Swedish prosecutors have today issued an arrest warrant for Julian Assange, which could trigger extradition proceedings. Assange is currently serving a 50-week prison sentence in the UK for suspension of bail procedures to bring him to Sweden. Sweden reintroduced an investigation into the rape allegations, which were raised for the first time in 2010 earlier this month. The US officials …Read More »
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Iraqi military spokesman Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasoul said a Katyusha rocket fell near the statue of the Unknown Soldier, less than a mile from the US embassy. | AP File Photo BAGHDAD – A rocket was fired into the heavily fortified green zone of the Iraqi capital on Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling US Embassy, …Read More »
Sen. Serious about US withdrawal of embassy staff from Iraq: We would only evacuate in case of an "immediate threat"
US. Officials would only order diplomats to leave the American Embassy in Iraq "if there had been an immediate threat," said Joni Ernst, member of the Senate Armed Forces Committee. The Department of Foreign Affairs ordered all non-emergency Embassy and Consular staff on Wednesday to leave the country in the growing tensions between the US and Iran. Kelsey Grammmer praises …Read More »
WASHINGTON – The State Department ordered a partial evacuation of the United States Embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday, responding to what the Trump administration has said the Persian Gulf. The department ordered "nonemergency US government employees, "at both the embassy in Baghdad and the consulate of Erbil, to leave the country. The Iraqi State Department headquarters in Washington, and an …Read More »
Protest at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington on May 2. (Evelyn Hockstein for the Washington Post) Police removed Monday's chains that kept the Venezuelan embassy in Washington closed for more than a month. Hours after submitting an eviction notice stating that the activists who were in the camp were told to leave. This was the first step in the sense …Read More »
Supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaidó are sitting on the back of the Venezuelan embassy on Saturday to block Code Pink members and other activists supporting President Nicolás Maduro from entering the embassy. (Salwan Georges / The Washington Post) The sun had just sunk below the horizon on Wednesday night when the lights were lit in the Venezuelan embassy in …Read More »
Code Pink refuses to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington because the State Department "invaders"
US. Activist Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the anti-war group Code Pink, second from the right and others, will be singing in front of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington on Thursday. Supporters of the government's provisional opposition leader Juan Guaido have blocked the entrances to the embassy and cut off the supplies of the supporters of the embattled leader Nicolas Maduro, …Read More »
Spanish journalist arrested for attempting sales videos of Assange embassy for $ 3.4 million: report
A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly trying to make $ 3.4 million by selling videos by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange while serving at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.  Jose Martin Santos, previously convicted Spanish newspaper El Pais reported that she had been detained in a separate case for fraud in Alicante …Read More »
Recent emails Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered provided the day of the week in the morning. SUBSCRIBE 24. April 2019, 3:33 AM UTC / Updated 24. April 2019, 3:38 AM UTC By Andrew Blankstein and Dan De Luce Spain's case against a US citizen who is accused of being part of a group …Read More »
Adrian Hong, leader of the group, Cheollima Civil Defense, was not in his apartment when US marshals arrived on Thursday and his lawyer Lee Wolosky said he did not know where his client was. The video of an encounter CNN received from a source near Hong shows six uniformed officers entering the unit calling "police" before starting a search. The …Read More »