Sunday, 28 November 2021

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China tells US diplomats in Hong Kong to stop interfering

BEIJING: China demanded that US diplomats based in Hong Kong “stop interfering” in the city’s affairs, after reports that they met with pro-democracy activists, prompting a furious response from Washington. China’s foreign ministry had expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with US authorities, citing local media reports that a US official from Hong ...

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Microwave weapon suspected in mystery attacks on US diplomats

WASHINGTON: Doctors and scientists increasingly suspect attacks with unconventional microwave weapons as the cause of the mysterious ailments that have stricken more than three dozen American diplomats and their families in Cuba and China, The New York Times reported. The victims reported hearing intense high-pitched sounds in their hotel rooms ...

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Number of US diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected US personnel in Cuba, its spokeswoman said on Wednesday. After confirming one government employee had “suffered a ...

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In Tit-for-Tat, Pakistan to Impose Restrictions on US Diplomats

WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan imposed travel restrictions Friday on U.S. diplomats in a response that could strain relations between the two nations. Under the new restrictions, U.S. diplomats are restricted from movements in the country and will no longer receive special treatment at airports. The diplomats will also be unable to use ...

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755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said that 755 US diplomats must leave his country, after Moscow announced it would expel American staff in retaliation for tough new sanctions from Washington. The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded the US cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 – ...

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