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Putin on track for commanding win as Russian Federation votes Putin on track for commanding win as Russian Federation votes
- March 19, 2018

President Vladimir Putin on Sunday (March 18) rubbished claims that Russian Federation poisoned a former spy in Britain, on the eve of global chemical weapons experts heading to Britain to probe the attack. Russian Federation has said is open to cooperation with Britain, but has refused Britain's demands to explain how Novichok, a nerve agent developed by the Soviet military, was used against the Skripals. (more...)
Britain says Russia stockpiled nerve agent
- March 19, 2018

Russian Federation said Saturday, March 17, it would expel 23 British diplomats and close a British consulate following London's "provocative" measures over the poisoning of a double agent that has triggered an escalating war of words. But the Kremlin refused to respond, demanding to see evidence and information on the chemicals used on Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Theresa May said it was "highly likely" Russian Federation was behind the attack, demanding answers from Russian ... (more...)
Human rights concerns bind United States, S. Korea, Japan over N. Korea abductions Human rights concerns bind United States, S. Korea, Japan over N. Korea abductions
- March 19, 2018

The source said that Sweden had been in close touch with the United States and South Korea before the Stockholm meetings and hoped the talks would lead to further progress towards defusing tensions. mainland. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife will pay a three-day official visit to Vietnam starting next Thursday, according to Vietnam's foreign ministry. (more...)
Russian Federation election 2018: Putin sees easy victory, exit polls show Russian Federation election 2018: Putin sees easy victory, exit polls show
- March 19, 2018

Yevgeny Roizman, the mayor of Yekaterinburg, said on his video blog that local officials and state employees all received orders "from higher up" to make sure the presidential vote turnout was over 60 per cent. "We cannot say the number of people who have been forced to vote, but we can definitely say that it's happening". "I don't believe I'm going to influence anything", he told CNN. (more...)
Big hitters return as Wales chase second spot Big hitters return as Wales chase second spot
- March 18, 2018

Italy who did show some promise throughout the game did manage to score two tries over their own through Minozzi and Bellini. With a number of Les Bleus stood wondering if the kick-off had travelled 10 yards, Scott Williams sent a grubber through which Trinh-Duc allowed to bounce over his head and behind him, where Liam Williams picked up and slid over. (more...)
United Kingdom diplomats expelled from Moscow United Kingdom diplomats expelled from Moscow
- March 18, 2018

Konstantin Kosachev, the had of the foreign affairs committe in the upper house of the Russian parliament told The Associated Press , "This is not our choice, definitely". In a separate action, the Trump administration issued sanctions on a number of Russian entities for a wide range of behavior, including attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Putin set for fourth term with 74 percent of vote Putin set for fourth term with 74 percent of vote
- March 18, 2018

Earlier Sunday, there were widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but complaints of voting irregularities will likely do little to undermine Putin, according to the AP. In addition, US federal prosecutors are investigating whether Russian-linked groups interfered during the 2016 presidential election. Britain and Russian Federation are also locked in a diplomatic dispute over the spy poisoning incident, and Washington is eyeing new sanctions on Moscow over ... (more...)
YSR Cong, TDP to pitch for no-trust notices in LS tomorrow YSR Cong, TDP to pitch for no-trust notices in LS tomorrow
- March 18, 2018

The party, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, will move a no-confidence motion against the government, TDP leader KS Jawahar told ANI. In the event of a no-confidence motion being taken up, the numbers however favour the ruling BJP , with the BJP having 274 members in the 536-member Lok Sabha. (more...)
Donald Trump: Robert Mueller Investigation Based on Fraud Donald Trump: Robert Mueller Investigation Based on Fraud
- March 18, 2018

AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, said: "As the speaker has always said, Mr. Mueller and his team should be able to do their job". White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said the Trump team was fully cooperating in the Mueller investigation and that the president was expressing his growing frustration with how long the probe has lasted. (more...)
DOD identifies 7 U.S. service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash DOD identifies 7 U.S. service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash
- March 18, 2018

He joined the 106th Rescue Wing in 2013 after serving as an armament systems specialist with the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, and RC-26 pilot with the 174th Attack Wing, Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, officials said. (more...)
Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy
- March 18, 2018

Meanwhile, Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats as the row over the attack on the Skripals continues. The Russian Foreign Ministry said that "23 diplomatic personnel from the British Embassy in Moscow have been declared persona non grata" and have one week to leave. (more...)
Why did it take Facebook so long to defriend Britain First? Why did it take Facebook so long to defriend Britain First?
- March 18, 2018

In yet another attempt to control misuse of social media for spreading hatred, Facebook on Wednesday barred the far-right group Britain First as well as its leaders from posting to other users. Facebook said it was careful not to remove posts or pages just because they were controversial and some people didn't like them, but said that Britain First had gone further and broken its anti-hatred rules with its anti-Islam posts. (more...)
30000 civilians evacuate Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Report Agencies
- March 18, 2018

More than 150,000 people have left the town in the last few days, a senior Kurdish official said. Syria's President Bashar al-Assad met with soldiers in Eastern Ghouta on Sunday (March 18), the presidency said, in the leader's first trip to the former rebel enclave outside Damascus in years. (more...)
Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
- March 18, 2018

People cook a traditional meal near a polling station during the presidential election in Kazan, Russia. Back then, Putin faced a serious opposition movement, but since then he has boosted his popularity thanks to Russian actions in Ukraine and Syria. (more...)
Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning
- March 18, 2018

The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. Russia's foreign ministry said the diplomats in Moscow have one week to leave. "But we will always do what is necessary to defend ourselves, our allies, and our values against an attack of this sort, which is an attack not only on the United Kingdom, but upon the worldwide rules-based system, on which all countries, all countries including Russian Federation, depend for their safety and security". (more...)
United Kingdom links Putin to attack on ex-spy
- March 18, 2018

Putin, whose approval ratings top 80 per cent, is set to easily win another six-year term against seven challengers, but the Kremlin has been concerned about voter apathy and has sought to boost turnout to make his victory as impressive as possible. (more...)
FIFA lifts 30-year ban on Iraq hosting international matches FIFA lifts 30-year ban on Iraq hosting international matches
- March 18, 2018

Although the capital Baghdad was not included in the decision due to its situation, the three Iraqi cities will now have the chance to organize friendlies in the a year ago on condition that the country's security situation was stable. The February match was watched by Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa, the head of Asian Football Confederation, who said "the time had come" to end the thirty-year restriction. (more...)
Russian Federation votes to hand Vladimir Putin 4th presidential term Russian Federation votes to hand Vladimir Putin 4th presidential term
- March 18, 2018

Many voters credit Putin, a 65-year-old former KGB spy, with standing up for Russia's interests in a hostile outside world, even though the cost is confrontation with the West. The residents of Moscow who chose to cast their votes for a presidential candidate and vote on the address of permanent residence registration may choose the most convenient polling station among 3,605 ones, only taking their passports along with. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in escalating spy dispute
- March 18, 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that it was "highly likely" that Russian Federation was responsible for the incident, since the two were poisoned with a Novichok-class chemical agent that was developed in the Soviet Union. "And it's actually only eight miles from Salisbury". The Russian statement said the government could take further measures if Britain takes any more "unfriendly" moves toward Russia. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats
- March 18, 2018

The commission said authorities deterred the denial of service attack but gave few details of how serious it was. " Russia had nothing to do with it", Chizhov told the BBC . She said: "It's either a loss of control, which by the way is pretty serious, including under the global chemical weapons convention and needs to be sorted if that is the issue, or it is what the Foreign Secretary is suggesting". (more...)
SNL opens with devastating takedown of Trump's firing of McCabe and Tillerson SNL opens with devastating takedown of Trump's firing of McCabe and Tillerson
- March 18, 2018

Watch the clip below! Tillerson yelled, crushing the glass of water in his hand into a shower of shards. Cooper also asks Wolff who he thinks is likely to replace McCabe as the FBI's deputy director. - Scaramucci famously lambasted former chief of staff Reince Preibus during a phone call with a New Yorker reporter, before later claiming he didn't know the conversation was being recorded. (more...)
Boris: Russia has researched how to make nerve agents for assassinations Boris: Russia has researched how to make nerve agents for assassinations
- March 18, 2018

President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth term. Putin who has campaigned under the slogan "a strong president - a strong Russia ", has declined to take part in televised debates and shot no new material for his own campaign advertisements. (more...)
Sri Lankan President Sirisena lifts nation-wide emergency imposed after communal riots Sri Lankan President Sirisena lifts nation-wide emergency imposed after communal riots
- March 18, 2018

The gazette lifting the State of Emergency was signed last night upon the return of President Sirisena from Japan. "Upon assessing the public safety situation, I instructed to revoke the State of Emergency from midnight yesterday", the President said in a Twitter post. (more...)
Vladimir Putin wins 6 more years in power, according to exit polls
- March 18, 2018

VTsIOM said in a statement that over 37 percent of those polled refused to say who they voted for. Voters in Russian Federation go to the polls on March 18 in a presidential election that is all but certain to secure President Vladimir Putin a fourth term in office. (more...)
Russian Federation calls UK's 'hostile' actions a provocation, vows response Russian Federation calls UK's 'hostile' actions a provocation, vows response
- March 18, 2018

Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia gave a calm but sharply worded response to yesterday's antics at the UN Security Council, where U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley and British Ambassador Jonathan Allen hurled accusations that Russia is guilty of poisoning former MI6 double agent, former Russian GRU Col. (more...)
Temperatures plummet by 14C as 'mini Beast from the East' hits Britain Temperatures plummet by 14C as 'mini Beast from the East' hits Britain
- March 18, 2018

And as our region and the rest of the country gears up for the chill, forecasters have issued a severe weather alert - while Highways England gritters prepare to set to work for a busy weekend. "As always, we advise passengers to take care when travelling to the airport and ensure they check their flight status with their airline before coming to Heathrow". (more...)
Russian Federation 'stockpiling' deadly nerve agent used in Salisbury Russian Federation 'stockpiling' deadly nerve agent used in Salisbury
- March 18, 2018

Russia has no chemical weapons stockpiles and was not behind the poisoning of former intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia , Russian Envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov stated while talking to the BBC's Andrew Marr on his Sunday show. (more...)
Iran deal signatories meet as Trump deadline looms
- March 18, 2018

Araqchi's comments were in reaction to a Reuters report that Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh European Union sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war to try to persuade Washington to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. (more...)
Beast of the East II causes chaos on mid Wales roads Beast of the East II causes chaos on mid Wales roads
- March 18, 2018

However the scarves, hats and gloves were out again in full force as the United Kingdom woke up to freezing conditions on Saturday and Sunday - with the North East getting another FOOT of snow. "Some frosty nights to start the week but temperatures beginning to recover through the week as winds shift to a less cold south to south-westerly direction". (more...)
Britain says likely that Russia's Putin made decision for nerve agent attack Britain says likely that Russia's Putin made decision for nerve agent attack
- March 18, 2018

A view shows the building of All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature, named after Margarita Rudomino, which houses the British Council in Moscow , Russia March 17 , 2018. Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in a worsening global standoff over a nerve-agent attack on a former spy and his daughter, but still isn't saying when or how many. (more...)

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