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  • Irish diplomat expelled from Russia over Skripal row

    Date: 2018-03-30 17:49:08 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:65 - ID:7325029

    DUBLIN, March 30 (MENA) – An Irish diplomat is being expelled from Russia in response to the expulsion of a Russian envoy from Ireland, The Irish Times quoted the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs as saying on Friday. A spokesman for Tanaiste and ....

  • US soldier among those killed in Syria roadside bomb attack

    Date: 2018-03-30 16:05:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7324842

    WASHINGTON, March 30 (MENA) - One of two troops with US-led coalition killed in Syria roadside bomb attack was American, a US Defense official was quoted by ABC news as saying on Friday. The US army announced Thursday that two coalition ....

  • Afghan official killed in suicide blast in Kunar province

    Date: 2018-03-30 15:44:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7324846

    JALALABAD, March 30 (MENA) - Provincial council member for eastern Kunar province, Afghanistan, Shah Wali Hemmat was killed in a suicide blast on Friday, an official said. Governor spokesman Abdul Ghani Musamim told Pajhwok Afghan News the ....

  • London regrets Moscow's decision over expelling UK diplomats

    Date: 2018-03-30 15:34:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7324676

    LONDON, March 30 (MENA) - Russia's decision to cut the number of British envoys in the country was regrettable, but it was expected, the spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office said on Friday. The Daily Mail quoted the spokeswoman as saying: ....

  • Russia to expel one diplomat from Finnish Embassy in Moscow

    Date: 2018-03-30 14:11:02 GMT - Finland - World - SN:43 - ID:7324598

    HELSINKI, March 30 (MENA) - Russia to expel one diplomat from the Finnish Embassy in Moscow, the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on its website. Finish Ambassador to Russia Mikko Hautala was notified of the matter by the Ministry of ....

  • Russia to expel 60 U.S. diplomats; tensions worst in decades - paper

    Date: 2018-03-30 13:11:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:7324548

    NEW YORK, March 30 (MENA) - The crisis over the March 4 poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter has driven tensions between the Kremlin and the West to their highest pitch in decades, The New York Times reported. Russia on ....

  • Dutch ambassador confirms expulsion of two diplomats from Russia

    Date: 2018-03-30 13:05:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7324518

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Dutch ambassador in Moscow Renee Jones-Bos said after a visit to the Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday she had been told two diplomats were expelled from Russia in retaliation for steps taken by The Hague, TASS reported on ....

  • UK given one month to cut diplomatic mission in Russia

    Date: 2018-03-30 13:00:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:7324504

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said the UK has been given one month to cut its diplomatic mission in the country to the same number of Russian diplomatic staff in Britain, Russia Today TV channel reported. The ministry ....

  • Moscow summons foreign ambassadors over diplomatic crisis

    Date: 2018-03-30 12:45:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:7324520

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it will lodge notes of protest with the ambassadors of countries that earlier expelled Russian diplomats. "On March 30, the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the heads of ....

  • Japanese PM, Indian FM discuss bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-03-30 12:40:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:33 - ID:7324490

    TOKYO, March 30 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday ways to strengthen bilateral ties. Swaraj, who is in Tokyo on a three-day visit, conveyed the greetings of Indian ....

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