EU lawmakers are expected to back a 35 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from new trucks by 2030, EU sources said ahead of a vote on Thursday over new rules that seek to fight global warming without harming industry.
Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday, signalling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election.
A group of top Democratic Party lawmakers in the US Senate have warned President Donald Trump against a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, ahead of a planned summit between the two Finland.
European Union lawmakers from the two parties forming Italy’s new government coalition backed this week a rejected proposal to set up EU funds to help countries quit the euro, a sign of the Italian leadership’s ambivalent position on the common currency.
Facebook has failed to fully answer 39 questions from British lawmakers examining data privacy and fake news, a parliamentary committee said on Tuesday, adding that it would ask the social media giant once again for the missing details.
The Florida state legislature in the US has passed legislation that would impose new restrictions on gun sales and allow some teachers and staff to carry firearms in schools following last month’s high school massacre.