Turkish court docket sentences 5 to life in jail over assassination of Russian ambassador Karlov

Five Turkish nationals had been handed life sentences for his or her position within the assassination of Russia’s envoy to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, in Ankara in 2016. The man who pulled the set off had been shot useless on website by safety forces. Karlov was murdered on December 19, 2016 as he was delivering a… Continue reading Turkish court docket sentences 5 to life in jail over assassination of Russian ambassador Karlov

Myanmar military fires ambassador to the UN after anti-coup speech

Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Nations has been fired, state tv reported on Saturday, a day after he urged the UN to make use of “any means necessary” to halt a navy coup. The Southeast Asian nation has been mired in disaster for the reason that navy seized energy on February 1 and arrested the… Continue reading Myanmar military fires ambassador to the UN after anti-coup speech

Italy holds state funeral for ambassador, bodyguard killed in DRC

The victims have been kidnapped and fatally shot whereas travelling in a UN World Food Programme convoy. Italy has held a state funeral for its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and his bodyguard killed in an ambush {that a} cardinal stated ought to immediate everybody to “hear the cry” of a… Continue reading Italy holds state funeral for ambassador, bodyguard killed in DRC

Venezuela’s National Assembly asks authorities to expel EU ambassador

Venezuela’s National Assembly has known as on the federal government to expel the European Union’s ambassador to Caracas, Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa, after the bloc adopted contemporary sanctions in opposition to 19 Venezuelan officers.  The 2015 National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday urged President Nicolas Maduro to name Brilhante Pedrosa persona non grata and to shut the… Continue reading Venezuela’s National Assembly asks authorities to expel EU ambassador

US Senate confirms Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

New UN ambassador faces diplomatic job turning round US management at United Nations after Trump period. The United States Senate on Tuesday confirmed diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be the US ambassador to the United Nations. Thomas-Greenfield was confirmed by a vote 78-20 as President Joe Biden’s nominee to characterize the US on the UN. A second… Continue reading US Senate confirms Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

Hutu rebels accuse DRC, Rwanda after Italian ambassador killed

Luca Attanasio died of his wounds after a World Food Programme convoy got here beneath fireplace near the jap metropolis of Goma. Rwandan Hutu rebels denied allegations they had been behind the killing of the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and as a substitute accused the armies of the DRC and… Continue reading Hutu rebels accuse DRC, Rwanda after Italian ambassador killed

Israeli ambassador calls for Saturday Night Live to apologize over vaccine joke

Feb 22, 2021 An Israeli diplomat is upset with Saturday Night Live for a joke the favored NBC present made about Israel’s coronavirus vaccination marketing campaign. On Saturday, a comic book joked that Israel has solely vaccinated its Jewish residents throughout its Weekend Update phase. “Israel is reporting that they vaccinated half of their population, and… Continue reading Israeli ambassador calls for Saturday Night Live to apologize over vaccine joke

Italy’s ambassador to DR Congo killed in assault on UN convoy

The Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Luca Attanasio and two different folks have been killed on Monday throughout in an assault on a United Nations convoy.  According to an announcement issued by the Italian Foreign Ministry, the 43-year-old ambassador, a carabinieri police officer who was offering safety for him and a 3rd… Continue reading Italy’s ambassador to DR Congo killed in assault on UN convoy

Gen Bajwa appreciates ‘unwavering Chinese help’ in assembly with Ambassador Nong

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa (L) and Ambassador Nong Rong. — ISPR/Twitter/Nong Rong Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa expresses gratitude to China throughout Ambassador Nong Rong’s go to Appreciates “unwavering Chinese support at multiple international fora and capacity enhancement in defence and security domains” Ambassador Nong acknowledges and appreciates… Continue reading Gen Bajwa appreciates ‘unwavering Chinese help’ in assembly with Ambassador Nong