Impeachment probe takes new twist

The next hearing is scheduled for Friday, featuring the US ambassador to Ukraine who Kent said was recalled by Trump after being subjected to a “smear campaign” by Giuliani. Eight more witnesses, including Sondland, are to appear next week, the second of several planned weeks of hearings. The investigation threatens to make Trump the third US president to be impeached, after Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998, although the Senate would need to convict him to remove him from office. Neither Johnson nor Clinton was convicted. Continue Reading

Trump orders Turkey to halt military offensive in Syria

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that empowers his administration to slap sanctions on Turkey for its military offensive in northern Syria. The administration put the Turkish Defense, Energy and Interior Ministers on the sanction list soon after the order was given to the state and treasury departments. Continue Reading

Editorial: Good sign

In a welcome announcement, US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to bring back American forces engaged in the endless wars, emphasising that it was one of the promises he made during his 2016 Presidential campaign. “We want to bring our troops back home. It’s been many many years. It’s been decades, in many cases. We want to bring our troops back home. I got elected on that. If you go back and look at our speeches, I would say we want to bring our troops back home from these endless wars, Continue Reading