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Trump impeachment probe head claims ‘dramatic progress’

Pressure Ukraine was put under by US president was likened to a narcotics deal according to testimony.

Pentagon chief vows to cooperate with impeachment probe

Pentagon’s willingness to cooperate is a break with US president’s policy to kill the probe.

Former Ukraine envoy says Trump ousted her over ‘false claims’

Marie Yovanovitch tells probe State Department has been under pressure to remove her since mid-2018.

Trump tries turning impeachment scandal into re-election fuel

US president tells supporters probe will produce backlash at the ballot box like never seen before.

Stage 4 cancer in our public universities

How can we employ graduates who can only offer an imaginary social contract as their curriculum vitae to secure employment?

Trump and Biden in tit-for-tat over Ukraine scandal

Former US vice-president wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post responding to the president.

Former CIA chief slams US govt under Trump as corrupt

John Brennan is one of US president’s fiercest critics.

Malaysia belongs to Malays, Shah Alam congress warns ahead of Dr...

Zainal Kling warns non-Malay citizens who he says are not keeping to their end of the social contract.

Congress asks Spotify to detail alleged Apple antitrust abuses

Spotify Technology SA filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in the European Union in March.

Pompeo’s fortunes darkening after drawn deep into Ukraine scandal

The Washington Post this week accused Pompeo of ‘enabling the destruction of US diplomacy.’

Whistleblower’s identity must be protected after Trump threats

There have been reports of a US$50,000 bounty for information related to the whistleblower’s identity.

Trump called for favour again, this time Australia’s PM

White House restricted access to the transcript, similar to recent call with Ukraine’s president.

I deserve to meet my accuser, says Trump

US president says the whistleblower misrepresented a ‘perfect’ conversation with a foreign leader.

Aides claim Trump the true ‘whistleblower’ in Ukraine scandal

Getting to the bottom of a corruption scandal in Ukraine is in the American national interest, says a Trump aide.

Trump issues rallying cry to supporters on Twitter

The US president says he won't let the Democrats stop him from fighting for the people.

Who’s who in the Ukraine scandal engulfing Trump?

This is a look at the key figures in the fast-moving drama triggered by the US president’s phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky.

Caught in Trump scandal, US envoy on Ukraine resigns

Kurt Volker met senior Ukrainian officials on how to ‘navigate’ Donald Trump’s demands of Ukraine’s president.

We’re at war, says Trump on impeachment probe

Donald Trump was speaking at a closed-doors gathering with US diplomat in New York.

Trump calls Democratic impeachment inquiry a ‘joke’

Donald Trump is branding the probe as the ‘single greatest witch hunt in American history ... a disgraceful thing’ .

Activists push US Congress to pass Hong Kong bill

The activists say they're not asking for foreign interference, they’re asking for democracy.

Venezuela pro-government legislature holds session, may disband congress

President Nicolas Maduro has made calls for an ‘offensive’ against congress.

Sonia Gandhi named as interim president of Congress

Sonia Gandhi is back as India's Congress leader again as son Rahul struggles to keep up with his family image as a privileged, dynastic scion.

Mueller appears for testimony, Democrat says Trump not ‘above the law’

Mueller's investigative report says the inquiry found insufficient evidence to establish that Trump and his campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia.

Man who lost family in plane crash to testify in Congress

Paul Njoroge has not been able to work since the crash and getting justice for his family is the only thing that gets him up in the morning.