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Cambodian PM tells opposition to defect or face being banned from politics

Cambodian PM tells opposition to defect or face being banned from politics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday called on lawmakers from the main opposition party to defect ahead of a court ruling on whether to dissolve it ...

Lawmakers to grill top Trump aides on war powers

Lawmakers to grill top Trump aides on war powers

US lawmakers were to grill President Donald Trump's top military and foreign policy advisers on Monday as Congress explores clawing back authority to pronounce on decisions of war and peace.

Spain warns Catalan leader ahead of independence showdown

Spain warns Catalan leader ahead of independence showdown

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont arrived at the regional parliament in Barcelona under the glare of cameras from around the world, ready to address lawmakers.

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Lawmakers from Emmanuel Macron's party will propose an amendment to France's 2018 budget to tax luxury yachts, supercars and precious metals, a senior party official said ...

Philippine lawmakers ask court to put an end to martial law

Philippine lawmakers ask court to put an end to martial law

A group of opposition Philippine lawmakers on Monday asked the Supreme Court to nullify President Rodrigo Duterte's martial law proclamation to combat Islamist militants.

Lawmakers hear Duterte impeachment complaint

Lawmakers hear Duterte impeachment complaint

Philippine lawmakers started hearing an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, which alleges he betrayed the public trust over his ‘defeatist’ approach to China ...

Spanish parliament calls for Franco's remains to be moved

Spanish parliament calls for Franco's remains to be moved

Spanish lawmakers approved on Thursday a motion calling for the remains of General Francisco Franco to be removed from a controversial mausoleum near Madrid that was built by prisoners during his dictatorship.

Philippine environment chief dumped as miners triumph

Philippine environment chief dumped as miners triumph

Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez was sacked on Wednesday when lawmakers rejected her appointment, in a big victory for the mining industry which she had accused of corruption and abuse.

After alleged gas attack, US lawmakers urge action on Syria

After alleged gas attack, US lawmakers urge action on Syria

US lawmakers expressed disgust Tuesday over the suspected gas attack in Syria that killed dozens, with some urging President Donald Trump to challenge the regime in Damascus more forcefully.

Brexit plan under pressure ahead of parliamentary test

Brexit plan under pressure ahead of parliamentary test

Pro-Europe lawmakers' efforts to temper Theresa May's Brexit plan gained traction when a member of her own party broke ranks to criticise her strategy before parliamentary votes that will test her government's slim majority.

British lawmakers take first step to starting Brexit

British lawmakers take first step to starting Brexit

Britain takes a key step towards leaving the European Union on Tuesday as lawmakers begin debating whether to empower Prime Minister Theresa May to embark on the historic divorce.

Parliament must approve start of Brexit talks: court

Parliament must approve start of Brexit talks: court

Britain's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday the government must win parliament's approval before beginning Brexit negotiations in a landmark judgement that also said regional lawmakers had no say.