The Greek government condemned on Friday as a "terrorist assault on democracy" a night-time gun attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens that saw the building sprayed with gunfire but no one was hurt.
The US today strongly refuted reports that its diplomatic missions overseas at times pay less than a dollar a day salary.
The United Nations says international treaties protect its office and all diplomatic missions from interference, spying and eavesdropping, but it is not directly commenting on reports that the US hacked UN internal communications.
China and Nepal have decided to open more diplomatic missions in each other`s territory to firm up their growing strategic ties.
The US has halted public dealing in all its diplomatic missions in Pak in light of continuing protests against the anti-Islam film for the third consecutive day.
The Home Ministry asked authorities in
Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata to beef up security
around the US consulates there and foil any attempt by anyone
to disturb peace there.
Israel`s Foreign Ministry has temporarily closed four diplomatic missions.
Day in Pics: 24th December
Showbiz World - December 24, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade