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      During impeachment trial, Trump will be chilling in Swiss resort
      Jan17

      During impeachment trial, Trump will be chilling in Swiss resort

      WASHINGTON: Far from feeling the heat, President Donald Trump will be chilling in Davos, a fancy Swiss ski resort, when the Senate hears opening arguments in his impeachment trial next week.Trump is so confident that his Republican party majority will stay loyal that he sees no risk in jetting to Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum on...

      US Senate prepares to set Trump trial in motion
      Jan16

      US Senate prepares to set Trump trial in motion

      WASHINGTON: Articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress will be formally read to the Senate today, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens the US leader with removal from office.Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will then be sworn in to preside over the trial and...

      Trump walking fine line in supporting Iran protesters
      Jan16

      Trump walking fine line in supporting Iran protesters

      WASHINGTON: With tweets of solidarity in Farsi and technological tools to circumvent internet shutdowns, US President Donald Trump might be close to exhausting his options to support Iranian protesters rising up against their rulers.US officials say the administration needs to avoid any overtures that could draw accusations of foreign meddling —...

      Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate
      Jan16

      Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate

      WASHINGTON: Articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate Wednesday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens the US leader with removal from office.Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell announced that the articles would be formally read to the...

      Ukraine asks Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes
      Jan15

      Ukraine asks Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

      KIEV: Ukraine has asked Iran to hand over the black box flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed after being hit by an Iranian missile, prosecutors said on Wednesday.The Office of the General Prosecutor said it it would take “all measures” to properly decode the black boxes and “preserve evidence in the investigation of the...

      Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief
      Jan15

      Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

      WASHINGTON: The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.McConnell, a Republican senator from Kentucky, said he expected the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper...

      Under pressure, Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing
      Jan14

      Under pressure, Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing

      TEHRAN: Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week, as it struggles to contain the fallout from the disaster that sparked three days of protests.The Ukraine International Airlines plane was brought down by a missile shortly after takeoff on Wednesday, killing all 176 passengers and crew on...

      Iran grants Canada investigators access to downed plane
      Jan14

      Iran grants Canada investigators access to downed plane

      OTTAWA: Canadian investigators flying to Tehran on Monday will access the wreckage and black boxes from a Ukranian jetliner downed by a missile strike last week, officials said.“We don’t fully know what the scope of our investigation will be,“ Transportation Safety Board (TSB) chair Kathy Fox told a press conference.However, she added,...

      Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike
      Jan12

      Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike

      DUBAI: Iranian protesters and newspapers piled pressure on the country’s leadership and riot police stepped up their presence in Tehran on Sunday after Iran’s military admitted that it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner.Riot police fired teargas at thousands of Iranians who had taken to the streets late on Saturday in the...

      Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran
      Jan11

      Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran

      KIEV: President Volodymyr Zelensky (pix) demanded Saturday that Iran punish those responsible for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and pay compensation.“We expect Iran … to bring the guilty to the courts,“ the Ukrainian leader wrote on Facebook, calling also for the “payment of compensation” after Tehran admitted accidentally downing the...