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  • Tripoli under Militia Control as Libya Chaos Deepens

    Tripoli under Militia Control as Libya Chaos Deepens

    Libya's toothless outgoing government admitted on Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.

  • Islamist Militia Now Guards US Embassy in Libya

    Islamist Militia Now Guards US Embassy in Libya

    An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.

  • Libyan Armed Faction Takes Over US Embassy Annex in Tripoli

    Libyan Armed Faction Takes Over US Embassy Annex in Tripoli

    Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the US Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, US officials said on Sunday.

  • Julian Assange Will Not Leave Until Assured No US Extradition: Lawyer

    Julian Assange Will Not Leave Until Assured No US Extradition: Lawyer

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London until it is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

  • Barack Obama Offers No Time Limit on Iraq Military Action

    Barack Obama Offers No Time Limit on Iraq Military Action

    President Barack Obama on Saturday refused to give a time limit on America's renewed military involvement in Iraq, saying he doesn't think "we are going to solve this problem in weeks" as the country struggles to form a new government while battling ...

  • China Police Investigate US Citizen Near Border With North Korea: Source

    China Police Investigate US Citizen Near Border With North Korea: Source

    A Korean-American who runs a Christian NGO in a Chinese city on the border with North Korea is being investigated by Chinese authorities and has had his bank accounts frozen, a source with direct knowledge of the case told Reuters on Thursday.

  • US Embassy Workers to Leave Liberia

    US Embassy Workers to Leave Liberia

    The US State Department has ordered all workers and their families at its embassy in Liberia to leave the country in the wake of the Ebola virus pandemic in the west African nation.

  • Julian Assange Urges Edward Snowden to be Careful if He Leaves Russia

    Julian Assange Urges Edward Snowden to be Careful if He Leaves Russia

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urged US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday to watch his "physical security" if he travels abroad after Russia gave him a residence permit.

  • US Heightens Embassy Security, Anticipating Report on CIA Interrogations

    US Heightens Embassy Security, Anticipating Report on CIA Interrogations

    The US State Department is increasing security at some American embassies in anticipation of the public release of a long-awaited Senate report detailing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques, US officials said on Tuesday.

  • US Diplomats' Return to Libya Could be More Hazardous Than Exit

    US Diplomats' Return to Libya Could be More Hazardous Than  Exit

    If evacuating U.S. embassy staff from Libya was perilous - three F-16 fighters and Marines in Osprey aircraft flew overhead a road convoy from Tripoli to Tunisia - sending them back in could be politically hazardous for President Barack Obama.

  • US Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Clashes

    US Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Clashes

    The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighbouring Tunisia under US military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the Stat...

  • US Embassy Apologises to Ghana Leader for Tweet

    US Embassy Apologises to Ghana Leader for Tweet

    The US Embassy in Ghana is apologising after a staff member sent what's being described as "an errant tweet" criticising the president from the official Embassy Twitter account.

  • Search for Missing US Man Leads to Body in Mexico

    Search for Missing US Man Leads to Body in Mexico

    US authorities have traveled to southwestern Mexico to help determine whether a body found there is that of a New York man who vanished while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup.

  • Germany Asks Intelligence Official at US Embassy to Leave Country

    Germany Asks Intelligence Official at US Embassy to Leave Country

    Germany has asked a US intelligence official at the embassy in Berlin to leave the country in connection with investigations into suspected American spying in Germany, a German government spokesman said on Thursday.

  • Germany Asks Top United States Spy to Leave the Country

    Germany Asks Top United States Spy to Leave the Country

    Germany took the dramatic step Thursday of asking the top US intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two reported cases of suspected US spying and the yearlong spat over eavesdropping by the National Security Agency.

  • US Warns of Terror Attack at Uganda Airport

    US Warns of Terror Attack at Uganda Airport

    The US has warned its citizens in Uganda of a possible terror attack at the country's Entebbe International Airport in capital Kampala.

  • US Warns of Threat to Uganda's Entebbe Airport

    US Warns of Threat to Uganda's Entebbe Airport

    The United States warned its citizens in Uganda on Thursday about a "specific threat" of an attack within hours on Entebbe International Airport, which is near the capital Kampala, according to a message on the U.S. Embassy website.

  • Sudan Christian Woman Faces New Legal Challenge: Lawyer

    Sudan Christian Woman Faces New Legal Challenge: Lawyer

    Muslim "relatives" of a Sudanese Christian woman hiding at the US embassy are taking her to court to try to prove she belongs to their family, a lawyer said yesterday.

  • Barack Obama to Deploy Two Hundred Extra Troops in Iraq

    Barack Obama to Deploy Two Hundred Extra Troops in Iraq

    President Barack Obama said on Monday he had sent up to 200 US extra troops equipped for combat, with surveillance gear and helicopters, to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad.

  • Sudan Christian's Lawyers to Seek Dismissal of Forgery Rap

    Sudan Christian's Lawyers to Seek Dismissal of Forgery Rap

    Lawyers for a Sudanese Christian woman who has sought refuge at the US embassy will seek dismissal of forgery charges against her so she can then leave Sudan, one of them said Saturday.

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