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      Russian clinic treated mercenaries injured in secret wars
      Jan07

      Russian clinic treated mercenaries injured in secret wars

      ST PETERSBURG: A St. Petersburg clinic that is run and partly owned by people with ties to President Vladimir Putin has provided medical treatment to Russian mercenaries injured abroad, according to three people with knowledge of military contractors being treated, a clinic employee, a reporter’s witness account and company records.The...

      Smokey Sydney to kick off New Year parties with fireworks
      Dec31

      Smokey Sydney to kick off New Year parties with fireworks

      SYDNEY: Smoke-choked Sydney was gearing up Tuesday for a huge fireworks display, kicking off a wave of New Year celebrations for billions around the world and ringing in the new decade.Australia’s largest city usually puts on a dazzling display of pyrotechnics over the glittering harbour but this year’s celebrations have been...

      Trump faces firestorm after identifying alleged whistleblower
      Dec30

      Trump faces firestorm after identifying alleged whistleblower

      WASHINGTON: Donald Trump faced calls from his own party to show more restraint on Twitter as the White House faced a storm of outrage Sunday over the president revealing the name of a man widely thought to be the whistleblower who triggered his impeachment.Trump has faced growing criticism since retweeting an attack that included the name of the...

      EU says opposes US sanctions on Russia gas pipeline
      Dec21

      EU says opposes US sanctions on Russia gas pipeline

      BRUSSELS: The EU on Saturday voiced its opposition to US sanctions against companies building a Russian natural gas pipeline to Germany.“As a matter of principle, the EU opposes the imposition of sanctions against EU companies conducting legitimate business,“ an EU spokesman said.The sanctions were signed off by US President Donald Trump on...

      Impeachment vote set for Wednesday as Trump rages
      Dec18

      Impeachment vote set for Wednesday as Trump rages

      WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump faces becoming only the third US leader ever to be impeached on Wednesday with the House of Representatives set for a historic vote that would trigger his trial in the Senate.On the morning of the vote, Trump once again insisted that he had done “nothing wrong,“ following the release of a letter in which he...

      Impeachment vote set for Wednesday as Trump rages
      Dec18

      Impeachment vote set for Wednesday as Trump rages

      WASHINGTON: An enraged US President Donald Trump said he was being subjected to an “attempted coup” and a witch trial as Democrats set a historic impeachment vote for Wednesday.In an extraordinarily angry six-page letter, Trump on Tuesday told Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the Democratic-led House of Representatives, that “history will judge you...

      China’s second aircraft carrier enters service
      Dec17

      China’s second aircraft carrier enters service

      BEIJING: China’s second aircraft carrier entered service on Tuesday, adding major firepower to its military ambitions as it faces tensions with self-ruled Taiwan as well as the US and regional neighbours around the disputed South China Sea.The commissioning of the ship, which has been named the Shandong, puts China in a small club of...

      As Trump vote nears, centrist Democrats stand firm on impeachment
      Dec17

      As Trump vote nears, centrist Democrats stand firm on impeachment

      WASHINGTON: US lawmakers on Monday careened toward the brink of one of the most divisive and momentous political steps in years: the impeachment of President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.Days before the historic House vote, several congressional centrists, including some representing Trump-friendly districts,...

      Trump to face impeachment vote after House panel approves charges
      Dec14

      Trump to face impeachment vote after House panel approves charges

      WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump (pix) stood on the verge of impeachment Friday after a House panel approved charges he abused his power and obstructed Congress, setting up a historic vote in the chamber next week.In a grave moment for a deeply divided nation, members of the Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to approve two articles...

      Ukraine detains suspects in murder of top journalist
      Dec13

      Ukraine detains suspects in murder of top journalist

      KIEV: Ukrainian police have detained several people suspected of involvement in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet who died in a car bomb blast in 2016, the country’s leadership announced Thursday.“Probable killers were detained today,“ Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said during a press briefing in Kiev with the interior...