Calls to keep talking are getting louder out of fear of escalation and ultimately war – but why are diplomatic relations so difficult for Nato and Russia?
The October launch of the "EU-US Dialogue on China" shows that the two shores of the Atlantic have come to recognise the importance of coordination and cooperation when facing up to Xi Jinping.
Australia can't remake China into a completely different country. Instead, we need to see it as a challenge to be managed — not an enemy.
A recent survey by the Pew Research Centre shows negative views toward China have reached their highest levels in nine countries since polling began over a decade ago.
America has historically been a strong Ethiopia ally, but this latest move to withhold foreign direct assistance has thrown its loyalty into question.
When diplomacy is done online, it's hard to pick up on the gestures and micro-expressions that help create trust.
There could be diplomatic costs to the online UN general assembly.
The proposed bill represents a massive over-reach that will do far more harm than good.
In February, the US signed an historic accord with the Taliban to end the Afghanistan War. Now violence in the country is up and peace talks with the government are delayed yet again.
How would Joe Biden engage a world upended by Trump? A diplomacy expert explains what Biden's history says about his foreign policy priorities.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates weren't at war, so their new deal is not really a peace accord. Nor does it satisfy the Palestinians, who need Arab nations to support their drive for statehood.
The time is long past that Pretoria's admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe's leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
The word 'values' was seldom used in Australian diplomacy in recent decades, but has slowly become more prevalent as Canberra has sought to counter China's influence in the region.
Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been detained in Iran since 2018. Her transfer to a notoriously brutal prison this week has pushed a fellow researcher to speak out.
Canada's recent failure to gain a seat on the UN Security Council indicates the country still has work to do but also highlights the need to reform the powerful body.
Higher education institutions have started challenging the role of states as the dominant force in attracting foreign investment – particularly in terms of human talents and technological resources.
The US and Canada have had a long, supportive relationship. But the recent closure of the US-Canada border because of the coronavirus underscores a growing divide between the two countries.
In spite of increased economic, political and social interactions, Nigeria-China relations are dented by old and new racism.
Far from doing their job to promote EU values, research shows EU officials are complacent in their dealings with China.
Under Xi Jinping, China has tied its national rejuvenation to an aggressive diplomatic stance toward the world. This may come at a cost economically, but politics is paramount in Xi's new China.