South Africa and Chad have decided to recall their diplomatic staff from Israel for consultations. The move comes in response to Israel's ongoing war in Gaza. Also, more than 20 people have been killed in an attack near the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Since April, violence in the country has left at least 10,000 people dead and millions displaced.
The decision comes amid Canada's accusations that India was behind the killing of a Sikh separatist leader near Vancouver. The incident has caused diplomatic relations to deteriorate between Ottawa and New Delhi.
An international investigation has revealed that migrant workers are exploited by employers who hide behind diplomatic immunity. A former Filipino domestic worker told DW that her employer stole over €80,000 in wages.
The EU foreign ministers met to discuss ways to help West Africa's ECOWAS regional group handle the military takeover in Niger. The meeting came the junta stripped the French ambassador of diplomatic immunity.
NATO foreign ministers are gathering in Brussels to discuss the war in Ukraine as Finland is set to become the 31st member of the alliance.
The second day of the Munich Security Conference is off and running. Various world leaders are in Bavaria for the weekend event, with NATO's Jens Stoltenberg and the EU's Ursula von der Leyen among the earlier speakers.
15 Dec 2022
A protester said that during an anti-Beijing demonstration, masked individuals assaulted him inside China's Manchester consulate. UK police had asked for the diplomats' immunity to be dropped so they could be questioned.