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# Secretary of State

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# Secretary of State
Former Trump official says the US stopped a nuclear war between India and Pakistan in 2019
Mike Pompeo’s new book also reveals that he joked that he was trying to kill Kim Jong Un at a meeting with the North Korean leader.
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# Secretary of State
Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.
# You're Fired
Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks
Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.
# Embattledasaurus Rex
'Rex is here': Trump passes up the chance to back Secretary of State Tillerson
A senior White House official did not deny reports that Tillerson would be replaced by CIA director Mike Pompeo.
# Secretary of State
Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'
“I serve at the appointment of the president and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives.”
# hostile relations
Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile
“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”
# tough job
This man has just been given responsibility for Northern Ireland
James Brokenshire is the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
# Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about email scandal
The Democratic presidential hopeful is unlikely to be prosecuted.
# confidential info
Now the FBI is taking a look at Hillary Clinton's emails
Clinton has been criticised for her decision to use a personal email server while secretary of state.
# Man Down
Former Presidential contender John Kerry has fallen off his bike and will be leaving Europe
He made it through Vietnam, but a cycling accident in Switzerland proved too much.
# Computer Says No
Hillary's deleted emails were about Chelsea's wedding and yoga, apparently
Meanwhile, Bill has said he doesn’t actually use email…
# Stormont
"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon
The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.
# Awkward
New stadium delay forces Tottenham to move out of White Hart Lane
The club will vacate their ground during the 2017-2018 season.
# No deal
'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure
The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.
# Nuclear Talks
Israel "utterly rejects" Iran deal aimed at ending nuclear tensions
Talks involving the US, China and Russia aimed at easing tensions over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme have been taking place in Geneva.
# Northern Ireland
No public inquiry into Omagh bombing
The decision was announced by Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State today.
# Catholic Church
Pope's deputy says celibacy is 'not a dogma of the Church'
The recently appointed Vatican Secretary of State said that the issue is a great challenge for the Pope.
# Hospitalised
John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital
Teresa Heinz Kerry was hospitalised on Sunday for an unknown illness.
# JFK 50
JFK would be proud of Ireland's accomplishments - John Kerry
The US Secretary of State has been sharing his thoughts on the Kennedy visit, 50 years on.
# North Korea
Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time'
The US Secretary of State is meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping today in an effort to seek Beijing’s intervention in the Korean peninsula crisis.
# Foreign Affairs
Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today
The Tánaiste will discuss how America’s plans to reform its immigration laws will affect tens of thousands of Irish people in the US.
# Letter of note
In full: Micheál Martin’s letter to outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the departing Clinton expressing his desire for her to return to public office as she is tipped for a presidential run in 2016.
# Back to Work
Hillary Clinton returns to work, to meet with American ambassador to Ireland
Following a series of health problems including a blood clot in her head, the US Secretary of State has a full schedule this week ahead of her departure later this month.
# Secretary of State
Clinton wants to return to work next week
A spokeswoman said she was upbeat and raring to go.
# United States
Clinton released from hospital after treatment for blood clot
The US Secretary of State was pictured getting into a van with Bill and Chelsea – her first known appearance since Belfast.
# Hillary Clinton
Clinton 'expected to make full recovery' from blood clot near brain
Doctors are treating Hillary Clinton’s clot, which is beside her ear and just inside her skull, with blood thinners.
# hillary
Hillary Clinton hospitalised with blood clot
Doctors discovered the clot while Clinton was undergoing a routine follow-up examination after she fainted earlier this month.
# United States
Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State
The veteran Democratic senator will succeed Hillary Clinton in the new year provided he is confirmed by his colleagues in the senate.
# Barack Obama
Susan Rice withdraws name from Secretary of State race
John Kerry is now favourite to take Hillary Clinton’s place.
# Appointments
Could Bill Clinton be the next US ambassador to Ireland?
One of the United States’ leading newspapers certainly thinks so…
# Egypt
Clinton urges Egypt to commit to "strong democracy"
Clinton met with the country’s new president, Mohammed Morsi, this weekend, as well as other prominent Egyptians.
# tensions
Hillary Clinton condemns Syria for shooting down Turkish jet
“It is yet another reflection of the Syrian authorities’ callous disregard for international norms, human life, and peace and security,” Clinton said.
# US 2012
Clinton hints at plans to step down - even if Obama wins
After 20 years on the “high wire of American politics”, Hillary Clinton says she’d like to find out just how tired she really is.
# Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton 'in talks to quit White House for World Bank' - report
Reuters says the current US Secretary of State, former Senator and former First Lady is in line to take over in mid-2012.