Students returned to Florida International University on Monday for their first day of classes since a newly installed pedestrian bridge collapsed last week and killed six people including a student at the school. The meeting on Thursday involved FIGG, which is the private contractor for the overall bridge design, the school, Florida Department of Transportation officials and Munilla Construction Management, which installed the $14.2 million bridge.
Russia hit back at Britain in the spy poisoning row, demanding proof of its alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack, as international weapons experts arrived to take samples of the toxic substance. The March 4 poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal, which took place just two weeks ahead of Russia’s presidential poll in which Vladimir Putin was re-elected, has plunged relations between London and Moscow into crisis. As the European Union offered Britain its “unqualified solidarity” on Monday, the Kremlin demanded London either come up with proof of Russia’s involvement — or apologise.
اعتبر المرشد الإيراني علي خامنئي، الأربعاء، مع بدء السنة الإيرانية الجديدة، أن بلاده استطاعت العام الماضي إفشال ما وصفه بـ”مخطط” الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية، ورفعت “راية عزة واقتدار” الشعب الإيراني في المنطقة.
الاعتراف الإسرائيلي بتدمير ما يشتبه بأنه مفاعل نووي سوري عام 2007 يطرح أسئلة حول توقيت هذا الاعتراف ودوافعه.