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South African twin brothers plotted to blow up US embassy: Police

Two South African brothers arrested on terrorism charges were plotting to blow up the US embassy in Pretoria and Jewish institutions, and planned to join the so-called Islamic State, police said Monday.

US expels 2 Russian officials after its diplomat attacked

The US has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an "unprovoked" attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman.

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

The blast in Kabul apparently targeted the offices of Afghanistan`s main security agency was followed by a heavy firefight.

US warns citizens against all non-essential travel to Pakistan

The Pakistan government maintains heightened security measures following attacks or in response to threats, the State Department said. 

US concern as Sudan releases man linked to diplomat's killers

Jaili helped in the escape of the four killers of John Granville, who worked for the US Agency for International Development.

US, French embassies decide to 'voluntarily' support Delhi's odd-even plan

US, French embassies decide to 'voluntarily' support Delhi's odd-even plan

The French and United States embassies have asked their employees to respect the odd-even plan, which was implemented on Friday with an aim to curb rising pollution in the capital city.

US varsity row: 'Embassy closely following students' deportation issue'

The United States embassy here on Thursday said it is closely following the situation after a group of Indian students who went abroad to study in two educational institutions in California were deported.

Air pollution: Beijing issues first-ever red alert; when will Delhi wake up to the alarm?

Air pollution: Beijing issues first-ever red alert; when will Delhi wake up to the alarm?

Beijing has upgraded its alert for air pollution from orange to red, the most serious level today, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

US Embassy warns of imminent attack in Kabul

 The U.S. Embassy in Kabul warned on Monday of an imminent attack in the Afghan capital, saying it had received credible reports of a threat within the next two days, although it had no other details.

US embassy in Kabul warns of imminent attack in city

US embassy in Kabul has received credible reports of an imminent attack in Kabul city within the next 48 hours. 

Official nullifies results of Zanzibar presidential poll

The political future of Zanzibar, a semiautonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania, was thrown into doubt today when its election commission chief nullified results of an election that the opposition claims it won.

Pro-Kremlin party dominates in Russia's local polls

Russia's election officials said on Monday that candidates from the ruling party backing President Vladimir Putin broadly swept the polls in local elections.

US warns of possible terrorist attack in South Africa

 The US Embassy in South Africa warned in a statement released on Tuesday of a possible terrorist attack by extremists against US interests in South Africa.

Temple blast: Thailand claims 'lot of progress' in probe

 Thailand on Friday said it has made "a lot of progress" in its probe into the blast in the Brahma temple here and suspected that the bomber had a number of "accomplices" in the country's worst attack that had killed 20 people.

Kerry departs Cuba after historic US embassy flag-raising

Secretary of State John Kerry departed Cuba Friday after a historic daylong visit to raise the US flag at the American embassy -- a milestone in Washington`s rapprochement with its onetime foe.

Raising US flag after 54 years, Kerry calls for democracy in Cuba

Raising US flag after 54 years, Kerry calls for democracy in Cuba

Secretary of State John Kerry called Friday for "genuine democracy" in Cuba as the American flag was raised over a US embassy in Havana for the first time in 54 years.

Key diplomatic missions in India condole 'Missile Man's demise'

Key diplomatic missions in New Delhi took to Twitter to condole the sudden demise of India's former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

South Korean man arrested for threat to kill US envoy

South Korean police said today they had arrested a 33-year-old man for threatening to kill the US Ambassador to Seoul, Mark Lippert, who was the victim of a vicious knife attack in March.

Suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghan capital

 A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops serving with NATO on the main road running between Kabul`s airport and the US embassy, police and security officials said.

US embassy on stand-by to help Americans in Greece

The US embassy in Athens is closely monitoring the situation in Greece and preparing to help any Americans facing difficulties amid the country`s political and economic upheavals.