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World - Region
3/27/2023 8:06:29 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday announced a pause to divisive judicial reforms moving through parliament, after months of street rallies that drew tens of thousands.

World - International
3/27/2023 7:00:13 PM
Hungary’s parliament on Monday approved Finland’s bid to join NATO, ending months of delays and bringing the Nordic country one step closer to becoming a full member of the Western military alliance.

World - Region
3/27/2023 10:27:51 AM
Iraq's parliament voted Monday to restore electoral laws that were scrapped after 2019 anti-government demonstrations, sparking anger from independent lawmakers who see it benefiting larger parties.

World - International
3/26/2023 11:35:43 AM
Parliamentary polls opened on Sunday in Turkmenistan, a gas-rich authoritarian country that does not tolerate political dissent or a free press.

World - Region
3/26/2023 11:03:12 AM
A seemingly never-ending political crisis is plunging oil-rich Kuwait's economy into the mire, affecting basic services and causing mounting public concern.

World - International
3/23/2023 11:14:24 AM
French unions on Thursday are holding their first mass demonstrations since President Emmanuel Macron inflamed public anger by forcing a higher retirement age through parliament without a vote.

World - Region
3/23/2023 10:56:44 AM
Israel's parliament on Thursday passed the first of several laws that make up its contentious judicial overhaul as protesters opposing the changes staged another day of demonstrations aimed at ringing an alarm over what they see as the country's descent toward autocracy.

World - International
3/22/2023 3:22:17 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that the pension bill that he pushed through without a vote in parliament needs to be implemented by the "end of the year.”

World - Region
3/22/2023 2:53:34 PM
The Jordanian lower house of parliament has voted to expel the Israeli ambassador from Amman in protest against statements made by Israel's far-right Finance Minister, Bezalel Smotrich, according to the Jordanian news agency (Petra).

World - Region
3/22/2023 2:46:35 PM
Israel has "no intention" of reviving West Bank settlements evacuated nearly two decades ago, the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday, after a parliamentary vote sparked US ire.

World - Africa
3/22/2023 12:46:11 PM
Ethiopia's parliament on Wednesday removed the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) from an official list of terrorist groups, a key step in the peace process following the two-year conflict in the country's north.

Business - Economy
3/21/2023 2:56:12 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved Monday a bill amending the current FY2022/23 budget to earmark an additional EGP 165 billion to fund President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's new package of wage and pension hikes and social protection programmes.

World - International
3/20/2023 10:23:06 PM
The French government under President Emmanuel Macron on Monday survived two no-confidence motions in parliament, but still faces intense pressure over its handling of a controversial pensions reform.

Egypt - Politics
3/19/2023 6:06:39 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved Sunday a government-drafted bill granting new wage hikes to government employees and a rise by 15 percent to pensions.

World - Region
3/19/2023 12:15:42 PM
A Kuwaiti court on Sunday annulled the results of a parliamentary election held last year, saying it would reinstate the previous slate of lawmakers elected in 2020, according to the state news agency.

World - International
3/18/2023 10:15:13 PM
People took to the streets across France on Saturday after President Emmanuel Macron imposed an unpopular pension overhaul without a parliament vote.

World - International
3/17/2023 7:36:56 PM
France, where President Emmanuel Macron is facing intensified protests after forcing a contentious pension reform through parliament without a vote, is no stranger to mass demonstrations.

World - International
3/17/2023 6:21:41 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Friday faced no-confidence motions in parliament and intensified protests after imposing a contentious pension reform without a vote in the lower house.

World - International
3/17/2023 3:31:59 PM
Protests against French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to force a bill raising the retirement age from 62 to 64 through parliament without a vote disrupted traffic, garbage collection, and university campuses in Paris as opponents of the change maintained their resolve to get the government to back down.

World - International
3/17/2023 1:34:42 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday faced intensified protests and a no-confidence motion in parliament after pushing through a contentious pension reform without a vote in the lower house.

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