Czech police ask parliament to allow prosecution of PM candidate Babis
Czech police have asked the parliament to allow for prosecution of ANO party leader Andrej Babis, the central European country's most serious candidate to become prime minister after an election due in October, the parliamentary speaker said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:28 10 August
Polish president blocks judiciary reforms after days of protests
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday said he would veto two of three bills passed by parliament in a judicial reform that has triggered nationwide protests and raised EU and U.S. concerns about a politicization of the courts, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:19 24 July
Polish opposition calls for shortening mandates in parliament’s lower house
The Sejm in its current composition is unable to lead Poland in a reasonable and calm manner. We believe that, when the procedure of passing these shameful laws relating to the Supreme Court will be completed, all factions, all opposition parties should raise the question of the reduction of Sejm mandate," Czarzasty said at a briefing, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:31 21 July
Ankara urges EU to speed up Bloc's accession process
Turkey calls on the European Union to provide Ankara with visa liberalization and speed up the EU membership process, Turkey's EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:09 19 July
Azerbaijan says holding illegal presidential election in Nagorno-Karabakh is ‘ridiculous’
Holding an illegal presidential election in the Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia is ridiculous, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev told APA.
11:44 17 July
Azerbaijani MFA responds to European Parliament member who visited Nagorno-Karabakh
"The anti-Azerbaijan statements of European Parliament member Jaromír Štětina, who went on a trip to Nagorno-Karabakh, is aimed at deepening national and religious discord,” Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hikmet Hajiyev said of Štětina’s statements on the criminal case initiated against him.
15:52 15 July
MEPs criticize Armenian shelling of Azerbaijani civilians
The latest incidents on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops were discussed at a meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) on Tuesday, the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Euronest PA told APA.
17:13 11 July
Azerbaijani students hold protests in European countries
Azerbaijani youth studying in European countries have held a protest in Brussels, Warsaw and the Hague.
19:42 10 July
Karabakh tragedy brought to the steps of Armenian Embassy in London
In an emotive reconstruction, the carnage of this week’s tragedy near to the Armenian-occupied Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh has been brought directly to the steps of the Armenian Embassy in London.
12:08 10 July
Members of the European Parliament strictly condemned Armenian war crime
Vice-President of the European Parliament Richard Charnetski, rapporteur on Azerbaijan Norika Nikolaia and MP Kosmo Zlotovski made a joint statement condemning the war crimes of Armenia categorically, APA reports quoting the Azerbaijani embassy in Belgium that they demanded to stop senseless murders of civilians - women and children.
05:29 07 July
Members of the European Parliament: Armenian military crime is a symbol of cowardice
Members of the European Parliament Iveta Grigule (Latvia), Ivo Weigl (Slovenia) and Rashid Dati (France) issued a joint statement condemning the war crimes of Armenia, in particular the killing of two civilians by the Armenian armed forces in Fizuli region of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijani embassy in Belgium told APA.
03:30 07 July
Rachida Dati: Armenia must stop targeting civilians for its unfounded and illegitimate political demands
Rachida Dati, a member of the European Parliament, has issued a statement addressing the death of civilians in the Alkhanli village of Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli district as a consequence of Armenian shelling.
12:05 06 July
European Parliament and Euronest PA appealed regarding Armenian atrocity in Fuzuli
According to the appeal, the circles in the European Parliament which support Armenia also bear the responsibility for this crime.
16:18 05 July
How openDemocracy.net ignores alternative view point? – POSITION
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13:47 04 July
EU has treated Turkey unfairly: Hungarian FM
As Hungary understands the impact of last year’s failed coup in Turkey, it sees EU criticism of Turkey's fight against terrorism as unfair and unfounded, according to its foreign minister, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
23:21 01 July
German Bundestag passes bill on same-sex marriage
The German parliament, or Bundestag, on Friday passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriages in a snap vote that made it onto the agenda before the summer break after a surprise shift by Chancellor Angela Merkel, APA reported citing DW.
12:04 30 June
British MPs approve May government's first policy plans
British lawmakers have approved the Conservative minority government’s first policy plans as laid out in the Queen’s Speech with a majority of 14 votes, APA reports quoting Anadolu
01:26 30 June
Macedonia to extend state of crisis due to ongoing flow of migrants
As numerous migrants continue to arrive at Macedonia's southern and northern borders, Macedonian Parliament unanimously decided on Thursday to extend the state of crisis to Dec. 31, 2017, Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski informed, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
23:10 29 June
Azerbaijan to demand explanation from Czech Foreign Ministry on ambassador’s statements
Azerbaijan’s Embassy will demand an explanation from the Czech Foreign Ministry regarding the anti-Azerbaijani statements of the country’s ambassador to Armenia, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev told APA on Friday.
16:18 23 June
Azerbaijan’s refugee and IDP pain highlighted in the French Senate
As part of a series of events organised in the margins of UN World Refugee Day throughout the world, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference entitled The Consequences of a Forgotten Conflict for France: The Current Situation and Prospects for Refugees and IDPs in the long-term – Azerbaijan as a case study, hosted in the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate.
20:42 22 June