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Verdict expected in mass Turkey trial of ‘coup ringleaders’

Of the suspects, 176 are in jail while 35 have been freed pending trial and 13 suspects including Gulen are still sought for arrest, according to state news agency Anadolu.

Israel releases Palestinian MP from detention without trial

Khalida Jarrar was arrested for being a senior member in the Popular Front of the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) on July 2, 2017.

Regional lawmaker is Germany’s 1st transgender MP

Tessa Ganserer is believed to be the 1st transgender person in Germany to hold a regional or national MP's seat, or to change their gender while in office.

Shaken Dutch lawmaker Wilders says no more Prophet cartoons, for now

Wilders, speaking on the sidelines of a conference in Italy, expressed shock over a stabbing in Amsterdam last week.

Rebuking Trump’s embrace of Putin, US lawmakers look to punish Russia

US lawmakers threatened action in Congress to punish Moscow and show support for US intelligence agencies.

Lawmaker in Indian PM Modi’s party charged in connection with rape

Kuldeep Singh Sengar was arrested in April in connection with the rape of the teenager in the city of Unnao, in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, a year after the alleged attack.

China reported to have tried to recruit conservative German lawmaker as...

Chinese individuals contacted a conservative lawmaker in the German parliament several times in the summer of 2016, offering him money in exchange for his expertise and insider knowledge.

GOP is said to push Trump to tweet support for immigration...

Stephen Miller met with GOP lawmakers at the Capitol on Wednesday and told them this was probably their last and best chance to pass conservative immigration legislation.

US lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China’s ZTE

US lawmakers reject plans from Trump to ease restrictions on China's ZTE Corp.

Arizona teachers extend walkout as lawmakers negotiate

Thousands of red-clad Arizona teachers flocked to the state Capitol in Phoenix for a third day on Monday to press the Republican-controlled legislature for greater education spending as lawmakers opened talks on various state budget proposals.

1MDB: Money in Switzerland not ours, so can’t claim it

The state investment fund reiterates it has not lost any money and the money being debated in Swiss Parliament belongs to some banks.