Michele Kelemen appears in the following:
Monday, January 16, 2023
The Iranian American businessman's hunger strike marks seven years after he was left out of a prisoner swap when the Iran nuclear deal took effect. He's appealing to President Biden for action.
Friday, January 13, 2023
President Biden welcomes Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the White House. The visit marks Japan's increasing military posturing amid concerns about China, North Korea and Russia.
Thursday, December 29, 2022
The Biden administration's foreign policy for 2022 was centered on building alliances with other countries to counter Russia and China. Next year will show whether that has had an impact.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy makes a dramatic visit to Washington, while his country is at war, for meetings at the White House and address Congress.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Iran has been suspended from the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. This came as a reaction by the U.S. and other countries to Iran's crackdown on women's rights protesters.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
The U.S.-Africa leaders summit started Tuesday in Washington, more than eight years after the first one. What's going to happen at the three-day gathering?
Thursday, December 08, 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted his counterparts from Finland and Sweden, who are still trying to get Turkey on board with their NATO aspirations.
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for more support for Ukraine and a united front against China. The new ambassador to Russia had a confirmation hearing, and Russia canceled arms control talks.
Thursday, November 24, 2022
As a United Nations council considers the crackdown in Iran, the US and other countries are looking at what they can do to support protesters seeking more freedom.
Friday, November 18, 2022
The Biden administration says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman should be shielded from a lawsuit over his role in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, angering human rights activist.
Wednesday, November 09, 2022
Russian authorities are moving basketball player Brittney Griner to a remote penal colony. Her lawyers don't know where it is. Neither does the U.S. Embassy, which is calling for consular access.
Friday, November 04, 2022
Diplomats from the group of 7 are discussing winter aid for Ukraine.
Thursday, November 03, 2022
Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is in Germany, where G7 foreign ministers are meeting Thursday and Friday. On the agenda: the war in Ukraine and China.
Monday, October 31, 2022
Russia has suspended its participation in a U.N. and Turkish mediated grain deal. Global grain prices are rising as a result.
Friday, October 21, 2022
The United Nations Security Council has imposed sanctions against Haiti's powerful gang members - including one who goes by the nickname "Barbeque."
Thursday, October 20, 2022
The U.S. and Mexico proposed to the United Nations Security Council a "non-U.N." force for Haiti to help the country resolve deepening crises, but countries are cautious given prior harmful efforts.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Haiti is spiraling out of control, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. How can the U.N. help, and will it involve military intervention?
Monday, October 17, 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with several female activists of Iranian descent who are advocating for human rights and regime change, amid the ongoing protest movement in Iran.
Friday, October 14, 2022
Foreign intervention could be a solution to Haiti's multiple woes, but the history of U.S. intervention there is giving many in Washington pause.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Russia looks increasingly isolated on the world stage. The General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to condemn Russia's attempted annexation of Ukrainian territory and called on it to reverse the move.