With the deadline for a deal on Tehran’s nuclear program just days away, talks are on between U.S and Iranian negotiators in Vienna. How likely is it that they can bridge the gap between their demands by Monday? Hari Sreenivasan talks to David Sanger of The New York Times. Continue reading
In the deadliest attack in Jerusalem since 2008, two Palestinian men burst into a synagogue, shooting and hacking victims with meat cleavers. Four people were murdered in the attack and a police officer later died after being wounded. Judy Woodruff reports on the aftermath. Continue reading
LONDON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry angrily condemned Tuesday’s deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and demanded that the Palestinian leadership take immediate steps to end incitement to violence as Israeli-Palestinian tensions soared. Continue reading
JAKARTA, Indonesia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support them.
World leaders and the United Nations spotlighted the problem of violence against women around the world during the U.N.’s third International Day of the Girl on Saturday. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — With a late-November deadline approaching, America’s top diplomat is plunging back into Iranian nuclear talks with one eye on his adversary and the other on developments at home, as pressure rises in Washington for a deal ensuring the Islamic republic cannot become a nuclear state. Continue reading
President Obama won initial support at home among lawmakers and abroad for a U.S. plan to defeat the Islamic State group as part of a broad coalition. Secretary of State John Kerry sought backing from Arab and Gulf leaders, while Russian and Syrian officials said they would oppose American action without additional approval. Foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading