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Bahrain questions opposition leader after expelling US diplomat

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 01:18

Bahrain interrogated its top opposition leader on Wednesday after expelling a senior US diplomat for meeting him, a remarkable slap at Washington from an ally that hosts the US Navy`s Middle East fleet.

De Mistura to succeed Brahimi as Syria envoy: Diplomats

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:25

Staffan de Mistura, a veteran Italian-Swedish diplomat who has served previously in Afghanistan and Iraq, is to become the new UN envoy to Syria, diplomats said on wednesday.

Top US diplomat to visit India ahead John Kerry`s trip

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 04:03

In advance of the bilateral strategic dialogue, a top US diplomat will be visiting India this week as a part of preparation for the highest level talks between the two countries.

US diplomat says Bahrain expulsion `not about me`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:38

A senior US diplomat ordered to leave the Middle Eastern nation of Bahrain after meeting with a leading Shiite opposition group said today that the American ally`s move appears aimed at undermining reconciliation efforts between the government and the opposition.

Turkey top diplomat to visit Uzbekistan for first time in 13 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 21:41

Turkey`s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Tuesday he would visit the Central Asian state of Uzbekistan this week, the first such trip by the top Turkish diplomat in 13 years amid efforts to improve troubled relations.

Senior US diplomat `unwelcome` by Bahrain

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:25

Bahrain has told a senior US diplomat, who has met with representatives of the country`s opposition, that he was "unwelcome" in the kingdom and should "leave immediately."

Senior US diplomat `unwelcome`, should leave: Bahrain

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:36

Bahrain on Monday said that US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malinowski, is "unwelcome" in the kingdom and should leave immediately.

Kurdish diplomat cool to independence advocacy by Israel

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:29

A Kurdish diplomat has played down the significance of Israeli advocacy of independence for her people, saying it was not coordinated with the autonomous Kurdish government in Iraq and may be intended to serve Israel`s interests.

Israeli diplomat attack case: Kazmi seeks transfer of his case

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:44

Syed Mohammad Kazmi, an accused in the Israeli diplomat attack case on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of his case to another court alleging the judge was biased against him.

Kidnapped Tunisian embassy workers freed in Libya

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:49

A Tunisian diplomat and an embassy worker kidnapped earlier this year by unknown gunmen in Libya arrived at dawn on Monday at a Tunis airport after being freed on Sunday.

Next round of P5+1 and Iran talks in Vienna on July 2

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 07:40

The next round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 countries (comprising the US, China, Russia, France, Britain and Germany) would be held in Vienna on July 2, a top US diplomat has said.

`Condoleezza Rice brought world`s largest and oldest democracies together`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 05:47

Former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, played a key role in bringing the world`s largest democracy, India, and the oldest democracy, the US, "together", a top American diplomat has said.