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      European nations grapple with a united plan to combat coronavirus
      Mar16

      European nations grapple with a united plan to combat coronavirus

      The European Union’s top official on Monday proposed a 30-day ban on non-essential travel into the bloc to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, while insisting on the need to keep the internal borders between the 27 member states as open as possible. …read more Source::...

      Families of those killed when Flight MH17 was shot down hope trial will expose Russian ‘lies’
      Mar09

      Families of those killed when Flight MH17 was shot down hope trial will expose Russian ‘lies’

      As the criminal trial of four men charged with the destruction of Flight MH17 begins in the Netherlands, victims’ families demand the Kremlin’s highest representatives be held responsible. …read more Source::...

      Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims
      Feb29

      Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims

      Ukraine’s ambassador to Canada says his government will help Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne secure compensation from Ukraine International Airlines for the families of all those killed on Flight 752, including 57 Canadian citizens. …read more Source::...

      Trump administration ousts 2 key impeachment witnesses
      Feb08

      Trump administration ousts 2 key impeachment witnesses

      The White House ousted two figures central in the Democrats’ impeachment case against U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday. …read more Source::...

      Trump impeachment witness Alexander Vindman escorted out of White House
      Feb08

      Trump impeachment witness Alexander Vindman escorted out of White House

      The decorated soldier and national security aide who played a central role in the Democrats’ impeachment case against President Donald Trump was escorted out of the White House complex on Friday, according to his lawyer, who said he was asked to leave in retaliation for “telling the truth.” …read more Source::...

      Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile, Ukraine says
      Feb03

      Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile, Ukraine says

      A recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people aboard, despite days of denials by the Islamic Republic. …read more Source::...

      Pompeo visits Ukraine as U.S. Senate prepares to debate witnesses in Trump impeachment trial
      Jan31

      Pompeo visits Ukraine as U.S. Senate prepares to debate witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

      U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday and denied allegations that vital military aid and a White House visit was conditioned on a probe into former Vice President Joe Biden’s family. …read more Source::...

      ‘A descent into constitutional madness’: Legal defence of Trump’s Ukraine quid pro quo draws ire
      Jan31

      ‘A descent into constitutional madness’: Legal defence of Trump’s Ukraine quid pro quo draws ire

      As if the impeachment trial taking place south of the border weren’t alienating enough, with its arcane protocols, dense arguments and predictable partisanship, there is now a legal battle raging outside the Senate chamber that has the country’s leading constitutional experts taking to Twitter and the op-ed pages. …read more...

      Republicans under pressure to call John Bolton to testify as Senate impeachment trial resumes
      Jan27

      Republicans under pressure to call John Bolton to testify as Senate impeachment trial resumes

      U.S. President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate came under fresh pressure on Monday to allow witnesses and new documents in his impeachment trial after a news report that a former top aide, John Bolton, has written a book manuscript that undercuts Trump’s versions of events in the Ukraine affair. …read more...

      Democrats demand Bolton testify in wake of ‘explosive’ details about Trump-Ukraine affair
      Jan27

      Democrats demand Bolton testify in wake of ‘explosive’ details about Trump-Ukraine affair

      The stakes over witness testimony at U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defence argument: that Trump never conditioned military aid to Ukraine on investigations into his political rival Joe Biden. …read more...