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    Russia calls poisoning accusations by Britain ‘nonsense’
    Mar14

    Russia calls poisoning accusations by Britain ‘nonsense’

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gestures during a meeting at the Russian foreign ministry in Moscow, Tuesday March 13. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)London (AP) — Russia on Tuesday dismissed accusations of any involvement in the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter as “nonsense,” saying it will only cooperate with a British...

    Kazakhstan labels fugitive tycoon’s political movement ‘extremist’
    Mar14

    Kazakhstan labels fugitive tycoon’s political movement ‘extremist’

    ASTANA (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan has branded an opposition political movement established by Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive critic of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, as an extremist organization, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. Astana’s Esil District Court ruled on March 13 that Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan (DVK)...

    Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names CIA chief as successor
    Mar14

    Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names CIA chief as successor

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Tuesday sacked his top diplomat Rex Tillerson and named current CIA chief Mike Pompeo to succeed him, ending a rocky tenure by the Texas oilman who had frequently been at odds with the mercurial US president. A senior White House official said Trump wanted to reshuffle his team with a view to launching talks with North...

    Britain, Russia brace for showdown as deadline for nerve attack probe expires
    Mar14

    Britain, Russia brace for showdown as deadline for nerve attack probe expires

    Members of the emergency services wearing protective clothing work near the bench where former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found poisoned in Salisbury, Britain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON: Britain braced for a showdown with Russia on Wednesday after a midnight deadline set by Prime...

    Trump fires Tillerson, replaces him with hawkish spy chief Pompeo
    Mar14

    Trump fires Tillerson, replaces him with hawkish spy chief Pompeo

    LEFT: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo in Capitol Hill, Washington, US, May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/Files; RIGHT: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington, US, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday after a series of...

    Britain and Russia brace for showdown as deadline expires for nerve attack explanation
    Mar14

    Britain and Russia brace for showdown as deadline expires for nerve attack explanation

    Members of the emergency services wearing protective clothing work near the bench where former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found poisoned in Salisbury, Britain, March 13, 2018. (Reuters pic) LONDON: Britain braced for a showdown with Russia on Wednesday after a midnight deadline set by Prime Minister...

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation
    Mar13

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation

    LONDON (AFP): Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that Britain is considering a “full range” of retaliatory measures if it concludes that Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in an English city. Options mooted in recent days include the expulsion of Russian diplomats, a retaliatory cyber attack and asset seizures of Russian nationals...

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation
    Mar13

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation

    LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that Britain is considering a “full range” of retaliatory measures if it concludes that Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in an English city.Options mooted in recent days include the expulsion of Russian diplomats, a retaliatory cyber attack and asset seizures of Russian...

    Launch of the new Eastern Partnership cooperation set-up
    Mar13

    Launch of the new Eastern Partnership cooperation set-up

    On Monday 12 March 2018, the new institutional set-up of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) initiative will be launched in Brussels in the presence of senior officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the EU Member … …read more Source:...

    RS ‘fear-mongering’ ahead of Bosnia vote raises concern, security minister says
    Mar13

    RS ‘fear-mongering’ ahead of Bosnia vote raises concern, security minister says

    Dragan Mektić is Bosnia’s security minister. (Reuters pic) SARAJEVO: Bosnia’s entity of Republika Srpska is“fear-mongering” to undermine the country’s integrity by organising nationalist paramilitary groups and disproportionately arming the region’s police, the national security minister said. Secessionist pressures in the...

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