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Poland parliament approves change to controversial Holocaust law

Poland parliament approves change to controversial Holocaust law Poland’s lower house softens its tone and removes jail terms to those who suggest it played a role in Nazi crimes.   Source: Poland parliament approves change to controversial Holocaust law From News Feed

Turks vote for president, parliament in crucial test for Erdogan

Turks vote for president, parliament in crucial test for Erdogan ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turks vote for a new president and parliament on Sunday in elections that pose the biggest challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago. Source:

UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit

UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday it was important to ensure that parliament could not block Brexit, defending her approach to passing the legislation that will end Britain’s membership of the European Union. Source:

Congo’s parliament to consider legal protection for ex-presidents

Congo’s parliament to consider legal protection for ex-presidents KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s parliament will, at President Joseph Kabila’s request, hold a special session to consider legislation providing legal protection for former presidents, lawmakers said. Source:

Iraqi Parliament Votes for Manual Recount of All Votes in May Election – Reports

Iraqi Parliament Votes for Manual Recount of All Votes in May Election – Reports CAIRO (Sputnik) – The Iraqi parliament voted on Wednesday in favor of a manual recount of all votes cast in the May 12 parliamentary vote amid numerous reported irregularities registered during the election, Rudaw reported.Source: Iraqi Parliament Votes for Manual Recount…

Patriarch Filaret prays for Ukraine while in European Parliament

Patriarch Filaret prays for Ukraine while in European Parliament Filaret prayed for the creation of a united and independent Orthodox Church in Ukraine and protection from enemies.Source: Patriarch Filaret prays for Ukraine while in European Parliament From News Feed

May Ready to Help Trump Hit Syria Without Parliament Approval, Ships Already Underway

May Ready to Help Trump Hit Syria Without Parliament Approval, Ships Already Underway While a U.S. Carrier Strike Group makes its way to the Mediterranean, and amid reports of US and French fighter jets buzzing around the skies over Syria, the BBC reports that UK Prime Minister Theresa May is “ready to join military action against the Assad regime in…

Macedonia Files Terror Charges Over Parliament Attack

Macedonia Files Terror Charges Over Parliament Attack Macedonian prosecutors have filed charges against 30 people, including a former interior minister and several opposition lawmakers, for their alleged involvement in the storming of parliament by demonstrators nearly a year ago.Source: Macedonia Files Terror Charges Over Parliament Attack From News Feed

Ukraine parliament casting wider net for military draft — eligibility to age 30

Ukraine parliament casting wider net for military draft — eligibility to age 30 February 27, 2018 – Fort Russ News –– Vesti.ukr, translated by Tom Winter – In the parliament they are planning to change the range of military service for Ukrainians. People’s deputies plan to increase the draftable age of citizens serving on call for mobilization…

Hungary submits anti-immigration ‘Stop Soros’ bill to parliament

Hungary submits anti-immigration ‘Stop Soros’ bill to parliament BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s nationalist government introduced legislation that would empower the interior minister to ban non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that support migration and pose a “national security risk”. Source:

Macron still backs pan-EU parliament lists despite Strasbourg setback

Macron still backs pan-EU parliament lists despite Strasbourg setback PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will continue to push for the creation of transnational lists for European parliament elections in years to come, despite the assembly in Strasbourg voting on Wednesday against the proposal for the 2019 election. Source: