World


US Defense System Deployment to Protect Japan From N Korea - Japan's Minister US Defense System Deployment to Protect Japan From N Korea - Japan's Minister
- March 17, 2018

All we have is a message conveyed through South Korea , which, to be blunt, is not always the most reliable messenger. The meeting, if it materializes, will be the first sit-down between a North Korean leader and a serving US president. "I pressed the point to them, this would be an incredibly good time for them to release those prisoners so that they can be reunited with their families". (more...)
Murder inquiry launches for Russian exile found dead in London Murder inquiry launches for Russian exile found dead in London
- March 17, 2018

Russia's official Investigations Committee has launched its own criminal investigation into the attempted murder of Yulia Skripal and the death of Mr Glushkov, which it is also treating as murder. Oligarch Boris Berezovsky was the Russian President's arch enemy. Glushkov had worked for various Berezovsky enterprises including the vehicle factory AvtoVAZ and flagship Russian airline Aeroflot. (more...)
National Weather Service: Increased risk for fires Thursday National Weather Service: Increased risk for fires Thursday
- March 17, 2018

Winds Thursday will blow about 13 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 26 miles per hour, according to the Weather Service. There will be an increased risk for fires across central and eastern Virginia Thursday , according to the National Weather Service . (more...)
Thousands of Egyptians Line Up to Vote Outside Embassy in Kuwait Thousands of Egyptians Line Up to Vote Outside Embassy in Kuwait
- March 17, 2018

Soha asserted that the Egyptian embassy has carried out all necessary procedures to receive voters, ensuring that the process is easy. According to El-Sherif, Egyptians overseas continued to cast their ballots at 116 polling stations in Egyptian embassies and consulates out of 139 polling stations in 124 countries worldwide. (more...)
Louis-bound United flight diverted after pet mistakenly loaded onto plane Louis-bound United flight diverted after pet mistakenly loaded onto plane
- March 17, 2018

This was a four-hour journey, with roughly an hour and a half spent on the ground in Akron after diverting near Columbus, he said. It's one of several mishaps this week involving United Airlines. The Transportation Department is investigating the incident. Upon landing in Kansas City, the family went to a cargo facility to pick up 10-year-old Irgo, a German shepherd, but were instead given a Great Dane . (more...)
Russian Federation expels British diplomats Russian Federation expels British diplomats
- March 17, 2018

The Russian Foreign Ministry also said in a statement that it is ordering the closure of the British Council, a government organization for cultural and scientific cooperation, and that it is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. (more...)
Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, dies at age 37 Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, dies at age 37
- March 17, 2018

The cause of Lamo's death, confirmed to the BBC by the Sedgwick county coroner in Kansas, has not yet been made public. Hacker Adrian Lamo has died at age 37, according to ZDNetand a Facebook post from his father. In online messages, Manning, then named Bradley, confided in Lamo, discussing top-secret military material Manning had passed on to Wikileaks. Lamo informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the breach and Manning, who's transgender, was subsequently arrested and ... (more...)
Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
- March 17, 2018

Russia , which denies any involvement in the incident, condemned May's decision as unacceptable and vowed a swift response. Russian officials have increasingly begun suggesting the attack could have been staged by Britain itself. Britain has written to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague, which monitors compliance with the global convention outlawing the use of such weapons, to obtain independent verification of the substance used. (more...)
Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources
- March 17, 2018

However, New Delhi did not fail to bring to attention that Pakistan was allegedly responsible for carrying out an equivalent campaign of harassment against its own diplomats posted in Islamabad , accusing Pakistani intelligence agents for having entered the embassy's residential compound. (more...)
Vladimir Putin 'personally ordered United Kingdom nerve agent attack on spy' Vladimir Putin 'personally ordered United Kingdom nerve agent attack on spy'
- March 17, 2018

After the brazen poisoning of a former spy, British Prime Minister Theresa May quickly pinned the blame on Russian Federation. Britain accused Russian Federation of involvement in the nerve agent poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal at a time when London's ties with European partners have been badly strained by Brexit. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Hunting plc (LON:HTG) This Week?
- March 17, 2018

Therefore 83% are positive. The firm now has a GBX 1,000 ($13.82) price target on the stock. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,553 ($21.46). The Minerals segment engineers pumps, valves, cyclones, crushers, high pressure grinding rolls, rubber, and other solutions; and provides slurry handling equipment and associated aftermarket support services for mining, sand and aggregates, and oil sands markets. (more...)
Britain, France, Germany, US Jointly Condemn Russian Spy Poisoning Britain, France, Germany, US Jointly Condemn Russian Spy Poisoning
- March 17, 2018

Britain has expelled 23 Russian diplomats and suspended high-level contacts with Moscow over the incident. Ms. May said it was tragic that Mr. Putin, who is likely to coast to a fourth term in a Sunday presidential election, had chosen to act in such a way. (more...)
USA envoy says he urged North Korea to release Americans before summit USA envoy says he urged North Korea to release Americans before summit
- March 17, 2018

Im said the summit would be a one-day affair as the meeting will take place at a neutral zone between the two Koreas. At the same time, foreign ministers Kang Kyung-wha of South Korea and Taro Kono of Japan were in Washington for talks at an under-staffed US State Department, left in turmoil by Trump's abrupt and brutal Twitter-sacking of former secretary of state Rex Tillerson. (more...)
Johnson: 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack Johnson: 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack
- March 17, 2018

In what is believed to be the first use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia Skripal, 33, were poisoned in Salisbury on Sunday 11 March. Yulia Skripal flew to London from Russian Federation on March 3, according to counter-terrorism police. Kuntsevich, who died in 2002 mysteriously on a flight from Syria's Aleppo to Moscow , had even brought instructions for producing Novichok during his last trip to ... (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
- March 17, 2018

The move follows the UK's expulsion of 23 Russian ambassadors earlier this week, after Russia failed to respond to a deadline set by Theresa May for Moscow to explain whether it was behind the attack. "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 English language and help them get jobs and opportunities around the world", he added. (more...)
Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats
- March 17, 2018

And British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Russia targeted Skripal a former Russian intelligence officer convicted of spying for Britain to make it clear that those who defy the Russian state deserve to "choke on their own 30 pieces of silver". (more...)
London court finds Parsons Green bomb suspect guilty of attempted murder London court finds Parsons Green bomb suspect guilty of attempted murder
- March 17, 2018

Although nobody died in the attack, prosecutors said there would have been more injuries and probable fatalities if the device had operated properly. Eighteen-year-old Ahmed Hassan reportedly showed no emotion when the verdict was read out at the British capital's Central Criminal Court. (more...)
Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attack Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attack
- March 17, 2018

May said that it was tragic that Putin, who is likely to coast to a fourth term in a Sunday presidential election, had chosen to act in such a way. It's unclear. "The reason they've chosen this nerve agent is to show that it's Russian Federation, and to show people in their agencies who might think of defecting or of supporting another way of life, of believing in an alternative set of values, that Russian Federation will take revenge", Johnson told the BBC. (more...)
North Korea foreign minister to take rare diplomatic trip to Sweden North Korea foreign minister to take rare diplomatic trip to Sweden
- March 17, 2018

Trump asked South Korean officials to show flexibility in trade negotiations with the USA in the call, the South Korean presidency said. Its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang, which opened in 1975, was the first Western embassy established in the isolationist country and now represents US, Canadian and Australian diplomatic interests, with Sweden playing a key liaison role. (more...)
Flake: GOP now has a 'propaganda-fueled dystopian view of conservatism' Flake: GOP now has a 'propaganda-fueled dystopian view of conservatism'
- March 17, 2018

The Arizonan also said he could wage a 2020 GOP primary challenge against Trump. On many issues, Flake's observation is spot-on - and he's not the only Republican to notice it. It is like an invasion of the body snatchers. Flake, who served as executive director of the Goldwater Institute before being elected to the House in 2000, said that conservatives in Congress "used to be very clear about their institutional prerogatives and their obligations under the Constitution". (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421