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Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom

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Parliament: Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government. Generally, a modern parliament has three functions: representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries.

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Sri Lanka blasts: Island nation's Parliament meets over new Emergency regulations; experts term set of rules 'draconian'

Addressing the blame game that has ensued since the day the attacks took place, MP Kumara Welgama noted that all 225 ministers should take responsibility.
Firstpost - Published

Sri Lankan top officials deliberately withheld intelligence information on Easter attacks, minister tells Parliament

Senior officials deliberately withheld intelligence about possible attacks on Sri Lanka, where a rash of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday killed at least 359 people, the leader of parliament said on..
Firstpost - Published

Videos for Parliament

Egypt's Parliament Approves Constitutional Changes Granting New Presidential Power [Video]Egypt's Parliament Approves Constitutional Changes Granting New Presidential Power

According to a report by CNN, on Tuesday, Egypt's Parliament approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and remain in power until..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

After Notre Dame Fire, UK Lawmakers Worry About Parliament [Video]After Notre Dame Fire, UK Lawmakers Worry About Parliament

The Palace of Westminster, which is home to the U.K.'s Parliament, is in a state of disrepair.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

British MP's Push To Extradite Assange To Sweden [Video]British MP's Push To Extradite Assange To Sweden

Over 70 parliament members requested the government communicate to Sweden it will accept an extradition request.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

New Zealand Gov. General Signs Military-Style Weapons Ban [Video]New Zealand Gov. General Signs Military-Style Weapons Ban

Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a ban on semiautomatic firearms, magazines and parts.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Likely to Win Re-election [Video]Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Likely to Win Re-election

It's a tight race between the controversial right-wing PM and his closest opponent, centrist former general Benny Gantz.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Gantz, Netanyahu Declare Victory In Israel Election [Video]Gantz, Netanyahu Declare Victory In Israel Election

Benny Gantz, who's challenging incumbent PM Benjamin Netanyahu, called Tuesday's election a "historic vote" for Israel.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Watch: Iran's lawmakers wear Revolutionary Guards' uniforms to Parliament [Video]Watch: Iran's lawmakers wear Revolutionary Guards' uniforms to Parliament

Watch: Iran's lawmakers wear Revolutionary Guards' uniforms to Parliament after the US named the country's military elite as a foreign terrorist organization.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:20Published

Israelis Vote in Parliamentary Election [Video]Israelis Vote in Parliamentary Election

Controversial right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could win a fifth term in office.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

British Government, Parliament And People Remain Divided, As Disorderly Brexit Looms [Video]British Government, Parliament And People Remain Divided, As Disorderly Brexit Looms

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the European Union warned that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Theresa May Could Be Forced To Seek Another Brexit Delay This Week [Video]Theresa May Could Be Forced To Seek Another Brexit Delay This Week

Theresa May could this week be forced to seek another delay to Brexit, under a new piece of legislation brought forward by Members of Parliament. The legislation, called the European Union (Withdrawal)..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Brexit: What happens next? [Video]Brexit: What happens next?

After another series of indicative votes in Parliament failed to produce a majority for anything, what happens next with Brexit?

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:29Published

Members Of Parliament Continue Brexit Deadlock [Video]Members Of Parliament Continue Brexit Deadlock

According to Business Insider, Members of Parliament rejected the remaining Brexit alternatives through a series of votes. On April 1st, the House of Commons held another round of indicative votes, but..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Parliament rejects four indicative vote options [Video]Parliament rejects four indicative vote options

MPs have rejected all four alternatives to Theresa May’s EU withdrawal deal after Parliament took control of the Brexit process for the second time in the space of a week.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

UK Lawmakers Will Once Again Vote on Other Brexit Options [Video]UK Lawmakers Will Once Again Vote on Other Brexit Options

Parliament is scheduled to hold a second round of votes on alternatives to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce plan from the European Union.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Gauke: May cannot ignore MPs backing for 'softer' Brexit [Video]Gauke: May cannot ignore MPs backing for 'softer' Brexit

Theresa May has been warned by one of her senior ministers that she cannot afford to ignore the will of Parliament if it unites around a "softer" Brexit.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Man attempts to climb Downing Street security gate [Video]Man attempts to climb Downing Street security gate

A man is arrested after he tries to scale the security gates to British Prime Minister Theresa May's residence, amid a protest calling for Brexit. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Thousands Protest UK Parliament After Failed Brexit Vote [Video]Thousands Protest UK Parliament After Failed Brexit Vote

​After the vote, Brexit supporters swarmed outside the Houses of Parliament in London to express their dissatisfaction.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Theresa May's Third Attempt At A Brexit Deal Falls Short [Video]Theresa May's Third Attempt At A Brexit Deal Falls Short

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was defeated on Friday for a third time, 344-286. A significant number of Conservative Brexiteers switched to back May's withdrawal agreement with the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Parliament Votes To Reject Calls To Cancel Brexit [Video]Parliament Votes To Reject Calls To Cancel Brexit

According to a report by Business Insider, the House of Commons has voted to reject calls to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit after over 5.8 million people signed a petition calling for Britain's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Countdown to Brexit: Britain to leave on April 12 or May 22 [Video]Countdown to Brexit: Britain to leave on April 12 or May 22

Commons Speaker John Bercow has denied being biased in Parliament and says he believes it is important "to give a voice to minorities".

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

Theresa May Says She'll Step Down if Her Brexit Deal Passes [Video]Theresa May Says She'll Step Down if Her Brexit Deal Passes

May told Conservative Party lawmakers she's prepared to leave her post sooner than she intended "in order to do what is right for our party."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

UK PM Theresa May Is Ready to Quit to Save Brexit Deal [Video]UK PM Theresa May Is Ready to Quit to Save Brexit Deal

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 27, 2019 in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

(Brexit) UK PM May under fire as Parliament returns from break

(brexit) uk pm may under fire as parliament returns from break
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. (PA via AP) British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing new pressure from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers return to Parliament...
WorldNews - Published

Egypt's parliament backs constitutional changes to extend Sisi's term

egypt's parliament backs constitutional changes to extend sisi's term
Parliament approves constitutional changes that could let the president stay in power until 2030.
BBC News - Published

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