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France says Biden acted like Trump in submarine deal with Australia

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has accused US President Joe Biden of making an "unpredictable decision" like former US President Donald Trump "used to do" after he scrapped a $40 billion submarine defense deal that the European nation had signed with Australia.

Dutch FM steps down over Afghanistan crisis

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigned on Thursday after she met fierce criticism in parliament over the handling of the Afghan crisis.

Russia demands answers from US over ‘election interference’

Moscow is waiting for an answer after presenting the American envoy with a dossier on purported examples of US attempts to interfere in Russia’s upcoming elections, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says.

US, UK, Australia forge military alliance against China

The US, UK and Australia are setting up a trilateral security partnership aimed at confronting China, which will include helping Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines.

UK PM reshuffles cabinet, foreign secretary moved

Dominic Raab has lost his job as the UK foreign secretary in a government reshuffle carried out by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

UK bars Chinese envoy from parliament over sanctions row

China’s ambassador to the UK, Zheng Zeguang, has been barred from attending a reception at Westminster in retaliation over quote Beijing imposing sanctions on British MPs.

EU says has no option but to engage with Taliban

The European Union has no choice but to talk to the Taliban government in Afghanistan and Brussels will try to coordinate with member governments to organise diplomatic presence in Kabul, the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says.

Russia’s Putin not to attend Dushanbe summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly cancelled his upcoming visit to the Tajik capital to attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Putin to self-isolate after COVID detected in entourage

Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to self-isolate as many coronavirus cases were recently detected among his acquaintances, the Kremlin reported on Tuesday. The Russian leader is still expected to appear at summits via video-link.

Japan protests Russia over alleged airspace violation

Japan lodged a protest with Russia in connection with the alleged violation of Japanese airspace by the Russian aircraft and called on Moscow to prevent ‘repetition of the incidents.’