Greens poised to make gains as Swiss elect parliament

World / Politics Oct 20, 2019

Greens poised to make gains as Swiss elect parliament

Swiss voters' concerns about climate change look set to give the environmentalist Greens strong gains in a parliamentary election Sunday that could dilute the center-right's grip on power. A solid showing by the Greens could vault them and allies into the mix for a seat ...

Battle just starting for EU's Greens after poll breakthrough

World / Politics May 28, 2019

Battle just starting for EU's Greens after poll breakthrough

Green parties achieved a landmark breakthrough in the European elections but the challenge is only now starting for them to use newly found leverage in the EU parliament and further increase popularity to achieve real power. In the U.K., France, Germany and other EU states, ...