by | March 19, 2018 | 18:56

The Foreign Secretary said the Kremlin's tit-for-tat expulsion of 23 British diplomats and the closures of the British consulate in St Petersburg and the British Council would only impact Vladimir Putin's compatriots. The newspaper also said that Ms Skripal had worked in the US Embassy in Moscow . The government's tepid response to the 2006 killing of a former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London with radioactive polonium appears to have emboldened Russia as it has created a permissive ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 18:57

Speaking at a party to the chants of his own name, Premier-elect Marshall confirmed that Weatherill called him to concede defeat. SA-BEST failed to gain a single seat, and Mr Xenophon will now be without a seat in State parliament for the first time since 1997.

by | March 19, 2018 | 18:53

In their young basketball history, UMBC has never played a school from the Big 12 Conference. And they brought their "A" games. With 9.4 seconds left and the outcome decided, there were hugs at mid-court. Brown scored eight of his 10 first-half points in the final five minutes before halftime. But the Retrievers' guards were quick enough to keep the Cavs' guards in front of them and tough enough to fight through screens.

by | March 19, 2018 | 18:20

Putin's comments came a few hours after British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he has evidence that Russian Federation has been stockpiling a nerve agent in violation of global law "very likely for the purposes of assassination". "And this will continue, because this is our foreign policy: very aggressive and very unpleasant". Officials from the world's chemical weapons watchdog will arrive in Britain on Monday to investigate the samples used in the attack and the results should be ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:55

The English-language Moscow Times newspaper marked the election with a series of stories on young people it dubbed "Generation P", highlighting some of the 1.3 million people born the year Putin first became president. Vladimir Putin on Sunday (Mar 18) stormed to victory in Russia's presidential election on Sunday, giving him another six years in power as Moscow's relations with the West plunge to new Cold War lows.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:42

What, do you think I will sit (in power) until I'm 100 years old?" he said, calling the question "funny". "I see in this (result) the confidence and hope of our people", a beaming Putin told supporters who had gathered in a square next to the Kremlin on Sunday.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:41

Geelani had led the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat since its inception in 2004, senior Hurriyat leader GA Gulzar said. Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai was on Monday appointed the new chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, the separatist organisation found by Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:38

For all practical purposes, Raj will flag off his party's election campaign at the rally, it is said. As per the rules, only Presidents, Prime Ministers, Governors, Chief Ministers, Speakers and other high ranking Government dignitaries can be accorded a state funeral along with the National Flag being half-masted.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:33

To attribute the loss to the "overconfidence" of the party cadre is to miss the woods for the trees. "Congratulations to Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party for this historic victory". The BJP and its allies had won 73 of the 80 seats in UP in 2014. "The alliance is in best of health and all the partners are together". Thus, arithmetically, the BJP can easily win eight of the 10 seats and be left with 28 surplus votes.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:15

He is seen as providing continuity in policies such as liberalising the Chinese currency, curbing debts and attracting foreign investment. He is credited with a long list of financial reforms and introducing new tools to manage monetary policy.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:15

Britain is very concerned by allegations that the British data firm Cambridge Analytica exploited data on millions of Facebook users without their authorisation in election campaigns, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:10

Other issues to be resolved in negotiations include the status of European Union citizens arriving in Britain during a transition period - when Britain will continue to follow European Union law in return for access to the bloc's single market for a period of up to two years after officially leaving.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:01

The decision came just a few months before the state Assembly elections . "It was also chose to forward the same to the Central government for notifying under Section 2 (d) of the Central Minority Commission Act", law minister T B Jayachandra said quoting the cabinet decision.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:25

The Russian strongman ran against seven other candidates, but his most vocal critic Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot for legal reasons and the final outcome was never in doubt. And sure enough, the Central Election Commission claimed Sunday it had been the target of a hacking attempt. Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, recorded his best election performance with 76.67 percent of the vote but rejected the possibility of staying in power indefinitely.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:21

In some of his interviews , he said, "We are all human beings and there is no difference". Saudi Arabia has no written legal code to go with the texts making up sharia, and police and judiciary have long enforced a strict dress code requiring Saudi women to wear abayas and in many cases to cover their hair and faces.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:10

When asked about Chizhov's claim that Russian Federation stopped producing chemical weapons in 1992 and destroyed its reserves of such substances last year, Johnson said: "We actually have evidence, in the last ten years, that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassination, but it has also been creating and stockpiling Novichock".

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:51

In a post on Twitter, another opposition leader, Gary Kasparov, slammed the elections as a charade and called on world leaders to shun Mr. Putin's victory. Many expect Putin to stay at the helm, either by scrapping term limits or shifting into another position of power. Asked late Sunday if he intends to initiate changes in the constitution, he answered that he has no such plans "yet".

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:52

Trump floated the death-penalty plan this month at a White House gathering focusing on opioid abuse, saying drug traffickers "are killing hundreds and hundreds of people". "Obviously, this crisis impacts everyone everywhere", she said. It's believed Trump is not interested in targeting low-level possession crime for drugs such as marijuana.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:44

Canadian PM Trudeau is accompanied by his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children Hadrien, Ella-Grace Margaret and Xavier James Trudeau. The last visit of a Canadian Prime Minister to India was in November 2012. In order to bolster India-Canada relationship, he will also hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on wide-ranging issues, including defense and counter-terror cooperation on February 23.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:45

Details of her condition were not immediately known. On Facebook members of the community voiced concerns about the availability of guns and the presence of video games, while others simply offered prayers for the girl and her family. The sheriff added that the circumstances of the shooting are still being investigated , and that he is unsure what consequences the boy will face at this time, WLOV-TV reported.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:17

After bring arrested late yesterday afternoon, McPartlin has since been released as the incident is investigated, according to the Mirror . The Sun reports that the presenter's 4 x 4 veered into the wrong lane on Lower Richmond Road and hit a green Mini, then crashed into another auto.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:18

The BJP in its defence has said that it was not possible to grant special status, but the central government had framed modalities for giving a special package to the state way back in September 2016. "I made it clear that while I am against triple talaq , it is not correct to arrest the husband and jail him as his family and children will suffer", said Naidu.

by | March 19, 2018 | 14:53

This fourth case is to do with fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the treasury of Dumka, which is now in Jharkhand, but was in Bihar when Lalu was chief minister. While the court found the former Bihar chief minister guilty, it found Jagannath Mishra, another former Bihar chief minister, not guilty. Lalu Prasad Yadav is already serving a jail term of 13.5 years in three fodder cases.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:47

Following the letter, written on Friday, Arvind Kejriwal and Nitin Gadkari submitted a joint application in a Delhi court seeking the withdrawal of the defamation case filed by the latter. They've apologised for the same today. According to experts and political commentators, Kejriwal is doing this to reduce his legal troubles as defamation cases against him have been piling and he is trying to avoid the cost of legal cases by saying sorry to the leaders.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:24

He also said ASEAN policy meant it was "not able to intervene and to force an outcome" over the Rohingya crisis, in which more than 700,000 refugees have fled to neighboring Bangladesh amid a Myanmar military campaign that the United Nations has called "ethnic cleansing".

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:25

On January 30, Trump asked the Congress to address the flaws in what he termed was a "terrible Iran nuclear deal". Although the nuclear deal lifted nuclear-related sanction, the USA kept in place - and even increased - sanctions against Iran's financial sector and individuals linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps for its ballistic missile programs, and other activities US officials say links Iran to terrorism.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:19

The SANA news report said mass evacuation took place on Saturday night through two crossings, one in Hamouriyeh and the other near the Water Resources facility in Harasta. The army said in a statement that the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, were trying to create a "negative perception" of the Turkish military.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:17

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at 719-390-5555. It would have taken almost four hours for Coloradans across the state to be alerted that the two-year-old was missing via an Amber Alert, which was reportedly sent out just before 9:30 p.m.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:14

Security and police forces blocked access to Russian embassies and consulates in Kiev, Odesa, Lviv, and Kharkiv. Millions of ethnic Russians live in Ukraine but the number of registered Russian voters in Ukraine is unclear. Russia's presidential race is largely seen as predetermined, especially since the only candidate capable of mounting a serious campaign was barred from running.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:09

Mr. House's family in Florida donated hundreds of wristbands with the words "Douglas Strong" to the Bridgehampton School, which were distributed among the children . They brought out signs saying, "Gun Violence is an Epidemic" and "Thoughts and Prayers Don't Save Lives". Passing motorists honked in support. Principal Miller, who is in his first year at Chino High, asked the students to take five minutes during Wednesday's event to go and meet a student they don't know, shake their hand ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:58

Weinstein said it could have made a huge difference. The recommendations came after Cruz's behavior caused concern; he had reportedly told a classmate he wanted to buy and use a gun, wrote the word " kill " in a notebook, and cut himself.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:19

South Korea's foreign ministry verified the meeting Sunday, but declined to name the attendees or when it would take place. The Scandinavian country has been rumored as a possible site for the U.S. "The dialogue has been constructive", a source with knowledge of the discussions said. She said Mr Kim had "given his word" on his commitment to denuclearisation, a key condition for the unprecedented leader-to-leader talks.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:11

Tathra Beach Motor Village said it had experienced "significant" damage and would be closed until further notice. Meanwhile, 18 homes have been destroyed by several fires in the neighbouring state of Victoria. Map of the bushfire between Bega and Tathra NSW. The bushfires in Victoria destroyed up to 18 properties and killed livestock in rural areas north of the town of Warrnambool, authorities said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:50

Or maybe a green card. Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with regional female entrepreneurs ahead of the upcoming International Women's Day during his visit to the Samara bakery and confectionery factory in Samara, Russia March 7, 2018.

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.