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Donald Trump hits back at ex-secretary of state Rex Tillerson, calls him 'dumb as a rock and lazy as hell'
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Donald Trump hits back at ex-secretary of state Rex Tillerson, calls him 'dumb as a rock and lazy as hell'

Donald Trump replaced Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, who was the CIA director at the time.

Rex Tillerson ousted from office: Senate Democrats want next secretary of state to be tougher on Russia
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Rex Tillerson ousted from office: Senate Democrats want next secretary of state to be tougher on Russia

Top United States Senate Democrats on Tuesday blasted President Donald Trump’s stance on Russia as too soft

Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson: Mike Pompeo as secretary of state could sound death knell for Iran nuclear deal
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Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson: Mike Pompeo as secretary of state could sound death knell for Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump's sacking of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could sound the death knell for the Iran nuclear deal and further strain US ties with key European allies

Stubborn, reserved Tillerson a bad fit in chaotic Trump admin
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Stubborn, reserved Tillerson a bad fit in chaotic Trump admin

After all, the then 64-year-old engineer had been chief executive of ExxonMobil, the US oil giant, and so close to Russia's Vladimir Putin that he had received a medal of friendship. What Trump got, to his evident frustration, was a stubborn diplomat in a more orthodox conservative tradition, keen to reassure allies, work with the US military and hold Russia at arm's length.

Trump sacking Rex Tillerson is not about policy, it's personal
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Trump sacking Rex Tillerson is not about policy, it's personal

President Donald Trump is telling reporters that he made the decision to oust embattled Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "by myself". No surprises there, knives have been out between the two almost from Day One. Rex Tillerson's sacking has little to do with policy and much more to do with personal animosity over months of acrimonious exchanges. Trump seems to take special kind of pleasure in letting sacked bureaucrats get to know abut the indignity on telly or Twitter. Ditto with James Comey, former FBI chief.

CIA director Mike Pompeo warns Iranian general against attacks on 'US interests' in Iraq
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CIA director Mike Pompeo warns Iranian general against attacks on 'US interests' in Iraq

CIA director Mike Pompeo has said that he sent a letter to a top Iranian military official warning him that the United States would hold Tehran accountable for any attacks it conducted on American interests in Iraq.

Rohingya refugee crisis: US steps up pressure on Myanmar; Rex Tillerson to deliver warning to Aung San Suu Kyi govt
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Rohingya refugee crisis: US steps up pressure on Myanmar; Rex Tillerson to deliver warning to Aung San Suu Kyi govt

In the face of widespread "atrocities" against ethnic Rohingya people in Myanmar, the United States has been cautiously stepping up pressure on that country's army, while taking care to avoid endangering the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi

US waiting to see 'practical steps' by Pakistan to counter terrorism in coming weeks, says official
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US waiting to see 'practical steps' by Pakistan to counter terrorism in coming weeks, says official

The United States is waiting to see practical steps taken by Pakistan over the next weeks and months in its war against terrorism, a top American diplomat said asserting that the Trump administration is moving quickly on its own strategy to fight against terror groups

Swaraj, Tillerson name and shame Pakistan over terrorism: US secy of state calls India an 'emerging leader in region'
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Swaraj, Tillerson name and shame Pakistan over terrorism: US secy of state calls India an 'emerging leader in region'

On the concluding day of his maiden visit to India, US secretary of state Rex Tillerson held a joint press conference with India's external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi

Rex Tillerson in India highlights: Sushma Swaraj names and shames Pakistan; raises H1B issue with Trump administration
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Rex Tillerson in India highlights: Sushma Swaraj names and shames Pakistan; raises H1B issue with Trump administration

Rex Tillerson arrived on a tour of India Tuesday. According to the US State Department, he will meet with Indian leaders to discuss further strengthening of India-US ties

Rex Tillerson will arrive in New Delhi today: US secretary of state to meet Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday
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Rex Tillerson will arrive in New Delhi today: US secretary of state to meet Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, ahead of his arrival in New Delhi on Tuesday, said America's relationship with India is of strategic importance which is not limited just to South Asia

As Rex Tillerson prepares to tour Pakistan, Islamabad is wary of deepening India-US relations
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As Rex Tillerson prepares to tour Pakistan, Islamabad is wary of deepening India-US relations

As US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Pakistan on Tuesday, anxious Pakistanis may be equally interested in dissuading Washington’s deepening ties with India

Rex Tillerson plays down tensions with Donald Trump, says he is 'fully committed' to president's objectives
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Rex Tillerson plays down tensions with Donald Trump, says he is 'fully committed' to president's objectives

Tillerson on Sunday minimised tensions with Trump and brushed aside comments from a lawmaker, who compared Trump’s undermining of his top diplomat to a public castration

Jim Mattis to visit New Delhi to meet Narendra Modi, emphasise that US views India as 'valued and influential partner'
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Jim Mattis to visit New Delhi to meet Narendra Modi, emphasise that US views India as 'valued and influential partner'

Defence secretary Jim Mattis will visit India and hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman to reaffirm that Washington considers New Delhi a valued and influential ally.

In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India suggests North Korea's nuclear proliferation has links with Islamabad
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In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India suggests North Korea's nuclear proliferation has links with Islamabad

India on Tuesday sought investigations into North Korea's nuclear proliferation linkages, in a veiled reference to Pakistan

Donald Trump's Afghanistan policy: US open to political deal with Taliban, says it will continue to support Afghan military
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Donald Trump's Afghanistan policy: US open to political deal with Taliban, says it will continue to support Afghan military

President Donald Trump on Monday left the door open to an eventual political deal with the Taliban, in an address on America's news strategy in the 16-year Afghan conflict.

Russia expels American diplomats: US to respond by 1 September to Moscow, says Rex Tillerson
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Russia expels American diplomats: US to respond by 1 September to Moscow, says Rex Tillerson

The Trump administration has yet to decide how to respond to Russia's move to expel American diplomats, but plans to deliver a response to Moscow by 1 Sept

Rex Tillerson says Russia's meddling in US presidential election created 'serious mistrust' between nations
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Rex Tillerson says Russia's meddling in US presidential election created 'serious mistrust' between nations

Tillerson told his Russian counterpart that Moscow's meddling in the US presidential election had created "serious mistrust" between the two countries.

Rex Tillerson to press China, ASEAN states to take tougher action on North Korea
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Rex Tillerson to press China, ASEAN states to take tougher action on North Korea

Rex Tillerson will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea when he attends regional meetings in Manila starting this week