‘Spy mania’: Moscow summons Norwegian envoy over ‘absurd’ detention of Russian man

Moscow has lodged a “strong protest” with Norway after the arrest of a Russian Senate employee who took part in a parliamentary event in Oslo. The “absurd” spy charges are part of the West’s “spy mania,” the Foreign Ministry said. The ministry has demanded an explanation from the Norwegian ambassador Rune Resaland over the arrest […]

Democratic National Committee serves Wikileaks a summons on Twitter

You’ll have to be creative to serve a secretive online organization like Wikileaks whose founder is hiding out in a foreign embassy. It definitely became an issue for the Democratic National Committee, which filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the group for the role it played in the 2016 cyberattack that targeted the political party. […]

Her Rescue App Summons Help for Victims of Sexual Harassment

Women get sexually harassed the world over, but in Egypt, the statistics are particularly unnerving: 99.3 percent of Egyptian women report experiencing some form of sexual harassment, from verbal abuse to physical assault, according to a 2013 U.N. study.For Shadw Helal, a 22-year-old medical student at Cairo University, the problem turned personal last year when […]

Russia summons ambassadors of ‘unfriendly’ nations to Moscow over ex-spy poisoning dispute

Thomson Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday it was summoning ambassadors from Western countries who had taken “unfriendly” steps over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and informing them of Moscow’s retaliatory measures. The ambassador’s of Germany, France and Italy were seen arriving at the foreign ministry building. RIA news agency […]

Iran summons UK envoy, vows ‘decisive response’ to embassy flag incident

Iran has summoned the British Ambassador over the London embassy incident in which four armed men scaled its UK embassy and tore down the Iranian flag. The men, who are from a radical Shia Muslim group, have been released on bail. Tehran has strongly condemned the Friday incident at the London Embassy, urging British law […]

Philippines summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

The US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines’ embassy in the US told to give an “accurate picture” of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Last week, the US intelligence community, in their Worldwide Threat Assessment report, listed President […]

Turkey summons Dutch diplomat over Armenian genocide motion

The Turkish government called on the Dutch charge d‘affaires in Ankara on Saturday to express its anger at two bills proposed by the Christian Union party, the first of which would formally classify the events of 1915, when 1.5 million ethnic Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Empire, as a genocide. The second bill would […]

Islamabad summons US envoy, calls emergency meetings after Trump’s 'no more' tweet

Islamabad called an emergency cabinet meeting to establish the “difference between facts and fiction,” and summoned the US ambassador after Trump targeted Pakistan in his first tweet in 2018, accusing it of “lies and deceit.” The Pakistani government, led by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, is set to convene the emergency meeting shortly after US […]

‘Unacceptable interference in domestic affairs’: Egypt summons several Western ambassadors

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 17:10 Egypt summoned the ambassadors from Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands on Sunday, and is also going to summon the ambassadors of the UK and Canada, to protest a statement in which the above-mentioned countries condemned the detention of a human rights lawyer, Ibrahim Metwaly. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has […]