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Canada reducing Canadian staff at Cuba embassy by half

Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 8:01 p.m.

U.S. ambassador meets with American held for spying in Russia

U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman met in Moscow on Wednesday with a Michigan man who has been detained on espionage charges as the American government seeks answers about his …


Man explodes small bomb outside U.S. Embassy in Beijing

A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson.


UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

Dozens killed in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 52 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 6:52 p.m.

New U.S. Embassy criticized by Trump opens in London

The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time.


Republic of Congo releases U.S. citizen held for over a year

The United States Embassy in the Republic of Congo says a naturalized U.S. citizen who was detained in the country for more than a year has been released.


U.S. envoy chides Palestinians for ‘ugly’ Jerusalem response

The U.S. ambassador to Israel said the Palestinian response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “needlessly provocative.”


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 6:56 p.m.

Guatemala diplomat defends Israel embassy move, says no reversal

President Jimmy Morales’ top diplomat defended his decision to move Guatemala’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, rejecting on Tuesday international and domestic criticism after he followed Washington’s lead in announcing …


Guatemala says it is moving embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Guatemala’s president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of U.S. President …


Guatemala says it is moving embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Guatemala’s president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of U.S. President …


U.S. to slash embassy staff in Cuba, warns travelers of hotel attacks

The United States is yanking more than half its diplomatic personnel from the embassy in Havana and warning Americans not to visit Cuba, saying it’s for their own safety after …


Top U.S. diplomat says closing Embassy in Cuba ‘under review’

The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of …


Kremlin expects U.S. to quickly return Russian Embassy assets

The Kremlin says its patience with a U.S. plan to return the Russian Embassy’s compounds is running out.


UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem – for now

Stepping back from a campaign promise, President Donald Trump on Thursday decided not to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, at least for the next six months. The …


Man detained in Turkey after firing shots outside U.S. embassy

Turkish police have detained a man who fired shots in front of the U.S. embassy in Ankara, several hours after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was killed in an attack.


Integrus Architecture of Spokane designs state-of-the-art U.S. embassies worldwide

Most people in Spokane couldn’t point to Mauritania on a map. One business in town, however, has become familiar with the West African nation of 3.4 million people.


Britain orders Iran’s diplomats to leave UK

Britain ordered all Iranian diplomats out of the U.K. within 48 hours and shuttered its ransacked embassy in Tehran on Wednesday, in a significant escalation of tensions between Iran and …