Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

US Secretary of State


Blinken visit to lay ground for Quad meet, US says will raise human rights issue

July 25, 2021 7:16 am

Besides discussing Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific and Covid-related cooperation, Blinken will also raise the issues of human rights and democracy.

Mike Pompeo’s wife tested positive for coronavirus as cases spiked

December 25, 2020 2:21 pm

The Pompeos were faulted for going ahead with the parties for diplomats and their families even as health officials warned against large gatherings.

Ahead of India travel, Pompeo says its an incredibly important relationship

June 11, 2019 7:05 am

New Delhi would be Pompeo's first stop and South Korea his last during the nearly week-long visit to the Indo-Pacific region, beginning June 24, that would also take him to Sri Lanka and Japan.

Yemen, Iran, Khashoggi murder top Pompeo's talks in Saudi Arabia

January 14, 2019 1:06 pm

Pompeo was meeting with the Saudi king and crown prince on Monday, the latest stop of a Middle East tour that has so far been dominated by questions and concerns about the withdrawal of US troops from Syria.

Traveling with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on secret mission to North Korea

June 08, 2018 3:57 pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had visited the capital, Pyongyang, in complete secrecy while he was still CIA chief in early April to set the stage for an unprecedented summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Kim not weak leader; demonstrated tremendous capacity to lead N Korea: Pompeo

May 25, 2018 3:02 pm

Kim Jong-un is not a weak leader and he has shown tremendous capacity to lead North Korea, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the only top US official to have met the reclusive leader twice in recent weeks.

Mike Pompeo becomes US secretary of state as Iran, North Korea issues await

April 26, 2018 11:08 pm

Pompeo, who became one of Trump's closest advisers during his 15 months at the CIA, faced stiff opposition from Democrats, who worried he might be too closely aligned with the president.

US Secretary of State John Kerry unhurt in 'minor' road accident

January 12, 2015 7:42 pm

John Kerrey sustained no injuries nor did any staff or personnel.

Kerry expresses concern over Egypt's crackdown on Brotherhood

December 27, 2013 10:59 am

Egypt government blamed Brotherhood for suicide bomb attack on police station that killed 16 people.

Kerry ‘hopeful’ of striking final Mideast peace deal

December 14, 2013 2:18 am

Kerry rejected speculation the sides would initially be led to an interim agreement.


John Kerry meets Sushma Swaraj

July 31, 2014 5:54 pm

Kerry is here for the first Cabinet-level between the Obama administration and Indian govt led by Narendra Modi.