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UK Labour leadership raises doubts over Moscow spy role

UK Labour leadership raises doubts over Moscow spy role Instead he queried whether the United Kingdom had met its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention in allowing Russian Federation access to a sample of the nerve agent - parroting comments made by Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov yesterday , which had already been dismissed by the government. [Full Article...]

Irish PM Varadkar set to meet US President Trump later

Irish PM Varadkar set to meet US President Trump later Northern Ireland has been without an executive since January 2017. Irish Government sources said they were "not happy" the media would be prevented from reporting on the event. In a wide ranging speech at an event on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, the Taoiseach moved to reassure unionists who have been angered by his government's approach to Br... [Full Article...]

Canadian climber and friend reported to be dead

Canadian climber and friend reported to be dead Two men went missing during a climb at Mendenhall Ice Field near Juneau, Alaska. Both Johnson and Leclerc were extremely experienced climbers. John Irvine, Manager of Global Community Marketing at Arc'teryx (an outdoor equipment company that sponsors Leclerc), referred to Leclerc as a "prodigy". [Full Article...]

How white nationalists are trying to co-opt 'Black Panther'

How white nationalists are trying to co-opt 'Black Panther' The blockbuster has broken all sorts box office records, and is a significant moment in pop culture and film history. Entertainment Studios' action-thriller " The Hurricane Heist " opened softly with $3.2 million, and tied for eighth place with Paramount's third weekend of sci-fi horror movie " Annihilation ". [Full Article...]

Former Patriots corner Malcolm Butler to sign five-year deal with Titans

Former Patriots corner Malcolm Butler to sign five-year deal with Titans With two players now supposedly in tow and Avery Williamson going to the New York Jets , the Titans' free agency is in full swing. Hell half of New England thinks Belichick cost the Patriots the Super Bowl by benching Butler . In a conversation with Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald , Butler opened up about why he was benched for the Super Bowl. Last season in New England , Butler ac... [Full Article...]

Georgia's Former President Deported from Ukraine to Poland

Georgia's Former President Deported from Ukraine to Poland Poland's border guards said on the agency's website that Saakashvili was admitted to Polish territory Monday at the request of Ukrainian immigration authorities. Saakashvili resigned from the post in 2016, decrying what he described as high-level corruption in the government. Saakashvili called the charges absurd and politically motivated. [Full Article...]

Iran Invites Pakistan to Join Port Project Partially Funded by India

Iran Invites Pakistan to Join Port Project Partially Funded by India Zarif is scheduled to hold official talks with his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif later on Monday on key issues, focusing on anti-terror cooperation, border security and economic issues, official sources said. The first quadrilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey and Georgia will contribute to security and stability in the region, as well as to the development of... [Full Article...]

Shuhaib murder: Division Bench stays CBI probe

Shuhaib murder: Division Bench stays CBI probe The Single Bench judge justice Kemal Pasha ordered to transfer the case to the CBI based on the petition filed by Shuhaib's father C P Muhammad, and mother S P Raziya. Just last week, a single-judge bench of the HC had ruled that the CBI should investigate the case. The division bench headed by the chief justice has postponed the hearing to 23 March. [Full Article...]

HRW: Duterte's 'shoot women in vagina' remark violates int'l humanitarian law

HRW: Duterte's 'shoot women in vagina' remark violates int'l humanitarian law We won't kill you. "We will just shoot your vagina, '" he said. "If there is no vagina, it would be useless", Mr Duterte continued. "It is the duty of the government to ensure that women, as humans with rights and as part of the country's most vulnerable and marginalized, enjoy the protection of the State and not be at the forefront of inflicting violence against them", said CHR Spokesperson... [Full Article...]

EU's trade chief questions rationale of Trump steel measures

EU's trade chief questions rationale of Trump steel measures So far, only Mexico and Canada are thought to be exempt from the tariffs, which impose a 25 per cent levy on steel imports entering the country and 10 per cent on aluminium. "Their incentive to negotiate is to head us off from a major trade conflict". Trump has said that the import tariffs are necessary on national security grounds, but Malmstrom insisted this is a ruse and said that "we suspect... [Full Article...]

Chhattisgarh: 9 CRPF personnel killed in Sukma Naxal attack

Chhattisgarh: 9 CRPF personnel killed in Sukma Naxal attack Earlier in the day, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also expressed grief over the death of CRPF personnel while Congress president Rahul Gandhi termed the attack "tragic" and blamed "flawed policies" of the government for the incident. "It means, we had inputs but the ultras always look for a chance to target", the minister said. The rebels used heavy explosives to blow up the vehicle and had tr... [Full Article...]

Buhari in Damaturu, commits to rescue of Dapchi girls

Buhari in Damaturu, commits to rescue of Dapchi girls Earlier welcoming the president at the Government House, Damaturu , Governor Ibrahim Gaidam expressed his appreciation to the federal government for its efforts for the state. " There will be no rest till the last girl , whether from Chibok and Dapchi, is released". Buhari also said the government was partnering with the International Community and organizations including our neighbours to ... [Full Article...]

Canada Won't Be Pressured By The US In NAFTA Negotiations: Chrystia Freeland

Canada Won't Be Pressured By The US In NAFTA Negotiations: Chrystia Freeland When Trump announced the 10 percent tariffs on aluminum and 25 percent on steel, he said Canada and Mexico could be exempted permanently if the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is successful. "We'll always be at the table", Champagne said. Trudeau also expressed optimism about reaching a good North American free-trade agreement that will benefit Canada as well a... [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill '25' in fresh Plateau attack

Gunmen kill '25' in fresh Plateau attack The spokesperson of Plateau State Police Command, ASP Matthias Tyopev , confirmed the attack confirmed to The Punch on Tuesday, March 13. "As I speak with you, a deputy commissioner of police, DCP Taiwo Jebiyisu, in charge of Department of Operations is on his way to the scene". [Full Article...]

Japanese Nobel Winner Hospitalized In US, Wife Found Dead

Japanese Nobel Winner Hospitalized In US, Wife Found Dead Police found them early Tuesday morning about 200 miles (320 km) northeast of their home, on land belonging to the Orchard Hills Landfill operated by the company Advanced Disposal. His wife, Sumire Negishi, was also missing. Ei-ichi Negishi was receiving treatment at a hospital, police said. A post-mortem was pending on the body of Sumire Negishi but foul play was not suspected in her death, the... [Full Article...]

Pakistan vs Windies: Karachi to host three T20Is

Pakistan vs Windies: Karachi to host three T20Is West Indies to face Pakistan in Karachi series. "This is part of our agreement with the West Indies board", Sethi told reporters, adding PCB was unlikely to make any profit from the series. Pakistan Super League proved to be a starting point for this all, and is a statement that Pakistan can host matches and it will. PSL's final will also held in Karachi this time so it is a good initiative. [Full Article...]

Global Index: Bangladesh happier than India, Sri Lanka

Global Index: Bangladesh happier than India, Sri Lanka The United States came in 18 , four places lower than previous year. The Netherlands came in sixth place this year, followed by Canada , New Zealand, Sweden and Australia. Speaking on the report, Prof. Edited by John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey D. Sachs This publication may be reproduced using the following reference: Helliwell, J., Layard, R., & Sachs, J. [Full Article...]

White House hosts meeting of Israeli, Arab officials on aid for Gaza

White House hosts meeting of Israeli, Arab officials on aid for Gaza The attack on the Western-backed leader, who is spearheading the Authority's reconciliation efforts with Gaza's dominant group, Hamas, took place as the White House prepared to hold a meeting on the humanitarian situation in the enclave. This incident occurred against the backdrop of a fragile reconciliation efforts between Fatah, which controls the Palestinian authority and Hamas, the Agency ... [Full Article...]

SP is kingmaker, can not be taken for granted

SP is kingmaker, can not be taken for granted In Gorakhpur , the bastion of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , BJPs Upendra Dutt Shukla was leading by 1,666 votes over his nearest SP rival Praveen Nishad. The results in Bihar, if anything, were even more of a setback for the BJP than the outcome of the UP by-elections . In Bihar, too, Lalu Prasad's RJD protected its turf in the Araria Lok Sabha seat. [Full Article...]

Aid Workers Evacuate Critically Ill from Rebel Enclave in Syria

Aid Workers Evacuate Critically Ill from Rebel Enclave in Syria The TV showed several women carrying babies and welcoming the Syrian army , claiming the rebels were preventing civilians from leaving eastern Ghouta . "And so the humanitarian and human rights situation is becoming more desperate by the day", he said. He added that the USA is now proposing a new draft resolution, which would be limited to the situation in Eastern Ghouta. [Full Article...]


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