French National Assembly Tuesday voted for the recognition of a Palestinian state, a symbolic move aimed at rising diplomatic pressure to resolve decade-long peace process in the Middle East.
France's parliament on Tuesday approved a new anti-terror bill aimed at preventing potential jihadists from travelling to Iraq, Syria or elsewhere by confiscating their passports.
The French parliament on Tuesday defied months of angry protests by approving a bill that is to make France the 14th country worldwide to legalise same-sex marriages.
France`s Parliament has approved legislation that makes sexual harassment a crime, addressing problems many say have existed for decades.
French lawmakers have rejected a bill presented by the opposition Socialist Party seeking to legalize same-sex marriage.
France`s lower house of Parliament overhwelmingly approved a ban on burqa.
As France`s Parliament debates whether
to ban burqa-like Muslim veils, one lawmaker compares them to
muzzles, or "walking coffins". Another proclaims that women
who wear them must be liberated, even against their will.
The French Parliament on Tuesday voted to return around 15 tattooed and mummified heads of Maori warriors to NZ, ending years of debate over restitution of human remains.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015