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Former secretary of state John Kerry says Israel, Egypt pushed US to 'bomb Iran' before 2015 nuclear deal
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Former secretary of state John Kerry says Israel, Egypt pushed US to 'bomb Iran' before 2015 nuclear deal

Former secretary of state John Kerry says both Israel and Egypt pushed the United States to "bomb Iran" before the 2015 nuclear deal was struck

IS jihadists to be 'seriously dented' by end of 2016, says Kerry
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IS jihadists to be 'seriously dented' by end of 2016, says Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday said the Islamic State group would be "very seriously" weakened in Syria and Iraq this year, as France announced that some 22,000 jihadists have been killed by the US-led coalition.

Exclusive: In negotiating to free Americans in Iran, U.S. blinked on new sanctions
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Exclusive: In negotiating to free Americans in Iran, U.S. blinked on new sanctions

The day before the Obama administration was due to slap new sanctions on Iran late last month, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry the move could derail a prisoner deal the two sides had been negotiating in secret for months.

Pathankot attack: John Kerry dials up Sharif, says Pathankot attack must not affect India-Pak dialogue
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Pathankot attack: John Kerry dials up Sharif, says Pathankot attack must not affect India-Pak dialogue

US Secretary of State John Kerry dialled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to talk on the Pathankot attack and conveyed the US view - that Pathankot incident must not affect dialogue between India and Pakistan.

Paris: World powers lead frenetic overtime push for climate accord
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Paris: World powers lead frenetic overtime push for climate accord

World powers led an overtime push to seal a deal on Saturday aimed at averting catastrophic climate change, as sleep-deprived envoys battled in Paris over trillion-dollar disputes blocking a deal.

India rebuts John Kerry remark; displays new appetite to take on US at climate change convention
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India rebuts John Kerry remark; displays new appetite to take on US at climate change convention

India has taken a strong exception to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s statement that India will be a 'challenge' at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Islamic State militants dig tunnels and sharpen knives as Kerry, Hollande, Putin gang up to bomb Raqqa
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Islamic State militants dig tunnels and sharpen knives as Kerry, Hollande, Putin gang up to bomb Raqqa

Islamic State militants are stiffening their defenses for a possible assault on their de facto capital Raqqa as international airstrikes intensify on the Syrian city in retaliation for the Paris attacks. The fighters are hiding in civilian neighborhoods and preventing anyone from fleeing, activists said.

John Kerry: Video monitoring to ease Jerusalem holy site tensions
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John Kerry: Video monitoring to ease Jerusalem holy site tensions

Looking to reduce tensions at a Jerusalem holy site that set off weeks of Mideast violence, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Saturday that Israel and Jordan had agreed on steps, including round-the-clock video monitoring, to bring an end to the unrest.

Mid East violence flares, Palestinian driver rams car into group of Israelis
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Mid East violence flares, Palestinian driver rams car into group of Israelis

A Palestinian driver rammed a car into a group of Israelis in the West Bank Wednesday, before soldiers shot and seriously wounded him, the army said.

Accords on terrorism to space cooperation set stage for PM Modi's US visit
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Accords on terrorism to space cooperation set stage for PM Modi's US visit

India and US have set the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's third summit with President Barack Obama with agreements to expand counter-terrorism cooperation to support for India's permanent membership of the Security Council.

 Now is the time for a nuclear deal, says Iran's Foreign Minister
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Now is the time for a nuclear deal, says Iran's Foreign Minister

Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday that now is the time to reach a deal with his country on its nuclear program, and pushed for a lifting of sanctions, saying they were "a liability."

Afghanistan to sign deal allowing US soldiers to stay till end of year
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Afghanistan to sign deal allowing US soldiers to stay till end of year

The deal will allow about 10,000 American troops to stay in the country after the international combat mission ends on December 31.

Taliban offensive kills 100 Afghans; 12 beheaded as violence spirals
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Taliban offensive kills 100 Afghans; 12 beheaded as violence spirals

This summer's fighting season has seen Taliban militants advance in several provinces, exploiting a prolonged political deadlock in Kabul over disputed presidential election results.

Afghanistan: Presidential rivals sign power-sharing deal
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Afghanistan: Presidential rivals sign power-sharing deal

Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates signed a deal on Sunday to share power after months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilised the nation at a crucial time as most foreign troops prepare to leave.

Kerry meets Iran's foreign minister in current round of nuclear talks
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Kerry meets Iran's foreign minister in current round of nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York over the current round of nuclear talks.

US anti-ISIL campaign caught in Middle-East's Sunni-Shia web
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US anti-ISIL campaign caught in Middle-East's Sunni-Shia web

The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another US-led project with a straightforward goal — destroying a marauding organization of extremists — is bumping up against age-old rivalries and a nod-and-a-wink-style political culture.

Kerry heads to Middle East, seeks support for anti-IS efforts
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Kerry heads to Middle East, seeks support for anti-IS efforts

US Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in the Middle East Tuesday to garner support for efforts to combat the Islamic State (IS) militants.

Obama calls for quick formation of national unity govt in Afghanistan
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Obama calls for quick formation of national unity govt in Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama urged two Afghan presidential candidates to conclude a deal on a national unity government "as soon as possible", the White House said on Sunday.

US will continue air strikes, but no troops to go to Iraq: Kerry
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US will continue air strikes, but no troops to go to Iraq: Kerry

We are urging him to form a new cabinet as swiftly as possible and the US stands ready to support a new and inclusive Iraqi government and particularly its fight against ISIL," he said.

Modi govt is of great strategic value to Obama: US
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Modi govt is of great strategic value to Obama: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to India is the beginning of an important relationship with the new Indian government that has great "strategic value" to America, the Obama administration has said.