Tillerson bids to ease Turkey tensions in Erdogan talks

Tillerson bids to ease Turkey tensions in Erdogan talks

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to ease tensions between the NATO allies that reached new heights over Ankara's ongoing operation inside Syria. ...
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Tillerson demands Iran-backed militias out of Syria

Tillerson demands Iran-backed militias out of Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called for Iranian-backed militias to withdraw from Syria after meeting with opposition negotiators from the war-torn nation during a visit to Jordan. ...
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US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks

US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks

NATO defence ministers gathered for talks Wednesday amid US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey. ...
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Tillerson calls on allies to focus on fighting IS

Tillerson calls on allies to focus on fighting IS

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged allies Tuesday to stay focused on fighting the Islamic State group, saying Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria had "detracted" from the anti-jihadist battle. ...
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US envoy Tillerson calls on allies to keep fighting IS

US envoy Tillerson calls on allies to keep fighting IS

Washington's top envoy Tuesday called on allies to keep fighting the Islamic State group, saying the end of major combat did not mean "enduring defeat" of the extremists. ...
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US mulling sanctions on Venezuela oil: Tillerson

US mulling sanctions on Venezuela oil: Tillerson

The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people. ...
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Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?

Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?

President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were both addressing drug smuggling and immigration across the southern US border.But their stark difference in tone during separate Friday meetings underlined a divide that has some asking: "Who spea...
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World powers meet to pressure Syria on chemical attacks

World powers meet to pressure Syria on chemical attacks

Diplomats from 29 countries including US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meet in Paris on Tuesday pushing for sanctions and criminal charges against the perpetrators of chemical attacks in Syria. ...
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Tillerson says he never doubted Trump’s mental fitness

Tillerson says he never doubted Trump’s mental fitness

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Friday he has never had any reason to question President Donald Trump's mental fitness and intends to continue in office. ...
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China listens to US contingencies on North Korea

It was the kind of sitdown that China had long resisted: Top US officials telling Chinese counterparts how American troops would enter North Korea if the hermit regime collapsed. ...
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