October 12, 2021
At least five American families connected to the bustling U.S. Embassy in Colombia have been afflicted with the mysterious neurological ailment known as Havana Syndrome, in the latest attack against American diplomatic installation, people familiar with the matter said. In emails to embassy personnel, sent by Ambassador Philip Goldberg and others and reviewed by The […]
Russian and U.S. state flags fly near a factory in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region, Russia March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov MOSCOW, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Russia and the United States failed to make any major progress in a row over the functioning of their embassies at talks in Moscow on Tuesday and there is a risk […]
October 8, 2021
A Stars and Stripes flag flutters in the wind outside the new U.S. Embassy next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin July 3, 2008. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay BERLIN, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Police opened an investigation in August into several cases of so-called Havana syndrome among staff at the U.S. embassy in Berlin, Der Spiegel reported […]
October 6, 2021
Russian and U.S. state flags fly near a factory in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region, Russia March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov MOSCOW, Oct 6 (Reuters) – A Congressional proposal to expel 300 Russian diplomats from the United States would lead to the closure of U.S. diplomatic facilities in Russia if implemented, Russia’s foreign ministry has said. U.S. […]
August 16, 2021
Mr. Khalilzad is hoping to convince Taliban leaders that the embassy must remain open, and secure, if the group hopes to receive American financial aid and other assistance as part of a future Afghan government. The Taliban leadership has said it wants . . .
A U.S. Chinook helicopter flies over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. Helicopters are landing at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as diplomatic vehicles leave the compound amid the Taliban advanced on the Afghan capital. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption toggle caption Rahmat Gul/AP A U.S. Chinook helicopter flies over the U.S. […]
WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said late Sunday that all American embassy personnel in Kabul had been safely evacuated and are now located on the premises at Hamid Karzai International Airport. State Department spokesman Ned Price in a statement added that the Kabul airport’s “perimeter is secured by the U.S. military.” […]
August 15, 2021
U.S. Diplomats Scramble To Evacuate Now-Shuttered Embassy In Kabul NPR Source link
CNN — The United States is pulling out all US personnel from its embassy in Kabul over the next 72 hours, including top officials, two sources familiar with the situation told CNN on Sunday.
August 14, 2021
Murals are seen along the walls at a quiet U.S. Embassy on July 30 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Murals are seen along the walls at a quiet U.S. Embassy on July 30 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images A memo obtained by NPR lays out the […]