(n.) One of the two chief magistrates of the republic.
(n.) A senator; a counselor.
(n.) One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul.
(n.) An official commissioned to reside in some foreign country, to care for the commercial interests of the citizens of the appointing government, and to protect its seamen.
(1) Diplomatic posts also bypassed the media and took the message directly to the public; for example, the Hong Kong consulate sent DVDs of a pro-biotech presentation to every high school.
(2) After two bodyguards of British ambassador Dominic Asquith were wounded in a rocket attack on the UK consulate, London closed its mission down.
(3) Later this week, Mr Bush will visit Pakistan, where a bomb killed a diplomat at the US consulate in Karachi today.
(4) Ukraine will do everything it can to free these unjustly accused people,” said Vitaly Moskalenko, Ukraine’s consul general in Rostov-on-Don, who was present at the Sentsov hearing.
(5) In recent days, protests in Istanbul against Russian involvement in Syria and Aleppo, including a demonstration in front of the Russian consulate on the city’s famed İstiklal Avenue, have occurred on a regular basis.
(6) Ten days after the consulate was stormed, thousands of Benghazi residents, some carrying American flags and placards mourning Stevens, stormed the base of Sharia, setting it ablaze.
(7) Conflicting evidence It took four weeks for the FBI to travel to the Benghazi consulate site.
(8) Attaullah Khyogani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, said another seven people were injured in the attack, which began when a suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the consulate and ended with a gun battle between Afghan security forces and the militants.
(9) In 2004, the United Nations' International Court of Justice ruled that the US had breached its obligations under the Vienna Convention by failing to inform Mexican consulates immediately after the arrests of around 50 Mexican nationals, including Tamayo.
(10) A US official also said that a Libyan militia, formed during the revolution, came to the defence of the consulate.
(11) Kazimierz Karasinski has been honorary consul of the UK in Krakow for 16 years, helping British citizens in sticky situations.
(12) The arrest of Devyani Khobragade, the Indian deputy consul general in the US, and her subsequent strip-search has led to a fierce row , threatening to further complicate already testy relations between the two nations.
(13) In cities with high demand for Turkish visas, such as Beirut, waiting periods for appointments at the Turkish consulate can last as long as nine months.
(14) Rubinstein said the decision to close the embassy, as well as honorary consulates in Troy, Michigan, and Houston, Texas, was “in consideration of the atrocities the Assad regime has committed against the Syrian people”.
(15) A retired man became irate as he detailed why he couldn’t stand her: her handling of the attack against the US consulate in Benghazi , her email scandal , her cosy ties to Wall Street.
(16) Emails between the deputy Consul in Yemen and Washington State Department staff at the time reveal the US authorities’ real attitude to Sharif.
(17) "In 2010, Warrap was hit harder than most by internal communal violence," Barrie Walkley, the US Consul-General in Southern Sudan, told IRIN at the inauguration.
(18) Rice does say there was a "spontaneous protest" outside the Benghazi consulate but says that after that, "extremist elements" later arrived with heavy weaponry, which led to the violence that followed.
(19) Several waved placards and the Chinese flag and shouted "Defend the Diaoyu Islands" outside the Japanese consulate general in southern Guangzhou, Xinhua said.
(20) The British Foreign Office has not reached firm decisions on its response, but it is understood to be considering the fullest range of options, including the recall of its ambassador Matthew Gould and consul-general Vincent Fean for further discussions.
(n.) An officer who bore an ax and fasces or rods, as ensigns of his office. His duty was to attend the chief magistrates when they appeared in public, to clear the way, and cause due respect to be paid to them, also to apprehend and punish criminals.