Left-wing politics

Firea: PSD Group in Senate approves series of modifications in standing committees composition

The spokesperson of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) group of senators, Gabriela Firea, has announced on Tuesday that the Social Democrats have approved a series of modifications in the composition of some standing committees, the modifications being determined by the "naming of some senators in ministerial posts".

Macedonia's New Red Lion Fails to Impress Opposition

Macedonia's main opposition Social Democratic Party, SDSM, has come out against the country's proposed new coat of arms, saying the plan is being pushed as a distraction from the real problems.

"This is a typical example of how the government tries to shift public attention from the many affairs and scandals that they have to answer for," SDSM spokesperson Petre Shilegov said.

Turkish opposition slams government during budget talks

Opposition parties have criticized the government over its targets during budget talks in Parliament, asking it to reveal spending details.

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the government to explain where taxpayers' money is going and how the budget is being used.

DS leader warns about persecution of political opponents

BELGRADE - Bojan Pajtic, the leader of the opposition Democratic Party (DS), called on ambassadors in Serbia, international organizations, organizations for the protection of human rights and sister organizations of the DS to point out that human rights are being violated and political opponents are being persecuted in Serbia under the veil of the fight against corruption.