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US says Zimbabwe people must choose own government

US says Zimbabwe people must choose own government

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that the people of Zimbabwe must be allowed to choose their own government through democratic elections, after the military took power.

Saudi graft purge 'raises a few concerns': Tillerson

Saudi graft purge 'raises a few concerns': Tillerson

Speaking to reporters before landing in the Vietnamese city of Danang, Washington's top diplomat said Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption purge was "well intended".

No let-up in fight against terrorism, warns Tillerson

No let-up in fight against terrorism, warns Tillerson

Rex Tillerson spoke as he welcomed Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders to the State Department, and officials confirmed that a Belgian woman was among those killed in the assault.

US Secretary of State makes surprise visit to Kabul

US Secretary of State makes surprise visit to Kabul

Tillerson is only the second member of Donald Trump's cabinet to visit the war-torn country since the US president's pledge in August to stay the course in America's longest war and send more troops.

Tillerson hails Kuwait's role for resolving Gulf crisis

Tillerson hails Kuwait's role for resolving Gulf crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has praised the role being played by Kuwait "to diplomatically seek a resolution" to the ongoing Gulf crisis, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) yesterday said.

US diplomacy with N. Korea to continue until 'first bomb drops' -Tillerson

US diplomacy with N. Korea to continue until 'first bomb drops' -Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that President Donald Trump had instructed him to continue diplomatic efforts to calm rising tensions with North Korea, saying "those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops."

Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks

Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and they "discussed the mutual suspensions of visa services", state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Trump challenges Tillerson to IQ test as feud intensifies

Trump challenges Tillerson to IQ test as feud intensifies

Having loudly dismissed reports that Tillerson once called him a "moron," Trump showed no sign of letting the controversy go, renewing questions about Tillerson's future as America's top diplomat.

NBC: Tillerson called Trump 'moron', weighed resigning

NBC: Tillerson called Trump 'moron', weighed resigning

Washington's top diplomat Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under new pressure Wednesday after a report claimed he had branded President Donald Trump a "moron" during a Pentagon meeting.

Rex Tillerson says he has never considered resigning

Rex Tillerson says he has never considered resigning

Rex Tillerson spoke after NBC News reported that Vice President Mike Pence and other top officials intervened to persuade him not to resign during the summer.

Pakistan must adopt a different approach to terrorism -Tillerson

Pakistan must adopt a different approach to terrorism -Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday that Pakistan must adopt a different approach to terrorism and the United States will condition its support on Islamabad's delivering results in this area.

Tillerson in Thailand as US ties improve

Tillerson in Thailand as US ties improve

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Thailand on Tuesday in the highest level visit by a US official since a military coup in 2014 soured relations with the United States and brought the ruling junta closer to China.