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April 7, 2018 1:43 PM Pakistan says Indian gunfire killed 1 woman in Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan – A Pakistani government official says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a woman and wounding six others. Hameed Kiani, a deputy commissioner, said Saturday's alleged ceasefire violation by India took place in the Kotli district in Pakistan's part of Kashmir 52

March 26, 2018 3:11 PM List of countries expelling Russian diplomats

LONDON – The United States and more than a dozen European countries on Monday made coordinated announcements to expel Russian diplomats in a show ofsolidarity with Britain over the nerve agent attack of a former Russian spy in England. — UNITED STATES: 60 Russian diplomats expelled; Russian consulate in Seattle ordered closed. — CANADA: Four Russians 83

March 23, 2018 6:32 AM Pakistani woman lawmaker becomes opposition leader in Senate

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani officials say a senior woman lawmaker from the opposition party of former President Asif Ali Zardari has become the country's first opposition leader in the upper house of parliament. Sherry Rehman is a former diplomat who served as Pakistan's ambassador to the United States from 2011 to 2013. She has been the member of the Senate 64

March 21, 2018 6:08 PM Johnson: Putin glorifying hosting World Cup is sickening

Johnson: Putin glorifying hosting World Cup is sickening British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says it is sickening to think of President Vladimir Putin "glorifying" in Russia hosting the World Cup. After the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Britain said it would not send royals or government ministers to the soccer tournament 59

March 19, 2018 1:27 PM Text Messages May Shed Light on Judge’s Recusal in Flynn Case

Texts between two FBI employees show judge was on friendly terms with agent connected to Flynn case A federal judge may have recused himself from overseeing the case of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, because a personal friend was connected to the matter, newly disclosed messages exchanged between two FBI officials 43

March 18, 2018 2:04 PM North Korean diplomat heads to Finland for talks with US, South Korea

Choe Kang Il, a senior North Korean diplomat handling North American affairs, is seen at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, March 18, 2018. (Yonhap via AP) A top North Korean diplomat is headed to Finland on Sunday for talks with the United States and South Korea. Choe Kang Il’s trip comes amid a heightened push to find a diplomatic 182

March 18, 2018 3:54 AM Now North Korean diplomat heads to Finland amid new diplomatic flurry

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior North Korean diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S. and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a series of diplomatic encounters ahead of a possible U.S.-North Korean summit. North Korea is pursuing its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of U.N. Security Council sanctions 57

March 14, 2018 1:33 AM New Zealand censures envoy who tweeted: Democrats or we die

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand has censured its second-ranking diplomat in Washington after she sent tweets saying U.S. Democrats needed to get their act together for the next presidential election "or we will all die." Deputy Head of Mission Caroline Beresford later deleted the tweets and made her account private. On Wednesday, New Zealand's 57

March 12, 2018 3:34 AM Police: Austrian attacker killed at Iranian diplomat's home

VIENNA – Police say an Austrian attacker was shot and killed by the guard he wounded outside the Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna. Police spokesman Harald Soros said the guard was wounded in the arm before he shot the attacker dead shortly before midnight Sunday. The spokesman said the attacker was a 26-year-old Austrian man. The motive for the attack 58

February 27, 2018 5:20 PM Top U.S. diplomat on Korean peninsula abruptly resigns

Joseph Yun (r.) abruptly resigned as a U.S. special representative for North Korean policy. WASHINGTON - The United States’ top diplomat handling the Korean peninsula — a 30-year foreign policy veteran — has abruptly resigned, citing personal reasons, the State Department said Tuesday. Joseph Yun, special representative for North Korean policy and regarded 83