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Kerry unveils Palestinian Investment Plan

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(Al Shunah) - US Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled a plan to boost the Palestinian economy by attracting $4 billion in private investment, saying it could transform the lives of the people. As he seeks to bring Israel and the Palestinians…

Kerry Meets Egyptian President

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(Addis Ababa) - US Secretary of State John Kerry met Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and pressed him to make concrete progress on economic reforms and rights, warning continued US and global aid was at stake. Kerry told Morsi that, "we…

US-Russia Reach Accord on Syria

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(Moscow) - After months of sharp differences, the United States and Russia have agreed to push both sides in Syria to find an end to the bloodshed, offering to hold an international conference in search of peace. In talks which stretched…

Kerry Terms Arab League Peace Stance ‘big step forward’

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US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Arab League’s acknowledgment that Israelis and Palestinians may have to swap land in any peace deal was ‘a very big step forward.’ ‘That is a very big step forward. We’re going to…

Kerry Seeks to Boost Afghan-Pakistan Ties

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(Brussels) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together for security talks aimed at improving relations between the two nations. This is ahead of next year’s withdrawal of NATO combat forces…

Kerry Visits Kabul

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(Kabul) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has landed in Afghanistan for an unannounced visit. Kerry is due to with President Hamid Karzai. “He will make clear that the US will have an enduring commitment in Afghanistan that will last…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Receives US Secretary of State

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  (Abu Dhabi) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received US Secretary of State John Kerry and the delegation accompanying him at Emirates…

Kerry Visits Turkey for Talks on Syria

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(Ankara) - US Secretary of State, John Kerry was due to discuss the Syria crisis with Turkey's leaders. The talks come a day after Washington announced that it would for the first time provide direct aid to Syrian rebels in the form of food…

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…