Tag Archives: Embassies

Cambodian court sentences opposition leaders in absentia

A Cambodian court has convicted and sentenced the exiled leader and eight senior members of the country’s banned opposition party to more than 20 years in prison, effectively barring them from ever returning home ByThe Associated Press March 2, 2021, 4:32 AM • 3 min read PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A Cambodian court has convicted […]

German charged for passing parliament floor plans to Russia

Prosecutors say a German man has been charged with espionage for allegedly passing information on properties used by the German parliament to Russian military intelligence ByThe Associated Press February 25, 2021, 9:38 AM • 2 min read BERLIN — A German man has been charged with espionage for allegedly passing information on properties used by […]

Rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad, no casualties

Iraq’s army says three rockets have been fired at Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone without causing any casualties By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press February 22, 2021, 6:32 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BAGHDAD — Three rockets were fired at Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Monday without causing […]

Protests swell after Myanmar junta raises specter of force

Protesters are gathering in Myanmar’s biggest city despite the ruling junta’s thinly veiled threat to use lethal force if people answered a call for a general strike opposing the military takeover ByThe Associated Press February 22, 2021, 5:35 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article YANGON, Myanmar — Protesters gathered […]

Israel opens embassy in UAE, expanding new relations

Israel says it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 6:31 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday said it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates, following through on last year’s U.S.-brokered agreement to […]

Record shows US sold ambassador’s home in Israel for $67M

An official record shows that the United States sold the ambassador’s residence in Israel for more than $67 million in July By JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press December 29, 2020, 12:03 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — The United States sold the ambassador’s residence in Israel for more […]

Russia is supposed to give Bosnia an icon that sparked controversy

Russia says it will return an Orthodox icon presented to the Russian Foreign Minister in Bosnia, a gift that sparked a protest from Ukraine ByThe Associated Press December 19, 2020, 12:03 p.m. • • 1 min read MOSCOW – Russia said Saturday it would return an Orthodox icon presented to the Russian Foreign Minister in […]