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Putin: US must cut diplomatic staff in Russia by 755


Moscow also plans to seize two US diplomatic properties in retaliation for new American sanctions targeting Russia The Guardian 31 July 2017 Reuters President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Russia could consider imposing additional measures ...

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Paris terror mastermind ‘was in UK’ months before attacks


كانون الأول 26, 2015 Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 28, said to have met up with British jihadists to seek “logistical support” from extremists The mastermind behind the Paris terror attacks is said to have slipped into Britain on a false passport just months before the atrocity that killed 130 people. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 28, ...

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Tornado causes damage, injures three in Birmingham, Alabama

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كانون الأول 26, 2015 A tornado struck Birmingham, Alabama, on Friday, damaging houses, uprooting trees and injuring at least three people in the state’s largest city, law enforcement and weather officials said. National Weather Service meteorologist Jody Aaron said the twister was confirmed to have touched down in the southwestern portion ...

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Salam to convene Cabinet over trash export


كانون الأول 18, 2015 BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam will convene a Cabinet meeting to discuss an export solution to the trash crisis “within days,” a senior aide told The Daily Star Thursday. Salam chaired at the Grand Serail a meeting of a ministerial committee tasked with arranging the particulars for ...

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EU summit to focus on refugee crisis, Brexit referendum

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كانون الأول 17, 2015 EU leaders gather in Brussels on Thursday for a two-day summit which will be dominated by the refugee crisis and Britain’s planned referendum on EU membership, as European Council president Donald Tusk seeks to wrap up negotiations with London on its EU renegotiation bid by February. Taoiseach ...

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