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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 Oct. 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 Jun. 13, 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 Dec. 17, 2012

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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 Apr. 2, 2013

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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 Aug. 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 Aug. 31, 2007

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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 Mar. 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 Apr. 3, 2013

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NSA's UK partner targets German companies, says report

A new report out of Germany cites the Edward Snowden documents in saying that the GCHQ spied on German Internet companies. It also offers more info on US monitoring of Germany's chancellor.

By Mar. 29, 2014

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Assange's brilliant mullet-wearing, classic-miming video

In the run-up to Australia's elections, the WikiLeaks founder sings an '80s classic on a marvelously demented "Game of Thrones" satirical video.

By Aug. 26, 2013