Baghdad/UNI: The Iraqi parliament has approved the new cabinet lineup and the government program presented by Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani.
Ottawa/IBNS: Executives of the Fundraising website GoFundMe have been called to testify at Canada's House of Commons Public Safety and National Security Committee over releasing nearly $10.1M of funds raised for the truckers' convoy.
Ottawa/IBNS: As the 44th edition of the Canadian Parliament returns on Monday after its winter break, the Liberal government has just a few days to deliver on promises for its first 100 days in office.
Kathmandu/UNI: Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari in the wee hours of Saturday dissolved the Parliament and announced mid-term polls on November 12 and 19.
It would not have come as a surprise to any Pakistan-watcher that the European Parliament, in view of the “alarming” increase in the abuse of blasphemy laws in Pakistan, last week adopted a resolution calling for a review of the GSP+ status, the EU’s most beneficial trading relationship, which it had granted to the country. Once Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan decided to put his stock behind the extremist and violent Tehrik-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) and its demand that the French Ambassador be evicted from Islamabad as punishment for French President Macron’s espousal of free speech in his country, a strong response from the European Union (EU) was no longer in doubt.
Writing to the current Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) Ryszard Czarnecki and Fulvio Martusciello condemned Pakistan for not yet having brought to justice those who orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, known as 26/11.
Brussels: Members of European Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, Fulvio Martusciello and Gianna Garcia on Wednesday wrote a letter of concern to the French government and the European Union and urged them to impose sanctions against unabated terrorist activities in Pakistan.
New York, Feb 22 (IBNS): Addressing parliament elected officials from around the world gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday for an annual hearing, UN chief António Guterres called for their support on legislation and financing of global solutions to global problems, such as climate change, uncoordinated migration and the dangers of some new technologies.
Pristina, Mar 22 (IBNS): The picture of the parliament turned worse in Kosovo on Wednesday as the Opposition party had opened tear gas to prevent voting, media reports said.
Skopje, Apr 28 (IBNS): At least 10 people were injured following a protest inside the Macedonian parliament on Thursday, reports said.
London, Mar 22 (IBNS): Shots have been fired near the House of Parliament in the UK, media reports said.