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Sep 20, 2018
US ready to negotiate with North Korea 'immediately', seeks denuclearisation by 2021, says Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if Washington took unspecified actions.
Aug 24, 2018
'No mention of terrorism' in Imran Khan-Mike Pompeo phone discussion, says Pakistan; refutes US statementThe Foreign Ministry of Pakistan has responded to US State Department's statement issued regarding the phone call that took place between state secretary Mike Pompeo and Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Thursday.
Jul 31, 2018
US looking for partnership not dominance in Indo-Pacific, says Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe US is looking at partnership and not dominance in the Indo-Pacific region, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday as he unveiled a series of developmental initiatives
Jul 13, 2018
Mike Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new Leftist president-elect: Meeting is a chance for neighbours to repair strained tiesUS-Mexico ties have deteriorated significantly under Trump, who campaigned on building a border wall and has repeatedly blamed Mexico for economic and social problems in the US
Apr 27, 2018
Ex-CIA director Mike Pompeo sworn in as US secretary of state, dashes off to Brussels to attend NATO meetingsThe new secretary of state immediately dashed off to Europe in an energetic start befitting the high-stakes issues awaiting him from Iran to North Korea.
Apr 25, 2018
Donald Trump praises North Korea leader Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable', flipping earlier view of 'Little Rocket Man'President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."
Apr 24, 2018
Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, narrowly avoids US Senate committee rebukeUS President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with a favorable recommendation, narrowly avoiding a rare rebuke as his confirmation heads to the full Senate.
Apr 23, 2018
US Senate poised to reject Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State in rare rebuke as Donald Trump rages on TwitterThe full Senate is still expected to consider Pompeo's nomination later this week. But the rare rebuke expected from the panel Monday, even after Pompeo's recent visit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, would be the first time in years that a nominee for the high-level Cabinet position did not receive a favorable committee vote.
Mar 11, 2018
Hillary Clinton terms 2016 US presidential polls as 'first reality TV elections', says Russian interference was 'unprecedented'Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has alleged Russian interference in the American elections was "unprecedented and more than alarming".
Jan 04, 2018
Pakistan on US watch list for 'severe violations' of religious freedom as Rex Tillerson re-designates 10 countriesThe US has placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe violations" of religious freedom, the State Department said.