Russia suspends diplomatic ties with NATO over espionage row

Russia said on Monday it would halt the activities of its diplomatic mission to NATO after the Western military alliance expelled eight Russians saying they were spies. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also said staff at NATO’s military mission in Moscow would be stripped of their accreditation from November 1, and the alliance’s information office in… Read More Russia suspends diplomatic ties with NATO over espionage row

U.S. judge sets arraignment date for Venezuelan envoy Alex Saab on money laundering charges

A U.S. judge on Monday set a November 1 arraignment date for Alex Saab, a businessman accused of laundering money on behalf of Venezuela’s government, in a case that pits the United States against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. U.S. prosecutors in 2019 charged Saab in connection with a bribery scheme linked to Venezuela’s… Read More U.S. judge sets arraignment date for Venezuelan envoy Alex Saab on money laundering charges