House of Representatives

Ex-Trump trade advisor Navarro guilty of contempt of Congress

Peter Navarro, a White House trade advisor to former president Donald Trump, was found guilty Thursday of contempt of Congress for refusing to testify before the panel that investigated the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.

A federal jury in Washington found the 72-year-old Navarro guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress after a two-day trial.

PM meets Cyprus Parliament president, discusses Cyprus issue and East Med security

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday received the President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus and President of the Democratic Rally (DISY) party, Annita Demetriou, at the Maximos Mansion in Athens.

The latest developments in the Cyprus issue, the common challenges faced by Greece and Cyprus and security in the Eastern Mediterranean dominated the meeting.

US Representative Grace Meng applauds inclusion of amendment supporting Greece in defense policy bill

US Representative Grace Meng, a Democrat representing New York City, and a member of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, has expressed her appreciation for the inclusion of her amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Mitsotakis to visit Cyprus Monday

Prime Minter Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit Cyprus Monday.

The visit had been postponed amid the wildfires crisis.

His first stop will be the military cemetery in the district of Makedonitissa, where the tombs of the Greek and Cypriot soldiers killed during the Turkish invasion of July 1974 are located.

Bosnia CSOs Warn that New FOI Bill Will Limit Citizens’ Rights

A group of 20 civil society organisations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, gathered in the Initiative for Monitoring European Integration, has issued a warning on "the shortcomings of the Draft Law on Freedom of Access to Information of Bosnia and Herzegovina," which Bosnia's state-level government, the Council of Ministers, adopted on April 12. 

Cyprus’ lost electricity production

The Parliamentary Trade Committee of Cyprus' House of Representatives has examined the issue of the absence of renewable electricity storage systems, which results in the rejection of significant power generation. This discussion followed the Electricity Authority of Cyprus' recent decision to install remote-control ripple-control systems in buildings.