Trump legal team calls impeachment 'brazen' attempt to overturn election.
President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton’s 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.
As the US Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog on Thursday dealt the Republican president a blow by concluding that the White House violated the law by withholding security aid approved for Ukraine by US lawmakers.
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to submit articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a trial.
There have been seven official Democratic debates but this one had a real sense of urgency - in less than three weeks the candidates will face their first test.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has told that China needs to "face reality" and show the island "respect".
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed on Wednesday a proposal for a new “Trump deal” aimed at resolving a nuclear row, saying it was a “strange” offer and criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump for always breaking promises.
Boris Johnson has said he wants to work with the US and the UK's other allies to replace the current agreement to stop Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon.