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      Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries
      Mar31

      Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries

      MOSCOW: Russia has expelled diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation against the West in an escalating spy row, in the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory. The Russian foreign ministry said it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave. France, Germany, Canada...

      Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates
      Mar31

      Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

      MOSCOW: Russia has expelled diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation against the West in an escalating spy row, in the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory. The Russian foreign ministry said it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave. France, Germany, Canada...

      Britain shared intel over spy attack
      Mar28

      Britain shared intel over spy attack

      LONDON: Britain shared “unprecedented levels” of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). This week’s coordinated expulsions have echoed Britain’s action in response to the March 4...

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

      US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

      WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States joined Britain’s allies in Europe and around the world on 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...

      Venus outlasts Bertens to book Konta clash
      Mar26

      Venus outlasts Bertens to book Konta clash

      MIAMI: Three-time winner Venus Williams saved three match points in a three-set victory over Kiki Bertens on Sunday, lining up a fourth-round clash with reigning champion Johanna Konta at the Miami Open. Williams, ranked eighth in the world, labored nearly three hours to beat 29th-ranked Bertens 5-7, 6-3, 7-5. The 37-year-old American was...

      Putin wins fourth term with record vote
      Mar19

      Putin wins fourth term with record vote

      MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin was on Monday set for another six years in power after winning a record victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with...

      EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row
      Mar19

      EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row

      LONDON: The European Union offered “unqualified solidarity” with Britain on Monday over a nerve agent attack blamed on Russia, as international weapons experts visited to take a sample of the chemical for testing. In a joint statement, EU foreign ministers said they took “extremely seriously” Britain’s claim that Moscow was behind the...

      UPDATE: Putin wins fourth term with record vote   
      Mar19

      UPDATE: Putin wins fourth term with record vote  

      MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin was on Monday set for another six years in power after winning a record victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with...

      Putin cruises to landslide election win
      Mar19

      Putin cruises to landslide election win

      MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power as Moscow’s relations with the West become increasingly strained. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with more than 76 percent of the vote,...

      Putin eyes fourth term
      Mar18

      Putin eyes fourth term

      MOSCOW: Russians voted Sunday in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls opened in the Russian far east at 2000 GMT on Saturday and will close in Kaliningrad, the...