Trump’s ex-campaign chief defends him, blasts Democrats at impeachment hearing Sep 18, 2019 0 1380 12345 ReutersWASHINGTONCorey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats during testimony to a US congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump.“We as a nation would be better served if elected officials like you concentrated your efforts to combat the true crises facing our country as opposed to going down rabbit holes like this hearing,” Lewandowski said in his written opening remarks to the Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee released ahead of the hearing.The White House on Monday told Lewandowski not to discuss conversations he had with Trump after he became president including an exchange that Democrats view as evidence that Trump committed obstruction of justice by trying to interfere in a federal investigation and may need to be impeached. RELATED ARTICLES India arrests ex-Kashmir chief minister Sep 18, 2019 0 325 Afghan president escapes attempt on life in Taliban attack, at least 48 dead Sep 18, 2019 0 329 UK PM tried to silence parliament, SC told Sep 18, 2019 0 863 India says expects to gain control over Pakistan Kashmir one day Reuters NEW DELHI India’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan belongs to India and that he expected New Delhi to gain physical control over it one day, raising the rhetoric over .. Daughter of Pakistan’s ex-premier allowed to stay in politics Islamabad: Pakistan’s election commission on Tuesday allowed the daughter and political successor of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hold a leading political role despite corruption allegations. “The .. Prosecutor can appeal ICC decision blocking Afghan investigation The Hague: The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court was granted permission on Tuesday to appeal a ruling by judges that blocked an investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, a case that has put .. UN Security Council overcomes Chinese veto threat to renew Afghanistan mission Reuters UN The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a UN political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks overcame a Chinese threat to veto if there was no reference to .. UN experts urge probe into Rohingya killings in Bangladesh AFP Dhaka UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh following a deadly backlash over the killing of a ruling party official. The experts called for an .. 20 killed as truck plunges down ravine in Philippines AFP Manila Twenty people, including children, were killed Tuesday in the southern Philippines when the flatbed truck they were riding in plummeted into a ravine, police said. The vehicle was bringing a group of people .. Macron signals tougher line on immigration Paris: With an eye on re-election, France’s Emmanuel Macron has signalled a tougher line on immigration, arguing that the government must end its “lax” approach to prevent voters from drifting to the far right. Setting ..