Ukraine crisis: US urges restraint and warns it is ‘watching Russia’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe US has called for all sides to “step back and avoid any kind of provocations” amid heightened tensions in Ukraine’s Crimea region. Secretary of State John Kerry said…

Israel Cut Land Offer by Half, Palestinian Ex-Negotiator Says – Businessweek

BusinessweekIsrael told the Palestinians it’s willing to withdraw from only 40 percent of the West Bank, a Palestinian official close to the peace talks said, indicating how far U.S. Secretary…

Russia says US proposing cooperation with Moscow over Ukraine – Reuters

ReutersMOSCOW Feb 27 (Reuters) – Russia said that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry proposed cooperation with Moscow to resolve the Ukraine crisis during a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister…

Europe and US Threaten Sanctions Over Kiev Bloodshed – New York Times

New York TimesThey also announced that the French, German and Polish foreign ministers would visit Kiev beforehand, to meet with members of the government and the opposition. Secretary of State…

Kerry Visits UAE For Talks On Syria – NewsChannel5.com

Kerry Visits UAE For Talks On SyriaNewsChannel5.comU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, is ushered by Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa before a meeting at the Foreign Ministry office in…

Kerry: Russia Enabling Syria’s Pursuit of Military Path – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian government is trying to win a military victory over the opposition, and that Russia is enabling President Bashar al-Assad…

Kerry Criticizes Russia for Enabling Syrian Regime – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJAKARTA—U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia on Monday of enabling the Syrian regime’s stepped-up military campaign by providing President Bashar al-Assad with more arms, undercutting efforts…

Kerry: Climate change is a ‘fearsome weapon’ – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry takes a photo with a group of students before delivering a speech on climate change in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kerry warned the planet…

Kerry Implores Indonesia on Climate Change Peril – New York Times

New York TimesOn Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry delivered remarks on climate change to an audience of students in Jakarta, Indonesia. He accused climate change deniers of burying their…

US, China promise improved cooperation on combating climate change – Fox News

Fox NewsBEIJING – The United States and China have promised to cooperate more closely in combatting climate change. In a joint statement issued after a visit by U.S. Secretary of…

John Kerry: Climate change as big a threat as terrorism, poverty, WMDs – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Saying that climate change ranks among the world’s most serious problems — such as disease outbreaks, poverty, terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction — U.S.…

Kerry Burnishes His Green Badge in Asia Ahead of Keystone Call – Businessweek

BusinessweekU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will highlight the impact of global warming on Asian nations in a speech today in the world’s largest exporter of coal for power plants,…

Kerry presses China to ease Internet controls – The News International

The News InternationalBEIJING: US Secretary of State John Kerry said he urged Chinese leaders to support Press freedom and a free Internet. Speaking on Saturday after talks with Chinese leaders,…

John Kerry to urge climate action in Indonesia address – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry is to deliver a speech urging the global community to act against climate change, during a visit to Indonesia. He will make the…

Kerry in Indonesia, Will Urge More Action on Climate Change – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia, where he plans to make a major speech Sunday on climate change and its possible impact on Asia. The…

Chinese Ask Kerry to Help Tear Down a Firewall – New York Times

New York TimesBEIJING — A group of Chinese bloggers asked the United States to take up the cause of Internet freedom in an unusual meeting on Saturday with Secretary of…

US, China promise closer cooperation on climate change – Fox News

Fox NewsBEIJING – The United States and China promised Saturday to cooperate more closely in combatting climate change following a visit to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.…

China to Further Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBEIJING—U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he received firm commitments from Chinese leaders to take additional steps to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. Mr.…

China to Toughen Stance on North Korea, Kerry Says – New York Times

New York TimesBEIJING — After a day of meetings with senior Chinese officials, Secretary of State John Kerry asserted on Friday that China was prepared to step up the pressure…

Kerry presses China to ease territorial claims, rein in North Korea – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIJING — Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Friday appealed to China to rein in its North Korean ally and to ease its provocative territorial claims, but…

Kerry pushes China on North Korea’s nukes – Washington Post

Washington PostBEIJING — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said he held a very constructive meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday as he sought Beijing’s help in deterring…

In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions – Businessweek

BusinessweekBEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday appealed for China’s help in bringing a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks but faced an uncertain…

US top diplomat in China amid North Korea, territorial tensions – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry has met China’s President Xi Jinping, in a visit expected to focus on North Korea and regional territorial tensions. Mr Kerry told reporters…

Kerry in China Seeking Help in Easing Tensions in N. Korea, Maritime Disputes – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Beijing for talks aimed at encouraging Chinese leaders to put more pressure on ally North Korea to end its nuclear…

China media: Kerry’s visit – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia are analysing Beijing-Washington ties as US Secretary of State John Kerry begins his China visit. Mr Kerry arrived in Beijing on Friday for a two-day visit “to reaffirm…

Kerry meets China’s Xi amid heightened Asia tensions – AFP

AFPBeijing — US Secretary of State John Kerry met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, as Washington’s security allies Tokyo and Manila fret over China’s far-reaching territorial claims. Kerry started…

Kerry In Beijing For Talks – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Beijing for meetings with senior Chinese officials in an attempt to get help on bringing North Korea back to nuclear disarmament…

Chief PLO negotiator says “no progress in peace talks” – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaLivni and Erekat reportedly had a heated argument over the peace talks in Munich. Here, they are accompanied by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File). More >. Create alert…

The doings at Davos – Harvard Gazette

Harvard GazetteOn the global summit social calendar, the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is the glittering, invitation-only confab where titans of industry and political figures, such as Microsoft…

Israel, US locked in spat over Kerry boycott remark – AFP

AFPJerusalem — Israel and Washington were at loggerheads on Sunday after senior Israeli figures attacked US Secretary of State John Kerry for warning of a growing boycott threat if peace…

Kerry tells Iran that existing sanctions will stay in place as negotiations continue – Washington Post

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry told Iran’s foreign minister Sunday that the United States will continue to enforce existing sanctions on Iran while bargaining over a…

Zarif Says Iran Ready for New Nuclear Deal After Kerry Meeting – Bloomberg

BloombergIran said it wants to strike a new, long-term nuclear deal with world powers when it returns to negotiations later this month. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian…

Kerry: Washington, EU Stand with Ukrainian Opposition – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is on a visit to Germany, says Washington and the European Union stand with the people of Ukraine in their effort…

Ukraine unrest: Kerry to meet opposition at summit – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry is due to meet top Ukrainian opposition leaders on the sidelines of a security summit in Munich, amid continuing unrest in the country.…

Ukraine opposition set for talks with John Kerry – New Straits Times

New Straits TimesKIEV: Ukraine’s opposition leaders were set to meet US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday, after the army urged embattled President Viktor Yanukovych to act urgently to…