The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is however not expected to actually start talks with London until mid to late May, shortening Britain's time to get a good deal before it leaves the EU in March 2019. The country doesn't know what its future relationship with the bloc will look like - whether its businesses will freely be able to trade with the rest of Europe, its students can study overseas or its pensioners will be allowed to retire easily in other European Union states.
India is not participating in the conference on negotiations for a total ban on nuclear weapons that began here Monday. The United States, France and the United Kingdom are among the countries that will not take part in the negotiations. US President Donald Trump has tweeted the US must " greatly strengthen and expand " its nuclear capability until such weapons were outlawed. Drawing on experience from those campaigns, Fihn believes there is a "good chance" a treaty will be adopted, though ...
Here at the Annual NFL Meeting, owners hinted late Sunday evening that a vote will happen on Monday that will enable the Raiders to make the move. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the only team that voted against the move was the Miami Dolphins .
Grigory Okhotin, one of the founders of OVD Info, a human rights organisation that monitors detentions, said around 600 people had been detained in Moscow on Sunday. A defiant Navalny posted a selfie from court on Twitter: "The time will come when we will have them on trial (but honestly)", he wrote. In February Navalny was found guilty in a retrial of an embezzlement case that could mean he is not eligible to stand for president - though he insists he will not be forced out of the race.
Meanwhile the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, supported by the USA, are said to be closing in on Raqqa as well as the Tabqa dam. The London-based watchdog group said the USA ground forces came to help the SDF fighters to cut the road between Raqqa and the northern province of Aleppo, and to isolate Tabaqa from Raqqa city, and thus to tighten the noose on the IS militants in the two cities.
The Iranian move comes two days after the United States imposed sanctions on thirty foreign companies and individuals for allegedly violating export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria. The statement emphasized Iran's resolve to develop its peaceful missile power as part of the nation's "inalienable" right to enhance its deterrence and defense might in the face of threats.