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Mari Carmen Aponte appointed US asst. secretary of state for LatAm

Fox News Latino - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mari Carmen Aponte, the U.S. ambassador to El Salvador since 2012, will take over for Roberta Jacobson as assistant secretary of state for Latin America, the State Department announced Thursday. State Department deputy spokesman said that Aponte will ...
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Syria ceasefire: US Secretary of State John Kerry battles to save truce

ABC Online - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
It said the main armed opposition as a whole reserved the right to respond to attacks on rebel factions in any part of the country, and criticised the United States for not doing enough to stop government bombardments. The lull in fighting around the ...
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US Secretary of State warns Syrian president to start transition by Aug. 1

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syrian government on Tuesday that they face an August deadline for starting a political transition to move President Bashar Assad out, or they risk the consequences of a new U.S.
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US Secretary of State Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer US military

Channel News Asia - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
AUSTIN, Texas: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

US Secretary of State John Kerry to visit Nepal

Business Standard - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said that he would visit Nepal by the end of this year. US Secretary Kerry gave this statement during a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa at the US State ...
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US identifies priority areas to help Caribbean economies grow

Jamaica Observer - ‎May 4, 2016‎
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) - United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has identified what he regarded as three priority areas in which the Obama administration would like the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean to grow and thrive.

US State Secretary Kerry Refused to Meet with Croatian Foreign Minister Kovač

Total Croatia News - ‎14 hours ago‎
As reported on May 5, 2016, US secretary of state John Kerry refused to meet with the Croatian foreign minister Miro Kovač.
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Lavrov: US Warning Foreign Officials Against a Thaw With Russia

Sputnik International - ‎May 4, 2016‎
"I stay in close touch with [US Secretary of State] John Kerry. I don't have plans to go to Washington, let alone on an official visit, because it is not the official event that is important but the practical work that gets done during working visits ...
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120 Nations Accuse US Top Court Of Violating Law Over Iran

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry, who met Zarif on April 22, said the United States would not stand in the way of foreign banks or firms doing business with Iranian companies that are no longer subject to US sanctions.
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Hillary Clinton Pressed for an Israeli National Unity Government in 2009, New Book Claims

Haaretz - ‎May 3, 2016‎
On Hillary Clinton's first visit to Jerusalem as U.S. secretary of state in 2009, about a month after the elections in Israel, she pressed then-Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to accede to Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal for a national unity government ...
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Famous Romanian hacker Guccifer becomes pawn in the US presidential campaign - ‎10 hours ago‎
Romanian hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar, who became famous under the alias Guccifer, may turn into a pawn in this year's presidential campaign in the United States.

State Department Announces Plans to Circumvent US Law in Order to Advance Climate Agenda

Daily Signal - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
State Department spokesman John Kirby announced that the Obama administration plans to circumvent U.S. law in order to advance its climate agenda.
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Khamenei claims US is anti-Iran and anti-Shiite

Al-Monitor - ‎7 hours ago‎
He came into office promising better relations with Western countries, and his decision to assign Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif - who studied in the United States and speaks fluent English - to conduct negotiations with US Secretary of State ...
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Obama: US, Not China, Should Set Pacific Trade Rules

Voice of America - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Obama has encountered resistance in winning support for the trade deal, with many in his own Democratic Party opposed to it, including the leading Democrat looking to replace him when he leaves office next January, former U.S. Secretary of State ...
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Report: Trump Deportation Plan Would Shrink US Economy

Voice of America - ‎14 hours ago‎
A conservative Washington economic research organization has concluded that Republican presidential contender Donald Trump's vow to deport more than 11 million illegal immigrants from the United States would shrink the country's economy by about 2 ...
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Kerry: Understanding world religions has foreign policy payoff

San Antonio Express-News (subscription) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on April 22, 2016 in New York. Kerry met with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
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Clinton's top aides to face questioning over private email server

South China Morning Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
... questions under oath by June 29 about whether they intentionally thwarted federal open-records laws by allowing Clinton's use of a private email server throughout her tenure as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. The decision by US District Judge ...