• Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move
Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

The Foreign Ministry said Moscow's measures were a response to what it called Britain's "provocative actions and unsubstantiated accusations". "But London must understand that this will not do anything, it is useless to talk with Russian Federation with such methods", Mr Dzhabarov was quoted as saying by the state news agency RIA Novosti.

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  • Putin Urges High Voter Turnout Ahead Of Russian Election
Putin Urges High Voter Turnout Ahead Of Russian Election

Russian Federation has refused Britain's demands to explain how Novichok, a nerve agent developed by the Soviet military, was used against the Skripals in the English city of Salisbury. Britain has written to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague, which monitors compliance with the global convention outlawing the use...

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  • Russian Federation stockpiling nerve agent for decade, Foreign Secretary says
Russian Federation stockpiling nerve agent for decade, Foreign Secretary says

Britain's action was sequel to the use of a Russian-developed nerve agent to poison Skripal and daughter. He said: 'We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassination, but has also been creating and stockpiling Novichok'.

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  • High winds batter Sunderland as 'Mini Beast from the East' arrives
High winds batter Sunderland as 'Mini Beast from the East' arrives

The amber warnings advise that the snow could cause "travel delays, road and rail closures, interruption to power and the potential risk to life and property", and that people "need to be prepared to change your plans". There is a small chance that snow may fall for a longer period across southern, and particularly south eastern regions for a tim...

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  • Congress releases economic resolution against NDA's economic policies
Congress releases economic resolution against NDA's economic policies

Former party president Sonia Gandhi had also launched a scathing attack on the Modi govt yesterday, saying that the ruling dispensation was undoing the work of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government. "The government mismanaged the Jammu and Kashmir dispute like never before. The two wings of the government there is working agains...

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  • Saudi: If Iran obtains nuclear bomb, we will do the same
Saudi: If Iran obtains nuclear bomb, we will do the same

Following a closed-door briefing on Wednesday, Sanders told The Hill: "I think what our job now in Congress is to.accept responsibility for issues of war", adding: "I hope Congress and the Senate next week votes to get the United States out of aiding Saudi Arabia in this very awful war".

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  • Theresa May warns of new Russian Federation sanctions as 23 United Kingdom diplomats expelled
Theresa May warns of new Russian Federation sanctions as 23 United Kingdom diplomats expelled

Describing the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia , Johnson said: "To the best of our knowledge this is a Russian-made nerve agent that falls within the category of Novichok, made only by Russia". The results are expected to take at least two weeks. The UK government says they were poisoned with a nerve agent of a type developed...

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  • United States has 'very good' talks with Europeans on Iran ultimatum
United States has 'very good' talks with Europeans on Iran ultimatum

In a statement , Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said European countries are following steps to put non-nuclear sanctions against Tehran in order to please the US President. He reiterated the three broad complaints Trump has of the nuclear deal - its limited duration, the fact it does not cover ballistic missile testing, and United Na...

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  • Voting underway in Russian Federation presidential election (Fourth Lead)
Voting underway in Russian Federation presidential election (Fourth Lead)

The elections, preliminary results of which will be announced on Monday, will determine who will serve as Russia's president for the next six years. The closure of the British Council's Moscow office will sever cultural ties, while that of the consulate-general in St Petersburg will end Britain's diplomatic presence in Russia's second city.

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  • Moscow to Expel 23 UK Diplomats, Revokes Agreement on Opening Consulate Gen.
Moscow to Expel 23 UK Diplomats, Revokes Agreement on Opening Consulate Gen.

In remarks on Sunday morning that significantly escalated the row over the use of a lethal nerve agent in Salisbury two weeks ago, the foreign secretary said: "We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the objective of assassination, but has also bee...

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  • Status orange snow-ice warning extended to 6pm
Status orange snow-ice warning extended to 6pm

This warning is in place for Dublin, Kildare, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, Louth , Wexford , Wicklow , Meath and Waterford . As a result, the Red Luas line is not travelling to Tallaght. The latest cold snap has been nicknamed thd "Son of the Beast" after the "Beast from the East" brought Ireland to a standstill earlier this month with heavy snow...

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  • Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: Foreign ministry
Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: Foreign ministry

Russian Federation said earlier this week it would expel British diplomats in response to London's move as well as adopt other measures that the Kremlin said would 'most suit Moscow's interests'. But Johnson went a step further and blamed Putin directly today. "It will create certain problems but most of us understand where we are working...

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  • Pence Tells Abbasi That Pakistan Must Do More To Defeat Militants
Pence Tells Abbasi That Pakistan Must Do More To Defeat Militants

During the meeting which lasts for around 30-minute, Pence reiterated the need for immediate action from Pakistan to stop cross border attacks. According to sources, the Pakistani premier met USA officials at a local hotel where diplomats from the Pakistani embassy were also present.

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  • Turkey accused of killing 16 in hospital attack
Turkey accused of killing 16 in hospital attack

Civilians move from one place to another inside the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin on March 15, 2018 as people are preparing for the possibility of a Turkish siege of the city. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said bombing and shelling by government and Russian forces killed a total of 76 people in eastern Ghouta, including 64 ki...

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  • Ex-spy poisoning: United States holds Russian Federation responsible
Ex-spy poisoning: United States holds Russian Federation responsible

Critics of the British government have long claimed that the U.K.is reluctant to act against Russia because London's property market and financial sector are magnets for billions in Russian money. That led to speculation that Tillerson's firing and his harsh words on Russian Federation ("we are outraged that Russian Federation appears to have again...

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  • Israeli Jets Pound Hamas Positions in Gaza After Bomb Explodes on Border
Israeli Jets Pound Hamas Positions in Gaza After Bomb Explodes on Border

Israeli and Palestinian rescue forces worked together on the scene to treat the wounded. They also searched the village for illegal weapons and other contraband during the raid, and set up checkpoints to search vehicles on the surrounding roads.

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  • Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack
Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack

Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped unconscious on a bench outside a shopping centre in the genteel southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. Some British media, citing unnamed police sources, are reporting that Yulia Skripal unknowingly brought the Novichok nerve agent to Salisbury in her suitcase on a plane trip fr...

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  • 4 servicemen from New York ID'd in Iraq helicopter crash
4 servicemen from New York ID'd in Iraq helicopter crash

Weber, 29, was assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., the Pentagon said. The military said the crash, which is under investigation, "does not appear to be a result of enemy activity". Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro added: "Lt. Raguso and Fire Marshal Zanetis bravely wore two uniforms in their extraordinary lives of ...

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  • Syria: Air strikes on Ghouta kill 30 civilians, says Observatory
Syria: Air strikes on Ghouta kill 30 civilians, says Observatory

Air strikes pounded a rebel pocket in eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus, rescuers and a war monitor said, with a new wave of at least 10,000 people fleeing to army lines since the morning. Those fleeing clutched blankets or wore thick winter coats. Civilians who have arrived in government-controlled territory have complained of having nowh...

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  • New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh European Union sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

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  • Man Opens Fire At SoCal Mall, Kills 1, Shoots Self
Man Opens Fire At SoCal Mall, Kills 1, Shoots Self

He was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, and that there was no active threat to the public. The woman, 30, lived in Thousand Oaks , though it is unclear whether she worked at the Paper Source. Police kept shoppers in the mall for more than an hour, but the shoppers were free to move around and employees were helping people stay comf...

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  • 5 civilians killed, 2 injured in Pakistan shelling in J-K's Poonch
5 civilians killed, 2 injured in Pakistan shelling in J-K's Poonch

Five members of a family were killed and two others injured in Pakistani troops firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. He said there have been 2,474 ceasefire violations since this government came to power in 2014. Although it held good for 10-year...

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  • UP bypoll results not referendum on Yogi Adityanath govt, says Amit Shah
UP bypoll results not referendum on Yogi Adityanath govt, says Amit Shah

The two seats in UP were vacated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. "The Brand has definitely taken a hit with the recent by-poll loss". He said that the party faced several challenges like corruption, goondaism and mismanagement when it came to power, but it has tried its best to get rid of it in the ...

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  • Russia expels 23 UK envoys, blames others for spy poisoning
Russia expels 23 UK envoys, blames others for spy poisoning

The four-nation statement is the fruit of British efforts to enlist global support as it tries to hold Russia accountable for the March 4 attack that left the former Russian agent and his daughter in critical condition and a British police officer seriously ill.

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  • May warns of more action as Russian Federation expels diplomats
May warns of more action as Russian Federation expels diplomats

However, she said Britain had "no disagreement with the Russian people". Other measures included closing the British Council and scrapping an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St Petersburg, while the country indicated it could take further action should there be what it called more "unfriendly" moves.

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