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William Grant to take over as US chargé d’affaires

William Grant to take over as US chargé d’affaires

William Grant is a career diplomat with extensive experience in the region.

No. 3 US diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump

No. 3 US diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump

The US State Department's third-ranking official, Tom Shannon, is stepping down from his post, the department said, becoming the latest senior diplomat to exit since President Donald Trump took office a year ago.

Sri Lanka defends diplomat facing warcrimes charges

Sri Lanka defends diplomat facing warcrimes charges

Sri Lanka's president Sunday defended his ambassador to Latin America who faces war crimes allegations over his role as a senior army officer during and after the island's ethnic war.

Bangladesh diplomat in New York charged with labour trafficking, assault

Bangladesh diplomat in New York charged with labour trafficking, assault

Bangladesh's deputy consul general in New York was indicted on Monday on charges of labour trafficking and assault for forcing his servant to work without pay through threats and intimidation ...

Vatican says it has high hopes of better ties with China

Vatican says it has high hopes of better ties with China

The Vatican is hopeful it can improve ties with China after decades of tension, the Roman Catholic Church's highest-ranking diplomat said on Saturday ...

Singapore's former president Nathan dies

Singapore's former president Nathan dies

Former Singapore president S. R. Nathan, whose colourful career included stints as a spymaster and diplomat, died in hospital on Monday, the government said in a statement.

UAE says its war in Yemen ‘practically over’

UAE says its war in Yemen ‘practically over’

The United Arab Emirates' involvement in more than a year of war in Yemen is ‘practically over’, a top diplomat was quoted as saying on Wednesday.