World | Reuters | Wednesday April 23, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone call on Tuesday that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine, a senior US official said.
World | Michael R. Gordon, The New York Times | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of behaving in a "19th century fashion" because of its annexation of Crimea.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry urged each other in a telephone conversation on Monday to use their influence to get Ukraine's rival sides to honour last week's Geneva accord.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 20, 2014
Politics overshadowed Easter observances in Kiev and Moscow late on Saturday, with the Orthodox religious leaders in each capital trading barbs over the crisis in Ukraine - while the US reportedly prepared to send ground forces to neighbouring Poland...
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday April 19, 2014
Russia was under intense US pressure on Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period".
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal on Thursday aimed at easing the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, but US President Barack Obama cautioned it was uncertain if Moscow would stand by the agreement.
World | Reuters | Thursday April 17, 2014
Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday in Geneva, once frequently the scene of Cold War negotiations, but will risk being upstaged by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 13, 2014
US Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Ukraine later this month, officials said Saturday, as Washington warned Moscow of "additional consequences" if it fails to reduce tensions with Ukraine.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 12, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry has sent warmest New year greetings to Bengali communities around the world wishing them "Shubho Nobo Borsho" or a Happy New Year.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 9, 2014
The United States, the European Union, Russia and Ukraine will meet at ministerial level next week to discuss the Ukraine crisis, the EU said on Tuesday, offering a glimpse of possible diplomatic progress in the conflict.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Threatened military strikes against Syria would not have affected the course of the country's civil war, US Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 8, 2014
US efforts to save Middle East peace talks from collapse showed little sign of progress on Monday amid threats from Israel to retaliate for what it saw as unilateral Palestinian moves towards statehood.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 8, 2014
The United States told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to stop destabilizing Ukraine, warning it had evidence that clashes involving pro-Kremlin forces were incited by outsiders and raised the threat of new sanctions.
India | Associated Press | Saturday April 5, 2014
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, police officials said on Friday.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday April 3, 2014
The United States and Algeria pledged Thursday to work together to battle terrorism, as US Secretary of State John Kerry paid his first visit to the north African nation.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 2, 2014
NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia on Tuesday in protest at its annexation of Crimea, and ordered military planners to draft measures to strengthen its defences and reassure nervous Eastern European countries.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
Ukraine on Monday reported a gradual withdrawal of Russian troops from its border that may be linked to Washington's latest push for a diplomatic solution to the worst East-West standoff since the Cold War.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 31, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that failing to act immediately and decisively on climate change will have "catastrophic" and wide-ranging consequences.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
Israel handed the Palestinians a proposal they hope will lead to an extension of their peace talks beyond an April 29 deadline, as efforts to salvage the negotiations came to a head.
World | Associated Press | Monday March 31, 2014
Russia's foreign minister says Ukraine can't function as a "unified state" and should be a loose federation of regions that choose their own economic model, language and religion.