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Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls probe a 'coup'

Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls probe a 'coup'

As Congress escalates its impeachment probe into the Ukraine scandal engulfing his presidency, President Donald Trump faces the White House press corps Wednesday on an investigation he has branded a ‘coup.’

European stocks lower on Trump impeachment move, trade fears

European stocks lower on Trump impeachment move, trade fears

European stocks slid Wednesday after US Democrats launched a formal impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump and the US president renewed trade war fears.

Top US Democrat says party will decide soon on impeachment

Top US Democrat says party will decide soon on impeachment

A leading Democratic lawmaker said Sunday that his party would likely decide within a few weeks whether a move to impeach President Donald Trump would be "the best course for the country."

Iran's parliament impeaches economy minister Karbasian

Iran's parliament impeaches economy minister Karbasian

Masoud Karbasian lost the vote of confidence, which was carried live on state radio, by 137 votes to 121.

Sessions hits back as Trump says impeachment would sink economy

Sessions hits back as Trump says impeachment would sink economy

US President Donald Trump and his allies tried to head off mounting talk of his impeachment, warning it would sink the world's largest economy and spark a public "revolt."

Trump says market would 'crash' if he were impeached

Trump says market would 'crash' if he were impeached

President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Thursday that the US economy would collapse if he were impeached.

Naidu rejects opposition bid to impeach India's top judge

Naidu rejects opposition bid to impeach India's top judge

India's vice president on Monday rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the top judge for "misbehaviour", saying that the allegations were "neither tenable nor admissible".

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

Chief Justice Dipak Misra came under a cloud in January when the four next highest-ranking judges in the Supreme Court criticised his distribution of cases to judges and raised concerns about judicial appointments.

Philippines' top judge to go on leave, ready for impeachment

Philippines' top judge to go on leave, ready for impeachment

The Philippines' Supreme Court chief judge who has drawn the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte will take a ‘wellness’ leave of absence to prepare for a possible impeachment trial, her spokesman said ...

South Africa's top court to rule on Zuma impeachment motion Friday

South Africa's top court to rule on Zuma impeachment motion Friday

South Africa's top court will rule on Friday on a bid to compel parliament to launch impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades ...

Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment vote

Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment vote

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly survived an impeachment vote late Thursday by lawmakers accusing him of graft in relation to disgraced Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

Zimbabwe's next leader returns after Mugabe exit

Zimbabwe's next leader returns after Mugabe exit

Emmerson Mnangagwa flew into Harare's Manyame airbase from South Africa and met key members of the ruling ZANU-PF there before heading to the nerve-centre of power, State House, for a briefing.