World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 1, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 1, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Monday September 1, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 19, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 10, 2014
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 ...
World | Reuters | Friday August 8, 2014
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.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 8, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Monday July 28, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 26, 2014
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...
World | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 14, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 10, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
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.
World | Indo-Asian News service | Friday July 4, 2014
The US has warned its citizens in Uganda of a possible terror attack at the country's Entebbe International Airport in capital Kampala.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 3, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 28, 2014
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.