by | March 19, 2018 | 10:47

The army posted a video on social media showing a soldier holding a Turkish flag and a man waving the Syrian opposition flag on the balcony of the district parliament building with a tank stationed on the street. A Syrian rebel group says it is in negotiations with the United Nations to arrange for a cease-fire and ensure the evacuation of wounded and ill civilians from the besieged eastern Ghouta region just outside the capital.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:34

Last December, the United Nations human rights boss Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein would not rule out genocide charges against Ms Suu Kyi and slammed her failure to use the term " Rohingya ". It said Australia and Asean look forward to the early conclusion of an effective code of conduct, as part of efforts to maintain peace, stability, maritime security, and freedom of navigation and overflight in the region.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:10

Chandrababu Naidu on Friday discussed with party leaders the proposal to move the no-confidence motion against the Modi government . The government needs support of 272 members to stay in power and faces no threat as it has support of more than 300 members, including NDA partners like SAD, LJP, RLSP, NCP and JDU in Lok Sabha.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:12

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain has evidence that within the last 10 years Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the objective of assassination but has also been creating and stockpiling the nerve agent Novichok.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:26

A storm front moves into the area early next week bringing along with it the possibility of some wintry weather Monday night into Tuesday , the National Weather Service says. This is where the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory. "In the mountains we expect an average of 4-8" of snow with lighter amounts in the valleys and some higher pockets on a few of the highest peaks.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:17

Andria Zafirakou had been shortlisted as one of ten finalists for the Varkey Foundational Global Teacher Prize for her work at Alperton Community School in Brent , northwest London . Prime Minister Theresa May, former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. May, in a video message broadcast at the gala event, said: "Being a great teacher requires resilience, ingenuity, and a generous heart".

by | March 19, 2018 | 07:02

In the other three instances of March 2018 explosions, people picked up packages that exploded. Federal agents with the FBI and ATF are also on scene and aiding in the investigation. Authorities don't know the motive for the three bombings, but aren't ruling out race as a factor. A reward exists for information leading to the apprehension of the bomber or bombers.

by | March 19, 2018 | 06:40

The tweet was one of a string of messages from Trump over the weekend deriding Mueller as well as former FBI Director James B. Comey and recently fired Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. Any move to oust Mueller, Graham said, "would be the beginning of the end of his presidency". Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said he can not be certain at this point whether McCabe was sacked by Attorney General Jeff Sessions for just cause.

by | March 19, 2018 | 04:17

Aretha Franklin has reportedly cancelled two of her major upcoming concerts due to health concerns. Franklin, who revealed she will only be playing at "some select things" after retiring from touring a year ago (17), will be replaced on the New Orleans Jazz Festival bill by Rod Stewart .

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:53

Putin seemed confident of victory, saying, "The program that I propose for the country is the right one", he said. Sunday marked four years since Putin signed a treaty that declared Crimea part of Russian Federation following its annexation from Ukraine, a move that led to the outbreak of a pro-Kremlin insurgency in the east of the ex-Soviet country, in a conflict that claimed more than 10,000 lives.

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:46

In London , British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson went even further on Friday, pointing the finger directly at Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. "The British side is warned that in case of further unfriendly actions against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take further retaliatory measures ", according to the statement .

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:28

Just weeks before the election, he announced that Russian Federation has developed advanced nuclear weapons capable of evading missile defences. Critics alleged that officials had compelled people to come to the polls to ensure that voter boredom at the one-sided contest did not lead to a low turnout.

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:13

But we have a long way to go to reach our potential. "We're going to try and spend 18 months trying to do something special up until the World Cup and then we can talk differently about it". "It's massively positive that we now have more than just one way to win", the half-back said. "We squeezed them and off the back of putting them under pressure we were able to open the game up".

by | March 19, 2018 | 02:44

Wallström had talks with her North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, on Thursday evening and Friday morning. As to foreign media reports that a meeting between U.S. "We can not be naive and think that Sweden is going to resolve these problems", he said . Meanwhile, Swedish public broadcaster SVT said the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) was involved in the talks, though SIPRI did not return AFP's calls for a comment.

by | March 19, 2018 | 02:22

Choe said it appears two male suspects chased Ngo and shot him as he reached the entrance to the bowling alley. During a news conference on Sunday, Toronto Police Det. Amar was an innocent bystander. Police have little suspect information at this time, but are searching the area. Police had already spoken with at least 10 witnesses as of Sunday afternoon, Choe said, and were in the process of collecting surveillance footage from the surrounding buildings.

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:49

Asked about the jeers that accompanied his post-match remarks at Twickenham on Saturday, Jones said: "Get me a recording, it'll put me to sleep at night". "Even though we won all those games, we weren't good enough to get where we wanted to get". That's what we're going through. Some guys have come in and done really well and some will maybe struggle to participate in the future, he said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:36

The Spanish Rugby Federation (FER) apologized on its website, saying it "regrets the reaction of some players who did not contain their mood at the end of the match". "The image at the end of the game does not represent the sport nor the values of this team". Spain came to the final round of the Rugby Europe Championship, the tier below the Six Nations, needing to beat lowly Belgium in Brussels for the automatic qualifying spot, but the Belgians raced ahead 15-0 and held on to beat the ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:30

British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, said Britain's quarrel was not with the Russian people but with the Kremlin. She denied the existence of the nerve agent Novichok that Britain said was used against them. Johnson said the attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a military-grade nerve toxin was most likely ordered by Putin himself.

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:12

McCabe appears to have been passing on memos on his interactions with Trump to Special Counsel Robert Mueller , and the firing may be related to these memos. Also over the weekend, Mr Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd , cited the "brilliant and courageous example" by Sessions and the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility and said Mr Rosenstein should " bring an end " to the Russian Federation investigation "manufactured" by Mr Comey.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:59

It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week. They remain hospitalized in critical condition. Vladimir Putin dismissed claims of Russian involvement in the Salisbury spy poisoning as "nonsense" as he was re-elected president of the Federation.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:53

Following Democrat Conor Lamb's apparent victory in the Pennsylvania special election, some have predicted a blue wave in the 2018 midterms, while others have suggested there could be a looming "civil war" between the moderate and progressive wings of the party.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:51

Skripal, a former colonel in Russian military intelligence who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to Britain, and his daughter are fighting for their lives after they were found collapsed on a bench in the city of Salisbury two weeks ago. Mr Chizhov's his comments were rejected as "nonsense" by United Kingdom officials. Asked whether he was saying that Porton Down was responsible, Mr Chizhov replied: "I don't know".

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:43

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque had claimed on Thursday, March 15, that "an avalanche of withdrawal" of other countries will happen following the Philippine government's decision to leave the court "immediately." Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has asked countries to abandon the International Criminal Court because it is "rude".

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:41

Pre-election polls have placed Putin , the country's longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, as a clear front-runner, reports CNN . Kremlin officials privately acknowledge some voters are reluctant to show up and vote, even if they support Putin , because they believe his victory is already a foregone conclusion.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:34

The Russian Foreign Ministry declared on Saturday 23 employees of the UK Embassy in Moscow personae non gratae in response to the similar move made by London, the ministry said in a statement . United Kingdom correspondent Gavin Grey says Russia's European Union ambassador is trying to spread the blame. Skripal, a former colonel in Russian military intelligence who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to Britain, is fighting for his life along with his daughter after they were found ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:29

Kim has yet to visit China since assuming power in late 2011, with North Korea upset by China's strong support for United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests and China angered by those repeated tests. The statement also said the two officials discussed "opportunities and challenges for continued diplomatic efforts". Further, the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he wishes that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Xi at the core, the ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:14

Turkey's military has rejected allegations it bombed a hospital in Afrin in northwestern Syria, where it's engaged in an offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters. On Friday evening, a bombing raid struck the city's main hospital, killing 16 civilians, a monitor said. Zolotukhin works with the Russian center for reconciling Syria's warring parties.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:11

The report claims that the live stream hit 630,000 viewers, toppling the previous record of 388,000 viewers for a single-play stream set by Dr. DisRespect (Guy Beahm). And with Epic Games having now made Fortnite Battle Royale mobile on iOS devices, it's likely that the excitement surrounding the title won't be dying down any time soon.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:06

As Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to expand his country's military power and political influence, Western nations such as France, Germany, the US and the United Kingdom have accused him of attempting to interfere in their internal affairs, a charge that Putin and his government have dismissed.

by | March 18, 2018 | 23:48

Speaking to a crowd who attended a pop concert near the Kremlin marking his election victory, Putin hailed those who voted for him as a "big national team", adding that "we are bound for success". Russian authorities are appealing to the United Nations and Council of Europe to intervene, according to Russian news agencies. Security forces have been surrounding Russian facilities in Ukraine amid anger over the Ukrainian government's refusal to allow ordinary Russians to vote for president.

by | March 18, 2018 | 23:44

Police say it is not believed to be terror-related. Kent Police were called to Blake's , a dance and night club, at 11:47 p.m. on Saturday, after "a number of people" were injured when a auto drove into the nightclub building, officials said in a statement .

by | March 18, 2018 | 22:35

But it will remain windy and bitterly cold throughout the day. Amber warnings for snow and ice are in place from 4pm on Saturday until 9am on Sunday for northwest England, Yorkshire and the Midlands, as well as in London , the South East, and east of England.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:50

The winning numbers were 22-57-59-60-66, with a Powerball of 7 and Power Play of 2x. The cash option is worth $269.4 million. The Texan ticket included an added-on Power Play, and won $2 million. The judge allowed her to keep her identity hidden and claim her winnings, saying that revealing her name would be an invasion of privacy. The odds of becoming a millionaire by matching five numbers is 1 in 11.7 million.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:42

A British policeman was also poisoned when he went to help them and remains in a serious but stable condition. What sticks in my mind is the cavalier indifference - and sheer brazenness - of this attack. "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", May told the audience.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:26

The British Council said it was "profoundly disappointed" at its pending closure. The closure of the consulate in St. Petersburg was not given a firm deadline, with the Foreign Ministry saying only that consulate employees will be given sufficient time to finish their work.