal to change Macedonia's name to the Republic of North Macedonia amid deep social division and a crisis in centrist political parties.

EU states breaching rule of law could lose funds: Parliament

Strasbourg - European Union countries that undermine the bloc's democratic principles could lose EU funds, under a draft law backed by the European Parliament on Thursday.
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Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
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