South Africa's relations with the US could sour under President Trump.
The US Ambassador to Australia post remains vacant after Admiral Harry Harris was reassigned to South Korea. But the diminished role of ambassadors means this is not cause for alarm.
The maritime pollution that drifts to dry land, causes an estimated 400,000 premature deaths and 14 million cases of childhood asthma each year.
The effects of war, economic tension and accidental deaths have been mitigated by a sport that both cultures treasure.
The author of 'Securing the Peace,' explains what's wrong with having US ambassadors operating in one-third of the world’s capitals while special operations forces are active in three-fourths.
The row over suspected Russian involvement in the assassination attempt on Sergei Skripal has sparked some very confrontational social media activity.
The attempted murder of a former Russian spy gives Britain a chance to find its feet – with the EU, NATO and a clutch of important allies on side.
A scholar who has profiled leaders like Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
Thanks to South Korea, there is a chance for peace with North Korea. Whether the Trump administration can take it is another matter.
A year ago, productive north-south talks seemed inconceivable – but with the US tripping over its own feet, things are changing.
The admired US ambassador to Mexico is resigning, even as the two countries spat over trade, immigration and Trump's tweets. Can this critical diplomatic relationship survive yet another problem?
North Korea clearly understands that going straight into high-level negotiations isn't always the way to make a breakthrough.
Sometimes diplomacy won the day, sometimes it didn't.
The International Olympic Committee has banished dopers from the Winter Games. Shame it hasn't treated North Korea, a noted human rights violator, with the same resolve.
A giant rally in Thessaloniki and another in Athens show the strength of feeling in Greek Macedonia – and all over a country's name.
Welcome to the era of TechPlomacy where a new world order is emerging around cities and their economies, rather than nations and their borders.
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.
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.
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.
The US president has lent legitimacy to a small group of right-wing extremists by sharing its content.