United Kingdom  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

United States Department of State

United States federal executive department responsible for foreign affairs

United States Department of State    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

United States Department of State: United States federal executive department responsible for foreign affairs
The United States Department of State (DOS), commonly referred to as the State Department, is a federal executive department that is equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries, advising the U.S. President on foreign policy and conducting international relations. It was established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia

The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite..
Reuters - Published

Top U.S. diplomat for Africa to travel to Sudan to urge talks: State Department

The U.S. top diplomat for Africa will visit Sudan this week to meet with a transitional military council and the country's civilian opposition to urge talks, the State Department said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

▶ Videos for United States Department of State

Trump Says Hong Kong And China Will Trump Says Hong Kong And China Will "Work It Out"

Reuters reports U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he believes China and Hong Kong would be able to “work things out” following massive protests in the city against the proposed..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Mike Pence Talks About The Ban On Flying Pride Flag During Pride Month [Video]Mike Pence Talks About The Ban On Flying Pride Flag During Pride Month

On Monday night Vice President Mike Pence confirmed a previously reported State Department ban on US embassies flying the rainbow flag. Some embassies asked to fly the rainbow flag to honor LGBTQ Pride..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

US Embassies Fly Rainbow Flag To Celebrate Pride MOnth [Video]US Embassies Fly Rainbow Flag To Celebrate Pride MOnth

U.S. embassies all around the world showed off a rainbow flag in honor of LGBTQ celebrations. According to Business Insider, the tradition to do so began during Barack Obama’s presidency. Before..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Pence Reiterates Trump's Call For Mexico To Step Up Its Effort To Stem Flow Of Migrants [Video]Pence Reiterates Trump's Call For Mexico To Step Up Its Effort To Stem Flow Of Migrants

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, US Vice President Mike Pence said that US-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday and reiterated President Donald Trump's stance that Mexico must increase..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Pence: Mexico must do more on immigration [Video]Pence: Mexico must do more on immigration

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said U.S.-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday, and reiterated President Donald Trump's assessment that Mexico must do more to curb immigration at the border between..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Trump: 'not enough' progress in U.S.-Mexico talks [Video]Trump: 'not enough' progress in U.S.-Mexico talks

Mexican and U.S. officials will head into a second day of talks that aim to avoid tariffs on Mexican goods. President Donald Trump says 'not enough' progress was made on ways to curb migration when the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published

Trump Banned Most Travel To Cuba [Video]Trump Banned Most Travel To Cuba

Business Insider reports President Donald Trump's administration is restricting travel to Cuba. The US State Department said Tuesday the administration is ending an educational travel program and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

U.S. Says North Korean WMD Program Violates U.N. Security Council Resolutions [Video]U.S. Says North Korean WMD Program Violates U.N. Security Council Resolutions

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, when asked about recent North Korean missile launches, a US State Department spokeswoman said that Pyongyang's entire weapons of mass destruction program..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:10Published

U.S. Calls Russian-Backed Syrian Air Strikes 'Reckless Escalation' In Syria [Video]U.S. Calls Russian-Backed Syrian Air Strikes 'Reckless Escalation' In Syria

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the US State Department said that the United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and labeled..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

U.S. Ambassador To China Due First Visit To Tibet Since 2013 [Video]U.S. Ambassador To China Due First Visit To Tibet Since 2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, according to a news report on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leader Introduced To Pompeo [Video]Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leader Introduced To Pompeo

According to Reuters.com, "U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

U.S. Pulls Non-essential Staff From Iraq Over Concerns About Iran [Video]U.S. Pulls Non-essential Staff From Iraq Over Concerns About Iran

According to Reuters, Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

U.S. orders some staff out of Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran [Video]U.S. orders some staff out of Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran

Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces. Zachary Goelman..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Washington Orders Some U.S. Government Employees to Leave Iraq [Video]Washington Orders Some U.S. Government Employees to Leave Iraq

According to Reuters, Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

US embassy in Iraq orders non-emergency staff to leave [Video]US embassy in Iraq orders non-emergency staff to leave

The US State Department has ordered non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq, the US embassy in Baghdad says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:02Published

Pompeo Heads To Brussels Before Putin Meeting [Video]Pompeo Heads To Brussels Before Putin Meeting

CNN reports Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has canceled his planned visit to Moscow and is heading instead to Brussels to discuss "recent threatening actions and statements" by Iran, the State..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

U.S. to deploy hospital ship to Venezuela region [Video]U.S. to deploy hospital ship to Venezuela region

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told the Conference on the Americas on Tuesday that the U.S. would deploy a naval hospital ship to waters near Venezuela to assist those afflicted by the humanitarian..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Tension Grows Between U.S. And Russia Over Venezuela Standoff [Video]Tension Grows Between U.S. And Russia Over Venezuela Standoff

According to Reuters, the United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

North Korea Billed U.S. $2 Million For Warmbier Care [Video]North Korea Billed U.S. $2 Million For Warmbier Care

According to Reuters, President Donald Trump approved the payment of a $2 million bill presented by North Korea, to cover its care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, a college student who died shortly..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

A $2 million Bill From North Korea [Video]A $2 million Bill From North Korea

According to Reuters, President Donald Trump approved the payment of a $2 million bill presented by North Korea to cover its care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, a college student who died shortly..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Conspiring With Chinese Agents [Video]Conspiring With Chinese Agents

According to Reuters, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement on Wednesday that a former U.S. State Department employee pleaded guilty to conspiring with Chinese agents. The employee,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

U.S. to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil exports: sources [Video]U.S. to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil exports: sources

Sources close to Reuters said that the U.S. is planning to announce an end to sanctions waivers on the import of oil from Iran, in an effort to drive the amount of oil exported from the country down to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

 

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws

The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday.
Reuters - Published
Search this site and the web:

You Might Like


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.