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Emotions run high as US House begins debate on impeaching Trump
Jan13

Emotions run high as US House begins debate on impeaching Trump

WASHINGTON: A week after President Donald Trump‘s supporters stormed the US Capitol, the House of Representatives began debate on Wednesday as lawmakers considered impeaching him for his role in an assault on American democracy that stunned the nation and left five dead. At least five Republicans have said they would join Democrats in voting for...

Democrats barreling toward impeaching Trump in wake of Capitol siege
Jan12

Democrats barreling toward impeaching Trump in wake of Capitol siege

WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday unless he steps down or is removed before then, after drawing up charges accusing him of inciting insurrection ahead of last week’s siege of the Capitol. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told his fellow Democrats the chamber would take up...

Trump faces calls for removal, possible impeachment after Capitol chaos
Jan08

Trump faces calls for removal, possible impeachment after Capitol chaos

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump faced the threat on Thursday of a second impeachment, a day after his supporters breached the US Capitol in a stunning assault on American democracy as Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. As Democratic leaders demanded his ouster, Trump came closer than he ever has to a formal...

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine 78% effective in late-stage trial in Brazil
Jan07

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine 78% effective in late-stage trial in Brazil

SAO PAULO: A COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was 78% effective in a late-stage Brazilian trial, a person familiar with the study said on Thursday, moving the shot closer to regulatory approval in South America’s biggest country. The results, closely watched by developing countries counting on the vaccine to begin...

World stunned by Trump supporters storming US Capitol, attempts to overturn election
Jan07

World stunned by Trump supporters storming US Capitol, attempts to overturn election

World leaders on Wednesday expressed their shock as supporters of US President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol building where Congress meets in an attempt to overturn the results of the Nov. 3 election won by Joe Biden. Here are reactions from around the world: UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was...

Europe’s COVID-19 cases surpass 15 million mark
Nov20

Europe’s COVID-19 cases surpass 15 million mark

LONDON: The number of coronavirus cases in Europe surpassed the 15 million mark on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as the region sees a surge in infections with the onset of winter, reporting a million new infections about every four days. Europe has so far witnessed at least 15,046,656 reported infections and 344,401 reported deaths caused...

Germany need draw against Spain to advance
Nov17

Germany need draw against Spain to advance

SPAIN vs GERMANY Germany need only a draw against Spain in their final Nations League Group 4 game to be sure of finishing top. However, Joachim Löw’s side is still not the finished article and could be in for a rude surprise. Löw has been tinkering with new call-ups and looking for players beyond his established Bayern Munich block but has...

Germany beat Ukraine 3-1 with Werner double to top group
Nov15

Germany beat Ukraine 3-1 with Werner double to top group

LEIPZIG: Germany striker Timo Werner scored in each half to help steer his side from behind to a 3-1 home win over Ukraine in the Nations League on Saturday as they topped the group with one round of games left to play. Werner scored twice after Leroy Sane had cancelled out a surprise 12th minute lead for the visitors, who had four players,...

Newlook Germany waste chances in scrappy win over Czechs
Nov12

Newlook Germany waste chances in scrappy win over Czechs

LEIPZIG: A newlook Germany side earned a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic in a friendly on Wednesday but wasted a bagful of chances and failed to impress as they prepare to face Ukraine and Spain in the Nations League. Germany coach Joachim Loew, who rested key players ahead of the Nations League games, fielded a 3-4-3 formation with Philip...

Ukraine’s president tests positive for COVID-19
Nov10

Ukraine’s president tests positive for COVID-19

MOSCOW: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced Monday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and will be working in self-isolation while being treated. “There are no lucky people in the world for whom COVID-19 does not pose a threat,” Zelenskiy tweeted. “However, I feel good. I promise to isolate myself and I continue to...