Embassies

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 - 11:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuba said Thursday the United States is continuing to withhold important information that could help in the investigation into mysterious incidents that have injured some two dozen Havana-based American diplomats, including some with brain damage, since late 2016. After meeting...
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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 - 10:44 am
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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FILE - This Nov. 18, 2017 file photo shows the Washington office of the Palestine Liberation Organization. President Donald Trump is closing the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, the latest American strike against the Palestinians during the stalled Mideast peace process. The announcement was expected on Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration ordered the closure of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington on Monday and threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court if it pursues investigations against the U.S., Israel, or other allies. The moves are likely to harden...
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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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September 08, 2018 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Saturday that it is cutting $25 million meant for East Jerusalem hospitals and putting the money toward "high-priority projects elsewhere." The move follows the State Department's late August announcement that the administration is slashing more than...
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September 05, 2018 - 2:11 pm
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay announced Wednesday it would immediately move its embassy in Israel out of Jerusalem and back to Tel Aviv, less than four months after opening the new mission. The move presents an embarrassing diplomatic setback for Israel, which had hoped to build on the...
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In this photo released by Press Information Department, visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hand with Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, prior to their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Pompeo arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday at a time when relations between the two countries have sunk to a new low. (Press Information Department via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 12:40 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Islamabad on Wednesday, saying he was "optimistic" he could reset the relationship with Washington after the U.S. suspended aid over the country's alleged failure to combat militants...
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