Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
US President Barack Obama has nominated Atul Keshap, a former Indian-American official at its Embassy in New Delhi, as the next US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 20, 2015
Japanese police on Thursday arrested a man for making threatening phone calls to the US embassy including against ambassador Caroline Kennedy, US officials said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma has sacked Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana for seeking asylum in a foreign embassy, a statement from the president's office said today.
World News | Reuters | Sunday March 15, 2015
Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana said he had requested asylum at the US embassy in Freetown after soldiers surrounded his home on Saturday following his expulsion from the ruling party last week.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
US President Barack Obama has nominated veteran diplomat David Hale as the next ambassador to Pakistan.
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
An Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants and charged with plotting to attack the US Capitol said in a television interview that he would have shot President Barack Obama in the head.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 3, 2015
US President Barack Obama said on Monday that he hopes the United States will open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Venezuela on Monday ordered the U.S. embassy in Caracas to reduce staff from 100 to 17 amid the worst diplomatic flare-up between the two ideological foes since socialist President Nicolas Maduro was elected in 2013.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The US has asked its citizens to put off their non-essential travel plans to Pakistan as the country has recently seen an increase in terrorist attacks and pose a danger to foreigner visitors.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The US Embassy in Afghanistan issued an emergency message on Tuesday warning of threats to Americans living in the capital Kabul.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 19, 2015
After a successful pilot project in China, the US plans to expand air quality monitoring to some of its missions in countries like India, Vietnam and Mongolia in the coming months to help raise awareness about the dangers of pollution.
RajarshiGupta | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Moments after Afghanistan made their World Cup debut and before the first ball had even been bowled, the US Embassy in Kabul wrongly assumed the match was over.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 12, 2015
A Shiite militia that has taken control in Yemen said on Thursday that closures of Western diplomatic missions were "unjustified" and promised to return US embassy vehicles it had seized.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 11, 2015
The United States has shut down its embassy in Yemen indefinitely and evacuated its staff and their families due to the worsening security conditions in the country, the US State Department said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 29, 2015
Iran appointed a new UN ambassador on Wednesday following Washington's refusal to grant a US visa to a previous nominee over the 1979 embassy hostage crisis, state news agency IRNA said.
World News | Agencies | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Amid controversy, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the US denied media reports that the country's state television had blurred out America's First Lady Michelle Obama as her husband US president Barack Obama met new Saudi King Salman.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 6, 2015
China has protested to the United States after Taiwan's de facto Embassy in Washington hoisted a Taiwanese flag on New Year's Day, and urged the United States to respect the "One China" policy, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 3, 2015
A suspected al-Qaeda figure alleged to have planned the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya has died in New York just days ahead of his scheduled trial, NBC News reported on Friday.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday December 7, 2014
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says his Vice President, Joice Mujuru, is conspiring with the local US embassy to oust him.
World News | Reuters | Sunday December 7, 2014
Racism in the United States appears to have worsened during the administration of its first black leader, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 30, 2014
Kabul's police chief resigned on Sunday, a spokesman said, after the Afghan capital was hit by at least nine militant attacks in the last two weeks with foreign compounds, embassy vehicles and US troops among those targeted.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 28, 2014
The remains of an American soldier who went missing in fighting near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam War have been identified and returned to his family, the US Embassy in Phnom Penh said on Friday.
Reuters | Thursday November 27, 2014
Sigurdur ThordarÂsÂson's plea is the latest twist in the saga of Wikileaks, which released thousands of secret US embassy cables in 2010 and 2011.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday November 22, 2014
The US Embassy in Mexico says the U.S. government will provide $68 million over five years to assist Mexico's effort to reform its court and justice system.