Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...her country's leader, Gen. Chiang Kai-Shek.A biography about Madam Chiang in later years relates how she spoke to diplomats in flawless English, but with "a Georgia accent." In mid-life, Emma Lester would meet and marry college professor Lewis...

Diplomat: Apology hoped for

...Vatican apology for its silence during the Holocaust, an Israeli diplomat said Thursday. "An official apology would have been better...failing health, he decided to make this pilgrimage," the diplomat said. Also Thursday, Mr. Mekel said be believed that it...

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Israeli diplomat released on bond

An Israeli diplomat was released from the Columbia County Detention Center on $50,000...was granted Wednesday afternoon to Yosef Sagiv Ofri, 37, an Israeli diplomat stationed at the Atlanta Israeli Consulate, during a bond hearing and...

Ga. police release DUI diplomat

...Atlanta suburb say they released a Mexican diplomat accused of drunken driving without holding...following protocol that's followed when diplomats and others are stopped, McGee said.The diplomat was given citations accusing him of drunken...

Diplomat arrested in online porn case

ATLANTA - An Israeli diplomat stationed at the Atlanta consulate was arrested Thursday morning...Convention on Diplomatic Relations governs how people acting as diplomats in other nations should be treated. Staff writers Rob Pavey and...

It's OK to be exceptional

...a little uptight when I hear politicians say how exceptional we are ..."It's a little unseemly for America's top diplomat to be the least bit shy about such a source of national pride. Does that spring from a misreading of American exceptionalism...

Softbank replaces longtime Sprint boss Dan Hesse after dropping T-Mobile takeover bid

...the long-term, for now, we will focus on growing and repositioning Sprint," he said. Claure, the son of a Bolivian diplomat who moved to the U.S. in the 1990s, built Brightstar into the world's largest distributor of cellphones, initially by...

Bert Thomas

...Optimist Club, was elected Lt. Governor for the Georgia District of Optimist International, and served as International Diplomat for the organization. He enjoyed the camaraderie and fellowship of the Ambassadors Bridge Club for many years. Bert was a...

Diplomats see outside Atlanta

...been very effective" because diplomats come to represent Georgia...industry recruiters greeted the diplomats in hopes a favorable impression...to the state and their own diplomats what type of community they...general of Germany and senior diplomat in Atlanta. "We have seen...

Diplomats will tour Augusta

...play host this week to a bus load of diplomats and foreign trade representatives touring...125,000 Georgians. Much of what the diplomats do daily is look for U.S. customers...they offer advice on locations. The diplomats also provide official aid to citizens...

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