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Saudi Arabia Expels Canadian Envoy After Calls to Free Detained Human Rights Activists

Saudi Arabia Expels Canadian Envoy After Calls to Free Detained Human Rights ActivistsThe Canadian government urged Saudi authorities to release detained activists



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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after criticism of arrest of women’s rights activists

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after criticism of arrest of women’s rights activistsSaudi Arabia has given the Canadian ambassador to the kingdom 24 hours to leave after Ottawa criticised the arrest of women’s rights activists in the ultra-conservative country. The Saudi foreign ministry also said it was freezing “all new business” between the two states and had withdrawn its own ambassador. “Any other attempt to interfere with our internal affairs from Canada means that we are allowed to interfere in Canada’s internal affairs,” it declared in an extraordinary statement on Sunday night.



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Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensionsCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy Tuesday for allegedly conspiring against the socialist government and trying to sabotage the weekend presidential election.



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Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoyManila demanded an explanation Thursday after its ambassador to Kuwait was expelled, shocking Philippine authorities and deepening a diplomatic row over the treatment of domestic workers in the Gulf state. The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her employer’s freezer in Kuwait earlier this year. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano apologised, but Kuwaiti officials announced Wednesday they were expelling ambassador Renato Villa and recalling their own envoy from Manila.



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Russia expels U.S. diplomats and closes a consulate

Russia expels U.S. diplomats and closes a consulateThe Russian government has announced that they will expel American diplomats and close the St. Petersburg consulate.



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Kenya expels opposition firebrand, again

Kenya expels opposition firebrand, againAn outspoken member of the opposition alliance was Wednesday expelled from Kenya for the second time in two months, his lawyer told AFP. Miguna Miguna, a firebrand member of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, was forced onto an international flight to Canada last month. The High Court on February 26 ordered immigration authorities to allow him to return to the country and he arrived back on Monday.



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A "First Step": Trump Administration Expels 60 Russian Nationals

A "First Step": Trump Administration Expels 60 Russian NationalsThe administration Monday also announced the shuttering of the Russian consulate in Seattle, and reserved the right for further action. The Trump administration on Monday ordered the expulsion, within the next seven days, of sixty Russian nationals assessed to be “spies” and “intelligence officers.” Said one senior administration official: “These individuals who are being sent back to Russia . . . Monday marks the latest round of censure of Moscow from Washington, following the chemical attack in London in early March, for which Western allies have roundly blamed the Russian government, although the Kremlin vociferously denies involvement.



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The Latest: Australia expels 2 Russian diplomats

The Latest: Australia expels 2 Russian diplomatsWARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the diplomatic fallout over the nerve agent attack on an ex-Russian spy in Britain (all times local):



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Russia expels British diplomats amid growing tension after former spy poisoning

Russia expels British diplomats amid growing tension after former spy poisoningThe move is latest in a growing feud between Russia and the United Kingdom after the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter — with Prime Minister Theresa May saying there is “no alternative conclusion” than Russia being responsible.



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Germany Expels Vietnam Diplomat After Abduction of Former Hanoi Official

Germany Expels Vietnam Diplomat After Abduction of Former Hanoi OfficialAuthorities say the Vietnamese embassy was involved in the abduction of a former official seeking asylum



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