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.
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
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
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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...
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...
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..
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..
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..
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