Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff risks being driven from office if the lower house votes in favor of an impeachment trial.
The controversial central figure in attempts to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday he will appeal a Supreme Court decision putting the brakes on the opposition's push to unseat her.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won a temporary reprieve from threatened impeachment thanks to a Supreme Court intervention.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a major new setback when a court ruled that her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings.
Brazilians clamoring for President Dilma Rousseff's overthrow should think twice, analysts say, warning that the trauma of impeachment could undermine 20 years of building democracy.
International criticism mounted Saturday over a move to impeach Sri Lanka's chief justice, with Britain demanding protection for the incumbent and the beleaguered legal profession in the former colony.
Romania's suspended president Traian Basescu survived an impeachment vote due to low turnout, according to provisional figures released by the polling panel.