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Feeling unwell, Tillerson cancels Nairobi programme

Feeling unwell, Tillerson cancels Nairobi programme

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on his first-ever Africa tour as Washington's top diplomat, on Saturday cancelled his programme in Kenya because he was feeling unwell, officials said.

No. 3 US diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump

No. 3 US diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump

The US State Department's third-ranking official, Tom Shannon, is stepping down from his post, the department said, becoming the latest senior diplomat to exit since President Donald Trump took office a year ago.

Tillerson, Mattis call for calming tensions in GCC dispute

Tillerson, Mattis call for calming tensions in GCC dispute

The US secretaries of state and defence on Tuesday called on all sides in the dispute between Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to calm tensions among the Gulf Cooperation Council ...

US urges talks with North Korea 'without preconditions'

US urges talks with North Korea 'without preconditions'

The United States is ready to talk to North Korea "without preconditions" but remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday.

Tillerson says Ukraine is biggest obstacle to normal Russia ties

Tillerson says Ukraine is biggest obstacle to normal Russia ties

The United States would ‘badly’ like to lift sanctions against Russia but will not do so until Moscow has pulled its forces out of eastern Ukraine and Crimea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said ...

Prospects for Putin-Trump meeting at Apec summit unclear

Prospects for Putin-Trump meeting at Apec summit unclear

Putin and Trump, who had their first face-to-face meeting in July to discuss allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, are both planning to attend this week's summit in the Vietnamese city of Danang.

Tillerson to meet India's Modi amid China's rising influence in Asia

Tillerson to meet India's Modi amid China's rising influence in Asia

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday on his first official visit to South Asia, as the world's two biggest democracies ...

Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraqi capital

Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraqi capital

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday, meeting Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hours after his office accused Tillerson of interfering in Iraqi affairs.

Iraq rejects US call for Iran-backed forces to end operations

Iraq rejects US call for Iran-backed forces to end operations

The Iraqi government dismissed a call from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for Iranian-backed paramilitary units that helped Baghdad defeat Islamic State and capture the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk to end operations in Iraq.

Tillerson praises Kuwaiti mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

Tillerson praises Kuwaiti mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the role which Kuwait played ‘to diplomatically seek a resolution’ for the ongoing Gulf crisis ...

Tillerson blames Saudi bloc for crisis impasse

Tillerson blames Saudi bloc for crisis impasse

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has blamed the Saudi-led bloc that has imposed a blockade on Qatar for a lack of progress in solving the Gulf crisis.

Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland

Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting on Friday, the State Department said in a statement released on Thursday.