MOSCOW - Moscow needs hard data from British authorities on the Skripal poisoning case and cannot draw conclusions about who was responsible based on unconfirmed media reports, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said yesterday.
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia says its security forces have shot and killed three suspected militants in the kingdom’s east.
THE HAGUE - Dutch investigators said yesterday they found a large quantity of bomb-making materials including fertiliser likely to be used in a car bomb following the arrest of seven terror suspects.
TEHRAN - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said yesterday they had killed four militants who had slipped across the border from Pakistan to try to carry out an attack.
GENEVA - The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to extend an international probe of alleged war crimes committed in Yemen despite strong opposition from Saudi Arabia and several of its allies.
ABUJA - Nigeria’s air force said yesterday that one of its pilots was killed in a plane crash during a rehearsal for the nation’s independence day anniversary. — Agencies