diplomacy

Mexico draws 'red lines' for negotiations with the US

US President Donald Trump's call for a border wall and any significant watering down of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are non-starters for Mexico, the country's economy minister...

Netanyahu: Croatia stands strongly for Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Jerusalem on Tuesday that over the past several years great improvement had been made in Israel-Croatia relations, expressing his gratitude to...

Trump talks military aid with Egypt's al-Sissi

US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi Monday that the new US administration is committed to deepening cooperation with Cairo on fighting terrorism.

Vucic, Zvizdic say Serbia, Bosnia committed to dialogue

Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina are committed to dialogue and cooperation, and they can enhance their relations and improve economic and political cooperation, which will be conducive to peace...

Merkel patiently waiting for White House invitation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is patiently waiting to be invited for talks with Donald Trump and is unconcerned that the British prime minister will become the first leader to meet with the new...

French presidential hopeful at odds with Merkel over refugees

French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday and then gave a speech which criticized her open-door migration policy.

May vows to press Trump on "unacceptable" remarks in Friday meeting

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday vowed to confront US President Donald Trump about any "unacceptable" remarks when she meets him this week.

Obamas make final call to bid Merkel 'Auf Wiedersehen'

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama telephoned German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband, Joachim Sauer, Thursday to thank them for their personal friendship.

Taiwan says China's bid to block it from Trump bash "narrow-minded"

Donald Trump's inauguration as US president has increased tensions between Taiwan and China, with Beijing trying to block the Taiwan delegation and its head on Thursday branding them in turn "...

Two remanded in custody over assassination of Russia envoy in Turkey

Two people have been remanded in custody over the assassination last month of the Russian ambassador to Ankara, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday.

Trump's UN ambassador pick expresses concern about Israel's treatment

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Donald Trump's pick to serve as US ambassador to the UN, expressed concern Wednesday about the international body's treatment of Israel.

Biden: US, EU must fight Russian plan to destroy liberal world order

Russia is intent on dismantling the liberal world order, and the best way to stop it is a strong alliance between the United States and the European Union, US Vice President Joe Biden said...

New EU Parliament President Tajani aims to unite, despite criticism

Italian Antonio Tajani won the presidency of the European Parliament on Tuesday after offering support to colleagues from all parliamentary fractions and vowing to defend democracy and the freedom...

European Parliament elects Antonio Tajani as its next president

The European Parliament elected centre-right Antonio Tajani of Italy as its next president over fellow Italian Gianni Pittella, a social democrat, after a lengthy election process on Tuesday.

Rowhani says Trump's criticism of Iran nuclear deal is 'just talk'

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday dismissed remarks by the US president-elect criticizing the nuclear deal with Iran as "just talk."