The United States Department of State (DOS), commonly referred to as the State Department, is the federal executive department that advises the President and conducts international relations. Equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries, it was established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department. The current Secretary of State is Mike Pompeo, who ascended to the office in April 2018 after Rex Tillerson resigned.
Journalist Vicky Ward revealed in her book that Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump were abusing their power. She said they tried to abuse the use of flights funded by the State Department. Ward wrote that..
According to Business Insider, The US State Department has responded to a violent escalation in fighting along the border between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan with a travel warning that also warns..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was hopeful the United States would send a delegation to North Korea in the coming weeks, after a summit between President Donald Trump and North..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Israel, Lebanon and Kuwait next week, including talks with Cypriot and Greek leaders in Jerusalem on energy security in the Mediterranean, the State.. Reuters - Published
American Airlines Group Inc pilots should not fly to Venezuela, an influential pilots union said on Friday, following a travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department this week. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refilled to correctly reflect that spokesman said he misspoke when he said sanctions, rather than measures) The United States is considering measures against.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The United States has revoked hundreds of visas from Venezuelans since Monday, nearly a third of which belonged to former diplomats from Venezuela and their families, and is urging U.S. citizens in.. Reuters - Published
The State Department annual global human rights report said Jamal Khashoggi columnist was killed by agents of the kingdom, a close US partner, while he was inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul Firstpost - Published
Citing poor media freedoms, racism and "ideological prejudice", China hit back on Thursday in unusually strong terms after the U.S. State Department slammed China's rights record, including equating.. Reuters - Published
This year’s State Department report on human rights abuses also never directly confronts intelligence that the Saudi crown prince was responsible for the death of Jamal Khashoggi. NYTimes.com - Published
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department changed its usual description of the Golan Heights from "Israeli-occupied" to "Israeli-controlled" in an annual global human rights.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The U.S. State Department on Wednesday slammed human rights violations in China, saying the sort of abuses it had inflicted on its Muslim minorities had not been seen "since the 1930s." Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted abuses in Iran, South Sudan, Nicaragua and China in releasing the State Department's annual human rights report on Wednesday and said China was "in a.. Reuters - Published
The concern was raised in an statement by the Indian Embassy here after foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale and his American counterpart under secretary of state for political affairs David Hale held.. IndiaTimes - Published
The United States and the Afghan Taliban made "meaningful progress" in recent talks and concluded that peace will require agreement on four main issues, including counterterrorism, the U.S. State.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. State Department, responding to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision not to seek a fifth term in office, said on Tuesday it supported the country's efforts to chart a new path.. Reuters - Published
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services sent an email to staff on Tuesday which said the Trump administration was preparing to shutter all 21 international offices, which could lead to.. WorldNews - Published
The United States will withdraw all remaining diplomatic personnel from Venezuela this week, the U.S. State Department said late on Monday, citing the deteriorating situation in the country after.. Reuters - Published
By Roberta Rampton and Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday told Congress to slash funding for foreign aid and the State Department and increase spending for the.. Firstpost - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Indian counterpart, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, on Monday that the United States stands with India in fighting terrorism, the State Department said,.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. Department of State official on Monday said she thinks there will be a third summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but no date has been set. Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews