Trump calls impeachment accusation ‘ridiculous’ Dec 11, 2019 0 527 12345 Washington: President Donald Trump responded to the announcement of impeachment charges on Tuesday by calling the accusations “ridiculous.” Trump -- who will be only the third US president to be impeached if the full House of Representatives backs the charges -- also renewed his familiar claim on Twitter that he is the victim of a “WITCH HUNT!” “Ridiculous, and he knows that is not true,” Trump tweeted.Separately, White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham called the impeachment articles a “partisan, gratuitous, and pathetic attempt to overthrow the Trump Administration and the results of the 2016 election.” (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Ex-US secretary of state Kerry endorses Biden for president Dec 11, 2019 0 2508 India restores incoming SMS in Kashmir, mobile internet still cut Dec 11, 2019 0 753 World’s youngest PM takes office in Finland Dec 11, 2019 0 202 MELTING ICE SHEET IN GREENLAND RAISES SEA LEVEL BY 11 MILLIMETRES London (dpa) - The melting of Greenland''s ice sheet has raised sea levels by 10.6 millimetres since 1992, according to a study based on 26 separate surveys published in the journal Nature on Tuesday. Some 3,800 .. UK’s PM under fire as survey finds patients die waiting for treatment DPA London Pressure mounted on Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Britain’s national health service (NHS) on Tuesday, as a survey found thousands of patients die each year awaiting emergency hospital .. Democrats publish articles of impeachment against Trump AFP Washington Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment on Tuesday against US President Donald Trump after weeks of arguing there is overwhelming evidence that the US leader abused his office and deserves to be .. Duterte to lift martial law in southern Philippines AFP Manila President Rodrigo Duterte will lift martial law in the southern Philippines by year’s end, his spokesman said on Tuesday, more than two years after it was imposed in an attempt to stop the Islamic State group .. Attacker, six victims dead after rampage in Czech hospital Prague: Six people are dead after shots were fired in a hospital in the Czech city of Ostrava, Prime Minister Andrej Babis told public broadcaster CT on Tuesday. The 42-year-old man who fired the shots fled in a car. When he .. Spain’s King Felipe starts talks on forming a new govt Madrid: Just over a month after the latest inconclusive parliamentary election in Spain, King Felipe VI began two days of consultations on Tuesday on the formation of a new government. The monarch will hold talks with the .. Pakistan president, PM reaffirm all-out support to Kashmiris tribune.com.pk Islamabad To mark the World Human Rights Day, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday urged the international community to end the gross human rights violation by Indian armed forces in occupied Kashmir. .. Russia’s FM opens US talks amid impeachment Washington: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday opened a visit to Washington in which he will meet Donald Trump, the very day when Democrats unveiled impeachment charges against the president. Lavrov ..