Tripoli: French embassy in Libya was hit by what appeared to be a car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two guards in the first such attack in the capital Tripoli since the end of the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi.
Residents living near the embassy compound, in the capital's Hay Andalus area, said they heard two blasts early in the morning around 7 am (0500 GMT).
"We think it was a booby trapped car," a French embassy official told Reuters. "There was a lot of damage and there are two guards wounded."
In Paris, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius condemned what he called a heinous attack and said everything would be done to find the perpetrators. "I send my solidarity and deepest sympathy to the two injured French guards and my wishes for their recovery," he said in a statement....more
12:55 PM, Apr 23, 2013
Bangalore: In a shocking story of alleged sexual abuse from Bangalore, a French diplomat's wife has accused him of raping their three-and-a-half-year-old daughter over the last one year. Even though a complaint has been filed against Pascal Mazurier, and he was detained for questioning on Thursday night, he has not been arrested, as he enjoys diplomatic immunity. Ravikanthe Gowda, DCP, Bangalore Central, said, "A case of child molestation and abuse...
08:45 AM, Jun 16, 2012