Smoke shrouds members of the Dutch cavalry as 80 riders rehearsed on a beach on Monday at Scheveningen, Netherlands, outside The Hague, for ceremonies to mark the opening of parliament on Tuesday.
Iraq’s new premier Haider al-Abadi sits during a parliamentary session to vote on Iraq’s new government at the parliament headquarters in Baghdad Read more
Pakistani army soldiers stand alert inside the parliament building during an emergency session in Islamabad, Pakistan. Lawmakers met over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign.
Deputies of the majority fight with the deputies of Regions Party, party of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, during the debates in the parliament in Kiev. The parliament adopted the presidential decree on partial mobilisation. Read more
Public sector workers and members of the Unison union gather outside the Houses of Parliament in central London as they take part in the one-day walkout as part of disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts. Read more
Protesters demand restoration of the state programme of affordable housing, in front of volunteer soldiers of battalion Donbass, as they guard the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev on Thursday to prevent “planned terrorist acts”, according to battalion commander Semion Semionchenko
People take part in a rally outside parliament in Kiev on Tuesday. The protesters wanted parliament to be dissolved and early elections to be held.
Far-right Golden Dawn party supporters demonstrate in front of the parliament in Athens before a vote that will decide whether the deputies of the party will be stripped of their immunity from prosecution over alleged criminal activities
Thai anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally in front of the Parliament as senators debate to find and end to the country’s political conflict, in Bangkok, Thailand
British minister Hugh Robertson shoos away Freya, the cat of Britain’s chancellor George Osborne, as he waits to greet participants of a Friends of Syria meeting at the Foreign Office in London. Read more