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Trump attacks impeachment witness on Twitter, Democrats see intimidation

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former US ambassador to Ukraine yesterday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation. Trump blasted Marie Yovanovitch,

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Three takeaways from the Trump impeachment hearing yesterday

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former US ambassador to Ukraine yesterday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation. That was the first of

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U.S. national security adviser John Bolton axed

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia. “I informed John Bolton last night

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‘Trump, liberate Hong Kong’

HONG KONG: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters chanted the U.S. national anthem and called on U.S. President Donald Trump to liberate the Chinese-ruled city, the latest in a series of demonstrations that have gripped the city for months. Police stood

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Clean up ‘disgusting, rat and rodent infested’ district: Trump to Cummings

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump hit out at a prominent African-American critic on Saturday, calling him a “brutal bully” who should concentrate on cleaning up his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” Baltimore district rather than criticizing the work of U.S. immigration

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Suspect behind leaked envoy memos identified

LONDON: The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain’s Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. Last week, Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper published memos

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Britain’s ambassador to the US quit amidst spat over leaked memo

LONDON: Britain’s ambassador to Washington quit on Wednesday after days of stinging criticism from Donald Trump, leading to accusations that Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, had “thrown him under the bus”. Memos from Kim

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US Reps approve an end to US to role in Yemen war, Trump’s veto imminent

Washington DC: The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to end US support for the Saudi-UAE war in Yemen, sending US President Donald Trump another rebuke over his support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The measure,

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