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by | March 18, 2018 | 19:15

On January 12, US President Donald Trump waived nuclear sanctions against Iran, but warned that he would not do it again unless the deal is fixed. Araqchi made the statement while speaking to reporters after the 11th meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in Vienna on Friday, according to a Farsi report by ISNA .

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:09

Navalny, who faces a 30-day jail sentence, had been expected to spend election day behind bars but remained free on Sunday. "We actually have evidence, which we've collected over the past 10 years, that Russian Federation not only worked on the development of nerve agents for the objective of committing murder but also created and stored [the substance] " Novichok ", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said to the BBC".

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:09

Former Russian military intelligence colonel Sergei Skripal attends a hearing at the Moscow District Military Court in Moscow on August 9, 2006.Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent whose mysterious collapse in England sparked concerns of a possible poisoning by Moscow , has been living in Britain since a high-profile spy swap in 2010.

by | March 18, 2018 | 18:04

The Severe Weather Assessment Team and will re-convene tomorrow morning. Check our website & social media for updates on other Festival events scheduled to take place today. The warning is in place for Dublin, Carlow, Kildare , Kilkenny, Laois, Louth , Wexford , Wicklow , Meath and Waterford . The warning, issued by Met Eireann, is valid from 3am to 12 midday on Sunday, and advises that "scattered heavy snow showers will lead to accumulations in places and some drifting".

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:57

Earlier, spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova reported that all decisions on the response measures to the British side were adopted. British Prime Minister Theresa May responded to the evidence by saying that it was "highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the act against Sergei Skripal ".

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:55

Mr. Pence said this to Mr. Abbasi, who was on a personal trip this week to see his ailing sister. The meeting was held yesterday at the request of Abbasi. The News , a Pakistani daily, quoted an unidentified official as saying that Pakistan still has not taken the action to the Trump administration's satisfaction.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:53

More than 1,400 civilians have been killed since the regime offensive began, the Observatory says, while tens of thousands more have fled. Turkish-backed rebels have seized the centre of Afrin city in northern Syria, Ankara said Sunday, as they made rapid gains in their campaign against Kurdish forces.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:50

A Cold War-era nerve agent of a group called Novichok was used, according to British Prime Minister Theresa May . "We share the UK's outrage over this targeted attempt to commit murder using chemical weapons", Mr Turnbull said in a statement .

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:45

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a statement on Saturday, said Israel will take tough action against Kabha. "We will act to ensure that the terrorist will receive the death penalty, demolish his house and punish all those who collaborated with him", he said.

by | March 18, 2018 | 17:34

Peskov said the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia "doesn't affect" the campaign for Sunday's election, which he called Russia's top priority. UK Prime Minister Theresa May on March 14 accused Russian Federation of "an unlawful use of force" against her country. Critics of the British government have long claimed that the U.K.is reluctant to act against Russia because London's property market and financial sector are magnets for billions in Russian money.

by | March 18, 2018 | 16:05

Raguso and Fire Marshal Zanetis bravely wore two uniforms in their extraordinary lives of service - as New York City Firefighters and as members of the United States Armed Forces", Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Friday. Bush first began sending troops to Afghanistan following 9/11, according to New York National Guard spokesman Eric Durr. "This tragedy reminds us of the risks our men and women face every day in service of our nations", said a statement by Brig.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:32

The Iran nuclear deal gave the Islamic Republic a break from crippling sanctions if it agreed to stop pursuing nuclear weapons. Reuters news agency reported on Friday that Britain, Germany and France have proposed a plan to Washington to institute new sanctions on Iran related to its ballistic missile program and its involvement in Syria.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:23

Syria's government retook two more towns in Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, a war monitor said, pressing an offensive to capture the rebel enclave on the doorstep of Damascus. Jaish al-Islam controls an area around the main town of Douma in the north of the former enclave, while Ahrar al-Sham holds influence in the area of the town of Harasta to the west.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:09

The Thousand Oaks police tweeted out that 'the situation is contained and there is no threat to the public. A woman is dead and the shooter in grave condition after what police are calling a targeted attack this afternoon at the city's busiest shopping center.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:09

Director general of police S.P. Vaid in a tweet said, "Due to shelling from across (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch, 5 civilians of a family died & 2 are injured who are being shifted to hospital". On the incident, IGP Jammu SD Singh Jamwal said, "We're assessing situation. Firing is going on". Pakistan army has been violating ceasefire along the LoC and worldwide border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir frequently.

by | March 18, 2018 | 12:06

The results come as a warning for the BJP, but to its credit, the party is quick to learn from its mistakes, and has the capacity to course-correct. Both the SP and BSP were defeated by the BJP in the 2014 parliamentary polls and in the state assembly elections a year ago.

by | March 18, 2018 | 11:34

He said Russian Federation remained open for "friendly" relations with any country prepared to cooperate with Moscow . Accusing the Russian state of the nerve agent attack, Britain is expelling 23 Russian diplomats and is trying to build a coalition of countries to punish Moscow as a result.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:51

Here are the main developments since the poisoning of a Russian former double agent in England sparked soaring diplomatic tensions between London and Moscow . Moscow has said it is open to cooperation with London , but has refused Britain's demands to explain how Novichok, a nerve agent developed by the Soviet military, was used against the Skripals.

by | March 18, 2018 | 10:44

The Russian response was announced on the eve of a presidential election which is expected to hand Vladimir Putin a fourth term in the Kremlin , but which comes as the country appears increasingly isolated. The Russian government has also been vague about its response to Washington's expansion of sanctions announced Thursday against Russian individuals believed to have played a role in alleged cyberattacks and attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:41

Petersburg. The Russian doctor said she wouldn't go to vote if she wasn't forced to. Britain's Foreign Office said Saturday that " Russia's response doesn't change the facts of the matter - the attempted assassination of two people on British soil, for which there is no alternative conclusion other than that the Russian State was culpable".

by | March 18, 2018 | 09:33

Expect morning lows in the lower 60s with daytime highs approaching 80 degrees. Tomorrow is looking like the better half of the weekend with a 20% chance for showers early, giving way to a mix of sun and clouds by the afternoon with a high of 62.

by | March 18, 2018 | 08:38

During most of the six minutes of shooting, the camera's view of Peterson is blocked by a light pole but parts of him occasionally appear. "Do not approach the 12 or 1300 building, stay at least 500 feet away", a panicked Peterson shouted as people screamed in the background, according to radio recordings released last week.

by | March 18, 2018 | 07:48

In another tweet , Gibson reportedly derided claims that González is a survivor of the shooting because she "was in a completely different part of the school " when the shooter opened fire and killed 17 of her classmates. And, in yet another tweet, Gibson called David Hogg, another Parkland survivor and activist, "a bald faced liar" for his criticism of NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch.

by | March 18, 2018 | 07:30

The Australian Government confirmed an Australian official had met with Russian authorities in Moscow after the chemical attack. She said Britain is taking a tough line because of frustration at recent advances of Russian-backed Syrian government forces against Western-backed rebels.

by | March 18, 2018 | 07:06

Some officials expressed concern about the CIA's taking the lead in orchestrating a leader-to-leader meeting - work that would normally be the province of the State Department. Ri also met with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven . But with Trump's dismissal of Tillerson on Tuesday, Kono conferred with Sullivan, who is serving as the acting secretary.

by | March 18, 2018 | 06:23

Seeing the news of the February 14 Florida school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and knowing that 17 students and other individuals lost their lives that day, Hodges began to think about her fellow students. "We are proud of the way our students conducted themselves during today's silent Remembrance Assembly", Ms Rattigan said in a statement . With somber expressions and down-cast eyes, they held 17 minutes of silence.

by | March 18, 2018 | 05:43

The Russian foreign ministry has announced that it would declare British diplomats "persona non grata" and reserve "the right to introduce other retaliatory measures in case of further unfriendly actions". London and its allies have blamed Moscow for the attack and on Friday, Britain directly implicated Putin himself, unleashing the Kremlin´s fury. He said: "My guess is actually our British friends and partners are afraid - they are afraid that our experts may analyse these samples and ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 03:18

Some Swedish and foreign media have said Ri will stay in the Scandinavian country until Sunday for other talks, though Swedish officials would not confirm those reports. "The Swedes have this long-established presence in North Korea, so since the 1990s, they've particularly looked after United States interests", Hoare told CNN .

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:35

North Korea's foreign minister held talks in Stockholm with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on March 16 amid reports Sweden could play a role in setting up a proposed summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un. A spokesman at the US-South Korea Combined Forces Command said the date, duration and other details of the annual Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises will be announced next week.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:27

And Trump's allies on Capitol Hill have not been notified of any major changes and have been told not to expect anything immediately. Reports of McMaster's removal from the NSC have been gaining ground especially after Trump rebuked him last month on his statement that Moscow's interference in the 2016 election was "incontrovertible".

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:01

Dozens of people were wounded in the air strikes on the town of Zamalka, the Syrian Observatory for Human rights said after Saturday's strikes. Syrian State TV broadcast footage of men, women and children walking along a dirt road near the town of Hammouriyeh, many of them carrying bags, to escape rebel-held areas.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:18

The UK government was backed this week by allies France, Germany and the United States in its assessment that there was "no plausible alternative explanation" than that Russian Federation was responsible for the nerve agent attack. Alexander Shulgin, Russia's envoy at the Hague-based OPCW, said that Britain and the United States both had the nerve agent. "The position of the British side seems absolutely irresponsible to us", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

by | March 18, 2018 | 00:47

But the motorcade never appeared as the president found another route to the border wall prototypes . "If you didn't have walls over here, you wouldn't even have a country", he said . The border wall prototypes sit in a remote area on the eastern edge of San Diego. On a cloudy, wet evening, around 500 anti-Trump protesters rallied at Beverly Gardens Park, blocks away from a mansion Trump owns.

by | March 18, 2018 | 00:22

Above all, the administration must guard against the summit turning into a Korean Reykjavik, where Trump finds irresistible a dramatic grand bargain to solve the North Korean crisis. The two sides are also far apart on what details would be up for discussion. Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973 and is one of few Western countries with an embassy in Pyongyang.

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:40

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth announced earlier this month that Gurib-Fakim had agreed to resign, with a date set for her departure after last Monday's ceremony celebrating the Indian Ocean archipelago nation's 50 years of independence. The president has been facing growing pressure, including from Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, after a local paper, L'Express, said she had used a credit card issued by an global non-governmental organisation to buy clothes and jewellery in Italy and a Gulf ...