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U.S. Department of State

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  • 5 things to know about Bill Clinton's paid speeches

    The State Department gave speedy, near-blanket approval to hundreds of lucrative appearances by former President Bill Clinton during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. Five things to know about a review of records on this matter by The...
  • John Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis

    John Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis
    Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The State...
  • Kremlin confirms Putin-Kerry meeting in Sochi

    The Kremlin has confirmed that President Vladimir Putin will meet with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed the meeting about an hour before Kerry's scheduled arrival on Tuesday...
  • Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis

    Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The...
  • Kerry to meet with Putin in Sochi, State Department says

    Kerry to meet with Putin in Sochi, State Department says
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry will meet Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials in the southern Russia city of Sochi, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday. The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Kerry...
  • Kerry to hold talks with Russian president Putin this week

    Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia this week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kerry's first visit to Russia since the Ukraine crisis began, the State Department announced Monday. Relations between Moscow and the West have...
  • Kerry to meet with Putin for Tuesday talks; Ukraine, Syria on tap

    WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday in the southern Russian city of Sochi to discuss a range of issues, including Ukraine, Syria and Iran, the U.S. State Department announced Monday. The...
  • From Miami Gap executive to Haiti industrial park promoter

    CARACOL, Haiti Mark D'Sa was a top apparel executive pulling in six figures and flying business class to meet clients when the request got to his inbox. The U.S. government wanted to talk. Ten months had passed since Haiti's devastating Jan. 12, 2010,...
  • Israel approves hundreds of homes in east Jerusalem

    Israel is pushing ahead with a Jerusalem construction project that had caused a rift between Israel and the United States. Hagit Ofran of the settlement watchdog Peace Now said 900 hundred homes have been approved in Ramat Shlomo. Israel first announced...
  • North Korea's show of force greets US diplomatic overture

    North Korea greeted a U.S. diplomatic overture with a fresh show of force, seemingly testing the Obama administration's resolve for new nuclear talks. After three years of diplomatic deadlock, the U.S. appears open to preliminary discussions to assess...
  • Delay Nepal travel, State Department urges

    A State Department warning issued May 1 asks U.S. citizens to defer non-essential travel to Nepal as the country continues to try to recover from the magnitude 7.8 quake on April 25. The warning cautions visitors about aftershocks and damage to...