US Senate threatens Iran with new sanctions

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The US Senate voted unanimously Thursday supporting a non-binding measure to slap new economic sanctions on Iran should it violate terms of any nuclear deal it reaches with world powers.

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Parliamentary delegations begin arriving in Hanoi for IPU-132

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Parliamentary delegations begin arriving in Hanoi for IPU-132

About 30 delegations from foreign parliaments and international organisations arrived in Hanoi for the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU-132), according to the Organising Committee’s Sub-committee on Reception-Event. On March 25 alone, the IPU-132 sub-committees welcomed more than 20 delegations, including that from Uganda led by Speaker of the Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, Zambia led by Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini, the Philippines led by President of the Senate Drilon Franklin, and Lithuania led by Vice Speaker of...

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And they're off: Ted Cruz to be first to announce 2016 bid

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And they're off: Ted Cruz to be first to announce 2016 bid

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a conservative firebrand who frequently clashes with leaders of his Republican Party, will become the first major figure from either party to jump into the 2016 U.S. presidential election race on Monday.

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Cambodia approves new election laws

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Cambodia approves new election laws

The Cambodian parliament has unanimously passed two controversial election laws in an attempt to ensure free elections and avoid the post-election political deadlock that has plagued Cambodia in recent years.

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PM meets Australian parliament leaders

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PM meets Australian parliament leaders

Vietnam is requesting further support from Australia in infrastructure, human resources, agriculture, rural development, and poverty reduction, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told Speaker of the House of Representatives Bronwyn Bishop and President of the Senate Stephen Parry in Canberra on March 18.

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150,000 sign treason petition on US Republican letter to Iran

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150,000 sign treason petition on US Republican letter to Iran

More than 155,000 people by Wednesday had signed a petition to the White House urging charges be filed against 47 Republican senators who they say committed "treasonous" offenses by writing Iran's leaders about ongoing nuclear negotiations.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

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U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress generated loud applause and worldwide headlines, it is unlikely to lead to new legislation or a shift in U.S. policy toward Iran.

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US Congress passes security funding, averting crisis

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Congress finally gave the Department of Homeland Security its due yesterday, funding the crucial US agency after months of political wrangling that threatened to plunge it into shutdown.

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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

A chaotic three-month-long fight in Congress over funding the U.S. domestic security agency ended on Tuesday, but not before it highlighted House Speaker John Boehner's inability to halt the Republican Party's further descent into disorder.

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Obama vetoes Canada-US Keystone oil pipeline bill

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Obama vetoes Canada-US Keystone oil pipeline bill

Barack Obama issued the most significant veto of his six-year presidency on Tuesday (Feb 24), blocking legislation allowing the Keystone XL oil pipeline to be built between Canada and the United States.

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With immigration fight, US Homeland Security shutdown nears

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With immigration fight, US Homeland Security shutdown nears

Facing a Friday deadline, Senate Democrats for a fourth time blocked a measure that would fund the department tasked with protecting Americans and securing the border.

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