• Rahul invokes Mahabharat, tears into BJP at Congress plenary
Rahul invokes Mahabharat, tears into BJP at Congress plenary

All of us have to work together to unite the nation. "Unfortunately, the BJP government has disrupted it, and its ill-advised actions have unravelled the national consensus", it said. "Rather, the Congress is putting up a struggle to expose the dictatorial ways of the Modi government, its neglect of Constitution, disrespect of Parliament, false...

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  • Nancy Pelosi fends off criticism that Democrats need new leadership
Nancy Pelosi fends off criticism that Democrats need new leadership

Do you think other candidates should do the same thing and does that pose a problem for you if you take back the House?" During Lamb's campaign, Republicans ran attack this ad tying the novice politician to Pelosi. "I feel pretty confident that we're going to win, we're going to win big", she said. "The real issues are the ones that affect your liv...

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  • Duterte tells other countries to leave ICC: It's all bull!
Duterte tells other countries to leave ICC: It's all bull!

MANILA , Philippines - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday, March 18, that he will convince states part of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to "get out" because it is a "rude" organization produced by an "EU-sponsored" treaty.

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  • Spy poisoning: Russian Federation stockpiling nerve agent, says Johnson
Spy poisoning: Russian Federation stockpiling nerve agent, says Johnson

The Russian government wants to ensure elections are clean after ballot-stuffing and fraud marred the last presidential election in 2012. The result was a vindication of his tough stance towards the West, Putin loyalists said. The Central Election Committee refused to accredit independent election monitors organized by Navalny, as well as t...

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  • Russian official: United Kingdom lab may be source of spy attack poison
Russian official: United Kingdom lab may be source of spy attack poison

The Kremlin's move to expel British diplomats was announced by the Russian Foreign Ministry this morning, in a statement which accused the United Kingdom of "provocative actions" and "groundless accusations" against Moscow over the attack.

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  • N.Korean-Swedish foreign ministers meeting ends
N.Korean-Swedish foreign ministers meeting ends

The majority of Ri's time was spent with Swedish foreign minister Margot Wallstrom. The South Korean media outlet MBC is reporting that the USA and North Korea have "practically sealed the deal on the release" of Kim Hak-song, Kim Sang-duk, and Kim Dong Chul via diplomatic back channels, but CNN reports that Sweden is speaking with Pyongyang ...

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  • Man arrested after car drives into nightclub causing 'panic and chaos'
Man arrested after car drives into nightclub causing 'panic and chaos'

The officers were called to Blake's in Queen Street at 23:47 GMT on Saturday. The driver of the vehicle was "believed to have been asked to leave the nightclub earlier that evening following an altercation", police said in a statement, adding that "a number of people have sustained injuries".

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  • Syrian opposition: United Nations 'responsible' for silence over Ghouta
Syrian opposition: United Nations 'responsible' for silence over Ghouta

Al-Ikhbariya TV broadcast the still images Sunday of Assad standing near a tank and surrounded by soldiers on a street in eastern Ghouta, the region near Damascus where a Syrian offensive has been underway over the past month. The Syrian war entered its eighth year this week having killed half a million people and driven more than 11 million from t...

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  • Drake Breaks Live-Streaming Record on Twitch Playing
Drake Breaks Live-Streaming Record on Twitch Playing "Fortnite"

Drake tipped fans off to his participation via his Twitter account. Back in February Twitch confirmed that the record number of concurrents had been set at over 388,000, but now there's a new champ. According to Kotaku , the achievement wouldn't be possible without crossplay , which gamers have been requesting across platforms. The stream with ...

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  • Russian Federation goes to polls in presidential election
Russian Federation goes to polls in presidential election

Despite a lacklustre campaign, the 65-year-old Putin is the clear front-runner. But another Putin supporter, Lyubov Kachan, a teacher in the settlement of Ust-Djeguta, in southern Russian Federation, said: "I voted for Putin". He strongly denied Russian responsibility in the March 4 attack. Putin's previous Kremlin term was marked by a crackd...

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  • Putin wins re-election to 4th term in landslide
Putin wins re-election to 4th term in landslide

But the 65-year-old former KGB officer is certain to extend his term to 2024 despite a litany of domestic problems like widespread poverty and poor healthcare following a lackluster campaign. There were numerous sightings of ballot-box stuffing as more than 140,000 observers monitored the vote, including a contingent of 30,000 supporters of Alexe...

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  • Snow expected to hit Worcestershire again this weekend
Snow expected to hit Worcestershire again this weekend

Less snow than expected fell overnight, and there are no showers predicted for most of the day. More snow has fallen across parts of the United Kingdom overnight as a cold snap dubbed the " mini beast from the east " sweeps in. Flight passengers are advised to check with their airline for the latest flight information, while drivers are warned to...

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  • Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in latest response to spy poisoning crisis
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in latest response to spy poisoning crisis

The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was giving the 23 diplomats one week to leave the country. Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, alleged Kremlin meddling in the USA presidential election and Moscow's bombing campaign in Syria, have been condemned in the West.

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  • One winning Powerball ticket worth $456M sold in Pa.
One winning Powerball ticket worth $456M sold in Pa.

The winning numbers in the March 17 drawing were: 22-57-59-60-66, Powerball 7, Power Play 2X. The ticket sold in Texas won a $2 million prize because it included a Power Play option, it said . The Pennsylvania Lottery requires winners to be named to ensure that the system operates with "integrity and transparency". It may seem like a modest chan...

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  • Russian spy: Moscow 'will expel British diplomats soon'
Russian spy: Moscow 'will expel British diplomats soon'

It also ordered the closure of the British Council, a public information and educational center, in Russian Federation, and halted the reopening of a British consulate in St. "It's a great shame for the Russian people that they're closing the British Council which has done an bad lot to educate Russian people in the English language and to help the...

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  • Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

Britain's government said the move was expected, and that it doesn't change their conviction that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of ex-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury. Britain's ambassador to Russia says the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter in Britain was a...

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  • 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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