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Horn smuggler recalled Embassy 13 – Nov/Dec 2008
Pretoria – Vietnam has recalled a diplomat from South Africa after footage showed her receiving...

US sends Ambassador to Libya Embassy 13 – Nov/Dec 2008
Washington – The US Senate has confirmed the nomination of career diplomat Gene Cretz...

Awards for brave ambassador Embassy 13 – Nov/Dec 2008
Washington –US Ambassador James McGee has won the Diplomacy for Freedom Award, a human rights award...

Anti-war protesters target embassy Embassy 13 – Nov/Dec 2008
The Israeli Embassy in London has become the target of several protests against the country’s attacks...

Rocket men to vote from space Embassy 12 – Oct 2008
For two US citizens, voting in the elections will be an out of this world experience...

Libya pays up to restore ties Embassy 12 – Oct 2008
Tripoli – Libya has paid $1.5 billion (£950 million) into a fund to compensate the families...

Kosovo sends first envoys Embassy 12 – Oct 2008
Pristina -– Kosovo’s first three diplomats have begun work in their new posts in...

EU steps up efforts in DRC Embassy 12 – Oct 2008
Kinshasa – UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner...

Rock chick in hard place Embassy 11 – Sep 2008
Britain’s first female ambassador to Moscow has revealed that she is a “rock chick” at heart, who once lived ten doors down from Mick Jagger...

Russian envoys leave Georgia Embassy 11 – Sep 2008
Russian diplomats including Ambassador Vyacheslav Kovalenko have vacated their embassy in Georgia...

UK withdraws children of diplomats from Pakistan Embassy 11 – Sep 2008
The FCO has announced the withdrawal of around 60 children of British diplomats based in Pakistan in the wake...

UK Ambassador's views on Obama leaked Embassy 11 – Sep 2008
Britain’s neutral stance in the US presidential elections was called into question after a seven-page letter to Downing Street...

Danish Embassy hit Embassy 8 – May 2008
A suicide bomb attack on the Danish Embassy in Islamabad has killed at least six people, wounding dozens of others.

Missions step up security in RSA Embassy 8 – May 2008
Diplomatic missions in South Africa are considering moving their staff into high-security compounds following a spate of crime and mob violence.

Historic US Embassy opens Embassy 8 – May 2008
BERLIN – After 70 years, the US Embassy has moved to its home next to the Brandenburg Gate, after a delay caused by fire, WWII, the cold war and town planning...

US and Russia expel 'spies' Embassy 8 – May 2008
MOSCOW – Russia expelled two US military attachés, the latest in a series of expulsions by both governments since November...

US official hits out at Burma Embassy 8 – May 2008
SINGAPORE – US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has accused Myanmar of "criminal neglect" for obstructing large-scale international aid to cyclone victims...

Mugabe threatens to throw out US Ambassador
Embassy 8 – May 2008
HARARE – In the run-up to Zimbabwe's run-off elections President Robert Mugabe warned he will expel US Ambassador to Zimbabwe James McGee...

China lets in diplomats Embassy 6 – Mar 2008
Foreign diplomats visited Tibet over the weekend on a fact-finding mission approved by China, following criticism of Beijing’s crackdown on Tibetan protests...

US envoys ordered to take cover Embassy 6 – Mar 2008
BAGHDAD – The State Department has instructed all personnel at the Baghdad mission not to leave reinforced structures due to incoming insurgent fire...

Protests at Chinese embasssies Embassy 6 – Mar 2008
MADRID/KATHMANDU – Around 300 protesters, including Tibetan exiles singing their national anthem, converged on the Chinese Embassy in Spain...

Switzerland opens embassy in Kosovo Embassy 6 – Mar 2008
PRISTINA – Switzerland is the third country to open an embassy in Kosovo after Britain and Germany. Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey visited Kosovo...

US envoys leave Belarus after row Embassy 6 – Mar 2008
MINSK – The US has agreed to cut its embassy staff in Minsk by almost half at the request of Belarusian authorities following US Ambassador Karen Stewart’s forced departure...

Serbia probes attacks Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
Serbia's top-level security body met this week to investigate why police failed to stop angry riots, sparked by Kosovo's Western-backed independence, from torching the US embassy...

Rice to beef up foreign service Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will urge the US Congress to approve the funding of additional foreign service staff in order to achieve the objectives of the State Department's 'transformational diplomacy'...

Consul accused of demanding sex for visas Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
Alexandria, Virginia – A US Foreign Service officer stationed in Brazil and Congo used his status to pressure female visa applicants...

Australia culls political appointees Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
CANBERRA – The Labor government of former diplomat Kevin Rudd has begun to replace political appointees from the Howard...

Seven re-charged with embassy attack Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
NOUAKCHOTT – Seven men face new charges after being released from jail earlier this month...

Ambassador still missing Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
KABUL – Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan has been missing for two weeks but the Pakistani government...

Castro meets with Pope's man Embassy 5 – Feb 2008
HAVANA – Cuba's new president Raul Castro has began his tenure by meeting with the Vatican's top diplomat...

Sisulu dies in London Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
South African diplomat Mlungisi Sisulu, grandson of the late ANC freedom fighter Walter Sisulu, died of cerebral malaria...

US denies part in Kenya’s violence Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
NAIROBI – A diplomatic row erupted between the US Embassy in Nairobi and the Kenyan government, after it was implied that the US criticism of the December elections had fuelled violence...

Top US envoy steps down Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
WASHINGTON – Nicholas Burns, one of America’s top diplomats and a leading policymaker on Iran and India is to retire in March for personal reasons...

Australian embassy relocates after attack Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
KABUL – Australia has moved its embassy from the Serena Hotel after it was stormed by a Taliban suicide squad in the first organised attack against diplomats and other Western civilian targets...

US Envoy killed in Sudan Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
KHARTOUM – John Granville, a 33-year-old officer with the US Agency for International Development, was shot and killed...

Ambassador beaten into coma Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
PRETORIA – Opposition parties in South Africa have demanded more security for diplomats...

Bomb targets US envoys Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
BEIRUT – US diplomats were the target of an attack in which a roadside bomb exploded next to an Embassy

UKvisas gets best service award Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
SHANGHAI – The visa service run by the British Embassy and consulates in China has been voted the best in the country...

French Residence for sale Embassy 4 – Jan 2008
DUBLIN – The French government has decided to sell off its plush 40-room Ambassadorial residence...

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