Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner dead at 94; served under Carter
Stansfield Turner, a Navy admiral and Rhodes Scholar who was Director of Central Intelligence under President Jimmy Carter, died on Jan. 18 at home in Seattle, Washington. He was 94, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:04 19 January
Azerbaijan newspaper: Obama-era stereotypes still exist in the US
"Azerbaijan" newspaper has published an article headlined "The Obama-era stereotypes still exist in the US", APA reported.
10:10 09 September
Kenya: President Kenyatta reelected for 5 more years
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was announced as the winner of the presidential election on Friday, APA reports Anadolu Agency
00:43 12 August
Putin: US Always Interfered in Russian Elections, Especially in 2012
The United States always interfered in Russian elections, doing so especially aggressively in 2012, the same thing happens in all former USSR countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
07:49 16 June
Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:42 27 May
Abbas to visit White House next month
President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas is to visit the White House next month to meet US President Donald Trump, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:29 19 March
John Kerry to teach seminar at Yale University
John Kerry, the former U.S. Secretary of State, will start an interdisciplinary program on global issues at Yale University, which will include teaching, research and international dialogue, according to Study International News.
13:33 17 February
Israel announces first new settlement construction since Trump's inauguration
Just days after US President Donald Trump was sworn into office, Israel approved the construction of approximately 2,500 new housing units in West Bank settlements Tuesday, according to a statement from Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, APA reports quoting CNN.
22:03 24 January
Kerry says it's inappropriate for Trump to step into German politics
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday it was "inappropriate" for Donald Trump to brand German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy "a catastrophic mistake", APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:17 17 January
Moscow accuses US intelligence of trying to recruit Russian diplomat
US intelligence services tried to recruit a Russian diplomat while he was buying a medicine to former Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov, Maria Zakharova, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, said in an interview with Rossiya 1 TV channel, APA reported.
11:36 16 January
Kerry warns of 'authoritarian populism,' takes jab at Trump tweets
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday warned of the dangers of authoritarian populism and offered a thinly veiled critique of Donald Trump's prolific use of Twitter, saying it allowed the president-elect to avoid accountability, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:06 10 January
Kerry: Nobody can predict Trump administration's choices
05:51 06 January
Palestinian president believes peace with Israel is achievable: spokesman
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas responded to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East speech in Washington on Wednesday by saying he was convinced peace with Israel was achievable, but continuing to demand that Israel halt settlement building before talks restarted, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:10 29 December
Kerry's speech biased against Israel: Netanyahu
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East speech on Wednesday was biased against Israel, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:08 29 December
Future of two-state solution in Mideast in jeopardy: Kerry
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Wednesday that the future of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was in jeopardy, and laid out parameters for future peace talks, saying the United States could not stay silent, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:15 28 December
Trump shatters peace with Obama with Tweet on ‘roadblocks’
Donald Trump accused President Barack Obama of hobbling the transition to the Republican’s administration with unspecified “inflammatory” statements and “roadblocks,” as tensions between the two men spilled into the open less than a month before Inauguration Day, Bloomberg reported.
19:47 28 December
Ziyafat Asgarov: I don’t trust Minsk Group, we should count on our own power only
At a time financial and economic crisis was raging throughout the world, Azerbaijan's economy largely managed to protect itself from risks, Ziyafat Asgarov, first deputy speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, chairman of the parliamentary Committee on security and defense, said in an interview to APA.
15:22 28 December
Kerry to lay out vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will lay out his vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a speech on Wednesday, days after the United States cleared the way for a U.N. resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:26 28 December
Kerry to speak on Middle East peace on Wednesday: State Department
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will make remarks regarding Middle East peace on Wednesday and discuss next steps needed to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:28 28 December
Lavrov warns Kerry arms supplies to Syrian militants may lead to new bloodshed
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in phone talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that US arms deliveries to opposition armed groups in Syria could lead to new bloodshed in the war-torn country, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:24 27 December