US Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, who met for the first time since border clashes earlier this month killed over 170 soldiers. A ceasefire was agreed last week.
A potential Black Sea corridor to export grain from Ukraine tops the meeting agenda in Istanbul. However, the UN chief says there is "still a way to go" to clinch a deal.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Chinese counterpart Wang Ji have held their first talks in months. The two discussed tension over Taiwan as well as Beijing's stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
26 Dec 2021
Russia has ordered two German diplomats to leave in response to the expulsion of two Russian envoys after a German court’s ruling that blamed Moscow for the killing of a Georgian citizen in Berlin two years ago.
16 Dec 2021
Lithuanian diplomats in China returned to Vilnius for consultations, according to the Foreign Ministry. Vilnius called back its diplomats in response to Beijing's efforts to downgrade its embassy.
29 Oct 2021
After declaring 10 diplomats from Western countries "persona non grata" over their support of a civil society leader, it appears Turkish President Erdogan has changed his mind.
24 Jul 2021
"Core Group" ambassadors have urged Ariel Henry, designated as PM by President Moise before his death, to form a government. The move seems to bypass the current acting leader, Claude Joseph.
9 May 2021
The US is investigating mysterious radio energy injuries in diplomats in Cuba, which causes sickness and brain damage. The attacks have occured in Cuba, Russia, and China.
1 May 2021
Dozens of staff at the Russian Embassy in Prague will have to leave by the end of next month. Moscow has vowed to respond swiftly to what it calls "unbridled Russophobia."
25 Apr 2021
Moscow had promised to take "retaliatory measures" after the Czech Republic expelled 18 Russian diplomats over a deadly explosion in 2014.
19 Apr 2021
The US State Department has long warned Americans not to travel to Chad because of unrest and the presence of the jihadist Boko Haram group.
19 Apr 2021
Moscow is ousting 10 US and three Polish diplomats in direct response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from both countries. Other moves included sanctions on US officials and a crackdown on US NGOs.