After a week spent trampling the international order, Trump capped his performance by giving Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt.
Croatia lost to France but has won unprecedented public exposure.
A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump will be the focus of much global attention this week.
The interest and theatre around the Helsinki meeting may be high, but meaningful negotiation is seriously restricted for many reasons.
From awkwardness and confusion to rancour, Trump certainly left his mark on the 2018 NATO summit.
Lay down your arms.
A new strategy from the UN secretary general challenges the world to explain why it's not doing more to defuse the nuclear threat.
Trump's assault on the global trade system could be just a prelude to his next moves.
A different kind of international dialogue.
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A flavor of diplomacy that focuses on science cuts through political differences and finds new ways for nations to work together.
Travel is up around the world – but not to the US.
In 2016, the number of international tourists to the US dropped by more than 2 percent, while tourism trended upward worldwide. There are several explanations for the dip.
Seven world leaders with axes to grind are preparing to sit round one table. Sparks will fly.
Giuseppe Conte, Italy’s new prime minister, will lead a government of populists.
Populist politics can only be sustained if the reality of international co-operation is conveniently set aside.
Merkel: looking for a seat at the table.
As the UK and US retreat from the global scene, Germany is ready to step up to preserve the liberal international order and is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.
The absolute best at international intervention, believe him. So, so good at intervening.
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Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May all have something to prove at home by bombing Syria.
People from the Windrush generation have been told recently that they do not belong in Britain, but they are no strangers to feelings of unbelonging, which feature strongly in their stories of early life in Britain.
President Erdoğan of Turkey is happy to jaw-jaw, but will war-war where necessary.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seeks nothing short of leading the Muslim world, building on Turkey's imperial Ottoman past.
The government is planning to take part in military action in Syria. But does it need MPs to consent beforehand?
Much of American power is built on its position at the heart of the international trade and finance system.
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Tensions with Russia and the US have made both partners in the Brexit negotiations more aware of their shared interests than they seemed to be a year ago.
Ambassador of the Russian Federation Grigory Logvinov speaks during a press conference at the Russian Embassy in Canberra.
Politics podcast: John Blaxland on Australia’s expulsion of Russian spies.
The expulsion of two Russian spies from Australia will have a significant effect on Russia's espionage here.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrive for photographs ahead of a bilateral meeting during the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney on March 17, 2018.
Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on inviting Australia to join ASEAN has raised speculations that he was just being Javanese. This is the background to that statement.
Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop announce the expulsion of two Russian diplomats.
Australia has joined its allies in expelling Russian diplomats as retaliation for a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian agent and his daughter. But the action is unlikely to trouble Russia.