2020 presidential race: Trump not perturbed by Bloomberg’s spending – Campaign team
Mr Bloomberg has spent more than $100 million of his own money on advertising and voter registration efforts for a relatively late entry in the race for the Democratic nomination.
China, Russia, Iran to hold joint naval drills Friday
China will send the Xining, a guided missile destroyer, to the drills, which will last until Monday, and are meant to deepen cooperation between the three countries’ navies
Trump asks for prayers, bemoans fate ahead of impeachment
The U.S. House of Representatives is currently voting to impeach Mr Trump for obstruction of Congress and abuse of power related to his dealings with Ukraine.
Prince Charles to visit Israel, Palestinian territories
Prince Charles will attend the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem at the invitation of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on January 23.
U.S. lawmakers to decide rules for impeachment vote on Trump
The House rules committee will lay out the framework for the vote, including the length of time for arguments.
Johnson urges parliament to resist calls to break up UK
The Scottish nationalist lawmakers have been demanding a new independence referendum.
German police raid doctors, pharmacists in cancer drug fraud probe
Tuesday’s operation, which involved 420 police officers and six prosecutors, was carried out in the states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony.
France to exempt people born before 1975 from pension reform
Initial government proposals had suggested it could apply to those born in 1963 or later, subject to negotiations.
Khashoggi murder: U.S. bars former Saudi diplomat from entering country
Mohammed al Otaibi was Saudi consul general in Istanbul when Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in his consulate in 2018.
U.S. Democrats unveil impeachment charges against Trump
The full Democratic-controlled House is expected to vote on the charges, or articles of impeachment, next week.
Volcano eruption in New Zealand kills five, several missing
Police say more casualties were feared as about 50 people were nearby minutes before the eruption.
Polio: Malaysia reports first case of polio in 27 years
The diagnosis is coming four months after the The Philippines, which shares a close sea border with Malaysia, was hit by its first polio case after nearly two decades.
Taiwan marks 40th anniversary of crushing of pro-democracy march
The crackdown, known as the Kaohsiung Incident, occurred on December 10, 1979, when Taiwan was under martial law.
U.S. presidential election: Kamala Harris exits 2020 race, citing lack of cash
It’s a steep fall for someone who was once touted as the “female Obama.”
Political uproar, protests after woman gang-raped, killed in India
The 27-year old woman was set on fire after she was raped.
UK PM Johnson says Britain will leave EU by Jan. 31
Asked if he would rather be prime minister or have Britain leave the EU, he replied: “I would rather get us out of the EU. I can tell you that.”
Denmark finds three guilty for buying drones for Islamic State
None of the three was convicted according to the strictest paragraph of the terrorism statute.