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US expels Cuban diplomats over ‘medical incidents’

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

The United States government has expelled two Cuban diplomats after a number of American embassy staff were forced to leave Havana because of mysterious medical symptoms that were first reported last year, the State Department said. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the Cuban diplomats were informed of the US government’s decision on May 23. […]

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Protests over election fraud claim turn deadly in Kenya

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

NAIROBI (Al Jazeera): At least five people have been killed in post-election violence in Kenya after opposition leader Raila Odinga claimed “massive” fraud in Tuesday’s vote. Two people were shot dead in the capital Nairobi on Wednesday, said the city’s police chief Japheth Koome, claiming they took advantage of the protests to steal. At least one more […]

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Qatar offers visa free entry to 80 nationalities

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

DOHA (AFP): Qatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, announced on Wednesday a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism. “The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region,” tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a press conference in Doha. Interior ministry official Mohamed […]

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