On Wednesday, May called the attack a " barbaric act " and announced retaliatory measures including: the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats she called "undeclared intelligence officers"; uninviting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to visit the United Kingdom; freezing certain Russian government assets in the United Kingdom; and suspending "high-level" diplomatic contacts.
The British Embassy in Moscow told CNN it had been given a list of 23 specific individuals that were to be expelled from Russian Federation. The crisis has unravelled in the thick of Russia's presidential campaign, with Putin expected to win a fourth Kremlin term on Sunday.
The tit-for-tat measures are a response to Britain's decision... Escalating a crisis in relations, Russian Federation said it was also shutting down the activities of the British Council, which fosters cultural links between the two countries, and Britain's consulate-general in St Petersburg.
The nationality of the victims was not immediately known. "Today's tragic incident is the first shipwreck in the Aegean of 2018, but some 500 refugees and migrants lost their lives or went missing in the Greek Aegean Sea over the past two years", it said.
The Japanese decision followed a wave of escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula after a number of North Korean missile and nuclear tests carried out in violation of UN Security Council's resolutions. It provides consular services for the United States in North Korea . Its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang, which opened in 1975, was the first Western embassy established in the isolationist country.
Despite the scores of administration officials who have been ousted, escorted out or simply left, Trump is still managing to make an indelible mark on the federal government, installing scores of conservative judges to lifetime appointments, gutting hard-won regulations and slashing vital social safety net programs.
Soon after Johnson's comments were reported, the Kremlin said accusations that President Putin was involved in the nerve agent attack were shocking, TASS news agency reported. On Thursday the British government secured the backing of the leaders of the United States, France and Germany. Moscow has mostly shrugged off the measures announced by May, ridiculing the prospect of the termination of high-profile visits.
Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigned on Saturday after being accused of involvement in a credit card scandal. "The clash makes a big dent to the reputation of our country as a business friendly and well-managed economy", said a former governor of the Bank of Mauritius and now an independent political analyst, Dan Maraye.
Imphal will become the second city in the North-East to host this prestigious event. The prime minster said now seven out of eight states were connected by rail network and projects were underway to connect the remaining state capitals, including Imphal , to broad gauge network.
The announcement followed Britain's order this week for 23 Russian diplomats to leave the United Kingdom because Russia was not cooperating in the case of the Skripals, who were found March 4 poisoned by a nerve agent that British officials say was developed in Russia.
Britain's foreign ministry said it had anticipated Russia's response and its priority now looking after its staff in Russian Federation and assisting those that will return home. The response follows the expulsion of 23 Russian ambassadors earlier this week after the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.
Other media outlets report that potential changes in the near future include the departures of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. It's a question that has the whole White House on edge. But Trump also made news, saying he would accept Varadkar's invitation to visit Ireland - including tour of the border with Northern Ireland.
Then Tuesday night into Wednesday, the secondary low appears to take over as it deepens and slows down near or just off the coast. We'll be well ABOVE that seasonal standard again today - despite the early day clouds and rain showers. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 46. North northwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Some strong storms are possible Sunday night into Monday , and Monday will be another warm day with a high in the mid to upper 70s.
Such a move could wind up harming USA interests more than continued stalemate. "The talks with North Korea are extended". "What does North Korea mean by the suggestion that it will consider denuclearization as a condition for these talks?" she added.
Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday in a statement. "Many refugees are victims of horrific trauma - psychological and physical - cast out of their homes and country in a clear example of ethnic cleansing". Responding to pleas that education and health facilities be extended to all Rohingya refugees who are in camps in India , the government said that there have been no reports alleging to the contrary.
In talks that started Thursday and are expected to continue on Friday, the North Korean and Swedish delegations will discuss several topics, including the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, a spokesperson for the Swedish Foreign Ministry said.
The council members reiterated their full support for the mandate of de Mistura, the special envoy, to establish "without delay" a constitutional committee, which is to be tasked to write a new constitution for Syria, and called on all parties to work with him, said the ambassador.
Russia's Foreign Ministry ordered the expulsion of 23 British diplomats from Russia on Saturday in a tit-for-tat response to Britain's decision to expel Russian envoys in connection with the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter on British soil.
Russian Federation on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Russian Federation has consistently denied any culpability, accusing Britain of refusing to hand over samples of the poison used. "We have no dispute with the Russian people, and a very large part of the work of my embassy here in Russia has been, is, to promote those links, those ...
The president also noted that he owns property in the state - a home in Beverly Hills and a golf club in Rancho Palos Verdes - and predicted that people would start to move out of California because of taxes that are "way, way out of whack".