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Rex Tillerson

US must climb down to talk peace with Iran

Neither Rouhani nor Khamenei bears any resemblance to Kim Jong-un — the Iranian leaders won’t be penning any love letters to Trump.

20 Jun 2019 2:51 AM

Tillerson ‘dumb as a rock, lazy as hell’: Trump after ex-State Secy criticism

Trump on the same day praised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for doing a great job.

08 Dec 2018 10:27 AM

Mike Pompeo, in Saudi Arabia, talks tough on Iran, Gulf dispute

Pompeo was meeting on Sunday with Saudi King Salman, whose country along with Bahrain and the UAE is embroiled in a row with Qatar.

29 Apr 2018 12:05 PM

Mike Pompeo sworn in as US secretary of state; heads to Europe, Middle East

Pompeo, a former Army officer who was a Republican congressman, is regarded as a Trump loyalist with hawkish world views.

27 Apr 2018 1:29 PM

Trump's Twitter trend: David Shulkin replaced with Admiral Jackson as VA Secy

Early this month, Trump had unceremoniously fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and nominated Mike Pompeo.

29 Mar 2018 9:08 AM


Trump policy, actions still shock & surprise

It’s in the area of international affairs that Trump has perhaps come in for the sharpest criticism from both Republicans and Democrats alike.

26 Mar 2018 4:25 AM

You’re fired: From ‘The Apprentice’ to White House, Trump hasn’t changed

National Security Advisor HR McMaster is the latest member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to be shown the door.

23 Mar 2018 1:34 PM

India-US two-plus-two meeting postponed

The two-plus-two dialogue was seen as a vehicle to elevate the strategic relationship between the two countries.

18 Mar 2018 10:03 AM

Trump leaves world rattled

The world can’t be comfortable amid uncertainty caused by a major power.

17 Mar 2018 12:34 AM

After Tillerson, Trump fires national security adviser H R McMaster

On Tuesday, Trump signalled a shake-up at the top levels of his administration after firing Rex Tillerson.

16 Mar 2018 7:19 PM


Trump nominates ‘spymaster’ torture expert Haspel as CIA director

Human rights advocates said they opposed Haspel’s promotion to the helm of the CIA.

14 Mar 2018 6:10 PM

Trump nominates Pompeo to replace Tillerson for ‘tougher’ Pak policy

Week's before Trump announced his decision on Pakistan through a tweet on the wee hours of January 1, Mike Pompeo had warned Pakistan.

14 Mar 2018 3:36 PM

Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State

US President Donald Trump replaces Rex Tillerson with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.

13 Mar 2018 6:46 PM

Trump decided ‘himself’ to meet with Kim ‘when conditions were right’: Tillerson

Trump has said he was prepared to meet Kim in what would be the first face-to-face encounter between the two countries' leaders.

09 Mar 2018 7:03 PM

US lawmakers say, possibility of ‘bloody nose’ strike on N Korea zero

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has vowed to pursue a diplomatic solution.

16 Feb 2018 3:14 PM


Mike Pence may meet with N Koreans at Winter Olympics: Rex Tillerson

Washington has previously said it won't seek to initiate contact with North Koreans attending the South Korean games.

06 Feb 2018 12:21 PM

US likely to move embassy to Jerusalem as early as 2019

Tillerson has been considering several options since Trump announced US would finally move its embassy there from Tel Aviv.

20 Jan 2018 10:41 AM

Russia helping N Korea to evade sanctions to halt nuclear program: Tillerson

In 2017, Russia signed up to UN sanctions pushed by US as a way to force Kim Jong-Un's regime to come to table and negotiate disarmament.

19 Jan 2018 10:45 AM

Sanctions ‘really starting to hurt’ N Korea, says US, lauds China

Tillerson said that he was confident the pressure would eventually bring N Korea to negotiating table over its nuclear and missile programs.

18 Jan 2018 8:56 AM

Trump denies relocation of US embassy to Jerusalem within 1 yr

Trump cancelled a trip to London to open the new diplomatic mission, blaming Obama for selling off the old one for 'peanuts' in a bad deal.

18 Jan 2018 8:28 AM