World Bulletin / News Desk
Sudan on Wednesday expelled a Norwegian diplomat, the foreign ministry said, after Oslo told a Sudanese diplomat to leave the previous day over suspicions he was spying on refugees from the African country.
Sudan's foreign ministry said it had summoned the Norwegian ambassador in Khartoum to inform him of the expulsion. It did not name the diplomat.
"The foreign ministry told the Norwegian ambassador it hoped the incident would not harm bilateral ties," the ministry said in a statement.
On Tuesday, Norway expelled a Sudanese diplomat it said had received information from a 38-year old Sudanese man it had arrested earlier for spying on refugees.
The Sudanese ambassador in Norway, Onoor Ahmed, denied his country was involved in such spying, national broadcaster NRK reported.
Sudan's relations with Germany were strained last month after the German embassy in Khartoum was stormed and torched in protests against a film insulting the Prophet Mohammad.
Germany has since called off a conference meant to drum up investment for Sudan and South Sudan, which had been scheduled to take place this month in Berlin.
John Kerry has met with the Saudi Kind and the foreign ministers of the Gulf Arab region to reassure them that despite Iranian deal, their interests would not be damaged.
According to Iraqi parliament's High Commission for Human Rights, ISIL is hunting down civilians. They were fleeing Saladin province and need humanitarian aid.
Britain's Hinkley Point plant would get public funding with EU energy ministers debating closer energy union. Romania leads call for nuclear framework in letter
According a survey result, Malaysia is the most preferred global destination among Muslim worlds.
U.S. Army Europe commander tells, to stop ISIL, we have to dry up their resources.
Israel naval forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen and detained four fishermen on Wednesday
Hillary Clinton used private email account to conduct State Department business
North Korea's official news agency calls knife attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert who get injured deeply to his face and arm.
Russia's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that large-scale military exercises had started in southern Russia and in disputed territories on Russia's borders.
Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person that her oldest son Hiroshi, 92, and a two-year-old great-grandchild, is wished a happy birthday in Japan. Okawa turns 117 on Thursday. Guinness World Records recognized her in 2013 as the world's oldest woman
A Palestinian official says Israel closes only functioning crossing on Thursday for the Jewish holiday
According to Iran state media, kidnapped Iranian diplomat held in Yemen since 2013 freed
Exiled coalition talks to internal opposition to broaden appeal and aims to create common platform for negotiations with Assad
Modi has offered military and civilian assistance to counter China's prescence in the Indian Ocean
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had been searching for sunker warship for eight years.