Advertisement
Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 23 September, 2021

#Diplomatic Relations

Latest leaked cable shows ex-UK ambassador claimed Trump pulled Iran deal to spite Obama
# Kim Darroch
From TheJournal.ie
# Kim Darroch

Latest leaked cable shows ex-UK ambassador claimed Trump pulled Iran deal to spite Obama

Jul 14th 2019, 8:16 AM 20,926 Views 42 Comments

Kim Darroch described pulling out of the nuclear deal as an “act of diplomatic vandalism”.

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

Mar 28th 2018, 7:01 AM 12,963 Views 39 Comments

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'
# American Embassy
From TheJournal.ie
# American Embassy

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

Sep 29th 2017, 7:16 PM 11,059 Views 14 Comments

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin
# Interview
From TheJournal.ie
# Interview

Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin

Feb 5th 2017, 6:24 PM 26,360 Views 125 Comments

Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel
# Nuclear Weapons
From TheJournal.ie
# Nuclear Weapons

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Dec 26th 2016, 9:21 AM 21,974 Views 46 Comments

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

Santa Claus paid a visit to President Higgins at the Áras
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Santa Claus paid a visit to President Higgins at the Áras

Dec 13th 2016, 12:55 PM 7,172 Views 25 Comments

President Higgins and his wife Sabina welcomed hundreds of families to the Áras on Saturday for the official switching on of the Christmas lights.

'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader

Dec 1st 2016, 9:30 AM 14,252 Views 69 Comments

Trump’s transition team confirmed a call had taken place between the two men.

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children

Aug 15th 2016, 5:34 PM 28,271 Views 70 Comments

They’re fighting with Austria, too.

End of an era: After more than 50 years, the US and Cuba are talking again
# New Beginnings
From TheJournal.ie
# New Beginnings

End of an era: After more than 50 years, the US and Cuba are talking again

Dec 17th 2014, 6:06 PM 12,850 Views 41 Comments

“These 50 years have shown that isolation hasn’t worked. It’s time for a new approach,” said Barack Obama.

Warm welcome: North Korea fires rockets as Pope Francis arrives in the South
# Frosty Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Frosty Relations

Warm welcome: North Korea fires rockets as Pope Francis arrives in the South

Aug 14th 2014, 10:09 PM 15,850 Views 24 Comments

South Korea had asked for Catholics from North Korea to come to an event with the Pope, but the North declined.

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes
# Trouble
From TheJournal.ie
# Trouble

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

Jul 26th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,375 Views 51 Comments

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

Israeli attack on UN school an "atrocity" --- Charlie Flanagan
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Israeli attack on UN school an "atrocity" --- Charlie Flanagan

Jul 25th 2014, 4:28 PM 8,924 Views 99 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister has expressed his “grave concerns” to Israel’s ambassador over the attack, in which 15 people died.

How Ireland has spent almost €100,000 on election monitoring in other countries this year
# Above Board
From TheJournal.ie
# Above Board

How Ireland has spent almost €100,000 on election monitoring in other countries this year

Jul 20th 2014, 2:35 PM 5,604 Views 16 Comments

The vast majority was spent on sending people to Ukraine.

So, how are we getting on with Cuba these days?
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

So, how are we getting on with Cuba these days?

Jul 12th 2014, 10:45 AM 11,317 Views 40 Comments

Pretty well, it turns out…

Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen
# Detente
From TheJournal.ie
# Detente

Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen

Apr 5th 2014, 6:32 PM 13,959 Views 167 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams confirmed this evening that McGuinness is to accept the invitation as part of the “new and positive relationship between Ireland and Britain”.

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea
# Tit For Tat
From TheJournal.ie
# Tit For Tat

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea

Mar 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 12,380 Views 191 Comments

The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

Enda Kenny: Yes, the Irish government knew about Hyde Park bomb deal
# Tensions
From TheJournal.ie
# Tensions

Enda Kenny: Yes, the Irish government knew about Hyde Park bomb deal

Feb 27th 2014, 1:58 PM 10,970 Views 63 Comments

The Taoiseach said there was a “degree of sensitivity” surrounding the issuing of letters to IRA suspects guaranteeing they wouldn’t be prosecuted.

Government to reopen Vatican embassy, 26 months after closing it
# Hello Again
From TheJournal.ie
# Hello Again

Government to reopen Vatican embassy, 26 months after closing it

Jan 21st 2014, 10:49 PM 15,252 Views 165 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said the scaled-back embassy will have a staff of just one person and will help Ireland to engage directly with the leadership of Pope Francis.

New Vatican embassy is about new policies, not new Pope - Gilmore
# Ciao
From TheJournal.ie
# Ciao

New Vatican embassy is about new policies, not new Pope - Gilmore

Jan 21st 2014, 8:40 PM 5,367 Views 47 Comments

The new scaled-back presence in the Holy See is about Pope Francis’ view on worldwide poverty and hunger according to the Tánaiste.

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy
# Holy See
From TheJournal.ie
# Holy See

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy

Nov 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 5,757 Views 13 Comments

There is no plan to re-establish a resident embassy to the Holy See in the immediate term says Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan

Apr 2nd 2013, 8:52 AM 7,288 Views 9 Comments

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F Kennedy, has long been a supporter of Barack Obama and is believed to be in the advanced stages of the selection process.

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket
# Tensions
From TheJournal.ie
# Tensions

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket

Dec 12th 2012, 7:50 AM 6,879 Views 59 Comments

America, China and Russia have all expressed concern about the successful launch of the rocket by North Korea – and asked all sides to avoid ‘stoking the flames’.

Guten Morgen: Enda Kenny to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin today
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Guten Morgen: Enda Kenny to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin today

Nov 1st 2012, 6:45 AM 3,584 Views 59 Comments

The two will have a lot to talk about.

In photos: 3D paintings of Pinocchio, the Hulk and Marilyn
# Art
# Art

In photos: 3D paintings of Pinocchio, the Hulk and Marilyn

Aug 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 6,240 Views 5 Comments

New exhibition marks celebration of Korean-Chinese diplomatic relations – with some interesting themes…

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?

Aug 17th 2012, 10:31 AM 9,447 Views 161 Comments

The UK says it has an obligation to extradite Assange to Sweden – but opponents claim he is being persecuted for political reasons. What do you think?

Gilmore to discuss Syria, Egypt and Iran with other EU foreign ministers
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Gilmore to discuss Syria, Egypt and Iran with other EU foreign ministers

Jun 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 1,296 Views 12 Comments

Foreign ministers from across Europe are holding their monthly meeting in Luxembourg today.

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street
# Bye Elmo
From TheJournal.ie
# Bye Elmo

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street

Jun 5th 2012, 11:40 AM 2,947 Views 12 Comments

The US has withdrawn its $20 million funding for the programme amid reports of corruption.

Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?
# Ni Hao
From TheJournal.ie
# Ni Hao

Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?

Mar 27th 2012, 4:39 PM 5,697 Views 32 Comments

Enda Kenny met Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Beijing today as part of his four-day visit.

Nǐ hǎo! Taoiseach to start visit to China today
# International Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# International Relations

Nǐ hǎo! Taoiseach to start visit to China today

Mar 25th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,493 Views 62 Comments

Enda Kenny is due to meet with Chinese premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing during the four-day visit to promote trade and investment in Ireland.

Taoiseach meets Angela Merkel and 'Super Mario'
# Eurozone
From TheJournal.ie
# Eurozone

Taoiseach meets Angela Merkel and 'Super Mario'

Feb 24th 2012, 7:34 AM 2,546 Views 23 Comments

Enda Kenny discussed Ireland’s attempts at economic recovery with the German Chancellor outside Berlin last night.

Gilmore opens door for Vatican to relax embassy requirements
# Vatican Embassy
From TheJournal.ie
# Vatican Embassy

Gilmore opens door for Vatican to relax embassy requirements

Feb 21st 2012, 3:56 PM 2,289 Views 39 Comments

Eamon Gilmore tells the Dáil that the Holy See embassy closure could be revisited if the Vatican relaxes rules on dual embassies.

In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras
# Chinese Visit
From TheJournal.ie
# Chinese Visit

In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras

Feb 20th 2012, 4:11 PM 4,448 Views 22 Comments

The president hosted the Chinese vice president at Áras an Uachtaráin – and here’s what happened in photos.

Tánaiste: We're not going to reverse Vatican embassy decision
# Vatican Embassy
From TheJournal.ie
# Vatican Embassy

Tánaiste: We're not going to reverse Vatican embassy decision

Feb 20th 2012, 10:36 AM 1,561 Views 27 Comments

The Tánaiste reiterated that the government will review the decision when Ireland’s financial circumstances improve.

Taoiseach praises 'special relationship' as Xi Jinping visit enters final day
# Chinese Visit
From TheJournal.ie
# Chinese Visit

Taoiseach praises 'special relationship' as Xi Jinping visit enters final day

Feb 20th 2012, 7:44 AM 2,825 Views 21 Comments

The Chinese vice president will visit Áras an Uachtaráin this morning on the final day of his three day visit to Ireland.

Government must be 'forceful' on human rights during China visit - Amnesty
# Human Rights
From TheJournal.ie
# Human Rights

Government must be 'forceful' on human rights during China visit - Amnesty

Feb 17th 2012, 3:45 PM 1,943 Views 31 Comments

Amnesty International has said that that the government must be clear on concerns about China’s human rights abuses when the country’s Vice President visits Ireland this weekend.

Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East

Jan 27th 2012, 9:14 AM 1,075 Views 18 Comments

The Tánaiste will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his four day visit.

EU agrees oil embargo against Iran over nuclear programme
# Sanctions
From TheJournal.ie
# Sanctions

EU agrees oil embargo against Iran over nuclear programme

Jan 23rd 2012, 11:03 AM 990 Views 17 Comments

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said it was part of an “unprecedented set of sanctions” against Iran.

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy
# Iran
From TheJournal.ie
# Iran

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy

Nov 30th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,147 Views 16 Comments

British diplomatic staff in Iran have been withdrawn following an attack on its embassy in Tehran yesterday – during which protesters shouting “Death to England” smashed windows, burned British flags and set a car alight.

Fianna Fáil attacks government over closure of Vatican embassy
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Fianna Fáil attacks government over closure of Vatican embassy

Nov 17th 2011, 12:48 PM 2,619 Views 64 Comments

Eamon O’Cuiv hit out at Eamon Gilmore in the Dáil this morning saying he didn’t believe that the government had made the decision for financial reasons.

Eleven new ambassadors nominated by the government
# Diplomatic Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Diplomatic Relations

Eleven new ambassadors nominated by the government

Nov 4th 2011, 2:51 PM 2,949 Views 3 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has announced a major reshuffle of Irish ambassadors to European and Asian countries.

1 2