Impeachment move by Democrats an attack on American democracy: Trump

Impeachment move by Democrats an attack on American democracy: Trump

Saturday, 02 November 2019 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump has said that the vote by the Democratic lawmakers in the US House of Representatives to approve the process of impeachment against him is an attack on American democracy. The 435-member lower chamber of the US Congress on Thursday passed the measure, the third time in the...

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits western Nepal

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits western Nepal

Friday, 01 November 2019 | PTI | Kathmandu

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook western Nepal on Friday, the country's seismological department said. However, there was no report of any damage of property or casualty. The tremor, measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, was felt at 3:51 am in the western region and its epicentre was in Baglung district, about 600 km...

US House approves procedure to impeach President Donald Trump

US House approves procedure to impeach President Donald Trump

Friday, 01 November 2019 | PTI | Washington

The US House of Representative on Thursday voted to approve the process to impeach President Donald Trump, the third time in the history of the modern presidency. The 435-member lower chamber of the US Congress passed the measure establishing rules for open hearings and the questioning of witnesses by members and...

'Hero

'Hero" dog to get a White House homecoming: Trump

Friday, 01 November 2019 | AFP | Washington

The "hero" dog wounded in the US commando raid that culminated in the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is getting a White House homecoming next week, President Donald Trump said Thursday. Trump revealed that the military dog, a Belgian Malinois, is named "Conan" -- heretofore a closely guarded...

IS names Baghdadi successor, threatens US: statement

IS names Baghdadi successor, threatens US: statement

Friday, 01 November 2019 | AFP | Beirut

The Islamic State jihadist group confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a statement Thursday and named his replacement as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi. "We mourn you... Commander of the faithful," said Abu Hamza al-Quraishi -- presented as the jihadist group's new spokesman -- in an audio statement. Baghdadi,...

NKorea conducts new test of 'super-large' rocket launcher: KCNA

NKorea conducts new test of 'super-large' rocket launcher: KCNA

Friday, 01 November 2019 | AFP | Seoul

North Korea has carried out a "successful" new test of its "super-large multiple rocket launcher" system, state media said Friday -- the latest in a series of provocations by Pyongyang. South Korea's military said Thursday that the North had launched two short-range projectiles from South Pyongan province. They each flew approximately...

US targets Iran construction sector with new sanctions

US targets Iran construction sector with new sanctions

Friday, 01 November 2019 | AFP | Washington

The United States on Thursday extended its sanctions on Iran by taking aim at its construction sector, which Washington linked to the country's Revolutionary Guards. The sanctions, it said, would also target "four strategic materials as being used in connection with Iran's nuclear, military, or ballistic missile programs." Secretary of State Mike...

China says will 'improve' way Hong Kong chief executive selected

China says will 'improve' way Hong Kong chief executive selected

Friday, 01 November 2019 | AFP | Beijing

China said Friday it would "improve" the way Hong Kong's chief executive and other officials, are selected after months of pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous city. Shen Chunyao, director of the Hong Kong, Macau and Basic Law Commission, also said Chinese Communist Party officials decided at a conclave this week that...

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