Prosecutor investigating US president’s son designated as special counsel

US Attorney General Merrick Garland holds a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington on 11 August 2023. EFE/EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Washington, Aug 11 (EFE).- The United States attorney general announced Friday that the federal prosecutor investigating the business dealings of Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, has been given the status of special counsel. “I’m here today to announce the appointment of David Weiss as a special counsel consistent with the Department of Justice … Read more

Zelenskyy welcomes US aid package ahead of talks to deploy arms to Ukraine

Lviv, Ukraine, Jan 20 (EFE).- Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, on Friday thanked the US for a new $2.5 billion defense aid package as Nato and its allies were due to meet to coordinate arms supplies to Kyiv. “Thank you Potus for providing Ukraine with another powerful defense support package worth $2.5 billion,” Zelenskyy said on … Read more

Jan. 6 committee publishes final report on Capitol assault

Washington, Dec 22 (EFE).- The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the United States Capitol released its final report Thursday night, after recommending that the Justice Department investigate former President Donald Trump for his role in the incident. The more than 850-page report details the exhaustive investigation the panel conducted over the … Read more

Zelenskyy asks US Congress for more help to hasten victory

Washington, Dec 21 (EFE).- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, said Wednesday to the United States congress that their support is “vital” not only to resist the Russian invasion, but to achieve a “turning point” in the battlefield and to hasten victory. “Ukraine stands on its lines and will never surrender,” he said in his speech at … Read more