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Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin

Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin

In a statement Tuesday, the Turkish military said it had completely encircled Afrin city, home to some 350,000 people and defended by a well-armed Syrian Kurdish militia, the People's Protection Units ( YPG ). Xelil, from the US-backed alliance that includes the YPG , told Reuters he had no knowledge of any agreement between Washington and Ankara to withdraw the YPG from Manbij. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats In Ex-Spy Poisoning Standoff

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats In Ex-Spy Poisoning Standoff

The incident revived memories of the fate of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian dissident who died of Polonium radiation poisoning in London in 2006 in an attack that Britain also blamed on Russia . On March 16, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering the poisoning. However German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the European Union will not in the first instance discuss a boycott of the World Cup. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation to expel British diplomats in standoff over poisoning furore

Russian Federation to expel British diplomats in standoff over poisoning furore

The White House said it "certainly appears" that Russian Federation is responsible for the attempted murder of an ex-spy based on all the evidence that Britain has available. In a joint statement with the United Kingdom issued in Berlin Thursday, President Donald Trump , Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron said they were "horrified" by the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter and that there's "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian responsibility. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in response to spy-poisoning accusations

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in response to spy-poisoning accusations

Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and suspension of high-level contacts over the nerve agent attack . "We have no disagreement with the people of Russia and we continue to believe it is not in our national interest to break off all dialogue between our countries but the onus remains on the Russian state to account for their actions". Consulte Mais Informação

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Farm Fresh sells off 21 grocery stores to Kroger, Food Lion

Farm Fresh sells off 21 grocery stores to Kroger, Food Lion

The sell-off comes a little more than a year after Supervalu offloaded its almost 1,400 Save-A-Lot stores to Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. Regarding Farm Fresh pharmacies not included in these three sale transactions, Supervalu has entered into agreements to transfer pharmacy prescription files to other area pharmacies, with prescription files from 10 pharmacies to be transferred to Rite Aid and those of four to CVS Pharmacy. Consulte Mais Informação

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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

Israel has condemned the poisoning of Sergei Skripal , the former Russian spy who, along with his daughter Yulia, was apparently poisoned with a form of nerve gas last week in Britain. Moscow refused to meet the UK's deadline to co-operate, prompting Mrs May to announce the diplomats' expulsion and other measures meant to send a "clear message" to Russian Federation. Consulte Mais Informação

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The escape from Syria's Eastern Ghouta in pictures

The escape from Syria's Eastern Ghouta in pictures

People gather to be transferred from a temporary shelter in the Housh Nasri area, east of Damascus, capital of Syria, to better shelters near Damascus, on March 16, 2018. Russian Federation says more than 7,000 civilians have left Eastern Ghouta in the past few hours. Syria's official SANA released photos of government soldiers helping the exit of a new batch of besieged civilians from Eastern Ghouta. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday Moscow had already decided on retaliatory measures, which she said Britain would be informed of in the near future. Speaking after the crisis talks, ambassador Laurie Bristow said the United Kingdom will "always do what is necessary to defend ourselves, our allies and our values against an attack of this sort". Consulte Mais Informação

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Michigan Senate passes legislation inspired by Nassar abuse survivors

Michigan Senate passes legislation inspired by Nassar abuse survivors

The Senate may vote this week on the legislation backed by victims of the imprisoned former doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics. The statute of limitations extension and the restricted immunity defense, in specific cases, caused local governments, business, universities, and the Catholic Church to pushback on the measures over the broader, long-term financial implications they could face over older abuse claims. Consulte Mais Informação

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Seul diz querer mais conversas com Coreia do Norte neste mês

Seul diz querer mais conversas com Coreia do Norte neste mês

Fica expresamente proibido seu uso ou de seu nome sem a prévia autorização de Reuters. A visita de dois dias está a ser vista como uma preparação do encontro bilateral que está previsto para maio, entre o presidente norte-coreano, Kim Jong-un, e o presidente dos EUA, Donald Trump , mas Pyongyang diz apenas que a viagem de Ri Yong-ho acontece no âmbito das "relações bilaterais e questões de interesse mútuo" entre a Coreia do Norte e a Suécia. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lava-Jato discute rumos de atuação

Lava-Jato discute rumos de atuação

Dick disse ser um fato a redução do efetivo da Polícia Federal que atua diretamente na Lava Jato e afirmou ter esperança de que a situação se altere. A procuradora Maria Emília da Costa Dick, coordenadora da Lava-Jato na Procuradoria Regional da República da 4ª Região (PRR-4), reforçou que a manutenção da prisão dos condenados após segunda instância é um "ponto muito importante" para evitar o retrocesso da operação. Consulte Mais Informação

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Barcelona Believe Iniesta is China Bound

Barcelona Believe Iniesta is China Bound

Iniesta only signed a so-called "contract for life" in October, but the club are ready to let him dictate his own future this summer and allow him to leave unobstructed should he choose to do so. Coutinho has been deployed mainly on the left wing since his move from Liverpool, but the long-term plan is for the former Liverpool man to move into the central midfield position now occupied by Iniesta. Consulte Mais Informação

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