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13 May
The US Senate has voted 51 to 49 against proceeding with the Women's Health Protection Act. The bill sought to ensure access to abortions nationwide.
19 Dec 2021
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn his candidacy for the Senate in the country's May 2022 elections, according to the election commission. He reaches term limit as president in 2022.
15 Dec 2021
A report by a US Senate Committee has raised concerns by whistleblowers about the safety approval process for new aircraft, in the wake of the deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes in 2018 and 2019. Senators spoke to whistleblowers at Boeing, its supplier GE, and engineers working for the Federal Aviation Administration. It found the FAA's certification process had been "eroded" and that the agency had "increasingly delegated away its authority". Our business editor Stephen Carroll tells us more.
18 Nov 2021
President Sebastian Pinera was involved with the controversial sale of a mining company in 2010, as revealed in the Pandora Papers. If impeached, he could have faced five years in prison.
16 Nov 2021
Despite announcing his retirement last month, outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte has indicated that he will not be bowing out of politics after all.
29 Oct 2021
The law would have made homophobia a crime that is treated similarly to racism. Right-wing lawmakers were particularly opposed to the proposal.
26 Sep 2021
A controversial broadcast reform bill was rejected by the Polish Senate by a 53-37 margin. The bill now returns to the lower house of parliament where it will test the ruling party.
8 Jul 2021
The Senate is screening President Muhammadu Buhari's nominees for appointment as National Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission.
24 Jun 2021
The GOP has once again used its minority rights in the Senate to block key Democrat legislation. Democrats have pledged to keep trying to pass voting rights reforms.
3 Jun 2021
The obstruction of the bill in a show of party loyalty to former President Donald Trump sparked outrage from Democrats.
20 May 2021
The Nigerian senate request fresh loan from President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of N2.3 trillion as external Loan.
29 Apr 2021
Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan, warns in a Senate hearing that if the Taliban were to seize power militarily from the government in Kabul, they will have little international support. "They will face isolation, regional opposition, sanctions, and international opprobrium," he says. The US, earlier on Tuesday, ordered non-essential staff to leave its Kabul embassy, citing increased threats as Washington prepares to end its 20-year war in Afghanistan.

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