World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 8, 2015
US Senator John McCain blasted the military strategy against the Islamic State group Tuesday, suggesting the United States was "losing" the fight and criticizing the pace of training for Syrian rebels.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 3, 2015
Former US senator Jim Webb of Virginia, a Vietnam War veteran who served as secretary of the navy, announced on Thursday he is running for president, challenging frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay, who quit the cabinet last month amid corruption charges, formed a new opposition party today, signalling a formal break with the president ahead of elections next year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 28, 2015
The US Supreme Court's move to legalize gay marriages triggered heated debate in Russia today, with one MP saying Facebook should be blocked while a senator urged the adoption of the US army's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 13, 2015
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton stages the first big rally of her presidential campaign today, trying to cast herself as a fighter for ordinary Americans and build a clearer case for why she wants to lead the country.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 10, 2015
As Pakistan struggles with the rising risks of floods and melting glaciers, it is crafting a plan to cut its planet-warming emissions under a new global climate deal due to be agreed in Paris in December.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 5, 2015
US lawmakers including presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio wrote Communist leader Xi Jinping on Thursday's anniversary of the Tiananmen square crackdown, saying China's continued rights abuse is a "barrier" to improved bilateral ties.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
Lincoln Chafee, a former US senator and Rhode Island governor who was a longtime Republican before switching to the Democratic Party, launched his 2016 presidential campaign on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
US Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a defense hawk, entered the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Monday, putting criticism of President Barack Obama's foreign policy at the forefront of his White House bid.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 21, 2015
White House hopeful Rand Paul theatrically brought the Senate to a standstill Wednesday, delivering a 10-hour, 30-minute speech seeking to end intelligence agency bulk telephone data collection from millions of Americans.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 15, 2015
Republican US Senator John McCain has turned down a post as advisor to Ukraine's pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko, saying constitutional constraints prohibited him from accepting.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
Independent US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont today announced he would seek the 2016 Democratic nomination for president in a bid likely to pressure Hillary Clinton from the left and challenge her on financial issues.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 30, 2015
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has dismissed as conspiracy theory claims made by a new book that cash donations from India swayed her stance as a senator on the landmark India-US nuclear deal.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 18, 2015
Less than a week after announcing his 2016 campaign for president, Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida doesn't need to worry about money.
World News | Agence Presse-France | Wednesday April 15, 2015
A Florida eye doctor facing corruption charges along with US Senator Robert Menendez has been indicted for multimillion-dollar health care fraud.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 14, 2015
US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida urged voters on Monday to make a "generational choice" for new leadership that is not mired in the policies of the past, as the Republican announced he will enter the 2016 race for the White House.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 13, 2015
US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida told top donors today that he will run for the White House because he is "uniquely qualified" to represent the Republican Party in the 2016 presidential race, the Associated Press reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 11, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today that Iran should take back its citizens who failed in their bids for refugee status, confirming his government will lobby Tehran on the issue.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 9, 2015
When Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky travels across the country this week as a newly minted presidential candidate, he will be greeted by $1 million worth of attack ads accusing him of being "wrong and dangerous" on Iran.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 8, 2015
US Senator Rand Paul promised to be a different kind of Republican on Tuesday, launching a 2016 White House bid by saying he would stand up for individual freedoms that are being trampled by "the Washington machine."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Conservative US Senator Rand Paul announced today that he is running for the Republican Party's nomination for the 2016 presidential race.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Influential American Senator John McCain has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is probably the strongest Indian leader to have emerged in his lifetime and asserted that the US needs to have more cooperation with India.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 23, 2015
Once reviled by fellow Republicans as a "wacko bird" for leading the US government to a 2013 shutdown, resurgent Senator Ted Cruz has turned his Constitution-above-all conservatism into a Tea Party quest for the White House.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 23, 2015
Republican US Senator Ted Cruz confirmed today that he will run for president in 2016, the first major candidate to officially declare a bid in the next race for the White House.