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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump slams Nile dam

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump slams Nile dam

Ethiopia vowed Saturday not to ‘cave in to aggressions of any kind’ after US President Donald Trump lashed out over the country's Nile River mega-dam and suggested Egypt might destroy it.

Qatar, South Sudan establish diplomatic relations

Qatar, South Sudan establish diplomatic relations

The State of Qatar and the Republic of South Sudan yesterday signed a joint statement for the establishment of diplomatic relations at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York..

India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

The government on Wednesday banned 118 more Chinese apps as the backlash intensified against Beijing over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours.

Italian embassy, QF launch social media campaign to enhance science diplomacy

Italian embassy, QF launch social media campaign to enhance science diplomacy

The Italian embassy in Doha and Qatar Foundation (QF) launched recently a joint social media campaign aimed at further strengthening the bilateral co-operation ...

US begins highest level Taiwan visit in decades

US begins highest level Taiwan visit in decades

A senior member of US President Donald Trump's administration landed in Taiwan Sunday for Washington's highest level visit since switching diplomatic recognition to China in 1979, a trip Beijing has condemned.

EU urges 'courage' as Serbia and Kosovo hold video talks

EU urges 'courage' as Serbia and Kosovo hold video talks

The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo held video talks chaired by the EU on Sunday as they seek an solution to one of Europe's most intractable territorial disputes.

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denied Tuesday sharing Indian users' data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration of relations with Beijing two weeks ...

Trump says he will delay G7 summit and invite other countries

Trump says he will delay G7 summit and invite other countries

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries -- including Russia -- to join the meeting.

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic ...

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

The US on Sunday warned China against interfering with American journalists working in Hong Kong, in an escalating row between the two countries over press freedom and other issues.

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

A government watchdog fired suddenly by Donald Trump was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said a Democratic lawmaker who accused the president of committing a potentially illegal act of retribution.

Scientific diplomacy plays growing role in Italy-Qatar partnership: envoy

Scientific diplomacy plays growing role in Italy-Qatar partnership: envoy

The Embassy of Italy marked the Italian Research Day in the World in Qatar on Wednesday, highlighting the importance of scientific collaboration in search of a cure for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.