Russian Federation promises swift response to United States sanctions as rouble, shares slide
16 April, 2018, 18:33 | Author: Wade Massey
Asked about US-Russia relations, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said ties were "very strained" but that the United States still hoped for a better relationship.
The U.S., United Kingdom and France said they launched airstrikes against Syrian chemical sites after obtaining evidence that a chemical weapon was used by President Bashar Assad's government.
"You are not only placing yourselves above global law, but you are trying to re-write worldwide law", Nebenzia said after the vote.
Russia and Iran called the use of force by the USA and its French and British allies a "military crime" and 'act of aggression.' The UN Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the aggression by the three Western allies.
President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase "Mission Accomplished" to describe a US -led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing USA troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russian Federation for enabling the government of Bashar Assad.
Addressing told the council, Haley said the United States was confident that the military strikes had crippled Syria's chemical weapons program. This was playing with fire after Russia - Syria's strongest ally - had warned that a missile attack would be met with force by Moscow, raising fears of a straight fight between the U.S. and Russia.
French president Emmanuel Macron claimed on Sunday that his country convinced Donald Trump to keep an American presence in Syria.
Russian Federation bans use of messaging app Telegram
The media regulator sought to block the app because the firm had refused to hand over encryption keys used to scramble messages. The messaging service offers end-to-end encryption , meaning that Telegram itself has no access to the content of messages.
Sony India extends its Headphone and Speaker line-up for 2018
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The Sunday Times also said that British spy officials had been preparing for Russia-backed hackers to release embarrassing information on politicians and other high-profile people since the attack on the Skripals.
A Kremlin statement said Putin and Rouhani agreed that the Western strikes had damaged the chances of achieving a political resolution in the multi-sided, seven-year conflict that has killed at least half a million people.
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, director of the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, said the allied airstrikes "took out the heart" of Assad's chemical weapons arsenal.
Speaking to the BBC, Britain's Foreign Secretary (Minister) Boris Johnson said that Western powers had no plans for further missile strikes, though they would assess their options if Damascus used chemical weapons again.
The night time assault on Syria was carefully limited to minimise civilian casualties and avoid direct conflict with Russian Federation, but confusion arose over the extent to which Washington warned Moscow in advance. The U.S. says it suspects that sarin gas also was used. The Syrian leadership has denied any involvement in the attack, and invited the experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to investigate into the reports.
Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group that has hundreds of fighters backing Assad's forces, said the airstrikes failed to "terrorize or break the spirits" of Syria and its allies.
But Weibo's crackdown backfired after tens of thousands of users protested against the LGBT ban under the hashtag "I am gay". He wrote,"If I don't say anything today, there probably won't be any chance to do so in the future".
A preliminary probe revealed that the fire began in a toilet in the far left corner of the plot, where over 47 families live. Syed Hussain, 35, said they had just enough time to wake up their children and family members.
Wresting back the opposition stronghold on the doorstep of Damascus had been a priority for the resurgent regime. British Tornado and Typhoon warplanes and French Rafale jets also took part in the strikes.
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After a series of rain delays over the weekend, the New York Yankees are no doubt itching to get back on the diamond. Before becoming an owner last August, Jeter was living full-time in Tampa, the spring home of the Yankees.
There were media reports that Tuesday's NA special session to elect the PM would not be convened in the parliament building. Young people in small groups have been blockading transport routes in the streets; garbage bins are used as barricades.
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A normal south-west monsoon bodes well for the Indian economy and is likely to boost rural demand and alleviate farm distress. Monsoon is considered as "normal" if the average rainfall is between 96-104 per cent of the LPA.
Bank of America discloses record profit
Lourd Capital Llc's stake in Bank Amer Corp ( BAC ) is rose by 102.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The financial services provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.03.
Google Launches New Gmail Design Soon
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Rossi 'the person to beat' for IndyCar title - Power
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All accused in 2007 Makkah Masjid blast acquitted
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7 inmates killed, 17 others injured in SC prison brawl
They say the incident began around 7:15 pm Sunday and involved multiple inmate-on-inmate altercations in three housing units. SC state police have been called to an "ongoing situation" at one of the state's most risky prisons.