More John Kerry Articles

  • Kerry opts against a Mideast mediation trip

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has decided not to make an immediate trip to the Middle East to push diplomatic efforts toward a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. For several days Kerry has been weighing whether to extend his current diplomatic swing of Asia and Europe....

  • Facing deadline, US and Iran press nuclear talks

    VIENNA (AP) — The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats searched Monday for a breakthrough in nuclear talks, their efforts complicated by crises across the Middle East and beyond that have Washington and Tehran aligned in some places but often opposed. The state of U.S.-Iranian relations was adding...

  • No Iran breakthrough with John Kerry in Vienna

    VIENNA (AP) — Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away. "There has been no breakthrough today," said British Foreign Secretary...

  • Iranian foreign minister: Keep Iraq intact

    Iran's foreign minister said a break-up of Iraq would be "short-sighted," and urged to keep its neighbor whole.

  • US, Germany vow cooperation despite espionage spat

    VIENNA (AP) — The United States and Germany put a brave face on an escalating espionage dispute, stressing on Sunday the importance of their cooperation to solving several global crises but offering little indication they've fully mended ties. After a meeting on the sidelines of nuclear talks...

  • Israeli prime minister urges strong nuclear deal with Iran as negotiations begin

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored the United States and other world leaders to insist on a strong deal with Iran regarding their nuclear program. Netanyahu, speaking on "Fox News Sunday," said negotiators should aim to model the long-term Iranian deal currently being discussed...

  • Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government. The deal, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, offers a path out...

  • US struggles to resolve Afghan election crisis

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States struggled Friday to find a path out of a presidential election crisis in Afghanistan that has jeopardized chances for a democratic transfer of power, a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy to leave behind a stable state after the...

  • German FM to meet Kerry to discuss spying claims

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship "on an honest basis" after asking Washington's top spy to leave. Thursday's decision to demand the...

  • Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to meet candidates

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. and its allies are growing increasingly concerned as Afghanistan shows signs of unraveling in its first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai. With Iraq wracked by insurgency, Afghanistan's dispute over election results poses a new...

  • U.S., China strike climate-change agreements

    Secretary of State John Kerry hopes he has found a partner to take to the climate-change dance, and her name is China.

  • US, China talk cyberhacking amid new allegations

    BEIJING (AP) — Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

  • Kerry: Crisis in Israel, Gaza, needs de-escalation

    BEIJING (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is trying to stem the surging violence in Israel and Gaza in a way that allows the Jewish state to continue defending itself from Hamas rocket fire. Kerry, in Beijing for a summit with Chinese leaders, says it's a "dangerous moment"...

  • Tibetan activist gets home arrest as Kerry arrives

    BEIJING (AP) — A well-known Tibetan writer said Wednesday that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing as China plays host to U.S. State Secretary John Kerry for the latest round of U.S.-China talks. Tsering Woeser, who has been advocating Tibetans rights, said...

  • Afghan candidate rejects election results

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare victory in the country's election, claiming massive fraud was responsible for preliminary results that put his rival in the lead. The United States...



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