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  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

  • Islamabad deplores attack on Saudi embassy in Tehran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan disapproved on Monday a mob attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran, which sparked a diplomatic crisis between Iran and Arab countries...

    “The attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, which is against international norms, is most unfortunate and deeply regrettable,” the Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • German embassy hosts first Oktoberfest in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The German embassy hosted the first Oktoberfest in Islamabad, which was organised along the lines of the Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, complete with traditional live music, food and games that created a very festive atmosphere...

    The embassy arranged for checked shirts for men and dresses with a bodice, full skirt and an apron for women to be available for sale so that people could wear the appropriate Bavarian...

  • US embassy official arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The chief security officer (CSO) of the US embassy was arrested for alleged abetment in a crime and assaulting and harassing the police...

    The Kohsar police arrested the suspect from the parking area of the district and sessions court Islamabad, an official told Dawn...

  • India says diplomats, embassy guests 'harassed' by Pakistani security in Islamabad

    India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of "widespread harassment" outside an event hosted by the Indian embassy in Islamabad a day earlier, saying that "hundreds" of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"...

    According to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistani security agencies "even used a forklift truck to remove the cars of some attendees" of the Saturday event...

  • Hundreds protest outside Saudi embassy in Tehran

    TEHRAN: Hundreds of people demonstrated on Saturday outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran to protest against alleged sexual harassment against Iranian youths by Saudi police...

    Official IRNA news agency said about 500 people gathered outside the embassy in northeastern Tehran in a protest that had not been authorised by the authorities...

  • Two guards killed in attack on S. Korean embassy in Libya

    TRIPOLI: Gunmen killed two people and wounded a third in an attack at the South Korean embassy in the Libyan capital on Sunday which was claimed by the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group...

    The gunmen opened fire on the embassy compound from a passing car, killing two people and wounding a third, a Libyan interior ministry spokesman said...

  • Is US embassy building a hotel, SC asks govt

    ISLAMABAD: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to verify the allegation by a private petitioner that a hotel was being constructed in the US embassy compound...

    Petitioner Zafarullah Khan, a lawyer and chairman of Watan Party, had approached the apex court in 2009 with the request to stop the government from providing additional land for the expansion of the embassy, which already occupied 38 acres in...

  • Japan boosts embassy security after IS threat

    TOKYO: Japan has ordered beefed-up security at its embassies worldwide, a top official said on Friday, after the self-styled Islamic State highlighted its missions in Indonesia, Malaysia and Bosnia-Hercegovina as part of a broader threat...

    The move comes about eight months after IS claimed to have beheaded two Japanese hostages in Syria and amid anxiety at home over impending legislation that critics fear could drag the officially...
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