US Secretary of State John Kerry

China, US should maintain proper direction of relations: Minister

Trump, due to take office on Jan. 20, has angered China by speaking by telephone to Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen.

Jan 05, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Was it intentional? Pak PM’s team misleads media on Kashmir issue after Nawaz-Kerry meet

The press release issued by the Pak PM’s media team tried to give an impression that only the Kashmir issue was discussed at the meeting, which is not true.

Sep 22, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif meets Kerry; seeks US role in Kashmir dispute

"Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had two very productive meetings at start of General Assembly visit with US Secretary of State John Kerry & PM of New Zealand," Pakistan's envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi tweeted.

Sep 19, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Kerry arrives in India for strategic dialogue; terrorism emanating from Pakistan, visa issues on agenda

During the Dialogue, the entire gamut of cooperation between the two countries will be taken up.

Aug 29, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Divide and rule by Beijing throw ASEAN into disarray

Southeast Asian nations are in unparalleled disarray over Beijing`s sabre-rattling in the South China Sea, analysts and insiders say, with the fractures set to deepen as staunch China ally Laos hosts top regional diplomats this weekend.

Jul 22, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

US, anti-IS coalition allies regroup after jihadist attacks

With jihadist attacks proliferating around the world, the United States has reassembled its coalition partners for meetings Wednesday and Thursday to review a two-year-old war that has so far failed to eliminate the Islamic State group.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for ''thesaurus'' of insults

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday it would take far too long for him to apologise for the "rich thesaurus" of rude comments and insults he has directed at world leaders and others over the years.

Jul 20, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Obama, Erdogan discuss status of cleric Gulen in call

President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the status of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed by Turkish authorities for masterminding a recent failed coup, during a call on Tuesday, the White House said.

Jul 20, 2016, 09:50 AM IST

US: Turkey must show `evidence not allegations` against Gulen

US Secretary of State John Kerry told Turkey on Monday it must produce evidence to support any extradition request for exiled Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen over the failed coup attempt.

Jul 18, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

'Putin, Kerry did not discuss military cooperation in Syria'

President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State John Kerry did not discuss direct military cooperation in Syria during talks aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in the war-torn country, the Kremlin said today.

Jul 15, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Unable to stop Syria's war, US offers Russia new partnership

The United States offered Russia a broad new military partnership in Syria.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:18 AM IST

US to continue sanctions on some of Myanmar's sectors: John Kerry

Kerry said the US has eased some sanctions on Myanmar recently to mark its support for the new government.

May 22, 2016, 21:06 PM IST

Kerry accuses China of unilaterally asserting claims in SCS

China is unilaterally trying to assert and act on territorial claims in the South China Sea, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said and called for resolving the disputes there through diplomacy and negotiation.

Apr 13, 2016, 13:34 PM IST

Kerry backs Iraqi leader, no planned increase in US troops

John Kerry also pledged USD 155 million in new US aid to Iraq.

Apr 08, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Kerry says 600 IS fighters killed in Syria in last 3 weeks

Islamic State group has lost 3,000 square kilometres and 600 fighters, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Mar 13, 2016, 18:36 PM IST

Ground operation in Syria will lead to "a full-fledged, long war," Russian PM says

Major powers agreed on Friday in Munich to a pause in combat in Syria, which killed at least 250,000 people.  

Feb 14, 2016, 22:55 PM IST

US to pay Iran $1.7 bn in debt and interest: John Kerry

The United States is to repay Iran a $400 million debt and $1.3 billion in interest dating to the Islamic revolution, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday.

Jan 18, 2016, 00:41 AM IST

World has never been `closer` to nuclear deal: Iran FM

A nuclear deal with Iran has "never been closer", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a message Friday, also holding out the promise of greater cooperation to tackle wider global problems.

Jul 04, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

Kerry says Houthi movements make Yemen ceasefire "difficult"

 US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday Washington supported extending a "humanitarian pause" in the fighting in Yemen, but that manoeuvres by Houthi fighters made that difficult.

May 18, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

US to take tough approach in China over South China Sea

 US Secretary of State John Kerry will leave China "in absolutely no doubt" about Washington`s commitment to ensuring freedom of navigation and flight in the South China Sea when he visits Beijing this weekend, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.

May 14, 2015, 13:53 PM IST