Phone calls with Trump: more risky venture than diplomatic boon

LONDON (Reuters) – Arranging a phone call with the president of the United States used to be seen as a diplomatic win. But increasingly it comes with serious risks,... Read more »

Former Trump adviser says China delayed visa to attend forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former U.S. defense official who served on the Trump transition team said on Wednesday he had been prevented from speaking at a forum in China... Read more »

Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It’s been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the... Read more »

Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It’s been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the... Read more »

Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

OTTAWA (Reuters) – In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments... Read more »

U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said in a report released by the investigative arm of Congress on Thursday it may recommend President Donald Trump revoke an Obama-era... Read more »

Fifty years on, China ramps up ‘ping-pong diplomacy’ in South Pacific

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) – Inside a Chinese-funded facility perched on a steep hill overlooking Port Moresby’s sparkling harbor, Papua New Guinea’s best table tennis players are honing techniques picked... Read more »

Trump to nominate handbag designer as new South African ambassador

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate luxury handbag designer Lana Marks as the new ambassador to South Africa, the White House said, almost two years... Read more »

Turkey says it will not tolerate shift in Greek maritime border

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey warned Greece on Tuesday it would not tolerate a shift in the Greek maritime border, a few days after Athens said it planned to extend... Read more »

Greek ambassador summoned to Turkish foreign ministry: CNN Turk

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s foreign ministry summoned the Greek ambassador, private broadcaster CNN Turk said on Tuesday. It did not provide additional details. The ministry said last week that... Read more »