Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the Salisbury incident is "highly likely" to have been a state execution, and Russian president Vladimir Putin "is responsible" for the attack whether directly or through negligence. Mr Johnson said he will brief European Union foreign ministers on the case on Monday before meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg.
She is the only candidate who has openly criticised Putin . The Communist Party's Pavel Grudinin was a distant second with 11.2% of the vote, according to the exit poll conducted by the state-owned Russia Public Opinion Research Center.
Russia's ambassador to the United Kingdom warned the dispute was escalating "dangerously and out of proportion" and the country reserved the right to take "further retaliatory measures" if more sanctions are implemented. "This follows the action we have taken, alongside other measures, to dismantle the Russian espionage network operating in the United Kingdom as a outcome of the attempted assassination of two people here in Britain using a nerve agent".
North Korean officials are expected to meet with USA and South Korean representatives in Helsinki, Finland, for unofficial talks ahead of possible major summit meetings. The White House's decision to use intelligence, rather than diplomatic, channels in communicating with the North Koreans speaks to the influence of Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A.
The media office for the Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led and US -backed force that operates in the Kurdish autonomous region in the north, also said that at least 30 were wounded in Friday's attacks. The Turkish military denied on Saturday that it had struck a hospital in Afrin, where it has waged an offensive since January against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that controls the region.
Voting concludes at 8 p.m. (1800 GMT; 2 p.m. EDT) in Kaliningrad, the Baltic exclave that is Russia's westernmost region and initial results are expected shortly afterward. It came as polls were opening in the 2018 presidential election, which there is no real doubt that Vladimir Putin will win . His previous Kremlin term has been marked by a severe crackdown on the opposition, the annexation of Crimea, support for an insurgency in eastern Ukraine, an ongoing military intervention in Syria ...
Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to cast ballots in Sunday's election, which he is certain to win, saying the vote will shape the country's future. At least 111 million Russian citizens are expected to cast votes to choose the country's president for the next six years.
The Central Election Commission said that with 21% of all precincts counted, Putin was leading the race with 71.9% of the vote. The vote Sunday was tainted by widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but the complaints will likely do little to undermine Putin.
President Rodrigo Duterte speaks in front of graduating cadets of the Philippine Military Academy on March 18, 2018. "It's an EU-sponsored (treaty)", he added, as he criticised the court for going after "blacks". Opened in 2002, the ICC is the world's only permanent war crimes court and aims to prosecute the worst abuses when national courts are unable or unwilling.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after he drove a auto into a nightclub in the south of England, injuring several people. The Serious Collision Investigation Unit and detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are investigating the incident.
French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to announce measures against Russian Federation over the Skripal poisoning in near future. Meeting in Paris, Merkel said that Europe is looking for "the most appropriate response" to the attack that has been widely blamed on Moscow.
Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnicky on Saturday denied Moscow's accusation that the nerve toxin used against a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southern England came from the Czech Republic. Eight months after that attack, Britain finally expelled four Russian diplomats; but a full inquest, which concluded Putin was probably responsible for the killing, was not completed for nine years.
The single winning ticket with numbers 22-57-59-60-66 and Powerball 7, was sold in Pennsylvania. The exact location of where the winning ticket was sold has not been released as of yet. The biggest jackpot ever was $1.6 billion. The most recent Powerball jackpot drawing came on January 6 when a single ticket sold in New Hampshire earned its victor $559.7 million, which was accepted in the form of a $352 million lump sum payment.
They remain in critical condition. Zakharova's statement comes days after UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain may not participate "in the normal way" in the World Cup in Russian Federation if Moscow is proven to be behind Skripal's poisoning.
As relations between the two nations sank to a new post-Cold War low, almost two dozen Russian diplomats in London were packing their bags to leave Tuesday after an expulsion order from Britain. "We have never encountered this level of discussion on the global stage", Peskov told reporters. Russian Federation confirmed today it will expel British diplomats in turn.
Vladimir Chizhov, Moscow's ambassador to the European Union, said Russian Federation has no chemical weapons stockpiles and was not behind the poisoning. "And it's actually only eight miles from Salisbury". Earlier this week, she told Britain's parliament that either the Russian state was directly responsible for the poisoning or it had allowed a nerve agent to get into hands of others.
Chance of showers in east. Snow will thaw in most places except across highest ground where temperatures remain below freezing. The UK's meteorological service has issued an amber (be prepared) weather warning for snow in southwest England for Sunday and Monday, while yellow (be aware) warnings have also been issued for the rest of England, Wales and eastern Scotland.
He said India should send warnings to Pakistan, and our defense expenditure, "1.6% of the GDP", is "far too inadequate". "With regard to Pakistan, we must recognise that it is our neighbour". "That's not going to happen". He also said that the inherent difference between the two parties, BJP and PDP, "they have installed a government where the two wings of the administration are working against each other".
Yellow severe weather warnings remain in place for nearly the whole of England, large parts of Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland . Amber snow and ice warnings have been issued today in London and parts of the South East along with the East Midlands into North West England and Yorkshire.
Russian Federation had been expected to hit back at Britain, after Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that his country meant to expel British diplomats. "If further actions of an unfriendly nature are taken against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take other retaliatory measures", the ministry said.