Brazil Supreme Court denies Rousseff's appeal against impeachment proceedings

Judge Teori Zavascki denied the appeal by the office of the solicitor general, which argued that the impeachment process was flawed from the outset and should be halted.​

Brazil president impeachment recommended in Senate

A senator selected as a fact-finder by a special Senate commission considering the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has recommended that she be put on trial for possible removal from office.

In fight against impeachment, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tries to win left support

In fight against impeachment, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tries to win left support

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, in her fight against impeachment, met her advisors to analyse social measures she could announce on Labour Day as a way of winning back leftist support, the media reported.

Brazil's lower house votes for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment

Brazil's lower house votes for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment

The lower house of Brazil's parliament have voted in favour of impeaching President Dilma Rousseff, a move that could see the country's first female leader removed from power.

Brazilian committee recommends impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff​

Brazilian committee recommends impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff​

A Brazilian congressional committee has voted in favour of moving forward with the impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil impeachment commission votes on president`s fate

Brazil impeachment commission votes on president`s fate

An impeachment commission was due to vote Monday on the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ahead of a vote by the lower house of Congress to decide whether she should go to trial.

2016 Rio Olympics: Besieged Brazil president Dilma Rousseff cancels Greece flame trip

2016 Rio Olympics: Besieged Brazil president Dilma Rousseff cancels Greece flame trip

The lighting of the flame, at Ancient Olympia in the south of the country, is set for April 21.

Brazilians march to support Dilma Rousseff against `coup`

Brazilians march to support Dilma Rousseff against `coup`

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff`s fight against impeachment gathered speed when tens of thousands of people marched nationwide to oppose what they said was a "coup."

Brazil lawyers file new impeachment case against President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil lawyers file new impeachment case against President Dilma Rousseff

The Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) filed a new request on Monday for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff for obstructing justice and granting international soccer body FIFA tax-exempt status during the 2014 World Cup.

Brazilian lawyers push for President Dilma ​Rousseff's impeachment

The Brazilian bar association piled more pressure on President Dilma Rousseff, saying it will file a new request tomorrow to Congress for her impeachment, in a political crisis that threatens to topple her government.

Brazilian lawyers push for Dilma Rousseff impeachment

The Brazilian bar association piled more pressure on President Dilma Rousseff, saying it will file a new request tomorrow to Congress for her impeachment, in a political crisis that threatens to topple her government.

Rajya Sabha MPs to impeach Gujarat HC judge

58 members of Rajya Sabha put impeachement notice on floor of the house against Gujarat High Court Judge Justice Pardiwala.

Brazilian president teeters on impeachment precipice

On paper, Rousseff has the numbers between her Workers' Party and main coalition ally PMDB to survive an impeachment vote.

Madagascan police clash with MPs ahead of impeachment ruling

Madagascan police smashed open the car windows of an opposition lawmaker late Monday and seized the equivalent of $74,000 in cash, reporters witnessed, two weeks after parliament voted to dismiss the president.

Former Thai leaders may face impeachment over 2010 crackdown

Two prominent pro-establishment Thai politicians should face impeachment for their role in a 2010 military crackdown that killed more than 90 anti-government protesters, the country`s powerful graft watchdog said Tuesday.

Sri Lanka reinstates impeached chief justice

Sri Lanka`s new president on Wednesday restored the country`s former chief justice after she was controversially impeached by the previous administration.

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck banned from politics, faces criminal charges

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck banned from politics, faces criminal charges

The political future of embattled former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra will be determined Friday when the junta-appointed parliament votes on whether to impeach her, in a move that could reignite the country`s bitter divisions.

Thailand begins impeachment hearing of ousted PM

Thailand's military-appointed legislature began impeachment hearings on Friday against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a move analysts say is aimed at ensuring the ousted leader stays out of politics for the foreseeable future.

France gets power to impeach President

 French lawmakers now have the power to launch a US-style impeachment of their president under a new law passed on Wednesday. 

Demonstrators want impeachment of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

Sao Paulo: Police in Brazil's biggest city say more than 2,000 people staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.