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Pakistan's ambassador to Germany: India must end Kashmir lockdown

In a DW interview, Pakistan's ambassador to Germany, Jauhar Saleem, has said India needs to lift the Kashmir curfew and restore communications if it wants to resume normal diplomatic relations with Pakistan....

Pakistan's ambassador to Germany: India must end Kashmir lockdown

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LIfe under lockdown in India's portion of Kashmir When the Indian government stripped the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and reclassified it as a union territory earlier this month, it left many citizens there in a state of confusion and concern....
11:16, 08/29/2019

| WATCH | India to keep Kashmir lockdown for Eid on protest fears Indian authorities are expected to extend a military clampdown in Kashmir ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival on fears protests could break out over its stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonomy....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Lawyer says India promises to ease Kashmir lockdown in days An attorney says India’s government has assured the Supreme Court that the situation in disputed Kashmir is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Kashmir in lockdown as India reveals plan to change state's status Indian-controlled Kashmir was in lockdown Monday, with tens of thousands of new troops deployed into what is already one of the most militarized places in the world, as New Delhi announced contentious changes to the way the territory is administered....
12:16, 08/05/2019

Kashmir Lockdown "Draconian", Says Editors Guild Of India: Full Statement The Editors Guild of India on Saturday issued a statement expressing its concerns of the government's shutdown of communications in Jammu and Kashmir....
03:32, 08/11/2019

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
06:16, 08/07/2019

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding millions in their homes as authorities also suspended some internet services and deployed thousands of fresh troops around the increasingly tense region. Me...
09:48, 08/05/2019

Life under lockdown in Kashmir When the Indian government stripped the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and reclassified it as a union territory earlier this month, it left many citizens there in a state of confusion and concern....
22:48, 08/29/2019

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
23:16, 08/21/2019

Kashmir lockdown — an uneasy calm prevails India-administered Kashmir has remained cut off from the outside world ever since New Delhi decided to end the region's autonomy and imposed a near-total communications blackout. DW managed to speak to some Kashmiris....
19:00, 08/09/2019

Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the outside world....
17:32, 08/16/2019

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control....
22:32, 08/16/2019

No phone calls, no groceries: Kashmir on edge under lockdown The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackout...
13:16, 08/08/2019

Hundreds of Migrant Workers Flee Kashmir Under Lockdown (JAMMU, India) — Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India. Some complained on Wednesday that their Kashmiri employers didn’t pay them any sal...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Anger boiling over in Kashmir amid continuing lockdown New Delhi's imposition of severe restrictions on people's movement and communication in India-administered Kashmir has strengthened separatist tendencies in the region. Rifat Fareed reports from Pulwama....
16:48, 09/10/2019

Kashmir lockdown hinders journalists from flying abroad India-administered Kashmir has been under a strict lockdown in recent weeks after New Delhi revoked the region's special status. A Kashmiri journalist has now been prevented by authorities from flying abroad....
19:16, 09/02/2019

Kashmir city on lockdown after calls for protest march Posters in India-administered Srinagar urged people to defy ban on public gatheringsThe main city in Indian-administered Kashmir has been placed under lockdown following calls for residents to march en masse against the revocation of the territory’s special status.Posters were put up overnight this ...
13:48, 08/23/2019

'Our hearts are on fire': Kashmir spends Eid al-Adha in lockdown Areas of Srinagar deserted during religious holiday, usually one of the year’s busiestMuslims in Indian-administered Kashmir spent the religious holiday of Eid al-Adha in a security lockdown, unable to call their friends and relatives as an unprecedented communications block remained in place for an...
09:32, 08/13/2019

| 500 protests, hundreds injured in Kashmir lockdown - government source At least 500 incidents of protest have broken out in Indian Kashmir since New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy and imposed a military clampdown more than three weeks ago, a senior government source says....
23:16, 08/28/2019

Apples rot in Kashmir orchards, as lockdown puts economy in tailspin It's harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while in orchards across India's Jammu and Kashmir state unpicked apples rot on the branch....
07:16, 09/19/2019

‘Kashmir is like an open jail’: Activists describe life under lockdown A team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered state of Kashmir.        ...
17:32, 08/14/2019

Kashmir’s Main City is a Maze of Razor Wire and Steel Barriers as the Lockdown Continues (SRINAGAR, India) — The main city in the India-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has turned into a vast maze of razor wire coils and steel barricades as drones and helicopters hover overhead. Wearing flak jackets and riot gear, paramilitary soldiers carry automatic ...
06:32, 08/14/2019

Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian ambassador and suspend trade after suggesting its rival could carry out ethnic cleansing in Kashmir, where tensions remain high following Delhi’s decision to revoke the state’s spec...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir dispute Pakistan's National Security Committee has decided to downgrade diplomatic ties and suspend trade with India. The Hindu-nationalist government in India abolished the autonomous status of its part of Kashmir on Monday....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India's ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Pakistan removes Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Neighbours China and Pakistan, which both claim parts of Kashmir, have voiced fierce opposition to India's removal of a constitutional provision that had allowed the country's only Muslim-majority state to make its own laws....
02:16, 08/08/2019

Germany needs to ban Hezbollah, US Ambassador Grenell says The US ambassador to Germany called for the German government to completely ban the Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah as violent terrorists, warning that the group is recruiting members and soliciting donations....
07:32, 09/06/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD BERLIN (AP) — The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said things that are “highly insulting for Jews, for Israel and for the entire issue of the Holocaust.” Jeremey Issacharoff told Ger...
12:16, 05/12/2019

Saudi ambassador to Germany says all options on the table against Iran: radio The Saudi ambassador to Germany said on Thursday all options were on the table in retaliation to attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities over the weekend that the kingdom has blamed on Iran....
08:16, 09/19/2019

Will US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell be Trump's next security adviser? US President Trump called Richard Grenell, the top US envoy to Germany, one of five "good people" for the national security adviser job. But Grenell's assertive approach to diplomacy may lead Trump to keep him in Berlin....
10:32, 09/12/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra in his budget request....
19:48, 05/17/2019

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
17:00, 08/03/2019

UK, Australia, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to......
05:00, 08/04/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
20:16, 05/29/2019

US Ambassador To India Meets Rajnath Singh, Discusses Defence Ties United States Ambassador to India Ken Juster paid a courtesy call on Defence minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Monday. The two held a discussion on the defence ties between New Delhi and......
06:48, 06/25/2019

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
18:32, 08/16/2019

India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that stripping the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions has helped unify the country...
12:32, 08/15/2019

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India ...
19:48, 08/07/2019

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa dies in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest.Zakir Musa, 25, was part of a ...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Kashmir: Pro-India lawmaker arrested under controversial law The former leader of the Indian-administered part of Kashmir was arrested on Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to detain people for two years without trial....
15:48, 09/16/2019

India to try to revoke Kashmir's special status Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is to attempt to withdraw the special status of the disputed territory of Kashmir and split the state in two, in a move likely to face major resistance in the Muslim-majority state and escalate tensions with Pa...
11:48, 08/05/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise but India Says No Plans for War The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
20:48, 08/30/2019

India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the territory....
11:16, 08/23/2019

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades of conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Here's what you need to know....
21:48, 08/08/2019

Bus crashes into gorge in India’s Kashmir, killing 31 SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a minibus has crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 31 people and injuring another 7. Civil administrator Angrez Singh Rana says the bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road Monday as its driver negotiated a curve and rolled down ...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Experts question legality of India’s changes in Kashmir Experts question legality of methods used by India’s Hindu-nationalist government to revoke the special constitutional status of Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state...
05:48, 08/07/2019

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by both India and Pakistan since partition in 1947....
12:48, 08/05/2019

India Ends Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking unrest in Kashmir, which is at the center of one of the world’s most worrying nuclear face-offs....
00:16, 08/06/2019

India Moves to End Kashmir's Special Status India’s government has moved to end the special status of the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering an immediate uproar in Parliament and raising the prospect of unrest in the region....
13:48, 08/05/2019

| Trump talks Kashmir with India, Pakistan PMs US President Donald Trump has spoken with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir....
22:48, 08/21/2019

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominantly Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decades while opposition legislators protested....
08:48, 08/06/2019

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture out of their home" amid a tightening crackdown in the contested region....
23:00, 09/08/2019

India promises easing of restrictions, food for Kashmir Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir have promised easing of restrictions and essential supplies for an Islamic festival...
07:00, 08/11/2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
05:32, 08/04/2019

India set to withdraw Kashmir's special status and split it in two Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is set to withdraw the special status of the disputed territory of Kashmir and split the state in two, in a move likely to face major resistance in the Muslim-majority state and escalate tensions with Pakistan....
02:16, 08/06/2019

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
14:32, 08/15/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India over Kashmir The political crisis over the disputed territory of Kashmir is escalating, with Pakistan saying it would downgrade its diplomatic ties with India, expel the Indian ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its regional rival...
20:16, 08/07/2019

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Kashmir has been arrested under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial...
09:48, 09/16/2019

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent reaction to India’s decision Aug. 5 to revoke some of the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. C...
03:16, 08/18/2019

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling India's internal affairs, the foreign ministry said on Friday as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
13:48, 08/09/2019

India Leaves Risky Political Vacuum in Kashmir India’s decision to sideline Kashmiri political leaders as it enforces a military lockdown has left many locals wondering how their Muslim-majority state will mesh with an increasingly Hindu-dominant India....
03:16, 08/24/2019

Article 370: How India's special status for Kashmir works Revoking Article 370 of India's constitution was one of the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party ahead of recent elections. On Monday, the government made good on its pledge, prompting criticism from Pakistan....
19:16, 08/05/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise as India Tightens Security The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
12:48, 08/30/2019

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to World Court Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take its dispute with India over Kashmir to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked the special status of its part of the region earlier this month....
04:48, 08/21/2019

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. Khan has also demanded action from the global community....
10:16, 08/07/2019

Fury in India over Donald Trump's Kashmir claims US president said during meeting with Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, that India wanted him to mediate India’s foreign minister has firmly denied Donald Trump’s claim that the US president was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the Kashmir dispute, following a furious response from...
17:00, 07/23/2019

India’s Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status by presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops descended and some internet and phone services were suspended in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule. Home Min...
09:48, 08/05/2019

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
12:00, 08/10/2019

Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to fight India's plan for Kashmir Pakistan's military has condemned India's move to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status, and will "go to any extent" to fight the change, the country's chief of army staff said Tuesday....
10:48, 08/07/2019

| India defends blocking politicians from visiting Kashmir Indian authorities have defended blocking opposition politicians from visiting Muslim-majority Kashmir, saying it is to 'avoid controversy', weeks after stripping the restive region of its autonomy and imposing a major clampdown....
06:48, 08/26/2019

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs celebrate settling in Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after government revoked its statehood...
07:16, 08/22/2019

Families fear for their relatives in India-administered Kashmir The Kashmir conflict has split families apart for decades. Now as tensions have been reignited, families in Pakistan-administered Kashmir are worried about their relatives on the Indian side of the border....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Pakistan vows 'fullest possible response' to India over Kashmir Pakistan will make the fullest possible response to India's actions in disputed Kashmir and the global community would be responsible for any "catastrophic" aftermath, Imran Khan, the prime minister of the Muslim-majority nation, said on Friday....
11:48, 09/06/2019

Top India security official: Despite death, Kashmir peaceful India’s top security official says the death of a 19-year-old man hit by pellets fired by security forces in Kashmir was unfortunate, but demonstrates that the crackdown in the restive Himayalan region has largely been peaceful...
15:16, 09/07/2019

France presses India to opt for dialogue in Kashmir crisis French President Emmanuel Macron has met with India’s prime minister, discussing climate and other concerns ahead of the G-7 summit but also pressing for dialogue with Pakistan over the crisis in Kashmir...
22:48, 08/22/2019

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
21:16, 08/08/2019

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim-majority state, splitting the region into two union territories after revoking its special rights u...
09:48, 08/07/2019

India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Islamic festival Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say restrictions have been eased in most parts of Srinaga ahead of an Islamic festival following India’s decision to strip the region of its constitutional autonomy...
08:00, 08/11/2019

Kashmir Well On Its Way To Normalcy, India Assures UN Rights Body India today flatly rejected Pakistan's claims of largescale human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, assuring the international community that the situation in the region has vastly improved in......
01:00, 09/11/2019

Pakistan says will downgrade diplomatic relations with India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Wednesday it will "downgrade" diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
21:16, 08/07/2019

Kashmir crisis: Pakistan takes a diplomatic gamble with India Pakistan is making the most of its limited options to pressure India over Kashmir. But what can Islamabad hope to achieve by expelling the Indian ambassador and breaking off trade relations?...
21:16, 08/08/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country....
14:48, 08/05/2019

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minorities in India....
17:32, 08/14/2019

What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets, firing pellet guns and tear gas to quell protests....
11:16, 08/23/2019

In Kashmir, shopkeepers refuse to open despite India easing some curbs A month after India withdrew contested Kashmir's autonomy, locked it down with thousands of additional troops and made mass arrests, residents are resisting attempts by authorities to show some signs of normalcy returning in the Muslim-majority valley....
16:01, 09/05/2019

World may not learn the truth in India-controlled Kashmir until it's too late One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's happening there until it's too late....
12:00, 08/10/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces in the disputed region. The Jammu-Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society on ...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Trump urges restraint on Kashmir in call with India and Pakistan US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a "tough situation" and that he had "good conversations" with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. He urged them to work towards reducing tensions....
15:48, 08/20/2019

Pakistan Runs Out of Options as India Tightens Grip on Kashmir Threatened with sanctions over its ties to militants, and with the cost of war perilously high, Pakistan has little recourse diplomatically or militarily....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India deployed more troops and ordered thousands of visitors out of the region...
01:48, 08/05/2019

India Has Taken Kashmir, But Winning the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris Will be Harder On the sunny, cloudless morning when Imaad Tariq was born in Kashmir, most of his family had no idea. “Nobody knows that my wife delivered a baby boy,” says Tariq Ahmad Sheikh, at the hospital on Aug. 6, a day later. “We couldn’t inform family, nor is anyone able to reach her...
19:48, 08/08/2019

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed region have escalated between the two nations this month....
06:00, 08/20/2019

"No Such Request By PM": India Rejects Trump's Kashmir Mediation Claim India has rejected US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, stressing that "all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed......
08:48, 07/23/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India's Hindu voters Shortly before India's elections began in April, New Delhi banned civilian traffic on the only major highway connecting the heart of disputed Kashmir with the rest of the country....
08:16, 05/06/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir: Live updates India has announced plans to change the way Indian-controlled Kashmir is administered. Thousands of new troops have been deployed and prominent politicians are under house arrest. Get live updates here....
16:48, 08/05/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
18:16, 08/07/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India’s Hindu voters Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a hard-line approach to Kashmir, and while unpopular in the disputed Muslim-majority territory, the campaign is resonating with his nationalist Hindu base...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier in the week....
23:16, 08/07/2019

Trump wasn't invited to mediate Kashmir conflict, says India Indian officials have denied claims made by United States President Donald Trump that he was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the long-running Kashmir conflict, after his comments provoked a social media firestorm in India....
10:16, 07/24/2019

Modi hails 'one nation' India as he defends Kashmir move India's prime minister has defended his move to strip the people of Kashmir of their special status, saying it represented "one nation, one constitution"....
15:32, 08/15/2019

"Legitimises Terrorism": India Protests UN Body Report On Kashmir India has reacted strongly and lodged a diplomatic protest over a new report by the UN Office of the High Commission for Human Rights on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian government has......
14:32, 07/08/2019

Pakistan says it sees no talks with India, warns of ‘genocide’ in Kashmir India and Pakistan both rule parts of Kashmir while claiming it in full. They have fought two wars over the region and their forces regularly trade fire across a 740-km (466-mile) Line of Control, which is the de facto border....
20:17, 09/10/2019

India Won't Discuss Jammu And Kashmir Issue At UN Says Foreign Secretary India will not dwell upon the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly and instead discuss its contribution on the development, peace, and security fronts as a responsible member of the......
03:18, 09/20/2019

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after government revoked its statehood...
18:16, 08/22/2019

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a counterinsurgency operation in the sout...
10:16, 05/24/2019

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love to be a mediator."...
01:00, 07/24/2019

| India, Pakistan ex-cricket stars in Twitter spat over Kashmir Former stars of fierce cricket rivals India and Pakistan traded online barbs over New Delhi's explosive decision to strip restive Kashmir of its autonomous status....
16:48, 08/06/2019

India is fanning the flames of conflict in Kashmir. Now 8,000 Pakistanis are protesting Supporters of a Pakistani Islamist party are marching to denounce New Delhi's changes to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.        ...
12:00, 08/10/2019

| India's Dhoni to carry out army duty in Kashmir conflict India cricket legend M.S. Dhoni is to go on a tour of duty in Indian Kashmir after skipping a tour of the West Indies with the national team to join his regiment, a military source said....
18:32, 07/25/2019

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in a bid to prevent unrest....
14:32, 08/16/2019

Troops lock down Kashmir as India votes to strip its status Indian lawmakers passed a bill that strips statehood from the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir, which archrival Pakistan warned could lead to war...
05:48, 08/07/2019

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his......
02:48, 08/23/2019

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir.In some of his strongest words since Delhi revoke...
03:00, 08/15/2019

| Protests, fear, gunfire in Kashmir after India strips autonomy Fear has gripped Indian Kashmir as residents leaving the restive territory spoke of a tense military crackdown and protests breaking out against the shock government move to scrap its autonomous status....
04:48, 08/08/2019

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
04:48, 08/08/2019

My son is one of Kashmir’s ‘disappeared’. When will India tell the truth about their fate? | Parveena Ahangar Kashmir is under siege. Up to 10,000 people have been victims of enforced disappearance, including my son JavaidThe Eid this year was like no other. We could not even offer the obligatory sacrifice because of the total siege by India of Kashmir.When my son Yasir went to fetch bread in the morning an...
18:32, 09/12/2019

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
21:16, 05/20/2019

Pakistani PM: India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a fiery speech on Friday, in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan....
14:48, 09/13/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India after New Delhi stripped the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
16:48, 08/07/2019

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions....
11:16, 06/10/2019

Concern about Kashmir mounts as India blocks phone and Internet service A day after the state was stripped of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
02:48, 08/07/2019

India lawmakers set to ratify bill to strip Kashmir, Jammu of autonomy Internet and communications remained down amid an ongoing lockdown in Kashmir Tuesday, a day after the Indian government said it would end the special autonomous status it's had for decades....
00:48, 08/07/2019

India orders pilgrims to leave Kashmir amid troop buildup India asked Hindu pilgrims to leave Kashmir due to security threats posed by militants. The advisory and recent troop buildup has Kashmiris worried over an impending crackdown....
07:16, 08/03/2019

Pakistan's Imran Khan likens India's actions in Kashmir to Nazism Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has likened India's revoking of Jammu and Kashmir state's autonomy to Nazi ideology, and warned the international community that inaction would be similar to appeasing Hitler....
17:53, 08/12/2019

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
08:32, 08/11/2019

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group....
13:16, 05/11/2019

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis hold anti-India demonstration over Kashmir Cities around Pakistan came to a standstill on Friday as tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets in a government-led demonstration of solidarity with the disputed region of Kashmir, after India revoked its autonomy this month....
11:48, 08/30/2019

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status, Raising Fears of Unrest The government announced an end to decades of autonomy in the disputed region, where residents were already on edge over increased troop levels and the suspension of internet service....
16:16, 08/05/2019

Donald Trump Claims PM Asked For Mediation On Kashmir, India Denies US President Donald Trump has triggered a political row by claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate on Kashmir. In a joint press conference with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan......
08:48, 07/23/2019

India shuts down communications for millions before stripping Jammu & Kashmir of autonomy The Indian government has blocked all communication channels including mobile networks, internet, broadband, and landlines since last night in some parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This move was in the wake of the central government’s effort to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution, w...
13:16, 08/05/2019

India revokes special status for Kashmir, sparking fears of unrest India revoked the special status for Kashmir on Monday that would strip its ability to make laws as it cut off communications and deployed thousands of troops to the disputed Himalayan region over fears of unrest. The ​action of the ​Hindu nationalist government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi​ ...
23:16, 08/05/2019

India, Pakistan In Heated Exchange Over Kashmir At South Asia Event India on Sunday blocked an attempt by Pakistan to raise the subject of Jammu and Kashmir during the South Asian Speakers' Summit in the Maldives, saying Islamabad should end all state support to......
19:16, 09/01/2019

Kashmir: India’s ‘draconian’ blackout sets worrying precedent, warns UN Exclusive: special rapporteur speaks as Modi calls revoking special status start of ‘new era’ The unprecedented communications blackout imposed on Indian-administered Kashmir could signal a departure in the way in which democratic states clamp down on information in contentious areas, the UN’s speci...
23:16, 08/08/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
10:16, 08/05/2019

'Kashmir Hour' across Pakistan offers support for embattled India regions Tens of thousands of Pakistanis participated Friday in an observance to support the Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir territories after they were stripped of their autonomy this month....
17:48, 08/30/2019

India plans to ease Kashmir curbs for Friday prayers: media Authorities plan to relax curbs in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir to allow people to offer Friday prayers, media said, as a five-day lockdown damped protests over the withdrawal of the Himalayan region's special status....
10:48, 08/09/2019

Kashmir: First protestor confirmed dead as tensions rise between India and Pakistan A teenager in Kashmir was on Wednesday confirmed dead after being injured while protesting India's removal of the region's special status. The future of the region is unclear....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubled Himalayan territory in nearly seven decades....
08:16, 08/06/2019

PM Modi Made Kashmir Inseparable Part Of India "In One Go": Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a firm decision and made Jammu and Kashmir an inseparable part of India in "one go", Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday....
23:16, 08/29/2019

India, Pak "Close" To Resolving Kashmir During Vajpayee Time: Imran Khan India and Pakistan were "pretty close" to resolving the Kashmir issue, in phases, during the regime of then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan......
01:00, 07/24/2019

Trump's Kashmir Mediation Offer "Not On Table Anymore": India's US Envoy US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his offer of mediation on Kashmir is "not on the table anymore", a top Indian diplomat said on Monday....
09:00, 08/13/2019

In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Other see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy....
00:16, 08/07/2019

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan and Indian often exchange fire in the Himalayan region, but tensions have increased since Aug. 5 when New Delhi changed the statu...
12:00, 08/19/2019

Expect India To Adopt Just Policy Towards People Of Kashmir: Iran Leader The Supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation of Muslims in Kashmir, two weeks after the centre ended the special status to Jammu and......
06:48, 08/22/2019

Kashmir crisis: India-Pakistan border clashes 'kill several soldiers' At least five people have been killed in gunfire along the Kashmir border, Pakistani officials have said. The border skirmishes come amid heightened tensions in Kashmir over India's move to revoke the region's autonomy....
22:00, 08/15/2019

France Tells Pakistan To Deal With India Bilaterally Over Kashmir Issue France has said that the Kashmir issue is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, asking them to resolve their differences over it through political dialogue and refrain from any step likely to......
13:48, 08/21/2019

India's Modi trumpets Kashmir move, but local support is scarce Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that he had won over people in the region's biggest city - and a deadly border clash with Pakistan added to tensions....
21:00, 08/15/2019

India independence day celebration takes place under strict security in Kashmir Drones and helicopters fly above heavily fortified cricket stadium as Indian flag unfurledA ceremony in Kashmir marking India’s independence day was held under strict security inside a heavily fortified cricket stadium, while residents remained under curfew.Drones and helicopters flew overhead as Sa...
16:32, 08/15/2019

Is Modi-Trump Houston rally an endorsement of India's Kashmir policy? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held a rally with US President Donald Trump in the US state of Texas. What implications could the event have for the Indian leader's controversial Kashmir actions? DW analyzes....
11:18, 09/23/2019

Pakistan Asks UN Security Council To Meet Over India's Move In Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir under a "temporary" provision in the......
08:48, 08/14/2019

Humiliating Kashmir is part of Modi’s plan to remake India | Kapil Komireddi The brutal abolition of the region’s special status is another stage in the prime minister’s Hindu nationalist projectOn Valentine’s Day this year, Narendra Modi went on a date with Bear Grylls. As the two men set off on an “adventure of a lifetime” in India’s Corbett national park, 500 miles to the...
00:16, 08/07/2019

India accuses Pakistan-backed militants of targeting Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir Indian security officials on Friday said they had found evidence of attacks planned by Pakistani military-backed militants on a major Hindu pilgrimage in the disputed Muslim-dominated region of Kashmir....
16:16, 08/02/2019

Court convicts six in child rape, murder case in India's Jammu and Kashmir An Indian court on Monday convicted six men of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India's Jammu and Kashmir state last year, said a prosecution lawyer....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Pakistan halts train service to India, bans films over Kashmir change Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday and banned Indian films as it exerted diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the special status of Kashmir, the region at the heart of 70 years of hostility between them....
22:16, 08/08/2019

Kashmir tensions as India moves to scrap special status: Live updates India has announced plans to change the way Indian-controlled Kashmir is administered. Thousands of new troops have been deployed and prominent politicians are under house arrest. Get live updates here....
12:16, 08/05/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir in step Pakistan calls illegal India on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan, moving to grasp its only Muslim-majority region more tightly....
08:16, 08/06/2019

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
09:16, 08/18/2019

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen on Monday after a tense weekend of protests in the territory.At least two dozen pe...
22:16, 08/18/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir move The move follows India’s sudden retraction of constitutional rights in the disputed region that has long been a flash point between the two countries....
20:16, 08/07/2019

UN chief urges India and Pakistan to dial down tensions in wake of Kashmir attack United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take steps to defuse tensions in the wake an attack in Kashmir late last week that left dozes of Indian security forces dead....
18:16, 04/28/2019

| WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute India has denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict with Pakistan.WATCH NOW....
23:16, 07/23/2019

China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades....
22:32, 08/16/2019

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers began leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after a local government alert over possible militant attacks, and India said it killed at least five militants who were trying to attack its forces....
21:32, 08/03/2019

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both countries claim....
21:32, 08/03/2019

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
11:48, 08/09/2019

Court convicts six in child rape, murder case in India's Jammu and Kashmir: lawyer An Indian court on Monday convicted six men for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, a lawyer for the prosecution told reporters, in a case that sparked outrage across the country....
09:16, 06/10/2019

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement and regional leaders fear arrest "As per the order there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed (in the district of Srinagar)," Indian authorities said on Kashmir....
14:48, 08/05/2019

Pakistan's PM warns of suicide attacks, war after India ends disputed Kashmir's special status Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of new suicide bombings in the disputed territory of Kashmir region after the Indian government rescinded the region's autonomy....
02:48, 08/07/2019

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement, regional leaders fear arrest The disputed region of Kashmir was thrown into further turmoil in the early hours of Monday as regional leaders said they feared being arrested and Indian officials imposed restrictions in the city of Srinagar and suspended mobile data services in parts of the state....
00:48, 08/05/2019

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the first time since 1965. ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
15:48, 08/07/2019

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu extremist group glorifies Adolf Hitler and his "cultural nationalism."...
22:16, 07/21/2019

Hand Over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir To India: Ramdas Athawale To Pakistan Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday said it is in Pakistan's interest to hand over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir to India as several reports suggest people in the territory are unhappy and want to be......
06:16, 09/14/2019

Priyanka Chopra defends 'victory to India' tweet after being accused of stoking Pakistan and Kashmir tensions Actress Priyanka Chopra was confronted at a beauty event in Los Angeles over a tweet in which she appeared to praise Indian military strikes in Pakistan....
04:32, 08/13/2019

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
23:48, 07/09/2019

'Rick Scott had us on lockdown': how Florida said no to $70m for HIV crisis Guardian investigation shows state passed on federal funds available to help tackle a serious health epidemicWhile the Republican senator Rick Scott was governor of Florida, his administration presided over the effective blocking of $70m in federal funds available for fighting the state’s HIV crisis...
10:00, 09/11/2019

10 years after deadly riots, China’s Xinjiang under lockdown A decade after deadly riots tore through northwestern China where Muslim Uighurs live, the region of Xinjiang is blanketed by police surveillance and checkpoints...
23:16, 07/05/2019

Pima County Jail placed on lockdown due to broken pipe TUCSON – A broken pipe has prompted a lockdown at Pima County Jail, Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday afternoon. According to PCSD, the jail was put on lockdown after jail officials discovered a broken pipe and roof damage at the facility. Officials say the lockdown was p...
03:48, 07/31/2019

2 Long Island schools on lockdown after reports of gunfire A Long Island high school and middle school were locked down Tuesday morning after reports of gunfire, officials said. Police on scene in Roosevelt told reporters a man had fired off three gunshots on the football field at Roosevelt High School after arguing with landscapers over downed trees, accor...
22:48, 08/27/2019

Gunfire, school on lockdown after dad shot man in the dropoff lane An argument between two dads at Blount Elementary ended with gunfire, a gun inside the school, the school on lockdown and both fathers in custody.        ...
03:16, 08/09/2019

Amid Lockdown, J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to scrap special status to the state....
00:16, 08/09/2019

Biarritz in lockdown as G7 summit descends on French resort More than 13,000 police arrive in town with authorities saying any unrest will not be toleratedThe French seaside resort of Biarritz is under lockdown by security forces ahead of the G7 summit, with more than 13,000 police as well as a special magistrates court set up to try anyone committing offenc...
16:16, 08/24/2019

Beijing Under Lockdown For Overnight Army Parade Rehearsal The centre of Beijing was under lockdown early Sunday for a nighttime parade rehearsal by the Chinese military which is preparing for October 1 ceremonies to mark Communist China's 70th anniversary....
05:48, 09/08/2019

32 Girls Stuck After J&K Lockdown Needed Help. A Gurudwara Responded In a heart-warming display of friendship and compassion, members of gurudwara committees in Pune and Delhi joined hands to arrange for the safe return of a group of Kashmiri students to their homes...
15:32, 08/19/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Gmail’s API lockdown will kill some third-party app access, starting July 15 Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is locking down API access to Gmail data (and later, Drive data) soon, and some of your favorite third-party apps might find themselves locked out of your Google account data. The new API policy was announced back in October, but this week Google started emailing in...
20:48, 06/27/2019

J&K Lockdown, Ex-Chief Ministers' Arrests Challenged In Supreme Court Activist Tehseen Poonawalla has approached the Supreme Court against the continuing lockdown in Kashmir Valley to prevent any backlash over the government's decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of......
07:16, 08/08/2019

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Department. TPD said a man reportedly called the family practice at 630 N. Alvernon Way near Fifth Street to voice his concerns about not being able to set up ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

| 'Dead livestock and water running out' in Myanmar village under army lockdown Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as the operation against suspected ethnic rebels - which killed six and saw mass detentions - entered a third week....
22:16, 05/14/2019

Run? Hide? Fight? Lockdown? Two U.S. school shootings highlight differing responses In two U.S. school shootings within eight days, students have attempted to tackle the shooters, sometimes at the cost of their own lives, drawing praise for reducing the bloodshed by taking a step that experts agree should only be a last resort....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown Thursday Google Maps TUCSON – Booth-Fickett Math/Science Magnet School was placed on a soft lockdown on Thursday after a social media threat was reported to the school administration. School resumed to normal operations after Tucson Police Department investigated the threat. No further details have been rele...
05:49, 09/21/2019

Apple Says Battery Lockdown on Select iPhone Models Is a Safety Measure Apple has responded to the battery lockdown issue on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, saying that it has done this to ensure that battery replacement is done properly....
13:00, 08/16/2019

Trump asylum lockdown turns up heat on tiny Mexican migrant agency Mexico's tiny asylum agency is already overwhelmed with applicants who are abandoning the American dream because of U.S. President Donald Trump's hardline immigration measures....
05:48, 09/17/2019

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the beginning of the printing of documents for the union......
15:32, 06/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
11:48, 05/22/2019

Blink 182 postpones El Paso show after massacre; Mark Hoppus reveals he was in hotel on lockdown during shooting Blink 182 postponed their upcoming show in El Paso, Texas, and bassist Mark Hoppus was on lockdown in his hotel after a gunman opened fire at a local Walmart on Saturday, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 26....
18:48, 08/04/2019

Oklahoma inmate dies, multiple people injured in prison fights as statewide facilities remain on lockdown Oklahoma prisons remain locked down Monday after a string of inmate fights over the weekend at several state facilities left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured, officials said....
18:32, 09/16/2019

What's an Amazon 'FC Ambassador' and Are They Okay? Amazon employees seem to be taking to Twitter in especially high numbers lately, specifically to dispute talk about how the company is an exhausting, dangerous place to work. It’s creepy. It’s a piss-poor PR strategy. Worst of all, it’s something Amazon already took heat for doing last year.Read mor...
22:32, 08/15/2019

Russia says it will ban think tank formerly run by U.S. ambassador Russia said on Thursday it was preparing to ban the Atlantic Council, a think tank formerly run by the U.S. ambassador to Moscow, which Russia's prosecutor general described as a security threat....
22:16, 07/25/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
00:16, 07/19/2019

Trump 'radiates insecurity' — UK ambassador to US The diplomat has described the Trump administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," according to a British Sunday newspaper. Euroskeptic Nigel Farage has called for the ambassador's firing....
23:00, 07/07/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
08:48, 05/17/2019

UK PM spokesman declines to specify when new ambassador to U.S. will be appointed A new British ambassador to the United States will be appointed in due course, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, declining to offer a timetable for when that might happen....
15:48, 07/10/2019

There's a '50-50' chance of a trade deal at the G-20, says former US ambassador Investors will be scrutinizing the G-20 summit in June, as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid their escalating trade war....
12:48, 05/15/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. ambassador were misrepresented Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Friday a misrepresented version of his remarks - rather than his actual words - had been a factor in the resignation of Britain's ambassador to Washington following a spat with Donald Trump....
19:16, 07/12/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocratic regimes under greater scrutiny.The foreign sec...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Jon Huntsman: US ambassador to Russia will step down Two-year tenure ends with stark warning to hold Russia ‘accountable when its behavior threatens us’Jon Huntsman, whose two-year tenure as the US ambassador to Russia has been characterized by disagreements with the Kremlin, is stepping down with a stark warning of “irreconcilable” divisions between ...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Former US ambassador to Denmark: 'This is not the way you treat an ally' The former US ambassador to Denmark lambasted President Donald Trump Wednesday for his decision to cancel a trip to the country after its leader declined to discuss Trump's interest in purchasing Greenland during the visit, saying the move is "not the way you treat an ally."...
18:48, 08/21/2019

U.S.-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down Huntsman, a Republican, could return to Utah to run for governor. He was a popular governor in the state when former President Barack Obama tapped him as ambassador to China in 2009....
02:48, 08/07/2019

The World’s First Ambassador to the Tech Industry Denmark appointed him to approach Silicon Valley as if it were a global superpower. His challenges show how smaller countries struggle to influence giant corporations....
12:48, 09/03/2019

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., Kim Darroch, said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
18:48, 07/10/2019

Brazil's Leader Plans to Name Son as Ambassador to U.S. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he plans to name his son Eduardo, currently a congressman, as ambassador to the U.S., a move critics in the country have called nepotism....
19:00, 07/19/2019

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative leadership favourite has claimed....
23:16, 07/11/2019

Jon Huntsman quits as U.S. ambassador to Russia U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. will resign from the diplomatic post -- perhaps to position himself for another run at the governorship of Utah....
23:48, 08/06/2019

Trump says he wishes British ambassador well U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered good wishes to Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, who resigned earlier this week amid a spat with the Republican U.S. president following leaked diplomatic cables....
17:32, 07/12/2019

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritain’s ambassador to the US has done nothing wrong and is held in high regard, the international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said following the leak o...
10:48, 07/08/2019

Senate confirms Landau as ambassador to Mexico The U.S. Senate confirmed attorney Christopher Landau as ambassador to Mexico on Thursday, filling a position important to negotiations on trade and immigration but which has been vacant for more than a year....
06:48, 08/02/2019

UK's Johnson threw ambassador to U.S. 'under the bus': junior minister Boris Johnson threw Britain's ambassador to Washington "under the bus" when he refused to back the envoy in his row with Donald Trump, junior Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan said on Wednesday....
14:32, 07/10/2019

Trump: We will no longer 'deal with' Britain's ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer "deal with" Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents revealed the diplomat had insulted the commander-in-chief and his administration....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Trump 'disrespectful and wrong' over UK ambassador, says Hunt Foreign secretary and PM hopeful backs up Kim Darroch as US president calls him stupidJeremy Hunt has publicly taken Donald Trump to task for “disrespectful and wrong” insults levelled at the UK’s ambassador to Washington, whose leaked memos criticising the president have caused a diplomatic crisis ...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Bob Menendez rips Trump’s UN ambassador pick The ranking democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday unleashed a scathing attack on President Trump’s pick to serve as US ambassador to the UN. Kelly Craft, currently ambassador to Canada, was guilty of “rampant and inexcusable absenteeism” and “conflicts of interest” during h...
20:16, 07/31/2019

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as US ambassador to UN The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest....
01:48, 08/01/2019

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch in decade suggests she’s already succeeded...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Trump: U.S. will no longer deal with British ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer deal with Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents that showed the diplomat insulting the Trump administration....
15:32, 07/09/2019

Japanese Ambassador To Sweden Sees Pikachu As His Son While I’ve been gearing up for the Detective Pikachu movie, I’ve noticed how many other people around me, and all over the world, are also excited and expressing their own lifelong relationship to Pokémon. Even Japanese government officials are in love with Pikachu, like the Japanese ambassador to S...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabia's New US Ambassador Is A Princess With An Impossible Job Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom's ambassador to Washington with relations at their lowest point since the Sept. 11......
04:00, 06/26/2019

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as U.N. ambassador The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft to become the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, filling a role left vacant since Nikki Haley's resignation in December....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terrorist group....
14:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman submits resignation The former Utah governor will return home in October, following two difficult years marked by friction and confrontation between Washington and Moscow....
23:16, 08/06/2019

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
02:32, 05/25/2019

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
16:32, 07/09/2019

British Ambassador To US Quits After Row Over Trump Remarks Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on Wednesday he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump's ire for criticising his administration in leaked confidential cables to......
13:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015....
03:00, 05/20/2019

New U.S. ambassador to Saudi arrives in Riyadh after two-year gap The new U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, retired general John Abizaid, arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, an embassy statement said, filling a position vacant since President Donald Trump took office more than two years ago....
22:48, 05/02/2019

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war....
05:48, 05/22/2019

Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassador to US 'after Johnson remarks' Envoy understood to have seen his position as untenable after Boris Johnson did not back himLatest politics news – live updatesSir Kim Darroch, the UK ambassador to Washington who has been at the centre of a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticising Donald Trump, has resigned.The Guardian unders...
16:48, 07/10/2019

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
22:16, 07/22/2019

'Incompetent and inept': UK ambassador to US criticises Trump Britain's ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, has described Donald Trump as "incompetent", "inept" and "insecure", according to leaked diplomatic memos....
05:16, 07/07/2019

Trump's new ambassador to Colombia was once expelled from Bolivia Philip Goldberg was accused of fomenting dissent in 2008Conservative will oversee vast military aid budgetDonald Trump has nominated a controversial career diplomat who was once expelled from Bolivia as the new US ambassador to Colombia, in a move that is likely to raise eyebrows across Latin Americ...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
22:48, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump 'inept' and 'dysfunctional', UK ambassador to US says In ‘leaked’ diplomatic memos, Kim Darroch reportedly says presidency could ‘end in disgrace’Britain’s ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”, according to ‘leaked’ diplomatic memos published by the Mail on S...
05:48, 07/07/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
08:48, 07/02/2019

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
06:32, 07/11/2019

China summons German ambassador to Beijing The Chinese government took action in protest at German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meeting with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. Beijing says it has "sufficient proof" of foreign intervention in Hong Kong....
18:32, 09/11/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if it were....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-neeh moo-HAH’-mahd BAN-deeh) by acclamation Tuesday to preside over the 74th U.N. session for o...
23:00, 06/04/2019

First Rafale To Be Delivered In 2 Months: French Ambassador French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler Friday said the first Rafale fighter aircraft will be delivered within two months and it will be "perfectly on time"....
06:17, 07/06/2019

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
20:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Irish ambassador: ‘We have a very strong relationship with Argentina’ Ireland’s Ambassador to Argentina Jackie O’Halloran on bilateral relations, the impact of Brexit and the push to legalise abortion on both sides of the Atlantic....
21:16, 05/18/2019

Luxembourg PM's 'stunt' a reminder why UK wants Brexit - US ambassador Boris Johnson's treatment at the hands of Luxembourg's prime minister is a reminder of why the UK wants to leave the European Union, Donald Trump's ambassador in London is reported to have said....
20:01, 09/18/2019

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jair Bolsonaro wants to make his son Eduardo the country’s ambassador to the US, despite his lack of di...
22:32, 07/12/2019

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
18:32, 07/22/2019

India Dispatch: In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
10:00, 06/22/2019

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
22:00, 07/02/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
12:16, 06/04/2019

India's RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Wednesday....
02:16, 06/27/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:32, 05/16/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
12:16, 06/04/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
10:00, 06/05/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
12:16, 05/10/2019

Former ambassador may be North Korea's new point man in U.S. talks: source North Korea appears to have appointed a long-time veteran of international diplomacy as point man in the new round of denuclearisation talks with the United States, a diplomatic source in Seoul confirmed on Friday....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Trump says won't deal with UK ambassador after leak of 'inept' memos Donald Trump said he would not deal with Britain's ambassador to Washington after a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat described the U.S. president's administration as "inept"....
11:32, 07/09/2019

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war....
07:16, 05/22/2019

UK ambassador who trashed Trump disinvited from dinner: report The British ambassador to the US — who trashed the Trump administration — was disinvited from a dinner hosted Monday by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to a report. A US official told Bloomberg that Sir Kim Darroch was disinvited from the dinner with President Trump and the emir of Qata...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
21:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticized Beijing for interfering in religious freedom....
05:16, 05/26/2019

US ambassador to China to make rare visit to Tibet US ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise concerns about human rights violations there....
08:16, 05/20/2019

'It's unclear what the end game is,' former US ambassador says of Trump's trade war with China President Trump has been "wildly unpredictable" and it's not clear what the end game for the trade war is, says ex-U.S. ambassador David Adelman....
09:48, 08/02/2019

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables......
20:00, 07/09/2019

UK's ambassador leaves US after calling Trump 'incompetent' in memos Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the US, has left Washington after a row over leaked memos that were critical of Donald Trump, according to a UK official briefed on the matter. ...
13:16, 08/24/2019

US ambassador calls for less 'invective' in EU relationship – but exempts Trump Gordon Sondland says relations have been ‘very difficult’Mike Pompeo met new leaders of European institutionsDonald Trump’s ambassador to the European Union has said the US wants to reduce the invective in the transatlantic relationship – but he exempted the White House’s tweeter-in-chief from the r...
20:32, 09/04/2019

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administration....
01:16, 07/11/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet BEIJING (AP) — U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhism and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language. The Embassy in Beijing said Branstad would visit the Tibe...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Has a Lot of Stories to Tell—and No Problem Talking “I believe in oversharing,” says Samantha Power. She’s not kidding. Her answer to the journalistic equivalent of a warm-up pitch–So how’s teaching going?–is 16 minutes long and touches her views on geopolitics, Ebola, diplomacy, Facebook, President Trump, Presiden...
12:16, 09/06/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Trump donor Rakolta as ambassador to UAE The U.S. Senate approved businessman John Rakolta on Tuesday as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, making the long-time Republican donor the first political appointee ever to hold the position....
23:32, 09/17/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family’s influential role in the country’s diplomacy and domestic poli...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
03:16, 07/12/2019

Trump says US 'will no longer deal with' UK Ambassador after leaked memos President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter at U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and U.K. Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch in the wake of a leaked email in which Darroch called the Trump administration "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional."...
23:48, 07/08/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
14:48, 07/12/2019

Hunt: Leak of UK ambassador's memos on Trump 'not acceptable' Jeremy Hunt has warned there will be "serious consequences" for whoever is responsible for leaking memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington, as Downing Street said Theresa May has "full confidence" in Sir Kim Darroch....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador. The foreign ministry said Friday that Americo De Grazia was legitimately elected to the asse...
13:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
09:16, 06/08/2019

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of ...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Russia summons Spanish ambassador over 'old enemy' comment Russia summoned Spain's ambassador to Moscow on Tuesday after acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell referred to the country as an "old enemy", the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
21:48, 05/28/2019

Donald Trump: we will no longer deal with the British ambassador In latest tweets, US president also attacks Theresa May for making a mess of BrexitDonald Trump has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May and said the US would no longer deal with the British ambassador to Washington after the diplomat’s frank assessments of the president as “inept” and “dysfunc...
08:16, 07/09/2019

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP....
21:48, 06/06/2019

Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced for the post....
07:48, 08/01/2019

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that the UK diplomat had described Trump’s administration as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept....
21:16, 07/08/2019

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily win confirmation to a post that could be important in talks on disputed issues like immigration and trade....
22:48, 05/21/2019

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
05:16, 05/26/2019

British ambassador resigns after Trump row: how special is the U.S.-UK relationship now? Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos from the envoy in which he branded the U.S. president's administration inept....
14:32, 07/10/2019

'Terminator' Trump: Best bits of ambassador's damning report The UK ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, was tasked with compiling a briefing note on Donald Trump's personality and leadership style just a few months after he became President....
14:00, 07/07/2019

U.S. Senate committee backs Trump nominee to be U.N. ambassador The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed Kelly Craft, currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations....
19:16, 07/25/2019

US Ambassador to Greece condemns vandal attack on his home ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outside his residence near the embassy. Geoffrey Pyatt said in a tweet Wednesday that the paint attack was “childish vandalism” and that he would...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Timeline: UK ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos furor Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos in which envoy Kim Darroch branded Trump's administration inept....
14:32, 07/10/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.        ...
03:48, 08/23/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel’s ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv. The incident comes amid a bitter standoff between Poland and Israel over how to re...
12:48, 05/15/2019

UK ambassador to US quits days after leaked cables on Trump Britain’s ambassador to the United States has resigned, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump caused embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.”...
15:16, 07/10/2019

Factbox: Who is Kim Darroch, the British ambassador who quit after row with Trump? Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the United States who has been at the center of a diplomatic row over leaked memos criticizing President Donald Trump, resigned after saying the situation made it impossible for him to carry out his role....
15:00, 07/10/2019

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador over embassy attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Bahrain’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iraqi chargé d’affaires in the kingdom over the previous evening’s attack on its embassy in Baghdad. The agency reported on Friday that an official told the Iraqi diplomat that the attack by I...
12:48, 06/28/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
18:32, 07/07/2019

U.S. lawmakers did not plan 'balanced' visit to Israel: U.S. ambassador The two Democratic U.S. lawmakers who Israel has blocked from entering the country did not plan "a balanced visit" with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the U.S. ambassador to Israel said in a statement on Thursday backing the decision....
21:00, 08/15/2019

UK Ambassador Says in Leaked Cables That Trump’s Presidency Could End in Disgrace Diplomatic cables are known treasure troves of frank analysis and insight into the inner workings of governments. Normally protected by confidentiality, these memos offer some of the best observations of local business, politics, and other happenings in the countries where diplomats work....
22:48, 07/07/2019

Ambassador leaks are a 'matter of regret', Britain tells U.S. Britain's government has told Washington that leaks of memos in which the UK ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" were a matter of regret, the Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
14:00, 07/08/2019

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
23:48, 07/07/2019

Polish PM condemns 'xenophobic' attack on ambassador to Israel The ambassador was spat at in his car near the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, according to police. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called the incident a "racist attack;" Israel said it was "a top priority" to investigate....
01:48, 05/16/2019

Trump admin ‘not big fans’ of UK ambassador who called WH ‘inept’ President Trump said “we are not big fans” of the ​British ambassador to the US who called his administration “inept.” ​“We’ve had our little ins and outs with a couple of countries and I’d say that the UK and the ambassador has not served the UK well, I can tell you tha​t,&#...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Trump fires back at UK ambassador who attacked him: 'We are not big fans of that man' President Trump fired back at Britain's ambassador to the United States on Sunday, saying "we are not big fans of that man" and asserting that he has "not served the U.K. well" after a leaked diplomatic cable showed him slamming the White House....
06:48, 07/08/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman named Jedy Vales. The virtual character is the latest in a series of digital humans, where companies use computer animation and artificial intelligen...
17:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. believes Sri Lanka militants may be plotting more attacks: ambassador The United States believes members of the militant group blamed for Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks may be at large and planning more assaults, the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday....
11:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. defense secretary visits London on Friday: ambassador U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will visit London on Friday for meetings with top British officials, the country's ambassador in London said on Wednesday....
19:00, 09/04/2019

Israel appoints ambassador to Paraguay after embassy dispute Paraguay’s state news agency says Yoed Magen has been accredited as the new Israeli ambassador to the South American country amid tensions between the two nations...
00:48, 08/22/2019

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
23:16, 07/03/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state....
00:32, 06/06/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week...
14:48, 05/25/2019

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with him....
17:32, 07/10/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
01:16, 05/18/2019

In Leaks, U.K. Ambassador Casts Trump as Ineffective and Erratic Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
13:48, 07/07/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador, Resigns After Leak of Trump Memos Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Growing nationalism in China could embolden Xi Jinping, says ex-US ambassador A sense of nationalism is growing in China, and that could bolster support for those hoping to wait out the trade dispute with the U.S., said Max Baucus, a former American ambassador to China....
14:48, 09/03/2019

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei: BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:16, 06/13/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
22:48, 05/07/2019

Racing lines: Why Alexander Sims is the ideal Formula E ambassador Alexander Sims took a Formula E pole and led the New York finale Formula E's sixth season gets underway in November, and the BMW driver is hoping he'll return to the grid Alexander Sims is far from your typical racing driver. “The catalyst for my interest in electric vehicles was racking up miles...
01:48, 08/22/2019

US ambassador to France: Trump, Macron getting along 'famously' ahead of visit President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are getting along "famously," and there should be little concern about disagreements, the U.S. ambassador to France said....
03:48, 06/05/2019

China-Canada differences run much deeper than outgoing ambassador: minister Jim Carr said the federal government is awaiting China's decision on its replacement for outgoing ambassador Lu Shaye, who has had harsh words for Canada during a tenure that began in 2017....
03:32, 06/06/2019

U.S. ambassador to China to make first visit to Tibet since 2013: report U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, according to a news report on Sunday....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Brit ambassador trashes ‘inept’ Trump in secret communiques Over the past three years, Britain’s ambassador to the US has been firing off memos to officials in London insulting President Trump as “inept,’’ “incompetent’’ and “insecure,’’ it was reported Sunday....
04:48, 07/07/2019

| Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador Pakistan has lodged an official complaint with the United Nations, demanding the removal of Indian actress Priyanka Chopra as a UN goodwill ambassador over her "support for war" amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours....
22:48, 08/21/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
17:48, 06/04/2019

Trump considering North Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia: source Stephen Biegun, the diplomat who has been leading efforts to revive stalled U.S. denuclearization talks with North Korea, is under consideration to be President Donald Trump's next ambassador to Russia, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Report: Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was actually one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.        ...
23:48, 08/22/2019

US ambassador ‘supports and respects’ Israeli decision to ban Omar, Tlaib US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Thursday said Washington “supports and respects” Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. The diplomat said in a statement that the boycott movement against Israel “is not free speech.” “Rather, it is no less tha...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, has been confirmed once by the Senate. Should President Trump send him to Moscow, he would face a new hearing....
20:16, 08/20/2019

Trump’s UN pick was absent more than 300 days from post as ambassador to Canada “I find this staggering amount of time away from post very troubling and an abdication of leadership," said Bob Menendez, top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee...
22:48, 06/19/2019

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos that led to his resignation British police on Friday said they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
04:32, 07/13/2019

In Leak, U.K. Ambassador Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ and ‘Clumsy’ Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
18:16, 07/07/2019

U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ in Leaked Memos (LONDON) — Leaked diplomatic cables reveal that Britain’s ambassador to the United States regards President Donald Trump’s administration as inept, hobbled by infighting, and unlikely to improve. The memos published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper contain highly critical comments f...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional,' British ambassador to US reportedly says Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
21:00, 07/07/2019

OnePlus Ambassador Robert Downey Jr. Spotted Using Huawei P30 Pro: Report OnePlus ambassador Robert Downey Jr. was spotted posting about OnePlus 7 on his Weibo page using Huawei's flagship P30 Pro smartphone, the media has reported....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch....
22:00, 07/11/2019

UK PM frontrunner Johnson calls ambassador Darroch a superb diplomat Kim Darroch is a superb diplomat and public servants should not be dragged into the political agenda, Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, said on Wednesday after Britain's ambassador to the United States resigned in a furore over leaked memos....
14:32, 07/10/2019

British ambassador to Washington quits after spat over leaked memos Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos from the envoy in which he branded the U.S. president's administration inept....
14:32, 07/10/2019

Presidential candidate Warren says she won't give ambassador positions to donors Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she will significantly increase the U.S. diplomatic force and not give those jobs to wealthy donors....
20:16, 06/28/2019

Leak of UK ambassador's US telegrams plays into wider power struggle Mail on Sunday disclosure of Kim Darroch’s criticism of Trump administration spurred calls for his removal Sometimes leaks from within the government are striking not just for their content, but also for the motive behind them.The content of telegrams sent from Washington by Kim Darroch, Britain’s a...
15:16, 07/07/2019

Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick For New United Nations Ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is currently U.S. ambassador to Canada. She was confi...
14:16, 08/01/2019

UK counter-terror police probe leak of ambassador’s cables British police have opened a criminal investigation into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos that cost the U.K. ambassador in Washington his job...
22:16, 07/12/2019

'No doubt' Iran played some role in attacks on Saudi: Ex-US ambassador Gary Grappo, former U.S. ambassador to Oman, says Iran may have coordinated, provided technical advice or supplied weapons that were used in the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
15:16, 09/17/2019

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack from President Donald Trump. British politicians from both government and op...
19:48, 07/11/2019

US Senate Confirms Kelly Craft As Ambassador To United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized......
04:16, 08/01/2019

U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ is in tatters after British ambassador, under fire, resigns President Trump saw an opportunity to embarrass the British government, already divided by Brexit, and used it to drive a wedge into another country....
04:32, 07/11/2019

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
10:48, 07/19/2019

A hostage negotiator, an ambassador, a nuclear envoy: Who might replace Bolton? One potential candidate to replace John Bolton as national security adviser is an official who was once responsible for helping Sarah Palin understand foreign policy....
00:48, 09/13/2019

UK Minister To Apologise To Ivanka Trump For Ambassador's Leaked Memos Britain's trade minister said on Monday he would apologise to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which the UK ambassador describes the U.S.......
14:00, 07/08/2019

Former UN ambassador: North Koreans' test-firing was likely intended to show they’re ‘still around’ Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson reacted Thursday to reports that North Korea fired two short-range missiles saying, “right now things are not looking good, but it’s not a hapless situation.”...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and picked up the Hebrew Bible and quoted from Genesis where God spoke to Abraham....
16:32, 04/30/2019

Trump calls British ambassador a ‘very stupid guy’ and a ‘pompous fool’ The special relationship between the U.S. and Britain descended into a round of name-calling after a leak of the U.K. ambassador’s cables in which he called the Trump administration "inept" and "dysfunctional."...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Trump No Longer Mates With UK Ambassador, Next Prime Minister Will Be New Best Bruv Here I am, putting my British Person in America hat, which is shaped like one of those Buckingham Palace guards’ hats, to report the news: Donald Trump has tweeted that he does not like the British ambassador. Were I at home, I might say he’s making a real pig’s ear of the whole thing....
22:32, 07/08/2019

Princess Rima Bint Bandar: Saudi's First Woman Ambassador Princess Rima bint Bandar, Saudi Arabia's first woman ambassador, is a social campaigner on the front line of government efforts to boost the kingdom's battered international reputation despite never......
18:32, 04/28/2019

UK ambassador to Washington continues in post with PM May's full support: spokesman Britain's ambassador to Washington remains in post and continues to carry out his duties with Prime Minister Theresa May's full support, her spokesman said on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/09/2019

US ambassador: Trump likes Boris Johnson for 'calling it as he sees it' Woody Johnson says they have a lot in common and will have ‘sensational’ relationshipDonald Trump respects Boris Johnson for “calling it as he sees it”, the US ambassador to the UK has said, responding to the new prime minister’s 2015 description of the US president as “frankly unfit to hold office”...
12:32, 07/26/2019

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
00:48, 07/09/2019

Factbox: Trump attacks British ambassador - is U.S.-UK relationship still special? President Donald Trump said his government would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump administration as "clumsy" and "inept" in confidential correspondence....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Israeli ambassador to UN: Iran is 'panicking' in the face of increased US sanctions Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that the Iranians are "panicking" in the face of increased sanctions, dismissing the newest rhetoric coming from the regime. ...
20:32, 06/25/2019

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by its ambassador to the U.S. Trump called Ambassador Kim Darroch a “very stupid guy” who wa...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Theresa May Stands by Embattled U.S. Ambassador After Diplomatic Cables Leak (LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables that branded the U.S. administration as “inept.” Ma...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Bahrain recalls ambassador to Iraq over embassy attack: statement Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations on Thursday after demonstrators broke into the courtyard of the kingdom's embassy in Baghdad and took down the flag to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
00:32, 06/28/2019

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages about Donald Trump....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Former British Diplomats Say Trump’s Dispute With the Ambassador Has Come at the Worst Possible Time The escalation of a diplomatic rift between the U.S. and the U.K. over leaked ambassadorial cables has left former British officials worried over their country’s ability to conduct business in Washington — just when the U.K. was hoping to rely more on the two countries’ “spec...
01:32, 07/10/2019

Trump ambassador: ‘Journalists face risks. Murder shouldn’t be one of them’ A top Trump administration diplomat this week went to bat for journalists, especially those covering wars, urging an international forum to strengthen safety standards for the media....
02:32, 09/21/2019

British Diplomats Say Trump’s Dispute with the Ambassador Has Come at the Worst Possible Time The escalation of a diplomatic rift between the U.S. and the U.K. over leaked ambassadorial cables has left some British officials worried over their ability to conduct business in Washington — just when the U.K. was hoping to rely more on the two countries’ “special relationship&#...
21:16, 07/09/2019

'Serious consequences': Hunt's warning after leak of UK ambassador's memos on Trump Jeremy Hunt has warned there will be "serious consequences" for whoever is responsible for leaking memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington, as Downing Street said Theresa May has "full confidence" in Sir Kim Darroch....
15:16, 07/08/2019

Brexit staffer behind leaks that exposed UK ambassador’s harsh criticism of Trump A 19-year-old Brexit Party staffer claims he was behind the secret memo leak that exposed UK ambassador Kim Darroch’s insulting emails about President Trump — and ultimately led to his resignation earlier this month. “Tens of thousands of words have been devoted to speculation abou...
07:00, 07/22/2019

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed directly to President Nicolás Maduro and posted on Twitt...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. But Klopp's season is not over, with a Champions League final to play....
01:48, 05/16/2019

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama Britain's ambassador to the US described Donald Trump's abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an "act of diplomatic vandalism", it has been revealed....
04:00, 07/14/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
02:16, 07/17/2019

Former British ambassador says US 'deliberately provoking' Iran to dismantle nuclear deal The U.S. administration has been "deliberately provoking" Iran in order to destroy the nuclear arrangement and impose its own objectives, the former British ambassador to Iran told CNBC Tuesday....
14:16, 08/29/2019

Brazil's tourism ambassador threatens to 'choke' Macron, says he is 'sleeping with a dragon' Brazil’s tourism ambassador and former Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Renzo Gracie, has posted a video on Twitter threatening to “choke” French President Emmanuel Macron - along with insulting his wife....
07:00, 09/03/2019

Obama's Ambassador to China says Trump's latest tariffs are a 'slap in the face' Former U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus said that President Donald Trump needs to be more patient in trade talks with China to avoid further retaliatory actions....
03:16, 08/06/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Ukraine election proves Canada’s support works — and must continue: ambassador "It's something which most Canadians take for granted but it's not something we take for granted in our part of the world," the Ukrainian ambassador said of free elections....
20:00, 06/30/2019

Jeremy Hunt says he does not agree with views in UK ambassador's leaked memo Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he does not agree with all the views expressed by Sir Kim Darroch in the leaked messages, insisting Britain has the "warmest" of relationships with the US....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for his country’s current destabilization....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Pakistan calls on UNICEF to drop actress Priyanka Chopra as an ambassador Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of the position....
12:16, 08/23/2019

British Politicians and Former Diplomats Are Furious That Trump ‘Bullied’ their Ambassador Out of Office British politicians and officials have reacted with outrage to the resignation of their ambassador to the U.S. amid a rift with President Trump over leaked diplomatic cables, with many accusing the President of bullying their government. The leak on July 7 of classified memos written by Kim Darroch ...
20:00, 07/10/2019

British Ambassador to U.S. Kim Darroch quits after leaked criticisms of Donald Trump British Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday, just days after leaked diplomatic cables showed he said U.S. President Donald Trump is "insecure" and "incompetent."...
21:32, 07/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro may drop plans to make son US ambassador amid backlash Far-right president faced possible roadblock in senate after report pointed to nepotismBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signalled he may abandon controversial plans to make his son ambassador to the United States, amid a fierce political backlash and growing signs Congress may block...
22:16, 08/20/2019

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a source told Reuters....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance presented an opportunity for Fox News to ask the questions his government has long not seen fit not to answer....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Trump Says He Will No Longer Deal With British Ambassador Whose Critical Cables Were Leaked President Trump’s statement came close to declaring Kim Darroch, the ambassador, persona non grata — an extraordinary breach between the United States and one of its closest allies....
00:00, 07/09/2019

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and inaccurate" comments made by Beijing regarding the UK's role in ongoing Hong Kong protests....
06:48, 07/04/2019

British ambassador who called Trump 'inept' has Theresa May's 'full support' Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables that branded the U.S. administration as "inept."...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Chinese ambassador lambasts British ‘interference’ in Hong Kong – video China’s ambassador to the UK has warned that Britain’s approach to the Hong Kong protests has damaged the relationship between the two countries. Liu Xiaoming has been summoned for a dressing down from the head of the UK’s diplomatic service, Sir Simon McDonald, over the spat. ‘The fundamental princ...
03:32, 07/04/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Terry Branstad also “expressed concerns regarding the Chi...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Polish ambassador to Israel assaulted in Tel Aviv amid diplomatic row over Holocaust reparations The standoff between Poland and Israel has further escalated after Poland's foreign ministry summoned Israel's ambassador to the country after the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and spat on in Tel Aviv on Tuesday....
15:32, 05/15/2019

Kim Jong Un's former chef feared detained for 'betrayal' pictured making sushi for UK ambassador The rumors that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s former sushi chef was arrested were cleared up on Tuesday after British Ambassador to the country shared a photograph with him....
15:16, 07/24/2019

State Department official John Sullivan to be nominated as next ambassador to Russia: source Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will be nominated by President Trump to take over as ambassador to Russia following the announcement that former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman will be leaving the ambassador’s residence in October, an administration official told Fox News....
20:48, 08/20/2019

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
00:48, 07/13/2019

Ex-British ambassador to US called Clinton White House ‘chaotic,’ documents reveal A former British ambassador to the United States described the “chaotic” environment of the Clinton White House in the 90s, a report said Wednesday. Robin Renwick, who served as ambassador from 1991 and 1995, described the ordeal as “Clinton’s roller coaster ride” in diplomatic cables se...
09:48, 07/18/2019

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.” The resignation of Kim Darro...
14:32, 07/10/2019

We want to uphold nuclear deal if all sides do, Iran's IAEA ambassador tells paper Iran intends to preserve the nuclear deal with major powers if all parties fulfill their obligations under it, its ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear body told a German newspaper in an interview published on Wednesday....
15:00, 07/10/2019

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
03:48, 08/23/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province and the bordering Tibet Autonomous Region from Sun...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Trump's Israel Ambassador Downplays Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism...While Visiting Auschwitz Anti-Semitism in the United States has jumped sharply in recent years, but according to President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Israel, it’s really nothing to worry about....
01:16, 05/04/2019

Trump pulled out of Iran deal to spite Obama, U.K. ambassador said in leaked memo In the May 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch called Trump's decision to abandon the international accord "an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons" because the pact "was Obama's deal."...
20:00, 07/14/2019

After British ambassador’s downfall, diplomats fear putting Trump criticisms in writing Resignation prompts discussions about moderating tone of assessments about the Trump administration. But one former diplomat says the extra caution won’t last....
01:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Announces Resignation Amid ‘Historically Difficult Period’ (SALT LAKE CITY) — U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. is resigning after a two-year stint during what he called a historically difficult time in relations between the two countries. Salt Lake Chamber President Derek Miller said Tuesday that Huntsman is looking for places to live in Uta...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-kosher lobster main course crudely censored....
18:00, 07/09/2019

Theresa May was told her three Irish Brexit priorities were incompatible, ex-ambassador tells MPs - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenLunchtime summaryEU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt’s backstop planGrieve: senior Tories may have to vote down Johnson government 3.50pm BST And this is from Sky’s Stephen Murphy. @Paschald is Paschal Donohoe, the Irish ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Trump nominee for UN ambassador, Kelly Knight Craft, confirmed over Democrats' objections Craft came under fire from Democrats for her views on climate change and her ties to the coal industry. Her husband is the CEO a major U.S. coal company.        ...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Met launch probe into leak of official communications which led to ambassador's resignation The Metropolitan Police has launched a criminal investigation into the leaking of official communications writtten by Britain's former ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
00:00, 07/13/2019