President Donald Trump accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying Giuliani's crime-fighting abilities were needed to deal with a corrupt country.
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South Korea pulls intelligence deal with Japan back from the brink
South Korea on Friday made a last-minute decision to stick with its critical intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, a dramatic reversal after months of frigid relations complicated by painful, wartime history.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards arrest about 100 protest leaders: Iranian judiciary
Iran's Revolutionary Guards have arrested about 100 leaders of protests that erupted last week over gasoline price rises, Gholamhossein Esmaili, spokesman for Iran's judiciary, said on Friday according to the official IRNA news agency.
Hezbollah accuses U.S. of meddling in Lebanon's crisis
Hezbollah accused the United States of meddling in the formation of a new Lebanese government on Friday, its strongest accusation yet of U.S. interference in Lebanon's political and economic crisis.
Trump predicts report on origins of Russia probe will be 'historic'
U.S. President Donald Trump predicted on Friday that a government watchdog report on the origins of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, which engulfed two years of his presidency, will be historic.
Aerospace suppliers prepare for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX
Makers of aircraft parts are making contingency plans for a prolonged grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX, with several expecting the jet's return to service to take longer than the planemaker hopes.
African Union urges Britain to cede Chagos Islands, end 'colonial' rule
The African Union on Friday called on Britain to withdraw from the Chagos Islands and end its "continued colonial administration" there after a U.N. deadline for it to do so expired.
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