Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

(Naypyitaw)- Already scrambling to confront multiple simultaneous international crises, the Obama administration stepped up efforts Saturday to avert another, as US Secretary of State John Kerry called on China and its smaller neighbours to take new steps to ease tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters that many fear could spark conflict. Amid new American […]

US blocks Iran’s envoy to UN

US blocks Iran's envoy to UN

(Washington) – The United States has blocked Iran’s pick for envoy to the United Nations, a rare diplomatic rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when Washington and Tehran have been seeking a thaw in relations. The Obama administration said that the US had informed Iran it would not grant a visa to […]

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