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Team USA, which has won gold during the past two Paralympics, meets Canada in the championship. PyeongChang is 31-year-old Walker's fourth Paralympic Games, and the first in which he has won medals. In the seventh end, the Chinese team scored two points, taking a 5-4 lead into the eighth where Norway only added one to force an extra end. The gold comes eight years to the day since he won the same discipline at the 2010 Paralympics in Vancouver.
  • Turkey forces 'encircle' Kurdish-controlled centre of Afrin

    Turkey forces 'encircle' Kurdish-controlled centre of Afrin

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    Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman said the only road out of the area was in range of Turkish fire, and was therefore impassable, noting that 700,000 people are living in the encircled area. The move appears to have angered the Islamic State group that controls two areas adjacent to Qadam. Washington has not confirmed any such plan - and a small contingent of US forces is already in Manbij.
  • Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

    Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

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    Regarding the disparity between both countries' consular institutions, Russian Federation withdraws its consent to establish British Consulate General in Saint Petersburg", the announcement says. Russian Federation has denied any responsibility for the attack on Mr Skripal and his daughter. On Friday, police said they were treating the March 12 death of exiled businessman Nikolai Glushkov as murder after a post-mortem found he died from "compression to the neck".
  • Russian Federation calls British PM's allegations over poisoning 'insane'

    Russian Federation calls British PM's allegations over poisoning 'insane'

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    An 83-year-old Russian whistleblower who helped develop Novichok said in an interview published Friday that a few countries in the world have laboratories powerful enough to develop the nerve agent thanks to a formula he published in 2008. The cautionary remarks by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary general comes as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that Moscow would expel British diplomats in response to London's move to kick out 23 Russian officials.
  • Shriya Saran marries her Russian boyfriend in a secret wedding

    Shriya Saran marries her Russian boyfriend in a secret wedding

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    All this while, for those years or time she has been dating Andrei, she was tight-lipped about it. Shriya completely kept away the media glare from her wedding and therefore, not even one picture surfaced on the internet. It's just recently only that when their wedding news came, everyone got to know that she was seeing someone. He has bagged a degree from Stockholm School of Economics.
  • N. Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders

    N. Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders

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    Mr Im added that Mr Moon may meet Mr Trump after the inter-Korean summit, but before Mr Trump's planned summit with Mr Kim in May. It provides consular services for the United States in North Korea . "If we can use our contacts in the best way, we will do so", Wallstrom said, noting the situation on the Korean peninsula was "of interest to us all".
  • Presidential vote opens for Egyptians overseas

    Presidential vote opens for Egyptians overseas

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    ROME- Egyptian citizens living overseas on Friday are scheduled to vote in presidential elections, Mena news agency reported Thursday. In this photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, attends a conference commemorating the country's martyrs, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, March 15, 2018.
  • Russian Federation promises to expel British diplomats from Moscow 'very

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    British ambassador Laurie Bristow was called for a meeting with the Russian Foreign Ministry early on Saturday morning. Relations between the two countries have crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack on Sergei Skripal , a former Russian spy for the West, and his daughter Yulia in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4.
  • 11 of lynch mob guilty

    11 of lynch mob guilty

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    The sentencing will be announced on March 20. It may be mentioned that Alimuddin alias Asgar Ansari was beaten to death by a mob in Ramgarh. The 12th accused was initially being treated as a juvenile, Indian Express reported , but the prosecution had asked that he be treated as an adult as he was above 16 years of age.
  • Time Was Right for Change of Secretary of State

    Time Was Right for Change of Secretary of State

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    The President in a statement also urged Pompeo's "swift confirmation" and said his experience in United States military, Congress, and the Central Intelligence Agency have prepared him well for his new role. Tillerson's 13-month tenure at the State Department was punctuated by bouts of tension with Trump and falling morale at the agency. The former Exxon Mobil CEO was among the advisers who reportedly tried unsuccessfully to stop the president from ordering steep tariffs on imported ...
  • Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats in response

    Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats in response

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    President Vladimir Putin has launched a televised appeal for Russians to vote in the upcoming presidential elections, warning those that fail to vote that the decision will be made without taking their opinion into account. They said the first use of a nerve agent on European soil since World War II represented "an assault on United Kingdom sovereignty" and "a breach of worldwide law" which "threatens the security of us all".
  • Trump Signs Travel Act Encouraging US, Taiwan Officials' Visits - White House

    Trump Signs Travel Act Encouraging US, Taiwan Officials' Visits - White House

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    The Taiwan Travel Act allows US diplomats from all levels to meet with their Taiwanese counterparts and allows Taiwan's diplomats "respectful conditions" when they come to the states. The US president is also reportedly considering a new package of tariffs on imports to the United States as early as next week, this time targeting more than 100 Chinese products worth up to $60 billion (€48.5 billion).
  • Neymar BLASTED for Tasteless Tweet About the Late Stephen Hawking (TWEET)

    Neymar BLASTED for Tasteless Tweet About the Late Stephen Hawking (TWEET)

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    Though, the message must have been posted with good intentions, it came at a wrong time , while it suggests something else on the day many chose to remember the extraordinary scientist for his legacy and achievements. Like Hawking, Graham was on a quest to explain the origins of the universe, a search that pointed to a loving creator who made humankind in his own image and sent his son to redeem us from a broken world.
  • Seoul aims for more talks about talks with N.Korea this month

    Seoul aims for more talks about talks with N.Korea this month

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    Mr. Abe made the comment in a call Friday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to the South Korean side's account. The visit marks another rare diplomatic move amid the series of developments concerning the isolated regime, namely the White House's announcement that US President Donald Trump accepted North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's offer to meet and talk.
  • Xi reappointed as China's president with no term limits

    Xi reappointed as China's president with no term limits

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    The ceremonial National People's Congress voted unanimously on Saturday in favor of Xi serving a second five-year term. Wang, who has held several key posts in the ruling Communist Party of China and the government, will support the president, as Xi is believed to be eager to dominate the country's politics for the next decade and beyond.
  • Russian Federation summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute

    Russian Federation summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute

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    The British consulate in St. Petersburg was also ordered to close and the British Council must stop its work in Russia , the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a website statement Saturday. When asked by Sky News whether Russia had destroyed all its chemical weapons in line with the internationally recognised Chemical Weapons Convention, Russian diplomat, Alexander Shulgin said: "Absolutely".