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      Kazakhstan holds doctor over illegal organ transplants
      Nov21

      Kazakhstan holds doctor over illegal organ transplants

      NUR-SULTAN: Police in Kazakhstan detained a doctor this week for harvesting organs from poor people and using them in illegal transplants for wealthy foreigners, the interior ministry said.People from Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan were among those who had been “forced to sell their kidneys due to (their) difficult financial situation,”...

      Ambassador brings Pompeo deeper into Trump impeachment
      Nov21

      Ambassador brings Pompeo deeper into Trump impeachment

      WASHINGTON: A US envoy said Wednesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directed him to coordinate Ukraine policy with President Donald Trump’s lawyer, further implicating the top US diplomat in the impeachment drama.Gordon Sondland — the US ambassador to the European Union who, unlike previous diplomats who testified in the inquiry, is a...

      Russia gives ships back to Ukraine ahead of summit
      Nov19

      Russia gives ships back to Ukraine ahead of summit

      KIEV: Russia on Monday handed over three navy ships it seized a year ago from Ukraine, Moscow and Kiev authorities said, in the latest move to ease tensions between the two countries ahead of a crucial summit.After an exchange of prisoners in September and the withdrawal of some frontline forces over the last few weeks, the handover marked...

      Ukraine ex-president named witness in power abuse probe
      Nov19

      Ukraine ex-president named witness in power abuse probe

      KIEV: Ukraine’s former president Petro Poroshenko has been designated a witness in a criminal investigation related to the nomination of judges, the state investigation bureau said on Monday.Poroshenko has been embroiled in a number of investigations since leaving office in May.But the latest investigation is the first abuse of power probe...

      Trump says will ‘strongly consider’ testifying in impeachment probe
      Nov19

      Trump says will ‘strongly consider’ testifying in impeachment probe

      WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Monday he is “strongly” considering accepting a challenge from opposition Democrats to testify in his own impeachment investigation.After the speaker of the lower house, Nancy Pelosi, upped the ante by suggesting that Trump come forward to tell the “truth“, the Republican president said he was keen.Pelosi...

      Tillerson says Trump actions ‘wrong’ if proven
      Nov19

      Tillerson says Trump actions ‘wrong’ if proven

      WASHINGTON: Former Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has criticised alleged actions that have triggered an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying using US influence for personal gain is “wrong”.Tillerson, a former oil executive who was unceremoniously fired by Trump in March last year, was asked about the scandal in an interview...

      China confirms aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait
      Nov18

      China confirms aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait

      BEIJING: China confirmed on Monday that its first domestically built aircraft carrier had sailed through the Taiwan Strait for “routine” training and tests after Taipei accused Beijing of intimidation around upcoming elections.The ship, which has yet to be named, is Beijing’s second carrier and will add massive firepower to its navy once it...

      Student kills one, wounds three before killing himself at Russian college
      Nov14

      Student kills one, wounds three before killing himself at Russian college

      MOSCOW: A 19-year-old male student shot and killed a fellow student and wounded three others at a vocational college in Russia’s Far East on Thursday before committing suicide, Russian investigators said in a statement.School and college shootings are rare in Russia which has strict gun laws, and it was not immediately clear what the...

      Trump inquiry hears new evidence of Ukraine dealings
      Nov14

      Trump inquiry hears new evidence of Ukraine dealings

      NEW YORK: The impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump’s (pix) dealings with Ukraine reached a dramatic new phase yesterday with two senior officials testifying in the first public hearings on the controversy, Anadolu Agency reported.William Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, and George Kent, a senior State Department...

      Trump faces perilous test as impeachment hearings open
      Nov11

      Trump faces perilous test as impeachment hearings open

      WASHINGTON: Donald Trump faces the prospect of becoming only the third US president to be impeached when open hearings begin this week into his alleged effort to bolster his re-election hopes by pushing Ukraine to find dirt on a Democratic rival.Having survived special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the...