Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill on presidential impeachment Sep 11, 2019 0 196 12345 Kiev: Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill detailing procedures for a presidential impeachment, fulfilling a campaign pledge by the new leader, Volodymyr Zelensky.Zelensky, a 41-year-old comedian who came to power with a landslide election win in April, commands a parliamentary majority in the Verkhovna Rada.Under the new bill, parliament will be able to remove the president from power if he commits treason or another grave crime. The bill was only backed by lawmakers from Zelensky’s Servant of the People party while some other MPs pointed to procedural violations during the vote. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Ms Monopoly board game sees women players get paid more Sep 11, 2019 0 686 Trump fires hawkish national security advisor John Bolton Sep 11, 2019 0 551 New Sweden minister presses ‘feminist foreign policy’ Sep 11, 2019 0 232 Michael Jordan pledges $1 million to Dorian relief in Bahamas Nassau: Michael Jordan pledged $1 million Tuesday to the Hurricane Dorian relief effort in the Bahamas. The Charlotte Hornets owner and NBA Hall of Fame member owns property there and is a frequent visitor to the area that .. After battle with MPs, British PM seeks Brexit deal AFP London British Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted on Tuesday he was working hard to strike a divorce deal with the EU, after he suspended parliament following a series of bruising defeats by MPs over his Brexit .. US EPA chief seeks to reduce agency-funded animal testing REUTERS WASHINGTON US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said on Tuesday he was signing a memo to reduce agency-funded animal testing, vowing to almost completely end the practice by 2035. .. Outcry over EU ‘way of life’ migration portfolio AFP Brussels An EU Commission proposal to brand its powerful migration portfolio as “protecting the European way of life” sparked outrage from European lawmakers on Tuesday who called it a worrying use of far-right .. British lawmakers launch new group to try to secure Brexit deal LONDON: Several British lawmakers launched a new group on Tuesday to bolster efforts to secure a deal to leave the European Union, hoping to persuade parliament finally to pass an agreement based on one it rejected three ..