Feeling unwell, Tillerson cancels Nairobi programme
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on his first-ever Africa tour as Washington's top diplomat, on Saturday cancelled his programme in Kenya because he was feeling unwell, officials said. "The secretary is not feeling well after a long couple days working on major issues back home such as North Korea and has cancelled…
Africa, US move on from 'shithole' remarks as Tillerson starts tour
Washington's top diplomat began his first Africa tour Thursday by meeting with the African Union chief, who said the continent had moved on from a reported insult by President Donald Trump.
U.S. secretary of state to visit Nigeria, four others next week
The United States (US) Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), spokesperson for the department, Ms. Heather Nauert, said Tillerson would also travel to Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and Chad. During his visit to Abuja, Tillerson is expected…
US secretary of state to visit Nigeria next week
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Africa next week, the State department said Thursday, in his first visit to the continent since President Donald Trump entered office.
Tillerson demands Iran-backed militias out of Syria
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called for Iranian-backed militias to withdraw from Syria after meeting with opposition negotiators from the war-torn nation during a visit to Jordan.
US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks
NATO defence ministers gathered for talks Wednesday amid US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey.
US envoy Tillerson calls on allies to keep fighting IS
Washington's top envoy Tuesday called on allies to keep fighting the Islamic State group, saying the end of major combat did not mean "enduring defeat" of the extremists.
US mulling sanctions on Venezuela oil: Tillerson
The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people.
Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were both addressing drug smuggling and immigration across the southern US border.But their stark difference in tone during separate Friday meetings underlined a divide that has some asking: "Who speaks for America?"