Talking to the Taliban is not the same as recognizing their rule in Afghanistan, German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told DW.
EU members "have their geo-strategic calculations in mind, and will likely favor countries that are friendly or important to European interests," says one ASEAN expert in response to the bloc's global vaccine drive.
G7 ministers have criticized Russia and China as they "revitalize in-person diplomacy." But the first face-to-face talks in over two years weren't the fresh start they hoped for after a COVID scare unsettled proceedings.
The White House says Joe Biden is aiming for a realistic approach towards North Korea's denuclearization rather than his predecessor's "grand bargain" strategy.
India's government has been supplying countries around the world with free coronavirus vaccine doses. However, there is some worry that this "vaccine diplomacy" will come at a cost to vulnerable Indians.
10 Nov 2020
What have diplomacy, faith, and gender got to do with each other? That's the subject of a conference held by the world’s biggest interreligious non-governmental organization, Religions for Peace, in Lindau, Germany.
2 Apr 2020
For about 60 years, Cuba has been sending healthcare professionals around the world. This is done in solidarity with those in need, but also as part of a concerted campaign of medical diplomacy and to make money to help the country survive an ongoing US embargo.
2 Feb 2020
Libya's warring parties, and their various international backers, are meeting in Berlin. Such public diplomacy is an unusual step for Germany, as Berlin's peace policy efforts traditionally shun the limelight.
1 Sep 2019
Herve Lemahieu, Asian power and diplomacy program director at Lowy Institute, discusses the trade tensions between the U.S. and China and his takeaways from the G-7 summit. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”