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  • UNITED NATIONS, July 20- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon urged world powers on Wednesday to ensure a historic nuclear deal with Iran delivers "tangible benefits to the Iranian people" after Tehran complained it was not fully benefiting from sanctions relief. On the first anniversary of a U.N. Security Council resolution endorsing the deal...

  • ISTANBUL— The Latest on the attempted military coup in Turkey:. Apart from the conversation Tuesday, Turkey provided the U.S. government with documents that were being reviewed to determine whether it amounted to a formal extradition request for Gulen, who lives in exile in Pennsylvania. Turkey has blamed Gulen for being behind the failed military coup, a charge...

  • Sec. Kerry addresses situation in Turkey

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on comments from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the possible military coup in Turkey.

  • LONDON, July 14- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain could play an even greater role in Europe despite voting to leave the European Union, a view he said was shared by the United States. "There's a massive difference between leaving the EU and our relations with Europe, which if anything I think are going to be intensified," Johnson,...

  • LONDON, July 14- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that although Britain had voted to leave the European Union it could play an even greater role in Europe, a view he said was shared by the United States. "There's a massive difference between leaving the EU and our relations with Europe which if anything I think are going to be intensified,"...

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    Boris Johnson: a man whose vocabulary is matched only by his ability to offend at every turn, NBC News reported.

  • PARIS, July 14- U.S Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday congratulated Boris Johnson on his appointment as Britain's new foreign minister and urged a sensible approach to Britain's exit from the European Union. "The Secretary stressed US support for a sensible and measured approach to the Brexit process and offered to stay engaged as the UK government...

  • Germany's foreign minister says he hopes new British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will want to maintain a "sensible relationship" with the European Union. Frank-Walter Steinmeier has previously criticized Johnson and other leading backers of Britain's exit from the EU. He added: "I hope he understands his job in such a way that Britain will maintain a...

  • Treasury and international banks in London to discuss stalled progress on banks resuming ties with Iran after U.S. sanctions were lifted in January has been postponed, the British government said. European banks, some of which have been punished for breaking sanctions imposed on Iran, have shown reluctance to resume trade ties until they get concrete...

  • Treasury and international banks will meet in London on Tuesday to discuss stalled progress on banks resuming ties with Iran after U.S. sanctions were lifted in January, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said. Asked by a lawmaker in parliament what discussions he was having with the United States on banking sanctions in order to encourage more...

  • China claims nearly all of the South China Sea -- a vast tract of water through which a huge chunk of global shipping passes. The Philippines, Taiwan, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam have competing claims to parts of the sea, which is believed to harbor significant oil and gas deposits.

    Days ahead of a ruling by an international tribunal over disputes in the South China Sea, China has stepped up its rhetoric.

  • A man carries two children as he walks with other migrants near the southern Serbian village of Miratovac, travelling on foot from Macedonia to Presevo in Serbia, on August 25, 2015. At least 2,000 more migrants flooded overnight into Serbia in a desperate journey to try and go on to Hungary, the door into the European Union, a UN official said on August 24. More than 9,000 people, mostly Syrian refugees, have arrived to Serbia those last three days.

    Half of the adult refugees arriving in the US have college educations and can help grow the US economy if companies are willing to hire them, says this State Department official.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry held out the possibility on Tuesday of negotiating separate trade deals with Britain and the European Union at the same time, but a spokesman later said he did not mean to suggest such a plan. Speaking in Colorado, Kerry was asked about President Barack Obama's April comment that Britain would go to the "back of the queue" if it voted to...

  • President Barack Obama may try to negotiate a bilateral trade deal with Britain and a multilateral trade pact with the European Union at the same time following the "Brexit" vote, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. He knows how to multitask, "Kerry said at a conference in Aspen, Colorado, when asked about Obama's April comment that the United States...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties. Security and trade experts said Washington is wary of adding to Britain's economic pain,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties. Security and trade experts said Washington is wary of adding to Britain's economic pain,...

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite government attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil that has been unleashed. Ratings agency Standard& Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...