Calling the trauma of Ukrainian refugees ‘Afghanistan part 2’, British diplomats on Tuesday derided the UK’s immigration policies and the long and cumbersome visa process for Ukrainians fleeing wartime atrocities that Russian forces have inflicted in their country of origin. Staff at the British Embassy in Kyiv have been blatantlyRead More →

Growing concern over tensions between Russia and Ukraine has prompted many countries to order their foreign service representatives to evacuate the region. Russian President Vladimir Putin insists he has no intention of invading the former Soviet state, according to a report by Reuters. However, the growing military presence in BelarusRead More →

Canada is withdrawing non-essential staff from the Canadian Embassy in Ukraine as concerns continue to grow over the threat of a Russian incursion. In a statement on Sunday, Global Affairs Canada said it was temporarily withdrawing non-essential Canadian employees and remaining dependents from the embassy in Kyiv. Read more:Read More →

Canada is withdrawing families of embassy staff and non-essential personnel from Ethiopia as fighting in the northern region of Tigray escalates. “The situation in Ethiopia is changing and deteriorating rapidly,” Global Affairs Canada said in a statement on Sunday. “The safety of Canadians is our top priority and, as aRead More →

U.S. Embassy London Chargé d’Affaires Philip Reeker shared a video on Twitter of himself and his fellow representatives whetting their appetites with a range of delicacies including square sausages and Cranachan . “It’s not a bad soda,” said Mr Reeker, sipping a glass of Irn-Bru brewed in Glasgow. Register nowRead More →

The Australian government said it had granted humanitarian visas to more than 100 Afghan nationals working in its embassy, ​​a day after announcing that their visa applications had been rejected. Conflicting information has caused confusion as thousands attempt to flee the Taliban regime. More than 100 embassy guards and full-timeRead More →