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Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

Saturday, July 04, 2015

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.

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U.S., Cuba To Reopen Embassies In Step Toward Normal Relations

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The White House announced Wednesday the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, which is seen as a key step toward more normal diplomatic ties with the Cold War foe.

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U.S. And Cuba To Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

For the first time since Dwight Eisenhower was president, the U.S. will have an embassy in Cuba. The two countries are to announce on Wednesday that they'll open embassies in Havana and in Washington.

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U.S. Calls On Myanmar To Grant Rohingya Citizenship

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The U.S. has resettled about 1,000 Rohingya Muslims in the past year. U.S. officials say the only real solution to the refugee crisis will come when Myanmar recognizes the Rohingya as citizens.

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60 Million People Displaced By World Conflicts, U.N. Refugee Agency Says

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The United Nation's refugee agency says there is a record number of people uprooted by war, conflict and persecution: nearly 60 million.

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Former Foreign Ministers Suggest Ways For How U.N. Can Improve

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The U.N. turns 70 this year and is in need of an upgrade, says former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She co-chaired a commission that included ex-foreign ministers and they issued a report.

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Gap To Close 175 Stores, Cut 250 Corporate Jobs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gap CEO Art Peck says the move is being made to streamline the retail giant as it moves into the future, but questions remain about its long-term relevance and outlook.

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Of 4 Million Syrian Refugees, The U.S. Has Taken Fewer Than 1,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The U.S has sent humanitarian aid to help Syrian civilians, but only a small number of refugees have been allowed into America. Now the U.S. says it will increase the number of those admitted.

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Ukraine Finance Minister Says Economic Success Is Key To Ending Conflict

Friday, June 12, 2015

In a way, Natalie Jaresko is on the frontlines in Ukraine's conflict with Russia. The Ukraine finance minister says financial stability is the only way to regain territory lost to Russia.

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U.N.-Led Yemen Peace Talks Are Set For June 14

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The United Nations envoy for Yemen is trying to bring together all sides for talks in Geneva this month in an effort to end a devastating conflict in the poorest nation in the Middle East.

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U.S. House Calls On Iran To Release American Political Prisoners

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Congress may soon pass a resolution calling on Iran to free several Americans being held prisoner there, and demanding information about a former FBI agent who went missing.

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U.S., Cuba Continue Talks On Reopening Embassies

Friday, May 22, 2015

Cuban and American diplomats extended for a second day talks aimed at reopening embassies. They are expected to unveil their progress in a news conference Friday.

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U.S.-Cuba Talks To Resume On Re-Establishing Diplomatic Relations

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The U.S.-Cuban thaw announced last December raised expectations of a new diplomatic relationship. But talks, which resume Thursday, are moving slowly on the first step: re-opening embassies.

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White House Says Fall Of Ramadi, Iraq, Is A 'Setback'

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Obama administration downplays the self-proclaimed Islamic State takeover of the important Iraqi city of Ramadi as Iraq emerges again as a major American political issue.

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John Kerry Meets With President Putin In Sochi

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry finally got the meeting he's been chasing for many months. He met face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the resort town of Sochi, Russia, Tuesday.

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Kerry Flies To Russia To Discuss Ukraine, Syria Conflicts With Putin

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the war in Ukraine broke out. Kerry is a true believer in face-to-face diplomacy.

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Abuse Allegations Against French Soldiers Raise Troubling Questions

Monday, May 11, 2015

The U.N. Human Rights official who gave French authorities a report detailing abuse claims at a Central African Republic camp, is back at work. He faces questions about whether he broke protocol.

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New Opposition Leader Asks U.S. To Establish Safe Zones In Syria

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

New Syrian opposition coalition leader Khaled Khoja visits Washington, D.C., to urge the U.S. to set up safe zones in the country and stop Bashar al-Assad's air campaign against rebel-held areas.

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In Yemen, U.S. Struggles To Navigate Complex Sectarian Landscape

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The U.S. is backing the Arab intervention in Yemen, which is seen as Saudi Arabia's attempt to beat back Iranian influence.

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U.S. Hopes Rift With Venezuela Won't Overshadow Americas Summit

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The White House imposed targeted sanctions against seven Venezuelan officials in March. It also issued an executive order that described Venezuela as a threat to national security.

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