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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

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain "will consider our next steps in the coming days alongside our allies and partners" in a dispute with Russian Federation over the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy on British soil. In 2008, Russian Federation ordered the council to close all its offices except the Moscow headquarters as part of retaliation for the UK's expulsion of diplomats over the radioactive poisoning of former security-service officer Alexander Litvinenko in 2006. Consulte Mais Informação

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Africa's only female president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, resigns

Africa's only female president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, resigns

The resignation will take effect on March 23. Gurib-Fakim had denied having any plans to resign, saying that she was prepared to go to court over allegations she spent money from a charity on a shopping trip. Gurib-Fakim, whose role is mostly ceremonial, is a scientist and biologist of global renown, and in 2015 joined the London-based Planet Earth Institute (PEI) to try to develop scientific capacity in Africa. Consulte Mais Informação

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On Bihar Man Beheading, Sushil Kumar Modi Countered By His Own

On Bihar Man Beheading, Sushil Kumar Modi Countered By His Own

Darbhanga: A 70-year-old man has reportedly been beheaded in the Darbhanga district of Bihar for allegedly naming Town Square as "Narendra Modi chowk". "The board was put long back, murder has nothing to do with board", Sushil Modi tweeted on Friday night. The party workers claimed that the police was trying to hush up the incident by treating the case as a land dispute. Consulte Mais Informação

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PARALYMPICS/ Gurimu Narita wins gold in snowboarding banked slalom

PARALYMPICS/ Gurimu Narita wins gold in snowboarding banked slalom

Three bronze medals were clinched by two-time PyeongChang medalist Lidia Grafeyeva and Svetlana Sakhonenko. A Canadian team has won gold in every Paralympics since the sport made its debut in 2006. Dino Sokolovic has claimed Croatia's first ever gold medal at a Winter Paralympics with a sensational win in the Men's Slalom - Sitting event at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea today. Consulte Mais Informação

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Myanmar says UN findings on human rights lack credibility

Myanmar says UN findings on human rights lack credibility

Lee told the Human Rights Council that violent sweeps by the Myanmar army in Rakhine state that prompted about 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh "bear the hallmarks of genocide". At the summit in Sydney, the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, was asked what he meant to say to Aung San Suu Kyi about the persecution of the Rohingya people. Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

Meanwhile, the head of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation told the BBC that Russian Federation has underestimated the "resolve and unity" of the UK's allies. May said the agent used has been identified by British scientists as Novichok, which was developed in the Soviet Union. In an unusual joint move Wednesday, the U.S., France and Germany also pointed the finger at Russian Federation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Putin 'Highly Likely' Behind Nerve-Agent Attack

Putin 'Highly Likely' Behind Nerve-Agent Attack

His next term may also be overshadowed by uncertainty over his plans once it ends. His motley collection of challengers include Communist candidate Pavel Grudinin, a farm boss who's defended Stalin's bloody purges, ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who's been trounced in past contests, and Boris Titov, who attracted ridicule for running against Putin while serving as the Kremlin's business ombudsman. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

After three days of threats that Russia's response was coming, Moscow announced on Saturday that it expel 23 diplomats, close the British Consulate-General in St Petersburg and close the British Council in Moscow . In light of Russia's previous behaviour, we anticipated a response of this kind and the National Security Council will meet early next week to consider next steps. Consulte Mais Informação

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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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