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Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute Soon after the attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury, the British government accused Moscow of poisoning them with a powerful chemical nerve agent known as Novichok . Escalating a crisis in relations, Russian Federation said it was also shutting down the activities of the British Council, which fosters cultural links between the two countries, a... [Full Article...]

Iran deal signatories meet as Trump deadline looms

Iran deal signatories meet as Trump deadline looms President Donald Trump has threatened to take the USA out of the deal, to which Tehran said it would respond by also backing out. Iran says any new European sanctions against Tehran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran. [Full Article...]

Beast of the East 2.0 to continue after weekend

Beast of the East 2.0 to continue after weekend Cold weather and snow is affecting much of the United Kingdom and daytime temperatures will struggle to get more than a degree above freezing. The amber warning - the second most severe Met Office weather warning - is expected to be in effect until 9am this evening while the yellow warning will last for all of today. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in escalating row over spy's poisoning

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in escalating row over spy's poisoning Trump, who has often been reluctant to criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin , said it "certainly looks like the Russians were behind it". Haley, addressing the U.N. Already, Britain's ambassador to Moscow has been hauled back to the Foreign Ministry, no doubt to be told once more Russian Federation pleads not guilty and it's Britain which isn't playing by the rule book. [Full Article...]

Russia's United Kingdom diplomat expulsion doesn't change facts of matter, says Theresa May

Russia's United Kingdom diplomat expulsion doesn't change facts of matter, says Theresa May Chizhov pointed out that the United Kingdom chemical weapons research facility, Porton Down, is only eight miles (12 kilometers) from Salisbury, where Sergei Skripal -a former Russian intelligence officer convicted in his home country of spying for Britain- and his daughter were found March 4. [Full Article...]

Family of 4 with 2 children found dead in Garden Grove

Family of 4 with 2 children found dead in Garden Grove Garden Grove Police Department police officers discovered the bodies after a woman called authorities complaining about a strong odor coming from the auto in the parking lot, KTLA reported . The four were found in the back of the vehicle, near their clothes and some groceries, he said. The family in the van had been dead for at least two or three days by the time police arrived and the van was ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats as spy row deepens

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats as spy row deepens President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth term. Skripal and his daughter Yulia are fighting for their lives in hospital after being poisoned with a Russian-made military-grade nerve agent. "The onus remains on the Russian state to account for their actions and to comply with their worldwide obligations", it added. They came hours before Scotland Yard said it was treating the ... [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold

Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold Information on who has the winning ticket or where in Pennsylvania was not immediately known. The single winning ticket is worth $456.7 million - the eighth-largest pot in the game's history, officials said in a statement . The jackpot resets at $40 million for the next drawing, the report said. Further details on the victor and where the ticket was purchased have yet to be released. [Full Article...]

Gravesend nightclub: Panic as vehicle driven into busy club

Gravesend nightclub: Panic as vehicle driven into busy club Eye-witnesses described scenes of "panic and chaos" as the auto ploughed through Blake's nightclub just before midnight last night. Attempted murder Officers attended and arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder. BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Reece Parkinson posted footage of the aftermath on Twitter . "We ripped the tent wall apart and got out and called the police". [Full Article...]

"NDA Messed Up Economy, Mismanaged Jammu And Kashmir": Manmohan Singh

The Modi government, he said, possibly feels that these issues will get sorted out on their own. "That's not going to happen, he added. Jammu & Kashmir is an integral problem of India and must recognise that". "This is only jumla [empty promises] and tall claims made by PM Modi". "Let the BJP answer which one of these promises were kept in the last four years", Chidambaram said as he moved the... [Full Article...]

Philippine President Duterte urges other nations to quit ICC

Philippine President Duterte urges other nations to quit ICC The Philippines said in its letter that it "affirms its commitment to fight against impunity for atrocity crimes", despite its withdrawal. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, speaking from Manila, said the Philippines was quitting due to "the well-orchestrated campaign to mislead the worldwide community, to crucify President Duterte... [Full Article...]

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens Russian Federation should in particular provide full and complete disclosure of the Novichok programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). It comes after the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson directly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin over the attack, saying that it was "overwhelmingly likely" that personally ordered it. [Full Article...]

Turkey accused of killing 16 in hospital attack

Turkey accused of killing 16 in hospital attack The Observatory says almost 200,000 people have fled the Afrin region in recent days amid heavy airstrikes, entering Syrian government-held territory nearby. According to SOHR, over 280 civilians have been killed since the Turkey-led offensive against the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in the Afrin region began on January 20. [Full Article...]

Israel Destroys Two Hamas Terror Tunnels in Overnight Raid

Israel Destroys Two Hamas Terror Tunnels in Overnight Raid Israeli forces often raze home of Palestinians involved in attacks against Israeli targets. The Jerusalem Post report quoted Hazam Kasam, a Hamas spokesperson, as saying "this attack makes it clear that the Intifada is continuing for the Palestinian people". [Full Article...]

Lagos Govt Reduces Land Use Charge Amidst Protests

Lagos Govt Reduces Land Use Charge Amidst Protests The group said, "While NIM acknowledges the fact that the state government has undertaken this review in response to the vigorous civic denunciation and pushback against the reckless LUC and its enabling law, we wish to state that this reluctant gesture has not gone far enough to adequately remediate the various areas and issues of concern about the land charges". [Full Article...]

SA leaders look to life beyond election

SA leaders look to life beyond election Those ballots won't be counted until next week, potentially leading to significant delays unless there is a decisive result on the night. It was out with the old and in with the new in South Australia on Sunday, as incoming premier Steven Marshall outlined his future plans and outgoing premier Jay Weatherill stepped down after seven years as Labor leader. [Full Article...]

Sergei Skripal: Moscow Retaliates To Britain, Expels 23 UK Diplomats

Sergei Skripal: Moscow Retaliates To Britain, Expels 23 UK Diplomats It said this was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the incident in Salisbury on March 4". The second week of the investigation began with Prime Minister Theresa May saying either Russian Federation authorised the attack or had lost control of the military-grade Novichok. [Full Article...]

Dublin Hit With Snow Overnight

Dublin Hit With Snow Overnight Dublin Bus are running but are expecting minor disruptions and advise customers to plan their journey in advance. "This weather warning is not as extreme as the previous one", they said. Meanwhile, motorists have been advised to take extra caution on the roads and avoid unnecessary travel. Icy conditions with lowest temperatures zero to -3 degrees Celsius, and feeling colder in the fresh east to n... [Full Article...]

Voter turnout in Russian presidential polls reaches 16.55%

The major goal for Russian authorities is producing a big turnout that will hand Putin the legitimacy he craves and provide a convincing mandate for his fourth term. RUSSIA'S election has been hit with a cyber attack scandal, hacked the day voters went to the polls. The Russian leader cast his vote at this ballot station during the presidential election on March 4, 2012. [Full Article...]

Russia ready to hand Putin new term in presidential vote

Russia ready to hand Putin new term in presidential vote Polls opened at 8 a.m. Sunday in Russia's Far East regions of Chukotka and Kamchatka. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the leader would have the "final decision" on any measures taken against Britain. "I spoke with the Prime Minister and we are in deep discussions", Trump said of British Prime Minister Theresa May . "We are very focused on countering Russian aggression", a senior a... [Full Article...]


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