Daily Archive: Sunday, March 18, 2018

Russian Election 2018: Nearly 109 Million Russians Vote Presidential Election Across 11 Time Zones
Russians began voting Sunday in in the 2018 presidential election with opinions polls projecting President Vladimir Putin to win by a wide margin.

Nearly 109 million Russians registered voters are eligible to cast their ballot in close to 97,000 polling stations across the 85 regions and republics of the Russian Federation. An estimated 2 million Russian citizens around the …

Porn Star’s Lawyer Accuses Donald Trump Of Bullying And Hiding Truth From Public
“How can President Donald Trump seek $20 million in damages against my client based on an agreement that he and Mr. Cohen claim Mr. Trump never was a party to and knew nothing about?”

President Donald Trump’s attorney has threatened to sue the porn star for at least $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement talking about her affair with the president just days before the 2016 presidential election. …

Russia: Nerve Agent In Salisbury Attack Came From British Research Laboratory
Russia's ambassador to the European Union has claimed a nerve agent that poisoned a former Russian spy and his daughter in England could have come from a British lab.

On Sunday, Vladimir Chizhov told the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme that Russia had nothing to do with the poisoning in Salisbury of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, noting that Moscow did “not stockpile the …

72% of Palestinians in Gaza Food-Insecure Amid Israeli Imposed Siege
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that the longstanding Israeli siege on Gaza Strip has led to deteriorated living conditions of approximately two million Palestinians in the blockaded coastal enclave.

OCHA stated, in a report on Friday, that 72% of Palestinians in Gaza lack food security, while 40% of the residents are living below poverty line. The report added that the unemployment rate has exceeded …

Turkey slams EU Parliament for backing Kurdish militants
Turkey has strongly criticized the European Parliament's friendly attitude towards the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) group, including its call to halt the ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, holding the militant group’s exhibition in Brussels and hosting the group’s wanted militants.

PKK is blacklisted as terrorist group by Turkey, the European Union, and the US. Coming to the forefront with its anti-Turkey attitude, the European Parliament members usually make statements and attempts against Ankara, ignoring the …