Kerry to testify in June before US House panel on Benghazi

Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to testify on June 12 before a House committee investigating the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, resolving a contentious dispute with Republicans in Congress.

US votes on Armenian `genocide`; Turkey recalls envoy

Turkey recalled its ambassador from the United States and sent a harsh warning that ties will suffer after a US House panel adopted a resolution on Thursday branding the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as "genocide”.