Saudi Arabia slams Iran over probe into attacks on missions

After the execution, protesters stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran and the consulate in Mashhad.


Aug 03, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Chinese paper says Australia spying on embassy, monitoring citizens

Australia has been spying on China`s embassy and "harassing" Chinese people to provide intelligence, an influential state-run newspaper said on Thursday, citing a security source.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Malaysia says ready for five-year stake-out at North Korea embassy

Malaysia will wait to question suspects in the Kim Jong-Nam killing believed to be holed up in Kuala Lumpur's North Korean embassy "even if it takes five years," the country's police chief said today.

Mar 07, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Iran president says Saudi embassy attack 'totally unjustifiable'

At least 44 people were arrested late Saturday for storming the diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashhad after Saudi Arabia announced it had executed prominent Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr and 46 other men on "terrorism" charges.

Jan 03, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
Saudi diplomat, family charged with rape, torture; Embassy cries foul

Saudi diplomat, family charged with rape, torture; Embassy cries foul

A diplomat at the Saudi Arabia embassy in New Delhi has been booked for rape while his wife and daughter have been booked for torturing domestic helps in this Millennium City, Haryana Police said Tuesday.

Sep 08, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Letter bomb sent to French embassy in Rome

A probe has been launched to investigate a letter bomb sent to the French embassy in the Italian capital of Rome, a media report said on Thursday.

Aug 13, 2015, 15:30 PM IST
Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today clocks up three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case earlier this week.

Jun 19, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: Security source

 A bomb exploded outside Spain`s embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told a news agency, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

Apr 21, 2015, 05:58 AM IST

US missions in Saudi Arabia extend cancellation of services

A US official says the Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia will remain closed for consular services due to security concerns.

Mar 19, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

UAE to resume embassy work in Aden

 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Friday that it will resume its Yemen embassy`s work the port city of Aden

Feb 27, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Turkey police arrest man after bomb threat outside US consulate

The Turkish police on Friday arrested a man who threatened to set off a bomb outside the US consulate in Istanbul, local media reported.

Feb 27, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Italy closes embassy in conflict-riven Libya

Italy has closed its embassy in Libya temporarily due to the worsening conflict there, Foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday.

Feb 15, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

UAE evacuates embassy staff from Yemen capital

 The United Arab Emirates has suspended operations at its embassy in Yemen and evacuated staff over security concerns after a Shiite militia seized power, the foreign ministry said Saturday.

Feb 14, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Saudi Arabia, West evacuate embassy staff from Yemen due to security fears

Saudi Arabia has evacuated diplomatic staff from Yemen following a Shi`ite Muslim Houthi militia`s seizure of power there, joining Western countries who have also closed embassies due to fears of worsening violence.

Feb 13, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Thousands protest against Houthi rule in Yemen after embassies close

 Yemenis in the central city of Taiz and the capital Sanaa held the largest protests yet against a takeover by a Shi`ite Muslim militia group on Wednesday after the United States, Britain and France shut their embassies in Yemen over security fears. 

Feb 11, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

US in Cuba: `Imperialist` mission to become embassy

The high-fenced US Interests Section on Havana`s postcard-pretty seafront was a symbol of the Cold War friction that is now finally dissipating as it prepares to become an embassy.

Jan 21, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

559 Indians died in Kuwait last year: Embassy

 A total of 559 Indians died in Kuwait last year, five per cent more than compared to 2013, according to the Indian Embassy in Kuwait.

Jan 14, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

PM announces opening of Indian Cultural Centre in Sydney

There used to be another law, which required Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India​ (OCI) card holders to present themselves at police stations while visiting India.

Nov 17, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

China reopens embassy in Mogadishu after 23 years

 China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict.

Oct 13, 2014, 08:32 AM IST

US evacuates Libya embassy over `real risk` from fighting

The United States evacuated its Libyan embassy staff under air cover Saturday as they faced a "real risk" from fierce fighting around Tripoli airport, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Jul 27, 2014, 03:23 AM IST