Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart are in Geneva trying to reach a deal for a ceasefire in Syria. Similar deals have collapsed before, but this one is aimed at relieving suffering for millions of Syrians.
Secretary of State John Kerry visits Saudi Arabia to nudge the key U.S. ally to find a way out of a devastating war in Yemen. The United Nations human rights chief is calling for an international inquiry.
While the image of dazed, bloodied young boy has refocused the world on the Syrian civil war, hopes for a ceasefire are dim as the U.S. and United Nations have little sway over Russian and Syrian bombers.
Usually foreign diplomats try to stay out of U.S. politics. But for Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., this is a hard time to stay silent. He's worried about what Donald Trump is saying about Ukraine and Russia on the campaign trail.
Three Iranian-Americans remain in jail in Iran, including a father and son who have been behind bars for a year. Why is it that, after a nuclear deal that opened channels of communication, these Americans remain in detention abroad?
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