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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze “all new business” with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom’s arrest of women’s rights activists — yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh’s newly assertive foreign policy. The sudden and unexpected dispute bore the hallmarks of Crown … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia orders Canadian envoy to leave over criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia on Monday ordered the Canadian ambassador to leave the ultraconservative kingdom within 24 hours after his nation criticized the recent arrest of women’s rights activists. The Saudi Foreign Ministry also said it would freeze “all new business” between the kingdom and Canada. Some 10 percent of Canadian crude … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia orders Canadian envoy to leave over criticism

MANILA, Philippines | Duterte tells UN expert ‘to go to hell’ over criticism

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out Sunday at another U.N. human rights expert for making critical remarks about his supposed role in the expulsion of the chief justice, telling him “to go to hell.” Duterte dismissed the remarks of Diego Garcia-Sayan and told him not to meddle in domestic problems. Duterte was … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | Duterte tells UN expert ‘to go to hell’ over criticism