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US House cmtes subpoena VP Pence over Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON, Three US House committees subpoenaed Vice President Mike Pence on Friday for documents related to the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.The subpoena was jointly issued by heads of the House Foreign Affairs Committee – …

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Trump says rejected Iran plea to lift sanctions

WASHINGTON, President Donald Trump said he had rejected a request by Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani to end or partially lift US sanctions after refusing to meet the leader at United Nations talks earlier this week.”They (Iran) were trying to set up a m…

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Turkey begins shale oil production, president says

ANKARA, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed on Saturday that Turkey has begun crude oil production through hydraulic fracturing, an extraction method also known as fracking.The technique, designed to recover gas and oil from shale rock, is being ap…

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Five more people killed, 45 injured in Iraq’s protests

BAGHDAD, At least five protesters were killed and 45 others wounded as the unrest in Baghdad and other cities in Iraq entered its fifth day on Saturday.The majority of victims was in east Baghdad where four deaths and 34 injuries were reported from gun…