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      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...

      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 suspected Russian spies around the world as a “turning point” for the West’s attitude to a “reckless” Russia, as Moscow prepared its response. At least 116 alleged agents working under diplomatic cover were ordered out by 22 governments on Monday, dwarfing similar...

      High-level talks on Afghanistan to open in Uzbekistan
      Mar27

      High-level talks on Afghanistan to open in Uzbekistan

      TASHKENT: Uzbekistan threw open its doors Tuesday for a multilateral meeting on Afghanistan aiming to lay the ground for direct talks between Kabul and the Taliban. Set to appear at the Tuesday meeting following various closed-door talks in the capital Tashkent on Monday were Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and...

      Spy expulsions a setback for Trump-Putin courtship
      Mar27

      Spy expulsions a setback for Trump-Putin courtship

      WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has ordered an unprecedented expulsion of Russian officials and warned the Kremlin needs to change, a setback for his courtship of Vladimir Putin, but perhaps not its end. On the face of it, the latest iteration of Washington’s endless “reset” of relations with Moscow is in serious trouble. Having wooed...

      US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row
      Mar27

      US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

      WASHINGTON: The United States joined Britain’s allies in Europe and around the world Monday in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in an unprecedented response to a nerve agent attack. At least 114 alleged agents working under diplomatic cover were ordered out by 21 governments, dwarfing similar measures in even the most notorious...

      US, Europe expel Russian envoys over UK spy attack
      Mar27

      US, Europe expel Russian envoys over UK spy attack

      PARIS: The United States and its European allies on Monday expelledscores of Russian diplomats in a coordinated action against Moscow which they accuse of poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. Here is a list of the countries and the number of Russians expelled. US, Canada, Australia The United States expelled 60 alleged “spies” posted...

      Spain arrests Ukrainian cyber criminal ‘mastermind’
      Mar26

      Spain arrests Ukrainian cyber criminal ‘mastermind’

      MADRID: Spain and Europol on Monday announced the arrest of a Ukrainian man dubbed the mastermind of a gang behind hundreds of cyberattacks that have netted around a billion euros from banks. The man, detained in the eastern coastal city of Alicante, carried out attacks using malware such as “Carbanak” and “Cobalt,”...

      Ukraine allows arrest of MP over parliament attack plot
      Mar22

      Ukraine allows arrest of MP over parliament attack plot

      KIEV: A Ukrainian MP who was once hailed as a symbol of resistance against Russia but now stands accused of plotting a terrorist attack in Kiev was stripped of her immunity by parliament on Thursday. Nadiya Savchenko planned “a large-scale terrorist act in the centre of the Ukrainian capital,” general prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko told...

      ‘Wagner Group’: The mercenaries serving Putin in Syria
      Mar22

      ‘Wagner Group’: The mercenaries serving Putin in Syria

      MOSCOW: The deaths of several members of the so-called “Wagner Group” in Syria last month shone a light on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s mysterious private army. Questions had already been raised on its role in the Syrian conflict and intensified when Washington said on Feb 7 it had killed at least 100 pro-regime troops in...

      Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards
      Mar21

      Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards

      MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, as the leaders raised the prospect of a summit in the near future — while sidestepping both the issue of election meddling and a spy attack that has rocked Moscow’s relations with the West. Trump told reporters at the White House he had spoken with...