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Trump names Republican veteran as envoy to Russia

John Sullivan is a lawyer who served in senior positions under Republican presidents in the Commerce, Defence and Justice Departments. 

German ambassador summoned by Beijing over Joshua Wong’s visit

China's ambassador to Germany Wu Ken says the German envoy was summoned in Beijing over Wong's visit.

US Senate committee backs Trump nominee to be UN ambassador

Trump's first UN ambassador, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, left the position in late 2018.

US envoy tells Jho Low to come back home or head...

Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir tells the fugitive financier to prove his case in an American court if he fears trial in Malaysia.

Tennis star Naomi Osaka is the newest ambassador at BareMinerals

Osaka will serve as the face of the label's signature ‘BarePro Performance Wear Foundation'.

Lin-Manuel Miranda stars in video series for Puerto Rico tourism

In the eight-part YouTube series, Miranda takes viewers on a trip to the island.

Protest against LGBT community should not lead to violence, says US...

She says the safety and security of everyone should be a priority.

Saudi Arabia names first woman envoy to Washington at critical time

The reshuffle comes as Saudi Arabia seeks to quell an international outcry over Khashoggi's murder last October in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Trump picks Canada envoy Kelly Craft as UN ambassador

If confirmed by the US Senate, she would fill the post that has been vacant since Nikki Haley.

Manila wants to work with Sabah on undocumented Filipinos

Philippine ambassador to Malaysia Charles C Jose says the Philippine embassy is focused on helping its countrymen in Sabah.

Pakistan recalls envoy from India amid tensions

Islamabad has recalled its ambassador in New Delhi for consultations amid escalating tensions with nuclear-armed neighbour India.

Nauert withdraws from Trump UN ambassador pick

Nauert’s nomination began to falter after the White House was alerted to a problem in her background check.

Japan’s confidence in Mahathir reflected in samurai bonds, says envoy

Japanese ambassador to Malaysia Dr Makio Miyagawa says the Japanese government will also provide loans to fund some sizable projects and programmes with low-interest rates and long repayment periods.

Dina Powell withdraws from consideration for US ambassador to UN

Dina Powell reportedly told President Donald Trump by phone that she was honoured to be considered but planned to stay at Goldman Sachs.

Trump mulls Dina Powell for UN ambassador

Dina Powell was an assistant secretary of state and a senior White House staffer during the administration of George W Bush.

No rest for Nikki Haley? Political future fuels speculation

Despite the fine line Haley walked with Trump, speculation quickly swirled in Washington that Trump could drop Vice-President Mike Pence as his 2020 running mate and choose Haley instead.

US envoy Haley rejects Iran blame over parade attack

Haley dismissed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's comments as rhetoric.

Longchamp makes New York debut to celebrate 70 years

The French staple is building on its leather goods heritage by highlighting its ready-to-wear, sunglasses and footwear lines.

DAP man as special envoy to China won’t disrupt ambassador Zainuddin,...

There is a need to forge better ties with China due to its sheer size, says Saifuddin Abdullah.

Sara Sampaio is the new face of Joe’s Jeans

The 27-year old supermodel's Stories Instagram confirmed that Sampaio will feature in the premium denim producer's 2018 fall campaign.

At Trump summit, Putin made ‘concrete’ Ukraine offer, according to envoy

Anatoly Antonov, the Russian ambassador to the US, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin made US President Donald Trump a concrete offer on Ukraine during their summit.

Human rights council UN’s greatest failure, Haley says

US Ambassador Nikki Haley made scathing remarks about the United Nations Human Rights Council. .

Misty Copeland lands new makeup campaign for Estee Lauder

Estee Lauder is the latest beauty brand boosting its foundation offering, with the help of its brand ambassador, ballerina Misty Copeland.

Will Donald Trump meet Boris Johnson? “Not sure,” says US ambassador

He is unsure whether President Donald Trump would meet Boris Johnson during his upcoming trip to Britain.