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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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Hong Kong court expels four democracy-activist lawmakers

Hong Kong court expels four democracy-activist lawmakersBy William Ho and Jasper Ng HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s high court on Friday expelled four opposition lawmakers from the city’s legislature after it invalidated their oaths of office, a ruling that undermines the influence of the opposition in favor of pro-China legislators. A former British colony, Hong Kong reverted to China 20 years ago under a “one country, two systems” formula that guaranteed a range of freedoms not enjoyed in China, including a direct vote for half of the 70-seat legislative assembly. A group of young political activists chaffing against what they see as undue Beijing interference, won seats in an assembly election last year, and some made gestures of defiance at their swearing-in, which authorities have said ruled them out.



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New Zealand expels U.S. diplomat with black eye after 'incident': media

New Zealand expels U.S. diplomat with black eye after 'incident': mediaNew Zealand has expelled an attache at the U.S. Embassy after Washington declined to waive his right to diplomatic immunity after an “incident” which gave him a broken nose and a black eye, media and authorities said. New Zealand police said they responded to the incident near the capital Wellington on March 12 involving an employee of the U.S. Embassy. The U.S. government later declined a police request to waive the employee’s diplomatic immunity, the New Zealand Foreign Ministry said on Monday.



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New Zealand expels US diplomat after police probe stymied

New Zealand expels US diplomat after police probe stymiedA US diplomat has been expelled from New Zealand after Washington refused to waive diplomatic immunity so police investigating a serious crime could question him, officials said Monday. Prime Minister Bill English labelled the US knockback on immunity regrettable and said he expected American authorities to carry out their own investigation. Earlier, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully said he was “disappointed” at the US refusal and in response had asked for the man at the centre of the police investigation to be withdrawn from New Zealand.



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