Ukrainian President Says 'Matter Of Honor' To Solve Former Russian Lawmaker's Slaying

Ukrainian President Says 'Matter Of Honor' To Solve Former Russian Lawmaker's Slaying

Voronenkov told Ukrainian media in February that he had repeatedly received threats from Russian security services. But the Kremlin expressed shock over the murder, dismissing Kiev's allegations as " absurd ". Kryshchenko said. He also said, "absolutely the beneficiary of the murder is Russian Federation". "Here is an obvious pattern of the Russian special services", Poroshenko said in the meeting, according to state news agencies. Read More

Rebels launch second Damascus attack

In Damascus , AFP quoted Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying: "There was a big blast at dawn, most likely due to a auto bomb attack by the rebels against a regime position between the districts of Jobar and Qaboun". Read More

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh clears floor test with 33 MLAs

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh clears floor test with 33 MLAs

BJP-led government in the state is enjoying support of four legislators each from National People's Party and Naga People's Front, one legislator each from Lok Janshakti Party, All India Trinamool Congress and Congress. Earlier, the Congress MP Ripun Bora said,"As per the information we got, BJP high-jacked 5-6 Cong MLAs and they were taken to Guwahati ". Yumnam Khemchand Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected as the Speaker of Manipur Assembly ahead of the floor test. Read More

'Piggy bank' turtle slips into coma after op to remove coins

'Piggy bank' turtle slips into coma after op to remove coins

Eventually, the money formed a mass that cracked Bank's shell. The turtle appeared to be doing well after the operation, but a checkup Saturday revealed problems with her intestines. Visitors tossed coins into her pond seeking to "make merit" or good luck. "Piggy Bank" suffered the intestinal injection due to complications from a 7-hour-long surgery in the beginning of March. Read More

United Kingdom to Probe Claims Laundered Russian Cash Passed Through Banks

United Kingdom to Probe Claims Laundered Russian Cash Passed Through Banks

The newspaper says banking records were obtained by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and Novaya Gazeta from sources who wish to remain anonymous. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said: "This scandal needs to be investigated in full by the National Crime Agency, and the Government must ensure they have all the resources and support needed". Read More

Lawmakers offer clashing opinions on Russian Federation question

Lawmakers offer clashing opinions on Russian Federation question

When pressed again on whether he believes there are people inside these intelligence communities leaking information, Nunes said he doesn't "think so anymore". The top Republican and Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday they did not have evidence to support the wiretapping accusation. Read More

One dead after planes collide in mid-air

One dead after planes collide in mid-air

According to tweets from the Longueuil Police Department, both planes had a single male pilot and confirmed the deceased pilot was a 21-year-old and the injured pilot is a 23-year-old. Two other people were taken to hospital and treated for nervous shock. Both planes were the same make and model of Cessna 152 aircraft, both owned by Cargair , a local flight school. Read More

Second independence referendum will happen, insists Angus Robertson

Ms Sturgeon will tell the SNP spring conference in Aberdeen that if the vote is passed next week, the demand for another independence ballot will become "the will of the democratically-elected Parliament of Scotland". At that point a fair, legal, agreed referendum - on a timescale that will allow the people of Scotland an informed choice - ceases to be just my proposal, or that of the SNP. Read More

Why All Eyes Are On The Dutch Election

Why All Eyes Are On The Dutch Election

The march of the Far-Right in Europe appears to have been halted in its tracks as Netherlands' main exit poll indicates Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom has been easily defeated. "The genie will not go back into the bottle". Amid the tussle between Rutte and Wilders, numerous 12.9 million eligible voters had been wavering between the 28 parties running. Read More

Reprieve! Venezuela still alive in WBC after loss to Mexico

Reprieve! Venezuela still alive in WBC after loss to Mexico

Mexico , Venezuela and Italy all finished 1-2 in Pool D play (which Puerto Rico won with a 3-0 record), necessitating a tiebreaker between two of those teams to determine who would advance to the second round. Israel beat the Netherlands , 4-2, in the first round in Seoul but saw a different team at Tokyo Dome. Although they defeated Venezuela 11-9 early Monday morning, Venezuela advanced because they allowed.01 less runs per defensive inning. Read More

Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to carry out drone strikes

Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to carry out drone strikes

Sources told the Wall Street Journal that the orders were given to the intelligence agency by Trump shortly after his meeting with intelligence officials at CIA headquarters on January 21, the day after he was inaugurated as President. The Obama administration put the military in charge of pulling the trigger to promote transparency and accountability. Strikes by missile-armed Predator and Reaper drones against oversea targets began under former President George W. Read More

Manohar Parrikar takes oath as CM of Goa

Manohar Parrikar takes oath as CM of Goa

Another senior leader, Sheila Dikshit, said Congress should shed its feudalistic image and its members should share the blame for the party's defeat in UP. He said he saw the letter of Goa Governor Mridula Sinha having appointed Manohar Parrikar as the Goa CM on 12 March, a day after the poll results, before "any floor test or anything happened", charging "So it is hard for us to stake claim if the governor is already acting in a partisan manner". Read More

MPs reject Article 50 Lords amendments

MPs reject Article 50 Lords amendments

But the final showdown is likely to be rather low-key event: in the House of Commons only a handful of Conservative MPs appear to be gearing up to oppose the Government or abstain in the vote on the bill, which means it should leave the lower chamber unamended. Read More

Chinese president to meet with Trump

While Trump had previously signaled he would not necessarily support a " One China " policy, he backed off that position in a recent phone call with Xi. The main topics of discussions are expected to include North Korea. Trump in February promised Jinping that the United States will uphold the "One China" policy, which establishes that Beijing is the only formal government of China and that the US will not have formal relations with Taiwan. Read More

Landslide of rubbish kills 46 at landfill site

Landslide of rubbish kills 46 at landfill site

Most of the dead are woman and children and more are expected to be found, according to The Washington Post . Almost 40 people have been rescued and receiving medical treatment. Bystanders said there were still people trapped under collapsed rubbish but police were preventing locals from getting close. Several makeshift homes and concrete builders were buried in the landslide. Read More

SEC Tournament 2017 bracket: Kentucky claims the SEC

SEC Tournament 2017 bracket: Kentucky claims the SEC

Calipari said he didn't see it, but will address it with Monk. Kentucky's Malik Monk , the SEC's freshman of the year, scored 13 of his 20 points in the first half on 4-of-8 shooting, and De'Aaron Fox did his work in the second half with 19 of his team-high 28 points. Read More

Pregnant Ciara Involved in Car Wreck in Los Angeles

Pregnant Ciara Involved in Car Wreck in Los Angeles

We're told Ciara was clutching her chest and shoulder, but walking around and talking on her phone. The singer, who is now in the third trimester of her pregnancy, was photographed outside her auto on the phone. The crash comes days after Ciara shared some topless pics from her new photo shoot for Harper's Bazaar . Ciara is due to give birth to Future Zahir's baby brother or sister soon. Read More

Kabul hospital: Explosion, gunfire reported in Afghan capital

Kabul hospital: Explosion, gunfire reported in Afghan capital

Early on Wednesday, an explosion and gunfire were reported near a military hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, close to the United States embassy. One security official said the attackers were disguised in white doctors' uniforms. Smoke billowed from the hospital roof during the attack. Last summer, seven students, three police officers and two security guards were killed in the attack on the American University of Afghanistan campus in the capital. Read More

At least four dead after train collides with charter bus

At least four dead after train collides with charter bus

He said the passengers who were killed were outside the bus. A train has collided with a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, causing an unknown number of deaths and injuries. He said this particular grade crossing on Main Street is concerning to investigators. "That's what we want to know". It was stuck on railroad tracks for about five minutes before the freight train hit it, sending frantic passengers in all directions, witnesses and authorities said. Read More

Top US general in summit over crowded Syrian battlefield

Manbij, which was taken by the YPG from ISIS previous year, is Turkey's next would-be target in northern Syria, and all the other countries have deployed in a way deliberately created to block Turkey from such an invasion. Then, right next door are USA -backed Kurdish and Arab coalition forces. "Our operations in Syria will continue, and our priority right now is to limit any adverse effects our departure from Turkey may have on the innocent men, women and children who depend on our ... Read More