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Tsipras, Mitsotakis in heated parliamentary debate

By   /  01/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras, Mitsotakis in heated parliamentary debate

  Speaking in Greek parliament on Wednesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras dismissed calls by main opposition leader Kyriacos Mitsotakis for a snap election. During a discussion on the findings of the investigation by a parliamentary committee regarding the legitimacy of loans granted to political parties and media in recent years, Tsipras said calls for a […]

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Parliament in FYROM will be constituted during the weekend, the new government will be formed in February

By   /  27/12/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Parliament in FYROM will be constituted during the weekend, the new government will be formed in February

The new parliament of FYROM is expected to be constituted until Friday, following the early general elections of 11 December. The State Election Commission is expected to announce the final official results tomorrow. The speaker of the last parliament, Trajko Veljanovski said that he’s expecting mandates to be certified and then to call the first […]

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Parliament approves amendments on TV licensing law

By   /  03/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Parliament approves amendments on TV licensing law

Parliament approved on Thursday a series of amendments on the government’s TV licensing law which concern the formation of a new board of the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV). SYRIZA, ANEL and the Democratic Coalition voted “Yes” on the amendment to suspend article 2A, while New Democracy, Golden Dawn and Potami voted “No”. […]

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Investigation of criminal records by the Albanian parliament

By   /  26/10/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Investigation of criminal records by the Albanian parliament

Albanian parliament has come with the conclusion that none of its 140 MPs results with previous convictions by Albanian courts. This was the result of the investigation carried out as part of the application of the law on decriminalization. The official information is based on the self assessment forms submitted to the speaker of parliament, […]

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Parliament of FYROM dissolves, elections to be held on 11 December

By   /  17/10/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Parliament of FYROM dissolves, elections to be held on 11 December

Skopje, 17 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti With a majority of votes, all political parties voted unanimously in favor of dissolving the parliament of the country. This decision gives way to the holding of early elections on 11 December. Speaker of Parliament, Trajko Veljanovski gave the green light to the decision, stressing […]

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Parliament in FYROM will not be dissolved

By   /  11/10/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Parliament in FYROM will not be dissolved

Skopje, 11 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Although the political agreement stipulated the dissolution of parliament on 12 October, this will not be the case. The two biggest parties, VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM (Macedonian Social Democratic Union) have confirmed that this will not happen unless the approval of the 2017 budget. Based on […]

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Special anti-corruption structure in Albania

By   /  07/10/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Special anti-corruption structure in Albania

Tirana, 7 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency With 122 votes in favor, Albanian parliament has approved the special anti corruption structure called SPAK. Both majority and the opposition participated in the voting and gave unanimous support for the creation of this structure, without any votes against. However, opposition MP didn’t vote the other four laws […]

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Parliament allocates 34,6 million euros worth of compensation for flooded areas

By   /  20/09/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Parliament allocates 34,6 million euros worth of compensation for flooded areas

Skopje, 20 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Parliament of FYROM has reviewed last night the 2016 budget, in order to allocate 34,6 million euros for the compensation of areas in Skopje and Tetovo, which were hit by floods on August 6. These funds will serve for the compensation of over 4 thousand […]

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Six people arrested on the attack against the Parliament of Kosovo

By   /  30/08/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Six people arrested on the attack against the Parliament of Kosovo

Pristina, 30 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo’s Special Prosecution, in cooperation with the Police have identified and arrested six people, suspected of the attack against Parliament, occurred on 4 August 2016. The arrested people, which included a woman, are: Adea Batusha, Atdhe Arifi, Astrit Dehari, Egzon Haliti, Petrit Ademi and Frasher […]

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Parliament of Kosovo attacked in Pristina

By   /  05/08/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Parliament of Kosovo attacked in Pristina

Pristina, 5 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Two powerful explosions have occurred last night around 11 pm near the parliament of Kosovo, but without any human casualties. Immediately after the blast, numerous police forces surrounded parliament. KFOR soldiers, firefighter brigade and ambulances also arrived at the scene. Police of Kosovo have confirmed […]

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