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11 Aug
A Nigerian diplomat has been brutalised by Indonesian Immigration officials. It is unclear what led to the incident but the official was harassed in front of the Nigerian diplomatic mission in the Asian country, on Saturday.
30 Jul
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned New Delhi not to backslide on human rights, amid mounting criticism that the Indian government is cracking down on dissent and discriminating against its Muslim population.
29 Jul
Afghanistan and China are among the items on the agenda when Blinken meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.
9 May
Relations between Russia and the West have reached a new low, as has been illustrated by recent tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats. So what happens now?
27 Apr
A former US Special Representative for Ukraine has told DW pre-emptive measures should be taken to stave off the Russian threat. Kurt Volker also said Vladimir Putin doesn't want Ukraine to be a successful democracy.
14 Apr
The Russian foreign minister has arrived in Tehran for talks with Iranian leaders on how to salvage the nuclear agreement with world powers. Talks on EU sanctions and the 'cyber operation' at Natanz are also expected.
21 Mar
As the trial of detained Canadian Michael Spavor is set to start on Friday in China, diplomats wait outside the court doors hoping to get access. Jim Nickel, from the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, tells reporters that they hope the trial leads to Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig's "immediate release".
10 Feb
Germany has declared a Russian diplomat "persona non grata" in response to Moscow's expulsion of EU diplomats last week. Poland and Sweden have made similar announcements.
26 Jan 2020
The EU's top diplomat has hailed the Berlin talks on Libya as a major success for German foreign policy. Next up is the tough task of enacting a permanent cease-fire, to be monitored by the bloc. Barbara Wesel reports.
22 Nov 2019
US diplomat Gordon Sondland has testified that Donald Trump's personal lawyer was pursuing a "quid pro quo" with Ukraine. The envoy to the EU is a crucial witness in the impeachment inquiry into the president.
13 Aug 2019
A German diplomat will no longer head the Iran trade vehicle INSTEX after it emerged he had made critical comments about Israel. The development deals a further blow to European efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.
8 Jul 2019
The diplomat has described the Trump administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," according to a British Sunday newspaper. Euroskeptic Nigel Farage has called for the ambassador's firing.

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The new German parliament has elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor as Angela Merkel departs after 16 years at the helm of Europe's largest economy. He is now scheduled to be sworn in, along with a new Cabinet.
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The two leaders talked via videolink amid a tense standoff over Ukraine. US officials said Russia would face severe sanctions if troops crossed the border into Ukranian territory.
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Brussels says the Belarusian government created the crisis by luring migrants with false promises. But some say Poland and the EU are ignoring human suffering.
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Africa's abundant sunshine is ideal for renewable energy production. But the continent relies heavily on crude oil. Experts warn that the economy will continue to suffer if governments don't wean themselves off of oil.