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  • 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 ....

  • Six Daesh militants killed in Kunar drone strike

    Date: 2018-03-30 11:02:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:7324294

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - At least six militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed in a drone strike carried out by the US forces in eastern Kunar province. According to the local officials, the latest drone strike was conducted on ....

  • 44 rebels killed, injured in security operations in Afghanistan: MoD

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:56:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7324240

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - Twenty-three militants have been killed and 21 others injured in operations carried out by security forces over the past 24 hours in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Friday. The MoD ....

  • Four civilians killed, eight wounded in battle with Taliban-- Afghan official

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:36:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7324170

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - Four civilians have been killed and another eight wounded during a battle between Afghan security forces and the Taliban in northeastern Badakhshan province, according to an Afghan official. Asadullah Mujadedi, a district ....

  • Myanmar swears in Suu Kyi loyalist as new president

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:18:30 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:17 - ID:7324121

    NAYPYIDAW, March 30 (MENA) - A longtime Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint, was sworn in as the country's new president and de facto national leader. Win Myint vowed to prioritize the rule of law, peace and reconciliation, ABC News ....

  • Thailand bus fire kills 20 migrant workers from Myanmar

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:02:31 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:15 - ID:7324117

    BANGKOK, March 30 (MENA) - Twenty migrant workers from Myanmar were killed when their bus caught fire in northwestern Thailand early Friday, the police said. The workers were traveling to a factory district near Bangkok when their chartered bus ....

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