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John Kerry

Kerry hints at end to US role in faltering Mideast peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that Washington was evaluating whether to continue its role in Middle East peace talks, signaling his patience with the Israelis and Palestinians was running out.

Friday, 4 April, 2014, 11:02pm

Xi Jinping tells John Kerry he wants ‘dialogue’ with US

President Xi Jinping told the top US diplomat that China was committed to enhancing dialogue and mutual trust with Washington despite growing tensions between Beijing and security allies of the United States.

15 Feb 2014 - 4:07am 3 comments

US and Japan boost military alliance with new missile defence system

Against the backdrop of regional tensions, the United States and Japan agreed yesterday to broaden their military alliance for the first time in 16 years, sending hi-tech drones to patrol disputed islands and adding a new missile defence radar system.

4 Oct 2013 - 4:18am 3 comments

Kerry visit to Tokyo cemetery seen as US message over Yasukuni Shrine

US Secretary of State John Kerry laid a wreath at a Tokyo cemetery, in an apparent American attempt to nudge Japan away from lionising its controversial Yasukuni Shrine.

4 Oct 2013 - 4:20am 3 comments

Snowden row casts shadow on Kerry's visit to Latin America

US Secretary of State John Kerry's attempts to build warmer relations with two US allies in Latin America may be hindered by reports of an American spy programme that widely targeted data in e-mails and telephone calls across the region.

13 Aug 2013 - 5:22am

Vietnam's president Truong Tan Sang on visit to Washington

Vietnam's president is starting a rare visit to Washington to boost trade and security ties between the former war foes, but activists urged the United States to press him on human rights. President Truong Tan Sang becomes only the second Vietnamese head of state to visit the White House since the countries normalised ties.

25 Jul 2013 - 1:58am 1 comment

Kerry ‘closer’ in Mideast talks push

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that his intense diplomacy in six visits to the Middle East was bearing fruit, narrowing gaps between Israel and the Palestinians.

18 Jul 2013 - 1:12pm

Kerry’s wife moved to Boston rehab hospital as condition improves

Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of Secretary of State John Kerry who suffered a seizure on Sunday, has been transferred to a Boston rehabilitation hospital after doctors said her conditions had further improved, the State Department said on Thursday.

12 Jul 2013 - 12:26pm

John Kerry on defensive at Brunei conference over spying claims

US Secretary of State John Kerry was put on the defensive at an Asean security conference yesterday amid claims of widespread spying that also targeted non-European allies including Japan, South Korea and India.

2 Jul 2013 - 3:50am 3 comments

Kerry presses China, Southeast Asia to ease sea tensions

US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed China and Southeast Asian nations on Monday to make progress on a plan to ease tensions in the South China Sea, reminding the region that Washington had national interests at stake in the disputes.

1 Jul 2013 - 11:47pm