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.
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.
15 Apr 2021
The US has announced sanctions against Russian entities and expelled 10 Russian diplomats in response to a hacking attack and election interference.
6 Apr 2021
Delegations from Washington and Tehran will be present at the talks, although direct contact is not on the table. The US has cautioned against high expectations.
24 Dec 2020
European diplomats say a Brexit deal has been tentatively agreed. But EU governments could still reject any text that negotiators put forward.