U.S. Deparment of State

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 08:44
The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on May 3.
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 08:40
U.S. condemned the attacks by Boko Haram on Karamga Island in Lake Chad, which killed 48 Nigerien security forces and wounded another 37, with others still missing.
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 08:30
Marking the first overseas deployment by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) under formal partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the CHP recently collaborated with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOI) on a four-week training session for 30 Ukrainian law enforcement officers.
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 06:54
In light of the deteriorating security situation in Yemen, the United States government has decided to relocate all remaining personnel out of Yemen. President Hadi has been informed of the decision.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 10:59
Remarks from John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL at Prime Minister's Guest House, Baghdad, Iraq.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 07:59
This commentary by Vice President Biden outlining the Obama administration’s commitment to Central America first appeared in The Hill on March 10.
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 12:35
Secretary of State, John Kerry and Her Excellency, Dr. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the president of Liberia, discuss success and further challenges of the Ebola crisis. President Sirleaf is a very distinguished world leader, the deserving recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, and the first woman elected head of state in Africa.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:21
It is times like these that arms control proves its worth. Arms control measures provide stability and predictability even when other things fall into disarray.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 08:14
The United States is troubled by reports implicating Burundian security forces in the extra-judicial killing of at least two dozen members of a rebel group after they surrendered in Cibitoke Province in early January.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 10:14
For the United States, Nigeria is an increasingly important strategic partner. Nigeria has a critical role to play in the security and prosperity of this continent and beyond. The U.S. is committed to helping the electoral process succeed.