Hackers break into Brazil foreign ministry email system

Hackers penetrated Brazil`s foreign ministry internal email system but failed to get access to confidential government documents and cables, a ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka to shut some embassies in Europe

The Sri Lankan government has decided to shut down some of its embassies in Europe, the external affairs ministry said Tuesday.

Ireland to close embassies to Vatican, 2 others

Ireland denied that its deteriorating ties with the Catholic Church played a role in its choice of cuts.

US, UN condemn Syria after embassies attacked

Tensions between the US and Syria have risen sharply over the past few days.

Anarchists claim responsibility for Rome bombs

Parcel bombs wounded two people at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome.

Parcel bombs target German, Italian leaders, embassies

Greece halted foreign mail deliveries
after nearly a dozen small parcel bombs were discovered addressed to the leaders of France, Germany and Italy and
foreign embassies in Athens.

Embassies of 10 countries in China cover Japan

Ten countries, including eight in Africa, do not have embassies in Japan and their embassies in China take charge of diplomatic operations involving Japan.

Yemen`s al Qaeda deputy chief urges new attacks

The deputy chief of al Qaeda`s offshoot in Yemen has called for attacks on Saudi Arabia and US interests in the region.

Yemen arrests man who threatened embassies: Ministry

Yemeni security forces have arrested a man in Sana’a who had threatened to blow up foreign embassies and assassinate Yemeni leaders, the Defence Ministry`s 26sep.net news website said on Saturday.

Yemen captures key Qaeda chief as embassies reopen

Yemeni security forces, under US pressure to rein in extremists, Wednesday captured a key Al-Qaeda leader believed to be behind threats that saw foreign embassies in Sanaa closing their doors, police said.

French & British embassies reopen in Yemen

The French embassy in Sanaa reopened Wednesday after being closed for two days due to the threat of an al-Qaida attack, a diplomat at the mission said.

Yemen kills militants it says threatened embassies

Yemeni forces on Monday killed at least two al Qaeda militants they said were behind a threat that forced the U.S. and European embassies to close, as concern grew about the poor Arab country`s stability.

Yemen tightens security around embassies, airport

Security has been ratcheted up around the airport and foreign embassies in Sana’a, Yemeni officials said on Monday, amid fears of strikes by an al Qaeda branch linked to a botched attack on a US airliner.

Taliban claim blast at NATO HQ in Kabul

Taliban claimed responsibility for the bomb that targetted NATO HQ in Kabul, killing 7 and wounding 91.