Robert Menendez

US senator introduces `CECIL` act to curb trophy hunting

 Urging Americans to curb trophy killings and not be "cowardly lions," US lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would prevent the kinds of controversial hunting that brought down Zimbabwe`s beloved beast Cecil.

Aug 01, 2015, 00:42 AM IST

US Senator Menendez indicted for corruption

US Senator Robert Menendez has been indicted on charges of public corruption, following a two-year federal investigation into his ties to a friend who contributed large sums to his re-election campaign.

Apr 02, 2015, 07:13 AM IST

Top US senators pitch for weapons aid to Ukrainian forces

Top American senators have urged the United States to provide arms and ammunition to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists along the eastern border of the country.

Sep 01, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

US Congress demands Russia withdraw, mulls Ukraine aid

The US Congress has demanded Russia immediately withdraw from Ukraine and urged US President Barack Obama to impose punitive economic sanctions on Moscow.

Mar 12, 2014, 07:42 AM IST

US senators prepare legislation to pressure Iran

Two US senators are preparing legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran in six months if an interim deal on the Islamic Republic`s nuclear program goes nowhere, penalties that Iran`s foreign minister has said would kill the agreement.

Dec 10, 2013, 04:14 AM IST

Terror safe havens in Pak a significant challenge: Menendez

The presence of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan`s tribal areas and Islamabad`s reluctance to take action against Haqqani network poses a significant challenge to the US in the region, a top American Senator said.

Mar 02, 2013, 10:33 AM IST

Zardari raises concerns over drone attacks with US delegation

President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday described US drone attacks in Pakistan`s tribal areas as "counterproductive", saying the two countries need to "find a way out" in the campaign against militants operating in the region.

Feb 21, 2013, 23:43 PM IST