SANAA: A 48-hour ceasefire announced by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen began on Saturday, after the beleaguered government finally agreed to a US peace push. The government, which has deep reservations about a UN peace blueprint it believes undermines its authority, had previously rejected a ceasefire plan announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry after talks with the rebels in Oman earlier this week. But it has come under huge pressure to back down in the face of an international outcry…
US Secretary of State John Kerry
VIENNA: China remained defiant, as a US-led push for India to join a club of countries controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology made some headway on Thursday.
KABUL: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that Afghanistan's national unity government could continue beyond September, a step that could irk the opposition even as he attempts to avert a brewing political crisis.
WASHINGTON: At least two local employees of the US consulate in the Pakistani city of Peshawar have been killed in an explosion while out on an anti-narcotics mission, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry kicked off a round of strategic talks with Pakistan on Monday by hailing a documentary film credited with changing attitudes to so-called "honor killings".