Benin Politics: “We don’t have oil, we don’t have gold but we do have these treasures which aren’t kept here,” Beninese lawmaker Orden Alladatin, said.
USA POLITICS: Trump Ultimatum to Republicans: ‘Pass Healthcare Bill Friday Or Keep Obamacare in Place’
US President Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan. Republican lawmakers struggling to overcome differences over new healthcare.
U.S. President Donald Trump warned Republican lawmakers that voters could punish them if they do not approve a plan he favors to dismantle Obamacare.
Trump fired his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after he failed to disclose contacts with Russia’s ambassador before Trump took office on Jan. 20.
Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.
U.S. Court District Judges Xavier Rodriguez and Orlando Garcia in San Antonio found that the districts’ shapes diluted minority voters’ power.
“All of this has occurred with no record of any (Lobbying Disclosure Act) filings by or on behalf of Mr. Icahn,” Public Citizen said in a copy of the letter provided to Reuters.
Yasay was removed from the post after a unanimous vote by a plenary session of the Congress, which came hours after a confirmation hearing in which he was grilled about his citizenship at the time he took the job.
European Parliament called on the EU executive to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe this summer, stepping up pressure to resolve a long-running transatlantic dispute on the issue.
Brazil Lower House of Congress on Wednesday approved a bill that reopens a program providing an amnesty against criminal prosecution to Brazilians holding undeclared assets abroad if they pay tax and a fine.
The European Union Parliament approved on Wednesday a hotly contested free trade deal with Canada after seven years of negotiations.
Kim Jong Nam was known to spend a significant amount of time outside North Korea, traveling in Macau and Hong Kong as well as mainland China, and has been caught in the past using forged travel documents.
Lawmakers (MPs) voted 494 to 122 in favour of legislation giving May the right to trigger Brexit, ending days of intense debate. The bill now needs the approval of the upper chamber, in which May does not have a majority, before it becomes law.
Somali lawmakers gathered behind the blast walls of the capital’s airport to elect their president, after months of delays and following threats from Islamist insurgents bent on derailing the process.
Fillon denied wrongdoing after Le Canard Enchaine newspaper reported the former prime minister had paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for work she may not have done.
Republican lawmakers in several central U.S. states are pushing bills that would crack down on demonstrations, drawing criticism from free speech campaigners.
“This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we’ve had in decades, maybe ever,” President Trump said in a speech to lawmakers at a Philadelphia hotel.
Nigerian house of representative member Mohammed Zorro introduced the asylum, saying it is in the best interest of Nigeria to ensure peace in Gambia.
Senator Joshua Miller and state Representative Scott Slater, both Democrats, want to prevent Rhode Island residents from buying the drug in Massachusetts.
USA POLITICS: California Lawmakers Hire Eric Holder For Legal Brawl Help Dedicated to Making Life Difficult For Trump Government
Former Attorney General Holder said he is honored to work with California’s Legislature as it considers how to respond to potential changes in federal law.