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#John Kerry

# john-kerry - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'

The US Secretary of State also urged Israel and Palestinians to agree land swaps on 1967 lines in today’s speech.

# john-kerry - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave

The Syrian Army said it has halted bombing yesterday.

# john-kerry - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland

John Kerry arrived in Co Tipperary today to accept the 2015 Tipperary International Peace Award.

# john-kerry - Friday 30 September, 2016

A Fine Gael TD wants the government to expel the Russian ambassador over Aleppo airstrikes

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has condemned Russia’s bombardment of the Syrian city.

# john-kerry - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# john-kerry - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# john-kerry - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested

It comes following Friday’s failed coup.

# john-kerry - Friday 22 April, 2016

John Kerry's grand-daughter stole the show at the UN today

She was helping her granddad sign a climate agreement.

# john-kerry - Friday 25 March, 2016

Briton who told his family he was safe among the Brussels dead

Around 40 nationalities are thought to be among the dead and wounded.

# john-kerry - Friday 12 February, 2016

After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria

The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.

# john-kerry - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Former Presidential contender John Kerry has fallen off his bike and will be leaving Europe

He made it through Vietnam, but a cycling accident in Switzerland proved too much.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

US (finally) releases details of the CIA's interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11

The report is expected to be a damning indictment of a secret program under the administration of former president George W Bush to question dozens of detainees.

# john-kerry - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

New US ambassador to Ireland to be sworn in today

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is attending the ceremony in Washington DC.

# john-kerry - Monday 15 September, 2014

Nations meet in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State

Representatives of 20 nations will take part.

# john-kerry - Saturday 13 September, 2014

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

Saudi has confirmed the Arab anti-IS talks with Kerry for Thursday.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

"Over 100" Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.

# john-kerry - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

# john-kerry - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

UN rights council launches probe into Israel's Gaza offensive

Meanwhile, rockets were discovered in a UN school close to 3,000 displaced Palestinians.

# john-kerry - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

US: Sickening that Palestinian teen's life has been stolen

The killing of the teen is thought to be an act of vengeance for the deaths of three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found on Monday.

# john-kerry - Monday 23 June, 2014

US support for Iraq will be "intense, sustained"... but only if leaders work towards lasting peace

The US Secretary of State John Kerry made the remarks today during a visit Baghdad’s Green Zone.

# john-kerry - Monday 16 June, 2014

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

# john-kerry - Thursday 29 May, 2014

John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America

His comments came after Snowden said in an interview that he was he was not just a low-level contractor working for the CIA, as US officials have repeatedly said.

# john-kerry - Friday 23 May, 2014

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

# john-kerry - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

# john-kerry - Friday 25 April, 2014

Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be 'expensive mistake'

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.

# john-kerry - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

# john-kerry - Monday 31 March, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout

The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.

# john-kerry - Friday 14 March, 2014

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure

The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

# john-kerry - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Russia under pressure as EU, UN hold emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

EU leaders hold a summit in Brussels today to decide how strongly to respond to Moscow’s troop deployment.

# john-kerry - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# john-kerry - Sunday 5 January, 2014

US pledges help to Iraqi forces in Al-Qaeda battle but insists "it is their fight"

Iraq lost control of Fallujah to Al-Qaeda-linked fighters, a city where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks

The 26 inmates had served 19 to 28 years for killing Israeli civilians or soldiers.

# john-kerry - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva

US Secretary of State is to leave for London, while Iran’s chief negotiator expressed doubts over a deal.

# john-kerry - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Up to 12,000 troops to stay in Afghanistan after NATO mission ends

US Secretary of State John Kerry says the US role will be “limited”.

# john-kerry - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank

Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu said the plan had created “unnecessary confrontation with the international community” after the US expressed “deep concern”.

Iran hits back at US over nuclear talks failure

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that Iran had baulked at a proposed deal just as world powers were set to sign up to it.

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