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Pakistan expels Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalatesISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India’s ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status. Neighbors China and Pakistan, which both claim parts of Kashmir, have voiced fierce opposition to India’s removal of a constitutional provision that had allowed the country’s only Muslim-majority state to make its own laws. Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan have twice waged war over Kashmir and in February engaged in an aerial clash.



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Yale expels student implicated in admissions scam

Yale expels student implicated in admissions scamThe prestigious Yale University has expelled a student whose parents paid more than a million dollars in bribes to get her in, the first such move since a huge admissions scandal erupted earlier this month. Some 50 people have been indicted so far in a scam to help children of the American elite gain entry into top US colleges. In a statement published on its website on Tuesday, Yale said it had first learnt about the scheme in mid-November, when it was approached by the Boston US Attorney’s Office requesting information about head women’s soccer coach Rudy Meredith.



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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 The Saudi foreign ministry also said it was freezing “all new business” between the two states and had withdrawn its own ambassador.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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