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US: Clinton Leaves on Three-Nation European Trip

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is headed to Europe on a four-day visit to Hungary, Lithuania and Spain. Clinton left Wednesday for Hungary, where she is inaugurating a human rights center named after a late U.S. congressman, Hungarian-born Tom Lantos, who founded the Human Rights Caucus in Congress. She also plans to meet with […]

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Clinton Hails Passage of NY Gay Marriage Law

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says recent legislation permitting gay marriage in New York state gives visibility and credibility to the struggle for gay rights around the world. At a state department event marking gay pride Tuesday, Clinton described the struggle for gay equality as one of the most urgent and important human rights […]

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Clinton Highlights Progress in Afghanistan

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says considerable progress has been made in Afghanistan through the increased presence of U.S. military, civilian and diplomatic personnel. Clinton testified before a Senate panel Thursday, one day after U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to withdraw 33,000 American troops from Afghanistan in about a year. Those troops were […]

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Clinton Highlights Progress in Afghanistan

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says considerable progress has been made in Afghanistan through the increased presence of U.S. military, civilian and diplomatic personnel. Clinton testified before a Senate panel Thursday, one day after U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to withdraw 33,000 American troops from Afghanistan in about a year. Those troops were […]

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Clinton Heading US Delegation at Central America Drug Conference

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading to Guatemala to participate in a conference on the growing problem of drug violence and weapons trafficking in Central America. Secretary Clinton arrives in Guatemala City Wednesday, leading a delegation that includes representatives from the State, Justice, Defense and Homeland Security departments, as well as the National […]

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Clinton: Africa Should Cut Gadhafi Ties, Trip Curtailed

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on African nations to cut ties with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and demand his removal. Clinton made the call in a speech Monday at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, before cutting short her African tour over concerns about an ash cloud from an erupting volcano […]

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Clinton: Africa Should Sever Ties With Gadhafi

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on African nations to cut ties with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and give backing to Libyan rebels. Clinton made the remarks Monday in a speech at African Union headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. She urged African leaders to demand that Mr. Gadhafi accept a cease-fire with […]

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Clinton: Africa Should Sever Ties With Gadhafi

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on African nations to cut ties with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and work with the Libyan opposition. Clinton made the remarks Monday in a speech at African Union headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The U.S. secretary of state urged African leaders to demand that Mr. Gadhafi […]

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Clinton in Ethiopia Monday

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Ethiopia Monday, where she will give a foreign policy speech and meet with Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, in her last stop on an African tour. During her visit, Clinton is expected to visit a school in the capital, Addis Ababa, and make remarks on the importance of […]

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Clinton: Death of Embassy Bombing Suspect Big Blow to al-Qaida

Posted June 12th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says al-Qaida has suffered another major blow with the death of Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in east Africa. Somali officials announced Saturday that the al-Qaida operative was killed five days earlier at a Mogadishu checkpoint. Clinton, who is on a visit […]

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