US Congress formally certified Joe Biden as next president
January 7, 2021
WASHINGTON (AFP/Web Desk) - US Congress formally certified Joe Biden as the next US president on Thursday, dealing a hammer blow to Donald Trump whose supporters stormed the Capitol hours earlier, triggering unprecedented scenes of mayhem in the seat of American democracy.
December 21, 2020
US Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 aid package, plans votes for Monday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US congressional leaders reached agreement on Sunday on a $900 billion package to provide the first new aid in months to an economy and individuals battered by the surging coronavirus pandemic, with votes likely on Monday.
December 17, 2020
Lawmakers haggle over details as US Congress closes in on $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US congressional negotiators were haggling on Wednesday over details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill that is expected to include $600-$700 stimulus checks and extended unemployment benefits, as a Friday deadline loomed, lawmakers and aides said.
November 4, 2020
US Congress notified of drone sale to Taiwan: Pentagon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US State Department cleared the potential sale of four sophisticated US-made aerial drones to Taiwan in a formal notification sent to Congress, the Pentagon said on
June 11, 2020
George Floyd's brother decries 'a modern-day lynching' in testimony to US Congress
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Floyd’s younger brother took his grief to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday with an impassioned plea that lawmakers not let his brother’s death be in vain,
March 25, 2020
Asia rides Wall Street surge as investors place hopes on US stimulus
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares extended their rally on Wednesday in the wake of Wall Street’s massive rebound as the US Congress appeared closer to passing a $2 trillion stimulus
November 17, 2019
Pakistan welcomes public hearing of HRC on IoK
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has welcomed the public hearing of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress on the human rights situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). In