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2014-09-23

    Ferguson and International Human Rights (German)
Ferguson and International Human Rights (German)

A German translation of a blog post on the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and international human rights by Tom Malinowski of the State Department.

2014-09-23

    Obama Hails Joint U.S.-Arab Strikes on ISIL Targets in Syria
Obama Hails Joint U.S.-Arab Strikes on ISIL Targets in Syria

President Obama hails the coalition of Arab states that joined U.S. forces to pound ISIL targets in Syria, calling it a sign that Middle Eastern people wer...

2014-09-23

    A Pivotal Moment for Women and Girls
A Pivotal Moment for Women and Girls

Ambassador Catherine Russell and Under Secretary Anne Richard say this week's U.N. General Assembly is an opportunity for participants to address gender-ba...

2014-09-22

    Connecting Conversations Toward Open, Secure Internet
Connecting Conversations Toward Open, Secure Internet

State Department Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter says the United States supports "multistakeholder Internet governance that fosters innova...

2014-09-22

    Kerry: Militants Threaten Entire Middle East
Kerry: Militants Threaten Entire Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIL militants threaten the entire Middle East, and the international community cannot allow that threat to go unch...

2014-09-20

    U.S. Assistance in Ebola Outbreak Continues to Reach Liberia
U.S. Assistance in Ebola Outbreak Continues to Reach Liberia

The increased U.S. assistance President Obama announced has begun to arrive in Liberia, one of the West African countries hardest-hit by the deadly Ebola v...

2014-09-19

    Amb. Baer: Trans-Atlantic Security Bond, Linking Europe with U.S.
Amb. Baer: Trans-Atlantic Security Bond, Linking Europe with U.S.

The trans-Atlantic bond, linking Europe and the United States through mutual values and shared interests, is a constant factor in the work of diplomacy, sa...

2014-09-19

    Sweden Joins USAID-Rockefeller Global Resilience Partnership
Sweden Joins USAID-Rockefeller Global Resilience Partnership

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency pledges $50 million to the Global Resilience Partnership recently launched by USAID and the Rockef...

2014-09-19

    Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Ukraine
Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Ukraine

President Obama offers additional security assistance to Ukraine in its standoff with Russia.

2014-09-18

    Hagel Says Anti-ISIL Coalition Continues to Grow
Hagel Says Anti-ISIL Coalition Continues to Grow

The coalition to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is growing, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says.

2014-09-18

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Addresses U.S. Congress
Ukrainian President Poroshenko Addresses U.S. Congress

In a speech before a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on U.S. lawmakers to continue to support Ukraine in its...

2014-09-18

    State’s Sepulveda: Inter-American Unity on Telecom Proposals
State’s Sepulveda: Inter-American Unity on Telecom Proposals

The United States and regional partners in the Americas hammered out unprecedented proposals for the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary ...

2014-09-17

    State's Pittman: Why the United Nations Matters More than Ever
State's Pittman: Why the United Nations Matters More than Ever

“UNGA is very much about collective action, and at a time in history when the world is facing unprecedented threats to global health, the very real dangers...

2014-09-17

    State’s Sherman Outlines U.S. Policy Priorities in Middle East
State’s Sherman Outlines U.S. Policy Priorities in Middle East

“The United States cares about the Middle East because of the economic, political and security interests we have, the many friendships we have forged, and ...

2014-09-17

    State’s Stengel: U.S. in Information ‘Battle’ with ISIL, Russia
State’s Stengel: U.S. in Information ‘Battle’ with ISIL, Russia

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel says that in the face of strong foreign propaganda machines such as R...

2014-09-16

    U.S. Commits More Resources to Help West Africa Fight Ebola
U.S. Commits More Resources to Help West Africa Fight Ebola

Fighting Ebola requires an international effort, President Obama says as he commits more U.S. resources to helping West African nations fight the current o...

2014-09-16

    Hagel Explains President Obama’s Strategy to Destroy ISIL
Hagel Explains President Obama’s Strategy to Destroy ISIL

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel explains the military portion of President Obama’s strategy to destroy ISIL to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

2014-09-16

    Troops from 15 Nations Begin Military Exercise in Ukraine
Troops from 15 Nations Begin Military Exercise in Ukraine

Troops from 15 nations kick off the annual Rapid Trident field training exercise in northwestern Ukraine.

2014-09-15

    U.S. Welcomes Chinese Delegation for Intellectual Property Talks
U.S. Welcomes Chinese Delegation for Intellectual Property Talks

Chinese officials discuss a number of key intellectual property issues while meeting with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee ...

2014-09-15

    Kerry in Paris for Coalition Talks to Fight ISIL Militants
Kerry in Paris for Coalition Talks to Fight ISIL Militants

Secretary of State John Kerry stops in Paris on his tour to forge an international coalition against ISIL fighters in Iraq and Syria.

2014-09-15

    Refugee and Displaced Children: Back to School – or Not?
Refugee and Displaced Children: Back to School – or Not?

“Children whose lives have been disrupted by conflict and crises need special care,” says Assistant Secretary of State Anne C. Richard. “Attending school c...

2014-09-15

    Kerry: ISIL a Threat to Russia, Too
Kerry: ISIL a Threat to Russia, Too

Secretary Kerry urges Russia to join the coalition against the Islamic State terror group, noting that ISIL represents a threat to Russia as well.

2014-09-12

    Obama, 3 Former U.S. Presidents Celebrate Volunteerism
Obama, 3 Former U.S. Presidents Celebrate Volunteerism

President Obama hosts a ceremony at the White House with the Corporation for National and Community Service, former President Bill Clinton and hundreds of ...

2014-09-12

    United States Expands Sanctions Within Some Russian Sectors
United States Expands Sanctions Within Some Russian Sectors

U.S. actions announced September 12 target Russia’s largest bank, deepen existing sanctions on Russian financial institutions, expand sanctions in Russia’s...

2014-09-12

    U.S. Bolsters Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Conflict
U.S. Bolsters Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Conflict

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, meeting with Turkish officials to push an international coalition to combat the Islamic State militant group, has annou...