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Clinton out, Kerry in as US secretary of State

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(Wahington) - Hillary Rodham Clinton ended a four-year tenure as secretary of state that made her one of America's most popular public figures. John Kerry has been sworn in to replace her. After 28 years of reviewing foreign policy in that…

Obama Lauds Clinton as She Leaves

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(Washington) - President Barack Obama lauded Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as one of his closest advisers. During a joint interview, Obama called Clinton a friend possessing an extraordinary talent, and praised her discipline,…
US, Russia To Hold Surprise Syria Meeting

US, Russia To Hold Surprise Syria Meeting

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(Dublin) - The top US and Russian diplomats will hold a surprise meeting with the United Nations’ peace envoy for Syria, signaling fresh hopes of an international breakthrough to end the Arab country’s 21-month civil war. US Secretary of…
US-GCC Strategic Cooperation Forum

GCC FMs and US discuss Strategic Cooperation

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(New York) - Foreign Ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, held their second Ministerial Meeting within the framework of ‘The Strategic Cooperation Forum between the Gulf Cooperation…
Suu Kyi meets Clinton

Suu Kyi meets Clinton

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(Washington) - Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first official visit to Washington, punctuating the remarkable thawing of tensions between the United States and Myanmar over the last year. She met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…
Clinton in Kenya to press democracy

Clinton in Kenya to press democracy

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(Somalia) - US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton is in Kenya to press the country’s leaders on the importance of democratic elections. Clinton is meeting top Kenyan officials and urging them to avoid a repeat of the 2007 presidential…
U.S. and NATO Finalize Pacts on Ending Afghan War

U.S. and NATO Finalize Pacts on Ending Afghan War

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(Brussels) - United States and its allies in NATO finalized agreements to wind down the war in Afghanistan, paving the way for President Obama to announce at a NATO summit meeting scheduled to be held in Chicago next month that the unpopular,…