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Britain’s Parliament Votes to Delay Brexit, but Not to Control It

LONDON — British lawmakers on Thursday voted to postpone the country’s departure from the European Union but, in a rare victory for Prime Minister Theresa May, narrowly failed to wrest control of the Brexit process from her battered [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: Parliament Votes to Delay Britain’s E.U. Departure

• With just 15 days left until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, and no consensus on how to do it, Parliament voted on Thursday to postpone the fast-approaching departure date. • By the narrowest of margins, Prime [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: Britain’s Parliament Just Voted Against Holding a Second Referendum

• With just 15 days left until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, Parliament was expected to vote Thursday to postpone the fast-approaching departure date. • By the narrowest of margins, Prime Minister Theresa May [...]

The Brexit Plan Just Failed Again in Parliament: What Happened, and What’s Next?

• Britain’s Parliament on Tuesday soundly defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to exit the European Union, a 391 to 242 vote that is likely to delay Brexit and could derail it entirely. It is a devastating blow to Mrs. May [...]

Moldova’s new hung parliament should concern U.S.

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Moldova held parliamentary elections last month, but the political fate of this Eastern European nation remains unsettled. Most of the Feb. 24 vote split among three parties, resulting in a hung parliament. The pro-Russian [...]

Thousands surround Albania parliament, demand new elections

TIRANA, Albania (AP) – Thousands of protesters supporting Albania’s opposition have surrounded the parliament, demanding the government’s resignation and early elections and accusing the Cabinet of corruption and crime links. The [...]

Egypt’s Parliament Clears Way for El-Sisi to Rule Until 2034

CAIRO — The Egyptian Parliament approved sweeping measures on Thursday that would allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to extend his rule until 2034, further entrenching his authoritarian rule and enshrining in law the military’s [...]

Thousands in Greece Protest Macedonia Deal Days Before Parliament Votes

ATHENS — Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Athens on Sunday, days before the Greek Parliament was to vote on ratifying an agreement to rename the country’s northern neighbor North Macedonia. Former Prime Minister Antonis [...]

‘Order! Order!’: Parliament Speaker Is Brexit’s Surprise Star and Villain

In 2009, he became speaker of the House of Commons — the first Jewish lawmaker ever to hold that post. He resigned from the party, as is customary, when he became speaker. His politics had migrated to the left; he was married to a Labour [...]

Italy’s Berlusconi rebounds again to run for EU parliament

ROME (AP) – Silvio Berlusconi is back. Again. The three-time Italian premier, who has made a career out of rebounding from legal woes, personal scandal, heart trouble and political setbacks, announced Thursday he is running for the European [...]