Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Russia moves to expel US diplomats in response to sanctions

The Russian foreign ministry has called for the expulsion of 35 US diplomats in response to a similar move by Washington. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the request had been made to President Vladimir Putin. The...

Russia vows ‘reprisals’ over US sanctions

Russia has pledged "adequate reprisals" over US sanctions and accused Washington of trying to destroy ties by making "unfounded" allegations of interference in the US election. The United States wants to "definitively destroy US-Russia relations...

U.S. evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks

  President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian suspected spies and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies over their involvement in hacking U.S. political groups in the 2016 presidential election. The...

US actress Debbie Reynolds dies grieving for daughter Carrie Fisher

Debbie Reynolds, who starred opposite Gene Kelly in the 1952 musical Singin' in the Rain, has died a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher. The US actress, 84, had been rushed to...

Top Nigeria cleric rejects equality bill

Nigeria's most senior Muslim cleric has rejected a new gender equality bill, which proposes that women and men inherit an equal share. The Sultan of Sokoto, Mohamed Sa'ad Abubakar, said Muslims would not accept the...

Russian plane crash: First ‘black box’ located in the sea

The flight data recorder of the Russian military airliner which crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday has been found, Russian officials say. It is the first "black box" to be found from the Tu-154...

Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri’s nephew

Tunisian security forces have arrested the nephew of the Berlin market attacker Anis Amri and two other suspects, officials say. The Tunisian interior ministry said the three, aged between 18 and 27, were members of...

Berlin attack suspect Anis Amri killed in Milan

The Berlin market attack suspect, Anis Amri, has been shot dead by police in Milan, Italy's interior minister says. The man, who opened fire on police who asked him for ID during a routine patrol...

Egypt delays UN resolution on Israel as Trump raises concerns

Egypt has suddenly delayed a vote on its UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank as Donald Trump made his opposition clear. A US official told the BBC that it had been considering...

Nigerian ex-governor James Ibori released from UK jail

Convicted fraudster and former Nigerian state governor James Ibori has been released, despite attempts by the home secretary to detain him in prison. He was due for release on Tuesday, having agreed to be deported...
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