The United States Department of State (DOS), commonly referred to as the State Department, is a federal executive department responsible for carrying out U.S. foreign policy and international relations. Established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department, its duties include advising the U.S. President, administering the nation's diplomatic missions, negotiating treaties and agreements with foreign entities, and representing the U.S. at the United Nations.
U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Korea, the State Department said.. Reuters - Published
Hundreds of members of China's People's Armed Police could be seen conducting exercises on Thursday at a sports stadium in Shenzhen, as the U.S. State Department expressed concern that they could be.. Reuters - Published
Hundreds of members of China's People's Armed Police conducted exercises on Thursday at a sports stadium in Shenzhen, as the U.S. State Department expressed concern that they could be deployed across..
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned"..
The US State Department is warning travelers to exercise "increased caution" in Hong Kong amid ongoing protests. Pro-democracy demonstrators have crippled the city's airport for days. The pro-democracy..
The United States believes that Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, is dead, according to an official. Matthew Larotonda..
The South Korean military said that North Korea has launched two short-range missiles, nearly a week after firing two other missiles. That was intended to put pressure on the joint military exercises..
Reuters reports the United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations. The warning came after the communist country test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles. The..
After a pod of whales washed up on the shores of a Georgia beach, dozens of beachgoers helped push them back to deeper waters. Up to 50 pilot whales swam into the shallow waters surrounding St Simons..
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned".. Reuters - Published
The United States is "deeply concerned" about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while warning that continued erosion of.. Reuters - Published
Official Chinese media reports about a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement "have gone from irresponsible to dangerous" and must stop, U.S. State Department.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed. Reuters - Published