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Gojek riders raise funds in Jakarta for Blue Taxi boss to...

400 Gojek riders hold peaceful protest outside Malaysian embassy against comments 'insulting' them.

Stop persecution of Uighurs, urge Muslim NGOs

About 30 people hold up placards in support of Uighurs outside the Chinese embassy during the 30-minute protest.

US pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave ‘blessing’ for tanker...

US staff from the American embassy in Baghdad and Iraq were evacuated following concerns of perceived threats from Iran.

DAP senator says sorry, retracts Israel embassy statement

Nga Hock Cheh says he had also called for the government to set up an embassy in Palestine.

Senator DAP mohon maaf, tarik balik seruan buka kedutaan di Israel

Nga Hock Cheh berkata dia juga mencadangkan kerjaaan membuka kedutaan di Palestin.

US man held for extradition over N.Korea embassy attack

Christopher Ahn allegedly belonged to a group calling itself 'Cheollima Civil Defense' which undertook the break-in to the embassy compound.

Dissident group claims responsibility for raid on N.Korea’s Madrid embassy

The CCD denied using any violence and said it treated everyone in the embassy with dignity and respect.

N Korean embassy vandalised, cops probing motive

The words 'Free Korea' was spray-painted on the embassy's walls.

US Palestinian mission in Jerusalem to merge with Israel embassy

The decision to create a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem was announced last October by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Honduras to talk with Israel, US on Jerusalem embassy

The small Central American nation looks to follow US President Donald Trump's much-criticised move.

No embassy move announced as Brazil’s Bolsonaro hosts Israel’s Netanyahu

Bolsonaro and top aides have repeatedly said he would move Brazil's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but he has come under pressure to ditch the idea.

UAE reopens Damascus embassy after 7 years

UAE broke ties with Syria in Feb 2012, as the repression of nationwide protests demanding regime change was escalating into a devastating war.

Malaysian envoy to US among 7 presented with letters of appointment

Three foreign envoys also presented with letters of credentials from Sultan Nazrin Shah.

Israel welcomes Australia’s Jerusalem decision

The foreign ministry says Israel views the decision of the Australian government to open its trade and defence office in Jerusalem as a step in the right direction.

US to send observers to Bangladesh election amid opposition concerns

Amid opposition concerns about rigging in the Dec. 30 general election, there has been speculation about US plans for it, especially after the European Union this week said it would not send observers.

Australia’s minister says translation glitches delay trade deal with Indonesia

Indonesia said that Australia's recent proposal that it might move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem might upset trade plans.

Iranian marchers chant “Death to America” on eve of US oil...

Thousands of students burned the Stars and Stripes, an effigy of Uncle Sam and pictures of President Donald Trump.

Ecuador throws out Assange lawsuit

The 47-year-old Australian's legal action had come with speculation mounting that Ecuador is preparing to end its standoff with the British government by terminating his high-profile stay.

WikiLeaks’ Assange sues Ecuador for violating ‘fundamental rights’

Assange's legal action comes with speculation mounting that Ecuador is preparing to end its standoff with the British government by terminating his high-profile stay.

US to merge Jerusalem consulate in to new embassy

US President Donald Trump outraged the Arab world and stoked international concern by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December and moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May.

S. Korea rejects refugee status for Yemenis seeking asylum

More than 500 Yemenis, many arriving from Malaysia, where a new direct flight to the island was launched from Kuala Lumpur.

Australia says trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments

Morrison said on Tuesday he was open to Australia moving its mission from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, as the United States did in May to the delight of Israel but to the fury of Palestinians.

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem

Morrison rejected suggestions that his decision to consider following Trump's lead was a result of US pressure or related to the by-election in Sydney's Wentworth district.

Trump wary of halting Saudi weapons sales over missing journalist

Senior US officials, including Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, have spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the disappearance.