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US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

President Trump had threatened to veto the bipartisan deal, which would shield the young immigrants from deportation in exchange for $25bn in border security.

Rahul Gandhi extends family grip on India's Congress party

Rahul Gandhi extends family grip on India's Congress party

India's Rahul Gandhi took over Saturday as president of the main opposition Congress, becoming the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to head the party that has ruled the country ...

Indians vote in first stage of election seen as acid test for Modi

Indians vote in first stage of election seen as acid test for Modi

Tens of thousands of Indians voted in the first stage of assembly elections in the western state of Gujarat on Saturday, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces his toughest electoral test since coming to power with a landslide victory in 2014.

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.

Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants

Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty protecting 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors from deportation, prompting a political firestorm.

Angry Trump says Russia ties at 'very dangerous low'

Angry Trump says Russia ties at 'very dangerous low'

US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and "very dangerous" low on Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.

Russian official threatens retaliation over US sanctions

Russian official threatens retaliation over US sanctions

A top Russian diplomat on Sunday lambasted the United States Congress for voting to sanction Russia, and warned of retaliation by Moscow.

Philippines' President Duterte vows unrelenting drug war

Philippines' President Duterte vows unrelenting drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Monday to press on with his controversial drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he outlined his vision of an "eye-for-an-eye" justice system.

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Republican Karen Handel won a high-stakes, closely-watched special congressional election Tuesday, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative Georgia where Democrats had hoped to strike a blow ...

Trump's attorney general to face Russia questions

Trump's attorney general to face Russia questions

The eyes of Washington turn again to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, where embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces questions over his Russia contacts...

Infantino slams 'fake news' surrounding FIFA

Infantino slams 'fake news' surrounding FIFA

Gianni Infantino slammed ‘fake news’ surrounding FIFA in an impassioned speech to the annual congress of world football's governing body in Bahrain on Thursday.

After alleged gas attack, US lawmakers urge action on Syria

After alleged gas attack, US lawmakers urge action on Syria

US lawmakers expressed disgust Tuesday over the suspected gas attack in Syria that killed dozens, with some urging President Donald Trump to challenge the regime in Damascus more forcefully.