Embassies

A Visa Services gazebo stands outside as the first group of Visa applicants to go into the new United States Embassy building in London, wait in line outside, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The new U.S. Embassy in London, denigrated last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and in a poor location, is set to open to the public. The embassy, in the formerly industrial Nine Elms neighborhood, will open for public business Tuesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 16, 2018 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time. The gleaming embassy, in the formerly industrial Nine Elms neighborhood in south London, replaces the embassy...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres waits for the start of a meeting during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Guterres will be heading to Colombia the second weekend of January 2018 for an official visit to support the country's peace efforts. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 12, 2018 - 3:51 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says the United States "deeply respects the people of Africa" as President Donald Trump's remark about immigrants from Africa causes outrage across...
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January 12, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump deciding to cancel an upcoming trip to London (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The White House says that President Donald Trump's tweet canceling a trip to London was in reference to a visit for the opening of the new U.S. embassy and that efforts...
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The Madame Tussauds wax figure of US President Donald Trump is seen outside the new US Embassy in Nine Elms in London, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. President Donald Trump says he canceled upcoming trip to London because he doesn't like the choice of a new embassy. Some British lawmakers have questioned whether Trump would be welcome in London after some of his earlier comments. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 12, 2018 - 2:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. Embassy in the British capital, avoiding protests promised by political opponents. Some U.K. lawmakers had said Trump was not welcome in Britain after he re-tweeted videos from a far-right British...
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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 09, 2018 - 6:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States stood behind its assertion that U.S. personnel in Cuba were deliberately attacked and raised the possibility Tuesday that it was by a virus, as lawmakers and even the FBI challenged the initial theory of "sonic attacks." The lack of answers more than a year after...
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A municipal worker fixes a sign replacing 613th Street with Fahreddin Pasha Street in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Turkey has renamed a street housing the United Arab Emirates' embassy after an Ottoman military commander, in reaction to an Emirati minister who retweeted a post accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "forefathers" of pillaging the holy city of Medina. An adjacent street was renamed Defender of Medina (Fahreddin Pasha) Street. (AP Photo)
January 09, 2018 - 8:28 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a calculated bid to irritate the United Arab Emirates, Turkey on Tuesday renamed the street on which the country's embassy stands after an Ottoman military commander accused by an Emirati minister of pillaging the holy city of Medina. Television images showed municipal...
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In this Jan. 5, 2018, photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a interview with the Associated Press at the State Department in Washington. The United States would be “putting people intentionally in harm’s way” if it sent diplomats back to Cuba, Tillerson said, even as a new FBI report casts doubt on the initial theory that Americans were hit by “sonic attacks.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 08, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States would be "putting people intentionally in harm's way" if it sent diplomats back to Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says in an Associated Press interview, even as a new FBI report casts doubt on the initial theory that Americans there have been hit by "...
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Todd Robinson the Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Caracas waits for his car after a special session of the Venezuelan National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Robinson attended the special session that that saw lawmakers swear-in new board members, Omar Barboza as President, Julio Cesar Reyes as first Vice President and Alfonso Marquina as second Vice President. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 05, 2018 - 4:00 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela urged authorities Friday to ensure transparency in the case of a jailed American whose trial has become another sore spot in relations between the two nations. Newly appointed charge d'affaires Todd Robinson told The Associated Press he...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is threatening to cut off aid money to the Palestinian Authority and acknowledging that the Middle East peace process appears to be stalled. Trump says in a pair of tweets that, “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue ...peace treaty with Israel.”(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the U.S. should make "any of these massive future payments" when the Palestinians are "no longer...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is threatening to cut off aid money to the Palestinian Authority and acknowledging that the Middle East peace process appears to be stalled. Trump says in a pair of tweets that, “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue ...peace treaty with Israel.”(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 2:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the U.S. should make "any of these massive future payments" when the Palestinians are "...
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