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  • US Diplomat Found Dead in Ethiopia

    02/05/2009 6:48:00 PM PST · by Cindy · 22 replies · 1,241+ views
    VOA NEWS.com ^ | February 5, 2009 | VOA News
    The U.S. State Department says one of its diplomats has been found dead in his home in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. A State Department official, who asked not to be identified, said 25-year-old Brian Adkins was found dead Saturday. The official says U.S. diplomatic security is investigating the death as a suspected homicide. The State Department has not officially released details of Adkins' death. Adkins was a foreign service officer in the consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa. He was on his first diplomatic assignment."
  • Ambassador Crocker ends his mission in Iraq

    02/02/2009 7:56:59 AM PST · by Mr_Tiki · 1 replies · 289+ views
    Voices of Iraq news agency ^ | February 2, 2009 | VoI
    This is translated from Arabic. Crocker has done such an excellence service to the US. His great command in the Arabic language provides him with a talent rarely matched by other diplomats. BAGHDAD / VoI: U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker on Monday announced the end of his mission in the country after two years of service there. Crocker said during a meeting with some heads of local newspaper editors, that “his mission as ambassador to the United States ended after two years of work with the Iraqi government,” adding that “ what has been achieved by joint action for...
  • US diplomat killed in Sudan shooting

    01/01/2008 5:52:49 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 36 replies · 202+ views
    AP Via Yahoo! News ^ | January 1, 2008 | MOHAMED OSMAN
    KHARTOUM, Sudan - An American diplomat and his driver were shot to death Tuesday in the Sudanese capital, the U.S. Embassy said, a day after a joint African Union-United Nations force took over peacekeeping in Sudan's Darfur region. It was not immediately known if the motive for the attack was political or a random crime. "This afternoon, the American officer succumbed to his injuries and passed away," said Walter Braunohler, the spokesman at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum. Braunohler said the diplomat, whose name was not released, worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Sudanese Foreign Ministry identified...
  • U.S. diplomat shot dead in Jordan

    10/28/2002 12:10:09 AM PST · by kcvl · 3 replies · 9+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 10/28/02 | Unknown
    U.S. diplomat shot dead in Jordan Minister: Official was killed outside his home in Amman BREAKING NEWS ASSOCIATED PRESS AMMAN, Jordan Oct. 28 — A U.S. diplomat was shot to death outside his home on Monday in Amman, the Jordanian information minister said.