Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) walks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull upon their arrival at Admiralty House in Sydney, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Mr Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister to visit Australia. (AAP Image/Reuters Pool, Jason Reed) NO ARCHIVING

Netanyahu’s historic visit to promote closer ties between Israel and Australia

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Israeli counterpart hailed bilateral cooperation and shared goals after a meeting that culminated in the signing of several agreements and MOUs. Turnbull noted that Australia is... Read more »

Peace & Security Funds greatly contribute to global peace and stability: Research

Peace and Security Funding Index tracks more than $280 Million in Foundation and Philanthropic Grantmaking Washington, DC (US) – Peace and security funders are making important contributions to global peace and stability, despite making... Read more »
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Julie Bishop to meet Indonesia’s FM next week as diplomatic tensions ease

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is expected to meet her Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi next week, indicating that relations between the two countries are warming after the execution of the Bali nine... Read more »
Former Saudi Foreign Minister and veteran diplomat Prince Saud al-Faisal dies at the age of 75

Glowing tributes pour in for veteran Saudi diplomat, Prince Saud Al-Faisal

World leaders joined Saudi Arabia on Friday in mourning the demise of the world’s longest-serving foreign minister, Prince Saud Al-Faisal, who passed away on Thursday in Los Angeles. Western and Arab leaders... Read more »

India asks China to “reconsider its approach” on some issues

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says his country and China have been successful in settling some differences between the two Asian giants, as New Delhi and Beijing move to introduce a new... Read more »
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Australian FM Julie Bishop to visit Pakistan in May

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan) — Australian Foreign Minister Ms Julie Bishop is expected to pay an official visit to Pakistan next week. According to official sources the Australian FM will reach Islamabad on May... Read more »

Chinese President receives warm welcome in Pakistan

Pakistan’s top leadership welcomed Chinese President Xi on his arrival on a two-day state visit on Monday (20 April 2015) on a much-awaited trip that seeks to bolster strategic and economic cooperation... Read more »

Australia’s FM Julie Bishop discuses ISIS, asylum seekers with Iranian FM

Foreign minister Julie Bishop meets President Hassan Rouhani for first high level talks between Australia and Iran in 12 years TEHRAN (Iran) — Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has met with Iran’s foreign... Read more »