AFP/File / Evaristo Sa The impeachment case against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rests on accusations in Congress that she illegally manipulated government budget accounts
AFP/File / Evaristo Sa The impeachment case against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rests on accusations in Congress that she illegally manipulated government budget accounts

PARIS — Six people were injured, one seriously, on Wednesday after a French regional train TER crashed into a fallen tree on track in the southern region of Montpelier, railway company SNCF said.
Violent storm in the region uprooted the tree, which caused the accident, according to the state-run railway company. (France-train-accident)
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WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday expressed concerns over Russia’s use of Iran’s air base to conduct military strikes in Syria, saying that such move is “not helpful” to the situation in the war-torn country.
“It continues to complicate what is already a very dangerous situation in and around Aleppo, when you have Russia using Iranian airbases as a way to carry out more intensive bombing runs that are hitting, continue to hit civilian populations,” State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said at a regular press briefing. (US-Russia-Bombing)
– – – -h ANKARA — Three civilians were killed and 40 others injured in a car bombing and gunfire attacks on the police headquarter in eastern Turkish province of Van on late Wednesday, Dogan News Agency reported.
The report said the outlawed Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) militants carried out the attack. (Turkey-PKK-Attack)
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BRASILIA — The Brazilian Senate ruled on Wednesday that the impeachment trial for suspended President Dilma Rousseff will last for four sessions on Aug. 25-26 and Aug. 29-30.
The decision was taken in a joint meeting between Senate President Renan Calheiros, the president of the Supreme Court, Ricardo Lewandowski, and leaders of different political parties. (Brazil-Rousseff) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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