A US diplomat was briefly detained by Russian counter-intelligence officials after the American was suspected of being an undercover CIA officer and trying to recruit a Russian agent, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said.
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Two minor sisters who went missing from near the US embassy here Tuesday evening were recovered from a nearby area Wednesday morning, police said.
The US embassy here Friday said it has not taken any position on former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who was arrested Friday.
The US Wednesday launched a $30 million initiative to support Cambodia's fight against HIV/AIDS, the US embassy here said.
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Iranians burn US flags to mark embassy seizureNovember 3, 2012
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May 1, 2013 - Manila, Philippines - Workers burn an image of US President ...May 1, 2013
May 1, 2013 - Manila, Philippines - Workers burn an image of US President Barack Obama and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during a protest outside the US embassy to mark labor day. Among the workers demands are meaningful wage increase, lower prices of basic needs and services, genuine agrarian reform and national industrialization. (Credit Image: