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Austrian FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

Austrian FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

Vladimir Putin was one of around 100 guests at Karin Kneissl's wedding to a businessman in southeastern Austria on Saturday.

New Czech government in jeopardy over foreign minister nomination

New Czech government in jeopardy over foreign minister nomination

The Czech Communist party will withhold support from the country's next government if the social democrats stick to their nominee for the post of foreign minister, Communist leader Vojtech Filip said on Sunday.

Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest: foreign minister

Syrian government seeks to recapture southwest: foreign minister

The Syrian government wants to recapture insurgent territory in the southwest through a settlement in which fighters accept state rule or leave, the foreign minister said on Saturday.

Pakistan's former FM Asif allowed to contest election

Pakistan's former FM Asif allowed to contest election

Khawaja Asif, a staunch ally of ousted prime minister and PML-N founder Nawaz Sharif, was disqualified from parliament by a lower court in April.

Foreign Minister meets French senate panel chief

Foreign Minister meets French senate panel chief

The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has met with President of the French Senate friendship group with the Gulf countries Jean-Marie Bockel.

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site

Oman's foreign minister made a rare visit by an Arab official to a Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after holding talks with Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank.

Norway appoints its first female foreign minister

Norway appoints its first female foreign minister

Ine Eriksen Soereide replaces Boerge Brende, who last month was appointed president of the World Economic Forum.

Iran will drop nuclear deal if US withdraws, foreign minister tells al Jazeera

Iran will drop nuclear deal if US withdraws, foreign minister tells al Jazeera

Iran will abandon the nuclear deal it reached with six major powers if the United States decides to withdraw from it, its foreign minister told Qatar's al Jazeera TV in New York.

UN veteran is S. Korea's first female foreign minister

UN veteran is S. Korea's first female foreign minister

South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday appointed a veteran diplomat as the country's first female foreign minister, tasked with easing tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

Qatar will tackle hostile media campaign: FM

Qatar will tackle hostile media campaign: FM

Qatar will address the media campaign targeting it, against the backdrop of the hacking of Qatar News Agency's (QNA) website and attributing false statements ...

Sri Lankan president switches ministers in reshuffle

Sri Lankan president switches ministers in reshuffle

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena switched the finance and foreign ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday in a bid to restore confidence in the administration's handling of the economy.

Indian foreign minister in hospital with kidney failure

Indian foreign minister in hospital with kidney failure

India's foreign minister said on Wednesday she was in hospital being treated for kidney failure and undergoing tests for a possible transplant, an announcement that raises questions over how long she can stay in the job.