US Embassy reports threats to Americans in Afghanistan

The US Embassy in Afghanistan issued an emergency message on Tuesday warning of threats to Americans living in the capital Kabul.

World Cup 2015: US embassy prematurely declares Afghan victory against Bangladesh
World Cup 2015: US embassy prematurely declares Afghan victory against Bangladesh

The US embassy in Kabul seemed to get caught up in the excitement of Afghanistan's World Cup debut today, congratulating the side on victory just half-way through the Bangladesh innings.

US closes embassy in Yemen, evacuates staff

The United States has shut down its embassy in Yemen indefinitely and evacuated its staff and their families due to the worsening security conditions in the country, the State Department said Tuesday.

US closes embassy in Yemen to public until further notice

The United States said today that it has closed its embassy in Yemen to the public until further notice due to security concerns.

US embassy urges Haiti to resolve political crisis

The US embassy in Haiti urged the Caribbean country`s politicians Sunday to find a solution to the political crisis that will soon see its parliament`s mandate end, leaving a perilous political vacuum.

China arrests American Christian aid worker near North Korean border

China arrested on Friday a Korean American Christian aid worker who was being held near the country`s border with North Korea, signalling a toughening crackdown on Christian activists in the sensitive region.

US embassy in India to have its first female defence attache

he US embassy in India is all set to have its first female defence attache with the appointment of Brig Gen Robin L Fontes.

No report from US embassy about Delhi's air pollution: Govt

Government on Thrusday denied having received any report from the US embassy about Delhi's air pollution level, but admitted that air quality deteriorates during Diwali.

Nigeria-US training cancellation `logistical, not political`: Abuja

Nigeria on Friday said that a decision to cancel US training of its soldiers to fight Boko Haram was a logistical, not a political decision.

Suspect package sent to US embassy in New Zealand

Emergency services rushed to the United States embassy in Wellington on Wednesday after a suspicious package was found in the third such incident in less than 24 hours in New Zealand. 

Iranians mark anniversary of US Embassy takeover

Thousands of Iranians are chanting "Down with America" at a major anti-US rally to mark the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.

Protesters demand Philippine custody of US Marine

Dozens of activists burned a mock US flag as they protested at the US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a US Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.

Yemen Qaeda claims rocket attack near US embassy

Yemen`s Al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Sharia claimed responsibility for a rocket that hit near the US embassy in Sanaa Saturday, shortly after the mission said it was unlikely the target.

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.