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People As civilians flee Syrian enclave, United Nations assesses aid needs
Author: 0 As civilians flee Syrian enclave, United Nations assesses aid needs

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the number of Syrians leaving a rebel pocket in Syria's eastern Ghouta toward government lines on Thursday had climbed to at least 7,000. "The actual number of people who have exited Eastern Ghouta is not known, as is the destinations of all evacuees", deputy United Nations spokesman Farhan Aziz Haq said.

People Moon, Trump in Lockstep before Engagements with N. Korea
Author: 0 Moon, Trump in Lockstep before Engagements with N. Korea

Ri held talks late March 15 and early March 16 with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom, discussions which according to Swedish officials were to focus on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and a possible Trump-Kim summit . Chinese state councillor Yang Jiechi is also due to visit South Korea this month to discuss North Korea-related matters. If North Korea agrees to the talks, they would offer an opportunity for Pyongyang to break its silence on what Seoul says is Kim's ...

People Sweden pledges to support historic US-North Korea dialogue
Author: 0 Sweden pledges to support historic US-North Korea dialogue

Sweden's non-alignment policy allows it to mediate between states with strained diplomatic relations. "We shouldn't be naive and believe it is Sweden that solves these problems", Lofven added. Since Trump's surprise announcement last week that he was willing to meet Kim, speculation has mounted over what location might be chosen to host what would be the first-ever meeting between serving leaders of the two countries.

People Russian Federation summons United Kingdom ambassador amid spy tensions
Author: 0 Russian Federation summons United Kingdom ambassador amid spy tensions

The Foreign Ministry added that Moscow retained right to respond if the United Kingdom continued to take unfriendly steps against Russian Federation. Bristow told reporters afterwards that the crisis had arisen after "the attempted murder of two people using a chemical weapon developed in Russian Federation".

People Murder inquiry launches for Russian exile found dead in London
Author: 0 Murder inquiry launches for Russian exile found dead in London

Glushkov, who was friends with an oligarch that fell out with Vladimir Putin, was found dead by family and friends at his home in south west London on Monday. According to some media reports, as many 14 deaths in the United Kingdom have been linked to the Russian state or mafia allies even though police investigations and inquests did not find evidence of any crime.

People BJP Activist's Father Beheaded In Darbhanga Bihar Over Land Dispute
Author: 0 BJP Activist's Father Beheaded In Darbhanga Bihar Over Land Dispute

Darbhanga: In view of tension prevailing over the hacking a 65-year-old man for naming a square after Prime Minister Narendra Modi , a large number of policemen have been deployed in Bihar's Darbhanga. "On Thursday, local RJD supporters, who had been opposed to naming of the square after Modi, tried to remove the plaque bearing the name of the square .

People Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month
Author: 0 Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month

Kang Kyung-wha and the president's elder daughter struck up a friendship during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the White House told Newsweek , saying that '[t] he foreign minister asked for the meeting'. In a phone call with South Korean President Moon on Friday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed a wish for talks with North Korea following Pyongyang's planned summits with South Korea and the United States, South Korea's presidential spokesman, Kim Eui-kyeom said.

People Mark Arendz to be Canada's flagbearer at Paralympic closing ceremony
Author: 0 Mark Arendz to be Canada's flagbearer at Paralympic closing ceremony

Yuri Golub claimed first place in the biathlon Men's 12.5km, Visually Impaired. The silver medal is the first Paralympic medal for Adicoff, who made his Paralympic debut in 2014 in Sochi. The 24-year-old Narita, whose left leg was paralyzed below the knee in a training accident on a trampoline, led the field on his first run but improved in each of his two subsequent efforts for his first Paralympic gold.

People United Nations genocide adviser suggests evidence Myanmar tried to eliminate Rohingyas
Author: 0 United Nations genocide adviser suggests evidence Myanmar tried to eliminate Rohingyas

An estimated 700,000 Rohingya people from Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state have poured across the border into Bangladesh refugee camps since last August following a military crackdown. The global community has accused Myanmar's military of atrocities against the Rohingya that could amount to ethnic cleansing, but the government and military deny any organized human rights violations.

People UK plc readies plans for post-Brexit world
Author: 0 UK plc readies plans for post-Brexit world

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has suggested a London congestion charge-type system could solve the problem - but has also admitted in private that the border may need some physical infrastructure. British Prime Minister Theresa May will attend an European Union summit next Thursday and Friday, and is hoping for a deal that will reassure business that not much will change for about two years after Britain leaves the bloc as scheduled in March 2019.

People Valentino Rossi extends contract with Yamaha
Author: 0 Valentino Rossi extends contract with Yamaha

Inspired by popular graphics from the 1970's, the new Valentino Rossi helmet features linear shapes, color blocks that stand out on the shells, and the name of the rider. He repeated the 16 podiums score (which has been equaled but never surpassed) from 2003 in the 2005 and 2008 season, making him the only rider to score that many podiums in more than two seasons.

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Author: 0 "Overwhelmingly likely" Putin ordered nerve agent attack

Earlier, the Russian Investigative Committee said it was also opening a criminal case into Glushkov's death, describing it as "murder". The Kremlin's Peskov called the allegation that Putin was involved "a shocking and unforgivable breach of the diplomatic rules of decent behaviour", TASS news agency reported.

Author: 0 Johnson: 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack

The sanctions prompted a swift threat of retaliation from the Russian government, which said a response was already being prepared. Hailing Britain as the "pre-eminent" country in standing up to Russian aggression, Mr Johnson told the BBC: "What we have done in expelling 23 diplomats, probably undeclared agents , is far beyond what Vladimir Putin had bargained for".

People Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
Author: 0 Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry

They are now in critical condition in a local hospital . British officials have said their own scientists have identified the nerve agent used on the Skripals, and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, an independent agency, has agreed to review that finding.

People Widow of Orlando nightclub gunman who killed 49 goes on trial
Author: 0 Widow of Orlando nightclub gunman who killed 49 goes on trial

Salman has said publicly that she was "unaware of everything" and that her husband abused her. Defense attorneys say that the statements she made to law enforcement in the wake of the massacre are unreliable and that prosecutors are misinterpreting the texts that they claim show her talking about a cover story.

People Obama picks CMU over LSU in NCAA women's bracket
Author: 0 Obama picks CMU over LSU in NCAA women's bracket

He has the Florida Gators and FSU Seminoles losing in the second round of the men's tournament and the FSU women losing in the Sweet 16. But now, Obama has left the White House, meaning he is free of bracketorial politics. Obama has all four of the No. 1 seeds in the final four. And he has UConn winning it all, of course. He declined an invitation past year from ESPN to do so on-air, as Obama did during his presidency.

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