Embassies

FILE - In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012. Ecuador has formally ordered Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests if he wants to be reconnected to the internet, according to a memo published in a local media outlet Monday Oct. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
October 15, 2018 - 2:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ecuador has formally ordered Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests if he wants to be reconnected to the internet, according to a memo published in a local media outlet Monday. The nine-page memo published by Ecuadorean website Codigo Vidrio...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov enters a hall during his meeting with Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
October 08, 2018 - 3:53 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister on Monday dismissed accusations made in the Netherlands against suspected Russian spies, saying they were intended to distract public attention from stark divisions between Western nations. Sergey Lavrov's comments were a defiant statement that comes amid...
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September 27, 2018 - 11:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Berlin say they're looking into allegations that a police officer passed information to Turkish intelligence about Turkish opposition supporters living in the German capital. The Berlin daily Tagesspiegel reported Wednesday, without naming sources, that German security...
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September 26, 2018 - 5:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks has named one-time spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson as its new editor-in-chief. The ramifications of the move are unclear. The organization was founded and has been led for more than a decade by Julian Assange, the 47-year-old ex-hacker, but the silver-haired Australian has been...
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Pakistani businessman Mirza Imran Baig shows his picture taken with his Uighur wife Malika Mamiti outside the Pakistan's embassy in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Two Pakistani men are lobbying the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing for help reuniting with their wives, who they say are ethnic Uighurs unable to leave China in the latest example of how a sweeping crackdown has spilled across borders. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
September 26, 2018 - 5:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — Two Pakistani men went to their embassy in Beijing on Wednesday to lobby for help in reuniting with their wives, who they say are ethnic Uighurs blocked from leaving China, in an example of how a sweeping crackdown has spilled across China's borders. "I am very, very unhappy," said...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2005 file photo, Iranian ambassador in Italy Bahram Ghasemi arrives for a dinner for diplomats from Muslim countries hosted by Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, in Rome's Villa Madama residence. Iran’s official IRNA news agency said Foreign Ministry spokesman Ghasemi alleged Saturday that police in the French capital did not respond promptly to a disturbance at the Iranian Embassy in Paris on Friday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
September 15, 2018 - 5:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Iranian Embassy was damaged by a crowd that a local police official said Saturday was made up of "individuals," while Iran's Foreign Ministry accused them of being extremists and charged that the response by authorities in Paris was slow and weak. Iran's Foreign Ministry said...
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Police next to stolen film equipment during a media presentation at the police department in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Argentine authorities say they have seized about $3 million in cameras, lenses and other film equipment stolen in Hollywood and New York. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
September 14, 2018 - 2:18 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine authorities say they have seized about $3 million in cameras, lenses and other film equipment stolen in Hollywood and New York. Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said Friday that Argentine authorities worked in conjunction with the FBI, the New York Police...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, tourists ride classic convertible cars on the Malecon beside the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File
September 13, 2018 - 4:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American diplomats. The meeting comes amid widespread frustration among national security agencies and in Congress at the lack of...
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September 10, 2018 - 7:57 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The U.S. has notified the Palestinians it's closing their mission in Washington, a senior official said Monday, the latest in a series of American blows to the Palestinians. The Trump administration notified the Palestinians last year it will shutter their office in...
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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses attendants at the opening ceremony of Thessaloniki's International Trade Fair, at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Greece last month ended its third consecutive international bailout and now must return to markets that have been rattled by financial concerns in nearby Italy. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
September 08, 2018 - 5:27 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras painted an optimistic vision Saturday night of a Greece that has emerged from eight years of financial austerity imposed by creditors and is on the road to economic recovery. Laying out his economic program for the coming year in a speech at...
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