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.

South Carolina senate votes to take down Confederate flag

South Carolina senate votes to take down Confederate flag

Lawmakers in South Carolina voted 37-3 on Monday to remove from the grounds of the state legislature the Confederate flag -- a symbol increasingly viewed with repugnance following last month`s shooting massacre at a black church.

Nikki Haley hails Senate vote to remove slavery era flag

Nikki Haley hails Senate vote to remove slavery era flag

South Carolina`s Indian American Governor Nikki Haley hailed the state Senate`s vote to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds three weeks after a white man shot dead nine African-Americans in a historic black church.

US Senate advances reform bill curbing NSA spy powers

The US Senate on Tuesday advanced a landmark measure that ends the government`s bulk data collection of Americans` phone records, while reauthorizing other surveillance powers that lapsed this week.

With US Senate in knots, spy provisions expire at midnight

The US Senate failed to reach a deal Sunday that would prevent key counterterror provisions from expiring at midnight, plunging US national security efforts into potential disarray amid persistent extremist threats.

Crunch time in US Senate as NSA spy programs set to lapse

CIA chief John Brennan warned Sunday that allowing vital surveillance programs to expire could increase terror threats, as the US Senate convened for a showdown over whether to renew the controversial provisions.

'Proud hubby' Ben Affleck gushes about wife Jennifer Garner

'Proud hubby' Ben Affleck gushes about wife Jennifer Garner

 Ben Affleck seems to be smitten by his wife Jennifer Garner, as he said that he is very proud of his actress wife, during a Senatehearing.

Polling ends in Pakistan Senate elections

Polling in Pakistan ended on Thursday for elections to Parliament's upper house in the national and provincial assemblies with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N vying to get a majority across 48 seats.

Pakistan's PM Sharif summons meeting on Senate polls

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday convened a meeting of parliamentary leaders to discuss how to make Senate elections transparent, media reported.

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.

Italy`s Berlusconi wins early release from community service

Silvio Berlusconi will not have to serve the final 45 days of a one-year community service order he received for tax fraud, a judge ruled Monday.

Football hero George Weah in landslide Liberian Senate win

Football hero George Weah in landslide Liberian Senate win

 Liberian opposition politician and former football star George Weah won a landslide victory in Senate elections in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, official results showed Sunday.

Former football star George Weah wins seat in Liberia's Senate

Former football star George Weah wins seat in Liberia's Senate

Former world soccer player of the year George Weah has won a seat in Liberia`s Senate to represent the capital, defeating the son of the president and boosting his political fortunes ahead of a presidential election in 2017.

Shutdown averted for now as Congress extends US funding

TThe US Congress passed a $1.1-trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2015 Saturday, capping a week of acrimonious wrangling while averting a government shutdown and sending the measure to President Barack Obama.

Republican wins US Senate race in Alaska

A Republican won Alaska's US Senate race a week after Election Day, further expanding the opposition party's majority.

As millions vote in US mid-term polls, Republicans look for gains in the Senate

As millions vote in US mid-term polls, Republicans look for gains in the Senate

Washington: Voters in the United States took to the polls on Tuesday, casting ballots in midterm elections that could return control of the Senate to Republicans, complicating President Barack Obama`s last two years in office.

Democrats brace for defeat in US mid-term elections

Americans vote Tuesday in legislative elections expected to inflict a stinging defeat on President Barack Obama, with Republicans poised to wrest control of the Senate from his Democrats.