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US House Democrats try to force immigration vote

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 03:22

House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move today to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill that would provide a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the US illegally and tighten border security.

Clinton defends response to Benghazi

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 02:48

Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her response to the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, writing in her new book that she will "not be part of a political slugfest on the backs of dead Americans."

Obama chafes at checks on his power

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 07:16

The most powerful man in the world is getting frustrated he can`t get big things done.

US Democrats return Chatwal`s illegal campaign funds

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:40

Several top Democratic leaders in the US are returning the funds collected by Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal in the wake of his guilty plea to federal prosecutors for making thousands of dollars in illegal donations to political campaigns through "straw donors".

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:30

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.

US Senate drops IMF reforms from Ukraine aid

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 03:54

US Senate Democrats bowed to Republican demands Tuesday that IMF reforms be removed from their Ukraine aid package, acknowledging it could not pass with the controversial changes intact.

Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton to run in 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:35

An overwhelming majority of Democrats back Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, according to a new poll.

British Deputy PM warms to opposition

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 20:25

Britain`s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg seemed to be warming to the Labour opposition in an interview out on Monday, raising the prospect of his Liberal Democrats joining them in government next year.

Britain`s Liberal Democrats hint at future coalition with Labour

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 14:32

The leader of the Britain`s Liberal Democrats, the junior partner in Prime Minister David Cameron`s coalition government, has hinted at forming a future coalition government with the Labour party after the 2015 election.

Belgium endorses law on children euthanasia

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 01:59

Belgium on Thursday endorsed new "right-to-die" legislation, which makes it the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of any age.

Czech parties ink coalition deal paving way to cabinet

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 21:48

Three Czech parties on Monday signed a coalition deal that should pave the way for a new cabinet months after a bribery and spy scandal toppled the prime minister.

Americans say US Congress is worst ever: Poll

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 21:06

Two thirds of Americans say the current Congress is the worst ever, while three quarters slammed the "do-nothing" legislature, a recent poll result found on Thursday.