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World Media Moscow says United Kingdom defence minister worthy 'of Monty Python'
Author: 0 Moscow says United Kingdom defence minister worthy 'of Monty Python'

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph , Gavin Williamson says Moscow has been researching and photographing power stations, and could take action that would leave millions of Britons without electricity. "This is the real threat that I believe the country is facing at the moment", he said. The announcement about the Saxa Vord facility comes after Mr Williamson told The Daily Telegraph that Russian Federation was looking at electrical infrastructure "because they are saying, "these ...

World Media RIA: Russia says new US sanctions are destructive step, will retaliate
Author: 0 RIA: Russia says new US sanctions are destructive step, will retaliate

To recall, the report was prepared by American authorities as part of the act Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). On Friday, Treasury said it had added 21 people and nine companies to the sanctions list, including some that were involved in the delivery of Siemens gas turbines to Crimea.

World Media Netanyahu and Merkel discuss Iran Deal in Davos
Author: 0 Netanyahu and Merkel discuss Iran Deal in Davos

Netanyahu and Putin to sit down in Moscow next week to discuss Syria and Iran . Agenda topics are set to include the Iranian nuclear deal and Israel's opposition to allowing Iranian military forces to maintain a presence in Syria. The move also prompted condemnation around the world. Despite sharing his ideas, Netanyahu wants to wait and see what sort of peace proposals come out of the Trump administration.

World Media Canadian min. quits over sexual harassment allegations
Author: 0 Canadian min. quits over sexual harassment allegations

The news comes with 48 hours of the resignations of Patrick Brown, leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservative Party, and Jaimie Baillie, leader of Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservatives, amid similar allegations of misconduct. This is the same approach that was taken when I became leader of the Liberal Party. Brown denied the allegations but nevertheless stepped down as leader of the party.

World Media Trump considered firing Mueller, source says
Author: 0 Trump considered firing Mueller, source says

The President backed off only after White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn threatened to quit, according to two people familiar with the episode. The person told Reuters on Friday that Trump asked McGahn to raise what he said were Mueller's conflicts with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein because the president thought they were serious enough to remove Mueller.

World Media Toronto billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered, police say
Author: 0 Toronto billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered, police say

The CEO and president of Apotex , the pharmaceutical company founded by Barry Sherman , meanwhile resigned Friday to pursue other opportunities, according to a statement from Apotex. Police have until now released few details in the case, confirming only that they both died from ligature neck compression, or strangulation with material.

World Media Wall St Heads Decrease after Wilbur Ross Feedback on China
Author: 0 Wall St Heads Decrease after Wilbur Ross Feedback on China

Mnuchin declined to preview Trump's speech, but he said the president's message would be true to his America First rhetoric. Talk of global do's and don'ts as heads of government make the rounds at the World Economic Forum. "My sense is that the market is losing some momentum, and it should", said Chris Low of FTN Financial. His remarks were preceded by comments from another senior U.S.

World Media Man City dispatch Bristol to reach EFL Cup final
Author: 0 Man City dispatch Bristol to reach EFL Cup final

But a victory in south Wales will guarantee a fifth-round tie on the weekend of 17 February, a week before the Carabao Cup final. But we've made things a little easier by naming the clubs they played for. I spoke to my colleagues and they know Neil Warnock. We're playing in a certain way and a lot of teams would like to be able to play like us. But Kevin De Bruyne scored the victor with the final kick of the game the day after signing a new five-year deal with the club.

World Media Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank to Wednesday at St George's Chapel
Author: 0 Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank to Wednesday at St George's Chapel

He proposed when they were vacationing in Nicaragua . Despite their long-term relationship, she called the engagement "really surprising", and admitted there were tears involved. And the main culprits for this are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , who are expected to embark on a high-profile foreign tour as a married couple that same month, according to the Daily Mail .

World Media R-day functions pass off peacefully in JK
Author: 0 R-day functions pass off peacefully in JK

Amidst unprecedented security arrangements Republic Day functions were held in every district headquarter. Smartly turned out contingents of army, paramilitary forces, state police and school children participated in the parade. The law-enforcing agencies are carrying out random frisking and searches of vehicles entering the city. The area around the cricket stadium was sealed this morning for full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade.

World Media Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?
Author: 0 Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?

Suu Kyi's government said on Friday it did not want to discuss the details of the exchange between Suu Kyi and Richardson any further. He said he had informed the U.S. A decade later, he persuaded Sudan President Omar al-Bashir - who was accused of crimes against humanity in Darfur - to free an American journalist jailed in the country.

World Media Korea's inspection team starts three-day trip to South Korea
Author: 0 Korea's inspection team starts three-day trip to South Korea

It said military drills with "outside forces" as being unhelpful - an apparent reference to joint U.S. The two sides recently agreed during breakthrough talks to form a unified women's hockey team at PyeongChang 2018 in the South . Yun Yong-bok, a senior official from North Korea's sports ministry, visits a Holiday Inn Resort based in PyeongChang, 180 kilometers east of Seoul , on January 26, 2018, to inspect potential accommodations for its sports delegation to the upcoming Winter ...

World Media At Least 37 Dead After Fire In South Korean Hospital
Author: 0 At Least 37 Dead After Fire In South Korean Hospital

The hospital's operations were suspended after the fire. Sejong Hospital is a relatively small healthcare facility and the number of patients inside when the fire broke out totaled 177, according to the hospital director. In the message, Francis said he was praying for the dead and that the wounded heal. Surveillance camera footage inside the hospital, aired on local TV stations, showed nurses and doctors frantically running along hallways that were engulfed by dark smoke within minutes.

Author: 0 Leeds United owner breaks silence over new club crest

But in under 24 hours, the logo received ample criticism from fans - despite the club claiming it had undergone a rigorous design process that lasted six months and saw over 10,000 people affiliated with the club consulted. Kinnear continues, "Updating the crest is not a decision we have taken lightly, but we are proud to have a new crest that is authentic to Leeds United and honours the quality and loyalty of our fans".

World Media Czechs to Pick President as Vote Shows Split on Russia, EU Ties
Author: 0 Czechs to Pick President as Vote Shows Split on Russia, EU Ties

The election mirrors the divisions between more socially liberal and conservative camps that have featured in votes around Europe and in the United States. Zeman has already pledged to give Babis a second chance to form a cabinet regardless of the outcome of the presidential election. Billboards across the Czech Republic sought to appeal to voters with anti-migrant messages: "Stop immigrants and Drahos".

World Media Paris on high alert for flooding as Seine swells
Author: 0 Paris on high alert for flooding as Seine swells

The Louvre has started removing works from the basement level of its Islamic arts wing, and the Musee d'Orsay and Orangerie were also on flood alert . On Wednesday, January 24, according to Le Parisien. All boat traffic on the Seine in Paris and upstream has been stopped, keeping tourists off the capital's famed sightseeing boats.

World Media Trump's Threat To Pull Out Of NAFTA Hangs Over Montreal Negotiations
Author: 0 Trump's Threat To Pull Out Of NAFTA Hangs Over Montreal Negotiations

The source cited news media reports indicating that the United States wanted to stay in the negotiations and was prepared to accept changes to its demands. An auto-parts stakeholder says this round is key. As recently as last Thursday, Mr. Trump issued a tweet declaring " NAFTA is a bad joke!", making it hard for Canadian and Mexican negotiators to believe their US counterparts have their government's backing.

World Media Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

After blowing up a auto outside the charity's compound, the attackers used a rocket propelled grenade to storm the complex. Afghan Special Forces and Commandos were eventually able to end the day-long battle with insurgents who had launched a coordinated attack against the Save The Children organization in Jalalabad, in Nangarhar, on Wednesday morning.

World Media Spain to expel Venezuela's ambassador as 'persona non grata'
Author: 0 Spain to expel Venezuela's ambassador as 'persona non grata'

The pro-government national Constituent Assembly surprised Venezuelans this week by calling for an election to be held by the end of April. I am in favour of having them. Critics of the 55-year-old Maduro, who succeeded Hugo Chavez in 2013, say he has ruined a once prosperous oil economy, turned Venezuela into a dictatorship and skewed the election system to perpetuate power for his Socialist Party.

World Media African Davos delegates plan Trump speech boycott
Author: 0 African Davos delegates plan Trump speech boycott

Trump will travel to the gathering of global elites later this week. "Without the cooperation, without the positive approach of the United States, we will not make very much progress in finding solutions". Davis said his job has given him a firsthand look at the benefits of free trade and worldwide cooperation. Trump commented as he opened a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an economic summit in Davos , Switzerland.

World Media Protests against Padmaavat to continue, says Karni Sena chief
Author: 0 Protests against Padmaavat to continue, says Karni Sena chief

To be sure, any delay in the release of the film was not covered by New India's insurance policy. With the possible exception of Delhi, Padmaavat is unlikely to be released in most of the northern and western Indian states, ruled by prime minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party.

World Media Democrat Joe Kennedy to respond to Trump's union speech
Author: 0 Democrat Joe Kennedy to respond to Trump's union speech

Ted Kennedy, grandson of the late U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy, and son of former Congressman Joseph Kennedy. Elizabeth Guzman of Virginia will deliver the Spanish-language response to Trump's speech. Kennedy took office in 2013 and represents the 4th congressional district in MA when he replaced Barney Frank. Trump is set to deliver his first SOTU to Congress next Tuesday, and expected to roll out his immigration plan and a 1.7-trillion-dollar infrastructure package during his ...

World Media Russia Invites Lebanon to Discuss Syrian Crisis in Sochi Summit
Author: 0 Russia Invites Lebanon to Discuss Syrian Crisis in Sochi Summit

Besides the Assad government and the main elements of the Syrian opposition, Russian Federation has invited the other four permanent members of the UN Security Council - the US, China, France and Britain - as well as the governments of Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia to send delegates to the conference.

World Media Federal Bureau of Investigation agent shoots, kills man during raid on Texas home
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent shoots, kills man during raid on Texas home

Investigators say the kidnappers claimed to be part of a drug cartel and made ransom demands before they were captured. "It was like four pop, pop, pops". They are identified as Nicholas Cunningham , 42, and Jimmy Sanchez , 38. Police said Cunningham's wife is the niece of Valladares' brother. A third suspect, 35-year-old Sophia Heath, was arrested at the home.

World Media Melania Trump goes to Holocaust museum after skip Davos tour
Author: 0 Melania Trump goes to Holocaust museum after skip Davos tour

To start with woman Melania Trump's plane touched base in West Palm Beach, Florida, Thursday, that week she scratched off her arranged excursion with her better half to Davos, Switzerland, ultimately. Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford) is the former porn star who claimed to have had an affair with Donald Trump around the time Melania Trump gave birth to their son, Barron , 11.

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