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    Georgia, US   hold drill ahead  of Pence visit
    Jul30

    Georgia, US hold drill ahead of Pence visit

    TBILISI: The Georgian army began two weeks of military exercises with the United States and other partner countries on Sunday, a day before US Vice President Mike Pence visits the ex-Soviet nation. About 2,800 soldiers from the United States, Britain, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Slovenia, Armenia and Georgia were taking part in the manoeuvres, with...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions.The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 — the same number Moscow has...

    Egypt Officials Say Resort Knife Attacker Tasked by IS
    Jul30

    Egypt Officials Say Resort Knife Attacker Tasked by IS

    Security officials said on Sunday that the Egyptian man who stabbed to death three tourists and wounded three others earlier this month in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada was tasked by the Islamic State group to carry out an attack against foreigners. The officials said that investigations revealed 29-year old Abdel-Rahman Shaaban had communicated...

    Putin Says U.S. Must Cut 755 Russia Staff in Sanctions Reprisal
    Jul30

    Putin Says U.S. Must Cut 755 Russia Staff in Sanctions Reprisal

    Russia has told the U.S. it must cut staff at its embassy and other facilities in Russia by 755 people by Sept. 1 in retaliation for a new sanctions law passed by the U.S. Congress last week, President Vladimir Putin said. “We waited for a rather long time, thinking that things might improve, nourished the hope that the situation would change...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    “More than a thousand people were working and are still working” at the US embassy and consulates, Putin said in an interview with Rossia-24 television. AFP Photo Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough...

    Russia Expels 755 U.S. Diplomats
    Jul30

    Russia Expels 755 U.S. Diplomats

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he will expel 755 U.S diplomats by the end of the month. Earlier this week, Putin signaled he’d retaliate against a bill Congress passed that increases sanctions against Russia for its illegal invasion of the Crimea, and for interfering in the U.S. election.Putin made the announcement in an...

    Putin To Expel 755 U.S. Diplomatic Staff From Russia In Response To New Sanctions
    Jul30

    Putin To Expel 755 U.S. Diplomatic Staff From Russia In Response To New Sanctions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry had signaled on Friday that U.S. diplomats would be ordered out of the country, as retaliation after new sanctions on Russia were approved by Congress this week. (Image credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Putin expelling 755 US diplomats from Russia
    Jul30

    Putin expelling 755 US diplomats from Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hit back at pending U.S. sanctions against his country on Sunday by ordering 755 U.S. diplomats to leave Russia. “I decided that it is time for us to show that we will not leave anything unanswered,” Putin said in an interview with Russian television on Sunday, according to translated reports in the New York Times...

    Blogger jailed in Azerbaijan asks to be extradited to Israel
    Jul30

    Blogger jailed in Azerbaijan asks to be extradited to Israel

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli blogger who was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan for illegally entering Nagorno-Karabakh has asked to be extradited to Israel. Alexander Lapshin, who also holds Russian and Ukrainian citizenship, appealed to Israel to extradite him from Azerbaijan, Haaretz reported, citing Lapshin’s attorney. He...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions. The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 — the same number Moscow has in...