Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress on Friday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos urged the nation to protect the nascent peace and put an end to violence.
A human rights group has called upon the US Congress to block the sale of combat helicopters and aircraft missiles to Bahrain in the wake of the ruling Al Khalifah regime’s heavy-handed crackdown on pro-democracy campaigners and political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf country.
The US Congress is set to pass legislation to sharply reduce the annual $300 million in American aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it take steps to stop making what US lawmakers described as payments that reward violent crime.
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s chances of surviving the political crisis gripping Peru faded on Friday after Congress passed a motion to start “presidential vacancy” procedures with enough votes to unseat him within a week.
Three women who claim US President Donald Trump sexually harassed them have urged the US Congress to investigate the misconduct allegations against Trump, amid the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country.
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the US Congress to demand legislation protecting young, undocumented immigrants whose work permits are being revoked by the administration of President Donald Trump.
Hundreds of protesters have occupied a US Senate office building to press Congress to pass legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children to stay in the country, a protection taken away by President Donald Trump.
More than 90 top American experts in atomic sciences, including a designer of the hydrogen bomb, publicly threw their weight behind the Iran nuclear agreement on Monday, exhorting Congress to preserve the accord in the face of President Trump’s disavowal of it.
Some Democratic senators in the United States are planning to introduce a bill preventing Republican President Donald Trump from launching a preemptive strike on North Korea or other countries without the approval of Congress, according to a report.
Russia senators: US Congress must protect Iran deal
Former US secretary of defense Leon Panetta on Monday said he is concerned that countries will not trust the word of the United States following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would not re-certify the multilateral Iran nuclear deal.
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received early on Sunday the organizers and staff of the Congress to Honor the Knowledge, the revolutionary contribution, and the Rank of Ayatollah Seyyed Mostafa Khomeini in Tehran. Seyyed Mostafa Khomeini, the eldest son of the late Imam Khomeini, suspiciously passed away in 1977 in Iraqi city of Najaf. Many surmise that his death was conspired by the intelligence service of Iranian monarch regime of Pahlavi, presstv.com reported.