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Democrats argue ‘right matters’ in Trump impeachment trial

Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case Thursday at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that he abused power like no other president in history, swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani. On Friday, the Democrats ...

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Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial

US Democrats have ruled out a “witness swap” with Republicans in US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Former US Vice-President Joe Biden said on Wednesday in Osage, Iowa, where he is campaigning for the White House that he would not ...

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Hillary Clinton sued for calling Tulsi Gabbard ‘Russian asset’

US presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard, who is in near the last place among Democrats in primary polling, filed a defamation suit Wednesday against Hillary Clinton after the former secretary of state called her a “Russian asset.” Gabbard alleges that Clinton ...

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Greece elects first woman president Ekaterini

Greece’s parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with no party-political allegiance. A cross-party majority of 261 of the 294 MPs present at the session voted in favour of 63-year-old Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, ...

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UN, agencies aiding Afghanistan, Pakistan after winter storms

The United Nations (UN) and its agencies are supporting government-led rescue and relief efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan in response to winter weather and its fatal effects, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. The world organization and its humanitarian partners ...

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U.S. Senate rejects Democrats’ demand for documents in Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday rejected three sepreate motions proposed by the Democrats to acquire documents and evidence in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump. The motions, brought up by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, are amendments to ...

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Trump renews auto tariff threat against EU

Photo: Panel members applaud for Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg after she addressed guests at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. President Donald Trump says he’ll strongly consider imposing tariffs on European auto imports if ...

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Nepal rescuers search for 7 as avalanche hits hiking trail

Photo : In this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 photo, trekkers wait to be airlifted a day after an avalanche hit Mount Annapurna trail in Nepal. Special Nepalese army and government rescue personnel continued searching Monday for four South Korean trekkers ...

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Impeachment trial to begins with rules fight, long days

Photo : President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the White House in Washington to attend the annual economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render ...

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Myanmar panel: Security forces likely committed war crimes

Photo : Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, shakes hands with Philippine diplomat Rosario Manalo, a member of the Independent Commission of Enquiry for Rakhine State, at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. An independent commission established by Myanmar’s ...

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