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by | March 19, 2018 | 10:48

The civilian population is pouring out of Eastern Ghouta is ever growing numbers. The military also said only terror targets are being destroyed and that "utmost care" is being taken to avoid harming civilians. More than 11,000 people left eastern Ghouta on Saturday alone as government forces stepped up an offensive on the rebel enclave, according to Syrian and Russian officials.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:13

Ms Zafirakou, the first British teacher to be awarded the prize, paid tribute to the power of the arts after being named the victor. Learning the basics of numerous 35 languages in Alperton's pupil population, Andria has been able to reach out to her once marginalised students to earn their trust and, crucially, establish relationships with their parents.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:11

However, members from AIADMK and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) were near the Speaker's podium while those from the Congress , Left and some other parties stood at their seats. The another 25 were provided by the Congress party.This will be the first no-confidence motion against the Modi government . "Already, people have started criticising us", he said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:32

With Ola and Uber encountering major problems, Namma TYGR may gain significant ground in cities which has a large customer base for cab aggregators. Uber, Ola drivers threaten indefinite strike from Sunday. Drivers in Thane region, Pune and Nashik in Maharashtra, Delhi and Bengaluru among other cities are expected to go on strike.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:32

Manley then said he wanted to tap into the psyche of the bomber or bombers. Officials gave residents a safety message during a late press conference urging them to not touch any packages that might appear on their doorstep and to notify police if anything looks suspicious.

by | March 19, 2018 | 07:02

He added: "It's complete drivel, rubbish, nonsense that somebody in Russian Federation would allow themselves to do such a thing ahead of elections and the World Cup". Asked whether he was saying Porton Down was responsible, Chizhov replied: "I don't know". Russian Federation also tried to sue the British Council over alleged tax violations, a case that was largely dismissed .

by | March 19, 2018 | 06:44

FER said the next day it asked the president of the Rugby Europe referees commission, Patrick Roben, to change the officials for the Belgium match because all three were Romanian, and Romania needed a Spain loss to qualify. "The image at the end of the game does not represent the sport nor the values of this team". "While we appreciate that this is a subject of high emotion, it would be inappropriate to comment on match official performance before the usual full review has been undertaken", ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 06:42

The possibility of Trump firing Mueller was raised after his lawyer, John Dowd, said in a statement that the Justice Department should "follow the brilliant and courageous example of..." Whatever McCabe did has nothing to do with Mueller's investigation, and there's no cause to even consider firing the special counsel, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:49

Officially quitting the court requires a year's notice and experts said pulling out does not preclude an investigation of the killings, which have drawn worldwide concern. handed over to Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, the Chef de Cabinet of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at 6:07 p.m. "I will convince everybody now under the treaty to get out, get out", Duterte said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:45

Cuban leader Raul Castro has congratulated Vladimir Putin on winning the presidential election, Cuba's Ambassador to Russia Gerardo Penalver Portal said. Mr Putin's opponents alleged that employers with close ties to the state were ordering staff to go and vote, and send back evidence. Security will be intensified across the country.

by | March 19, 2018 | 03:24

A woman, who the spokesperson also said is believed to be in her 20s, was rushed to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre with critical injuries. Ngo appeared to be the victim of a targeted attack, Choe said in a news conference at the scene Sunday.

by | March 19, 2018 | 02:43

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho was on Thursday en route to Sweden, which represents USA interests in Pyongyang, for talks with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom, the Scandinavian country's Foreign Ministry said. Ri was originally scheduled to leave on Friday, but has now chose to stay for more talks through Sunday, according to SVT Nyheter . Sweden is among a number of countries touted as a possible venue for what would be a historic meeting between Trump and Kim, who ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 02:35

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) responded to questions during her weekly press briefing Thursday about Democratic candidate Conor Lamb distancing himself from her during his campaign in Pennsylvania's special election. On "Outnumbered" on Friday, Marie Harf said Pelosi could be an asset in some midterm races and a hindrance in others. "That's the takeaway from Conor: He was not gonna be influenced by anybody from the outside".

by | March 19, 2018 | 02:09

The Russian statement said the government could take further measures if Britain takes any more "unfriendly" moves toward Russia . Britain's government said the move was expected, and that it doesn't change the British conviction that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of ex-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the British city of Salisbury.

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:51

Schumer says "Republican colleagues, particularly the leadership" need to make it clear that "firing Mueller is a red line for our democracy that can not be crossed". Tapper then brought up tweets from Trump that seemed to suggest he was preparing to fire the special counsel. Speaking on " Fox News Sunday ", Gowdy said "I think the president's attorney, frankly, does him a disservice when he says that and when he frames the investigation that way".

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:29

Sergei Skripal , a former colonel in the Russian intelligence service who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence, and his daughter have been critically ill since March 4th, when they were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury.

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:16

The delegation members were AL presidium member and former food minister Abdur Razzaque, former foreign minister Dr Dipu Moni and AL assistant office secretary Biplob Barua. "They never lose the opportunity to hit at freedom fighters. We accept that yes, we committed mistake, but they don't accept, they won't listen", he said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:47

Footage posted on social media showed a large vehicle inside a marquee at the Blake's nightclub on Queen Street as shocked clubbers were led to safety by police. A post has been shared on Blake's Facebook page, saying "thoughts and prayers" go to all those caught up in the incident and thanking the "heroic actions" of the club's security team.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:44

Only Soviet dictator Josef Stalin ruled for longer. He expressed hope that Putin will continue to stand up to the United States and the West and will improve living standards at home. A senior opposition politician has warned they could descend into street clashes if police crack down too hard on demonstrators. She is the only candidate who has openly criticized Putin in the campaign.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:39

Relations between Russia and the United Kingdom deteriorated in two recent weeks after former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious in a shopping center in Salisbury. Putin is expected to easily win a presidential election on Sunday which would bring him to almost a quarter of a century in power. Mr Johnson revealed: "We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:32

Ri's delegation included Choe Kang Il, deputy director general of the foreign ministry's North America section - though a senior US administration official told AFP Friday: "No US government staff are meeting with the North Koreans in Sweden", where Ri was stationed as a diplomat for three years in the mid 1980s.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:16

The Turkish military denied on Saturday that it had struck a hospital in Afrin, where it has waged an offensive since January against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that controls the region. Mr Zolotukhin is spokesman for the Russian centre for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. "The humanitarian corridor in Eastern Ghouta continues to work".

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:10

Russians were voting Sunday in a presidential election set to hand Vladimir Putin a record fourth term, with officials reporting strong turnout but the opposition crying foul. Rising tensions with the West over the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in Britain, and new sanctions from Washington over alleged election meddling, strengthen the impression of a Russian Federation at loggerheads with the rest of the world.

by | March 18, 2018 | 23:52

Earlier Sunday, there were widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but complaints of voting irregularities will likely do little to undermine Putin, according to the AP. "I am sure the program I am offering is the right one", Putin was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies. Ukraine security forces blocked the Russian Embassy in Kiev and consulates elsewhere after the Ukrainian government refused to let ordinary Russians vote, drawing angry protests from Russian ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 22:31

Looking further ahead, forecasters told Daily Star Online the cold snap forecast to bring a "sharp return to winter" could last until April . "And we have plenty of snow showers to start the day". Temperatures barely above freezing, and in the wind it will feel like it's well below freezing. The cold weather should only last a few days though - by Tuesday, temperatures will be getting back to average for the time of year.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:46

Last August, Mavis Wanczyk, a MA woman, received the largest single-ticket jackpot winnings in history, also through Powerball, to the tune of $758.7 million. The odds of becoming a millionaire by matching five numbers is 1 in 11.7 million. But that wont stop the next round of jackpot chasers. Meanwhile, no winning tickets were sold in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:41

Petersburg. As punishment harsh retaliatory measures on Russian Federation, including the expulsion of 23 high-level "diplomats", which the Prime Minister said were in reality "undeclared intelligence officers". Sergei Skripal is a former Russian military intelligence officer who, in 2006, was convicted by Moscow and imprisoned for high treason. "It's a great shame for the Russian people that they're closing the British Council which has done an very bad lot to educate Russian people in ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:26

May blames Russian Federation for the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury on March 4, which has left them both fighting for their lives. "We remain committed to the development of long-term people-to-people links with Russian Federation as we do in over 100 other countries". It said this was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the incident in Salisbury on March 4".

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:23

Russia's Defence Ministry said he was an "intellectual impotent" and Lavrov said he probably lacked education. British Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would consider its next steps with its allies in the coming days. British police said Friday 131 people were exposed to trace amounts of the military-grade nerve agent, Novichok, used in the assault. Russian Federation has asked to be allowed to examine the evidence and claims that so far it has not been allowed to do so.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:22

The crisis unravelled in the thick of a Russian presidential campaign, with Putin expected to win a fourth Kremlin term on Sunday. "Our quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin, and with his decision - and we think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision - to direct the use of a nerve agent on the streets of the United Kingdom, on the streets of Europe for the first time since the Second World War", Johnson said during a visit to a museum in London.

by | March 18, 2018 | 21:17

The results should be known in about two weeks, Britain's foreign ministry said. The U.K., the U.S., Germany and France accused Russia this week of orchestrating the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter with a toxic nerve agent on British soil, leaving them critically ill.

by | March 18, 2018 | 20:10

On their website , the Met Eireann notice read: "Advance warning for cold weather this weekend with low-temperatures, snow-showers, snow-accumulation mainly Saturday night and Sunday". Yellow warnings for ice and snow are in place in for the entire east coast of England, large parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the South West.

by | March 18, 2018 | 20:07

Former party president Sonia Gandhi had also launched a scathing attack on the Modi govt yesterday, saying that the ruling dispensation was undoing the work of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government. They have installed a government where the two wings of the administration are working against each other. The former PM said that India now standing at the crossroads, and while it has many opportunities in hand, it also faces many challenges.

by | March 18, 2018 | 20:09

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said if Iran develops a nuclear weapon, Riyadh will follow suit - just days before he arrives in Washington for talks with US President Donald Trump . Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ratcheted up tensions with Iran by threatening to build a bomb. He said that by the time Europe realized how unsafe Hitler was, it was too late.

by | March 18, 2018 | 19:40

The expulsion of 23 British diplomatic personnel from Russia was a tit-for-tat move that mirrored Britain's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in the United Kingdom - all of whom the British said had been identified as "undeclared" intelligence agents.