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      Russian spies hacked Ukrainian gas firm mentioned in Trump impeachment
      Jan14

      Russian spies hacked Ukrainian gas firm mentioned in Trump impeachment

      WASHINGTON: Russian spies hacked a Ukrainian energy company at the centre of the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump, a cybersecurity firm said Monday. Russia’s GRU spy agency launched a “phishing” attack in November to access the email of Burisma Holdings employees, California cyber firm Area 1 Security said in a report. “The...

      Russia hacked Ukrainian gas firm in Trump impeachment case
      Jan14

      Russia hacked Ukrainian gas firm in Trump impeachment case

      Trump pressured Ukraine to probe Burisma and its links to the Bidens. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: Russian spies hacked a Ukrainian energy company at the centre of the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump, a cybersecurity firm said Monday. Russia’s GRU spy agency launched a “phishing” attack in November to access the email of Burisma...

      Republicans reject dismissal of Trump charges ahead of trial
      Jan14

      Republicans reject dismissal of Trump charges ahead of trial

      McConnell has vowed to help acquit Trump. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: Republican members of the US Senate, poised to begin an impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the coming days, voiced opposition on Monday to any attempt to dismiss the charges against him without a trial. The Democratic-led US House of Representatives is expected to...

      Trudeau blames Ukraine plane’s downing on US-Iran tensions
      Jan14

      Trudeau blames Ukraine plane’s downing on US-Iran tensions

      Trudeau attended a memorial for the victims last week. (AP pic)OTTAWA: Victims of an Iran-downed jetliner would still be alive if not for a recent escalation of tensions partly triggered by the United States, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. “I think if there were no tensions, if there was no escalation recently in the region,...

      Iran agrees deescalation ‘only solution’ to US crisis
      Jan13

      Iran agrees deescalation ‘only solution’ to US crisis

      Iran’s president also met with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (left). (AP pic)TEHRAN: Iran signalled Sunday it favours a deescalation after 10 days of heightened tensions with the United States during which both sides fired missiles and Tehran accidentally shot down a passenger aircraft. Security was stepped up in...

      Trump warns Iran against ‘massacre’ as plane protests erupt
      Jan13

      Trump warns Iran against ‘massacre’ as plane protests erupt

      Protests broke out after Tehran admitted to shooting down a passenger plane. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Saturday the United States was monitoring Iranian demonstrations closely, warning against any new “massacre” as protests broke out after Tehran admitted to shooting down a passenger plane. Iran said earlier it...

      Iran Guards say ‘superior’ missiles not to kill US troops
      Jan13

      Iran Guards say ‘superior’ missiles not to kill US troops

      Iran launched a wave of missiles at bases in Iraq hosting American and other foreign troops last week. (AP pic)TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Sunday they did not aim to kill US troops when firing a wave of missiles last week at Iraqi bases hosting American forces. “Our aim was not really to kill enemy soldiers. That was not...

      Iran issues more visas to Canadian team probing crash
      Jan13

      Iran issues more visas to Canadian team probing crash

      Rescue worker searching crash site. (AP pic)OTTAWA: Iran has issued eight more visas to a team of Canadian officials following a fatal plane crash near Tehran and most members of the group should be in Tehran on Monday, Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said on Sunday. Champagne said on Twitter that three officials from the...

      Pelosi sees ‘enough testimony’ against Trump to convict
      Jan13

      Pelosi sees ‘enough testimony’ against Trump to convict

      Pelosi says now ball is in Senate’s court. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she believes the impeachment hearings against Donald Trump produced “enough testimony to remove him from office” when the case moves to the Senate. Speaker Pelosi will meet with the House Democratic caucus early Tuesday to prepare...

      Protesters demand Iran’s leaders quit after military admits it hit plane
      Jan12

      Protesters demand Iran’s leaders quit after military admits it hit plane

      Security forces deployed in large numbers across the capital expecting more protests after the Revolutionary Guard admitted to shooting down a passenger plane. (AP picDUBAI: Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, piling pressure on the leadership after the military admitted it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner at a...