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A security official stands just inside the gate to the former Russian consul general's residence Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Russia formally protests seizure of U.S. facilities

- The Washington Times

Russia has filed a formal complaint with the Trump administration in response to U.S. authorities seizing several of its diplomatic missions and consulates, including facilities in four states and Washington, D.C., Moscow said Friday.

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Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

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The co-founder of the fashion brand Superdry said Sunday he has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to a group seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union, as the U.K. government prepares to publish its assessment of the impact of leaving the bloc without an agreement on future relations.

FILE - In this May 18, 2018 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend news conference after their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Merkel and Putin will meet on Saturday in the German government's guesthouse Meseberg, north of Berlin, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. The topics will include the civil war in Syria, the conflict in Ukraine, and energy questions. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)

Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

- Associated Press

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Khan as the country's next prime minister in a step toward third straight transfer of power from one civilian government to another one. (National Assembly, via AP)

Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

- Associated Press

Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections.

UN chief: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

- Associated Press

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or police force to deploying civilian observers or beefing up the U.N. presence on the ground.