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Russia expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:39:46 -0400
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a retaliatory move over British accusations that the Kremlin orchestrated a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southern England.
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal: Iran official
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:47:44 -0400
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Any new European sanctions against Iran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to state media.
Trump signs U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, angering China
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:48:39 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that encourages the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa, angering China, which views the self-ruled island as a wayward province.
China's parliament re-elects Xi Jinping as president
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:39:32 -0400
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's largely rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday unanimously re-elected Xi Jinping as the country's president.
Thousands of Syrians flee as two major battles rage
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:35:21 -0400
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of civilians streamed out of their towns to escape battles at opposite ends of Syria on Saturday, where two different offensives have prompted an exodus in recent days.
Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:32:29 -0400
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea said on Friday it was seeking high-level talks this month with North Korea to prepare for a summit and that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may meet Donald Trump before the U.S. president's planned meeting with the North Korean leader.
More than 150,000 people in Syria's Afrin displaced: Kurdish official, monitor
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:49:01 -0400
BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 150,000 people have been displaced in the last few days from Syria's Afrin town, a senior Kurdish official and a monitoring group said on Saturday.
Car bomb kills at least three in Afghan capital
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:08:31 -0400
KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least three people and wounded two in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday in an apparent attack on a foreign contractor company, officials said.
At least 14 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:31:33 -0400
ATHENS (Reuters) - Fourteen people, including at least four children, drowned when the small boat they were traveling on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials said on Saturday.
Cambodia kicks off drills with 'great friend' China as U.S. ties sour
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:17:33 -0400
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - China and Cambodia on Saturday kicked off military exercises focused on counter-terrorism and rescue operations, highlighting the strong ties between the two countries amid strained relations between Cambodia and the United States.