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Australia PM meets Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns

Australia PM meets Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak told the summit on Saturday that refugee crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh was no longer exclusively a domestic issue for Myanmar, as fleeing Rohingya could be prime targets for terrorist radicalization. Mr Turnbull was pressed about the controversy at a press conference at the conclusion of the summit. Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi is "not feeling well"... [Full Article...]

Putin wins landslide victory in Russia's presidential election

Putin wins landslide victory in Russia's presidential election Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt. "Any reference or mention of our president in this connection is nothing but a shocking and unforgivable violation of the diplomatic rules of propriety". [Full Article...]

Police probe cause of another explosion in Austin, Texas, that injured two

Police probe cause of another explosion in Austin, Texas, that injured two The first incident involves two officers tasing a man while they were investigating a shooting. Manley explained initially police thought it was an isolated incident that was connected to a raid they made in the neighborhood earlier that week. [Full Article...]

Federal Greens concede loss in Batman

Federal Greens concede loss in Batman Malcolm Turnbull's cynical decision to sit the Batman contest out - hoping for a Greens victory - stood in stark contrast to Bill Shorten's discipline in sticking to the message Labor intends to prosecute all the way to the next federal election. [Full Article...]

CM Kejriwal meets Punjab MLAs

CM Kejriwal meets Punjab MLAs Sidhu said the Punjab government can not ignore STF report which pointed out the alleged role of Majithia in the drug trade. "The STF has clearly stated that there is substantial evidence of the role of Bikram Singh Majithia which needs to be probed. [Full Article...]

TDP, YSR Congress to push for no-confidence motion today

TDP, YSR Congress to push for no-confidence motion today Reports say that TDP may move the motion and YSR Congress would back it. The Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) have also pledged their support to the motion. The Opposition party in Andhra Pradesh has been protesting in the Parliament over the issue of granting "Special Category Status" to the state. The current strength of the Lok Sabha is 539 and the ruling BJP has 274 me... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin reelected as Russia's president

Vladimir Putin reelected as Russia's president Most people who spoke to AFP said they voted for Putin, praising him for restoring stability and national pride after the humiliating collapse of the Soviet Union. He and the Central Election Commission may have gone through some of the motions of a democratic election - campaign speeches, letting opponents' names appear on the ballot, urging Russians to go to the polls - but, much like previous e... [Full Article...]

Putin Furious After Britain Says He Ordered Attack

Putin Furious After Britain Says He Ordered Attack Russian Federation has come under growing pressure from Britain and its allies, after Prime Minister Theresa May said it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the attack. "However the onus remains on the Russian state to account for their actions and to comply with their global obligations", the spokesman said". Earlier in the week, Mr Bristow met with Russian deputy foreign ... [Full Article...]

Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute'

Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute' Asked on Friday whether Moscow would expel United Kingdom diplomats, his foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said: "Of course we will". "The message is clear: We will find you, we will catch you, we will kill you - and though we will deny it with lip-curling scorn, the world will know beyond doubt that Russian Federation did it". [Full Article...]

Putin on track for win as polls open

Putin on track for win as polls open President Vladimir V. Putin of Russian Federation responded on Saturday, expelling 23 British agents and closing the British Council, a cultural center, in Moscow . UK Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs that personnel from the Defence Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centre at Porton Down in Wiltshire had identified the substance used on them as being part of a group of military-... [Full Article...]

North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha was the only foreign ministry official included in the committee. North Korea and the USA are considered unlikely. On March 5-6, South Korea's high-ranking delegation visited North Korea, where it held a meeting with the country's leader Kim Jong-un. [Full Article...]

Putin wins Russia's presidential election

Putin wins Russia's presidential election A doctor at a hospital in the Ural mountains city told the AP that 2 p.m. was the deadline for health officials to report to their superiors that they had voted. The election took place on the fourth anniversary of Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, which led to an array of U.S. and European sanctions. That insulted the Ukrainian government, which refused to let ordinary Russians vote, drawing ... [Full Article...]

Putin ordered to shoot down passenger plane over terror threat

Putin ordered to shoot down passenger plane over terror threat Eight contenders are running for Russia's presidency, including incumbent Putin , Sobchak, LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky , businessman Pavel Grudinin, Yabloko party co-founder Grigory Yavlinsky, leader of the Party of Growth and business ombudsman Boris Titov, head of the Russian People's Union party Sergey Baburin and leader of the Communists of Russia Maxim Suraikin. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation elections: Vladimir Putin poised for new 6-year term

Russian Federation elections: Vladimir Putin poised for new 6-year term Close to 109 people were registered to cast ballots at 100,000 voting stations across the 85 regions and republics of the Russian Federation. Election authorities said turnout nationwide Sunday was about 52 percent at 5 p.m. Other examples from observers and social media included ballot boxes being stuffed with extra ballots in multiple regions; an election official assaulting an observer; CCT... [Full Article...]

Skripal Case: Johnson Says UK May Target 'Corrupt' Putin Allies

Skripal Case: Johnson Says UK May Target 'Corrupt' Putin Allies Opinion polls show Putin, 65, with a commanding election lead, all but guaranteeing him another term that will take him to almost a quarter century in power - a longevity among Kremlin leaders second only to Josef Stalin. "And now is not the time to bear personal grudges against me instead of the government". The sanctions are the first use of the new powers that Congress passed past year to pun... [Full Article...]

Modi govt messed up the economy, mismanaged Jammu and Kashmir: Congress

Modi govt messed up the economy, mismanaged Jammu and Kashmir: Congress The Modi government, he said, possibly feels that these issues will get sorted out on their own. "We should warn Pakistan that their actions are detrimental to peace and prosperity", Singh added. "The ill-thought and the ill-considered legislation with regard to demonetisation and hastily put forward legislation for GST have destroyed many jobs". [Full Article...]

ESPN's Six Nations review: Player of the weekend, flop and more

ESPN's Six Nations review: Player of the weekend, flop and more And Jones rapped: "Some players will struggle to participate in the future". We have to get a greater depth to our squad that can play test rugby. "It always is in these moments because you are willing it so much and that the players deliver what they are capable of". [Full Article...]

Russia's Vladimir Putin wins election to rule fourth term by big margin

Russia's Vladimir Putin wins election to rule fourth term by big margin The voters were taking pictures of the pocket calendars or leaflets that poll workers distributed, seemingly as proof of voting, he said. He spoke on condition that his last name not be used out of concern that his employer - the Moscow city government - would find out. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning row

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning row Petersburg. After the first known offensive use of such a weapon on European soil since World War Two, Britain has pinned the blame on Moscow and given 23 Russians who it said were spies working under diplomatic cover at the London embassy a week to leave. [Full Article...]

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats in Spy-Poisoning Response

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats in Spy-Poisoning Response The 88-year-old retired mason meant that as a compliment to Vladimir Putin , the man who has ruled Russian Federation since the turn of the century, and who was expected to easily secure another six years in office in Sunday's drama-free vote. [Full Article...]


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