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18 May
In a UN Security Council briefing, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said the streets in Iraq could "boil over" if political leaders were unable to end a political stalemate that has gripped the country for over seven months.
12 Mar
Mukul Arya had been India's representative to the Palestinian Authority since last year. The sudden death of the young diplomat has shocked officials in India.
29 Jan
The Taliban representatives are discussing humanitarian aid in Oslo, their first official talks in Europe since they seized power. Their arrival prompted protests.
5 Nov 2021
Poland says it has summoned the Belarusian charge d'affaires, Alexander Chesnovsky, after Belarusian soldiers armed with long guns crossed into Polish territory.
24 Oct 2021
The top US envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is stepping down, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. The State Department's inspector general has also opened investigations into the withdrawal.
5 Sep 2021
As the US pushes for higher climate goals ahead of the COP26 conference, Japan says it is "extremely important" to press China to further reduce its carbon emissions.
27 Jul 2021
The head of the international body set up to implement post-war peace has overruled Bosnia's parliament. It says politicians have failed to counter attempts to downplay the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
24 Jul 2021
Russia sought to abolish the post after refusing the appointment of a German politician to the position, arguing that the selection was not made by the UN Security Council.
17 May 2021
The US envoy for Israel-Palestinian affairs, Hady Amr, is set to meet officials from both sides — separately — hours after Israel's deadliest single strike on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
2 May 2021
Speaking in live TV broadcast, President Ilir Meta alleged that Washington is trying to ensure that incumbent prime minister, Edi Rama, forms the next government.
29 Apr 2021
Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan, warns in a Senate hearing that if the Taliban were to seize power militarily from the government in Kabul, they will have little international support. "They will face isolation, regional opposition, sanctions, and international opprobrium," he says. The US, earlier on Tuesday, ordered non-essential staff to leave its Kabul embassy, citing increased threats as Washington prepares to end its 20-year war in Afghanistan.
18 Apr 2021
US envoy Christopher Dodd and his delegation meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the presidential building in Taipei. The former senator says Taiwan will find President Joe Biden's administration to be "a reliable, trusted friend".

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