Secretary of State John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry (C) shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) next to US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft at the presidential residence Bocharov Ruchey in Sochi on May 12, 2015.  (JOSHUA ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Breakthrough As Kerry Meets Russia’s Putin

The United States and Russia emerged Tuesday from their most extensive, high-level talks in years vowing closer cooperation on Ukraine and Syria but unable to point to any breakthrough or new approach to bridge the major differences separating the two powers.


Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to reporers  in the Kenyan capital Nairobi ahead of his unannounced trip to Somalia. (Photo by TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

John Kerry Becomes First Secretary Of State To Visit Somalia

Kerry’s visit was designed to show support for the fragile Somali government in its fight against al-Qaida allied militants.


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GOP Rep Says Kerry’s Iran Plea ‘Sounds Like Somebody Was Trying To Sell Me A Car’

In a direct challenge to the White House, a Senate committee is to vote on a bill that would give Congress a chance to weigh in on any final nuclear agreement that can be reached with Iran.



Kerry: There Are Many ‘Misrepresentations’ About Iran Deal

The Obama administration stepped up its effort Monday to try to persuade lawmakers not to pass any legislation that could hamper prospects for negotiating a final deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program — a deal Secretary of State John Kerry said has been misrepresented.


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Kerry: Senate Letter To Iran Undermines U.S. Foreign Policy

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kerry said he reacted with “utter disbelief” at the letter from 47 Senate Republicans to leaders in Iran.


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Kerry: Successful Iran Deal Will Prove ‘Nuclear Program Is And Will Remain Peaceful’

U.S. officials sought Wednesday to tamp down expectations of a substantial preliminary nuclear deal with Iran by the March deadline while working to move past the political dust kicked up by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s criticism of an emerging nuclear deal with Iran.


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Kerry: Russia Has Lied ‘To My Face’ About Its Activities In Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has lied “to my face and the face of others on many different occasions” about its activities in Ukraine.


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Kerry: Fighting Extremism Requires Keeping People ‘Off The Battlefield’

In the fight against violent extremism, President Barack Obama has argued the U.S. has one thing going for it that Europe doesn’t: a long tradition of warmly embracing its immigrants, including Muslims.


Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on Nov. 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Orders Destruction Of Attackers’ Homes Behind Deadly Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Israel’s prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.


Ultra-orthodox Jewish men look on at the scene of an attack, by two Palestinians, on Israeli worshippers at a synagogue in the ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem on Nov. 18, 2014. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: 3 Americans Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Israeli police said four worshipers were killed and six wounded on Tuesday in an attack on a synagogue in an ultra-orthodox Jewish neighborhood in west Jerusalem.