Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Petersburg , Janus Kirikmae, and Kantin Kanarik, a consular official in Pskov, had been declared persona non grata. The Russian Foreign Ministry said five diplomats from the Moldovan embassy in Moscow had been declared personae non grata and would have to leave within three days.

At least six killed as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

In May previous year Cyclone Roanu hit the southern coast of Bangladesh , leaving 20 people dead and forcing half a million to flee their homes. Camps for internally displaced Rohingya in Myanmar suffered extensive damage, and there were pockets of damage in the broader community, but no reports of casualties, the U.N.

Philippine leader slams Chelsea Clinton over rape criticism

He later apologised and said he meant no disrespect to women or rape victims.He said he would not tolerate abuses but joked that if any soldier was to rape three women, "I will admit it, that's on me"." It is a crime actually committed by soldiers, mostly Americans in Okinawa ", he said, referring to several rape cases involving USA servicemen stationed in Japan , most recently a year ago."I and I alone will be criminally responsible".

The way Sean Spicer sees it

The press secretary cited a tweet from over the weekend, and reporters pushed back again. Spicer's evasion comes as the White House is said to be considering revamping its communications strategy, possibly by having cabinet secretaries hold more on-camera briefings while Spicer does less.

EC leader questions Trump's grasp of Paris pact

On Twitter , Trump indicated that an announcement was coming soon. Exiting the deal would be certain to anger allies that spent years negotiating the accord to reduce carbon emissions. We don't know how much this letter influenced the president, who has yet to announce his decision. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined Tuesday to say if Trump believes in man-made climate change, claiming they had never talked about the subject.

At least 80 killed, 350 hurt in Afghanistan bombing

The BBC said its Afghan driver Mohammed Nazir was killed and four of their journalists wounded. One other Afghan guard was reported missing. It appeared to have gone off close to a busy intersection in the Wazir Akbar Khan district but Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry , did not have a more precise location.