The United States and Russia early Saturday announced an agreement on a plan to reduce violence in Syria, calling for a ceasefire starting at sundown on Monday and a move towards a political transition.
Turkey has suspended or fired 81,494 state employees, including more than 3,000 soldiers, since the failed coup attempt last month, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, according to broadcaster CNN Turk.
Countries should quickly make the final push towards a new pact on curbing the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a set of chemicals that have a strong global warming effect, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday in Vienna.
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns the European Union against a "revengeful" approach following Britain's vote to leave the EU, calling on leaders to act in a "responsible, sensitive" and strategic manner.
No country should take unilateral action that could be deemed provocative in the South China Sea in ongoing territorial disputes, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday at the close of high-level meetings in Beijing.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that Washington's decision to maintain sanctions on Myanmar will help strengthen reforms in the south-east Asian country that started moving away from direct military rule and isolation in 2011.
The conflict parties in Syria's civil war will face consequences if they break the truce or block aid shipments, global and regional powers warned Tuesday in Vienna, at a meeting aimed at getting peace talks back on track.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov led a meeting of top diplomats from UN veto powers and the Middle East in Vienna on Tuesday, aimed at strengthening the fragile Syrian truce and reviving peace talks.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on an unannounced visit to Kabul Saturday that the Afghan people should decide on the future of their country, almost two years after he stepped in to help solve a political stalemate.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says his country will help Belgium investigate the recent terrorist attacks and vows to "destroy" the Islamic State extremist group that has claimed responsibility for them.
US Secretary of State John Kerry called Sunday for Syrian allies Russia and Iran to exert influence on the government of Bashar al-Assad to uphold a partial ceasefire that went into effect on February 27 and has since been holding, despite some breaches.
Two massive bomb attacks killed 88 people in government-held areas of Syria, according to a monitoring group, even as US Secretary of State John Kerry said a truce in the civil war could come into effect within days.
US President Barack Obama welcomed leaders from south-east Asian nations to a California retreat centre Monday for talks centred on economic and security issues as part of his administration's broader focus on Asia.
Russia must stop targeting Syria's legitimate opposition as part of an air campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad before a truce can be implemented next week, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday commended Angela Merkel and other European leaders for their role in seeking to control the migration crisis, even as the German chancellor campaigned for her pro-refugee policies.
The "nationwide cessation of hostilities" set to be implemented in Syria by world powers in one week's time will not apply to the Islamic State militant group, US Secretary of State John Kerry said early Friday.
The UN Security Council called an emergency meeting after North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, which Pyongyang said was carrying a satellite, but the US and its allies condemned as a missile test.
US Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for no let up in international efforts against Islamic State militias in Syria and Iraq, amid concerns that a third battlefront against the terrorist group may open in Libya.
A Saudi-backed Syrian opposition delegation met the U.N.'s special envoy Staffan de Mistura for the first time on Sunday demanding efforts to improve humanitarian conditions on the ground or they would shun political negotiations.
Syrian peace talks, the Islamic State and Iran are expected to be high on the agenda in a pair of meetings Saturday that will see US Vice President Joe Biden in talks with Turkey's top leaders while US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Vienna Saturday to consult with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to consult on the Iran nuclear deal, Kerry's spokesman announced late Friday.