The Kremlin said on Monday Tillerson was not scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit, a move that could point to tensions.
The US strike – ordered less than three days after the gas attack – could make it clear to Russia that the US will hold Moscow accountable for Assad.
Dozens of countries asked Israel and Palestine to restate their commitment to a two-state solution and also referenced Trump’s plans for Israel.
Overall, the impact of UNSC resolution 2334 condemning Israel’s occupation is likely to be greater than it would have been if Tel Aviv had not reacted so petulantly.
The suspect was arrested in a joint operation by the FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Jalisco state officials.
The speech, less than a month before Obama leaves office, is expected to be the administration’s last word on a decades-old dispute that Kerry had hoped to resolve during his four years as America’s top diplomat.
Trump’s call with the Taiwanese president on Friday triggered a diplomatic protest from China and raised questions about potential changes in US policy
Japan’s leadership has been nervous about the future of an alliance that is core to Tokyo’s diplomacy and security.
Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism, the bigotry seems just a repeated tradition.
According to John Kerry, Yemen’s Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition agreed to a ceasefire from Thursday.
One party deciding to withdraw would not call the agreement into question, Morrocco’s foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar told a news conference.
Trump, who calls global warming a hoax and has promised to quit the Paris Agreement, was considering ways to bypass a theoretical four-year procedure for leaving the accord, according to sources.
President-elect Trump has called the nuclear pact a “disaster” and “the worst deal ever negotiated” and said it could lead to a “nuclear holocaust”.
Many in Washington are starting to believe that North Korea is building a nuclear weapons arsenal as a deterrent against the US.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the US would do “whatever is necessary” to defend itself, South Korea and other allies against North Korea.
The threat of more sanctions on Syria came before a EU summit on Thursday and Friday to discuss sanctions against Russia.
Western powers have accused Russia and Syria of committing atrocities by bombing hospitals, killing civilians and preventing medical evacuations.
In the 15 days since the collapse of the ceasefire, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had documented deaths of 293 civilians in besieged east Aleppo.
Bashar al-Assad’s forces, supported by Iranian-backed militia and Russian air power, have since last week stepped up their offensive against rebel-held areas of Aleppo, bombing hospitals and damaging water supplies.
Colombians are preparing to vote on the peace deal between the government and the FARC which will end 52 years of armed conflict in the country.
President Juan Manuel Santos and rebel leader Timochenko warmly shook hands on Colombian soil for the first time and signed the accord with a pen made from a bullet casing.
A diplomatic solution to the fighting looked unlikely as US and Russian diplomats disagreed at a UN Security Council meeting called to discuss the violence.
President Duterte has picked fights with President Obama and with the EU. His behavior is shaking the U.S.-Philippine alliance and stability in Southeast Asia.
Clinton aids said she is preparing both for when Trump is measured and serious, and when he is freewheeling and makes inflammatory personal attacks.
Warplanes mounted the heaviest air strikes in months against rebel-held districts of Syria, dealing a fresh blow to the efforts to end the Syrian civil war.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.
US officials said two Russian warplanes were in the skies above the aid convoy at the exact time it was struck on Monday, but Russia has denied charges.
North Korea has been testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles at an unprecedented rate this year.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attacks were carried out by either a Syrian or Russian aircraft, adding that there had been 35 strikes in and around Aleppo since the truce ended.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a military source at Deir al-Zor airport reported at least 90 Syrian soldiers were killed in the strikes.
Foreign ministers of the three countries met to discuss stepped-up measures against North Korea and expand collaboration with one another after Pyongyang’s fifth and largest nuclear test.
Top diplomats of US, South Korea and Japan will meet to push UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea’s over it’s latest and largest nuclear test.
Outlining the next steps that can help India and the US evolve a mechanism to strengthen peacebuilding in Afghanistan.
At least 35 people died in separate incidents, including members of the Syrian military. The death toll is expected to rise.
The Egyptian president will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
Both countries also announced they will resume their stalled trilateral meeting with Afghanistan – just as Kabul is expressing growing frustration over Pakistan failing to act against the Taliban.
The Annan-led commission will look for “sustainable solutions”, but the thorniest issue will be how to grant some form of citizenship to the Rohingya community that will integrate them into the country without antagonising Buddhist nationalists.
The US sees the relationship in the context of India’s larger role in Asia, first as a counter-weight to China, and then as a partner in the US-led order. India, unsure of its future role in the region, is mainly looking for transactional benefits.
UN-sponsored negotiations to end 18 months of fighting in Yemen collapsed earlier this month and the Houthis resumed shelling attacks into the kingdom.
John Kerry said the conflict in which Saudi Arabia has launched air strikes in favour of the exiled government had gone on too long and needed to end.