Lawmaking

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamer’ immigrants will not include amnesty -White House

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamer’ immigrants will not include amnesty -White House

Published 11/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally [more…]

Italian cabinet approves ‘mother of all reforms’ to slash red tape

Italian cabinet approves ‘mother of all reforms’ to slash red tape

Published 07/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government approved a package of measures on Tuesday aimed at cutting the complicated red tape that has long been blamed [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

Published 03/07/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower-court ruling that would have relaxed voting restrictions in Alabama state during the coronavirus pandemic. [more…]

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

Published 30/06/2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the [more…]

EU, Britain, Taiwan dismayed by China’s new security law for Hong Kong

EU, Britain, Taiwan dismayed by China’s new security law for Hong Kong

Published 30/06/2020

BRUSSELS/TOKYO (Reuters) - The European Union expressed anger while Britain and Japan voiced concern on Tuesday after China passed a national security law for Hong [more…]

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Published 30/06/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Thousands of Turkish lawyers protested outside Istanbul’s main courthouse on Tuesday against a government plan to reform bar associations, saying it aims [more…]

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain urgently needs to see the legislation China passed regarding Hong Kong to determine whether it has breached the joint declaration and [more…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

U.S. Democrats push election-year healthcare, housing, infrastructure bills

U.S. Democrats push election-year healthcare, housing, infrastructure bills

Published 30/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives this week showcased three big-ticket, election-year initiatives they say would improve healthcare, protect renters from [more…]

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Published 25/06/2020

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Finance ministers of Spain, Ireland and Luxembourg are in the running to chair meetings of the powerful Eurogroup of euro zone finance [more…]