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Indonesia has yet to embrace digital diplomacy.
The government should take advantage of digital technology as they will be able to extend their public diplomacy agenda in an even more interactive way.
Esther Utjiua Muinjangue commemorates the victims of the German colonial genocide in Namibia.
In mid-2015 the German Foreign Office after decades of denial seemingly acceded, in a very informal way, to labelling what had happened in South West Africa as genocide, is now backtracking.
US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
China is stepping into a soft power vacuum created by the new US administration. Since Donald Trump was elected president, the country has eschewed soft power.
Britain First leader Paul Golding and deputy leader Jayda Fransen.
The US president has lent legitimacy to a small group of right-wing extremists by sharing its content.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the “G20: Compact With Africa”.
South Africa will be well advised to start preparing itself for an International Monetary Fund programme as the country faces a deepening economic crisis.
Donald Trump’s and Rodrigo Duterte’s mutual admiration could bring about a thaw in U.S.-Philippine relations.
When Obama was president, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to break up with America. Is it time to make up?
An Antarctic icebreaker sails past a penguin. But conservationists are still waiting for their own breakthrough.
John B. Weller
Australia is among nations calling for a 1 million square km marine park off East Antarctica. But Russia and China remain opposed, and a recent summit yet again failed to seal the deal.
Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe
has been granted immunity.
According to South Africa's department of international relations, Grace Mugabe didn't have immunity when she entered the country.
Pyongyang’s Korean People’s Army shows what it can do.
In international relations, words matter – and so does the credibility of the speaker.
No, Donald, that’s French.
Donald Trump has put translators and interpreters the world over in an ethical quandary. Sad!
Not having it: a protest outside the US embassy in Seoul.
South Korea has a very particular part to play in handling Pyongyang, but Moon Jae-in has a different one in mind.
Kim Jong-il, with whose government the US negotiated the 1994 agreement.
Nicor via Wikimedia Commons
Kim Jong-il and Bill Clinton looked to have done a deal to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme for good. What went wrong?
Donald Trump’s poor popularity has affected the level of trust Australians have in the US, but not their level of faith in the alliance.
Only 20% trust the US 'a great deal' to act responsibly. This is a big fall from the 40% level in 2011, when the question was last asked.
What's so 'brotherly' about a major diplomatic spat?
US and Gulf Cooperation Council forces conduct field training, in Kuwait in 2017.
U.S. Army, Francis O'Brien/
The ongoing diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia has isolated Qatar from the rest of the Middle East while also undermining the anti-Iran alliance among the Gulf countries.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks on a podium as U.S. President Donald Trump listens.
We asked an expert on diplomacy and foreign policy.
A French president with a global mindset.
France's president-elect made his name in the global arena, and has a diplomatic bent. Revitalising French foreign policy may well be among his early successes.
Since the late 1970s, East Asia has seen fewer deaths in conflict than any other continent. Can it keep the peace?
More in common than you might think.
Why we can expect Xi Jinping and Donald Trump's meeting at Mar-a-Lago to be a success.