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Egypt's new envoy on Fahmy and peace in the Middle East

Egypt's new envoy on Fahmy and peace in the Middle East

Changes afoot at the Macedonian and Korean embassies, and Canada gets a new high commissioner in India.


Brunei's new envoy on a personal and professional mission

Turkey's new ambassador seeks help for Syrian refugees, and World Vision Canada's CEO says goodbye.


New Taiwan rep no stranger to Ottawa

Defence association appoints president who worked on government's procurement strategy; new Canadian postings and an Ottawa envoy shuffle.


Bosnia's envoy and a fixer-upper embassy

Foreign Affairs moves around some of its top diplomats and is looking for new recruits.


Switzerland's ambassador comes home

New Icelandic envoy settling in and looking north; Panama's ambassador says goodbye.


There's more to Belgium than chocolate and beer

Diplomatic Circles tracks changes in the Belgian, Philippine, Slovenian, Polish and Pakistan embassies this week, and then some.


Politics crowded out all else in Egyptian ambassador's posting

Embassy's first enhanced Diplomatic Circles column explains moves by Wael Aboulmagd and other 'modern nomads.'


Economic ties push political talk, says Serbian envoy

First-time ambassador brings across the ocean his wife, son—and a piano.


From Paul Martin to Stephen Harper, Sri Lanka's number two handled Canada

Ottawa was 'entirely different' from Sumith Dassanayake's other postings.


Belgian envoy carved his way across every province, territory

The skiing fan fell in love with the Rockies and Quebec’s slopes.


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