Initially, the bodies of four children, one man and a woman were recovered and eight more bodies were found shortly afterwards near Agathonisi. "We can not and must not tolerate people, children, losing their lives in the Aegean", Greece's Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas said.
Moscow has said it is open to cooperation with London, but has refused Britain's demands to explain how Novichok , a nerve agent developed by the Soviet military, was used against the Skripals. "Russian Federation did neither, therefore we announced certain steps". Russian officials have increasingly begun suggesting the attack could have been staged by Britain itself.
A senior administration official said there was some feeling that the goodwill Trump extended toward Russia when he took over has not been reciprocated and that the Russians do not want to have good relations with the US. Russia is preparing a mirror reply to the latest broadening of the anti-Russian restrictions by the United States, says Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov.
The Russian Foreign Ministry also said in a statement that it is ordering the closure of the British Council, a Government organisation for cultural and scientific cooperation, and that it is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St Petersburg.
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. Her foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, said on Friday that he believed the poisoning was ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin . In a statement , it said: "Our priority today is looking after our staff in Russian Federation and assisting those that will return to the UK".
The announcement was made by Russian Federation on the eve of a presidential election which is expected to hand Vladimir Putin a fourth term in the Kremlin. A police auto is parked at the British Consulate General, in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russian Federation has demanded that Britain share samples collected by investigators.
DiRuzzo said Peterson believed the shooting was taking place outside the school and followed protocol for such an incident. Video released by the Broward County Sheriff's Office shows what happened outside Stoneman Douglas High School moments after a gunman opened fire, killing 17 people and wounding 15 others on Valentine's Day.
The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday, March 17, that "23 diplomatic personnel from the British Embassy in Moscow have been declared persona non grata" and have one week to leave.
In a further jolt, the Lok Insaf Party (LIP), AAP's ally in the state, announced to break its alliance with the party in the wake of Arvind Kejriwal's apology. In fact, these were the allegations on which AAP relied on to get closer to voters in Punjab in the last election campaign. Bains also called Kejriwal a "traitor", alleging that he "betrayed" Punjabis by tendering an apology.
Rick Scott's office said Friday that a planned release of 2017 tourism numbers would again be postponed because of the collapse Thursday of a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University in Miami. The company added - in an apparent reference to its engineer's conclusion that safety was not an issue - that "the evaluation was based on the best available information at that time".
Britain announced Wednesday it will expel 23 Russian diplomats - the biggest such expulsion since the Cold War - and break off high-level contacts with the Kremlin over the nerve-agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in an English town.
The by-election to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats came as a huge blow for the Yogi Adityanath-ruled BJP in the state. He added, "humein pata chala ki aisa bhi ho sakta hain (We know that this result is also a possibility)". The young leader claimed the situation was same in states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharasthra and Bihar, too, where people are not happy with the BJP government.
But in an interview with Current Time TV, Vil Mirzayanov, who emigrated to the United States in the 1990s, blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning, which has roiled relations between Moscow and London and led to tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats.
Mr de Mistura said that despite a six-day ceasefire holding in the city of Douma, violence has escalated elsewhere in eastern Ghouta and across many other parts of Syria "where there is no ceasefire to speak of". The UNHCR office in Syria's capital confirmed that there are three shelters in the Damascus area where people from Eastern Ghouta are arriving to - Dwier, Hejelleh and Adra.
It appears unlikely that the government that invited Aung San Suu Kyi to the country would then consent to her prosecution. On Friday, lawyers filed a private prosecution application against Suu Kyi in the Melbourne magistrates court, accusing her of crimes against humanity, The Guardian reported.
So far, North Korea has yet to comment publicly on what it hopes to gain from the talks. The North Korean minister was due to return home on Saturday, but prolonged his stay until Sunday, according to Swedish broadcaster SVT . "The ministry said talks "will focus on Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia", but also will also address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula".
Afghanistan will host high-level talks with Pakistan on Saturday to "chalk out a way forward" to improve strained bilateral ties and enhance cooperation to further a recent Afghan offer of peace talks to the Taliban. "More such attacks will be carried out", the statement said. In a surprise visit to Kabul on Tuesday, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said "elements" of the Taliban were open to peace talks with the Afghan government.
The Russian foreign ministry said that Britain "is warned that in case of further unfriendly actions against Russia, the Russian side reserves the right to take further retaliatory measures ". "It is Russian Federation that is in flagrant breach of global law and the Chemical Weapons Convention". U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said it was the first instance of nerve agents being used in Europe since World War II.
Mr. Avenatti responded late Friday that the president was engaging in "bullying tactics" aimed at moving the case "behind closed doors, outside of public view and scrutiny". Avenatti's interviews came amid Trump's sudden firing of Andrew McCabe, with Michael's allegations taking over some of the news coverage as Trump's attorneys filed a new court filing attempting to hit Stormy with $20 million in damages.
Glushkov was found dead at his south London home on Monday. Putin most likely behind spy poisoning - JohnsonAt this stage, there is nothing to suggest any link to the attempted murders in Salisbury, nor any evidence that he was poisoned, police say.