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UK's Prime Minister slams Russian plan to expel diplomats

UK's Prime Minister slams Russian plan to expel diplomats Russian Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Maria Zakharova said a number of ex-Soviet scientists had left Russia, "taking with them the technologies that they were working on". He also said officials from the Netherlands-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons would arrive Monday in Britain to take samples of the nerve agent used to poison the Skripals. [Full Article...]

PH gov't congratulates Putin on winning presidential election

PH gov't congratulates Putin on winning presidential election But Putin, who is already Russia's longest-serving leader since Joseph Stalin and is now set to rule until at least 2024, ruled out any question of remaining president for life. Putin has been re-elected for a fourth term by a large margin, extending his presidency by another six years. Allies laud the former KGB agent as a father-of-the-nation figure who has restored national pride and expanded... [Full Article...]

Syed Ali Geelani quits as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Syed Ali Geelani quits as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Geelani had cited health reasons as he offered to step down. Syed Ali Shah Geelani stepped down as the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) on Monday handing over the reins of the political party to Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai. So he transferred some of his burden of TeH on to the shoulders of Ashraf Sehrai", Hurriyat Conference spokesperson GA Gulzar said. It was formed by Geelani in August 2004 aft... [Full Article...]

Bypoll defeats no referendum on BJP policies: CM Adityanath

Bypoll defeats no referendum on BJP policies: CM Adityanath The BJP had planned to invite Amit Shah , several Union ministers, incuding Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Irani etc and about half a dozen Chief Ministers of the BJP-ruled states but after the crushing defeat on Marcy 14, the party had put on hold all invitations. [Full Article...]

Downing Street 'concerned' at reports of Facebook data harvesting

Downing Street 'concerned' at reports of Facebook data harvesting Facebook denied allegations of a data breach in this regard, saying that this information was, technically speaking, shared by users voluntarily. Facebook (FB) shares fell more than 5 percent in early trading amid controversy over how Cambridge Analytica, which was hired by President Trump's 2016 campaign, was able to harvest personal data from more than 50 million Facebook users . [Full Article...]

China selects central bank governor successor

China selects central bank governor successor A USA -trained economist was appointed Monday to succeed the longtime governor of China's central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, at a time when the ruling Communist Party is trying to reduce financial risks and surging debt. Yi has advocated for interest rate and currency liberalization, cautioning against risks from excessive credit and money growth. "Openness leads to progress and closure points to bac... [Full Article...]

The UK and European Union have agreed a Brexit transition deal

The UK and European Union have agreed a Brexit transition deal However, it remained unclear whether Dublin was ready yet to give its blessing to European Union leaders offering London a full political commitment to the transition deal when they meet on Friday. The UK-EU talks are due to end by October, the deadline set by both sides, with Britain leaving the bloc at the end of next March. This would mean that unless an alternative is reached, Northern Ire... [Full Article...]

Karnataka accepts panel's recommendation to recognise Lingayat community as a separate religion

Karnataka accepts panel's recommendation to recognise Lingayat community as a separate religion The move made by Karnataka government has come as a key political change as state polls are a few months away. "It was also chose to forward the same to the Central government for notifying under Section 2 (d) of the Central Minority Commission Act", law minister T B Jayachandra said quoting the cabinet decision. [Full Article...]

Putin wins fourth term with record vote

Putin wins fourth term with record vote Mr Navalny was excluded from the election because of an embezzlement conviction that he said was manufactured by the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt. "But the answer was easy. if I want to keep working, I vote", he said. But employees of state and private companies reported coming under pressure to vote, while students were threa... [Full Article...]

Putin Wins Presidency With Historic Record Number of Votes, Results Say

Exit polls show Putin won about seventy-five percent of the vote, but only about half of the people in the country cast ballots. At 65 years of age, Putin has been elected for his fourth term of presidency and already holds the record of being the longest-serving leader in Russian Federation after Joseph Starlin. [Full Article...]

Schools across Cambridgeshire targeted with bomb threat

Schools across Cambridgeshire targeted with bomb threat A "large number" of North East schools appear to have been targeted by an American bomb hoax. Jewish schools were among the victims of a bomb hoax on Monday as police and Jewish security representatives sought to reassure anxious parents. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince Slams Islamic 'Extremists' Ahead of Trump Meeting

Saudi Crown Prince Slams Islamic 'Extremists' Ahead of Trump Meeting Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced in September 2017 that women will be allowed to drive for the first time in decades. "Women were driving cars", he explained. He also added that he spends a part of his income on charity. On Iran itself, the Crown Prince stated: "Iran is not a rival to Saudi Arabia . I spend at least 51 percent on people and 49 on myself". [Full Article...]

Trump to seek death penalty for drug dealers

Trump to seek death penalty for drug dealers President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country's opioid epidemic on Monday in New Hampshire , the White House said Sunday. Check NewsOK.com for more updates. "So you can kill thousands of people and go to jail for 30 days", President Trump said during his speech. Conway will accompany Trump and the first lady to Manchester, the couple's first trip to the Granite St... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation readies to hand Putin new term in presidential vote

Russian Federation readies to hand Putin new term in presidential vote The election was being held on the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea - a move core to Putin's domestic brand as a fearless defender of Russian interests. Commission chief Ella Pamfilova said: "We are immediately reacting to all claims, no matter where they come from". "But the answer was easy ..." Daria Suslina, 20, said she chose to skip the chance to vote in a presidential el... [Full Article...]

Canadian PM Trudeau begins week-long India visit

Canadian PM Trudeau begins week-long India visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with PM Trudeau on February 23 following which a number of accords are expected to be signed. The refutal report further pointed out that Trudeau was born on December 25, 1971 to the then Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret that was more than four years before Margaret made a much-publicised first trip to Cuba and met Castro. [Full Article...]

MS boy shoots, kills sister in video game dispute

MS boy shoots, kills sister in video game dispute And apparently it was all part of an argument about a video game. It remains unclear how the firearm used in the shooting had been accessed. Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the media that it is their understanding that the boy got hold of the gun when the girl refused to relinquish the controller. [Full Article...]

Ant McPartlin arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crash

Ant McPartlin arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crash Others involved were treated at the scene for minor injuries. A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Police in Richmond were called to Lower Richmond Road, SW14 at 15:59hrs on Sunday March 18 following reports of a road traffic collision involving three vehicles". [Full Article...]

Balakrishna Responds To Pawan Kalyan Allegations On TDP

Balakrishna Responds To Pawan Kalyan Allegations On TDP The "Power Star" also announced that he would go on an indefinite fast demanding the special category status for the State. He was elected as MLA from the YSRCP in the 2014 state Assembly elections. The TDP Politburo will meet on Friday evening, when it may take a decision on parting ways with the BJP, as its ties with the ruling party have already reached a point of no return. [Full Article...]

Lalu Prasad found guilty in fourth fodder scam case

Lalu Prasad found guilty in fourth fodder scam case This fourth case is to do with fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the treasury of Dumka, which is now in Jharkhand, but was in Bihar when Lalu was chief minister. Mishra has, however, been held guilty in two previous cases. In the second case, Prasad was convicted in the RC64A/96 in connection with fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar Treasury in the 1990s. [Full Article...]

An Amber Alert has been issued for missing 2-year-old

An Amber Alert has been issued for missing 2-year-old The Amber Alert was issued just after 9:15 p.m. Saturday evening. The sheriff's office couldn't say when an autopsy might be scheduled. Search and rescue teams are working to canvas the area right now. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office initially said they were searching for a white van in connection to the boy's disappearance, but called off the search after the boy was found. [Full Article...]


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