Canada and its allies must advocate for international peaceful diplomacy to stop the threat of nuclear war and prevent further climate devastation.
Tensions between the US and South Africa – this time over the terror alert – are nothing new. Their relations have always had highs and lows since South Africa became a democracy in 1994.
Canberra and Beijing’s assessments of their interests remain far from aligned. But as Albanese himself said, simply ‘having the meeting is a successful outcome’.
With “Recover Together, Recover Stronger” as its theme, the 2022 summit has global health, digital transformation, and a sustainable energy transition high on the agenda.
There are political risks to even floating the idea. But a summit could conceivably reset the discourse around a war currently stuck dangerously in cycles of escalation.
The Cold War provided the US with strategic and defensive advantages; some politicians also used it to push their view of what it meant to be American.
Remarks by the US president come amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing and follow a contentious visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
China is seen as Africa’s saviour and friend in the film - which is still full of racist stereotypes.
The presence of the first ladies in diplomatic activities shows the existence of feminine norms in the midst of political masculinity in the state leadership.
The China-Indonesia HSR project has currently faced various problems, including delays, cost overrun, and environmental destructions.
Rules to regulate the free movement of people in the ECOWAS countries must be adapted to local realities.
It’s unclear what practical purpose the drafters of South Africa’s foreign policy document envisaged it serving, and who its intended audience is.
Is “strategic ambiguity” still the least-worst option for dealing with competing claims about Taiwan?
Chinese fighter jets buzzed the line separating China and Taiwan just hours before the US House speaker arrived on the island.
Careful diplomacy rather than uncritical alliances will help steer a course through Australia’s foreign policy challenges.
The White House has distanced itself from the US House speaker’s potential visit to Taiwan. But does it still signal a shift in policy over diplomatic ties with the island?
While there are good reasons not to exaggerate these events, the bad news is these incidents are almost certain to continue. But we shouldn’t frame them as if we’re in the brink of war.
What do Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Moldova and Kazakhstan have in common with Ukraine? Russian allegations that they are all overrun by Nazis.
The Stockholm Conference in June 1972 launched five decades of international negotiations on everything from biodiversity to climate change.
Penny Wong’s first trip as foreign minister appears to have been a success. But there is a long road ahead – and lessons from 50 years ago may be useful.