Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abandoned plans to seek passage of it this week because Republicans did not have the requisite 50 votes to pass it.
Senator Renan Calheiros a harsh Temer critic, announced his resignation as party leader saying he would not back proposals that hurt Brazil’s workers.
The talks, which many consider to be the last chance for peace between Greek and Turkish Cypriot started on a positive note according to UN stewards overseeing the negotiation.
The vote was moved by Corbyn’s Labour to get May to change her government’s austerity agenda and increase public spending, but May’s coalition won narrowly.
The warning was based on intelligence indicating Syria prepping for such a strike, and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said, “It appears that they took the warning seriously”.
Millions of Venezuelans are struggling with shortages and triple-digit inflation in socio-political upheaval that has triggered months of street protests.
EU is willing to go along with Trump’s demand for more NATO involvement in Afghanistan against militants, but “the confusion in Washington has had an impact”.
UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye claimed this demand of the Saudi-led coalition against Qatar was a blow against media pluralism in the Middle East.
Under Brazilian law, it is now up to the Legislative House of Deputies to vote on whether to allow the Supreme Court to try President Temer for graft.
At least 80 people are dead, or missing and presumed dead, from the inferno that gutted Grenfell Tower.
A guidance distributed by the State Department defined a highly restricted scope of ‘close familial relations’, and other technicalities, but remained unclear about the fate of refugees who are being processed from these countries.
Cardinal George Pell, Vatican’s de facto treasury minister and the high ranking adviser to Pope Francis faces “multiple charges in respect of historic sexual offences”.
A campaign is encouraging the youth of Colombia to send letters of hope and support to the ex-combatants of the FARC now struggling to find their place and establish a new way of life.
With no end in sight to the war in Yemen, journalists fear they will continue to face risks that threaten their safety and freedom.
The airline has a debt of more than Rs 52,000 crore and is surviving on a Rs 30,000-crore bailout package extended by the previous UPA government in 2012.
A video clip of Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Great Dictator’ has been blocked on YouTube at the request of the military-backed government of Thailand.
Latin America’s murder rate is the highest in the world, accounting for one in every four homicides on the planet.
Five decades after transforming the way people obtain and use cash, the world’s first ATM was turned into gold to celebrate its anniversary.
Saudi foreign minister said that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism.
The youngest, most ethnically diverse and gender-balanced parliament in France’s history held its first session on Tuesday in a test for new lawmakers.
Colombia’s FARC rebels hand over nearly all weapons to the UN, ending role in half-century war that killed more than 220,000 and displaced millions.
Back in April, Trump had called the five-year-old KORUS trade pact “horrible” and “unacceptable” and had said he would either renegotiate or terminate it.
Trump is reportedly frustrated by China’s inaction over North Korea and bilateral trade and is contemplating imposing tariffs on them among other measures.
Iraqi forces started their push into the Old City of Mosul, which is the de facto capital of the ISIS ‘caliphate’, engaging militants dug in among civilians.
The journalists, arrested by the military for covering an event by an ethnic militia will be charged under the statute of “unlawful association”, which carries a three-year prison sentence.
The peacekeepers were held responsible for turning away around 300 Muslims who had come to a Dutch UN base, who were then massacred by Serb troops in 1995.
Russia denounced the warning and dismissed the reports of a strike was being prepared as “unacceptable”.
Nicola Sturgeon said she intends to offer Scots a fresh choice on secession as soon as it was clear what Brexit meant.
“I have been charged with taking bribes without ever having received a cent… I’ve never seen any of that money and I have never taken part in planning to commit any crimes.”
About half the cases of cow-related violence – 32 of 63 – were from states governed by the BJP at the time, eight were run by the Congress and the rest by other parties.
The US Supreme Court said Trump’s blanket 90-day travel ban on six Muslim majority nations could proceed, but only for travellers with no “bona fide relationship” with an American person or entity.
Both the US State Department and Energy Secretary Rick Perry had positive things to say about the meetings and claimed that Indo-US ties could only grow stronger, with Trump claiming India had a “true friend” in him.
The CNPC fears that North Korea won’t be able to continue payments, and with increasing pressure on Pyongyang for its nuclear programme, “it’s no longer worth the risks”.
The recent issue of Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the monthly state government magazine Haryana Samvad, carried a photograph of a veiled woman, describing it as the “identity of the state”.
Protests outside the Capitol building intensify and there is growing dissent even from inside the Republican Party against the bill as the US markets wobble in face of the political uncertainty.
The poll is an attempt to restore democracy at the local level hit by the civil war and years of instability after the monarchy was abolished.
The attack, similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month, also affected computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukranian banks and multinational firms.
Invisible men, time travel, flying machines and space travel are often understood as purely European ideas, but they have rich roots in Islamic culture too.
Hindu Yuva Vahini workers were arrested for allegedly barging into a home in Bareilly and ‘misbehaving’ with women, and later beating up a sub-inspector in protest.
The idea that Greece ‘just ain’t what it used to be’ isn’t just a contemporary one, but it originated in classical Athens, at arguably the height of the civilisation.