Uganda carrying out anti-terrorism operation: US embassy

Ugandan security forces are carrying out an operation against a "suspected terrorist cell" in the capital Kampala, the US embassy warned on Saturday.

Libya militias take control of Tripoli govt offices

Libya's toothless outgoing government on Monday admitted it had lost control of government offices in Tripoli to armed militias.

US embassy workers to leave Liberia

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

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

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

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

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

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

US to boost security at embassy in Iraq: Official

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

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

Tunisia delays trial of suspects in US embassy attack

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

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

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.

Ecuador orders 20 Pentagon employees to leave: US embassy

Ecuador`s President Rafael Correa has ordered 20 Pentagon officers and staff to leave the country, a United States (US) embassy official said Friday.

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

Philippine police today clashed with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the US Embassy here opposing President Barack Obama`s upcoming visit.

Iran asks UN chief to intervene in envoy row

Iran on Monday urged United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to intervene directly in a row sparked by America`s refusal to give Tehran`s chosen UN envoy a visa.

US voices concern over new Afghan law

A new draft law in Afghanistan is drawing international outcry amid concerns that it would greatly restrict prosecutions of domestic violence.

Palestinians dismiss Israeli al Qaeda plot claim

Palestinian security officials on Thursday cast doubt on Israel`s claim that it broke up an al-Qaeda plot to bomb the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, alleging Israel concocted the story to bolster its position in peace talks.

Israel says foils al Qaeda plot on US Embassy

The Shin Bet intelligence agency said it had arrested three Palestinians who allegedly plotted bombings, shootings, kidnappings and other attacks.

Edward Snowden worked at US Embassy in Delhi: Report

Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden worked at the US Embassy in India and spent almost a week taking a course in "ethical hacking", about three years before he leaked the NSA`s surveillance programmes.