US envoy called to Merkel office to discuss spy 'crisis'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office asked the US ambassador to come in on Thursday to discuss new allegations of NSA spying, which threaten to drive a new wedge through transatlantic ties.

Syria opposition coalition turns down talks with UN envoy .

Syria's key opposition National Coalition will not take part in talks with the UN's peace envoy, instead delivering him a letter stating their position, a member said today. Hisham Marwa, deputy head of the coalition, which is recognised by much of the international community, dismissed the talks with UN envoy Staffan de Mistura as "unimportant".

Japanese police arrest man for threats to US envoy Kennedy

Japanese police on Thursday arrested a man for making threatening phone calls to the US embassy including against ambassador Caroline Kennedy, US officials said.

US envoy to be released from Seoul hospital after knife attack

US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert will be released from hospital Tuesday where he has been treated for injuries he sustained in a knife attack last week, doctors said.

US envoy to South Korea Mark Lippert attacked in Seoul
US envoy to South Korea Mark Lippert attacked in Seoul

 US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert has suffered injuries on Thursday following an attack by an armed assailant in South Korean capital here.

'Thousands` of Russian troops in east Ukraine'

The United States` senior envoy to Europe alleged Wednesday that Russia had deployed "thousands and thousands" of troops to neighboring Ukraine.

US, India united against Iran's nuclear programme: US envoy

The United States and India are united in opposing Iran's nuclear programme, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma said here Monday.

It's up to private firms to take N-deal forward now: US envoy

The US on Tuesday said the onus of leveraging on the civil nuclear deal with India, that figured prominently during President Barack Obama's visit last month, now lies with private companies and promised all necessary help to them from both Governments.

US envoy, several others join 'Walks for Life'

Cancer survivor, activists and sympathisers, including US Ambassador Richard Verma and his wife Pinky Verma, Sunday came out in the national capital for the 'Walk for Life', a programme organised to create awareness about cancer.

New US ambassador Richard Verma arrives in India

The new US ambassador, Richard Verma, arrived here Friday. He is the first ever Indian-American to be appointed the US envoy to India.

Who is Richard Rahul Verma?
Who is Richard Rahul Verma?

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Richard Rahul Verma, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next American ambassador to India, making him the first Indian-American envoy in New Delhi.

N Korea moving 'further away' from denuclearisation: US envoy

The US diplomat in charge of North Korea policy on Monday said a speech by its foreign minister at the United Nations shows the country is moving further away from a return to six-country nuclear talks.

Verma would make an excellent US Envoy to India: Congressmen

Top American lawmakers and eminent Indian-Americans have hailed President Barack Obama's decision to nominate Richard Rahul Verma as his next envoy to India, noting that he would make an excellent ambassador.

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons US envoy over spying report

Turkey`s Foreign Ministry summoned the US charge d`affaires, currently Washington`s most senior diplomat in Ankara, on Monday over a media report that the United States had spied on Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said.

US envoy Stephens meets Gujarat CM

The US interim Ambassador to India on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel and discussed a host of issues.

Obama`s phone call ended frosty ties with Modi: US envoy

The phone call from President Barack Obama to Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his electoral victory "set the tone" for ending the chill in the US` relations with the Indian leader caused by a decade-long visa ban, America`s interim Ambassador Kathleen Stephens said on Wednesday.

Bahrain put `unacceptable` conditions on US envoy: Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry voiced deep concern to Bahrain for expelling an American envoy and making "unacceptable demands" that foreign ministry personnel attend his private meetings, the State Department said Monday.

Obama to name first US envoy to Somalia in 20 years

President Barack Obama is set to name the first American ambassador to Somalia since the start of the brutal civil war more than 20 years ago, a top diplomat said Tuesday.

Pakistan, US discuss regional situation

US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins has opened talks with Pakistani leaders on bilateral and regional issues, focusing on the situation in Afghanistan, officials here said Thursday.

Israel, Palestinians hold peace talks with US envoy

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met on Friday with US envoy Martin Indyk to try to find a way to extend faltering peace talks, with one Palestinian source calling the discussion "difficult".