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The Latest: Tibetan group protests at China Embassy in India

The Latest: Tibetan group protests at China Embassy in India

Technology
The Latest on the ruling Communist Party's congress meeting in Beijing (all times local): 3 p.m. Members of the Tibetan Youth Congress have protested at the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi as China's ruling Communists opened their national congress. The protesters held up placards blaming China for occupation and genocide in Tibet. Indian police blocked the nearly two dozen protesters from entering the building. Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to get a second five-year term as party leader at the meeting that opened in Beijing on Wednesday. The protesters called Xi a dictator whose continued rule would be dangerous. Tibetan Youth Congress President Tenzing Jigme said in a statement that Tibet had nothing to celebrate as Buddhist monasteries have been destroyed and young Tibetans hav...
U.S., Cuba probing possible sonic device in embassy attacks

U.S., Cuba probing possible sonic device in embassy attacks

World
Aug. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. law enforcement and Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs are investigating an incident in which two Cuban diplomats allegedly used a device in an "acoustic attack" on American officials in Havana, senior officials with both countries said Thursday.A senior federal law enforcement official told NBC News that agencies are probing what appears to be an attack using ultrasound energy. The State Department's office of Diplomatic Security is leading the investigation and the FBI is helping.On Wednesday, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the two Cuban diplomats were expelled from the United States over the allegations."Some United States government personnel who were working at our embassy in Havana, Cuba, on official duties have reported some incidents which ha...
Israeli embassy in Amman: Shooting leaves one dead

Israeli embassy in Amman: Shooting leaves one dead

World
A Jordanian man has been killed, and an Israeli and another Jordanian wounded in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Jordan's capital Amman.The two Jordanians were working for a furniture firm and entered the embassy before the shooting, police say.Few details have been revealed and what sparked the shooting is unclear.Security forces have sealed off the embassy with the Israeli authorities evacuating staff.The shooting happened in a residential building used by the Israeli embassy, Jordanian police say.The three people were hospitalised, with one of the Jordanians dying from bullet wounds, according to a statement. It said investigations were still in their "initial phases".Israeli authorities are not commenting on the incident and have imposed reporting restrictions.The heavily...