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# Diplomats

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# Payback
Russia says US threat to freeze assets risks serious retaliation as it expels diplomats
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it comes after “absolutely unacceptable actions”, and that further action would follow.
# Skripal case
Coveney says Ireland will 'show solidarity with closest neighbour' over Russian diplomats expulsion
Britain has already expelled 23 Russian diplomats, accusing them of being undeclared intelligence agents.
# expelled
US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff
Those affected have exhibited physical symptoms including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headaches and difficulty sleeping.
# come on over
Putin won't expel US diplomats, invites them to party in the Kremlin instead
Putin says he’ll plan his next steps “based on the policies pursued by the administration of President Donald Trump”.
# Philippines
Chinese diplomat arrested after birthday party ends in double murder
China’s Consul General in the country was shot through the neck, but survived.
# shot across the bow
"Putin's Mein Kampf" - How the world reacted to Russia's annexation of Crimea
Almost worldwide condemnation.
# North Korea
Diplomats in North Korea stay put despite tensions
Some embassies suggested an advisory by Pyongyang was a ruse to fuel global worry.
# is yoooouuuuuuuuu
The best 'international diplomats sing Mariah Carey' video you'll see today
Festive greetings from the US Embassy in Warsaw.
# US-Mexico relations
Why did the Mexican police shoot at a US government vehicle?
Two US diplomats were injured in the incident yesterday which is now being investigated by both countries and has left many questions unanswered.
# School fees
Over €1m spent on sending children of Irish diplomats to school
The cost will rise this year but in over a third of Irish foreign posts there are no children in education paid for by the State.
# embassy attacks
UK expels all Iranian diplomats, closes embassy
Britain’s Foreign Secretary insisted there had been “some degree of regime consent” in the attacks on the UK embassy in Tehran yesterday.
# gaza strip
Southern Israel pounded from Gaza by Hamas militants
Rocket and mortar attacks hit an empty school and dozens of other targets as diplomats try to quell the violence.