Brazil says Greek ambassador murdered by wife's policeman lover
31 Dec 2016
A Rio de Janeiro policeman confesses to murdering Greece's ambassador to Brazil in what investigators call a "cowardly act" carried out at the direction of the diplomat's Brazilian wife with whom the officer was romantically involved.
Putin decides against expelling U.S. diplomats
30 Dec 2016 1
Russian President Vladimir Putin decided against a tit-for-tat retaliation for outgoing President Barack Obama’s expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats from the U.S. over cyberattacks allegedly backed by the Kremlin and aimed at interfering with the 2016 election campaign.