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

Jun 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 12,622 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Mar 20th 2019, 1:32 PM 33,687 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,485 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2019, 8:40 AM 14,043 Views 15 Comments

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days
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Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days

Dec 26th 2018, 5:15 PM 7,153 Views 7 Comments

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

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
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China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,571 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 27th 2018, 8:34 PM 36,677 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.

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

Jun 11th 2018, 7:16 AM 25,877 Views 77 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2018, 10:15 PM 14,454 Views 105 Comments

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 7:23 AM 12,934 Views 92 Comments

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

British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears
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British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears

Mar 31st 2018, 4:45 PM 22,808 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Mar 13th 2018, 9:02 PM 16,435 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Sep 26th 2017, 7:08 AM 15,546 Views 46 Comments

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

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices
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US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

Aug 31st 2017, 9:55 PM 11,704 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2017, 2:52 PM 32,353 Views 41 Comments

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

Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey
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Diplomatic row erupts between Germany and Turkey

Jun 21st 2013, 12:19 PM 5,288 Views 67 Comments

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