Democrat Adam Schiff says he’s committed to defending whistleblower in impeachment probes

The Democratic lawmaker major an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump stated his “principal interest” was in defending the whistleblower whose complaint touched off the presidential probe.

Ecuador government withdraws order on fuel subsidies immediately after violent protests

The Ecuador government has withdrawn an order removing fuel subsidies immediately after the choice triggered almost two weeks of violent street protests.

Trump tells Pentagon to begin pulling troops from northern Syria

The US is poised to move about 1 000 US troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish incursion into the area, Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated on Sunday, calling the circumstance “untenable” for US forces.

Macron meets Merkel ahead of vital EU week

Emmanuel Macron hosts Germany’s Angela Merkel for a dinner at the Elysée palace on Sunday evening ahead of a vital week in Brexit negotiations involving the EU and the UK.

Islamic State relatives escape in northern Syria

Relatives of IS fighters have escaped from a camp exactly where they had been getting held in northern Syria, amid a Turkish cross-border offensive.