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US embassy workers to leave Liberia

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 12:22

The US State Department has ordered all workers and their families at its embassy in Liberia to leave the country in the wake of the Ebola virus pandemic in the west African nation.

US slams Sri Lanka over intimidation of war victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 02:43

The United States led Western criticism of Sri Lanka today after pro-government activists broke up a meeting of US diplomats and ethnic Tamils who lost loved ones in the island`s separatist war.

US evacuates embassy amid ongoing violence in Libya

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:31

The US Saturday shut down its embassy in Libya and evacuated its personnel to neighbouring Tunisia as clashes between rival militias in the country`s capital Tripoli posed a "very real risk".

Sudan Christian`s lawyers want forgery rap dismissed

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:06

Lawyers for a Sudanese Christian woman in hiding at the US embassy in Khartoum sought the dismissal on Sunday of forgery charges against her so she can leave the country.

Native American mask auction held in Paris despite US protest

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:30

An auction of Native American masks by the Hopi tribe went ahead in Paris on Friday despite objections from the US embassy and members of the 18,000-strong Arizona community.

800 interviewed on student visa day at US embassy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 18:58

The US embassy here Thursday organised a "student visa day" and around 800 applicants aspiring to study in America were interviewed.

ISIS fighters take new town; US `may` discuss Iraq issue with Iran during N-talks

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 13:55

In wake of the escalation of Iraq crisis with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continuing their onslaught, the United States has decided to evacuate some staff from its heavily fortified embassy in Baghdad.

US to boost security at embassy in Iraq: Official

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 02:27

The US embassy in Baghdad is increasing its security staff and vowed to remain open after militants captured vast swathes of territory and headed for the capital, officials said.

Fire near US embassy in New Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 17:05

A fire broke out near the United States embassy here on Wednesday afternoon, reports said.

Tunisia delays trial of suspects in US embassy attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 01:36

A Tunisian court delayed for the third time today the appeals trial of Islamists accused of attacking the US embassy in 2012, with numerous defendants and lawyers absent.

US embassy in Yemen closed to public

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 06:57

The US embassy in Yemen is closed to the public for the time being in response to a string of attacks on foreign diplomats in the past two months, the State Department said Wednesday.

Thousands of hard-liners in Iran protest nuke deal

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 22:51

Thousands of hard-liners in Iran have gathered at the former US Embassy in Tehran to protest against the Islamic Republic`s recent deal with world powers over its contested nuclear programme.