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Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

A trillion-dollar Senate proposal to rescue the reeling US economy crashed to defeat Sunday after receiving zero support from Democrats, and with five Republicans absent from the chamber ...

Senate to take charge of Trump impeachment process

Senate to take charge of Trump impeachment process

The US Senate will take charge of the impeachment process on Thursday, setting the stage for the trial of President Donald Trump to get under way in earnest next week.

US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

The impeachment of President Donald Trump in the US House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage for a historic trial next month ...

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his list of cabinet nominees to the upper house of parliament, the Senate, on Tuesday, giving lawmakers a chance to vote on them ...

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signalling broad public backing for the maverick leader.

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

The Italian Senate on Sunday passed a revised 2019 budget agreed after a tense standoff with Brussels which saw the populist government water down key measures.

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

The US senate has delivered a significant rebuke to the Trump administration by defying the advice of its top officials and advancing a measure that would cut American military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

Argentina awaits crucial Senate vote on abortion

Argentina awaits crucial Senate vote on abortion

After Ireland voted to legalize abortion in May, will Argentina, another traditionally Catholic country, do the same?

Emir meets US Senate Majority Leader

Emir meets US Senate Majority Leader

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Wednesday met HE US Senate Republican Majority Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, at the Congress headquarters in Washington, DC.

Trump on verge of tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

Trump on verge of tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

The US Senate narrowly approved a sweeping tax overhaul early Wednesday, putting President Donald Trump on the brink of his first major legislative triumph nearly a year after he took office.

US Senate passes tax rewrite, in major win for Trump

US Senate passes tax rewrite, in major win for Trump

US Senate Republicans narrowly passed landmark tax reform early Saturday, a critical step toward delivering a monumental legislative victory for President Donald Trump in his first year in office.

Australia's citizenship crisis spreads, Senator under cloud

Australia's citizenship crisis spreads, Senator under cloud

Australia's widening citizenship crisis entangled a seventh politician on Friday, a key independent senator whose support is critical for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to pass legislation through a hostile Senate.