A senior U.S. diplomat told lawmakers that President Trump expressly ordered him and others to help pressure Ukraine into investigating a political rival of the president, providing some of the most significant testimony to date in the impeachment inquiry.
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Alibaba raises up to $12.9 billion in landmark Hong Kong listing
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group raised up to $12.9 billion in a landmark listing in Hong Kong, the largest share sale in the city in nine years and a world record for a cross-border secondary share sale.
Bolivian lawmakers seek election breakthrough as death toll hits 30
Bolivian lawmakers meet later on Wednesday to try and agree a path to new elections and defuse street violence that has killed 30 people since a disputed October vote.
Serbia probes video purportedly showing Russian spy handing cash to Serbian agent
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic ordered an investigation on Wednesday into a video clip that purportedly shows a Russian intelligence officer handing over money to a Serbian man, in an incident that could strain normally warm bilateral relations.
Peugeot's small car platforms should be favored in Fiat merger: executive
Small car platforms developed by France's Peugeot should be favored if plans to merge PSA and Fiat Chrysler go ahead, PSA executive Gaetano Thorel told Reuters on Wednesday.
Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared on Wednesday that street unrest had been put down in a victory over foreign enemies, after a wave of violent demonstrations swept the country following a hike in fuel prices last week.
Twitter says Conservatives misled public, minister says voters 'don't give a toss'
Twitter accused Britain's ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday of misleading the public during a televised election debate, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said voters did not care about the cut and thrust of social media.
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