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      Trump attacks Democrats, Giuliani subpoenaed for Ukraine documents
      Oct01

      Trump attacks Democrats, Giuliani subpoenaed for Ukraine documents

      WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump attacked the Democratic lawmaker spearheading the impeachment inquiry on Monday as congressional committees subpoenaed his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine.As Trump lashed out at Democratic congressman Adam Schiff, suggesting he should be arrested for “treason“,...

      Pelosi says public opinion shifting in support of impeachment inquiry
      Sep29

      Pelosi says public opinion shifting in support of impeachment inquiry

      AUSTIN, TX: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that public opinion is now on the side of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump following the release of new information about his conversations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.Pelosi this week announced her support for an investigation after the surfacing of...

      US House Democrats subpoena Pompeo for Ukraine documents
      Sep28

      US House Democrats subpoena Pompeo for Ukraine documents

      WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their probe on Friday, issuing a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government.Following a whistleblower complaint that Trump, a Republican,...

      Hong Kong protesters set busy schedule ahead of China National Day
      Sep28

      Hong Kong protesters set busy schedule ahead of China National Day

      HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have set themselves a busy schedule for Saturday, rebuilding ‘Lennon Walls’ of anti-government graffiti and marking the fifth anniversary of the ‘Umbrella’ street movement that gridlocked the city for weeks.Thousands of protesters rallied at the harbourside on Friday, chanting slogans...

      Austria, Russia keep in step ahead of polls
      Sep27

      Austria, Russia keep in step ahead of polls

      VIENNA: As Austrians go to the polls Sunday, one image that stands out from the last right-wing administration is that of the foreign minister dancing with Russian President Vladimir Putin at her wedding, causing widespread derision in the small Alpine country and abroad.With conservative Sebastian Kurz tipped again to take power, possibly in...

      Russian jailed for 3 years for stealing painting in plain sight
      Sep26

      Russian jailed for 3 years for stealing painting in plain sight

      MOSCOW: A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a man who snatched a 19th-century painting off the wall in a busy Moscow gallery earlier this year to three years in a maximum security prison.The court in the Russian capital found Denis Chuprikov guilty of theft of valuable items.In January, Chuprikov took the painting off the wall in...

      US to deploy 500 troops to Lithuania in fresh signal to Russia
      Sep25

      US to deploy 500 troops to Lithuania in fresh signal to Russia

      VILNIUS: The United States will move 500 troops to Lithuania in October for a six-month deployment, returning to the Baltic region where it first sent soldiers after Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014.The US military presence, part of a broader Nato deterrent, is likely to reassure Baltic allies that US...

      Impeachment of a US president and how it works
      Sep25

      Impeachment of a US president and how it works

      WASHINGTON: The announcement Tuesday of a formal impeachment inquiry by the Democrats in the House of Representatives into President Donald Trump (pix) for abuse of power is a high-stakes gambit with uncertain consequences.Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic speaker of the House, had shown little appetite for impeachment during the first three years of...

      Trump ordered aid freeze before Ukraine call: Reports
      Sep24

      Trump ordered aid freeze before Ukraine call: Reports

      WASHINGTON: Donald Trump ordered almost US$400 million (RM1.6 billion) in aid to Ukraine to be frozen days before he allegedly asked its president to investigate the son of Joe Biden, US media said late Monday, quoting administration officials.The reports in The Washington Post and The New York Times add to a burgeoning crisis around...

      Trump to boast to UN about US success, but troubles mounting
      Sep22

      Trump to boast to UN about US success, but troubles mounting

      UNITED NATIONS: US President Donald Trump will stand before the United Nations on Tuesday to declare his country top of the world. But with diplomatic troubles building, his annual boast may ring hollow.Trump’s political brand is as well known inside the United Nations as his businessman version is to the rest of New York: brash,...