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Poland's senate approves controversial court reform

Poland's senate approved a controversial reform of the Supreme Court early on Saturday, despite warnings from the European Union, appeals from Washington and massive street protests against the measure.

US House speaker says wants to pass Russia sanctions bill soon

US House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday said he wants to move a strong bill regarding sanctions on Russia as quickly as possible bill but that the legislation still faces procedural and policy hurdles.

Donald Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Donald Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

US President Donald Trump urged Republican US senators on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new health care plan to take its place.

US House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state.

Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

Neil Gorsuch was on Monday sworn in as the new judge of the US Supreme Court, capping a grueling confirmation process and filling the seat once held by the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia.

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump`s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat, completed his Senate confirmation hearings and managed to avoid commenting on the legality of the travel ban.

Pakistan's Senate chief unhappy over revival of military courts, criticizes Sharif govt's decision

Pakistan's Senate chief unhappy over revival of military courts, criticizes Sharif govt's decision

Pakistan's Senate Chairman and senior Pakistan People's Party leader Mian Raza Rabbani has criticised the Nawaz Sharif government's decision to revive the military courts for another two years term.

Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress, elected co-chair of India Caucus

Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress, elected co-chair of India Caucus

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, elected as the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, has vowed to work for furthering Indo-US relations.

Colombia to set up special war crimes courts

Colombia's senate has approved a constitutional reform that creates special war crimes courts, a key component of the historic peace agreement reached with FARC guerrillas ending five decades of warfare.

Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Verma for top health care post in Donald Trump administration

Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Verma for top health care post in Donald Trump administration

President Donald Trump’s pick to run Medicare and Medicaid, Indian-American Seema Verma, won confirmation on Monday.

Donald Trump's swearing-in US' 58th presidential inauguration ceremony

Donald Trump's swearing-in US' 58th presidential inauguration ceremony

Donald Trump's swearing-in on Friday was the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since 1789, when US' first president George Washington was inaugurated.

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was on Wednesday stripped of the country's presidency in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to retain power after a bruising national election.

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.

No intention of pushing for new war powers vote: Mitch McConnell

The Senate won't take up President Barack Obama's request for new war powers to fight the Islamic State group, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today, to avoid tying the hands of the next president.

Hillary Clinton compares email attacks to White House controversies

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday again defended her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, comparing the multiple investigations to Republican-led probes into her husband's administration more than two decades ago.

Is another military takeover in Pakistan imminent?

Is another military takeover in Pakistan imminent?

Pakistan's Senate chief has warned that constitutional checks to prevent yet another military takeover have become redundant in the country which has seen Army rule for nearly half of its 68 years of independence.

Australian Greens to move notice of motion in Senate on Adani project

Australian Greens plans to move a notice of motion to the Senate, seeking a probe into the ownership structure of Indian mining giant Gautam Adani's 16 billion dollar coal development project in Queensland state.

US Senate approves bill to avoid fiscal cliff

The proposal would extend tax rates on annual household income under USD 4,50,000 and postpone automatic spending cuts for two months.