by | March 20, 2018 | 10:08

Putin is headed to lead Russian Federation for another six years - his fourth term as president. Kremlin officials privately acknowledge some voters are reluctant to show up and vote , even if they support Putin , because they believe his victory is already a foregone conclusion.

by | March 20, 2018 | 09:30

British and European Union negotiators have made "good progress" in talks, officials said on Monday, ahead of a crucial summit this week where London hopes to finally seal a deal on a post-Brexit transition period. Measures creating an area without internal borders in which the free movement of goods is ensured and North-South cooperation between Northern Ireland and the Republic is protected.

by | March 20, 2018 | 09:14

Steinitz was among the first to warn that the Iran deal, known as The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, would persuade Arab countries to enrich in uranium. The deadline for the European signatories to the deal to fix it is May 12. Ministers were also expected to discuss what stepped up support the could give to Ukraine during its ongoing conflict with separatists in the east of the country supported by Moscow.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:29

Many homes have been reduced to rubble and ash while some neighbouring homes appear unscathed. "Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley told the ABC: "(The fires) still have hot spots in them and we still have wind, but nowhere near the wind speeds over the last 24 hours".

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:30

Imran Khan had married Jemima Goldsmith , daughter of a British billionaire in 1995 but the marriage ended after nine years in 2004. A few pictures of the ceremony were also released by the party in which Khan can be seen sitting with his wife's family members.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:26

It would prohibit revelation of this confidential information in any form - including, get this, "the publication of works of fiction that contain any mention of the operations of the White House, federal agencies, foreign governments, or other entities interacting with the United States Government that is based on confidential information".

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:52

Hekmatyar, who returned to public life a year ago after signing a controversial peace deal with the Afghan government, was at the gathering but it was not clear if he or his supporters were the target of the attack. Ghani's offer calls for unconditional talks accompanied by a cease-fire, recognition of the Taliban as a political party, an office in Kabul and the release of some prisoners.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:42

The idea of the poll arose after Russian President Vladimir Putin called upon the Russian people to help in choosing names for three new strategic weapons. Xi has drawn comparison with Putin as the Chinese leader has consolidated power and gained a path to indefinite rule after the rubber-stamp National People's Congress lifted presidential term limits last week.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:29

The US, as South Korea's security guarantor, has close to 30,000 troops stationed in the South - a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War that ended with an armistice instead of a peace treaty. Trump's administration is pushing ahead with plans for a summit before the end of May, but North Korea has yet to independently confirm it even extended an invitation to leadership talks - maintaining a silence that has raised some concerns in Washington and Seoul.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:13

Mr Navalny's opposition movement and the non-governmental election monitor Golos reported ballot stuffing, repeat voting and Putin supporters being bussed into polling stations en masse. Allies laud the former KGB agent as a father-of-the-nation figure who has restored national pride and expanded Moscow's global clout with interventions in Syria and Ukraine.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:49

Prosecutors originally meant to question Lee only once to honor his status as former president. Prosecutors also allege Lee used an auto parts manufacturer as a channel to establish illicit slush funds totaling 30 billion won ($28 million).

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:45

The period of the emergency regulations in effect was scheduled to end yesterday. Police said the situation in the hill resort has returned to normal. The country was under a state of emergency for almost three decades when the government fought Tamil rebels LTTE in the civil war that ended in 2009.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:15

Right after the election, Xi took a public oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was today endorsed for a second five-year term by the country's rubber-stamp parliament after he was nominated by President Xi Jinping .

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:42

With the news breaking days after the Cambridge Analytica scandal , it actually looks worse. Before joining Facebook , Stamos led information security at Yahoo, a role he took over shortly after more than one billion user accounts were hacked in 2013.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:09

The Congress moved in that direction, he said, whether it was with Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, or countries such as China. Speaking at the concluding day of the AICC plenary session in Delhi, Sidhu, now a minister in the Congress government of Punjab, said that his 'maun' (silence) was more effective than the noise of BJP .

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:04

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , on Monday, had a telephonic conversation with the Russian President Vladimir Putin and congratulated the latter for his victory in the presidential elections held in Russia on Sunday. Margarita Simonyan, the editor-in-chief of pro-Kremlin network RT, wrote that Putin had turned from president to "our leader", or vozhd - a word with medieval roots that Soviets once used for Stalin.

by | March 20, 2018 | 03:42

Azevedo added. World Trade Oorganisation Director General Roberto Azevedo said the conversation at the ministerial meeting would help the multilateral body in taking forward the negotiations on issues such as dispute settlement. The meeting is crucial as it comes against the backdrop of the recent announcement in the increase in tariffs in the United States on steel and aluminium, and Washington dragging India to the WTO against export incentive programmes.

by | March 20, 2018 | 03:35

Hillary Clinton says she meant no disrespect when she said some women voters are more swayed by men. "I understand how some of what I said upset people and can be misinterpreted", Clinton said in a Facebook post Saturday. You don't like women, you know, getting jobs? 'I never accepted that and never will'. "When I was serving in various roles in public life, I was always more popular when I was working for or defending a man then when I was out there on my own", she continued.

by | March 20, 2018 | 03:27

Xi has also promoted top graft-buster Wang Qishan , a major ally, to the post of vice president . National People's Congress delegates voted 2,964 to 2 to approve Li's appointment. Liu, a Xi confidant, has a deep understanding of the country's economic issues and is an emerging star in Chinese politics. US -educated Yi Gang, 60, a protege of outgoing PBOC chief Zhou Xiaochuan, has been vice PBOC governor since 2008.

by | March 20, 2018 | 03:20

PC Phillips obvs asked for the dude's license to which he handed over a 100 per cent fake driver's license belonging to one, Homer Simpson , the fictional and animated bloke off the Simpsons . But for one person, the reason why their face didn't match up to the one on their ID card proved a little less clear - and that's because they appeared to be in the possession of Homer Simpson's identification.

by | March 20, 2018 | 02:36

Russian-backed Syrian forces helped rout the Islamic State group from Syria, and Putin argues that Russia saved the day in a conflict that had confounded US -led forces fighting against IS. Poland also took up the Crimea theme with the foreign ministry saying the vote on the peninsula was "illegal" and urged respect for Ukrainian territorial integrity.

by | March 20, 2018 | 02:28

MCM was accused of substandard work in a lawsuit filed this month by a worker injured when a makeshift bridge MCM built at Fort Lauderdale International Airport collapsed under his weight. The bridge wasn't scheduled to open until 2019. During Thursday's meeting, Pate delivered a technical presentation regarding the cracking, and determined that it did not compromise the bridge's structural integrity, per the complaint.

by | March 20, 2018 | 02:25

Subsequently, a search operation was conducted in the area following which three of the five kidnapped officials were released. Two polio workers were shot dead and three others were abducted by the assailants in the Safi tehsil. Opposition from hardliners and militant groups to all forms of inoculation intensified after it was revealed that the Central Intelligence Agency organised a fake vaccination drive to help track down Al-Qaeda's former leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad.

by | March 20, 2018 | 02:19

Meanwhile, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar hit out at Raj Thackeray , saying: "It is ironical that a man ( Raj Thackeray ) who has been rendered "Rojgari Mukt " (jobless) by the people of Maharashtra should be speaking in terms of " Modi Mukt Bharat ".

by | March 20, 2018 | 02:15

Stressing that the SP-BSP understanding was not an alliance but a "political deal", he said everyone knew these two parties had "damaged" the state in the past. In a major setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh by-elections, the party lost both the seats - Gorakhpur and Phulpur. "It shows that all parties have to come together to take on the Modi government", the BJP chief said.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:58

Police alleged that the Talwars were furious on discovery of the alleged affair between Aarushi and Hemraj but offered no evidence to substantiate this premise. they should be punished". Rajesh and Nupur Talwar's daughter Aarushi Talwar was found dead inside her room with her throat slit at Noida's Jalvayu Vihar in May 2008.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:36

The Court is now considering redistricting cases in Wisconsin and Maryland - the first was brought by Democrats, the second by Republicans - that deal with this same topic, but are in federal court as opposed to state court. The broader point here is two-fold: 1) This is a major win for Democrats hoping to retake the House majority this November and 2) If the Court ultimately decides that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, it will have a profound effect on how maps gets drawn - ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:33

At a routine news conference in Taipei, Department of North American Affairs Director-General Remus Chen (陳立國) said Pompeo was "an extraordinary friend" of Taiwan. US Senator Lisa Murkowski called the measure a "big deal" in her home state of Alaska at the CERAWeek conference, saying there were concerns about how the tariffs would affect the building of an 800-mile pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope to a proposed liquefaction facility at Nikiski.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:31

But Putin's popularity remained strong, apparently buttressed by nationalist pride.In his next six years in office, Putin is likely to assert Russia's power overseas even more strongly. Third was ultra-nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky with 5.7%. "People were coming in all at once, (they) were entering in groups as if a tram has arrived at a stop", observer Sergei Krivonogov told the Associated Press , adding that those who voted would take pictures of the leaflets distributed by poll ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:27

The protest consisted of animal rights activists , Kokito's family, and Marisol Alcantara, a democratic state senator in NY. They will also unveil a new pet passenger bill of rights called "Kokito's Law", in honor of the dog. United Airlines has received a lot of flak for its ineptitude in handling affairs decisively without incident. "We provided compensation to all customers on board for the diversion".

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:11

Tsiya Soskina, a 78-year-old retiree in Yekaterinburg, said she did not go to vote because "they're going to decide everything for me anyway". Putin declared victory late Sunday night at a square in Moscow . China is willing to work with Russia to keep promoting China-Russia relations to a higher level, provide driving force for respective national development in both countries, and promote regional and global peace and tranquility, the message read.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:13

DePaul led by 6 after Ashton Millender's 3-pointer with about two minutes left. The the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament are officially in the books and the University of MI, despite playing poorly in each of their first two games, has found their way into the Sweet 16 .

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:14

DeFrancisco said he will battle for committee votes over the next two months as New York Republicans become more familiar with both candidates. And now she has announced she's officially running, launching her candidacy with a powerful campaign video.

by | March 19, 2018 | 20:58

A letter dated Sunday and signed by 45 industry trade groups argues that imposing tariffs would only hurt U.S. businesses and consumers and would not be an effective way to reign in China's worst practices. "We support holding our trading partners accountable and using targeted trade remedies against intellectual property theft, illegal dumping or subsidies, and other proven trade violations", the signers said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 20:04

It was better if Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao focussed on fulfilling the assurances he gave to people of the State rather than worrying about the rest of the country. "Country needs growth-driven politics". The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee has asserted that the proposed alternative by TRS president and Chief Minister K.