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War of words with Kremlin over suspected spy poisoning

War of words with Kremlin over suspected spy poisoning

On Tuesday, Skripal and his daughter were in a critical condition in an intensive care ward at hospital while the Scotland Yard experts were trying to identify the substance the poisoners had used. by Moscow. He was also cited by the British paper as saying: "While it is too soon to attribute responsibility , it would be foolhardy if the authorities were not to explore the Russian Federation connection in relation to Mr Skripal's illness".


Russian athletes can be completely banned from global competitions, IAAF official warns

Russian athletes can be completely banned from global competitions, IAAF official warns

He said the taskforce had recommended that Russian Federation should not be reinstated, and the IAAF council had accepted. After an IAAF council meeting in which the possibility of expelling Russia from the federation for anti-doping problems was discussed, Coe was asked whether he wished, with hindsight, he had paid more attention at the time.


Congress MPs protest against PNB Scam near Gandhi statue

Congress MPs protest against PNB Scam near Gandhi statue

Opposition parties wanted the government to reveal the whereabouts of Nirav Modi , who, along with his associates, is accused of defrauding the state-owned PNB to the tune of around Rs 12,000 crore. Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the house after N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party staged a protest over Andhra Pradesh special category status.


Australia, East Timor sign deal on maritime border, gas field

Australia, East Timor sign deal on maritime border, gas field

But achieving East Timor's ambition of a border midway between the two countries would encourage Indonesia to renegotiate its own much longer maritime boundary with Australia agreed in 1971 under outdated worldwide law. I also congratulate the Governments of the Commonwealth of Australia and Timor-Leste for the ground-breaking recourse to this conciliation mechanism.


South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

During a TV interview on JTBC on Monday, An's secretary claimed that the governor raped her four times over the course of eight months from June of last year to February this year, and sexually harassed her on many occasions. "Here, when I'm told where to go, I have no choice but do what I'm told to, so I just did that", Kim said, fighting back tears. "I hope the movement can be an opportunity for us to make a fairer and more peaceful society".


Yet to decide on Third Front: Stalin

Yet to decide on Third Front: Stalin

Chandrashekhar Rao, who was the first leader to propound the idea of a third front and was well received by AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's support in this regard. Though it is part of the governments in Maharashtra and at the Centre, Sena has been critical of the BJP and its leadership. Soon after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan made obituary references, members from the Congress, TRS and other parties as well as from the TDP trooped into the Well raising various issues.