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by | March 17, 2018 | 23:23

MOSCOW-Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. And it said it had halted the activities of the British Council, Britain's worldwide organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, across the country.

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:17

UNICEF has put in place an emergency response plan to cope with up to 50,000 people fleeing Eastern Ghouta, spokeswoman Marixie Mercado told a United Nations briefing on Friday. The UK-based war monitoring group said the strikes on Zamalka town also injured dozens. Russian Federation is pushing for the rebels to surrender , but they have rejected the proposal.

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:10

The sanctions are the first use of the new powers that US Congress passed past year to punish Moscow for interfering in the election that Trump won over former US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton. The accusations that Russia was behind the cyberattacks on USA infrastructure came as the Trump administration targeted Russians with sanctions for alleged election meddling for the first time since President Donald Trump took office.

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:03

Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement it had summoned United Kingdom ambassador Laurie Bristow to inform him that the 23 diplomats were now "persona non grata" and had a week to leave. On Friday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was overwhelmingly likely that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself had made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down Mr Skripal.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:47

The British Embassy in Moscow told CNN it had been given a list of 23 specific individuals that were to be expelled from Russian Federation. The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador, Laurie Bristow, to its headquarters on Saturday morning to inform him of the retaliatory measures.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:40

Skripal, a former colonel in the GRU who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence, and his daughter have been critically ill since March 4, when they were found unconscious on a bench. The British Foreign Office offered its own harsh words. When Moscow finally made its announcement Saturday, it went slightly beyond strictly reciprocal measures.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:37

The 2018 appeal for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis was launched by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, IOM Director General William Swing and the UN resident coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo. Bangladesh and Myanmar are continuing to work on a repatriation program that will see the Rohingya refugees returned to Myanmar, but many of those living in camps in Bangladesh have said that they are unwilling to return.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:30

In the opening minutes, Peterson is seen walking and talking with what looks like a staffer at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. The sheriff's office released the 27-minute video clip, most of which comes from a stationary camera on the Stoneman Douglas campus, after being ordered to do so by a judge.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:11

The Florida Department of Transportation said that they issued a permit, at FIU's design build team's request, to close Southwest 8th Street during Saturday's installation and issued an additional blanket permit which allowed for two-lane closures effective January through April.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:35

Separately on Friday, police in London launched a murder investigation into the death this week of a Russian associate of late tycoon Boris Berezovsky, but said nothing at this stage suggested a link to the attempted murders of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter on March 4.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:19

The sources close to the actress say, "It was a private affair, and only family members and close friends present". The marriage also went so silent and things were so keen at the function. The tabloid further adds that post the secret wedding, the post wedding celebrations are to continue in Udaipur on Saturay, March 17. Nonetheless, Shriya Saran is yet to confirm about her wedding and share pictures of her marriage.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:03

It has been learnt that both SP and BSP have by and large arrived at a consesus on the seat sharing formula. The party also neatly divided the people into "Ramzade" (children of the Hindu god, Ram) and "haramzade" or illegitimate children, as the Union minister, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, so eloquently put it.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:02

It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week, and summoned Britain's ambassador to Russia , Laurie Bristow, for a meeting Saturday at the ministry in Moscow. Police said Glushkov died as a result of a "compression of the neck", suggesting he may have been strangled. The officer is reportedly now in stable condition.

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:51

On Thursday, Ryabkov claimed Russian Federation had never developed anything like the alleged nerve agent , identified by the British as Novichok. Russian Federation confirmed Friday it will expel British diplomats and halt high-level meetings in turn.

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:38

The Turkish General Staff has said the center of Afrin has been surrounded since Monday as a result of the ongoing operations in the region and "critically important areas" have been seized. Haley said the Security Council's previous cease-fire agreement, which came into effect last month, had "failed". The area has been under government siege since 2013, making food scarce and hospitals too strapped to properly treat sick and wounded people.

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:31

Mr Suh was one of two South Korean envoys who visited the White House last week to brief Mr Trump on their meeting with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang a few days earlier. Kim is reportedly committed to denuclearization, but doubts persist as to whether he is serious about giving up the leverage that the North's nuclear capability provides.

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:25

The British foreign secretary's comments follow the United Kingdom government's earlier conclusion that Russian Federation was to blame for the nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal, an Euronews report has said. Police said the substance that rendered them critically ill was a nerve agent . The sanctions prompted a swift threat of retaliation from the Russian government.

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:19

The pre-planned blast took place when many people were driving to work and educational institutes. While Police officials are investigating the true cause of the blast but Deputy interior ministry spokesperson Nasrat Rahimi claims that the suicide bomber was aiming to reach global security company G4S but "detonated himself before reaching the target".

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:12

Russia's government is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatening further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. "We anticipated a response of this kind and the National Security Council will meet early next week to consider next steps", said Britain's Foreign Office.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:58

Both maneuvers, Avenatti said, clearly aim to keep the growing scandal out of the public eye. "Mr. Trump intends to join in EC's anticipated Petition to Compel Arbitration under the Arbitration Agreement", he announced. Ms. Clifford's initial deal has struck legal experts for its onerous terms, including its provision that she would be responsible for "liquidated damages" of $1 million for each breach of the agreement.