Embassies

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 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — National security agencies and members of Congress are frustrated by the lack of answers about what the United States describes as "health attacks" that have injured American diplomats in Cuba. A meeting Thursday between U.S. and Cuban officials was intended to try to help...
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September 11, 2018 - 1:35 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Marking the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the leader of al-Qaida has called on Muslims to wage war against the United States throughout the world. In a 30-minute speech released Tuesday, Ayman al-Zawahry went to great lengths to portray the United States as a religious...
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Palestinians girls sit by newly made shed in the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Israel says Khan al-Ahmar was illegally built and has offered to resettle residents 12 kilometers (7 miles) away. Critics say its removal is meant to make room for an Israeli settlement. Israel's Supreme Court rejected an appeal last week, paving the way for demolition. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
September 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A top official said Tuesday the Palestinians have filed a new complaint against Israel with the International Criminal Court, after the United States said it would resort to any means to protect its allies against such actions at the international war crimes body. The...
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September 10, 2018 - 6:57 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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People protest against a decision by Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales to shut down the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity, CICIG, at Constitution Square in Guatemala City, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Last week the Supreme Court allowed a request brought by the CICIG and Guatemalan prosecutors to strip Morales' immunity from prosecution to go to Congress for consideration. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
August 31, 2018 - 8:37 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Friday that he is shutting down a crusading U.N.-sponsored anti-graft commission that pressed a number of high-profile corruption probes, including one pending against the president himself over purported illicit campaign financing...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, is welcomed by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential palace in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. Britain and Nigeria have signed a security and defense agreement during a one-day visit by Prime Minister Theresa May as Africa's most populous country struggles to defeat Boko Haram extremists and others linked to the Islamic State organization.(AP Photo/Azeez Akunleyan)
August 29, 2018 - 12:42 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Britain and Nigeria signed a security and defense agreement during a one-day visit by Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday as Africa's most populous country struggles to defeat Boko Haram extremists and others linked to the Islamic State organization. The British prime...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. In the letter published by Romanian media on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, Giuliani told Romania's President Klaus Iohannis and Premier Viorica Dancila he was concerned about "continued damage to the rule of law in Romania, committed under the pretext of law enforcement." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 28, 2018 - 6:59 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest has urged Romania to push on with efforts to fight corruption and safeguard the rule of law. The statement came after President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani wrote a letter to Romanian leaders criticizing aspects of the...
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Pham Van Khanh, a 62-year-old retiree, lays flowers at the monument of Senator John McCain in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. The monument was erected by Vietnamese authority to mark the day when McCain's plane, a Major in the U.S. Navy was shot down in 1967. Vietnam has been paying respect to McCain who died on Saturday. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
August 27, 2018 - 5:42 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Sen. John McCain's former Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who was a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together...
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Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke, listens to a journalist's question during a press conference aboard of the flight to Rome at the end of his two-day visit to Ireland, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)
August 26, 2018 - 9:27 pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis declined Sunday to confirm or deny claims by the Vatican's retired ambassador to the United States that he knew in 2013 about sexual misconduct allegations against the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick, but rehabilitated him anyway...
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August 23, 2018 - 10:23 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Beijing said Friday it was "deeply concerned" about Chinese government restrictions on foreign and domestic journalists after authorities refused to issue a new visa for an American correspondent for BuzzFeed News. Reporter Megha Rajagopalan was compelled to leave...
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