The Stars and Stripes rose Friday over the newly opened U.S. Embassy for the first time in 54 years, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement with Cuba.
President Barack Obama said a landmark nuclear deal with Iran “is not built on trust, it is built on verification.”
Kerry was in stable condition and in good spirits as he prepared to return to Boston for further treatment with the doctor who previously operated on his hip, U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, but warned of the threat that Iran poses to Israel’s survival.
More than two dozen suspects have been arrested in Belgium, France and Germany in continuing searches for suspected terrorists, authorities said Friday.
As world leaders linked arms and marched in defiance of terror attacks in Paris, there was one glaring absence: a high-level representative from the United States.
When she served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, Albright faced crises in Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda.
Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading.
The Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas “to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.”
Gaza residents used a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire on Saturday to stock up on supplies and survey the devastation from nearly three weeks of fighting.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Ukraine’s separatists were to blame for the downing of the aircraft.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the U.S. State Department to establish a reward for reliable information leading to the rescue of 276 missing girls in Nigeria.
Girls as young as 12 were captured to be sold as sex slaves for as little as $12 each. They are being held by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram.
Officer Manny Encarnacion, 49, was arrested in March after Indian authorities discovered three bullets he had accidentally packed in his luggage, the New York Police Department said. He is out on bail, but has been barred from leaving India until the case is resolved.
A New York City police officer has been detained in India on a weapons charge after authorities there discovered three bullets he accidentally packed in his luggage.