Kerry Somali visit opens old wounds

2015-05-06 06:21

The visit to Somalia by US Secretary of State John Kerry revives memories of a botched special forces operation in October 1993 that killed hundreds of people.

US gives $45m for Kenya refugees

2015-05-04 20:53

US is giving Kenya $45m amid a regional crisis that now includes refugees fleeing Yemen for Somalia.

Kerry honours victims in Kenya as talks focus on Shabaab

2015-05-04 12:13

In Kenya, Kerry honors terror victims and talks with government about combating al-Shabaab

Kerry vows to deepen ties with Sri Lanka

2015-05-02 14:05

John Kerry has made the first visit to Sri Lanka by a US secretary of state in a decade, promising to deepen ties with a country that sits at a strategic crossroads in the vast Indian Ocean.

Kerry backs Saudi strikes in Yemen as long as Houthis fight

2015-04-25 11:14

Secretary of State John Kerry is backing Saudi Arabian airstrikes against Houthi rebels as long as the rebels persist in attacking Yemeni government forces.

Kerry to visit Arctic amid concern over ice melt

2015-04-19 09:36

Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Arctic Circle for key ministerial talks on climate change amid global concerns about rising seas and accelerating ice melt.

Don't interfere with Iran talks, Kerry urges Congress

2015-04-12 19:15

Secretary of State John Kerry will defend an emerging deal intended to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions, urging sceptical US lawmakers not to put up obstacles that could scupper the tough negotiations.

Gangs threaten election peace in Nigeria's key city

2015-03-19 15:00

Nigeria’s city of Lagos has emerged as one of the "most worrying" hotspots and faces a "high risk of significant violence" during the upcoming polls, the country’s human rights commission says.

Kerry in Egypt for talks on ISIS, Palestinians

2015-03-13 10:02

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheik where he is to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to discuss the fight against the ISIS group.

Letter inflames US feud over Iran talks

2015-03-10 13:35

Barack Obama has pilloried Republicans over an incendiary letter to Iran’s leaders that warned a nuclear deal with the US could be scrapped by the next president.


Kerry endorses 'hybrid court' to try South Sudan crimes

2015-05-05 08:57

US Secretary of State John Kerry says South Sudan is at “grave risk” as he announced US backing for a “hybrid court” to hold warring parties to account.

Kerry in Kenya calls for unity to defeat terrorism

2015-05-04 15:22

US Secretary of State John Kerry has held talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on security co-operation, after calling for unity in the face of terror attacks.

Kerry due in Kenya after years of estrangement

2015-05-03 13:21

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to have talks with Kenyan officials ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to his late father's home country.

US will 'set an example for world' on climate change: Kerry

2015-04-29 13:30

The United States intends to 'set an example for the world' in fighting climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry says, adding that the issue is a US foreign policy priority.

Kerry's sweet secret... a cookie shop

2015-04-22 21:05

Globe-trotting US diplomat John Kerry surprised top chefs this week by revealing he loves to cook, and once ran a bakery.

Kerry still confident US can conclude Iran nuclear deal

2015-04-15 13:59

Secretary of State John Kerry says he is still confident that the US administration can conclude a nuclear with Iran after President Barack Obama agrees to sign legislation giving congress the right to reject an agreement.

Obama, Castro to come face to face amid bid to restore ties

2015-04-10 11:06

As leaders from across the Western Hemisphere gather in Panama, all eyes will be on two presidents: Barack Obama and Raul Castro, as the US and Cuba seek to restore ties they abandoned decades ago.

Kerry will talk to Syria's Assad

2015-03-15 18:46

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he would be willing to talk with Syrian President Bashar Assad to stem that nation's violence.

Kerry: Congress can't modify any Iran-US nuclear agreement

2015-03-11 22:07

US Secretary of State John Kerry has told US lawmakers they would not be able to modify any nuclear agreement struck between the US and Iran despite threats by Republican senators.

US, Iran resume nuclear talks after Netanyahu speech

2015-03-04 15:06

Undeterred by Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s scathing speech against an Iran nuclear deal, US and Iranian negotiators have resumed work on an agreement meant to crimp Iran’s atomic programme in exchange for sanctions relief.

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