US in desperate bid to save Syria truce

2016-05-02 10:58

Renewed air strikes are pummelling the Syrian city of Aleppo as US Secretary of State John Kerry made a desperate bid to salvage a two-month ceasefire.

Kerry visits Hiroshima memorial 7 decades after A-bomb

2016-04-11 08:45

US Secretary of State John Kerry visits the revered memorial to Hiroshima's atomic bombing, delivering a message of peace and hope for a nuclear-free world seven decades after United States used the weapon for the first time in history and killed 140 000 Japanese.

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Bahrain opposition

2016-04-08 13:49

US Secretary of State John Kerry has held talks with opposition groups in the island nation of Bahrain on his visit.

Kerry in Brussels following attacks

2016-03-25 13:01

US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Brussels on Friday to offer Washington's support and issue condolences after attacks claimed by Islamic State left 31 dead and 300 wounded.

US: ISIS carrying out 'genocide'

2016-03-17 16:07

The Islamic State group is carrying out genocide against the Christian, Yazidi and Shiite minorities on its territory in Iraq and Syria, the US says.

US and Russia reach provisional deal on Syria truce

2016-02-21 20:11

A Syria peace truce announcement follows statements by opposition groups and President Assad setting terms for accepting a temporary truce.

Refugee crisis a threat to Europe: Kerry

2016-02-13 16:07

The mass influx of refugees and other migrants into Europe spells a "near existential threat" to the continent, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Kerry dismisses posturing ahead of Syria talks

2016-01-25 16:11

US Secretary of State John Kerry is dismissing posturing from the Syrian government and opposition ahead of UN-led peace talks that are supposed to begin this week

No link between Iran freeing Americans, sanctions

2016-01-18 22:27

US Secretary of State John Kerry says there was no direct link between the release of Americans detained in Iran and the lifting of punishing sanctions against Tehran.

US tells China to change line towards N Korea

2016-01-08 13:28

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged China to change its attitude towards North Korea after it purportedly conducted its fourth nuclear test.


Kerry expresses support for Egypt in brief visit

2016-04-20 20:11

US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed support for Egypt during a brief stop in Cairo before he attends a summit of Gulf states in Saudi Arabia.

Kerry: Coalition, Iraq to turn up the pressure on ISIS

2016-04-09 08:00

US Secretary of State John Kerry has vowed that America and Iraq will "turn up the pressure" on the Islamic State jihadist group.

Kerry: Republican campaign 'an embarrassment'

2016-03-27 22:09

Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that the Republican presidential campaign has descended into "an embarrassment" that raises awkward questions abroad about the reliability of the US.

Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks

2016-03-23 19:00

US Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group.

Kerry slams 'red line' comment

2016-03-13 20:20

US Secretary of State John Kerry has described comments by his Syrian counterpart that removing President Bashar Assad would cross a "red line", as an attempt to disrupt the peace process.

Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

2016-02-13 18:50

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sharply criticised Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria and accused Moscow of "repeated aggression".

US: Assad a 'magnet for terrorism' who starves his own people

2016-02-02 21:30

Syrian President Bashar Assad is a brutal dictator who is a "magnet for terrorism" and uses "starvation as an instrument of war”, US Secretary of State John Kerry has charged.

Kerry arrives in Laos as US reaches out to ex-foe

2016-01-24 20:59

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in communist-controlled Laos in a rare high-level visit by an American diplomat to Washington's former wartime foe.

US turns to UN to screen refugees from Central America

2016-01-14 05:30

The Obama administration is expanding a programme to let would-be migrants from Central America apply for refugee status before they attempt to come to the US.

US warns Russian strikes in Syria killing civilians

2015-12-30 09:38

The United States has expressed concern on at what it said was the heavy civilian toll of "indiscriminate" Russian air strikes in Syria.

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