Showing posts with label lawmakers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lawmakers. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Hong Kong: la disqualification de deux députés confirmée en appel

La justice hongkongaise a confirmé en appel mercredi la disqualification de deux députés indépendantistes qui avaient été frappés d'une interdiction de siéger par Pékin, au motif qu'ils avaient délibérément écorché leur prestation de serment.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Hong Kong: Pékin interdit de siéger à deux députés, l'exécutif s'aligne

Le chef du gouvernement de Hong Kong a déclaré qu'il respecterait entièrement la décision de Pékin d'interdire de facto deux députés indépendantistes d'entrer au Parlement de l'ancienne colonie britannique, ces derniers ayant délibérément mal prononcé leur prestation de serment.

China: Interpretation of Hong Kong Basic Law comes at right time

A spokesperson of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on Monday issued a statement hailing the adoption of an interpretation of Article 104 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) as "absolutely necessary" and timely.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Arrested HDP MPs behaving like terrorists: Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused arrested lawmakers of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of behaving like terrorists, saying they aim to put Turkey into trouble in the international scene.

Mass protest in Hong Kong over China intervention

Street battles erupted as thousands in Hong Kong protested China's intervention in a dispute over whether two recently elected pro-independence lawmakers should be barred from taking office.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Hong Kong pro-independence lawmakers blocked from taking oath

Hong Kong`s legislature again descended into chaos Wednesday as pro-Beijing politicians blocked the swearing in of two new lawmakers who want a split from China, in an increasingly divided parliament.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Crimea : French MP responds sharply to question from Ukrainian journalist

A member of the French National Assembly, Thierry Mariani, who has recently visited the Crimea at the head of the French delegation, refused to answer a question from a Ukrainian journalist, calling it a "crappy" and "disgusting" question.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Presidente al-Assad a políticos griegos: el pueblo sirio está determinado a seguir defendiendo a su patria y decisión soberana

El presidente, Bashar al-Assad, se reunió este martes con una delegación griega integrada de varios políticos, entre ellos se destacó el diputado Nikos Nikolopoulos, presidente del Partido Democrático Cristiano, y Theodore Katsanevas, miembro del partido “PA. SO. K”.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

HDP deputies refuse to answer prosecutors’ call

Two Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers, Ahmet Yıldırım and Burcu Çelik Özcan, have refused a call from prosecutors to give their testimonies, in the first case since scores of MPs were stripped of their immunity by the Turkish parliament.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

EU expresses serious concern over Turkish parliament decision to lift immunities

The European Union has said the bloc was seriously concerned over the lifting of parliamentary immunity of dozens of Turkish lawmakers, expressing its worries that the move would pose a risk to the freedom of expression of democratically elected members of the parliament.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Mass Shootings Became Tragic Routine in US - Obama on Oregon Murders

US President Barack Obama gave a speech on the deadly Oregon shooting.

He called on both US politicians and citizens to contribute to changing US gun laws, as mass shootings had become a tragic routine in the country. He also urged Americans to pay more attention to presidential candidates' positions on the issue of gun control during the upcoming election.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

US House okay's Obama's plan to train, equip Syrian rebels

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of efforts to fight the Islamic State militant group.

The chamber voted 273-156 to give the president the authority to offer more support for the vetted rebels fighting both the Syrian government and the group.

The measure came as an amendment to a bill that will fund the federal government through mid-December. The Senate is expected to consider it later this week.

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