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Nov 22 2019

Pompeo'Thrilled' Mum although of State Dept on Attacked Diplomat

A top US diplomat told Congress he had the "green light" from senior officials when he pressed Ukraine to announce investigations demanded by Donald Trump , testimony ...

Nov 22 2019

Joe Biden's boast of African American voter support backfires

That means impeachment. But we must do more. Buttiggieg, 37, who has surged ahead in the polls , is now part of a four-way race which also included Bernie Sanders , ...

Nov 21 2019

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape investigation

Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson took the decision to "discontinue the investigation regarding Julian Assange", the Swedish Prosecution Authority...

Nov 21 2019

Vindman testifies that Trump call was 'improper'

The White House National Security Council (NSC)'s top Ukraine expert testified that he had been concerned by the president's demands to investigate Mr Biden. "Do you have...

Nov 21 2019

International Mens Day 2019: Theme, significance and objectives

But whoops! We DO have an International Men's Day , you guys! According to the official website of International Men's Day , it aims at promoting positive male role mod...

Nov 21 2019

UK Tories under fire for Twitter name switch during debate

Its Twitter handle remained the same and it retained the blue tick - signalling that it is a verified account. Black Mirror writer Charlie Brooker made a decision t...

Nov 20 2019

Taliban Releases American, Australian in Prisoner Swap

Mr Weeks' father Mervyn was notified of his release in a phone call from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The White House also welcomed the release of King ...

Nov 20 2019

North Korea says it won't give Trump a summit for free

Pyongyang's official KCNA news agency in a commentary on Friday lashed out at former vice president Mr Biden for insulting Mr Kim, calling him a "rabid dog" that nee...

Nov 20 2019

Thousands protest election reform failure in Georgia

The ministry said that the work of the Georgian parliament has restored and the central Rustaveli Avenue will reopen to traffic in the coming hours. "The police acted c...

Nov 20 2019

Ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

Sharif to leave the country. The three-time prime minister flew to Qatar and then London after his doctors said he had become dangerously ill while almost a year into...

Nov 19 2019

Second week of public impeachment hearings set to feature 8 witnesses

Trump to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, while the president's allies shifted their emphasis away from the defense they offered last week, when they stre...

Nov 19 2019

Rep. Chris Stewart: Dems' Impeachment Evidence 'Crumbling'

Later in the hearing, House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., attempted to give up the remainder of his time to Stefanik, but as Stefanik spo...

Nov 18 2019

Shooting in San Diego leaves 5 dead, including 3 children

Lt. Matt Dobbs told reporters that officers responded to a 911 call during which dispatchers heard the sound of arguing in the background. Police said that a second 911...

Nov 18 2019

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka presidential election

Although Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quick to congratulate Gotabaya Rajapaksa over his victory in Sri Lanka Presidential elections, in reality India would h...

Nov 18 2019

UN warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control'

Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday (Nov 15) that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader ...

Nov 17 2019

Israel targets Hamas in fresh strikes on Gaza

The militant group that has been ruling Gaza since 2007 was not at the centre of the latest escalation of tensions earlier this week and had not been the target of the re...

Nov 17 2019

Deadly Australian wildfires expected to worsen as temperature soars

He is suspected to be a 58-year-old man who lived in a nearby shed and had not been seen since Friday when ferocious wildfires across New South Wales killed three other p...

Nov 16 2019

Ukraine minister undercuts Taylor's 'bombshell' impeachment hearing testimony

Meanwhile, Sondland, during his closed-door testimony to House Intelligence Committee, told the panel that he had spoken many times to Prystaiko and other Ukrainian offic...

Nov 16 2019

Roger Stone guilty of obstruction, witness tampering and lying to Congress

He showed barely a flicker of emotion as he stood, his left hand in his pocket, as jurors returned their unanimous guilty verdicts at 11:44am on the second day of deliber...

Nov 15 2019

Donald Trump Has Admitted To Bribery, Says Nancy Pelosi

The House Intelligence Committee on Friday is due to hear in a public session from Yovanovitch, who Trump abruptly removed from her post as US ambassador to Ukraine i...