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NSA, CIA spy on German officials from US embassy -- report

That's the claim from German news outlet Spiegel, which paints the US embassy as a "nest of espionage."

By October 28, 2013

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U.S. embassy Facebook video sparks anger from Pakistanis

After a video on how the U.S. ambassador spends his day off was posted to Facebook, hundreds of citizens take to the social network to voice their thoughts on the U.S. presence in Pakistan.

By June 13, 2013

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Tweet tussle between U.S. embassy, Egypt over 'Daily Show' clip

The office of Egypt's president disses American embassy's decision to retweet a link to an episode of the comedy news show tweaking the government.

By April 2, 2013

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Israeli embassy axes 'Christmas Thought' Facebook comment

Israel's embassy in Ireland posts a message on Facebook that Jesus might not survive in Bethlehem were he alive today. The post subsequently disappears.

By December 17, 2012

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U.K. cops hunting for Assange show up at Ecuador's embassy

Hours after the Ecuadorian government accused the U.K. government of threatening a raid to nab Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, police vans show up at the embassy and police enter the outer lobby.

By August 15, 2012

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Embassy e-mails hacked

Independent security researcher stumbles upon usernames and passwords to nearly 1,000 government employees worldwide.

By August 31, 2007

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Julian Assange, fashion model?

The WikiLeaks founder has reportedly been asked to work the runway in an upcoming menswear show by designer Ben Westwood, son of the legendary Dame Vivienne.

By June 27, 2014

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

By June 18, 2014

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Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.

By March 8, 2014

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U.S. retreats after Egypt Twitter flap

A retweet by someone in America's Cairo embassy pointing to a "Daily Show" episode becomes a new source of friction in U.S.-Egyptian relations.

By April 3, 2013