President Bukele and troops entered parliament on Sunday to demand a loan to better equip the military and police. But the opposition party, FMLN, remain skeptical and have described his actions as those of a dictator.
India's parliament pass a contentious bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from some countries, as hundreds of troops are deployed in the northeast to control violent protests. The bill will let the Indian government grant citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants who entered India from three neighbouring countries before 2015 -- but not if they are Muslim.
Nigeria’s Senate has passed the record N10.59 trillion 2020 budget. The budget passed by Nigeria's parliament assumes a deficit of 1.52 per cent of the estimated Gross domestic product (GDP) – representing about N2.18 trillion to be financed through foreign and domestic borrowing. Chamberlain Peterside, CEO of Xcellon Capital Advisors joins CNBC Africa to unpack the budget.
Boris Johnson clinched a dramatic vote for his new Brexit plan, in the first demonstration that parliament is prepared to approve the broad principles of an agreement that takes the U.K. out of the European Union. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern reports on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."