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      Trump under fire after openly asking China, Ukraine for dirt on Bidens
      Oct04

      Trump under fire after openly asking China, Ukraine for dirt on Bidens

      US President Donald Trump has come under fire for openly asking China and Ukraine to help dig up dirt on a possible 2020 Democratic rival, Former Vice President Joe Biden, over his son’s business dealings, with top Democrat Representative Adam Schiff saying the move is tantamount to breaching the oath of office. Speaking in Florida …...

      Biden probe: Trump abused office, forced White House cover-up, says Whistle-blower
      Sep27

      Biden probe: Trump abused office, forced White House cover-up, says Whistle-blower

      The whistle-blower complaint at the heart of the burgeoning controversy over President Donald Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president claims not only that Trump misused his office for personal gain and endangered national security, but that unidentified White House officials tried to keep it a secret even within the government. In seven...

      US House launches Trump impeachment inquiry
      Sep25

      US House launches Trump impeachment inquiry

      Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has announced the launch of a formal inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached over a controversial Ukraine call. Pelosi made the announcement on Tuesday after meetings with Democratic congressional leaders and working out plans to move toward impeachment proceedings...

      Calls for Trump impeachment gain momentum
      Sep22

      Calls for Trump impeachment gain momentum

      US President Donald Trump has defended his demand from Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden over influence-peddling allegations linked to his son, Hunter. In a pair of tweets on Saturday, Trump reiterated that Biden’s links with Ukraine needed to be investigated,...

      Putin begins another 6-year tenure as president
      May08

      Putin begins another 6-year tenure as president

      President Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president on Monday and promised to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. In a ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall, Putin said improving Russia’s economy following a recession partly linked to international sanctions...

      Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation
      Mar28

      Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation

      Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

      Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure on allies for expulsions
      Mar27

      Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure on allies for expulsions

      Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

      NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning
      Mar27

      NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning

      NATO Chief, Jens Stoltenberg, will on Tuesday unveil “measures” in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, the alliance said, as international pressure mounts on Moscow. NATO has warned that the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter must have “consequences” and Stoltenberg will hold a news conference in...

      Russia: Putin wins fresh six-year presidential mandate
      Mar19

      Russia: Putin wins fresh six-year presidential mandate

      Russian President Vladimir Putin won a new six-year term in a presidential election Sunday, according to a state-run exit poll, extending two decades in power that have brought confrontation with the West, military entanglements in the Middle East and economic growth followed by stagnation at home. Mr. Putin won 73.9% of the vote, according to...

      Putin unveils ‘invincible’ nuclear weapons systems
      Mar06

      Putin unveils ‘invincible’ nuclear weapons systems

      Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed new nuclear weapons he said could hit any target around the globe with little chance of interception. Putin warned during his annual state of the nation speech on Thursday that an attack on Russia or any of its allies would elicit an immediate response from Moscow. Video footage of the new weapons was...