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Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted amendments to parliament on Monday to change the presidential term limits, according to the bill posted on the legislature's website.

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

All five pro-government parties competing in Uzbekistan's first elections under President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took seats in the country's parliament, preliminary results showed Monday ...

UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to ‘get Brexit done’

UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to ‘get Brexit done’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ‘get Brexit done’ by Jan. 31 and then agree a new trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 ...

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Lebanon's parliament postponed its session on Tuesday after hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked all roads leading to the assembly in central Beirut, preventing lawmakers from reaching the area.

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Around 37 million voters in Spain are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament for the second time this year.

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament ...

‘Parliament is dead,’ PM Johnson's lawyer says as Brexit chaos deepens

‘Parliament is dead,’ PM Johnson's lawyer says as Brexit chaos deepens

Boris Johnson's attorney-general said the British parliament was ‘dead’ in a defiant outburst after lawmakers were recalled following a Supreme Court ruling that the prime minister's suspension ...

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

Britain's highest court heard arguments for a second day Wednesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful or not.

Johnson rejects calls to recall parliament, defends suspension

Johnson rejects calls to recall parliament, defends suspension

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday rejected lawmakers' calls to recall parliament, insisting that its suspension was not designed to facilitate his Brexit plan.

Ukraine president picks young lawyer as prime minister

Ukraine president picks young lawyer as prime minister

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time.

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit

The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal.

UK PM to suspend parliament until Oct 14

UK PM to suspend parliament until Oct 14

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by announcing his new legislative agenda on Oct. 14 ...