The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine
Rwanda has launched an inquiry into 20 French officials it suspects of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
The outgoing US president met leaders from major EU countries amid concern over future transatlantic ties under Donald Trump.
The Russian president has been speaking at a gathering of foreign policy experts, after NATO sealed plans to boost forces on Russian borders.
The 193-member UN General Assembly has approved the appointment of former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the organisation's new secretary general.
After more than half a century of freezing Cuba out of diplomatic relations the last year has seen an abrupt turnaround between Havana and Washington.
The Turkish parliament has ratified a deal made earlier this year between Turkey and Israel ending their six-year long freeze in relations.
Footage is released of the British monarch at a palace garden party describing Chinese officials as "very difficult".
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have announced a bridge is to be built across the Red Sea linking the two countries – as well as the continents of Africa and
On the two biggest sticking points, the economy and human rights, neither leader appeared to give any ground at a press conference following bilateral talks, but both Obama and Castro remained positiv
The Turkish government has agreed to reorganise its military presence at the Bashiqa camp in northern Iraq. The deal comes after Baghdad demanded an
The Russian President Vladimir Putin on his first visit to Iran in eight years has held talks with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Ostensibly for a
Greetings from the White House. President Barack Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping for his first US state visit. This was the latest stop on
Reported differences in how to respond to the Ukraine crisis between Europe and the US have appeared at the Munich Security Conference. US Secretary
The violence in Ukraine is dominating the second day of the security conference in Munich. The US Secretary of State John Kerry is in attendance as
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took time out from his country’s problems to invite the new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Caracas
The warming of relations between America and Cuba produced its first tangible results with the homecoming to Havana of the final three members of the
The United States and Cuba have announced talks aimed at restoring full diplomatic relations after five decades of hostility. As part of the move
Malta is set to start selling citizenships for the Mediterranean island – at an exorbitant €650,000 a pop. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the
July 7, 1983. Samantha Smith, a 11-year-old American student, flies with her family to Moscow, upon the personal invitation of Soviet Communist Part
The ways of Iran’s rulers have changed a lot over the years. The last monarch of Iran – the Shah – held absolute power, embracing and embraced by the
Uruguay’s President Jose Alberto Mujica has made no apologies for his offensive remarks picked up by an open microphone against his Argentinian
Organisers say it is the biggest puzzle Russia has ever seen. A giant jigsaw has been put together in the city of Novosibirsk, in Siberia
December 2006: Julian Assange, a former Australian computer hacker, founds Wikileaks.org. The website aims to provide a platform for whistleblowers
One needs to go back all the way to the summer of 2003 for the last time Vladimir Putin went to London. Since that meeting with then Prime Minister
South Korea remained on high alert on Friday despite the failure of the North’s latest rocket launch, to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of
Lebanon is the Mediterranean country bordering Syria which is most concerned by the situation there. The former Lebanese president Amine Gemayel
Azerbaijan has arrested two men suspected of plotting to attack prominent foreigners in the former Soviet republic. It is alleged they were aided
Germany is the latest country that investors are paying to lend it money. As it sold 3.9 billion euros worth of short term government bonds
Whilst South Korea’s president Lee Myung-bak is in China on a state visit, nuclear envoys from both countries will also meet to discuss stability in