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Clinton to Attend Regional Event in Dominican Republic

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits the Dominican Republic next week for talks with officials from Canada and Latin America on boosting economic growth in the Western Hemisphere. The State Department says Secretary Clinton will travel to the Caribbean nation next Wednesday for the fourth Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas meeting. Pathways to […]

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Clinton Global Initiative Takes on Job Creation, Child Marriage, Sustainable Consumption

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton says economic troubles in the U.S. should not stop the global powerhouse from making investments in development in the rest of the world. Speaking Tuesday at the start of his third annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, the former president said most places are facing greater difficulties than the […]

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Clinton Summit to Focus on World Challenges

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will bring together heads of state, leaders of industry and nonprofits and national and local government officials this week to the annual meeting of his Clinton Global Initiative . The conference starts Tuesday in New York to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly meeting. The three-day summit will focus […]

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Clinton: Women Key to Economic Growth

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says women are the key to economic growth around the world. Secretary Clinton made the remark Friday in San Francisco before participants attending an APEC Women and the Economy Summit. The top U.S. diplomat called for the removal of legal and social restrictions that limit women’s potential, noting that […]

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Clinton, in Hong Kong, Reassures Asian Investors

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged China to restrain North Korea from provocative acts, and discussed with Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo the next steps toward ending Pyongyang’s nuclear programs, if talks this week between U.S. and North Korean diplomats make progress. Clinton met with Dai Monday in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, […]

Clinton, in Hong Kong, Reassures Asian Investors

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seeking to reassure Asian investors that American legislators will come up with a deal to prevent the country from defaulting on its financial obligations. Clinton also said she is “confident” the Congress will work with President Barack Obama on a plan to improve the country’s long-term fiscal outlook. […]

Clinton, in Hong Kong, Reassures Asian Investors

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seeking to reassure Asian investors that American legislators will come up with a deal to prevent the country from defaulting on its financial obligations. Clinton also said she is “confident” the Congress will work with President Obama on a plan to improve the country’s long-term fiscal outlook. Officials […]

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US, Indonesia Call for Follow-Up on South China Sea Agreement

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indonesian Foreign Minister Marti Natalegawa have called for urgent follow-up on an agreement by China and the ASEAN countries for a peaceful resolution to disputed territory in the South China Sea. The two top diplomats discussed the issue in a bilateral meeting Sunday in Bali. At a joint […]

Clinton Pushes India on Human Rights in Burma

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Burma government’s human rights record “continues to be deplorable,” and calls on India to encourage Burmese authorities to engage in dialogue with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Clinton, speaking Wednesday in India, also urged New Delhi to press the nominally civilian Burmese government to begin releasing […]

Clinton: US ‘Unequivocally’ Backs Greek Economic Recovery Plan

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States “unequivocally” supports Greece’s economic recovery plan to battle its debt crisis. Clinton said in Athens Sunday that she has faith in the resilience of the Greek people and the government’s willingness to take the difficult steps necessary to bring the country back to economic health. […]

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