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US: We have 'full confidence' in Iraqi security to protect diplomatic mission

Rudaw - ‎22 hours ago‎
BAGHDAD, Iraq—Mark Toner, US State Department spokesman, says that the United States has “full confidence” in the Iraqi Security Forces to protect diplomatic missions. "Under the Vienna Convention, all diplomatic missions are protected by the host ...
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Govt to open diplomatic mission in Ethiopia

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The government has announced that it will establish a diplomatic mission in Ethiopia and the mission will be established in Addis Ababa where the Headquarters of the African Union is situated.
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USDA secretary on diplomatic mission to Japan and Vietnam - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Tom Vilsack, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) secretary, has led a diplomatic mission to Japan and Vietnam to underscore the significance of bilateral trade, which includes reducing tariffs on meat.

Indonesia views opening of its diplomatic mission in Minsk as important

Belarus News (BelTA) - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
MINSK, 20 April (BelTA) - Indonesia emphasized the importance of opening its diplomatic mission in Minsk at the meeting between Speaker of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko and Vice Speaker of the ...
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President Mutharika orders audit of diplomatic missions

Capital Radio Malawi (press release) (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
This comes after a preliminary audit report uncovered that funds close to 300 million Kwacha have been plundered in one year at the mission. An investigation was instituted when some senior officers at the embassy were suspected of trying to defraud 20 ...
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Iraq declares state of emergency - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Under the Vienna Convention, all diplomatic missions are protected by the host country's security forces," it said in a statement.
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Interview: Patrick Mendis

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Overall, Wickremesinghe had a successful diplomatic mission, commenting while in Beijing that his government is committed to “freedom of navigation” in the Indian Ocean and good relations with India and the United States in search of the re-balancing ...
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Berkshire Profit Climbs 8.2% to $5.59 Billion on Investments

Bloomberg - ‎17 hours ago‎
“Under the Vienna Convention, all diplomatic missions are protected by the host country's security forces,” it said.

The untold stories of Israel's diplomats

Ynetnews - ‎16 hours ago‎
An hour after arriving and settling in, Aliza Begin called the new administrative officer of the Israeli Embassy in the American capital, Gideon Meir, a young diplomat only a month into his first mission abroad. Meir rushed to the Begin couple's room ...

China Manufacturing PMI Lower Than Estimates

Bloomberg - ‎12 hours ago‎
“Under the Vienna Convention, all diplomatic missions are protected by the host country's security forces,” it said.
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China trains 'fishing militia' to sail into disputed waters

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
Several Hainan fishermen and diplomats told Reuters some vessels have small arms. When "a particular mission in safeguarding sovereignty", comes up government authorities will coordinate with the fishing militia, the advisor said, asking them to gather ...

Philippines' presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte wants to burn Singapore flag after embassy says seeking legal ...

The Straits Times - ‎6 minutes ago‎
A Philippine presidential candidate known for making profanity-laced campaign speeches has said he will burn Singapore's flag after the island-state's diplomatic mission here said it will seek legal advice over a "misleading" Facebook post. On The ...

As regional tensions grow, Japan will house new US special operations aircraft - ‎4 hours ago‎
In one of their first missions, four A-10s and two HH-60s of the Philippine air contingent conducted a flying mission through international airspace in the vicinity of Scarborough Shoal, providing air and maritime situational awareness, according to ...
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How China is building the future in sub-Saharan Africa – and why the US needs to rethink its approach

South China Morning Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
Beijing, by contrast, emphasises its mission of establishing closer ties with African countries. Its principles of engagement include seeking mutual benefit, and not interfering in the domestic affairs of African .... Congo exemplifies the need for ...

Science Diplomacy across the Bering Straits: Experiential Learning as an Opportunity for Thawing US-Russian Relations

National Geographic - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Nevertheless, the U.S. National Park Services' Shared Beringian Heritage Program has been operational since 1991, and National Park Beringia was established in Chukotka, Russia in 2013 (Table 1 presents a timeline of diplomatic efforts in the Bering ...

Protesters at German Right-Wing Party Meeting Clash With Police

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
“Under the Vienna Convention, all diplomatic missions are protected by the host country's security forces,” it said.

Diplomatic Relations established between Belarus and Liberia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Following the signature the Heads of Belarusian and Liberian diplomatic missions have discussed the opportunities of strengthening bilateral cooperation.
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Add rights monitoring to UN mission's Western Sahara role - rights groups

Reuters Africa - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Morocco's diplomatic mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to telephone and email requests for comment.
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Larry Wilmore's Big Night: Late Night's Elder Statesman Steps up in Tonight's Career-Defining Role

AlterNet - ‎18 hours ago‎
But mostly, Wilmore's distinctly refined, diplomatic air comes from his style and delivery. Wilmore is almost professorial, when he sits down behind the desk of “The Nightly Show,” in the .... Because in addition to his own softspoken, devastating ...
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Kerry on Vietnam War: Let's not be 'prisoners of history'

Tuoitrenews (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
A three-day summit on the American war in Vietnam concluded in Texas this week, looking back on a period in history and turning the corner on Vietnam-U.