• Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response

They remain in critical condition in hospital. But Mr Varadkar said he will not be playing golf with him if the USA president does make the trip. Russian Federation also indicated it could take further action should there be what it called more "unfriendly" moves.

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  • More than 150000 flee Syria's Afrin
More than 150000 flee Syria's Afrin

The rare visit comes as the Syrian forces are making strides in the battles against various rebel groups in Eastern Ghouta . The channel said almost 10,000 people left on Monday - the largest civilian exodus from eastern Ghouta since the government launched a punishing assault on the rebel-held region more than three weeks ago.

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  • Flights cancelled as United Kingdom set for 'bitterly cold' conditions
Flights cancelled as United Kingdom set for 'bitterly cold' conditions

Fantastic news for lovers of snow, there's more on the way as a second "Beast from the East" is set to hit us with as much as eight inches of snow today. "Coastal areas could see between 5-10cm of snow, but in land areas will be less affected". A mass of cold air surging towards Britain from Scandinavia and Siberia will plunge the nation into a...

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  • Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack
Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack

It came as Labour hardened its stance against Russian Federation. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are still in a critical condition, two weeks after the attack . He said: "They are powerful people who can change the Putin politics and help to fuel disloyalty to Putin". He also said that France, Germany and the United States supported L...

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  • Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy
Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy

His comment came after a Russian envoy suggested the toxin used to poison the Skripals could have come from a United Kingdom lab. "We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassination, but has also been creating and stockpiling Nov...

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  • Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet
Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet

Initially, it was thought that he would return to New Delhi after consultations with relevant authorities on the continued harassment and bullying of Pakistani diplomatic staff and their families, including children by Indian secret agencies.

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  • EU Powers Push Iran Sanctions to Placate Trump
EU Powers Push Iran Sanctions to Placate Trump

European officials stress that they share the USA concerns, and say they're making progress with the U.S., particularly on measures to address Iran's ballistic missiles. In January, he said he was giving the deal a "final chance". The JCPOA was negotiated in the summer of 2015 with provisions that were meant to curb Tehran's nuclear program by re...

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  • New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal

USA sanctions will resume unless Trump issues fresh "waivers" to suspend them on May 12. "And I think that was one of the frustrations he may have had with Secretary Tillerson". "The Iran deal will be another issue that's coming up in May, and right now it doesn't feel like it's gonna be extended", Corker said on CBS's " Face the Nation ".

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  • SXSW cancels The Roots concert after 'security concern'
SXSW cancels The Roots concert after 'security concern'

The Roots were scheduled to appear with Ludacris , Jessie Reyez , Rapsody , Dermot Kennedy and Tank and the Bangas . The Bud Light x The Roots SXSW Jam at Fair Market has been canceled. Quest" posted a local news report on Twitter , adding, "no one is Mr. Police say there is no broader security concern related to this incident. Than...

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  • YPG forces to shift from direct confrontation to guerrilla tactics: Afrin official
YPG forces to shift from direct confrontation to guerrilla tactics: Afrin official

The Syrian rebel forces, which have served as advance troops for the Turkish operation, seemed to have entered the city without a fight, after the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, withdrew to the surrounding hills. "In all of Afrin's sectors, our forces will become a permanent nightmare", the statement said. "Turkish, Free Syrian Army's...

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  • Missing Pennsylvania girl found in Mexico, man arrested
Missing Pennsylvania girl found in Mexico, man arrested

Esterly is now being held in Miami pending extradition to Pennsylvania, where he is expected to face the charge of interference with the custody of a child, said The Morning Call . Amy has been safely returned to her family in Pennsylvania, according to a statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security investigators.

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  • Philippines justifies withdrawal from ICC
Philippines justifies withdrawal from ICC

Over the past year, Duterte has repeatedly lashed out at the ICC and United Nations bodies, accusing them of interfering in his country's domestic affairs. He also expressed confidence that no other Asian nation would join the ICC, adding the Philippines was the one that previously tried to convince them to join the tribunal.

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  • Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

Tensions between the two nations have increased dramatically since the March 4 nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia in Salisbury. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Saturday denied that Russia or the Soviet Union had ever developed the nerve agent Novichok that Britain said was used to po...

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  • Dallas firefighter killed in East River helicopter crash laid to rest
Dallas firefighter killed in East River helicopter crash laid to rest

In a series of three tweets issued at 4:07 PM today, the Federal Aviation Administration announced a freezing of all "doors off" helicopter flights until operators "take immediate action to control/mitigate" the risks involved. The agency is now calling on all operators and pilots of these types of helicopter flights to take the appropriate measu...

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  • Probe launched into exile's death
Probe launched into exile's death

They are among the 14 untimely deaths of Russian exiles living in Britain, as well as British citizens caught in the Kremlin's web, all now being looked at in a new light by investigators after the poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter .

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  • Gunman, 2 others critically injured during shooting at UAB Highland Hospital
Gunman, 2 others critically injured during shooting at UAB Highland Hospital

Police didn't immediately respond to messages seeking comment. Police vehicles are shown outside UAB Highlands Hospital following a shooting on Wednesday. Williston said investigators were trying to "determine what led to this tragic incident tonight". We ask that you continue to pray for Tim and please respect our privacy and refrain from cont...

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  • S.Korea to seek talks with N.Korea in preparation for summit
S.Korea to seek talks with N.Korea in preparation for summit

She was speaking a day after North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho landed in Sweden for talks, prompting speculation the visit could lay the groundwork for a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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  • Iran, major powers review nuclear deal as Trump deadline looms
Iran, major powers review nuclear deal as Trump deadline looms

On Jan. 12, U.S. President Donald Trump waived nuclear sanctions against Iran, but warned that he would not do it again unless the deal is fixed. IRAN will not accept any changes to the nuclear deal, a senior official insisted today, after the United States said it was seeking a "supplemental" accord with European powers.

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  • Dead As Philippine Plane Crashes Into House
Dead As Philippine Plane Crashes Into House

The aircraft burst into flames as it crashed into the house in a nearby village, killing five residents, according to Plaridel town Mayor Jocell Vista Casaje. Rescuers were looking for at least 1 missing person in the rubble of the house. The plane hit the house of an 80-year-old woman, who was inside at the time.

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  • Porn star's 'life threatened' over Trump
Porn star's 'life threatened' over Trump

Clifford said Monday that she has offered to repay the money as long as she can speak openly about the situation. According to Friday's filing with the U.S. "The fact that a sitting president is pursuing over $20 million in bogus "damages" against a private citizen, who is only trying to tell the public what really happened, is truly remarkable -...

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