The US Embassy in Moscow dismissed claims that the expansion of sanctions could be related to Russia's blocking the UNSC draft resolution on MH17 tribunal.
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction" in his application, he cited an embassy official as saying Thursday. The decision prompted outrage online and condemnation from rights groups. Show More Summary
Ai Weiwei says UK embassy denied him six-month visa over "criminal conviction" before a visit by Chinese president.
Washington to deliver eight aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, US embassy in Cairo says in a statement.
The United States will deliver eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Cairo, as a part of its commitment to upgrade Egypt’s military might in light of current terrorist threats, the US Embassy in Cairo said Thursday.
[ 20 August 2015 to 1 September 2015. ] The Latin American Embassies in Canberra are proud to present the Latin American Film Festival in Australia. This event will be held at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra from 20 August until 1 September. This year there will be 13 films screened, some of which are award winning pieces and feature some of the [...]
Jonathan Pollard worked as a civilian in U.S. naval intelligence when he carried secrets by the briefcase to the apartment of a secretary at Israel's embassy in Washington. His arrest by the FBI made his case the most bombastic of 1985 - fabled as America's "Year of the Spy" for its eight major...
CAIRO (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot dead a security guard outside the embassy of Niger in Cairo early on Wednesday morning, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement.
In 2012, the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, was assaulted by a group of armed attackers. The incident ended in the deaths of four American citizens, including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, and became a flashpoint in American politics,...Show More Summary
A Chinese postgraduate student who was captured in Iraq on suspicion of having links to the extremist militant group Islamic State had his name cleared and was freed by local police yesterday, the Chinese embassy in the country said. [ more › ]
Posters of the missing Ayotzinapa students in front of the Mexican embassy in Nicaragua in 2014. (Jorge Mejía Peralta / CC BY-SA 2.0) At least 60 clandestine graves and over 129 bodies have been found in the search for 43 missing college...Show More Summary
A Chinese diplomat was believed to have been killed and the Chinese Embassy partially damaged when an explosion rocked a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to media reports. [ more › ]
Gunmen killed a local employee of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan’s capital city, though a motive for the attack is still unclear, police said.
The Pakistani national, employee of the US embassy in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad,was shot dead at his home.
Al-Shabab claims responsibility for car bombing near Mogadishu's Jazeera Hotel which houses several embassies.
Members of the Cuban military remain at attention after raising the flag at the Cuban Embassy in Washington July 20, 2015 The news of the re-opening of Cuba's embassy in the U.S., and America's embassy in Cuba, was covered worldwideShow More Summary
Police say gunmen killed local employee of U.S. Embassy at his home; motive for killing of man from minority Shiite sect unclear
Fifty years ago our embassies have been closed for basically stupid reasons. Finally, as of a couple days ago and thanks to tireless work by Obama and John Kerry we can, you know, talk with that largish country 90 miles south of Key West. This calls for some azuca. Bleg time! I could keep running [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
This week's throwback story is "Castro's Casting Couch," from our April 2003 issue. While U.S.-Cuba relations are thawing right now, with the two countries' embassies reopening and increased American tourism...
Steve Kornacki reports on the Cuban mission in Washington, D.C. officially becoming the Cuban embassy, with a flag raising ceremony to mark the event. The...