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#diplomatic tensions

# diplomatic-tensions - Friday 19 June, 2020

China formally charges two Canadians with spying 18 months after they were first arrested
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

China formally charges two Canadians with spying 18 months after they were first arrested

Jun 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 12,621 Views 21 Comments

Ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor were arrested 18 months ago.

# diplomatic-tensions - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack

Mar 20th 2019, 1:32 PM 33,676 Views 56 Comments

Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.

# diplomatic-tensions - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
# Kashmir Dispute
# Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,471 Views 28 Comments

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

# diplomatic-tensions - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Jan 15th 2019, 8:40 AM 14,041 Views 15 Comments

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

# diplomatic-tensions - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days

Dec 26th 2018, 5:15 PM 7,144 Views 7 Comments

It was introduced last month after Russia’s seizure of three of Kiev’s navy vessels in the Sea of Azov

# diplomatic-tensions - Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,569 Views 28 Comments

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

# diplomatic-tensions - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia

Updated Nov 27th 2018, 8:34 PM 36,676 Views 147 Comments

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for Sunday’s confrontation in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

# diplomatic-tensions - Monday 11 June, 2018

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:16 AM 25,871 Views 77 Comments

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

# diplomatic-tensions - Friday 11 May, 2018

Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations

May 11th 2018, 10:15 PM 14,453 Views 105 Comments

There have been serious military confrontations between both nations in recent days.

# diplomatic-tensions - Friday 6 April, 2018

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Apr 6th 2018, 7:23 AM 12,933 Views 92 Comments

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

# diplomatic-tensions - Saturday 31 March, 2018

British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears

Mar 31st 2018, 4:45 PM 22,806 Views 37 Comments

Britain said it conducts routine checks on aircraft to protect the UK from organised crime.

# diplomatic-tensions - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Mar 13th 2018, 9:02 PM 16,430 Views 84 Comments

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

# diplomatic-tensions - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea
# International Tensions
# International Tensions

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

Sep 26th 2017, 7:08 AM 15,542 Views 46 Comments

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

# diplomatic-tensions - Thursday 31 August, 2017

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

Aug 31st 2017, 9:55 PM 11,701 Views 16 Comments

The State Department said the decision was made “in the spirit of parity”.

# diplomatic-tensions - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'

Mar 19th 2017, 2:52 PM 32,351 Views 41 Comments

“There is no account where debts are registered with NATO,” the German Defence Minister said.

# diplomatic-tensions - Friday 21 June, 2013

Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey
# Eu Bid
# Eu Bid

Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey

Jun 21st 2013, 12:19 PM 5,287 Views 67 Comments

The disagreement centres on criticism from Turkey over slow progress on the country’s bid to join the EU.