diplomats

Japan announces expulsion of eight Russian diplomats

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is expected to announce additional sanctions against Russia in line with an agreement by the Group of Seven advanced industrialised nations.

published on : 8th April 2022

Italy, Denmark expel Russian diplomats as part of joint European action

Russia's ambassador to Denmark was informed of the decision early Tuesday, where the government also expressed a "strong condemnation of Russia's brutality against Ukrainian civilians in Bucha".

published on : 5th April 2022

Israel to host top Arab diplomats during Blinken's visit

Israel's Foreign Ministry said it would host the top diplomats from UAE, Morocco and Bahrain along with Blinken on Sunday and Monday, with additional details to be provided later.

published on : 25th March 2022

US expels 12 Russian UN staff for 'espionage activities'

Richard Mills, the US's deputy ambassador to the UN, told a Security Council meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine that the dozen had engaged in non-diplomatic activities.

published on : 1st March 2022

Russia to soon evacuate diplomats from Ukraine amid military offense

The Russian foreign ministry said that its diplomats have received threats and that its embassy and consulate has been under 'repeated attacks'.

published on : 23rd 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

Pakistan allows Taliban-appointed 'diplomats' to take charge of Afghan missions

Although Pakistan does not recognise the Taliban as the legitimate government in Kabul, it still issued visas to the appointed 'diplomats'.

published on : 30th October 2021

India, Pakistan last week agreed to resolve issues about treatment of diplomats: VK Singh tells Rajya Sabha

Pakistan had claimed that there had been as many as 26 instances of harassment and intimidation of its diplomats since March 7, following which Islamabad called back its high commissioner.

published on : 5th April 2018

Russia retaliates with mass US diplomat expulsions, consulate closure in Saint Petersburg

In Washington, the State Department said there was no justification for the Russian move and that the United States "reserves the right to respond."

published on : 30th March 2018

Harassment of diplomats: India sends note verbale to Pakistan

According to sources, the note verbale cited three specific incidents of Indian diplomats being harassed in Islamabad on Thursday.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Pakistan summons High Commissioner in India Sohail Mahmood​ over 'harassment' incident: Foreign Office​

The Pakistan Foreign Ministry claimed that the staff and their families have been facing harassment, intimidation and outright violence from Indian state agencies in recent weeks.

published on : 15th March 2018

India, Pakistan trade harassment claims of their High Commission personnel

Noting that the Pakistan High Commission here lodged complaints of harassment with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), sources said that no doubt there will be an investigation. 

published on : 12th March 2018

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
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