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Iran Pushes For End To Arms Embargo In Nuke Deal

A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed on Monday for an end to the U.N. arms embargo on the country — a parallel deal that the United States opposes as it seeks to limit Tehran’s Mideast power and influence.

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Iran Nuclear Talks To Go Past June 30 Deadline

A senior U.S. official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran’s foreign minister prepared to head home Sunday for consultations before returning to push for a breakthrough.


Secretary of State John Kerry. (Photo by TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors Complete Surgery on Secretary Kerry for Broken Leg

Doctors completed surgery Tuesday on Secretary of State John Kerry’s broken leg at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.


In this picture taken on March 16, 2015 US Secretary of State John Kerry rides his bike during a break in Lausanne.  According to an official spokesperson, US Secretary of State John Kerry was taken to hospital after having sustained suspected leg injuries during a cycling accident near Scionzier, France on May 31, 2015. He was transported via medical helicopter to the Geneva University Hospital (HUG), where he is currently being evaluated. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Breaks Leg in Bike Crash; Ends Overseas Trip Early

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in bike crash Sunday, apparently after hitting a curb, and scrapped the rest of a four-nation trip that included an international conference on combating the Islamic State group.


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Poll: 59 Percent Of Russians View US As Threat

A Russian polling group found 59 percent of Russians see the United States as a threat.



Kerry Heads To Russia In First Visit Since Ukraine Crisis

Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria.


Sergey Lavrov Speaking

Russian Official: Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Quite Doable’

Officials say that Iran and six world powers are close to ending the latest round of nuclear talks with a statement that lacks specifics accompanied by documents outlining more detailed understandings.



Kerry Warns US Ambassadors They Will Be Dealing With ‘Climate Refugees’ In Not-Too-Distant Future

Secretary of State John Kerry warns U.S. ambassadors that they will be dealing with “climate refugees” in the not-too-distant future.


Javad Zarif Speaking

Diplomat: Iran Demands Nuke Facility Buried Deep Underground Be Allowed To Keep Hundreds Of Centrifuges

The United States and Iran are plunging back into negotiations in a bid to end a decades-long standoff that has raised the specter of an Iranian nuclear arsenal, a new atomic arms race in the Middle East and even a U.S. or Israeli military intervention.


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Kerry: We Will Undertake Clinton’s Emails ‘As Rapidly As Possible’

The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.