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With impeachment article sent to Senate, Trump’s trial is set in motion
Jan26

With impeachment article sent to Senate, Trump’s trial is set in motion

House impeachment managers transmit the impeachment article in the Senate chamber in Washington on Monday. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives presented a single article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of the Capitol, setting in motion the first-ever impeachment trial of a...

House sends Trump impeachment article to Senate, triggering trial
Jan26

House sends Trump impeachment article to Senate, triggering trial

WASHINGTON, Jan 26: The US House of Representatives presented a single article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of the Capitol, setting in motion the first-ever impeachment trial of a former president.In a solemn procession, the nine House impeachment managers silently walked the article...

Ukraine completes tough COVID lockdown with optimistic expectations
Jan25

Ukraine completes tough COVID lockdown with optimistic expectations

KYIV (Reuters) – Ukraine reopens schools, restaurants and gyms on Monday, ending a tough lockdown introduced on Jan. 8 to prevent a new wave of coronavirus infections, Ukrainian authorities said. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

In Senate deal, Trump impeachment trial put off until early February
Jan23

In Senate deal, Trump impeachment trial put off until early February

The charge stems from Trump’s incendiary speech to supporters before they stormed the Capitol on Jan 6. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: The leaders of the US Senate agreed on Friday to push back former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by two weeks, giving the chamber more time to focus on President Joe Biden’s legislative agenda...

15 killed in Ukraine nursing home fire
Jan22

15 killed in Ukraine nursing home fire

KHARKIV, Ukraine: At least 15 people were killed on Thursday after a blaze tore through a nursing home in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd …read more Source:: New Straits...

Pfizer-BioNTech agree to supply Covid vaccine scheme co-led by WHO
Jan22

Pfizer-BioNTech agree to supply Covid vaccine scheme co-led by WHO

LONDON: Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to supply their Covid-19 vaccine to the World Health Organization co-led Covax vaccine access scheme, two sources familiar with the deal said, the latest in a series of shots to be included in the project aimed at lower-income countries. The deal is expected to be announced on Friday, according to the...

At least 15 killed, five injured in nursing home fire in Ukraine
Jan21

At least 15 killed, five injured in nursing home fire in Ukraine

KYIV (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed and five injured in a fire in nursing home in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kharkiv, the Ukrainian state emergency service said on Thursday. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

EBRD invests 812 mln euros in Ukraine in 2020
Jan21

EBRD invests 812 mln euros in Ukraine in 2020

KIEV, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invested 812 million euros (983 million U.S. dollars) in Ukraine in 2020, Ukrinform news agency reported on Wednesday. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

Russia says better ties with US up to Biden
Jan20

Russia says better ties with US up to Biden

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said Wednesday that any improvement in Moscow’s tense relationship with Washington would depend on Joe Biden when he enters the White House. The US recently blamed Kremlin-backed hackers for a massive cyber attack that breached government institutions, adding to a long list of grievances plaguing ties between the former...

Meet the Bidens: America’s new ‘first family’
Jan18

Meet the Bidens: America’s new ‘first family’

Joe Biden arrives with wife Jill Biden to speak to supporters in Wilmington, Delaware on Nov 4. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday. Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career, and his 2020 presidential campaign thrust them...