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US pushes Asian nations on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to build pressure on North Korea after securing a new round of United Nations sanctions as he launched into two days of high-level diplomacy Sunday.

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Diplomacy and economic sanctions must go hand in hand

The US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, sent mixed messages at the news conference in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, at the conclusion of his brief visit to Myanmar on November 15.

August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017

US pushes Asian nations on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to build pressure on North Korea after securing a new round of United Nations sanctions as he launched into two days of high-level diplomacy Sunday.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Kerry calls PM, seeks justice for Xulhaz

US Secretary of State John Kerry last night phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and requested her to take necessary steps to bring to book the killers of Xulhaz.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

US declares IS 'committed genocide'

US Secretary of State John Kerry declares that violence by Islamic State against religious minorities is genocide, saying the United States will would do everything it could to hold the militant...

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

US-Russia try to narrow Syria divisions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria's civil war.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

Palestinians torch Jewish shrine

Palestinians torched a site revered by Jews in the West Bank overnight, Israeli and Palestinian sources said on Friday.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

Israeli air raid: Mother,daughter killed in Gaza

Israel says its jets have hit two targets in the Gaza Strip, which killed a woman and her young daughter in a nearby house.

September 5, 2015
September 5, 2015

Clinton 'regret' over private email

Hillary Clinton says she wished she had made a "different choice" and not used a private email account while serving as US secretary of state.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

Kerry 'hurts leg' in bicycle crash

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been taken to hospital in Switzerland after a biking accident in the nearby French Alps.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

Iran, powers close in on nuclear deal: officials

Iran and major powers are close to agreement on a 2- or 3-page accord with specific numbers that would form the basis of a long-term settlement aimed at ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's...