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Tunisia’s Saied: Hatred of parliament to blame for low turnout

A handout picture provided by the press service of Tunisian presidency shows President Kais Saied casting his ballot at a polling station in the Ennasr district near Tunis on Dec 17, 2022, during the parliamentary election. (TUNISIAN PRESIDENCY PRESS SERVICE  / HO / AFP) TUNIS – Tunisia's president on Monday blamed ultra-low turnout for parliamentary […]

Ukrainian parliament adopts laws for membership talks with EU

This handout picture released by the Ukraine Presidency press service on Feb 28, 2022 shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky (center), Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal (right) and Ukraine's Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) chairman Ruslan Stefanchuk attend a signing of the application for membership in the European Union. (UKRAINE PRESIDENCY / AFP) KYIV – The Ukrainian parliament […]

EU parliament removes Kaili from post over graft charges

In this handout photograph taken and released by European Parliament on Dec 7, 2022, Greek politician and European Parliament vice-president Eva Kaili speaks during the European Book Prize award ceremony in Brussels. (ERIC VIDAL / EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT / AFP) STRASBOURG – The European Parliament stripped Greek lawmaker Eva Kaili of her senior assembly post on […]

Belgium charges 4 people in European Parliament corruption probe

A woman walks near the entrance of the European Parliament in Brussels on Dec 9, 2022. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) BRUSSELS – A Belgian judge charged four people on Sunday over allegedly receiving money and gifts from a Gulf state to influence decisions in the European Parliament, accusations that have caused consternation in Brussels. Prosecutors […]

North Macedonia approves proposal to open EU talks

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski (C) delivers a speech during a press conference in the Government building in Skopje, on July 16, 2022. North Macedonia's Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski announced on July 16, 2022 that Skopje had reached a compromise with Bulgaria in a long-running dispute, allowing them to start European Union membership talks. […]