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A Spanish court is accusing an American, Mexican and South Korean part of a 10-strong group that led an attack on the North Korean Embassy in February, saying the FBI was offered stolen data.
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March 26, 2019 - 5:41 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spain has issued two international arrest warrants for members of a self-proclaimed human rights group that allegedly led a mysterious attack on the North Korean Embassy in February before offering data stolen during the raid to the FBI. National Court judge Jose de la Mata on Tuesday...
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In this Oct. 15, 2000 file photo, experts in a speed boat examine the damaged hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden after an al-Qaida attack that killed 17 sailors.
Dimitri Messinis/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the USS Cole bombing, saying Sudan hadn't properly been notified of the lawsuit. The justices ruled 8-1 that notice of the lawsuit should have been mailed to Sudan's foreign ministry...
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Participants hold pictures of deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019.
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man
January 31, 2019 - 10:05 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul for the funeral of a South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII. The mourners, dressed mostly in black on a bitterly cold morning and...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2018 file photo, a man walks beside Canada's embassy in Havana, Cuba.
AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File
January 30, 2019 - 10:26 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill. Canada has confirmed 14 cases of unexplained health problems since early 2017. Twenty-six workers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba have also been...
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro points to someone in the crowd as he sits inside the Supreme Court for an annual ceremony that marks the start of the judicial year in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.
AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
January 24, 2019 - 4:49 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday ordered all of Venezuela's diplomats home from the United States and defiantly closed the country's embassy as relations between the two nations rapidly collapsed. Maduro warned that if U.S. officials "have any sense" they will pull out...
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Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones at Israeli troops
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May 14, 2018 - 8:13 am
By Abeer Salman and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Sixteen Palestinians were killed during protests in Gaza on Monday, hours before the new US embassy was due to officially open in Jerusalem, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced. The first victim to be named was Anas Hamdan Qdeih, a 21-year-...
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April 23, 2018 - 11:44 am
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some of its employees amid a string of deadly protests. The State Department says it's raising the threat level for Nicaragua and encouraging...
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