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YSR Congress, TDP To Pitch For No-Confidence Motion Against Centre Today YSR Congress, TDP To Pitch For No-Confidence Motion Against Centre Today
- March 19, 2018

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the Lok Sabha first till noon, and then for the day. The YSR Congress and the Telugu Desam Party ( TDP ) will pitch for taking up their notices of no-confidence motion against the Modi government when the Lok Sabha meets on Monday amid no signs of a let-up in the deadlock in its proceedings. (more...)
Petróleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR) Analysts See $0.18 EPS Petróleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR) Analysts See $0.18 EPS
- March 19, 2018

The company had a loss of 5.5 billion reais ($1.7 million) in the last three months of 2017, the Rio de Janeiro-based company said. The Basic Materials stock (Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. The TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has 544.38M shares outstanding with 0.2% insider ownership. Atlantica Yield Plc was reduced too. The stock's short float is around of 0.40% and short ratio is 1.73. (more...)
Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure
- March 19, 2018

Celebrations come after anti-Putin protestors gathered at the country's London embassy earlier today as voters queued to vote in the election. Putin is facing seven challengers on the ballot but the outcome of the vote is pre-ordained, given his high popularity ratings. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British 'spies' after Salisbury poisoning attack Russian Federation expels 23 British 'spies' after Salisbury poisoning attack
- March 19, 2018

It also said it would close the British Council in Russian Federation, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St Petersburg. Earlier Russia chose to expel 23 British diplomats as a reaction to Britain's actions. May severed high-level contacts with Moscow and vowed actions against Russian dirty money and "hostile state activity". (more...)
Vladimir Putin casts his vote in Russian presidential election Vladimir Putin casts his vote in Russian presidential election
- March 19, 2018

Putin also served as the Prime Minister of Russian Federation from 2008 to 2012. In his next six years, Putin is likely to assert Russia's power overseas even more strongly. He is only second to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin when it comes to tenure of Putin in power in Russian Federation. Moscow has denounced both cases as efforts to interfere in the Russian election. (more...)
Putin 'Highly Likely' Behind Nerve-Agent Attack Putin 'Highly Likely' Behind Nerve-Agent Attack
- March 19, 2018

The UK government says they were poisoned with a nerve agent of a type developed by Russian Federation called Novichok and PM Theresa May said she believed Moscow was "culpable". Writing in Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper, the UK Foreign Minister said the poisoning of the former spy was part of a " pattern of lawless behavior " by Russian Federation. (more...)
Russian response in ex-spy poisoning row futile, says Boris Johnson Russian response in ex-spy poisoning row futile, says Boris Johnson
- March 19, 2018

From the Pacific Ocean to the Baltic Sea across 11 time zones, Russia's electorate went to cast their votes in a presidential election that Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win. "And this will continue, because this is our foreign policy: very aggressive and very unpleasant". The source of the nerve agent - which Britain says is Soviet-made Novichok - is unclear, as is the way it was administered. (more...)
Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation Sweden says happy to help on North Korea, amid summit speculation
- March 19, 2018

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho (L) leaves the Swedish government building Rosenbad in central Stockholm on March 16, 2018. As to foreign media reports that a meeting between U.S. He also met with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven earlier Friday. But we're not naive, we don't think we can solve the world's problems. "They will also address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, which is high on the Security Council agenda". (more...)
Putin ordered to shoot down passenger plane By Putin ordered to shoot down passenger plane By
- March 19, 2018

However, the threat turned out to be a drunk man, and the flight went to Istanbul as scheduled, according to Putin and a Russian intelligence official interviewed by state-supported journalist Andrey Kondrashov. Israel has lately been in a diplomatic crisis with Poland, a former Soviet state, after its leader appeared to accuse Jews of helping perpetrate the Holocaust. (more...)
Presidential Election 2018: Polls Closing As Russia Has Cast Its Vote Presidential Election 2018: Polls Closing As Russia Has Cast Its Vote
- March 19, 2018

Exit polls are not final, and official results are gradually being released. While countries around the world are battling low election turnouts and voter apathy, some Russian election commissions are reportedly luring voters to the polls by offering free iPhones, watches and even cars. (more...)
Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgivable' Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgivable'
- March 19, 2018

Moscow denies any involvement and is expected to retaliate. In 2006, green tea laced with radioactive polonium-210 was used to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of the Kremlin, in London. An 83-year-old Russian whistleblower who helped develop Novichok said in an interview published Friday that a few countries in the world have laboratories powerful enough to develop the nerve agent thanks to a formula he published in 2008. (more...)
Modi Government has mismanaged J&K like never before: Manmohan Singh Modi Government has mismanaged J&K like never before: Manmohan Singh
- March 19, 2018

Accusing the Modi govt of spoiling India's relations with other countries, Sharma said, "Today, it is a matter of concern that we have mismanaged our relations with major capitals of the world, with major strategic partners and our immediate neighborhood". (more...)
Vladimir Putin Set To Win 4th Term With More Votes Than 2012 Vladimir Putin Set To Win 4th Term With More Votes Than 2012
- March 19, 2018

He left after leading the crowd in a chant, "Russia, Russia!" As the embodiment of Russia's resurgent power on the world stage, Putin commands enormous loyalty among Russians. Mr Navalny and his supporters had called for an election boycott but the extent of its success could not immediately be gauged. The election came amid escalating tensions with the West, with reports that Moscow was behind the nerve-agent poisoning this month of a former Russian double agent in Britain and that ... (more...)
Romania qualifies for 2019 Rugby World Cup after Spain loses Romania qualifies for 2019 Rugby World Cup after Spain loses
- March 19, 2018

A poor performance from a Romanian referee helped Belgium upset Spain 18-10 on Sunday, which saw Romania qualify for the 2019 World Cup instead. After the final whistle, frustrated Spanish players surrounded the Romanian referee. "I said to one of the players that Spain didn't lose today, rugby lost". "That final image does not correspond to the sport or the values of this team". (more...)
Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
- March 19, 2018

Petersburg and the British council at a time that has yet to be determined. The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. She warned that Britain "will never tolerate a threat to the life of British citizens and others on British soil from the Russian government". They called on Russian Federation to provide a complete disclosure of the Novichok programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague. (more...)
France to 'take action' over spy poisoning in coming days France to 'take action' over spy poisoning in coming days
- March 19, 2018

New tensions have also surfaced over the death Monday of a London-based Russian businessman, Nikolai Glushkov . Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low over the Salisbury attack, the first known offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War Two. (more...)
1 dead, 1 with serious injuries following North York shooting 1 dead, 1 with serious injuries following North York shooting
- March 19, 2018

Witness Craig Wallace called it "scary". During a news conference on Sunday, Toronto Police Det. Paramedics said a man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene and a woman in her 20s was rushed to a hospital trauma centre in life-threatening condition. (more...)
Sergei Skripal: Russia expels 23 British diplomats Sergei Skripal: Russia expels 23 British diplomats
- March 19, 2018

The 88-year-old retired mason meant that as a compliment to Vladimir Putin , the man who has ruled Russian Federation since the turn of the century, and who was expected to easily secure another six years in office in Sunday's drama-free vote. (more...)
Donald Trump berates Mueller's 'biased' Russian Federation inquiry Donald Trump berates Mueller's 'biased' Russian Federation inquiry
- March 19, 2018

In an early-morning flurry on Twitter, Trump insisted that Mueller's team of investigators is staffed with "hardened" Democrats biased against him. "Another Dem recently added", Trump said. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court "for surveillance of my campaign. Graham added that he believed there was no cause to fire Mueller, and that the special counsel is "doing a good job". (more...)
Heathrow cancels over 100 flights this weekend - is your flight disrupted Heathrow cancels over 100 flights this weekend - is your flight disrupted
- March 19, 2018

Meanwhile, Met Éireann has issued a nationwide Status Orange weather warning across Ireland as heavy snow is predicted. Other British airports were less badly affected, although passengers were advised to check with airlines. "We've worked with our airlines to consolidate Sunday's flight schedule, moving passengers onto fewer flights", said a Heathrow spokesperson. 'We are working closely with our on-site Met Office to monitor the further snowfall expected throughout the weekend. (more...)
Russian Federation has been stockpiling deadly nerve agent Novichok 'for 10 years' Russian Federation has been stockpiling deadly nerve agent Novichok 'for 10 years'
- 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 worldwide chemical weapons experts heading to Britain to probe the attack. Mr Johnson will brief European Union foreign ministers on the case on Monday before meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Britain's national security council will meet to consider further measures, and The Guardian reports that Johnson has pledged to use existing ... (more...)
Suspect Arrested for Two Stabbing Deaths Suspect Arrested for Two Stabbing Deaths
- March 19, 2018

The call came in at 7:30 p.m. He is being held in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center on two counts of 2nd degree murder. When authorities arrived, they found two men on the fourth floor of the apartment complex "suffering from critical stab wounds", according to a press release issued by the Rochester Police Department. (more...)
Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term in Russian Election Putin Wins Fresh Six-Year Term in Russian Election
- March 19, 2018

What Putin looks to have won in this vote, against a hand-picked selection of seven opponents he was guaranteed to overwhelm at the polls, is another six-year term - after which, should he desire, another will no doubt be enabled by a simple vote of the Duma, which is utterly under his control. (more...)
Nibali holds on in Milan-San Remo as Cavendish crashes again Nibali holds on in Milan-San Remo as Cavendish crashes again
- March 19, 2018

BC-CYC-Milan-San Remo, 1st Ld-Writethru, 259 Nibali wins Milan-San Remo classic with solo attackEds: Updates with details, quotes. Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the Milan-San Remo race on Saturday. Caleb Ewan of Australia crossed second and Arnaud Demare of France finished third, both with the same time as Nibali. Mark Cavendish, the top British sprinter, slammed into a road bollard with 10 kilometers to go and flipped his bike onto the asphalt. (more...)
Russian diplomat hints United Kingdom lab could be nerve agent source
- March 19, 2018

The Foreign Office said Britain had anticipated the action after Theresa May announced she would expel Moscow's diplomats on Wednesday, in response to the attack in Salisbury involving a Russian-made nerve agent. "We can be reassured by the strong support we have received from our friends and allies around the world", May said at the Conservative Party's spring forum in London. (more...)
GOP lawmakers warn Trump against firing Mueller GOP lawmakers warn Trump against firing Mueller
- March 19, 2018

He referenced legislation that would aim to protect the special counsel from Trump. Appearing on CNN's State of the Union , the Republican lawmaker from SC was asked about the potential firing of Mueller by host Jake Tapper. On Twitter, Michael Bromwich, McCabe's lawyer, hit back at Trump's tweets about his client, calling the president's comments "childish, defamatory, disgusting & false". (more...)
North, South Korean Presidents congratulate Chinese counterpart on re-election North, South Korean Presidents congratulate Chinese counterpart on re-election
- March 19, 2018

Finland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms that a covert meeting between North Korean and South Korean diplomats is to take place somewhere in Helsinki in the near future. There has been no public North Korean response to Trump in the almost two weeks since he stunned the world by agreeing to meet with Kim, a diplomatic gambit with huge stakes for both countries. (more...)
Syrian army gives Harasta rebels till 3pm to withdraw Syrian army gives Harasta rebels till 3pm to withdraw
- March 19, 2018

He was talking to the troops. Residents came out in their thousands this week for the first time, from the southern pocket around Hammouriyeh town. In that time some 50 civilians, including 10 children, have been killed by rebel shelling of Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (more...)
Russia's PM Medvedev votes in presidential election Russia's PM Medvedev votes in presidential election
- March 19, 2018

Russian Federation destroyed all of its stockpiles previous year, he added. He added that there were "no stockpiles whatsoever" of nerve agents left in Russian Federation. British Ambassador Laurie Bristow was called to the Foreign Ministry Saturday morning to be informed of the moves. Polls in the past have also shown that Putin's popularity rises during times of confrontation with the West, so Russians appear to be shrugging off the current diplomatic crises. (more...)
Putin casts ballot in Russian presidential election Putin casts ballot in Russian presidential election
- March 19, 2018

They included discrepancies in ballot numbers, ballot boxes placed out of sight of observation cameras and last-minute voter registration changes likely created to boost turnout. The poll puts Mr. Putin on target to eclipse the 63.6% he scored at the last election in 2012. Ukraine security forces blocked the Russian Embassy in Kiev and consulates elsewhere today as the government protested the voting in Crimea, whose annexation is still not internationally recognized. (more...)

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