More John Kerry Articles

  • U.S. journalist freed after being held hostage in Syria

    Peter Theo Curtis was freed and is now outside of Syria. U.S. authorities expect him to be reunited with his family "shortly."

  • ISIS' brutality ups the pressure on Obama in Iraq and Syria

    International outrage over the grisly beheading of an American journalist is forcing President Obama's hand in Iraq, intensifying pressure to confront ISIS in a broader way than the defensive airstrikes he has authorized so far.

  • North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw." North Korea has unleashed a slew of crude insults against leaders in Washington and Seoul...

  • Report: German intel spied on Kerry, Clinton

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign intelligence agency eavesdropped on calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton, German magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday. The respected news weekly reported that the agency, known by its German acronym BND, tapped a...

  • John Kerry talks Asian relationships, trade pact

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's address to Hawaii's East-West Center think tank this week drew attention primarily for its focus on the need for a constructive relationship with China to ensure regional peace and stability. However, Kerry touched also on U.S. relationships...

  • Kerry visits Solomon Islands, sees WWII memorials

    HONIARA, Solomon Islands (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid a visit Wednesday to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, where he met the tiny nation's leaders and commemorated the ferocious World War II battles fought on Guadalcanal. Kerry met with Solomon Islands Prime Minister...

  • David Axelrod takes out John Kerry with friendly fire, Team Hillary 'clarifies' White House criticism

    Former White House adviser David Axelrod took a veiled shot at Hillary Clinton on Tuesday morning -- but in doing so, he also inadvertently attacked John Kerry.

  • State defends John Kerry's stay in hotel owned by blacklisted businessman

    State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf is vigorously defending Secretary of State John Kerry's overnight stay in a Myanmar hotel owned by a blacklisted businessman, although she was short on specifics about it.

  • John Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted Myanmar hotel

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The U.S. says Secretary of State John Kerry did not break any rules when he stayed in a glitzy hotel owned by a tycoon blacklisted because of ties to Myanmar's former military regime. In a country where cronies own almost all the biggest and best-known firms — including...

  • Kerry urges calm in Iraq

    SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging the people of Iraq to remain calm as the country faces a political crisis while battling advances by Islamic State militants. Speaking in Australia on Monday, Kerry said there should be no use of force by political factions as Iraq...

  • Kerry tries to ease Asian territorial disputes

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried Sunday to calm the brewing storm over territorial disputes in Asian waters, appealing to China and its neighbors to settle their differences and ease tensions. Kerry said at a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian...

  • Kerry presses Myanmar on democratic reform

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — To improve relations with the United States, Myanmar must make progress in its democratic transition and halt what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told the country's leaders. The U.S. praised...

  • Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Already scrambling to confront multiple simultaneous international crises, the Obama administration stepped up efforts Saturday to avert another, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on China and its smaller neighbors to take new steps to ease tensions over...

  • Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tensions

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Myanmar seeking to calm tensions in the South China Sea between China and its smaller neighbors. Amid concerns about recent provocative steps taken by China and others regarding several disputed territories in the sea, Kerry...

  • Kerry urges Afghan candidates to end dispute

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday stepped up efforts to press Afghanistan's two feuding presidential candidates to end their dispute over June elections, accept the results of an ongoing audit of all ballots and form a national unity government by early September....



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