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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Benghazi report 'full of crap'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday shredded a recently released report that concluded the Obama administration did not engage in an alleged cover-up to hide details about the Benghazi embassy attack. "I think the report is full of crap," he said on CNN's State of the Union. Show More Summary

Obama Ignored US Embassy’s Warnings On Climate Change Speech

Obama’s Climate Fiasco Drives Aussies Closer To India & China Barack  Obama defied the advice of his embassy in Canberra to deliver a stinging attack on the Abbott government’s climate policies in Brisbane last weekend. The US embassy, under the leadership of ambassador John Berry, advised the President, through his senior staff, not to couch…

US Embassy In Mexico: Defer Non-Essential Travel to Acapulco

As Mexico continues to be the center of daily protests across the nation, the U.S. Embassy issued a travel advisory on Friday evening warning tourists to avoid non-essential travel to the famous resort town of Acapulco. The famous beach...Show More Summary

Obama regrets that Lebanon is without a president on Independence day

In a letter released by the US embassy on the occasion of Lebanon’s 71st Independence Day, President Barack Obama congratulated the Lebanese people and regretted that Lebanon is still without a president stressing that the” election of a president must be a Lebanese decision only, but it is a decision that must be taken for […]

Checking In : DTLA's Super-Delayed Clark and Embassy Hotels Finally, Actually Moving Forward

The Trinity Auditorium/Embassy Hotel building at Eighth and Grand We didn't want to get our hopes up this summer when the renovated Hotel Clark got its certificate of occupancy that it might be opening any time soon, but a...

Troll of the Day: British Embassy in Ukraine Helps Russia Find its Own Tanks

3 days agoOdd : The Daily What

The British Embassy in Kiev sassily tweeted out a helpful guide on Wednesday to help the Russians identify their tanks in Ukraine, which they claim aren't actually there. #Putin still denying #Russia's troops & hardware are in #Ukraine. Show More Summary

Swedish Appeals Court Upholds Detention Order For Julian Assange

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Prosecutors want to question the Wikileaks founder, who has taken refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, over allegations that he sexually assaulted two women in 2010.

Julian Assange’s Appeal is Rejected by Swedish Court

Assange still faces extradition to Sweden if he leaves London's Ecuadorian embassy

"Helpful" Britain Tweets "How To Spot A Russian Tank In Ukraine"

In case you are wondering through Ukraine and come across a tank, the British embassy in Kiev has issued a handy pocket guide to indentifying whether it is Russian (bad guys) or Ukrainian (good guys)... #Putin still denying #Russia’s troops & hardware are in #Ukraine. Show More Summary

The British Embassy In Kiev Is Trolling The Kremlin ...

The British embassy in the Ukrainian capital has tweeted out a snarky guide on how to recognize a Russian tank. The guide was created to help Russia identify its own T-72BM tanks within Ukrainian territory. #Putin still denying #Russia’s troops & hardware are in #Ukraine. Show More Summary

Tit-for-tat diplomat expulsions fuel EU-Russia tensions

Tensions between the EU and Russia have heightened amid a spate of tit-for-tat diplomat expulsions. Russia said several of its embassy staff had been expelled from Poland and that it had taken what it described as an “adequate” response. A Russian Foreign Ministry statement said Poland’s actions were “unfriendly and unfounded,” adding that four Polish […]

Car Bombs Target Egyptian, UAE Embassies in Libya

(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Car bombs went off outside the Egyptian and United Arab Emirates embassies in the Libyan capital on Thursday, causing some damage to the long-shuttered buildings but no casualties, officials said. The near-simultaneous explosions rocked the upscale neighborhood housing foreign missions, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were…

Embassies of Egypt and UAE attacked in Libya

Blast near Egypt embassy in Tripoli causes damage but no injuries, while bomb placed near UAE's mission fails to go off.

Attack on U.S. sailors by Turkish mob caught on tape

Three U.S. sailors on leave in Istanbul, Turkey, were attacked by around 20 people Wednesday in an act the American embassy called "appalling." The incident was filmed and posted online, with the video showing the group of men throwing objects at the sailors and then chasing after them, with one saying, "We define you as murderers, as killers... Show More Summary

Attack on U.S. sailors in Turkey videotaped, posted

Three U.S. sailors were assaulted today by about 20 people on the streets of Istanbul, Turkey, and the assault was videotaped and then posted on the internet, the Navy said. The American embassy said the videotaped assault on the sailors was “appalling.” The Navy said the sailors were on leave from the destroyer USS Ross […]

Bitcoin Gives Canadian Banks a Run for Their Money: Q&A with The Bitcoin Embassy

last weekNews : Reason

"[Bitcoin is] a real legitimate competitor to fiat money," explains Francis Pouliot, director of public affairs of the non-profit Bitcoin Embassy in Montréal. "It puts a huge competitive pressure on governments, for example, o manage...Show More Summary

At the Italian Embassy, celebrating U.S. aid to monuments around the globe

U.S. engagement in problems overseas can be controversial, but it’s hard to argue with the idea of Americans helping to, say, keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling. Saving famous monuments — and many of the treasures contained within the world’s crumbling architectural heritage — is essentially the mission of the World Monuments Fund, a New York-based […]

7 in a Row: Indiadance

Symposium; Embassy of India; November 5, 2014 Dakshina’s 11th Fall Festival; Harman Hall; November 6-8, 2014 Malaysia’s Sutra Dance Theatre; Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center; November 9, 2014 Washington, DC by George Jackson © 2014 by George Jackson This spell of seven events in succession left me wanting more. Show More Summary

China censors US embassy pollution data during APEC summit

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Authorities have ordered one of China’s most popular air pollution-reporting apps to remove data provided by the US embassy, a company spokesman said Tuesday, as Beijing hosts a high-profile gathering of world leaders. The Chinese capital is periodically hit by choking, acrid haze, with...

Hispanic Evangelical Group Declares Solidarity With Israel; Urges Pilgrimage to Jerusalem for Feast of Tabernacles

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference/Conela and the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem have formed a partnership to advance and deepen Hispanic Christian engagement with the state and people of Israel, the organizations announced Monday.

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