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G7 toughens Russian Federation stance but Iran deal in the balance

G7 toughens Russian Federation stance but Iran deal in the balance

The military sources who spoke with the newspaper added that Israel will suffer " catastrophic consequences " if it attacks the system. Following the downing of the F-16, Israeli aircraft targeted Syria's air defenses, destroying between one-third and one-half of them, according to Israeli military estimates.


G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russian Federation

G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russian Federation

Components of S-300 systems, including radar stations, transport vehicles, command posts and missile launchers, will be delivered to Syria by military transport aircraft or vessels of the Russian Navy. Israeli officials have expressed concerns that selling the S-300 system to Damascus could weaken Israel's regional air supremacy. "We will return to square one after eliminating this threat, which is exactly what we intend to do".


New sanctions against Russian Federation for chemical weapons attack in Syria still possible

New sanctions against Russian Federation for chemical weapons attack in Syria still possible

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Monday: "We are considering additional sanctions on Russian Federation and a decision will be made in the near future". The confusion was met with the typical sequence of eyerolls across Washington, where some surmised the public dissonance between Haley and the White House was just another symbol of the Trump presidency's inconsistency on policy, especially when it comes to Russian Federation.


Windrush generation to be granted citizenship papers

Windrush generation to be granted citizenship papers

Theresa May is also under pressure for implementing the "hostile environment" policy towards immigrants while running the Home Office. People who had arrived in the United Kingdom before 1973 were automatically granted indefinite leave to remain but the Home Office did not keep a record of those allowed to stay or any documentation confirming their status.


Southern China karaoke lounge fire kills 18

Southern China karaoke lounge fire kills 18

It said public security authorities are stepping up their investigation. Police had offered a reward of 200,000 yuan (US$32,000) to anyone able to provide clues or support leading to the apprehension of the suspect. China has a patchy safety record for building regulations. More than two dozen people were killed in two fires in Beijing's migrant neighbourhoods late past year.


Monkey Loses Federal Appeal In Animal Selfie Case

Monkey Loses Federal Appeal In Animal Selfie Case

According to wildlife photographer David Slater , Naruto picked up his camera and became fascinated with how his reflection changed in the lens upon pushing the big, shiny button. "This is the first time that an animal will receive direct financial benefit from a work he created", said PETA general counsel Jeff Kerr. PETA sued Slater when he sold some of the photos in 2015.