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by | March 18, 2018 | 21:26

Britain previously accused Russian Federation of being behind what it has called the "brazen" nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, in Salisbury, England, on March 4. They remain in a critical condition. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson upped the stakes Friday when he said it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to use the nerve agent against the Skripals.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:25

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated Moscow's line that there was no "clear evidence" for any Russian involvement in the attack, RIA reported. He said even the name Novichok was a "Western invention" and that Russian Federation never gave it a name. Moscow's ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko said that the majority of the Russian diplomats would leave the country next week.

by | March 18, 2018 | 20:06

It is set to be very cold this weekend, with wind chill and icy patches. An amber weather warning for snow and ice is in place across north-west England, Yorkshire and the Midlands, as well as in London, the South East, and east of England, from 4pm on Saturday until 9am on Sunday, while a yellow warning for snow and ice in force for the entire day covers almost the whole of Britain.

by | March 18, 2018 | 20:10

When Modiji was campaigning, he made lots of tall promises, " he said. "We should warn Pakistan that their actions are detrimental to peace and prosperity", Singh added. "The atmosphere in the state is deteriorating day in and day out". They have installed a Govt where the two wings of the administration are working against each other.

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:37

She said: "But Russia's response doesn't change the facts of the matter - the attempted assassination of two people on British soil for which there is no alternative conclusion other than that the Russian state was culpable". US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron backed the United Kingdom in a joint statement with May on Thursday and said there's "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian responsibility.

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:14

The talks in Vienna on Friday, a regular review of the accord, involved Iran, senior USA official Brian Hook and representatives of Russia , China , France, Britain and Germany. "The president has instructed us to see if we can come to an agreement with the Europeans by May 12", said Hook. Since those sanctions wouldn't be related to nukes, the three European nations say they're still operating within the parameters of the 2015 deal and wouldn't give Iran an easy way out.

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:13

It is Russian Federation that is in flagrant breach of global law and Chemical Weapons Convention. Russia's ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, has claimed in a television interview that the chemical used to poison a former Russian spy in England had come from a British-based lab.

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:09

The four-nation statement is the fruit of British efforts to enlist global support as it tries to hold Russia accountable for the March 4 attack that left the former Russian agent and his daughter in critical condition and a British police officer seriously ill.

by | March 18, 2018 | 18:05

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government said all relevant agencies have severe weather emergency plans in place. Events around Dublin have been cancelled such as the Festival Big Day Out in Merrion Square and the Irish Rugby team's homecoming in the Aviva Stadium.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:59

In addition, the British Council in Russian Federation will be closed. The Russian statement said the government could take further measures if Britain makes any more "unfriendly" moves. Mr Brenton said: "The worrying thought is that Russia is so angry at the United Kingdom - as we have been one of the ultra-hawks on the West on Russian politics for the last few years".

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:59

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is visiting Nepal , called upon his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Sharma in Kathmundu and felicitated him on assuming the high office and also on completion of democratic process in his country.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:53

According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression . Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad launched a ferocious assault last month to retake Eastern Ghouta , the last major opposition-held area around the capital.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:50

In the biggest expulsion of Russian diplomats from London since the Cold War, Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday gave 23 Russians who she said were spies working under diplomatic cover a week to leave London. U.S. President Donald Trump said it looked as though the Russians were behind it. "As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russian Federation or whoever it may be".

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:48

From 1979 through 2016, the number of Israeli settlements established in the West Bank reached over 200. Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel early December, saying the U.S. Furthermore, Palestinians live their lives in fear because of systemic attacks on villages by the Israeli settlers. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a statement on Saturday, said Israel will take tough action against Kabha.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:35

Russian Federation also revoked permission for the United Kingdom to open a general consulate in St. Petersburg, and the British Council, a cultural and educational organization, has been ordered to stop its activities in the country. "We will never tolerate a threat to the life of British citizens and others on British soil from the Russian government". May said "there is no alternative conclusion other than that the Russian state was culpable for the attempted murder of Mr.

by | March 18, 2018 | 16:04

Christopher Zanetis of Long Island City, and Master Sgt. Christopher Raguso of Commack. There were no survivors of the crash, the Department of Defense said in an earlier statement. Army Brig. Gen. Jonathan P. Braga, the director of operations for the combined task force leading the fight against ISIS in the region, said all personnel aboard the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter were killed.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:53

Also, air strikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta killed 30 civilians on Saturday, a monitor said, nearly a month into a blistering Russia-backed regime assault on the rebel enclave outside Damascus. Four major rebel groups are now positioned inside Eastern Ghouta, Failaq al-Rahman, Ahrar al-Sham and the Levant Liberation Committee. Jaish al-Islam controls an area around the main town of Douma in the north of the former enclave, while Ahrar al-Sham holds influence in the area of the town of ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:36

Representatives from Iran, the US, Russia , China , France, Britain and Germany convened in the Austrian city of Vienna on Friday for a meeting of the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Joint Commission, or JCPOA. European states are considering imposing new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and involvement in Syria. "The ballistic programme of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which has a defensive nature, will steadfastly continue", said Shamkhani, who is a close ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:10

At this time, it is believed that the situation is contained and the shooter does not possess a threat to the public. Shoppers had been locked down at The Oaks mall in the city of Thousand Oaks , about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of Los Angeles.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:11

Army PRO Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Bimber Gali started around 7.45 am. Confirming the incident, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police SP Vaid said that the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:07

The victory of the SP-BSP alliance in UP is likely to compel the opposition parties to forge a broader alliance against the BJP ahead of the next parliamentary polls. Today, the SP and BSP have created an alliance. On the winning spree of the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar's Jehanabad and Araria , the Sena said some BJP leaders were living in a fool's paradise as they attributed it to "a sympathy wave" for the jailed RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav.

by | March 18, 2018 | 11:35

Prime Minister Theresa May this week announced that 23 Russian diplomats would be expelled from Britain after concluding it was highly probable that Moscow was behind the poisoning, but stopped short of pointing the finger directly at Putin .

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:50

It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week. When Moscow finally made its announcement Saturday, it went slightly beyond strictly reciprocal measures. At around 9.15am on Sunday, 4 March, the red BMW may have been seen in the area of London Road, Churchill Way North and Wilton Road, in the northern part of the city, police say.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:46

Russia's move this morning to expel British representatives and close the British Consulate-General in St Petersburg and British Council in Moscow was "anticipated", a government spokesperson said . Det Sgt Bailey remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being contaminated with the chemical. Mr Yakovenko said that Britain had put its weight behind an "anti-Russian campaign" as it tried to establish a new place for itself within Western society after European Union ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:09

Prasad is presently serving a jail term of 3.5 years in a fodder scam case RC64A/96, related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89, 4417 lakh from Deoghar Treasury with the help of 6 fake allotment letters during 1991 to 1994. The cases pertain to allegedly fraudulent withdrawals from the treasuries of multiple districts in Bihar when Yadav was chief minister. In two earlier cases, he was sentenced to five years, and three-and-a-half years in prison.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:11

However, Nityanand Rai has promised to take all the necessary steps to help the family get justice. Darbhanga senior superintendent of police (SSP) Satyaveer Singh said that the BJP worker and his supporters had put up the signboard on a plot of private land two years ago.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:44

The latest move by the Russian foreign ministry is in retaliation for the expulsion of the same number of Russian diplomats in Britain in the past few days. Moscow announced the measures on the eve of a presidential election which incumbent Vladimir Putin should comfortably win. "We are profoundly disappointed at this development", the British Council said in a statement.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:38

A very weak cold front will work its way into the Valley Saturday evening into Saturday. Tuesday: The morning will likely continue with the previous storm threat and there is a chance for some strong storms as well. Later Monday morning into the early afternoon, a surface low pressure area will strengthen leading to a more unstable atmosphere meaning an enhanced threat for severe weather including damaging hail, wind, and tornadoes Monday afternoon and evening.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:17

Briefing journalists in Pretoria on Friday, Abrahams said that after consideration of the matter he believed there were reasonable prospects to successfully prosecute Zuma on charges listed in the indictment served on him prior to the determination of the matter by Mpshe.

by | March 18, 2018 | 08:37

He never enters the building. Security video shows a Florida sheriff's deputy go toward the high school building while a gunman massacred 17 students and staff members, but he stayed outside with his handgun drawn. He said Peterson "clearly" knew there was a shooter inside. New CCTV video shows campus police arriving at Florida's Parkland high school during the mass shooting.

by | March 18, 2018 | 07:48

Not only did Gibson attack Gonzalez's appearance and sexuality, Gibson also insinuated that Gonzalez wasn't a true survivor because she was " in a completely different part of the school " when the shooting took place. Gibson apologized in a tweet directly to one of the students, Gibson, offering his "sincere apology". Gonzalez, who now has almost double as many followers on Twitter as the National Rifle Association, has been honoured by LGBT group Equality Florida this week for her ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 07:26

With Russian President Vladimir Putin guaranteed to win another term, authorities are conducting get-out-the-vote efforts to ensure a good turnout. British Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday that her government will consider its next steps against Moscow after consulting with Britain's allies over the next few days.

by | March 18, 2018 | 07:07

On Friday, Lavrov said that Russian Federation treated with respect Japan's right to determine how to best ensure national security, as well as to freely choose partners and forms of defense cooperation. The Swedish Prime Minister's spokesman Jonatan Holst declared "they had a meeting". Im said Moon may meet Trump after an inter-Korean summit but before Trump's planned summit with Kim in May.

by | March 18, 2018 | 06:26

The walkout was to start at 10 a.m. and last for 17 minutes in observance of the 17 students and staff members who were massacred February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Students at Douglas Freeman High School plan to continue demonstrations on April 20th, which happens to be the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School.

by | March 18, 2018 | 05:27

A decision will be made on when residents can return to their homes once the damage assessments have been completed . Law enforcement did not say which homes would be barred reentry. A large animal shelter has also been set up at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. They're being accepted at the Land of Ahz at 12599 Jordan Road in Fountain.