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EU expels Venezuelan ambassador from bloc in sanctions rift

EU expels Venezuelan ambassador from bloc in sanctions rift

World
Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Member states of the European Union agreed on Thursday to expel the Venezuela ambassador from the intergovernmental body in retaliation for the South American nation declaring the bloc's delegation no longer welcome within its borders over newly imposed EU sanctions. The EU declared Claudia Salerno Caldera, Venezuela's ambassador, persona non grata, it said in a statement a day after Venezuela imposed the same label upon the bloc's Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa. Advertisement "The EU considers this declaration as wholly unwarranted and contrary to the EU's objective of developing relations and building partnerships in third countries," the statement said. Salerno Caldera tweeted shortly after her declaration was announced that she defended Venezuela with sobriety and respect "...
Love Island’s Anton reveals secret rift with Amy: ‘I would avoid her’

Love Island’s Anton reveals secret rift with Amy: ‘I would avoid her’

Entertainment
Love Island star Anton Danyluk has revealed a secret rift with fellow contestant Amy Hart.The Scottish hunk confessed his real feelings towards the air stewardess in a game of Snog, Marry or Avoid.Speaking in a Beach Hut Hook Up video, posted on the Love Island Instagram page, Anton answer questions from viewers.Shockingly, he admitted that he and Amy don’t get on all that well.During the game, one of the requests was for him to name which of the girls he gets along with and who he doesn't like that much.Anton revealed he would kiss Molly-Mae, marry Anna and avoid Amy.Explaining his decision, he said: “I would snog Molly because to be honest, I think she's the fittest girl in here.“I would marry Anna purely because I think that she's the one I get on in here the best and we've got so much ...
Diplomatic rift grows between South Korea and Japan

Diplomatic rift grows between South Korea and Japan

World
SEOUL, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- South Korea and Japan clashed over a radar claim and historic issues amid growing diplomatic rift. Kim Yong-kil, director-general of the Northeast Asian affairs at Seoul's Foreign Ministry, met Kenji Kanasugi, director-general of the Asian and Oceanic Affairs Bureau of the Japanese Foreign Ministry Monday to discuss a recent South Korea's court ruling on forced laborers during World War II and Japan's alleged claim on the South Korea warship's directing of radar onto a Japanese patrol plane. Kanasugi told reporters after the meeting that he strongly demanded that South Korea take measures to prevent the recurrence of the military incident, Mainichi Shimbun reported. "The two countries agreed to continue to communicate over the issue," said Kanasugi, according to NH...