US President Donald Trump’s push to investigate his top 2020 rival, Joe Biden, has been rejected by several key Republicans, who think the presidential office should not be used to smear a political opponent.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that he was on a call between US President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart, in which Trump allegedly sought help to smear Joe Biden, the former vice president and current front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will keep pushing for the truth behind the gruesome murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, who is believed to have been killed on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s direct order.
Support for both the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump and his potential removal from office has risen this week, according to polls taken since US House of Representatives formal launched impeachment investigation on Tuesday.
More than 1,100 people have been arrested in Egypt since the weekend, when a series of massive protests erupted in several cities to demand resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, human rights monitors say.
Pressure is escalating for Democrats in the US Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump over allegations that the Republican president had asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
The Cuban president has warned of a looming fuel shortage in the wake of US-imposed sanctions against the Caribbean island country, saying the government in Havana must implement emergency measures to stave off the energy crisis and avoid blackouts in the coming days.