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Source: Global News

Canadian, American diplomats in Cuba suffered mild traumatic brain injuries: report

Today 02:27 GMT

A doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats working in Cuba diagnosed them with conditions as serious as mild traumatic brain injury and damage to the central nervous system, CBS News said on Wednesday, citing medical records it reviewed.

Covert sonic device caused diplomats to lose hearing in Cuba: U.S. officials. Although Washington expelled two Cuban diplomats over the incidents, Cuba has said it was investigating the U.S. allegations and would never allow its territory to be used for any action against diplomatic personnel or their families.

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Source: New York Times

U.S. Sharply Curtails Visa Services in Russia

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

The American diplomatic mission to Russia said Monday that it planned to sharply reduce visa services because of Moscow’s order to cut its staff, the latest in a series of tit-for-tat penalties by the two countries.

For those in distant regions, especially the Far East, travel to America will be much more difficult, if not impossible.


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