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Farm bills: Congress, TMC think they are 'Badshahs', says Pralhad Joshi on ruckus in Rajya Sabha
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DMK, CPI(M), Congress to oppose new agri bills in Rajya Sabha
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Peru president survives Congress impeachment vote
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Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal
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Raab says EU ‘politicisation’ of NI issue threatens Good Friday Agreement
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Explain how lockdown prevented 14 to 29 lakh Covid cases: Anand Sharma
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JDU’s Harivansh re-elected RS Deputy Chairman: Watch what PM Modi said
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Govt Vs opposition over scrapping question hour: Who said what in Lok Sabha
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Gold smuggling case: BJP, Congress' youth wing show black flags to Minister KT Jaleel
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Congress to raise issues of unemployment, migrant crisis in Parliament: Adhir Chowdhury
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Khashoggi murder: US Congress hears calls for justice
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Watch: Scuffle among Cong leaders in Hyderabad, Covid-19 guidelines flouted
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Bihar polls: Congress says BJP politicising Sushant death, Sushil Modi responds
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GOP 'skinny' coronavirus aid bill fails in Senate
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Airline unions go to Capitol Hill to try and save their jobs
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RJD, SP and Congress protest over unemployment by lighting lamps, candles
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Shiv Sena IT Cell lodges FIR against Kangana over PoK analogy for Mumbai
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Governor shuts streets in Brasilia to stop protesters reaching Congress, Supreme CourtThe governor of the federal district in which Brazil's capital Brasilia is located closed the area around the presidential palace, ministries, Supreme Court and Congress on Sunday to keep right-wing..
Venezuela's opposition says to extend congress' term after court appoints electoral bodyVenezuelan opposition leaders pledged to extend the term of the current legislature past the end date of January 2021 after the government-friendly Supreme Court appointed an electoral body to oversee..
Brazil House Speaker Maia says he will decide on impeachment at 'appropriate time'Rodrigo Maia, the speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress, said during an online event on Monday that he would decide whether to open impeachment proceedings against President Jair Bolsonaro at..
El Salvador's Congress OKs law to reopen economy, President Bukele vows vetoEl Salvador's Congress passed a new emergency bill to address the impact of the coronavirus crisis and gradually reopen the Central American nation's economy, while President Nayib Bukele has vowed to..
U.S. State Department clears $1.4 billion sale of Patriot air and missile system to KuwaitThe U.S. State Department has approved a possible $1.425 billion sale of Patriot air and missile defense system components and upgrades to Kuwait, the Pentagon said on Thursday after notifying Congress..
Hong Kong no longer deserves special U.S. status, Pompeo saysU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer qualifies for its special status under U.S. law, potentially dealing a crushing blow to its status as a major..
Only 'remote' chance of recertifying Hong Kong autonomy in future, Pompeo saysU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that China "has shed any pretense" that the people of Hong Kong enjoy the autonomy required by law, in a report certifying his..
Pompeo says Hong Kong does not warrant pre-1997 special treatmentSecretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had certified on Wednesday to Congress that Hong Kong no longer warranted special treatment under U.S. law in the same way that applied when the territory was..
China's new Hong Kong laws a 'flagrant breach' of agreement, foreign officials sayNearly 200 political figures from around the world on Saturday decried Beijing's proposed national security laws for Hong Kong, including 17 U.S. Congress members, as international tensions grow over..
Brazil delays vote on land bill amid threat of environmental boycottBrazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday delayed voting on a land bill seen by some as contributing to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, which has dozens of European companies threatening to..
El Salvador's president extends lockdown, crimping law allowing restart of economyEl Salvador's government on Tuesday extended a strict lockdown until June 6, after President Nayib Bukele threatened to veto a law passed by Congress aimed at accelerating the reopening of the..
Chile finance, presidency ministers in quarantine after meeting with infected lawmakersTwo of Chile´s top Cabinet ministers said on Sunday they would quarantine after coming in close contact with Chilean lawmakers who tested positive for the coronavirus during negotiations in Congress.
Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolutionU.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed legislation passed by both houses of Congress to limit a president's ability to wage war against Iran, as Trump wages a campaign of maximum pressure..
Pompeo delays Hong Kong report to see if China acts to 'further undermine' autonomyThe U.S. State Department is delaying a report to Congress assessing whether Hong Kong enjoys sufficient autonomy from China to continue receiving special treatment from the United States, Secretary of..
U.S. should keep Congress informed about nuclear talks with Saudis: GAOThe U.S. Departments of State and Energy should commit to regular briefings to relevant committees in Congress on talks about nuclear power cooperation with Saudi Arabia, a congressional watchdog said..
Congress Republicans accuse China of seeking to indoctrinate U.S. studentsA group of U.S. House of Representatives Republicans released a letter on Monday charging China with seeking to indoctrinate American students, the latest anti-China statement from congressional allies..
Brazil's Bolsonaro headlines anti-democratic rally amid alarm over handling of coronavirusBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attacked Congress and the courts in a speech to hundreds of supporters on Sunday as the number of coronavirus cases blew past 100,000 in Brazil, underlining the..
Afghanistan likely facing coronavirus 'health disaster': U.S. watchdogAfghanistan, beset by a poor healthcare system, malnutrition, war and other vulnerabilities, likely is facing a "health disaster" from the coronavirus, a watchdog report to the U.S. Congress warns.
Peru's leader says to propose comprehensive pension reformPeruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday rejected a bill approved by Congress earlier this month that would have let people withdraw up to 25% of their holdings in private pension funds and..
In letter to Trump, Turkey's Erdogan urges better U.S. understandingTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a letter to President Donald Trump he hoped the U.S. Congress would better understand the strategic importance of their relations, given solidarity and supplies..
Brazil's Bolsonaro accuses house speaker of trying to remove him from officeBrazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday accused the speaker of the lower house of Congress of turning state governors against him in the coronavirus crisis and seeking to remove him..
Brazil lawmakers pass 'war budget' as coronavirus cases top 10,000Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment for a "war budget" to separate coronavirus-related spending from the government's main budget and shield the economy as the country..
Factbox: Coronavirus hits U.S. Congress, with first cases, quarantinesThe first two members of the U.S. Congress have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and at least 22 others have said they are self-quarantining, many because of exposure to the two congressmen,..
Mexican lower house approves emergency fund for coronavirus useMexico's lower house of Congress on Wednesday approved a bill to create a fund that would free up nearly 181 billion pesos ($7.5 billion) for use in emergencies such as combating coronavirus.
Bolsonaro's second COVID-19 test is negative, Brazil seeks to declare state of emergencyBrazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday his second coronavirus test was negative and his government asked Congress to authorize a state of emergency that would allow it to scrap fiscal targets..
Brazil records first coronavirus death, Bolsonaro awaits new test resultBrazil on Tuesday reported its first confirmed death from the coronavirus outbreak, and tests were underway on four other possible COVID-19 fatalities, as Congress canceled a joint session due to..
Brazil records first coronavirus death as Congress suspends sessionBrazil on Tuesday reported its first confirmed death from the coronavirus outbreak, and tests were underway on four other possible victims of COVID-19, as Congress canceled a joint session due to..
El Salvador president seeks emergency powers to fight coronavirusEl Salvador's Congress will on Friday debate temporarily suspending a range of civil liberties including the right to freely enter and exit the country, as President Nayib Bukele resorts to tougher..
Brazil's Congress overturns presidential veto on spending billBrazil's Congress overturned a presidential veto on Wednesday in an on-going battle over appropriations with President Jair Bolsonaro's government, opening the way for lawmakers to spend an extra 20..
Venezuela opposition marches to Congress in showdown with MaduroVenezuela's opposition on Tuesday will march to downtown Caracas with the aim of regaining control of the national legislature, which was snatched by pro-government lawmakers in January, setting up a..
Argentine president to send abortion legalization law to CongressArgentine President Alberto Fernandez announced on Sunday that he will send to Congress a bill to legalize abortion, an initiative that has broad social support but is also strongly opposed by..
U.S. Congress offices advised to set coronavirus contingency operationsMembers of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday were advised to establish plans for alternative work arrangements in case the coronavirus becomes widespread in the United States.
Pence says virus poses low-level threat in U.S., working with Congress on spending billU.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday the threat from coronavirus to the American public remains low, and the White House has begun discussions with leaders of the U.S. Congress on a..
El Salvador approves law to prosecute civil war crimes, president to vetoEl Salvador's Congress on Wednesday narrowly approved a controversial law intended to allow the prosecution of crimes committed during the country's bloody civil war, although President Nayib Bukele..
Let's not 'short change' funding for coronavirus response: U.S. Senate appropriations chairThe head of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, Republican Senator Richard Shelby, said on Wednesday Congress should provide the Trump administration with the funds it needs to combat..
Pentagon says may need additional funding to deal with coronavirusThe Pentagon told Congress on Wednesday it was reviewing the possibility it may need additional funding to deal with the spread of the coronavirus, hours after the U.S. military reported a soldier in..
Colombia congressional committee to investigate president after ex-senator's allegationsA committee in Colombia's lower house of Congress will investigate allegations by an ex-senator who fled the country that President Ivan Duque participated in vote-buying and sought to have her..
Trump administration seeks $2.5 billion in funds to fight coronavirusThe Trump administration is asking Congress for $2.5 billion to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus, including more than $1 billion for vaccines, the White House said on Monday.
Trump asking Congress for $2.5 billion to fight coronavirus: White HouseThe Trump administration is sending to the U.S. Congress a budget request for $2.5 billion to fight coronavirus, the White House said on Monday.
U.S. Democrats want Russia sanctions over 2020 election interferenceSenior U.S. Democrats said on Monday that President Donald Trump's administration should immediately impose sanctions on Russia after U.S. intelligence officials told members of Congress that Russia..
Salvadoran president sends more soldiers to fight crime after standoff with lawmakersSalvadoran President Nayib Bukele deployed hundreds of soldiers on Tuesday to fight gangs, days after facing criticism for barging into Congress with the army to pressure lawmakers over his security..
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Brazil lawmakers urge Congress to shelve indigenous mining billOpposition lawmakers called on Brazil's Congress on Thursday to reject a proposal by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro to open indigenous reservations to commercial mining, saying it endangered some..
Mexican president intends to send judicial reform proposal to CongressMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he will send Congress a proposal crafted by the Supreme Court that aims to strengthen the judiciary to combat corruption and abuse of..
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Brazil's Bolsonaro tells Congress priorities are tax reform, jobsBrazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said in a message sent to Congress on Monday that his legislative priorities for the year are tax reform, central bank autonomy, job creation and enacting regulatory..
Salvadoran Congress asked to strip former presidential candidate of immunityThe Salvadoran attorney general's office asked Congress on Monday to strip former presidential candidate Norman Quijano of his immunity so he can be prosecuted for allegedly negotiating with gangs..