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by | March 19, 2018 | 16:09

And the Kremlin can argue that Russia's system of managed democracy represents the genuine will of the people. The remarks implicating the Russian president directly are likely to escalate the dispute between London and Moscow . But Putin's popularity remained strong, apparently buttressed by nationalist pride. In the message, Xi said that over recent years, the Russian people have united as one in firmly advancing on the path of strengthening the nation, realizing rejuvenation and ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:42

Details of her condition weren't immediately known Sunday afternoon. Deputies responded to a home in Monroe County around 1 p.m. Saturday and learned that the boy shot the girl in the back of the head after she wouldn't give him the controller.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:22

Ant is now back on TV on Saturday nights alongside best pal and co-presenter Dec Donnelly, hosting Saturday Night Takeaway . A witness reportedly told the Sun that the telly icon became "agitated" when a police officer escorted him into the back of their auto.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:04

Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida school massacre that they chose to have him forcibly committed more than a year before the shootings. Clinicians had repeatedly concluded that the Baker Act would not justify committing Cruz because he denied having an intent or a plan to hurt himself or others.

by | March 19, 2018 | 14:55

There were 31 accused in this case , of which 19 were convicted and 12 acquitted. The judge delivered the verdict alphabetically but Lalu Prasad - who was the Chief Minister when the wrongdoing took place - reached the court after it was delivered.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:48

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to have hit upon a strategy to deal with a slew of defamation cases from his political opponents: Walking back his comments. Kejriwal is looking to close all 33 defamation cases against him by making out of court settlements, NDTV reported. Kejriwal's apology to a SAD leader for accusing him of drugs trade pushed the party's Punjab unit into a crisis as the state leadership contemplated breaking away and forming a separate unit, saying the ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:38

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 | 13:30

Authorities said some 69 houses were destroyed and a further 39 were damaged and 30 caravans or cabins were also wiped out in Tathra, where residents fled to the beach on Sunday to avoid the flames as flying embers quickly carried the firefront forward.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:26

And now they are wondering if there is any point in continuing negotiations. Two such negotiating sessions have already been held and a third is set for Thursday in Berlin. "Frightening and threatening the world's business and economic communities not to work with Iran constitute a clear violation of different articles of the JCPOA", said Araqchi in reference to Washington's policy, under Trump, toward the Iran deal.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:11

On March 18, 2014, a treaty on Crimea's reunification with Russia was signed by President Vladimir Putin , Russia's Federal Assembly approved the document on March 21. For us, Ukraine and the Ukrainian people is a brotherly people. Canada, Estonia and Norway also expressed their position on non-recognition of Crimea elections.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:08

AN EVENT featuring a speech by State Counsellor and de facto leader of Burma (Myanmar) Aung San Suu Kyi has been cancelled due to supposed illness. Protesters hold placards and chant slogans during a demonstration against government officials attending the one-off summit of 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Sydney , Australia, March 17, 2018.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:54

The envoy told reporters that he had nothing to share at the moment and said he would speak to them when he returned. A senior presidential official said that in the San Francisco meeting, South Korean and American officials held intensive talks, sharing the results of South Korean special envoys' recent trips to China, Japan and Russian Federation.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:14

It's FSU's fifth all-time appearance in the Sweet 16 and first since 2011. And with just over 10 minutes remaining in the second half, it surely seemed so. FSU scored the game's final seven points and finished the game on an 18-4 run. Xavier's defense and FSU's shot selection kept them in it during their offensive drought as you can see he halftime stats below.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:13

The storm could drop up to 5 inches of snow on Fairbanks, which has already recorded more than 81 inches of snow this winter. Forecasters did not have an estimate for how much snow Greater Boston could expect, but put the possibility of accumulation at 30 percent.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:51

The pilot of the Turkish Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 flying from Kharkiv to Istanbul reported that one of the passengers was carrying a bomb and demanding the plane to head towards Sochi. Putin's stance is "simply unacceptable", the Democrats said in their letter, The Hill reported. The Russian leader has grabbed headlines once again after British Prime Minister Theresa May accused his country of poisoning double-agent Sergei Skripal.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:45

Ri and Wallstrom dined together at the foreign ministry on Thursday evening, then met again on Friday at Villa Bonnier, a lavish building used by the government for official functions which is located near the United States embassy. The ministry referred to the United Nations security council's condemnation of North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs, saying the United Nations "emphasised the need for intensified diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict".

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:44

The president said "most of the terrorists have already fled with tails between their legs", and that his country's "special forces and members of the Free Syrian Army are cleaning the remains and the traps they left behind". The Turkish military has pushed the YPG militia back from the border and almost encircled it with advances on the western and eastern flanks of Afrin town.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:13

The prize from education charity the Varkey Foundation was created to give more status to the teaching profession, with an Oscars-style awards ceremony in Dubai. And the 39-year-old is a worthy victor - she has guided youngsters from one of the poorest areas of the country and helped pupils from a variety of backgrounds.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:10

The majority mark in the Lok Sabha is 270, as the House has 539 members now. The plan of the government is like pushing AIADMK MPs to protest in the Speaker's well and ensuring that the Speaker does not take up the No Confidence Motions since the house is not in order.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:43

Yevgeny Roizman, the mayor of Yekaterinburg, told The Associated Press that local officials and state employees have all received orders "from higher up" to make sure the presidential vote turnout is over 60 percent. Putin has been president or prime minister since December 1999, making him the only leader that a generation of Russians have ever known. Putin's bellicose language reached a crescendo before the election in a state-of-the-nation speech when he unveiled new nuclear weapons, ...