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  • VIENTIANE/ GENEVA, July 26- The United States said on Tuesday it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a United Nations envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Moscow, which support opposing sides in...

  • VIENTIANE/ GENEVA, July 26- The United States said on Tuesday it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a U.N. envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Moscow, who support opposing sides in Syria's...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said he aimed to convene a new round of Syria peace talks toward the end of August, quietly scrapping a previous Aug. 1 deadline while keeping some...

  • Russia responds to DNC hack allegations

    The Kremlin calls the claims absurd, and the Russian Foreign Minister only said he does not 'want to use four-letter words.'

  • An official offered a "four-letter" response to claims Russia hacked the email of the Democratic National Committee.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. Kerry has defended the proposal despite deep skepticism among top American military and intelligence officials, including Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and chairman of the...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, met on Tuesday to discuss a U.S. proposal for closer military cooperation on Syria. They met on the sidelines of a meeting of Southeast Asian nations in Laos, the second time they have met this month to discuss the Syria plan, which would see Washington and Moscow share intelligence to...

  • 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...

  • Turkey Coup

    Robert Amsterdam, who had represented the Turkish government in its 2015 civil suit against Gulen, says Turkish authorities have sufficient evidence.

  • Workers clean up around the damage and debris at the Turkish parliament which was attacked at least three times through the night during a military coup on July 16, 2016 in Ankara, Turkey.

    Turkey's president says he cannot ignore calls for the death penalty for coup plotters, as Europe worries about a more repressive Turkey.

  • Clothes and weapons beloging to soldiers involved in the coup attempt that have now surrendered lie on the ground abandoned on Bosphorus bridge on July 16, 2016

    Turkey's acting military chief said on Saturday that an attempted military coup had been crushed by forces loyal to the government in clashes in which dozens were killed.

  • 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,"...

  • Boris Johnson

    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...

  • 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.