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Russians in Ukraine to be blocked from voting in presidential poll Russians in Ukraine to be blocked from voting in presidential poll
- March 18, 2018

Speaking of Putin, Johnson yesterday said: "We think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision to direct the use of a nerve agent on the streets of the United Kingdom, on the streets of Europe, for the first time since the Second World War". (more...)
Saudi Arabia will get nuclear bomb if Iran does, crown prince says
- March 18, 2018

Despite a centuries-long power struggle between the nations , bin Salman claimed " Iran is not a rival to Saudi Arabia " - but the remark was not intended as an olive branch. Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih, who is also Aramco's chairman, has said in the past that Aramco was interested in investing in global upstream ventures, particularly gas, and could invest in importing gas into the kingdom. (more...)
US Sanctions Russia Over Election Interference, Energy Attacks US Sanctions Russia Over Election Interference, Energy Attacks
- March 18, 2018

The first polling stations started work in Kamchatka and Chukotka in the far east of the country. "They didn't hit Putin's power structure and they didn't team up with Europe", Brian O'Toole, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council think tank and a former senior adviser at the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, said of the administration's actions. (more...)
Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as row over spy attack escalates Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as row over spy attack escalates
- March 18, 2018

Johnson said the attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a military-grade nerve toxin was most likely ordered by Putin himself. At home, the British government has been under pressure from lawmakers and media to show it is getting tough on Russian Federation, with some experts saying that despite the rhetoric the response did not go far enough to bother Putin. (more...)
5 of family killed in cross border firing in Poonch 5 of family killed in cross border firing in Poonch
- March 18, 2018

Jammu : Five members of a family were killed in heavy shelling by Pakistani forces this morning near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Earlier last month, the Opposition had slammed the government over the increase in ceasefire violations at the India-Pakistan border. "India is violating ceasefire agreement time and again on the Line of Control and the Working Boundary". (more...)
Shiv Sena mocks BJP, says bypolls loss is defeat of hubris Shiv Sena mocks BJP, says bypolls loss is defeat of hubris
- March 18, 2018

The outcome is significant for the BJP not just because both the seats were held by the two most important leaders of the party, but also because its two arch rivals, SP and BSP, came together to contest the by-elections. Rejecting the charge that the crime graph had increased during his tenure, he said, "This is society, but see the difference between pre and post 2017". (more...)
Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq
- March 18, 2018

The military said a second accompanying American helicopter immediately reported the crash and Iraqi security forces and coalition members secured the area. "I am heartbroken to learn of reports that seven service members lost their lives last night in a tragic helicopter crash in Iraq. Instruments don't pick up the power lines". (more...)
Uttar Pradesh to see 11 nominees fighting for 10 seats Uttar Pradesh to see 11 nominees fighting for 10 seats
- March 18, 2018

Valera backed out. Earlier on 12 March, the last date for filing Rajya Sabha nominations for Gujarat, as many as eight candidates had filled the nomination forms. For a candidate to win, 37 first preferential votes are required. In August a year ago, for the first time in the last two decades, a Rajya Sabha election was contested by voting in Gujarat. (more...)
India singer Daler Mehndi convicted for smuggling migrants India singer Daler Mehndi convicted for smuggling migrants
- March 18, 2018

He was sentenced to two years in jail and was later granted bail. In 2003, the Patiala police booked Daler Mehndi and his brother Shamsher Mehndi - who died past year - and two others on the basis of a complaint filed by Bakshish Singh, a resident of Balbera village. (more...)
Syrian army takes town in Ghouta from insurgents - Hezbollah Syrian army takes town in Ghouta from insurgents - Hezbollah
- March 18, 2018

One man held up a Syrian flag as regime tanks rolled by. A reporter in the town contributing to AFP saw eight charred bodies in the streets and said wounded people were left in the roads as rescue centers had been put out of service by bombing. (more...)
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal
- March 18, 2018

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. reprisal. A senior State Department official in Washington , who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, said the USA side has used the opportunity to raise the cases of Americans imprisoned or missing in Iran. (more...)
Britain says likely that Russia's Putin made decision for nerve agent attack
- March 18, 2018

British Ambassador Laurie Bristow is expected at the Russian Foreign Ministry late Saturday morning. Asked by a Reuters reporter in the Kazakh capital Astana if Moscow would expel British diplomats , Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov smiled and said: "We will, of course". (more...)
Russian presidential elections begin, Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term Russian presidential elections begin, Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term
- March 18, 2018

The foreign ministry said Moscow's measures were a response to what it called Britain's "provocative actions and groundless accusations ". The British Council , the UK's global organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, said it was "profoundly disappointed" at being told to cease operations in Russian Federation. (more...)
United Kingdom using nerve agent row to distract from Brexit: Moscow United Kingdom using nerve agent row to distract from Brexit: Moscow
- March 18, 2018

The gulf between Russia and Britain widened on Friday as they cranked up pressure over a nerve agent attack and a suspected murder in Britain that have deepened Western worries about alleged Russian meddling overseas. A Russian lawmaker blamed Britain Saturday for the escalating tensions. France, which on Wednesday had said it wanted proof of Russian involvement before deciding whether to take action against Moscow , appeared to change its position on Thursday, saying it agreed with the ... (more...)
Moscow gives 23 British diplomats a week to pack Moscow gives 23 British diplomats a week to pack
- March 18, 2018

Earlier, the Russian Investigative Committee said it was also opening a criminal case into Glushkov's death, describing it as "murder". Her father has British citizenship. When the Brits and others point to the Kremlin over this extraordinary case, it is seen as yet more proof Russian Federation is under attack. Russian Federation has also said it is opening a murder probe after Glushkov was found dead at his London home. (more...)
Nerve agent row: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats amid increasing tensions Nerve agent row: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats amid increasing tensions
- March 18, 2018

Have you read Trendiee Today? On March 13 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that Moscow is "not guilty" of the poisoning and is ready to cooperate with London . Russian Federation gave the British diplomats one week to leave. Hello. Add your message here. Britain has escalated a war of words with Russian Federation over the incident in recent days. (more...)
Man arrested after two women shot dead at house in St Leonards Man arrested after two women shot dead at house in St Leonards
- March 18, 2018

The 35-year-old was taken into custody on suspicion of murder and a gun was seized. Detective Chief Superintendent Jason Tingley said: "Tragically two women... "They jumped out and took cover behind the vehicle", Emma told Sun Online. Two hours after the shooting, they arrested the suspected gunman, who is understood to have tried to escape via a railway underpass that led to the beach. (more...)
Surveillance video shows deputy standing outside Parkland school during massacre Surveillance video shows deputy standing outside Parkland school during massacre
- March 18, 2018

News organizations including The New York Times had petitioned for the release of the surveillance footage, and Judge Jeffrey R. Levenson of Broward County Circuit Court ordered it be made public by noon Thursday. Sheriff Scott Israel blasted Peterson eight days after the shooting, saying the deputy should have entered the building immediately, "addressed the killer, killed the killer". (more...)
Russia's United Kingdom diplomat expulsion 'doesn't change facts of matter': May Russia's United Kingdom diplomat expulsion 'doesn't change facts of matter': May
- March 18, 2018

Mr Johnson said on Friday that it was "overwhelmingly likely" that President Putin personally ordered the nerve agent attack against the former Russian spy. The Trump administration on Wednesday appeared to be eager to dispel that notion, with the State Department issuing a pair of statements that took a harder line against Moscow and with U.S. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning
- March 18, 2018

As well, the ministry warned Britain that "if further unfriendly actions are taken towards Russia, the Russian side retains the right to take other answering measures". "It's wrong, it's appalling, it's murder", he said. On Thursday, the USA joined the U.K., France and Germany in condemning the attack as "an assault on U.K. (more...)
President's threat to pull troops President's threat to pull troops "raised eyebrows", says top S. Korean diplomat
- March 18, 2018

On Friday, Lavrov said that Russian Federation treated with respect Japan's right to determine how to best ensure national security, as well as to freely choose partners and forms of defense cooperation. "It filled us with hope when the North Korean and United States leaders, Kim Jon-un and Donald Trump , announced their readiness to meet personally". (more...)
Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats
- March 18, 2018

Mr Lavrov had earlier said that Moscow had "stopped paying attention" to the poisoning claims, and called UK's refusal to work with Russian Federation a "violation of global agreements". The pair remain critically ill in the hospital. Speaking in Moscow , British Ambassador Laurie Bristow said: "Russia today has informed me of steps that Russian Federation will be taking". (more...)
Thousands come out to Rochester's St. Patrick's Day parade Thousands come out to Rochester's St. Patrick's Day parade
- March 18, 2018

The State Senate Education Committee has approved legislation to allow New York City schools to recognize March 17-St. Joe Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), one of the measure's co-sponsors, announced on Friday. Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day parade is a 2-hour event that still manages to go by pretty quickly (especially if you've had enough green beer). The parade featured local first responders, the American Legion club, the Missoula Irish Dancers, and many more. (more...)
We do not fear SP, BSP coming together - Yogi Adityanath We do not fear SP, BSP coming together - Yogi Adityanath
- March 18, 2018

The Congress , the BJP and the JDS are expected to be locked in a triangular contest in the Karnataka polls. The BJP leadership has called for analysis of the election results and introspection. "Modi's appeal is formidable but his enemies and allies would now think he's beatable", veteran journalist and political commentator Shekhar Gupta said on Twitter . (more...)
US students stage national walkout demanding change US students stage national walkout demanding change
- March 18, 2018

Nationally the walkouts were to last for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 killed in the Parkland school shooting . A Tennessee school walkout protest turned violent when students disrupted the memorial and tore down the American flag. "There's only a few people around the school who have spoken up about anything like this and for there to be an event to see even more people than I had anticipated come out today meant the world to me because it means people care". (more...)
Strong storms possible in North Carolina late Saturday night Strong storms possible in North Carolina late Saturday night
- March 18, 2018

Drier air will race into the Valley behind this front, keeping us dry and partly sunny for Sunday morning . "According to the NWS, these are the most ripe conditions we've seen this year for severe storms", said MEMA Executive Director Lee Smithson. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation
- March 18, 2018

She also repeated accusations made by Britain to the United Nations that the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury on March 4 was a "flagrant breach of global law and the Chemical Weapons Convention". (more...)
Authorities assess damage done by Friday's fast-spreading wildfire near Fort Carson Authorities assess damage done by Friday's fast-spreading wildfire near Fort Carson
- March 18, 2018

Additional details about the number of structures affected were not immediately available. Both El Paso and Pueblo counties sent assessment staff Saturday afternoon to the burned areas to get a damage assessment. Evacuations remain in an area roughly bounded by I-25, Military Reservation Boundary Road, Donner Pass View and County Line Road. The evacuation route is Indian Village Heights to Interstate 25. (more...)
This Politician Was Running Unopposed-Until He Insulted a Parkland Shooting Survivor This Politician Was Running Unopposed-Until He Insulted a Parkland Shooting Survivor
- March 18, 2018

Leslie Gibson was widely criticized for insulting the survivors of last month's shooting, which killed 17 people. Previously unopposed in his bid to represent the district just north of Portland, his comments drew a Democratic opponent days later. (more...)
North Korea's top diplomat in surprise visit to Sweden North Korea's top diplomat in surprise visit to Sweden
- March 18, 2018

Sweden has been rumored as a possible site for the summit between Kim and Trump, though a truce village on the South Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone between the Koreas is seen as more likely. President Donald Trump accepted on Friday an invitation from Kim Jong-un , the North Korean dictator, for face-to-face talks by May and there is now movement behind the scenes to decide on the location, the agenda and the personnel who will represent each government. (more...)

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