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Switzerland's ambassador comes home

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.


Israeli deputy going back to reality

Eliaz Luf caps off four years of work in and out of the headlines.




The Caribbean's 'invisible umbilical cord'

Former Trinidad and Tobago envoy Philip Buxo wrapped up his posting at the end of June.


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