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      One dead in fire on Russia’s sole aircraft carrier
      Dec13

      One dead in fire on Russia’s sole aircraft carrier

      MOSCOW: A naval serviceman died and an officer was missing Thursday after Russia’s only aircraft carrier caught fire in an Arctic shipyard, the latest accident to raise concern over the future of the navy flagship.Russian news agencies quoted the Zvezdochka shipyard as saying the fire started during wielding operations in an engine room of...

      Trump impeachment debate opens with fiery partisan battle
      Dec12

      Trump impeachment debate opens with fiery partisan battle

      WASHINGTON: Democrats warned that US President Donald Trump was on the verge of dictatorship while Republicans fiercely defended his record at the opening of a stormy, historic debate on impeachment charges Wednesday.The parties held tightly to diametrically opposed views of Trump as they weighed articles of impeachment at the beginning of a...

      Trump is fourth US president to face impeachment as Democrats unveil charges
      Dec11

      Trump is fourth US president to face impeachment as Democrats unveil charges

      WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US House of Representatives announced impeachment charges against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, making him the fourth president in US history to face a formal effort to remove him from office.The Democratic-controlled House is almost certain to vote to impeach the president as soon as next week, setting up a...

      House Democrats expect to unveil formal charges in Trump impeachment
      Dec10

      House Democrats expect to unveil formal charges in Trump impeachment

      WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US House of Representatives were expected to unveil two formal charges against Donald Trump on Tuesday, moving quickly toward a momentous vote on whether to impeach the Republican president.Democratic lawmakers planned to make an announcement on articles of impeachment on Tuesday morning, Foreign Affairs Committee...

      Trump impeachment drive enters crucial week in divided Congress
      Dec09

      Trump impeachment drive enters crucial week in divided Congress

      WASHINGTON: The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in a sharply divided US Congress enter a new phase Monday when the House Judiciary Committee convenes a hearing expected to result in specific charges against the Republican leader.Democrats accuse Trump of abusing his power by allegedly linking military aid for Ukraine and a...

      Ukraine crowds protest over Russia summit
      Dec09

      Ukraine crowds protest over Russia summit

      KIEV: Some 5,000 Ukrainians rallied in Kiev on Sunday warning President Volodymyr Zelensky to resist pressure from Russia’s Vladimir Putin when the two men meet on Monday for talks on the conflict in Ukraine’s east.Protesters held placards with slogans such as “No to capitulation”, “Stay away from Moscow” and “Russian gas is a noose...

      Finland picks youngest-ever prime minister
      Dec09

      Finland picks youngest-ever prime minister

      HELSINKI: Finland’s Social Democrats elected a 34-year-old former transport minister to the post of prime minister on Sunday, making her the youngest head of government in the country’s history.Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne, who resigned on Tuesday after losing the confidence of...

      Trump committed impeachable crimes, scholars tell Congress
      Dec05

      Trump committed impeachable crimes, scholars tell Congress

      WASHINGTON: Three constitutional experts on Wednesday bolstered Democrats’ efforts to impeach Donald Trump by saying the president’s actions seeking foreign interference in US elections are grounds for removal, as the inquiry kicked into a new phase in Congress.But reflecting the Washington political divide, a fourth expert strongly...

      Lawmakers to consider drawing up Trump impeachment articles
      Dec04

      Lawmakers to consider drawing up Trump impeachment articles

      WASHINGTON: US lawmakers will start debating whether to draw up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump on Wednesday, based on a report detailing “overwhelming evidence” the US president committed misconduct in office and obstruction.The House Intelligence Committee report published Tuesday accused Trump of subverting national security as he...

      Trump says impeachment inquiry is a ‘hoax’ being used for political gain
      Dec03

      Trump says impeachment inquiry is a ‘hoax’ being used for political gain

      LONDON: US President Donald Trump (pix) said today an impeachment inquiry against him was a “hoax” being used by the Democrats for political gain ahead of next year’s presidential election.Democrats have been looking into Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden, the former US vice president who is...