British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has named 36 new members to Parliament's unelected House of Lords. They included his brother, several prominent Brexit supporters and a Russian-born newspaper owner whose father was a KGB agent.
By Associated Press
Hungary's parliament has approved a bill giving Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government extraordinary powers during the coronavirus pandemic, and setting no end date for them.
By Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press
Sunday saw new chaos in Venezuela’s enduring political and economic disaster. Juan Guaido, leader of parliament and the opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, was physically barred from the National Assembly. Maduro supporters then claimed they’d replaced him as the speaker.
By Marcia Biggs, Frank Carlson
The U.K.'s new Parliament leans to the right and is decisively pro-Brexit.
By Associated Press
By Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes that electing a new crop of lawmakers will provide a solution to the deadlock that has stalled the U.K.'s departure from the European Union.
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence broke out in Baghdad as security forces fired on crowds protesting corruption and a lack of jobs. Officials said one person was killed and some 200 hurt. Also, a mass march in Hong Kong…
By Gregory Katz, Mike Corder, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The landmark decision, made as the UK is seeking a Brexit deal with the EU, immediately prompted calls for Johnson to quit.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The court ruling deepens Britain's political deadlock, with Brexit due in about 50 days.
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
Parliament is now suspended until Oct. 14, but once its session resumes, most scenarios lead to a cross-party agreement to hold an early election that would test Prime Minister Boris Johnson's popularity.
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