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      Belarus holds parliamentary election as strongman leader keeps grip
      Nov17

      Belarus holds parliamentary election as strongman leader keeps grip

      MINSK: Belarus voted on Sunday in parliamentary elections that will be closely watched by the West to see how much leeway President Alexander Lukashenko will allow opposition candidates while keeping his grip on power. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko gestures as he addresses the media after casting his vote during the parliamentary...

      Diplomat says he overheard Trump call about ‘investigations’
      Nov16

      Diplomat says he overheard Trump call about ‘investigations’

      WASHINGTON: A State Department official told impeachment investigators Friday that he overheard President Donald Trump talking with a US ambassador about “investigations” in Ukraine, according to people familiar with the testimony. David Holmes, the political counsel at the US Embassy in Ukraine, said Trump was talking so loudly that Ambassador...

      Ronaldo bags hat-trick, closes on 100 goals in Portugal rout
      Nov15

      Ronaldo bags hat-trick, closes on 100 goals in Portugal rout

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      Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe
      Nov15

      Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe

      WASHINGTON: The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president’s allies in a “smear” campaign now central to the inquiry. The career diplomat, who served both Republican and Democratic presidents, is expected to relay...

      Diplomats accuse Trump as impeachment hits Americans’ TVs
      Nov14

      Diplomats accuse Trump as impeachment hits Americans’ TVs

      WASHINGTON: On Day One of extraordinary public impeachment hearings, the top American diplomat in Ukraine revealed new evidence that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about political “investigations” that he later demanded from Ukraine in exchange for military aid. The revelation came as House Democrats pressed their case for...

      More Vietnamese fear relatives are among 39 dead in truck
      Oct26

      More Vietnamese fear relatives are among 39 dead in truck

      HANOI: More Vietnamese families came forward Saturday with information their relatives may be among the 39 people found dead in the back of a container truck in southeastern England. British police initially said they believed the victims were Chinese but acknowledged this was a “developing picture.” Police on Friday arrested three people on...

      Ukrainian leader felt Trump pressure before taking office
      Oct24

      Ukrainian leader felt Trump pressure before taking office

      UKRAINE: More than two months before the phone call that launched the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Ukraine’s newly elected leader was already worried about pressure from the US president to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden. Volodymyr Zelenskiy gathered a small group of advisers on May 7 in Kyiv for a meeting...

      Republican lawmakers disrupt Democratic-led Trump impeachment inquiry
      Oct24

      Republican lawmakers disrupt Democratic-led Trump impeachment inquiry

      WASHINGTON: Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats’ attempts to impeach him, on Wednesday disrupted the US House of Representatives impeachment inquiry and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying. The Republicans stormed into a hearing room where Laura Cooper, the US defence...

      Resurgent Everton outclass West Ham to end losing run
      Oct19

      Resurgent Everton outclass West Ham to end losing run

      Everton snapped a four-game losing streak as Bernard’s superb solo goal in the first half and midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson’s stunner in added time helped the struggling Premier League side beat West Ham United 2-0 at Goodison Park on Saturday. The Merseyside club were rewarded for a bright start in the 17th minute when Brazilian...

      Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens
      Oct16

      Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

      WASHINGTON: The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, as the swift-moving probe by House Democrats showed no signs Tuesday of easing. The testimony from the witnesses, mainly officials from the...