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US secretary of state

At Delhi talks: US, India spar over human rights

'We talk about challenges we are both facing in renewing and strengthening our democracies and I think humbly we can learn from each other'

29 Jul 2021 7:23 AM

US announces USD 25 million aid to support India's COVID-19 vaccination process

Jaishankar and Blinken discussed a wide range of issues including Afghanistan during the meeting

28 Jul 2021 5:39 PM

Pompeo supports Trump's re-election bid, breaks longstanding precedent

The decision to speak at the convention breaks with the longstanding precedent of sitting secretaries of state avoiding partisan politics

26 Aug 2020 10:24 AM

China slams Pompeo’s ‘lunatic ravings and babbling nonsense’ on Tiananmen

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang called Pompeo statement as an attack on China’s political system and human rights.

04 Jun 2019 3:49 PM

American financial assistance to Pakistan under review, says Mike Pompeo

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher said Pak should first release Shakil Afridi -- a doctor who helped the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden in 2011.

24 May 2018 12:46 PM


Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State

US President Donald Trump replaces Rex Tillerson with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.

13 Mar 2018 6:46 PM

US 'reliable partner' for India: Rex Tillerson takes jibe at China

Tillerson said China's behaviour and action is 'posing a challenge to the rules-based international order'.

19 Oct 2017 8:24 AM

Diplomacy with N Korea to continue until 'first bomb drops': Rex Tillerson

US Secretary of State Tillerson has been in talks with China to enlist its help on getting North Korea to back down.

15 Oct 2017 9:32 PM

Gulf crisis: Qatar slams Saudi's refusal to negotiate demands

Last week Riyadh laid down a list of 13 demands for Qatar, including ending Doha's support for the Muslim Brotherhood.

28 Jun 2017 2:39 PM

Tillerson urges China to apply greater diplomatic, economic pressure on N Korea

Tillerson's remarks came the day after Trump appeared to suggest China's Xi had come up short in efforts to lean on Kim Jong-Un's regime.

22 Jun 2017 10:00 AM


Rex Tillerson addresses dissent on first day

Tillerson reached out by phone to counterparts from Mexico and Canada, spoke by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

03 Feb 2017 12:32 PM

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus could be next US Secretary of State

Petraeus' past mishandling of classified documents is unlikely to be an obstacle to him being offered a top government post.

29 Nov 2016 10:47 AM

Rudy Giuliani to be Donald Trump's Secretary of State?

Giuliani was an early supporter of Trump and defended him vigorously through various controversies that ensnared the New York businessman.

15 Nov 2016 4:43 PM