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US aims to counter China by opening Solomon Islands embassy

The U.S. previously operated an embassy in the Solomons for five years before closing it in 1993. Since then, U.S. diplomats from neighbouring Papua New Guinea have been accredited to the islands.

published on : 12th February 2022

US State Department orders non-emergency employees in Kyiv embassy to leave

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on Friday said that Washington was 'continuing to reduce Kyiv Embassy footprint.'

published on : 12th February 2022

US and Russia face deep differences ahead of Ukraine talks

Joe Biden advised Putin that the upcoming talks could only work if the Russian leader “deescalated, not escalated, the situation” in the days ahead.

published on : 1st January 2022

'Nobody cares': China's terse response to Australia's diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympic Games

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Wang Wenbin said Beijing has lodged a diplomatic protest in response to Australia's diplomatic boycott.

published on : 8th December 2021

US plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said U.S. athletes will continue to compete and will “have our full support,” but added, “we will not be contributing to the fanfare of the games.”

published on : 7th December 2021

South Korea Police want to probe US diplomat over car accident

South Korea Police said they’re pushing to investigate a U.S. diplomat to find if he intentionally fled following a traffic accident in Seoul.

published on : 11th November 2021

First openly gay US ambassador James Hormel dies at 88

Hormel died on Friday at a San Francisco hospital with his husband, Michael, at his side and while listening to his favourite Beethoven concerto.

published on : 14th August 2021

Cuba 'sonic attack': President Raul Castro's surprising response to harmed US diplomats

In a rare face-to-face conversation, Castro told a U.S. diplomat that he was equally baffled, and concerned by the mysterious 'sonic attack' seemingly targeting US diplomats in Cuba.

published on : 15th September 2017

Cuba 'sonic attack' mystery grows: New details on what befell US diplomats

The Trump administration still hasn't identified a culprit or a device to explain the attacks, according to interviews with more than a dozen current and former U.S. officials.

published on : 15th September 2017

Mysterious 'sonic attacks' hit US diplomats, families in Cuba: Media

The incidents were first revealed in August when Canadian and US officials said they had launched an investigation into the cause of diplomats' sudden hearing loss, migraines, and nausea in Havana.

published on : 15th September 2017

President Putin says Russia will not expel US diplomats

"We will not create problems for American diplomats. We will not expel anyone," Putin said in a statement.

published on : 30th December 2016