The Australian national team may be forced to boycott the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Two Russian diplomats identified as undeclared intelligence officers will be expelled by the Australian Government for actions inconsistent with their status, pursuant to the Vienna Conventions.
"The boycott of the World Cup is one of the further actions that could be taken in relation to this matter", she told a media conference.
Karnataka assembly polls on May 12, counting on May 15
Even as the Chief Election Commissioner announced the dates of the highly anticipated Karnataka elections, a storm was brewing. Election Commission will issue the poll notification on April 17 and the last date to file nomination is April 24 .
UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced no British diplomat or royal family member would be attending the World Cup this summer, including English FA president Prince William, in retaliation for alleged Russian involvement in the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, UK.
Iceland has announced it will be boycotting the World Cup this summer.
Tite Goes For Broke With Best Possible Side
Tite has been in charge of Brazil since 2016, but Felipe Scolari was head coach for the mauling by Germany at the last World Cup . The two sides will play on Tuesday evening at Berlin's Olympic Stadium for the first time since that Belo Horizonte nightmare.
Of the 16 European Union states that have already agreed to expel Russian diplomats, six are due to appear in the tournament, including reigning champions Germany, and perennial heavyweights Spain and France. While making no specific announcements about the World Cup, the U.S. State Department is urging Americans in general to "reconsider travel" to Russian Federation because of terrorism threats and harassment of U.S. citizens.
Russia is certain to respond to the diplomatic expulsions with measures of its own and anti-Russian rhetoric is only deepening in response to the Skripal affair.
Of the 32 teams, 20 will be making back-to-back appearances following the last tournament in 2014, including defending champions Germany, while Iceland and Panama will both be making their first appearances at a FIFA World Cup. "This decision reflects the shocking nature of the attack - the first offensive use of chemical weapons in Europe since World War II, involving a highly lethal substance in a populated area, endangering countless other members of the community".
Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS is announced, costs a small fortune
By contrast, the Galaxy S9 sells for around 739 euros and 869 euros for the deluxe S9+ version , according to Samsung's site. Huawei shipped 90.9 million handsets in mainland China previous year , accounting for just over one fifth of the market.