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Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats, Don’t Be Fooled by Victory

Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats, Don’t Be Fooled by Victory

Supporters of President Trump attended a rally Youngstown, Ohio, in July.
U.K. Parliament to Get a Brexit Vote

U.K. Parliament to Get a Brexit Vote

David Davis, Britain’s Brexit minister, said Monday that Parliament would “vote on the final agreement we strike with the European Union.”
U.K. Parliament to Get a Brexit Vote

U.K. Parliament to Get a Brexit Vote

David Davis, Britain’s Brexit minister, said Monday that Parliament would “vote on the final agreement we strike with the European Union.”
Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women

Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women

First Nations status holders waiting to collect their treaty payments in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in June — one of the rights given to indigenous people under Canadian law.
Of Pints and Predators: Inside the U.K. Parliament’s Boozy Hangouts

Of Pints and Predators: Inside the U.K. Parliament’s Boozy Hangouts

A view of the Houses of Parliament across the Thames in London. Westminster has become embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct.
In Crisis, Angela Merkel Prefers Elections to Minority Rule

In Crisis, Angela Merkel Prefers Elections to Minority Rule

Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday. She said she remained hopeful about forming a majority government.
Northern Ireland Is Sinking Into a ‘Profound Crisis’

Northern Ireland Is Sinking Into a ‘Profound Crisis’

The Northern Irish Parliament buildings, commonly known as Stormont. Its government collapsed in January.
In Crisis, Angela Merkel Prefers Elections to Minority Rule

In Crisis, Angela Merkel Prefers Elections to Minority Rule

Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday. She said she remained hopeful about forming a majority government.
Northern Ireland Is Sinking Into a ‘Profound Crisis’

Northern Ireland Is Sinking Into a ‘Profound Crisis’

The Northern Irish Parliament buildings, commonly known as Stormont. Its government collapsed in January.
Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President, Ending 37-Year Rule

Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President, Ending 37-Year Rule

Zimbabweans celebrated Mr. Mugabe’s resignation outside the Parliament in Harare.
Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President, Ending 37-Year Rule

Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President, Ending 37-Year Rule

Zimbabweans celebrated Mr. Mugabe’s resignation outside the Parliament in Harare.
The Breakdown: How to Fix Australia’s Paralyzed Parliament

The Breakdown: How to Fix Australia’s Paralyzed Parliament

Skye Kakoschke-Moore, an Australian-British citizen, announced her resignation from the Senate on Wednesday as the leader of her party, Nick Xenophon, looked on.
Merkel and Social Democrats Discuss Another Grand Coalition

Merkel and Social Democrats Discuss Another Grand Coalition

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany with Martin Schulz, leader of the Social Democrats, in Parliament this month.
Gay Australian Politician Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Gay Australian Politician Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Tim Wilson, a liberal member of Parliament in Australia, during a debate Monday about same-sex marriage in which he proposed to his partner, Ryan Bolger.
Gay Australian Politician Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Gay Australian Politician Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Tim Wilson, a liberal member of Parliament in Australia, during a debate Monday about same-sex marriage in which he proposed to his partner, Ryan Bolger.
Poland Gets a New Prime Minister in Cabinet Reshuffle

Poland Gets a New Prime Minister in Cabinet Reshuffle

Beata Szydlo, left, offered her resignation as prime minister and Mateusz Morawiecki, right, will succeed her.
The Polish Parliament Reshapes Courts, Drawing Criticism

The Polish Parliament Reshapes Courts, Drawing Criticism

Polish lawmakers voted Friday on a measure to restructure the Supreme Court.
The Polish Parliament Reshapes Courts, Drawing Criticism

The Polish Parliament Reshapes Courts, Drawing Criticism

Polish lawmakers voted Friday on a measure to restructure the Supreme Court.
Parliament Demands Greater Say Over Brexit, Defying Theresa May

Parliament Demands Greater Say Over Brexit, Defying Theresa May

Demonstrators opposed to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union gathered outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on Wednesday.
Irish Lawmakers Recommend Repealing Strict Abortion Ban

Irish Lawmakers Recommend Repealing Strict Abortion Ban

Demonstrators in Dublin marched in September to demand more liberal abortion laws in Ireland.