Assad visits troops in Ghouta as civilians flee

At the same time, a Syrian Army source has told Sputnik that the army had ruled against a bargain with militants which would have ensured them transport from the Eastern Ghouta city of Harasta to Idlib. Human Rights Watch has called on the United Na... More..

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Rahul attacks Modi on corruption, promises galvanised party in 2019
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Rahul attacks Modi on corruption, promises galvanised party in 2019

The proposal was adopted with a consensus by raising of hands. But after a while, his chosen ones started facing the ire of senior state leaders, and today, barring Pilot, most of the others have become pres...More..

Lok Sabha adjourned for day, no-confidence motion not taken up
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Lok Sabha adjourned for day, no-confidence motion not taken up

The Opposition tried last Friday as well, but was unable to have the motion allowed following the House's adjournment because of "lack of order". The majority mark in the Lok Sabha is 270, as the House has ...More..

Explosion reported in Austin, 2 people injured | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Explosion reported in Austin, 2 people injured | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Austin Police Department is investigating the incident and has asked all residents in the area to wait inside their homes and to follow the instructions of officers when given. His mother, who was inside ...More..

March Madness Recap: Seton Hall vs. Kansas Betting Odds
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

March Madness Recap: Seton Hall vs. Kansas Betting Odds

Exhibit A: Kansas was a 4.5 or 5-point favorite in its second round matchup against Seton Hall . Azubuike subbed into the game after less than four minutes, with Mitch Lightfoot struggling to guard Seto...More..

Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit poll shows
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit poll shows

The election came amid escalating tensions with the West, with reports that Moscow was behind the nerve-agent poisoning this month of a former Russian double agent in Britain and that its internet trolls had wa...More..

'I don't think he ran against me the entire time'
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

'I don't think he ran against me the entire time'

However, Politico reported Wednesday that more Democrats are now likely to disavow Pelosi in competitive races. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, suggested the Republi...More..

Russian diplomat hints UK lab could be nerve agent source
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian diplomat hints UK lab could be nerve agent source

Britain last week expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the incident, to which Moscow responded in a tit-for-tat expulsion as well as announcing that it would halt the activities of the British Council, Britain'...More..

Unkept promises: Uber, Ola drivers threaten indefinite strike from Sunday
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Unkept promises: Uber, Ola drivers threaten indefinite strike from Sunday

Mumbai police on Monday issued prohibitory notices to the leaders of Ola and Uber drivers under section 149 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC ) relating to unlawful assembly. According to latest media rep...More..

Assad visits troops in eastern Ghouta
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Assad visits troops in eastern Ghouta

More than 1,200 civilians have been killed in government and Russian air strikes and rocket fire. Syria has been embroiled in a civil war since 2011. Air strikes on the town of Zamalka there killed 12 people ...More..

Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, said on CBS News' " Face the Nation " Sunday that it would be a "huge mistake" and "a true constitutional crisis" for the president to fire Mueller, whom he described as being "as st...More..

Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

The Central Election Commission , speaking after nearly a third of the votes had been counted, put Putin on 73 percent. Putin's campaign chairman declared turnout to be high and needled London by suggestin...More..

Preliminary Results Say Putin Won Presidential Elections
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Preliminary Results Say Putin Won Presidential Elections

After a campaign without any serious political challengers, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been re-elected president of Russia for a fourth term . Navalny, who has dismissed the election as "the reappoint...More..

by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Violence Claims More Lives in Syria as Thousands Flee Ghouta

Al-Ihkbariya said they will be taken to a centre for identification and relief. Syrian state TV said the Syrian army had given rebels in the Harasta pocket of opposition-held eastern Ghouta till 3pm loc...More..

Britain says its priority is looking after staff in Russian Federation
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Britain says its priority is looking after staff in Russian Federation

Mr Putin referred to the attack on Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia as a "tragedy", but added if the British claim that they were poisoned by the Soviet-designed nerve agent were true, the victims would have d...More..

Man refused entry to United Kingdom nightclub rams vehicle into venue
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Man refused entry to United Kingdom nightclub rams vehicle into venue

Footage posted on social media showed a large auto inside a marquee at the Blake's nightclub on Queen Street as shocked clubbers were led to safety by police. A guy who didn't get let in drove in the club. I...More..

Putin leading Russian presidential polls with 73.11% after 30% of ballots counted
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Putin leading Russian presidential polls with 73.11% after 30% of ballots counted

EDT) in Kaliningrad, the Baltic exclave that is Russia's westernmost region, and initial results are expected soon afterward. Russia's central election commission reported that by 5pm Moscow time 51.9 per c...More..

Three AIIMS doctors die
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Three AIIMS doctors die

The three doctors killed were identified as Dr. Yashpal, Dr. Harshad, and Dr. Hembala. It took half an hour to take the victims out of the vehicle, said police. Mahesh Kumar from Madhubani in Bihar; and Dr. J...More..

Putin says 'nonsense' to think Russian Federation would poison spy in Britain
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Putin says 'nonsense' to think Russian Federation would poison spy in Britain

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday on BBC. About 107 million Russians are eligible to cast ballots and turnout was almost 60 percent an hour before polls closed in Moscow at 1700 GMT, according t...More..

SNOW IN LONDON: Capital hit today as forecast sparks ice weather warnings
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

SNOW IN LONDON: Capital hit today as forecast sparks ice weather warnings

Temperatures barely above freezing, and in the wind it will feel like it's well below freezing. Parts of Scotland and northern England woke up to snow this morning as forecasters predict up to eight inches (2...More..

by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

NDA messed up economy, mismanaged J&K, says former PM Manmohan Singh

From foreign policy and defence to the economy, Manmohan spoke on a range of issues, and was accorded a thunderous applause and a standing ovation by party leaders. "When Modi ji was campaigning he made lots of...More..

Russian presidential elections begin, Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian presidential elections begin, Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term

Russia's Foreign Ministry also said it is closing the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg and the British Council in Russian Federation, a cultural institute, due to what it called "groundless accusa...More..

by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

SA leaders set for last day of campaign

Mr Xenophon ruled out running at the next federal election or taking a paid jobs with an SA Best politician, . Mr Marshall said it had been "way too long between drinks" for the Liberal Party in South Austral...More..

John Goodman plays Rex Tillerson on 'SNL'
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

John Goodman plays Rex Tillerson on 'SNL'

The show's cold open also featured Kate McKinnon playing the role of Jeff Sessions and guest host Bill Hader playing the role of Anthony Scaramucci . "Wolff replies that his sources tell him the job is d...More..

Sabbir drives Bangladesh to 166-8 in T20 tri-series final
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Sabbir drives Bangladesh to 166-8 in T20 tri-series final

Just at a mere score of 27, Bangladesh already were 2 wickets down. But Rohit departed and a slew of good overs had India staring down the barrel before Karthik came to the rescue with a mind-blowing knoc...More..

Winning $457M Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Winning $457M Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania won a Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $456.7 million in Saturday night's drawing, the lottery announced. If the victor - or group of winners - holding the winning tic...More..

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning standoff
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning standoff

Speaking at the Conservative spring forum on Saturday, Theresa May said Britain "would never tolerate a threat to the life" of its citizens, or others in the country, from the Russian government. Britain has es...More..

Status orange weather warning for Ireland has been extended
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Status orange weather warning for Ireland has been extended

The snow accumulations are likely to be in the eastern part of the country, but some will penetrate into the midlands and the south coast. Update: 11am: Met Eireann has extended its orange snow-ice warning ...More..

Russian Federation hits back by expelling 23 British diplomats
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian Federation hits back by expelling 23 British diplomats

The announcement followed on the heels of Britain's order this week for 23 Russian diplomats to leave the United Kingdom because Russia was not cooperating in the case of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, both f...More..

by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Iranian official: We won't accept changes to nuclear deal

His replacement, Mike Pompeo, has criticized the deal in the past, though some sources have said his views on the issue may have evolved. He is more single-minded about America's interests and the substance o...More..

Harper Lee estate sues over Broadway version of To Kill a Mockingbird
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Harper Lee estate sues over Broadway version of To Kill a Mockingbird

The complaint claims that The West Wing creator's adaptation of the iconic novel - which, contrary to popular belief, gives you no insights about killing mockingbirds - deviates from the book, violating an ...More..

Pakistan fully supports Afghan govt's peace offer to Taliban
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Pakistan fully supports Afghan govt's peace offer to Taliban

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Friday hosted Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Washington and underlined the need for the two countries to work closely for regional stability and in fighting te...More..

Russia secretly stockpiling illegal chemical weapons: Johnson
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russia secretly stockpiling illegal chemical weapons: Johnson

The Foreign Secretary said Russian claims that the source of the nerve agent attack in Salisbury on double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia could have been the UK's chemical warfare research faci...More..

DOD identifies 7 U.S. service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

DOD identifies 7 U.S. service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash

O'Keeffe, 37; Captain Christopher T. Zanetis, 37; Master Sergeant Christopher J. Raguso, 39; and Staff Sergeant Dashan J. Briggs, 30. 'This tragedy reminds us of the risks our men and women face every day in ...More..

Turkish air strike kills 11 civilians in Syria's Afrin: monitor
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Turkish air strike kills 11 civilians in Syria's Afrin: monitor

The regime offensive has retaken 70 percent of the enclave since February 18. More than 150,000 people fled Afrin in recent days, the Syrian Observatory said, as Turkey pressed on with its campaign despite ...More..

Expelled Russian diplomats to leave United Kingdom on Mar 20
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Expelled Russian diplomats to leave United Kingdom on Mar 20

Zakharova's statement comes days after UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain may not participate "in the normal way" in the World Cup in Russian Federation if Moscow is proven to be behind Skripal...More..

Village of car-ramming assailant may be split in two
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Village of car-ramming assailant may be split in two

Human rights groups condemn such measures as collective punishment but Netanyahu's right-wing government says they are a deterrent to attacks on Israelis. The lack of a political process to end the Israeli-Pale...More..

by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russia expels 23 UK diplomats in retaliation

London and its allies have blamed Moscow for the attack and on Friday, Britain directly implicated Putin himself, unleashing the Kremlin's fury. A Foreign Office spokesman dismissed the claims as "nonsense...More..

Man shoots wife to death at California mall, turns gun on self
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Man shoots wife to death at California mall, turns gun on self

He said there was no threat to the public. The Sheriff's Department received calls of shots fired inside the Paper Source store at the Oaks Shopping center where the victim worked and was believed to be targe...More..

Zuma to Challenge Abrahams' Decision to Prosecute Him
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Zuma to Challenge Abrahams' Decision to Prosecute Him

Thales would face charges of corruption and fraud, while Zuma would face charges of corruption, fraud, money laundering and racketeering. "I am of the view that a trial court would be the most appropriate for...More..

MoS PMO assures action in Poonch ceasefire violation
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

MoS PMO assures action in Poonch ceasefire violation

The attack from across the border in Balakote sector started early in the morning following ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army . They said that a shell landed at the house of Muhammad Ramzan (45) a...More..

After UP bypoll loss, here's Amit Shah's first reaction in Yogi's defence
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

After UP bypoll loss, here's Amit Shah's first reaction in Yogi's defence

In a veiled reference to Adityanath, Yadav reportedly said that those involved in pooja path (Worship) can not run a government. It is after a gap of more than two decades that the SP and BSP have come toge...More..

by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

United Kingdom links Putin to attack on ex-spy

The White House said it shared Britain's assessment that Russia was responsible and supported the decision to expel Russian diplomats . Britain's foreign secretary accused Russian President Vladimir Put...More..

Storm Team 11 Weather: Severe Weather Possible Tonight!
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Storm Team 11 Weather: Severe Weather Possible Tonight!

While Forecasters say dry conditions will mean flooding is not a major threat, they warn that heavy rain happening during late Monday's high tide could cause low-lying tidal flooding in downtown Charleston. S...More..

Knew this was coming, says United Kingdom on Russian Federation expelling diplomats
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Knew this was coming, says United Kingdom on Russian Federation expelling diplomats

May spoke after Moscow announced the expulsion of 23 British diplomats, in response to the U.K.'s decision to boot out the same number of Russian embassy staff. The post Russia Spy Poisoning: 23 British Dipl...More..

Carson Midway Fire burns 3300 acres, is 40 percent contained
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Carson Midway Fire burns 3300 acres, is 40 percent contained

About 100 Pueblo County residents have been evacuated, not including those in El Paso County. About 250 homes have been evacuated due to the fire, which started on a Fort Carson training range Friday morning....More..

Russian Federation spy poisoning: 23 United Kingdom diplomats being expelled from Moscow
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian Federation spy poisoning: 23 United Kingdom diplomats being expelled from Moscow

The UK Foreign Office said it had "anticipated a response of this kind" from Russian Federation and the National Security Council would meet early next week to consider its next steps. "We will always do what...More..

Russian Federation summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian Federation summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute

President Vladimir Putin has appealed to Russians' "love of the fatherland" to encourage them to vote on Sunday, as he seeks to boost turnout at an election he is sure to win. Top EU diplomats were expected t...More..

Russian Federation expels British diplomats
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian Federation expels British diplomats

May announced the measures after Moscow ignored a midnight deadline to explain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used against Sergei and Yulia Skripal. She announced a range of economic and di...More..

Sweden, North Korea talks conclude; peaceful end to nuclear standoff discussed
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

Sweden, North Korea talks conclude; peaceful end to nuclear standoff discussed

North Korea has finally agreed to a meeting between US President # Donald Trump and North Korean leader #Kim Jong-un. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho landed in Stockholm on a flight from Beijing la...More..