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Politics John Kerry

  • Instead, he finds himself having to reassure delegates from almost 200 nations they can count on the United States to abide by the 2015 Paris agreement, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's promise to withdraw the United States from the climate treaty. A source on Trump's transition team said this week that he is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United...

  • Instead, he finds himself having to reassure delegates from almost 200 nations they can count on the United States to abide by the 2015 Paris agreement, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's promise to withdraw the United States from the climate treaty. A source on Trump's transition team said this week that he is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United...

  • Instead, he finds himself having to reassure delegates from almost 200 nations they can count on the United States to abide by the 2015 Paris agreement, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's promise to withdraw the United States from the climate treaty. A source on Trump's transition team said this week that he is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United...

  • Instead, he finds himself having to reassure delegates from almost 200 nations they can count on the United States to abide by the 2015 Paris agreement, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's promise to withdraw the United States from the climate treaty. A source on Trump's transition team said this week that he is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United...

  • Instead, he finds himself having to reassure delegates from almost 200 nations they can count on the United States to abide by the 2015 Paris agreement, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's promise to withdraw the United States from the climate treaty. A source on Trump's transition team said this week that he is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United...

  • *Ban Ki- moon says Paris climate agreement "unstoppable". MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15- France and the United Nations on Tuesday stepped up warnings to U.S. French President Francois Hollande, addressing almost 200 nations meeting in Morocco on ways to slow global warming, said that inaction would be "disastrous for future generations and it would be dangerous for...

  • WASHINGTON/ MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 13- P resident-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from a global accord to combat climate change, a source on his transition team said, defying broad global backing for the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Since Trump's election victory on Tuesday, governments ranging from China to small...

  • WASHINGTON/ MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 13- P resident-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from a global accord to combat climate change, a source on his transition team said, defying broad international backing for the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Since Trump's election victory on Tuesday, governments ranging from China...

  • Raymond Buckley, vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaks during the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

    The next chair of the DNC will play a key leadership role as the party builds itself back from defeat, according to NBC News.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 9- Republican Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election cheered investors in Canadian energy producers eager to revive the stalled drive to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, giving oil sands crude better access to U.S. markets. In May, Trump said that if elected, he would "100 percent" approve Keystone XL, which...

  • Donald Trump holds a sign supporting coal during a rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on October 10, 2016.

    NBC News now projects Donald Trump to win Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes, bringing him beyond the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency.

  • LONDON, Nov 2- Trade between Britain and Iran is beginning to grow but the reluctance of large Western lenders is holding back a major expansion of ties and needs to be resolved, government and finance officials said on Wednesday. Banks remain nervous after U.S. penalties including a $9 billion fine on France's BNP Paribas in 2014, partly for violating financial...

  • LONDON, Nov 2- Trade between Britain and Iran is beginning to grow and the government is working to resolve banking sector concerns which are limiting further expansion, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Wednesday. Norman Lamont, Britain's trade envoy to Iran and a former British finance minister, said the deadlock over progress on banking access to Iran...

  • *Political risks still clouding West's deal with Iran. BERLIN, Nov 1- After a year of disappointment, European businesses are hoping a victory for Hillary Clinton in the U.S. election next week may help break the logjam that has prevented large-scale Western investments in Iran since the opening of its economy. While no one in Europe is predicting a flurry of new...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 26- Failure to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would be a major setback for U.S. interests in Asia as Washington seeks to deepen alliances in the region, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, urging Congress to ratify the pact. Republican leaders have said there is no point in bringing the trade deal for a vote in the "...

  • MANILA/ TOKYO, Oct 25- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out anew at the United States on Tuesday and said it could forget a bilateral defence deal if he stayed in power long enough, in the latest jarring statement from Manila about the future of the alliance. Duterte delivered his new broadside as he was about to board a plane for an official visit to...

  • MANILA/ TOKYO, Oct 25- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out anew at the United States on Tuesday and said it could forget a bilateral defence deal if he stayed in power long enough, in the latest jarring statement from Manila about the future of the alliance. The fresh broadside from Duterte came as he was about to board a plane for an official visit to...

  • TOKYO, Oct 25- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte softened his remarks about a "separation" from long-time ally the United States on the eve of a visit to Japan, a country worried about Manila's apparent pivot away from Washington and towards China. The remarks will be welcomed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who wants to keep ties with the Philippines tight...

  • TOKYO, Oct 25- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte softened his remarks about a "separation" from long-time ally the United States on the eve of a visit to Japan, a country worried about Manila's apparent pivot away from Washington and towards China. The remarks will be welcomed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who wants to keep ties with the Philippines tight...

  • TOKYO, Oct 25- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte softened his remarks about a "separation" from long-time ally the United States on the eve of a visit to Japan, a country worried about Manila's apparent pivot away from Washington and towards China. Duterte, a former prosecutor and mayor who has had a series of outbursts against the United States since taking...