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White House officials to kick off big Donald Trump impeachment week

Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump’s call with Ukraine are preparing to testify in the impeachment hearings, launching a week of back-to-back sessions as Americans hear from those closest to the White House.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: US President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on November 12, 2019 in New York City. Trump, speaking to business leaders and others in the financial community, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and the prolonged trade talks with China. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Donald Trump’s Ukrainian path to impeachment attempt

It started with a shadowy diplomatic campaign as Donald Trump bypassed official channels on Ukraine, and the unusual foreign policy bid has now triggered public hearings on impeachment — the ultimate indignity for a US president.
“BREAKING- I led over 30 of my colleagues into the SCIF where (House Intelligence Committee chairman) Adam Schiff is holding secret impeachment depositions. Still inside more details to come,” tweeted congressman Matt Gaetz, fierce Trump defender

Donald Trump: Republicans storm private impeachment deposition meeting, delay testimony

Furious about being left out of the Donald Trump impeachment process, US congressional Republicans stormed a closed-door witness deposition and refused to leave for several hours in an escalation of the showdown over the investigation of the president.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to someone like him.

Turkish president vows to continue North Syria offensive if truce deal with Washington collapses

Turkey says it is ready to resume its military operation in northern Syria with greater determination if the U.S. does not fulfill the terms of the ceasefire deal with Ankara on the withdrawal of the Kurdish forces from the prospective safe zone.
Turkish and U.S. troops meet on the Turkish-Syrian border for a joint U.S.-Turkey patrol in northern Syria, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Akcakale, Turkey, September 8, 2019.

US military troops cross into Iraq from Syria

The news agency said the troops traveled over the Sahela border to Iraq's northern province of Dohuk.
Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace for talks on the Kurds and Syria, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey.

Turkey: Kurdish militia kills soldier in Syria despite ceasefire

One Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria’s Tel Abyad, the defense ministry said, despite a deal to pause military operations as militants withdraw from the area.
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Pound drops as Boris Johnson faces battle to pass Brexit bill

Sterling fell Friday as investors fret over Boris Johnson’s chances of pushing his Brexit deal through parliament, while Asian markets were mostly down after data showed China’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in nearly three decades.
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US Secretary of State’s ex-aide to testify in Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

U.S. Democratic lawmakers pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump are due to hear testimony on Wednesday from a former senior diplomat, who resigned his post last week as a top adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Turkish-backed Syrian fighters evacuate a wounded comrade near the border town of Ras al-Ain on October 13, 2019, as Turkey and its allies continue their assault on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria. – Turkish forces and their proxies pushed deep into Syria Sunday, moving closer to completing their assault’s initial phase, while Washington announced it was pulling out 1,000 troops from the country’s north. (Photo by Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP)

Turkey defiant on Syria operation as US demands ceasefire

Turkey remained defiant against mounting international pressure to curb its military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria, raising tensions with Washington as Vice President Mike Pence headed for Ankara on Wednesday to demand a ceasefire.

Donald Trump to hold election eve rally against Louisiana governor

President Donald Trump is heading to Louisiana ahead of Saturday’s election, for a last-minute rally aimed at peeling support from Gov. John Bel Edwards and keeping the Democratic incumbent from a primary win.
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Donald Trump calls for end to religious persecution as he kicks off UN trip

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a call to nations around the world to end religious persecution on Monday as he began three days of diplomatic events at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.
Trump's announcement ended months of US negotiations with Taliban leaders, who control large parts of Afghanistan [File- Sorin Furcoi-Al Jazeera]

Taliban vows to fight on after Donald Trump says talks are ‘dead’

The Taliban on Tuesday vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with the insurgents were “dead”, saying Washington would regret abandoning negotiations.
Vice President Mike Pence and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki signed the deal in Warsaw, where Pence is filling in for President Donald Trump, who scrapped his trip at the last minute because of Hurricane Dorian.

US, Poland sign joint document on 5G technology cooperation

The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement on Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology amid growing concerns about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.
At least five people have been reportedly killed and 21 others injured in multiple gun attacks in Texas, officials said.

Five killed, 21 injured in US mass shootings

At least five people have been reportedly killed and 21 others injured in multiple gun attacks in Texas, officials said.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Re-election: Donald Trump to retain Mike Pence as running mate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday, that he would keep Vice President, Mike Pence, as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020.
International Christian Concern, a platform campaigning for persecuted Christians worldwide, said US Vice President Mike Pence has offered to help Nigeria get Leah Sharibu and 110 Chibok schoolgirls in Boko Haram captivity.

US offers Nigeria assistance to free Leah Sharibu, others

International Christian Concern, a platform campaigning for persecuted Christians worldwide, said US Vice President Mike Pence has offered to help Nigeria get Leah Sharibu and 110 Chibok schoolgirls in Boko Haram captivity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Buhari administration has not forgotten Leah Sharibu, a schoolgirl still in the captivity of the dreaded Boko Haram.

VP Osinbajo: We’ve not forgotten Leah Sharibu, will secure her release

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Buhari administration has not forgotten Leah Sharibu, a schoolgirl still in the captivity of the dreaded Boko Haram.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Controversial ‘Hate Speech Bill’ passes second reading in Senate

Despite the public outcry, a controversial bill to regulate social media has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests Ebonyi government house protocol officer over ‘N17 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Protocol Unit of the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, over alleged N17 Million fraudulent transactions.
Jose Mourinho claimed that the Manchester City 'B team' has more chance of winning the Premier League this season than his former clubs Manchester United and Chelsea.

Harry Redknapp: Jose Mourinho should make Gareth Bale his first Tottenham Hotspur signing

Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Tottenham Hotspur boss following the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino last night, and the Portuguese will face West Ham United on Saturday in his first game in charge of the North Londoners.

Father docked over alleged cruelty to his baby

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned one Mr Livingstone Okpezi in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged cruelty to his child
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.

Former FIFA U17 Golden Ball winner reveals why he quit football

Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.