:  Professor Norbert Lammert and German Ambassador, Gerhard Thiedemann meet Syrian refugees at the Mangere Refugee Centre

Germany suggests we take more refugees

As might have been expected the visit here of the most senior German politician since Angela Merkel in 2014 has produced polite suggestions  that we take more Syrian refugees. The Speaker of the Bundestag,…
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:  Fiji's Sunday Times reports on the political crisis there

McCully loses a friend

The Government unveiled its new “Sporting Diplomacy” programme for the Pacific yesterday and quite possibly not a moment too soon. While the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Murray McCully were busy …
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:  Foreign Minister Murray McCully with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem last year

US blocks McCully's showpiece

The Middle East  showpiece peace plan much promoted last year by Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, appears to have been blocked by the United States. The plan was to have been a centre-piece of New Zealand…
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