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Blow for BJP in by-polls

Blow for BJP in by-polls

Replying to a question on the formation of the third front he said: "The third front in U.P.is not a new phenomenon". Shah said his party is ready to take on a SP-BSP alliance if it happens in 2019. The SP candidates secured big margins in Gorakhpur and Phulpur, indicating that people went out of their way to ensure that the BJP lost, the editorial said.


Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter

Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter

A statement was also posted on the Foreign Ministry website which warned that Russian Federation "reserves the right" to respond "if there will be any further actions of an unfriendly character toward Russian Federation". May announced the sanctions against Russian Federation in the House of Commons after Moscow ignored a deadline to explain its links to the attack on the Skripals.


Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

The diplomatic standoff started with the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury, England on March 4. Moscow also chose to close the British Council in Russian Federation and to withdraw permission for Britain to open a general consulate in St Petersburg, the ministry said in a statement .



Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in tit-for-tat move

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador, Laurie Bristow, to a meeting on Saturday morning in central Moscow at its headquarters during which he was informed of the retaliatory measures. Britain's government said the move was expected, and that it doesn't change the British conviction that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of ex-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the British city of Salisbury.


Pakistani NSA in Kabul for fence-mending talks

Pakistani NSA in Kabul for fence-mending talks

In a WhatsApp message sent to journalists Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the bomber had targeted a convoy of "foreign troops". The visit of Pakistani delegation comes three weeks after President Ghani made a peace offer to the Taliban and talks with Pakistan during an worldwide conference in Kabul .


Jevon Carter leads West Virginia past Murray State

Jevon Carter leads West Virginia past Murray State

The Racers will be looking for similar success after topping the Belmont Bruins in the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney, 68-51. Having taken two teams to the Final Four - Cincinnati in 1992 and West Virginia in 2010 - Huggins knows this version of the Mountaineers (24-10) could make a run to San Antonio if it plays to its potential.