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John Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan`s leaders to "get the job done" by fully implementing a peace deal or face a UN arms embargo and sanctions.

John Kerry urges deployment of South Sudan protection force

US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Monday for the deployment of a 4,000-strong "protection force" to bolster the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

Kerry urges deployment of South Sudan `protection force`

US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Monday for the deployment of a 4,000-strong "protection force" to bolster the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

John Kerry heading to Africa for talks on counterterrorism

John Kerry heading to Africa for talks on counterterrorism

Secretary of State John Kerry is arriving in Africa on Monday for talks in Kenya and Nigeria on countering terrorism.

Phasing out hydro-fluorocarbons the next big challenge

There is a strange similarity between ISIS and HFCs. Both are man-made. 

Russia launches first Syria raids from Iran base

The strikes destroyed jihadist targets including weapons depots and command centres, "killing a large number of fighters," Moscow said.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says John Kerry to visit Turkey on August 21

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that US State Secretary John Kerry intends to visit this month.

John Kerry calls on Russia, Assad to "restrain" from offensive strikes

Kerry said the government`s attacks had prevented the warring parties from meeting for negotiations on Monday.

US avoiding 'confrontation' in sea row: John Kerry

Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan also have claims to the South China Sea, a vital waterway through which USD 5 trillion in annual trade passes.

US, North Korea trade barbs over nuclear weapon tests

US, North Korea trade barbs over nuclear weapon tests

The UN Security Council has slapped North Korea with its toughest sanctions to date in a unanimous decision even endorsed by China.

Kremlin dismisses US Democratic email hack claims as `absurd`

The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed allegations that Russia was behind a hack of the Democratic National Committee`s emails as absurd, mocking what it called obsessive references to Russia in the US presidential campaign.

Beijing urged to accept South China Sea ruling

Japan, Australia and the US on Tuesday urged China to recognise the ruling by The Hague`s Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in favour of the Philippines over its South China Sea dispute with Beijing.

Kerry warns North Korea of `real consequences` for weapons programme

Kerry warns North Korea of `real consequences` for weapons programme

Washington`s top envoy John Kerry warned North Korea on Tuesday that it faced "real consequences" over its ongoing nuclear and missile testing programme.

John Kerry calls for new measures to counter changing Islamic State

U.S. officials on Thursday called on partners in the coalition against Islamic State to increase intelligence sharing as the militant group morphs to focus on attacks beyond its shrinking self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria.

Bahrain rebuffs British, US allies over opposition ban

Bahrain rebuffs British, US allies over opposition ban

Bahrain has rebuffed its British and US allies over a controversial ban on the kingdom`s largest opposition group, insisting it will brook no interference in its internal affairs.

EU, US urge Turkey to respect rule of law: John Kerry

EU, US urge Turkey to respect rule of law: John Kerry

"The United States and European Union urge Turkey to respect the rule of law in the crackdown following the attempted coup", US Secretary of State John Kerry said during a visit to Brussels on Monday.

US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

 The US resumed airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) after Turkey opened its airbase which was closed in the wake of a failed attempted coup on July 16.

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

The US-led coalition against the IS group has resumed air strikes from a Turkish air base that were suspended after a failed military coup the Pentagon.

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base: Pentagon

The US-led coalition against the IS group has resumed air strikes from a Turkish air base that were suspended after a failed military coup the Pentagon.

US asks Turkey to present any coup evidence against US-based opposition figure

US asks Turkey to present any coup evidence against US-based opposition figure

John Kerry said Washington had not yet received a formal extradition bid for the expatriate cleric.