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    NATO expels seven Russian diplomats
    Mar28

    NATO expels seven Russian diplomats

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg. Photo: AFPLONDON: NATO joined 25 governments around the world Tuesday in expelling Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack in Britain, marking what London called a “turning point” in the West´s relations with Moscow.The US-led military alliance expelled seven Russian staff and denied...

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution
    Mar28

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution

    The Philippines has voted in favor of a China-led resolution upholding multilateralism and working together to “promote mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights.” With a vote of 28 in favor, one against, and 17 abstentions, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council adopted the resolution, titled “Promoting Mutually...

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning
    Mar28

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning

    BRUSSELS: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday the alliance was expelling seven Russian diplomats to show that Moscow faces “costs and consequences” over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.Stoltenberg announced the maximum size of the Russian mission to Nato would also be slashed by a third, from 30 to 20, as part...

    We must avoid new Cold War, says German govt’s Russia expert
    Mar28

    We must avoid new Cold War, says German govt’s Russia expert

    The flag of the Russian Federation flies at the Russian Embassy in Washington, US, March 27, 2018. (Reuters pic) BERLIN: Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government’s coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview. Gernot...

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack

    A Russian flag flies atop the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle, Washington, US, March 26, 2018. (Reuters pic) LONDON: Britain shared “unprecedented levels” of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said Tuesday....

    Russia trying to divide West with spy poisoning, says Mattis
    Mar28

    Russia trying to divide West with spy poisoning, says Mattis

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis lands in Kabul on March 13, 2018 on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. (Reuters pic) WASHINGTON: Russia’s poisoning of a former spy in Britain is part of a strategy of conducting operations, and then denying responsibility for them, that is designed to divide the West, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said...

    Where is the Thailand-Ukraine Military Tank Deal?
    Mar27

    Where is the Thailand-Ukraine Military Tank Deal?

    Amid reports of completion this week, a look at where the agreement is and what that means. …read more Source: The...

    Diplomatic moves against Russia after nerve gas attack
    Mar27

    Diplomatic moves against Russia after nerve gas attack

    Media gather outside the Russian embassy in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March 26, 2018. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Following are diplomatic measures announced against Russia by the United States, Canada, Australia, several EU countries and Ukraine in response to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent with military-grade nerve agent in the...

    Skripal case has sparked new Cold War: Russian media
    Mar27

    Skripal case has sparked new Cold War: Russian media

    MOSCOW: Russian media on Tuesday shared the view that Western countries’ coordinated expulsions of Russian diplomats following the poisoning in Britain of a former spy have plunged Moscow’s relations with the West into a new “Cold War”. Twenty-four countries — including 17 member-states of the European Union — have...

    Britain hails ‘turning point’ after Russian spy expulsions
    Mar27

    Britain hails ‘turning point’ after Russian spy expulsions

    LONDON: Britain Tuesday hailed the mass expulsion of more than 100 suspected Russian spies around the world as a “turning point” for the West’s attitude to a “reckless” Russia, as Moscow warned it would retaliate against “loutish behaviour”. Ireland on Tuesday became the latest country to order out a...

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