On Friday morning a man armed with a Kalashnikov rifle identified as Yasin Hosseinzadeh barged inside the embassy premises and opened fire, killing one person.
One guard was killed after an attacker targeted the post of Azerbaijan's diplomatic mission in Tehran with a Kalashnikov weapon.
The 35-year-old man, who has not been named, was officially listed at the Russian embassy as a second secretary.
Myanmar’s ambassador to the UK remains locked out of his own embassy in London and has sparked severe criticism on social media.
Indian police and bomb disposal experts took over the scene, sealing off district around the embassy in the capital.
Russia has declared Bulgaria’s military attache assistant “persona non-grata”. The move follows Sofia removing a Russian diplomat accused of spying on US troops.
British mission in Libya said that the interruption of Libyan oil facilities has cost over $6 billion since January and damaged the oil sector’s infrastructure, adding the reports of mercenaries interfering could lead to further harm.
Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra on Friday, turning their wrath on Iraq's powerful neighbour after five days of deadly demonstrations in which government buildings have been ransacked and torched.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in neighbouring Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, marking a dramatic thaw in relations after years of stalemate.
Paraguay becomes the second country after Guatemala to follow the United States in relocating its embassy to Jerusalem a week ago, drawing Palestinian anger.
With more Jews than any other city in the world, the moving the US embassy to Jerusalem has been welcomed by New York's Jews, but not by all. Some fear the move may have sabotaged chances of peace.
Tens of thousands are expected to protests the inauguration of the US Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Gaza's Hamas leader, Yehiyeh Sinwar has raised the possibility of a mass border breach, comparing protesters to a "starving tiger."
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