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Russian Federation proposes joint investigation into Skripal poisoning Russian Federation proposes joint investigation into Skripal poisoning
- March 20, 2018

Allen said that fact alone should negate any Russian arguments "about the possibility of other countries having inherited this technology". "Of course the relationship between Australia and Russian Federation is strained over the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17, so we already have sanctions on Russian Federation and of course we will consider any further appropriate response once the investigation has been concluded, or indeed the UN Security Council are to take action". (more...)
French Consulate Employee Accused of Smuggling Weapons From Gaza to West Bank French Consulate Employee Accused of Smuggling Weapons From Gaza to West Bank
- March 20, 2018

On Tuesday morning, a roadside bomb exploded adjacent to Hamdallah and Faraj's motorcade in Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza , injuring seven members of their staffs and damaging several cars. "As president of the Palestinian people I've made a decision to take all national, legal and financial measures", said Mr Abbas, without elaborating. (more...)
Why Jacinda Ardern won't call Vladimir Putin about his Russian election win Why Jacinda Ardern won't call Vladimir Putin about his Russian election win
- March 20, 2018

Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election, according to near-final results. His nearest rival, Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, won 11.8% while nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky got 5.6%. The turnout at the election was 67.47 per cent, the CEC reported. (more...)
French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe
- March 20, 2018

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday over alleged illegal financing of his 2007 presidential campaign, according to media reports. From 2007 until 2012, Sarkozy was president of France . In 2016, following a fresh wave of Libyan funding allegations, his lawyer Thierry Herzog told news agency Reuters that, "Once more, and always before an election, Mediapart is trying to taint Nicolas Sarkozy with allegations [that are] as untrue today as they were ... (more...)
Iran: All 66 onboard killed in Plane Crash Iran: All 66 onboard killed in Plane Crash
- March 20, 2018

The six crew included two security guards, two flight attendants, and the pilot and copilot, the BBC reported . Sixty-six people have been killed in a passenger plane crash in Iran , airline company officials say. The cause of the crash is unknown. It said the plane was flying from Tehran to the southern Iranian city of Yasuj. The report identified the plane as an ATR-72. (more...)
Egypt: At Least 4 Soldiers, 36 Militants Killed in Sinai Operations Egypt: At Least 4 Soldiers, 36 Militants Killed in Sinai Operations
- March 20, 2018

The Egyptian armed forces have also destroyed 386 terrorist dens, hideouts and weapon storehouses, the statement added. North Sinai has witnessed many terrorists attacks since the January 2011 revolution. The military has launched security campaigns in the North Sinai area, in which some terrorists are based. In November, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered the military forces to restore security in Sinai within three months after militants killed more than 300 worshippers at a mosque. (more...)
Finally extinct: The last male northern white Rhino dies Finally extinct: The last male northern white Rhino dies
- March 20, 2018

Suffering from age-related health issues and a series of infections, Sudan's condition worsened over Sunday and Monday. He explained that following this, the veterinary team from the Dvůr Králové Zoo , Ol Pejeta and Kenya Wildlife Service made the decision to euthanize him. (more...)
AAR (AIR) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Buy
- March 20, 2018

SEE stock traded up $0.05 on Friday, reaching $44.10. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) has risen 11.16% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. WOODSIDE PETE LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:WOPEF) had an increase of 1.66% in short interest. Since January 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $1.03 million activity. (more...)
Rahul slams GST citing WB report, Irani says he is quoting selectively Rahul slams GST citing WB report, Irani says he is quoting selectively
- March 20, 2018

Taking it to her official Twitter handle, Union Cabinet Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting Smriti Irani said that when the World Bank praised India's rise earlier in the ease of doing business rankings, Rahul Gandhi rubbished the reports and now selectively quotes a World Bank report to berate India's progress. (more...)
Train services resume on Central Line as students call off agitation Train services resume on Central Line as students call off agitation
- March 20, 2018

The Central Railways confirmed that train services between Matunga and CSMT have resumed from 1035 hours. Police and railway official are having talks with protesters, officials said. The protesters allegedly also threw stones at the local trains. According to reports, the police resorted to lathi charge on the students to control the crowd. (more...)
Palestinian leader calls United States ambassador a 'son of a dog' Palestinian leader calls United States ambassador a 'son of a dog'
- March 20, 2018

He is a settler, and his family is settlers, and he is the USA ambassador in Tel Aviv. Friedman, a strong supporter of Israel's settler movement, was an early and enthusiastic advocate of U.S. Hamdallah was uninjured in the March 13 attack, which saw a roadside bomb explode as his convoy entered Gaza in what Palestinian officials have called an assassination attempt. (more...)
Negotiators report major progress on Brexit accord Negotiators report major progress on Brexit accord
- March 20, 2018

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier and his British counterpart David Davis met in Brussels after their teams held intensive talks at the weekend, with a press conference scheduled for later on Monday. Many pages are coded "green" meaning they are agreed by both sides' negotiators - including those allowing trade negotiations. A section on Ireland and Northern Ireland is primarily yellow or white, showing that it is still under discussion. (more...)
Vladimir Putin wins fourth term Vladimir Putin wins fourth term
- March 20, 2018

These attempts are noteworthy for the unease they betray in Russia's ruling party and bureaucracy, given the long-term efforts the government has made to render elections controlled and predictable, such as jailing opposition leaders and imposing state control over the main TV stations. (more...)
After huge win, will Putin try to stay in power for life? After huge win, will Putin try to stay in power for life?
- March 20, 2018

Putin sailed to victory against the backdrop of wall-to-wall support from state media and with no serious challenger. The Russian strongman ran against seven candidates, but his most vocal opponent Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot for legal reasons, and the final outcome was never in doubt. (more...)
Russia's Putin headed for reelection Russia's Putin headed for reelection
- March 20, 2018

The first politician in years to challenge the Kremlin's grip on power, Alexei Navalny , is barred from the race because of a corruption conviction he says was fabricated by the Kremlin. Nonetheless, Putin is genuinely a popular figure among many Russians, who see him as a strongman who lifted the country out of post-Soviet chaos to stability. (more...)
EU Condemns Spy Hit As Britain Slams 'Absurd' Russia Denials EU Condemns Spy Hit As Britain Slams 'Absurd' Russia Denials
- March 20, 2018

Merkel said she expects European Union leaders to come to "strong conclusions" in the matter at a summit later Thursday in Brussels. Mr Johnson is also holding talks with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary general Jens Stoltenberg on Monday. (more...)
Indians missing in Iraq since 2014 are dead: Sushma Swaraj Indians missing in Iraq since 2014 are dead: Sushma Swaraj
- March 20, 2018

Four Indian states, Punjab , Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, and Bihar were involved in the process. "With a heavy heart, I have to inform the House that they are no more". The workers were trying to leave Mosul when they were intercepted and taken hostage by the ISIS fighters. In December 2017, India had completed the DNA testing of the families of 39 Indians missing from Iraq's Mosul city since 2014 and forwarded the samples to Iraqi authorities for matching with the mortal remains in the ... (more...)
PTI chairman Imran Khan ties knot again for third time PTI chairman Imran Khan ties knot again for third time
- March 20, 2018

Earlier in January, Imran Khan was witnessed talking something about asking his supporters to wish him to find personal happiness for which he has been deprived of. The couple divorced in 2004. Several other PTI leaders could also be seen including Awan Chaudhry and Zulfi Bukhari. "It's true that my mother is spiritual leader of Imran Khan, however as far as marriage is concerned there's no truth in it", he said adding that whoever had spread this news, he must be a shameless man. (more...)
Australian wildfires destroy homes, kill cattle as hundreds of people flee Australian wildfires destroy homes, kill cattle as hundreds of people flee
- March 20, 2018

If you're anxious about family in the Tathra area, call the Public Information Inquiry Centre on 1800 227 228. "The vehicle that was available from Fire and Rescue was an urban pumper". About 280 firefighters were battling the blazes while 22,000 homes were without power in the region after the high winds brought down trees, Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley said late on Sunday. (more...)
European Union offers United Kingdom support over Salisbury poisoning European Union offers United Kingdom support over Salisbury poisoning
- March 20, 2018

In a strong-worded statement released following their monthly meeting, European Union foreign ministers said the 28-member bloc "strongly condemns the attack" and "expresses its unqualified solidarity with the United Kingdom and its support, including for the UK's efforts to bring those responsible for this crime to justice". (more...)
Amtrak reviewing proposal to rename train station after Congresswoman Slaughter Amtrak reviewing proposal to rename train station after Congresswoman Slaughter
- March 20, 2018

Thursday at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, 3325 S. Winton Road, Rochester. The Democratic congresswoman from the Rochester area was 88 when she died early last Friday at a Washington hospital where she was being treated after falling the week before. (more...)
ACLU: White House Nondisclosure Agreements 'Unconstitutional' ACLU: White House Nondisclosure Agreements 'Unconstitutional'
- March 20, 2018

The agreements stipulated officials could face monetary penalties if they disclosed confidential White House information to the press or others, and were meant to remain in effect after Trump was no longer president, according to the report . (more...)
Russia Votes in Presidential Elections as Putin Leads Polls Russia Votes in Presidential Elections as Putin Leads Polls
- March 20, 2018

Mr. Putin won 73.9% of the vote, according to state-run pollster VTsIOM. Early signs suggested turnout would exceed 60 percent. Most people who spoke to AFP on Sunday said they voted for Putin , praising him for restoring stability and national pride after the humiliating collapse of the Soviet Union. (more...)
Steinitz: Iran deal should be extended indefinitely Steinitz: Iran deal should be extended indefinitely
- March 20, 2018

The request has come as a result of Iran's missile program along with suspicions around it of having a part in Syria and Yemen. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday predicted that President Donald Trump will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal in May. (more...)
Rebels in Syria's eastern Ghouta discussing ceasefire with United Nations - statement Rebels in Syria's eastern Ghouta discussing ceasefire with United Nations - statement
- March 20, 2018

The flag of the Free Syrian Army will fly over there!" said Erdogan who was speaking at a ceremony marking the battle to open the Dardanelles during World War I. The Syrian military has also intercepted several arms and ammunition cargoes heading to Eastern Ghouta , a besieged area on the outskirts of Damascus which is home to some 400,000 people. (more...)

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