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