Trump's impeachment trial to begin in US Senate, his defence team calls for immediate acquittal

The Democratic-led House of Representatives' had charged Trump with the abuse of power and the obstruction of Congress

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Mexican troops block US-bound caravan travellers

Mexico had beefed up its forces at the border crossing as it anticipated the arrival of a caravan of some 3,000 people mainly from Honduras and El Salvador.

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Chileans march against police repression during unrest

More than 1,000 people, many wearing black, marched in silence from Plaza Italia, ground zero of all the protests, along Alameda Avenue, the main thoroughfare in Chile's capital.

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'Brazen and unlawful': Donald Trump's legal team rejects impeachment charges

  • Trump was recently impeached on account of two articles
  • He has repeatedly denied any involvement in wrongdoings
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Fire breaks out in an under-construction building in New Jersey's Bound Brook, fire engines rush to spot

The fire was called in around 8 pm on Sunday and spread to three neighbouring buildings.

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Explained: What made US President Donald Trump threaten Iran

The US and Iran are at the loggerheads over influence in Iraq, the nuclear deal and imposition of economic sanctions by Washington.

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Don't worry, Mr President, I'll see you at your trial: Kamala Harris hits back at Donald Trump

Kamala was referring to the impeachment enquiry initiated against him for his dealings with Ukraine.

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Donald Trump's doctor dismisses 'speculation' of chest pain

Trump, 73, spent just over an hour on Saturday having "examinations, labs and discussions" at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Washington

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Four homeless men in New York beaten to death

A fifth man was hospitalised in a critical condition.

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Pompeo blasts 'harassment' by Congress over impeachment probe

The US congressional committees leading the impeachment probe cranked up the heat on the White House this week.

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Trump remains defiant as impeachment enquiry against him intensifies

Democrats have accused Trump of pressuring a vulnerable US ally to get dirt on a political rival for personal political gain.

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Giuliani says Trump did not pay for his push for Biden probe

Giuliani has emerged as a central figure in a scandal that has now engulfed Trump and left him facing an impeachment enquiry.

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Strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake off Chile coast

Despite the tremor's strength, there were no reports of injuries, impacts to basic services or damage to infrastructure, according to Chile's National Emergency Office.

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Selling impeachment: Democrats search for common message against Trump

Democrats with military and intelligence backgrounds described the impeachment investigation as a duty, not a political fight they relished.

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Japan cattle farmers fear US trade deal will be death knell

Cattle farmers are already struggling to adjust to the terms of two major free trade deals inked by Japan in recent years.

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