Crimes? Prosecutors, defence lay out arguments

Crimes? Prosecutors, defence lay out arguments

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | AP | WASHINGTON

US President Donald Trump’s defence team and the prosecutors of his impeachment are laying out their arguments over whether his conduct toward Ukraine warrants his removal from office. Trump’s lawyers on Sunday previewed their impeachment defence with the questionable assertion that the charges against him are invalid, adopting a position rejected...

3 Sikhs stabbed to death in east London in clash within community

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PTI | London

Three persons were stabbed to death after a clash between two groups within the Sikh community in east London, police said on Monday. The victims were believed to be in their 20s or 30s, they said. Police said they received a call about 19:40 GMT on Sunday to reports of...

2 dead, 15 injured in Missouri shooting

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | AFP | Kansas City

Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and 15 people were reportedly injured in a shooting. The shooting took place shortly before midnight Sunday, Kansas City police said at a press conference at the scene. A police spokesman said responding officers found “a chaotic scene” and...

Philippines looks for safer homes for volcano residents

Monday, 20 January 2020 | AP | Tagaytay (Philippines)

Philippine officials said Sunday the government will no longer allow villagers to return to a crater-studded island where an erupting volcano lies, warning that living there would be “like having a gun pointed at you.” Taal volcano has simmered with smaller ash ejections in recent days after erupting on January 12...

Japan’s leader vows to boost nation’s role in US alliance

Monday, 20 January 2020 | AP | Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Sunday to bolster his country’s role under its security pact with the US in “outer space and cyberspace,” as the allies marked the 60th anniversary of a treaty that has been the basis for their postwar defense alliance. Abe’s grandfather, Nobusuke Kishi, who was prime...

Russian activists take aim at Putin in march against repression

Monday, 20 January 2020 | AFP | Moscow

More than a thousand Opposition activists of various stripes marched in central Moscow on Sunday after President Vladimir Putin proposed re-drafting the constitution, unleashing political upheaval. Protesters — mostly young anti-fascist activists — chanted “Revolution” and “No to dictatorship” and some carried copies of the constitution. The annual sanctioned march was called...

6.0 quake shakes China’s Xinjiang

Monday, 20 January 2020 | AFP | Beijing

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of northwest China’s Xinjiang region late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The shallow quake struck at 9:27 pm (local time) around 100 kilometres (60 miles) east-northeast of the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar. In its initial assessment, the USGS said there was...

Prince Harry, Meghan sign up to exit deal; give up royal titles

Monday, 20 January 2020 | PTI | London

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have signed up to a formal exit deal from the royal family, which will see them forsake their His and Her Royal Highness (HRH) titles and will no longer receive UK taxpayers’ funding for their duties. The deal,...

State Editions

MP wins a silver medal in swimming

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Five drug peddlers nabbed

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Women’s protest against CAA continues in Lko

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Pratishodh Ki Aag performed at Rangashri Little Ballet Troupe

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP leader joins SP along with 200 supporters

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Soleimani’s killing: A new chapter in US-Iran enmity

19 January 2020 | Yasir Ali Mirza | Agenda

Will Trump’s trial be an endgame?

19 January 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Weekly Natter

19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Cheers to Italian luxury

19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer