Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Us embassy News

U.S. Embassy evacuates more staff from South Sudan

The U.S. Embassy in the South Sudan's capital Juba has ordered the evacuation of more staff from the country, where three weeks of fighting between rebels and government troops has left more than 1,000 people dead.

New US ambassador to Spain has arrived in Madrid

Madrid - One of 16 new ambassadors to present their papers to Spanish King Juan Carlos in Madrid on Tuesday, the new US ambassador to Spain and Andorra, James Costos, is an animal rights campaigner, a vegetarian and is openly gay.

Al-Qaeda linked militants planned to attack US and French embassy

Cairo - Al-Qaeda linked militants in Egypt were planning to target both the US and French embassies in the country, before their plot was foiled.

Op-Ed: Benghazi and Boston -- Toward a Working Definition of Terrorism

How the term terrorism is officially defined and applied is under review here in the United States. The US Congress will convene this week to further investigate the attacks on the US Embassy in Benghazi, Libya and to discuss the related sequelae.

Turkey foils Al-Qaeda plot to bomb US embassy

Ankara - Turkish police have allegedly foiled an Al-Qaeda plot that sought to bomb the US embassy in Ankara, as well as a synagogue amongst other targets in the city of Istanbul.

U.S. Embassy in Ankara reopens and honors fallen guard

Ankara - Three days after the suicide bombing that killed a Turkish guard, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara reopens and honors the fallen staff member.

U.S. Embassy in Ankara attacked by suicide bomber Special

Ankara - A suicide bomber exploded just inside the security checkpoint at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey. One Turkish guard is reported dead and bystanders are rushed to the hospital.

Libyan President says consulate attack pre-planned, some disagree

Benghazi - Libyan President Mohamed Magariaf claims Tuesday's attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, which left a U.S. ambassador and three State Department employees dead, was pre-planned.

Op-Ed: Revered diplomat's prophetic words before being killed in Libya Special

Benghazi - Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith was one of four Americans killed during the U.S. consulate attack in Libya on Wednesday. He was a ten-year veteran of the US State Department.

Blind Chinese dissident in U.S. Embassy threatens China-U.S. ties

Beijing - The Texas-based group ChinaAid, says Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese dissident has taken refuge at the U.S. Embassy in China after escaping house arrest. Chen, in 2005, exposed forced abortions and sterilization under China's one-child policy.

Brazilian prostitute may sue U.S. Embassy in fresh scandal

Brasil - A Brazilian sex worker Romilda Aparecida Ferreira, 31, is planning to file a civil suit for injuries, medical expenses, lost income and psychological trauma after a U.S. Embassy van ran over her at a club parking lot and left her with injuries.

U.S. government protests Nigeria's crackdown on gays

Abuja - The United States government has expressed concern about the recent bill passed by the Nigerian senate that imposes a jail term of 14 years on anyone convicted of contracting same-sex marriage.

US Embassy in Kabul comes under Taliban attack

The US Embassy in Afghanistan has confirmed an attack on its building in Kabul. In a short statement on its website they state that there were no casualties among members of staff.

Filipinos worldwide celebrate 113 years of independence

Manila - Thousands of Filipinos from all over the world join their fellow countrymen as they celebrate the Philippines' 113th year of independence on Sunday, June 12.

Search Digital Journal Archives

Set up a news alert for

Us embassy

Us embassy Image

Tweet on the US Embassy Beijing s Twitter account
Tweet on the US Embassy Beijing's Twitter account
Screen cap
U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith aka Vile Rat
U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith aka Vile Rat
CCP Games
US embassy in Yemen
US embassy in Yemen