US House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly as he is likely to corrupt the system again unless removed before next year election.
Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly
Travelers across France endured a second day of chaos on Friday as unions vowed to keep up their strike until President Emmanuel Macron backs down on controversial pension overhauls.
France hit by second day of massive strike over pension reform
Greece said on Friday it was expelling the Libyan ambassador, furious at an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on November 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete.
Greece to kick out Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya pact
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described as positive a recent decision by six European countries to join a trade mechanism designed to circumvent US sanctions against Iran, according to IRNA.
Zarif hails six European states' decision to join INSTEX
US President Donald Trump called Justin Trudeau “two-faced” on Wednesday over comments the Canadian prime minister appeared to have made about him at a NATO summit in Britain the day before.
Trump calls Canada PM 'two-faced' after NATO video
Lawyers representing victims of the Afghanistan conflict on Wednesday urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to allow a war crimes investigation that would include scrutinizing the actions of US forces, Reuters reported.
Afghan victims ask ICC to open Afghan war crimes investigation on appeal
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution demanding that Israel vacate the Golan Heights – the Syrian territory it captured in 1967 and has occupied since – arguing its presence in the disputed region is an obstacle to peace.
UN calls on Israel to withdraw from Syria’s Golan Heights
Large swathes of France’s workforce, spanning generations, will go on strike on Thursday day to protest the government’s planned overhaul of the pension system.
French workers ready for long strike to fight pension change
The Kremlin on Wednesday denied the Russian government had been involved in the murder of a Georgian citizen in Berlin, hours before Germany expelled two Russian diplomats over what it said was Moscow’s refusal to cooperate in the investigation.
Kremlin denies Russian government involvement in Berlin murder

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