US Senate Acquits Donald Trump In Second Impeachment Trial

Donald Trump on Saturday was acquitted by the US Senate in his second impeachment trial in 12 months, as his fellow Republicans shielded him from accountability for the deadly assault by his supporters on the US Capital,  a shrine of American democracy. The US Senate voted of 57-43 fell short of the two – third … More US Senate Acquits Donald Trump In Second Impeachment Trial

WORLD NEWS | Russia Accuses West Of Navalny Hysteria, Kremlin Backs Tough Protest Policing

BUCHAREST – – Russia accused the West on Wednesday of descending into hysteria over the jailed of opposition  politician Alexei Navalny, and the Kremlin said police had been right to use force to break up protests over his imprisonment. A Moscow court on Tuesday sentenced the prominent critic of President Vladimir Purin to three and … More WORLD NEWS | Russia Accuses West Of Navalny Hysteria, Kremlin Backs Tough Protest Policing

Germany: More Sanctions On Russia Over Navalny Cannot Ruled Out

MILAN – – The German government said on Wednesday further sanctions against Russia cannot be ruled out after a Moscow court jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and police used force against protesters. Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuersday’s verdict against Navalny was ‘far from any rule of law standards’ and demanded an end to violence against … More Germany: More Sanctions On Russia Over Navalny Cannot Ruled Out

WORLD NEWS | Kremlin Says Sunday’s Pro – Navalny Rallies Attended By ‘Hooligans And Provocateurs’

BUCHAREST – The Kremlin said on Monday that a large number of people who took part in protests against the jailing of oppositions politician Alexei Navalny on Sunday were ‘hooligans and provocateurs’. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call that dialogue with such people would be impossible, a day after Navalny’s allies … More WORLD NEWS | Kremlin Says Sunday’s Pro – Navalny Rallies Attended By ‘Hooligans And Provocateurs’

WORLD NEWS | Navalny, WHO and Thunberg Among Nominees For Nobel Peace Prize

MILAN – – Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the World Health Organization and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg are among those nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, all backed by Norwegian lawmakers who have  a track record of picking the winner. Thousands of people, frim members of parliaments worldwide to former winner,  are eligible to propose candidates. Nominations, which close on … More WORLD NEWS | Navalny, WHO and Thunberg Among Nominees For Nobel Peace Prize

WORLD | Fire At Romanian Hospital Treating Virus Patients Kills 5

BUCHAREST – – A fire early Friday at a key hospital in Bucharest that also treats COVID-19 patients killed at least five people, authorities said. The fire broke out around 5 a.m. (0300GMT) on the ground floor of the hospital an forced the evacuation of more than 100 people. Some hospital staff could be seen … More WORLD | Fire At Romanian Hospital Treating Virus Patients Kills 5

WORLD NEWS | Putin’s Former Judo Partner Says He Owns Palace Which Opposition Links To Russian Leader

BUCHAREST – Russian businessman Arkady Rotenberg said on Saturday he owns a huge palace in southern Russia which jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny has linked to President Vladimir Putin. Navalny and his anti – corruption foundation have published a video in which they allege the opulent mansion belonged to the Russian leader. The video has … More WORLD NEWS | Putin’s Former Judo Partner Says He Owns Palace Which Opposition Links To Russian Leader

BREAKING NEWS | Trump Pardons Ex – Aide Bannon But Not Himself Or Family

U.S. President Donald Trump granted clemency to former White House aide Steve Bannon as part of a wave of pardons and commutations issued in his final hours in office, but did not pardon himself, members of his family or lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Trump leaves office on Wednesday, when Joe Biden is sworn in as the … More BREAKING NEWS | Trump Pardons Ex – Aide Bannon But Not Himself Or Family

NEWS ALERT | Trump Extends Visa Ban; Court Clears Health Insurance Rule

President Donald Trump on Thursday extended pandemic – related bans on green cards and work visas to large groups of applications through March 31, while a federal appeals court sided with him on a rule that requires new immigrants to have their own health insurance. The twin development on the final day of 2020 encapsulated … More NEWS ALERT | Trump Extends Visa Ban; Court Clears Health Insurance Rule

BREAKING NEWS | ‘Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow’: EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Accord

Britain clinched  a narrow Brexit trade deal European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire. The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the bloc, means it has averted a chaotic … More BREAKING NEWS | ‘Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow’: EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Accord