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MOSCOW -- The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday announced the expulsion of an Albanian diplomat in a tit-for-tat retaliation.

The Albanian ambassador was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry and was informed that the first secretary of the Albanian Embassy in Moscow is "persona non grata" and must leave Russia within 72 hours, the ministry said in a statement. (Russia-Albania-Expulsion)

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YANGON -- The Myanmar military on Monday called for stability in the country amid ongoing protests nationwide.

In a statement, the military called for stability, public security and ensuring the rule of law. (Myanmar-Protests-Military)

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TASHKENT -- The Uzbek government plans to allow businesses to install cameras on the roads and earn cash on reporting traffic violations in a move to reduce road accidents, according to a draft government resolution Monday.

The proposed resolution to involve the private sector in ensuring road safety offers businesses 25 percent of the fine for each reported offence registered by their automated photo and video equipment. (Uzbekistan-business-camera)

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SOFIA -- Bulgarian customs inspectors have seized 47.16 kg of contraband silver jewellery at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint near the border with Turkey, authorities said Monday.

The noble metal, split into 88 packets, was found after a bus traveling from Turkey to Serbia via Bulgaria went through an X-ray examination, the National Customs Agency said in a statement. (Bulgaria-Contraband) Enditem

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