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Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions

Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions

Trump's willingness to support the measure is a remarkable acknowledgement that he has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. The EU extended its economic sanctions on Russian Federation last month. In addition, Washington will have to guarantee a cutback in its staff before September 1, so that its amount of personnel is in line with the total number of diplomats and technical staff of the Russian embassy in Washington, that is, 455 employees.


IRGC raps U.S. repeat of 'provocative move' in Persian Gulf

IRGC raps U.S. repeat of 'provocative move' in Persian Gulf

The Guards "ignored the unconventional move by the USA ships and continued their mission, after which the supercarrier and its warship left the area", the statement added. Years of mutual animosity had eased when Washington lifted sanctions on Tehran last year as part of a deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions. On Tuesday , the USS Thunderbolt fired several warning shots from a heavy machine gun in response to an Iranian vessel's " provocative actions ", according to Pentagon officials.


Sri Lanka and China sign long delayed $1.5 billion port deal

Sri Lanka and China sign long delayed $1.5 billion port deal

Sri Lanka PM says Hambantota Port deal will be signed tomorrow Fri, Jul 28, 2017, 08:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. The agreement to lease out the Maagampura Port in Hambantota to China Merchant Port Holdings was signed today.


Trump announces new chief of staff; Reince Priebus out

Trump announces new chief of staff; Reince Priebus out

As Air Force One returned from New York, Priebus got into a motorcade auto that then departed separately from the president's train of vehicles while Trump remained on the plane . "It has been one of the greatest honors of my life to serve this President and our country", Priebus said in his formal statement today before the CNN sit-down.


Arrests made after London protest over death of man turns violent

Arrests made after London protest over death of man turns violent

Riot police, including police on horseback, tried to regain control of the situation. The police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), is investigating the events leading to the death of Mr Charles on Saturday. Abbott said: 'The anger and upset at the death of Rashan Charles is understandable. The agency said in a statement: "We understand the concerns raised following Rashan's death".


Stokes cuts loose for England as Philander ill again

Stokes cuts loose for England as Philander ill again

And even then there were only 59 overs bowled. Several critics, in the aftermath of England's Trent Bridge trouncing, were high-profile - including former captains Nasser Hussain, bemoaning a "rubbish brand of cricket", and Michael Vaughan, who wondered whether Root's team were showing Test cricket its due "respect".