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# embassy - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy
# Holy See
# Holy See

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy

Nov 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 5,780 Views 13 Comments

There is no plan to re-establish a resident embassy to the Holy See in the immediate term says Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

# embassy - Friday 22 November, 2013

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford
# JFK
# JFK

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:54 PM 7,913 Views 20 Comments

In Dublin, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore laid a wreath at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where the American flag was lowered to half mast.

# embassy - Friday 20 September, 2013

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack
# Bombings
# Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Sep 20th 2013, 4:22 PM 3,778 Views 8 Comments

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

# embassy - Friday 2 August, 2013

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns
# Threat
# Threat

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,040 Views 37 Comments

The United States would not specify the threat or say which embassies will be closed.

# embassy - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Julian Assange launches political party from inside Ecuadorian embassy
# Wikileaks Party
# Wikileaks Party

Julian Assange launches political party from inside Ecuadorian embassy

Jul 25th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,898 Views 71 Comments

The Wikileaks founder said a victory for his candidates would be like putting the country’s best investigative journalists in the Australian Senate.

# embassy - Friday 28 December, 2012

US evacuates embassy in Central African Republic
# Africa
# Africa

US evacuates embassy in Central African Republic

Dec 28th 2012, 12:33 PM 4,879 Views 8 Comments

The UN has demanded that rebels halt their nearly three-week offensive to ensure the safety of civilians.

# embassy - Friday 21 December, 2012

North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen

Dec 21st 2012, 10:17 AM 6,392 Views 21 Comments

The man entered North Korea as a tourist and committed an unspecified crime, according to North Korean authorities.

# embassy - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Unlikely Celebrity Meeting of the Day: Lady Gaga and Julian Assange
# Odd Couple
From The Daily Edge
# Odd Couple

Unlikely Celebrity Meeting of the Day: Lady Gaga and Julian Assange

Oct 9th 2012, 4:52 PM 8,336 Views 36 Comments

Over to you: what do you think the two of them talked about?

# embassy - Monday 24 September, 2012

Embassy expenditure down almost €1.6m last year
# Embassy
# Embassy

Embassy expenditure down almost €1.6m last year

Sep 24th 2012, 4:11 PM 3,847 Views 10 Comments

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore also said the decision to close the Vatican embassy will not be reversed in the immediate term.

# embassy - Friday 14 September, 2012

More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread
# Protests
# Protests

More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread

Sep 14th 2012, 5:50 PM 7,333 Views 108 Comments

Tunisia, Sudan, Yemen and more have all seen protests over an amateur film that is said to be anti-Islam.

# embassy - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

US ambassador to Libya killed in attack
# Benghazi
# Benghazi

US ambassador to Libya killed in attack

Sep 12th 2012, 10:53 AM 13,874 Views 101 Comments

An armed mob attacked the US consulate in Benghazi over a controversial film which describes Islam as a “cancer”.

Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film
# Islamists
# Islamists

Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film

Sep 12th 2012, 8:14 AM 3,713 Views 14 Comments

Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.

# embassy - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case
# Assange
# Assange

Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case

Aug 26th 2012, 1:54 PM 2,718 Views 11 Comments

President Rafael Correa says the two countries are returning to dialogue over controversy surrounding the WikiLeaks founder.

# embassy - Friday 17 August, 2012

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?

Aug 17th 2012, 10:31 AM 9,465 Views 161 Comments

The UK says it has an obligation to extradite Assange to Sweden – but opponents claim he is being persecuted for political reasons. What do you think?

# embassy - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited

Aug 16th 2012, 2:14 PM 7,425 Views 122 Comments

The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.

# embassy - Saturday 4 August, 2012

48 pilgrims from Iran kidnapped in Syria - reports
# Middle East
# Middle East

48 pilgrims from Iran kidnapped in Syria - reports

Aug 4th 2012, 3:14 PM 2,141 Views 11 Comments

The 48 Iranians were abducted by armed terrorists who boarded their bus in the Syrian capital of Damascus.

# embassy - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Fearing for his family's safety, escaped activist wants to leave China - US
# China
# China

Fearing for his family's safety, escaped activist wants to leave China - US

May 3rd 2012, 12:19 PM 482 Views 1 Comment

Chen Guangcheng was due to set up a new life in another Chinese province but now apparently wishes to leave with US officials, fearing for his and his family’s safety.

# embassy - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt following protests
# Egypt
# Egypt

Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt following protests

Apr 28th 2012, 5:15 PM 1,368 Views 0 Comments

The embassy in Cairo has been closed sue to protests over a detained Egyptian human rights lawyer.

# embassy - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Closure of Vatican embassy will not be reversed 'in the immediate term'
# Vatican Embassy
# Vatican Embassy

Closure of Vatican embassy will not be reversed 'in the immediate term'

Apr 15th 2012, 5:22 PM 2,370 Views 19 Comments

Labour has cited savings of €845,000 stemming from the closure of the Embassy of the Holy See in Ireland, and says that it will not be reopened in the immediate future.

# embassy - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Tourist service helped 690 visitors during 2011
# Tourism
# Tourism

Tourist service helped 690 visitors during 2011

Mar 21st 2012, 5:39 PM 3,107 Views 4 Comments

Those assisted were victims of crime but most didn’t let it interfere with holiday plans.

# embassy - Friday 3 February, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland reopen its Vatican embassy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland reopen its Vatican embassy?

Feb 3rd 2012, 12:54 PM 16,600 Views 132 Comments

Calls for the embassy to be reopened were quashed by the Government today. Do you think that’s the right move?

Government has 'no immediate plans' to review Vatican embassy closure
# Vatican Embassy
# Vatican Embassy

Government has 'no immediate plans' to review Vatican embassy closure

Feb 3rd 2012, 10:33 AM 1,158 Views 13 Comments

Fine Gael TDs have called for the decision to close the Irish embassy in the Vatican to be reviewed.

# embassy - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Irish couples caught up in Mexican adoption scam
# Child Trafficking
# Child Trafficking

Irish couples caught up in Mexican adoption scam

Jan 15th 2012, 3:11 PM 7,783 Views 16 Comments

Local police discovered the child-trafficking ring this week and are currently questioning the 11 couples.

# embassy - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Explosion outside British embassy in Bahrain
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Explosion outside British embassy in Bahrain

Dec 4th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,103 Views 0 Comments

No-one was injured in the blast, which occurred just 50 metres away from the British embassy in Manama.

# embassy - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

France recalls ambassador to Iran
# France
# France

France recalls ambassador to Iran

Nov 30th 2011, 9:47 PM 2,609 Views 35 Comments

The French government’s move follows the UK’s decision to pull its diplomatic staff from Tehran and shut the Iranian embassy in London.

UK expels all Iranian diplomats, closes embassy
# Embassy Attacks
# Embassy Attacks

UK expels all Iranian diplomats, closes embassy

Nov 30th 2011, 2:14 PM 1,654 Views 9 Comments

Britain’s Foreign Secretary insisted there had been “some degree of regime consent” in the attacks on the UK embassy in Tehran yesterday.

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy
# Iran
# Iran

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy

Nov 30th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,171 Views 16 Comments

British diplomatic staff in Iran have been withdrawn following an attack on its embassy in Tehran yesterday – during which protesters shouting “Death to England” smashed windows, burned British flags and set a car alight.

# embassy - Thursday 3 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Nov 3rd 2011, 8:01 PM 2,535 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The low-down on Greece (and why it’s extra bad for Silvio), some good news for mortgage holders and the best picture of Michael Noonan you will see for a while.

Ireland to close its embassy in the Vatican
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Ireland to close its embassy in the Vatican

Nov 3rd 2011, 6:08 PM 2,790 Views 89 Comments

Embasies in Iran and East Timor will also close ‘to implement savings’.

# embassy - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead

Sep 14th 2011, 2:23 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

The US ambassador to Afghanistan blamed the Pakistani-based Haqqani network for the coordinated attack against the American Embassy and NATO headquarters in the heart of Kabul.

# embassy - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo
# Egypt
# Egypt

Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo

Sep 10th 2011, 7:53 AM 784 Views 27 Comments

Hundreds of Egyptian protesters, some swinging hammers and others using their bare hands, tore down parts of a graffiti-covered security wall outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo.

# embassy - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jul 27th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,661 Views 2 Comments

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…

Diplomacy isn’t free: what Ireland’s 75 embassies cost us last year
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Diplomacy isn’t free: what Ireland’s 75 embassies cost us last year

Jul 27th 2011, 6:01 PM 2,391 Views 15 Comments

Oireachtas figures reveal the overall cost of operating Ireland’s embassies and consulates overseas.

# embassy - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match
# Nch
# Nch

Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match

Jun 30th 2011, 4:16 PM 592 Views 1 Comment

World’s best-selling classical violinist and Polish jazz stars to take over National Concert Hall to mark Poland’s first presidency of the EU.