Democrats were projected to hold onto the Senate and Republicans were to retain the House of Representatives on Tuesday, raising the likely prospect of more partisan gridlock in a divided US Congress.
Eleanor Holmes Norton pounds her fist in frustration over her role as a non-voting member of the US Congress. She has endured this second-class status for 20 years.
Kazakhstan has good chances of holding the World Petroleum Congress in Astana in 2017: WPC president.
The US State Department said Monday it would work with Congress to try to unblock some $450 million in economic aid for Egypt, after a lawmaker froze the funds.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced hope Saturday that the US Congress would act this month to end Cold War-era trade restrictions on Russia but also raised concerns on human rights.
Libya's interim authorities said they will hand over power to a newly elected congress on Wednesday, less than a year after its fighters overthrew the regime of Moamer Kadhafi.
The US Congress Wednesday approved punishing new sanctions targeting Iran's energy and shipbuilding sectors, a day after President Barack Obama unveiled measures to cripple Tehran's nuclear drive.
Libya has taken an "important step forward" with this month's election results and the vote process showed the Libyan people's "commitment to democracy".
Libya's liberal coalition outscored Islamist parties in preliminary results unveiled by the electoral commission Tuesday -- but it remained unclear who will dominate the next congress.
Tunisia's ruling Islamist Ennahda party stressed its "centrist" and "moderate" position, in a resolution adopted Sunday, the fourth day of its first congress at home in 24 years.
Majilis speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin met with the delegation of American parliamentarians led by Dan Burton.
Nursultan Nazarbayev met with former Prime-Minister of Canada Jean Chretien who arrived in Astana for the 4th Congress of World Religions.
Kirill Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Astana for participation in the 4th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.
The forth meeting of the religious leaders is called Peace and Accord as a Choice of Humankind.
The purpose of the congress is to discuss potential of Kazakhstan PPP Center and practical measures of legislative development of the partnership mechanisms in Kazakhstan economy.
4th Congress of World Religions to take place in Astana on May 30-31. May 31 is the Memory Day of Victims of Political Repressions.
The first Congress of Turkic Countries' Local and Regional Media kicked off in Rize, Turkey on April 25.
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