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RUS­SIA

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.

SAUDI ARA­BIA

RIYADH - Saudi Ara­bia says its se­cu­rity forces have shot and killed three sus­pected mil­i­tants in the king­dom’s east.

NETHER­LANDS

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.

IRAN

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.

YE­MEN

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.

NIGE­RIA

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

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