Democrats announce eight more witnesses for public hearings Nov 14, 2019 0 527 12345 Washington: US Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled a list of eight more witnesses who will testify in open hearings as part of the impeachment investigation into President Trump.Lawmakers have already heard from all eight in closed-door hearings over the course of the investigation, which Democrats, who control the House of Representatives, launched in September.Next Tuesday, the House Intelligence Committee will hear from Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, and Alexander Vindman, an army lieutenant colonel and member of the National Security Council. Later that afternoon, Kurt Volker, who was US special envoy to Ukraine until September, and White House Russia specialist Tim Morrison, will testify.American ambassador to the European Union and Gordon Sondland, who has already delivered one of the most damning testimonies of the affair, will testify again next Wednesday.On Wednesday afternoon, Laura Cooper, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs, and David Hale, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, will appear before the committee.Then Fiona Hill, the former National Security Council director for Europe and Russia, will appear Thursday morning. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Delhi smog hits ‘emergency’ levels as UK’s Prince Charles visits Nov 14, 2019 0 1026 Trump impeachment hearings open before live television audience Nov 14, 2019 0 582 Trump ‘too busy’ to watch impeachment investigation, welcomes Turkey’s Erdogan Nov 14, 2019 0 954 25 charged with murder over brutal killing of Bangladesh student Dhaka: 25 members of ruling Awami League party, were charged with murder on Wednesday over the brutal killing last month of a university student who criticised the government on social media. The battered body of .. 12 dead, 20 wounded in Kabul car bomb blast AFP Kabul At least 12 people, including three children, were killed when a minivan packed with explosives rammed into a vehicle carrying foreigners during Kabul’s morning rush hour on Wednesday, officials said. Four .. Firebrand cleric Rehman calls off demonstration in Pakistan capital Islamabad: A Pakistani Islamist leader who led thousands of supporters into the capital two weeks ago and demanded Imran Khan’s resignation called off his demonstration on Wednesday, but insisted he would move to “Plan .. Pakistan ex-PM Sharif rejects govt terms for London treatment trip Islamabad: Pakistan’s ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has delayed his departure to London to seek medical treatment after the government set conditions for allowing him to travel abroad. Sharif was expected .. Germany makes taking photos under a dress a crime Berlin: Taking photographs up women’s skirts in public is to become a crime, the German cabinet decided on Wednesday. The practice, which is widely known as “upskirting” and involves using selfie sticks to take .. French govt under pressure after student sets himself on fire Lyon: The French government on Wednesday attempted to defuse the anger caused by the attempted suicide of a student who set himself alight to protest the hardships of his university life. The 22-year-old student .. Hundreds injured, over 1,000 arrested in Chile protests Buenos Aires: Hundreds of people have been injured and more than 1,000 arrested during heavy rioting in Chile, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. A cabinet reshuffle and measures to reduce inequality have been ..