Articles about John Kerry

India is a red-hot investment for clean energy transition: Kerry

12 Feb 2021

India is a red-hot investment for clean energy transition: Kerry

India is actually a red-hot investment opportunity for clean energy transition, top US official John Kerry said on Thursday.

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

24 Nov 2020

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

21 Aug 2020

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."

US-Iran tensions: Washington accuses Tehran of "alarming ongoing provocations"

20 Apr 2017

US-Iran tensions: Washington accuses Tehran of "alarming ongoing provocations"

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" to destabilize the Middle East and undermining America's interests in Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen.

Israel passes controversial bill legalizing Jewish settlements

07 Feb 2017

Israel passes controversial bill legalizing Jewish settlements

The Israeli parliament has passed a law that retroactively legalizes thousands of Jewish homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, further diminishing chances of achieving longstanding peace.

Trump, King Salman agree to Syria, Yemen safe zones

30 Jan 2017

Trump, King Salman agree to Syria, Yemen safe zones

The White House stated that US President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman agreed to support safe zones in Yemen and Syria, to accommodate refugees from these countries.

Israel to build 2500 new settlement homes

26 Jan 2017

Israel to build 2500 new settlement homes

In the second such announcement since Trump assumed office, Israel's Defence Ministry stated that it will build 2500 new settlement homes in the West Bank.

Donald Trump invites Israel's PM to Washington

23 Jan 2017

Donald Trump invites Israel's PM to Washington

US President Donald Trump has extended a formal invitation to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu to visit him in Washington in February.

Merkel: Will find compromise with Trump

22 Jan 2017

Merkel: Will find compromise with Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would work on preserving EU-US relations and find common ground on military spending and trade issues with US president Donald Trump.

Theresa May to meet Wall Street Bankers

19 Jan 2017

Theresa May to meet Wall Street Bankers

Theresa May will meet some of Wall Street's biggest firms after banks threatened to move jobs out of UK amidst Brexit.

French president slams Trump over Merkel criticism

18 Jan 2017

French president slams Trump over Merkel criticism

French President Francois Hollande rebuffed US President-elect Donald Trump after the latter criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal migrant policy.

2017 World Economic Forum — Responsive and Responsible Leadership

18 Jan 2017

2017 World Economic Forum — Responsive and Responsible Leadership

The 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off at Davos; Chinese President Xi Jinping set the tone for the five-day annual conference with an impassioned speech.

US Consular official attacked in Mexico by an American

09 Jan 2017

US Consular official attacked in Mexico by an American

A US Consular official was attacked in Mexico's second biggest city Guadalajara by a man wearing blue nurse uniform near a shopping center.

US-Gulf allies look to Trump with uncertainty

07 Jan 2017

US-Gulf allies look to Trump with uncertainty

Leaders in the Middle East are looking to US President-elect Donald Trump with uncertainty as his rhetoric on the current US Middle East policy indicates that a change is likely to be on the cards.

Kerry condemns Israel, Trump defends

29 Dec 2016

Kerry condemns Israel, Trump defends

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Israel of jeopardizing middle-east peace by constructing settlements on Palestinian land; Israeli PM Netanyahu accused Kerry of showing bias.

Israeli PM summons US Ambassador over UN vote

26 Dec 2016

Israeli PM summons US Ambassador over UN vote

Angered by the anti-settlement vote at the UN, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned the US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, to discuss the US's abstention at the vote.

US allows UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

25 Dec 2016

US allows UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

Ignoring protests by Israel and calls by Donald Trump to the contrary, the US allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for an end to Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories.

Egypt withdraws UN resolution against Israel

24 Dec 2016

Egypt withdraws UN resolution against Israel

A UN resolution drafted by Egypt, condemning Israel for constructing settlements in territories claimed by Palestine, was withdrawn just hours before the vote.

Concession speech, delivered Hillary Clinton style

10 Nov 2016

Concession speech, delivered Hillary Clinton style

Hillary Clinton delivered her speech at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City, conceding the election to Donald Trump.

Tekrik-e-Taliban Pakistan to join jihad in Kashmir

29 Sep 2016

Tekrik-e-Taliban Pakistan to join jihad in Kashmir

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, one of the deadliest terror groups operating on Pakistani soil, have called to wage a fresh jihad in Kashmir against Indian security forces.

Sharif discusses Kashmir with John Kerry

20 Sep 2016

Sharif discusses Kashmir with John Kerry

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif brought up the Kashmir issue during discussions with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington.

India denies UNHRC permission to visit to Kashmir

14 Sep 2016

India denies UNHRC permission to visit to Kashmir

With Pakistan bringing up the Kashmir issue in various international platforms, the United Nations Human Rights Council requested India to grant access to the valley so they can assess the situation.

Unrest continues, Hurriyat refuses talks with Delhi

05 Sep 2016

Unrest continues, Hurriyat refuses talks with Delhi

As the unrest in Kashmir continued to worsen, protesters set fire to the District Magistrate's office in Shopian; however, nobody was injured.

Delhi rains cause road outside India Gate to cave

01 Sep 2016

Delhi rains cause road outside India Gate to cave

On the second day of Delhi's torrential rain, a part of the road from India Gate to Ashoka Road caved-in.

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Sushma Swaraj

31 Aug 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Sushma Swaraj

The 2nd Indo-US Strategic and Commercial dialogue was held in New Delhi on August 30.

Death toll in Yemen suicide bombing rises to 60

29 Aug 2016

Death toll in Yemen suicide bombing rises to 60

A suicide car bomb attack in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, killed pro-government troops who were preparing to fight in Yemen's northern border area.

Syria peace agreement in the coming days

28 Aug 2016

Syria peace agreement in the coming days

In continuation of peace-talks held in July, Russia and US indicated that in the coming days a 'peace agreement' for cessation of hostilities would be finalised.

PDP seeks Geelani's help over Kashmir issue

28 Aug 2016

PDP seeks Geelani's help over Kashmir issue

Jammu and Kashmir's ruling PDP government sought help from hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani in calming the unrest that has gripped the valley.