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Bob Franken: Where was Barack Obama?

...freedoms of religion and expression. Not even U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was there, although Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov joined the massive crowds moving down the Boulevard Voltaire. Kerry suddenly has decided he could...

DAMASCUS, Syria - Russia's deputy foreign minister called on the United States and Europe to take...airstrikes.Ryabkov held talks a day earlier with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem and his deputy, Faisal Mekdad...

...KC-135 tanker, called a Rivet Joint, was to monitor mobile phone calls and other communication.Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was in Baghdad on Saturday, where he announced his government would provide more than...

...overblown."Someone has been exaggerating or even playing up the so-called tension in the South China Sea," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters. "We do not agree with such a practice, and we call for vigilance in the motives behind... degrade the terrorists' capabilities and achieve strategic gains - and have been very effective, said Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, a Kurd.Many of America's allies have backed the U.S. intervention since the Yazidis plight...

...discussed by the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France who met in Berlin late Sunday.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter-Steinmeier said after the five-hour meeting that "frank words" had been exchanged and he believed...

...long-time opponent of Saddam and was detained in 1979. Hoshyar Zebari, a Kurdish politician and Iraq's long-serving foreign minister, was named minister of finance, having previously been voted in as deputy prime minister. Shiite lawmaker Adel...

UNITED NATIONS - Syria's foreign minister brought his regime's case...historic Old City of Aleppo, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem lashed out...its own people."The Syrian foreign minister in his address invited the opposition...

...and headed to Paris. Kerry is to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Sunday evening at the Russian ambassador's...Kerry may also meet separately with the French foreign minister Laurent Fabius.State Department spokeswoman Jennifer...

...national and European Parliament elections, led officials to immediately raise anti-terror measures.Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, who was in the vicinity, said the scene "was terrible and left me shocked" as he saw two of...


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