Rubio said support is broad within the Senate to push back against the White House if it eased sanctions before Russian Federation pulls out of Ukraine, potentially enough to overcome any Trump veto. After Obama announced sanctions in December, McCain and Graham said they were supportive, but didn't think they went far enough. "Congress must have oversight of any decision that would impact our ability to hold Russian Federation accountable for its flagrant violation of global law and attack ...
He spoke out after Sturgeon hit out at Corbyn for not doing more to stop a Brexit bill from being voted through. The bill, which gives the government the authority to activate Article 50, starting the formal process of leaving the European Union, was approved by 494 votes to 122 in the Commons, keeping the government's March timetable to trigger Brexit talks on track.
The aid convoy of the Red Cross, carrying livestock to a community south of the town of Sheberghan, was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday in the Jowzjan province. "We're in shock", said president of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, in a statement. "We want to collect ourselves as a team and support each other in processing this incomprehensible act and finding our two unaccounted for colleagues", she said.
Turkish and Syrian forces have so far avoided direct conflict, despite hostile rhetoric between Erdogan and Syrian President Bashar Assad. It came as the new Central Intelligence Agency chief, Mike Pompeo, was in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on issues including Syria , on his first foreign visit since the inauguration of United States president Donald Trump.
PM Modi's reply to Manmohan Singh's critique of demonetization was neither befitting nor appropriate to say the least. Mr Modi said, today everyone should join hands to develop India and take the country to newer heights. "It was a matter of happiness when voices were raised asking me how much money I got back", Modi said. "There is a horizontal divide -on one side are the people and government and on the other side are a group of political leaders".
The Scottish government has urged MSPs to back a motion in the Scottish Parliament stating that the bill should not proceed. The UK Government has made pledges to "strengthen the union" by including the devolved administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in Brexit negotiations and decisions.