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Nobody Messes With Kevin Vickers

Meet Canada’s hero.

October 24, 2014

What We Know About The Canadian Parliament Suspect

Learn more about the alleged Canadian Parliament shooter.

October 24, 2014

Endorse This: Canadian Hero Kevin Vickers Returns To Parliament

See Kevin Vickers receive a hero’s welcome upon his return to Parliament.

October 23, 2014

Canadian Police Confirm Single Gunman Carried Out Ottawa Attack

Get the latest on the situation in Ottawa.

October 23, 2014

Police In Ottawa Hunt For More Than One Gunman On Parliament Hill

The Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa went into lockdown on Wednesday after an attack from as many as three gunmen.

October 22, 2014

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Dissolves Parliament

Kiev (AFP) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Monday dissolved parliament, calling for early elections on October 26. “I have decided to terminate the powers of Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) early,” his official website quoted him as saying. “The new parliament will be elected on October 26, 2014.” AFP Photo/Yuriy Kirnichny Interested in world news? […]

August 25, 2014

Libyans Vote In Parliamentary Elections Amid Ongoing Violence

By Laura King and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — Libyans went to the polls Wednesday in parliamentary elections meant to bring a measure of stability that has been elusive in the turmoil-weary North African nation. Libya in recent weeks has been roiled by some of its worst fighting since the 2011 civil war that […]

June 25, 2014

Russian Parliament Revokes Authorization To Send Troops To Ukraine

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — Russia’s Federation Council, parliament’s upper house, Wednesday revoked its March ruling allowing President Vladimir Putin to use the country’s armed forces in neighboring Ukraine. The council’s action came a day after Putin asked the legislative body for the change in a letter indicating it would “be aimed […]

June 25, 2014

First Major Voting In India As Anti-Graft Party Faces Test

New Delhi (AFP) – Voters went to the polls in New Delhi Thursday on the first major day of India’s marathon national election, with the capital a key battleground for an anti-corruption party which shot to fame last year. Almost a fifth of parliament’s 543 seats are up for grabs on Thursday, the third of […]

April 10, 2014

Spain Offers Legal Protection To Members Of Spanish Monarchy

MADRID — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday approved a draft legislation boosting the legal protection afforded to Queen Sofia, Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, putting them on par with members of the government. Previously, members of the Spanish royal family did not enjoy any form of legal immunity, and would have had […]

April 4, 2014

Live-Blogging of Murdoch Testimony Before Parliament

Below is the transcript of The National Memo’s live-blogging of News Corp testimony delivered before Parliament on July 19, 2011. Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corp; his son, James Murdoch; and Rebekah Brooks, a top lieutenant who resigned from her post last week, spoke before the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee. […]

July 19, 2011