Nerve Agents

Catching Criminals Post-Brexit Will Be Harder, U.K. Police Says

U.K. police plan to revert to older and more bureaucratic methods to trace international criminals if Brexit results in the loss of access to …

Public Policy

News Daily: May's Brexit challenge and rail chaos blame

<b>If you want to get this briefing by email,</b> sign-up here<p>Brexit: May tells EU leaders to look at 'serious' plans<p>With just over six months to go until Brexit is scheduled to happen, Theresa May has urged EU leaders to get on with reaching a deal. At a dinner in Salzburg, Austria, the prime minister …

Antonio Guterres

Wada appears to have complied with Russia – wasn’t it meant to be the other way round? | Marina Hyde

Has a performance ever felt less enhanced than that of the World Anti‑Doping Agency? The body notionally responsible for keeping sport clean is on the brink of lifting Russia’s doping ban, about 10 minutes after that country’s state agents were discovered to have spent much of the Sochi Winter …

Wada

Russian officials keep hanging out at U.S. jails. What do they want?

Frequent jailhouse visits by Russian diplomats to two Russian nationals detained in the United States are raising questions about whether the Kremlin …

Alameda County

Milind Soman and wife Ankita’s ‘wrecking ball’ performance is outright funny. Watch video | bollywood

Milind Soman and wife Ankita is one the cutest couple in town and this video of them dancing with a disco ball is super hilarious. While Milind is …

Entertainment (India)

US launches first biodefence strategy in wake of new infectious disease threats

The Trump administration has published a new biodefence policy to protect against bio-chemical weapons as well as outbreaks of infectious disease after a string of warnings that the United States was vulnerable to large-scale biological attacks.<p>The policy puts all aspects of US biodefence under one …

The White House

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, September 20

<b>Review into railways after timetable shambles</b><p>A major review of Britain's railways has been launched as an investigation into May’s timetable chaos …

UK News

Russian model 'who was victim of Salisbury poisoning scare' claims Putin's henchmen tried to kill her

A Russian model who claims she was one of two people who fell ill at a Salisbury restaurant says she was targeted by assassins sent by Vladimir Putin.<p>Anna Shapiro, 30, reportedly became violently ill at a Prezzo restuarant in the city on Sunday night, sparking fears of another nerve agent attack …

Vladimir Putin

Tragedy? Farce? Confusion? The Method Behind That Russian Poisoning Interview

MOSCOW — The reviews were not kind when two Russians accused of slipping into England and poisoning a turncoat spy appeared on TV to profess their innocence. They were, the men said, just a couple of sports nutritionists taking a weekend jaunt to a cathedral town.<p>“One of the biggest information …

World News

Russia summons Swiss ambassador over spying claim

Yves Rossier, Switzerland’s ambassador to Moscow, has been summoned by the Russian foreign ministry for an explanation over “unfounded accusations” …

Spying

Exclusive: Russian oil firm seeks dollar alternative amid U.S. sanctions threat - traders

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russian oil producer Surgutneftegaz<p>By Gleb Gorodyankin and Olga Yagova<p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian oil producer …

Oil

BREAKING Salisbury Novichok scare NOT being treated as suspicious after couple fall ill eating at Prezzo

Two people who fell ill in Salisbury were not exposed to Russian nerve agent Novichok and their illnesses are not being treated as suspicious, say …

Salisbury District Hospital

Real Russian Spies Don’t Live Up to ‘The Americans’

“The Americans,” the TV show about Russian agents embedded in the U.S. in the 1980s, has gone out with a bang, winning two Emmy Awards for its final season. It’s getting no prizes from me, though, for its portrayal of Russian spies so implausibly effective and resourceful that I suspect it made it …

Opinion

Trump and Duda extol importance of Polish security - The Washington Post

0:41<p>Trump and Duda extol importance of Polish security<p>1:16<p>Putin: 'Everyone will notice' Russia's response to downing of plane<p>1:06<p>Retrieval efforts underway for trapped people in northern Philippines landslide<p>0:50<p>Hong Kong building partially crumbles after Typhoon Mangkhut hits<p>1:45<p>Super typhoon …

Imran Khan

Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum

A powerful tribute to the victims who suffered under Ethiopia's most devastating regime.<p>The “Red Terror” Martyr’s Memorial Museum in Addis Ababa was …

CC BY-SA

Russian agents allegedly tried to hack lab associated with Skirpal poisoning investigation

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been elbows-deep in the investigation of the Novichok nerve agent attack on …

Test Data

Nikki Haley: Russian election interference ‘didn’t work’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley adopted a rather aggressive posture toward Russia yesterday, accusing the adversary of …

Nikki Haley

Widow of Poisoned Spy: UK Has Upped Response to Would-be Assassins

The widow of an ex-KGB agent who was poisoned by a radioactive isotope in 2006 says Britain's swift medical and diplomatic response to the recent …

Sergei Skripal

Salisbury: City Defiant Despite Lasting Impact From Novichok Poisonings

“We truly don’t want to be beaten by this."<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Popular wartime phrase “keep calm and carry on” has once again shown its ability to …

Sergei Skripal

HarperCollins Launches Digital Platform for Middle Graders

HarperCollins Children’s Books has announced the launch of Shelf Stuff, a digital community for young readers. Following the success of the …

Children's Books

Criminal regimes against the rest of us

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Imagine you live in a nice, quiet town and aim to keep it that way. You own a business. Your customers are friendly. Your vendors …

Trump Administration

President Barack Obama gives a speech at CIA headquarters - The Washington Post

12:48<p>President Barack Obama gives a speech at CIA headquarters<p>2:44<p>Kavanaugh accuser asks for FBI investigation as GOP pushes for swift hearing<p>5:06<p>After days of flooding and power outages, North Carolina residents look for help<p>0:46<p>Emmy winner proposes to his girlfriend on stage<p>2:47<p>‘We’re there to …

Barack Obama

Couple sickened at British restaurant; police rule out novichok

The Russian nerve agent that poisoned Sergei Skripal and killed a woman this year is not what ailed two people at a British restaurant, police said …

Sergei Skripal

Culture Secretary: Public service broadcasters must do more to build trust through high-quality journalism

Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright is set to urge public service broadcasters to do more to gain public trust by focusing on high-quality journalism …

Fake News

Ruling expected in critical Georgia election security case

<i>With help from Christian Vasquez and Cristiano Lima</i><p><b>DRUMROLL PLEASE —</b> A federal judge is likely to rule today on Georgia voters’ attempt to force the state to ditch paperless voting machines in time for the midterms. The case pits cybersecurity experts and voting integrity advocates against Georgia …

Paperless Office

Security Brief: Russia Wraps Vostok Exercise; Taliban Experiments With Governance

Russian forces carry out a major military exercise in the country’s east. The Taliban isn’t just an insurgency anymore — it’s a governing party. New …

Foreign Policy

Poisoner spies are really ‘timid gays’ according to Russian media, but is it a cover story?

Two men who are accused by United Kingdom police of being spies who tried to kill a former Russian soldier have become the center of speculation over …

LGBTQI

Scepticism greets Russian 'evidence' that MH17 was shot down by Ukrainian forces

Photo: NBAAI via Dutch Safety Board<p>Russia has claimed to have found evidence disputing the conclusion of the Joint Investigation Team into flight …

Netherlands

Florence, Brett Kavanaugh, Soon-Yi Previn: Your Monday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>A pair of deadly storms</b><p>• Officials in the Philippines said today that emergency workers had recovered 43 bodies after a landslide, potentially doubling the country’s death toll from Typhoon Mangkhut. …

Brett Kavanaugh

Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes on rare $11 billion loan

DUBAI—Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund said Monday it signed an $11 billion syndicated loan with global banks, as the government institution …

Saudi Arabia