Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China.
The parliament of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region has sworn in Nechirvan Barzani, the prime minister of the region, as its president, in an attempt to complete the formation of the cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).
A senior British Conservative lawmaker who has a high chance of winning a race to become next prime minister in the country says the government may be forced to suspend parliament to deliver on a mission to withdraw from the European Union at the end of October.
Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament on Monday as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections for the first time.
A senior minister of the British government has said that the country has no option but to hold the European Parliament elections as talks with the opposition on reaching a deal to withdraw from the European Union would not reach a conclusion before end of this month.
The Iranian Parliament overwhelmingly passed a law, which designates American forces in West Asia – known as the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) – as a terrorist organization in a countermeasure against the US blacklisting of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
The European Parliament vote on funding for the environment and climate action will help protect the environment and mitigate climate change, supporting a clean energy transition with increased energy efficiency and a higher share of renewables in the energy mix.