Indian Muslims prepare to break their day long fast at an Iftar at a market in Ahmadabad, India, on July 3, 2016.

This weekend, Muslims in the United States and around the world will celebrate the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, a holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, a month of...

A night time view of the Astana sphere at Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

As my plane to Astana took the final turn before descent—I saw it.  The Nur Alem, a huge, glowing sphere lit up the Kazakhstani steppes, dancing with color and a...

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan delivers remarks at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Cancun, Mexico, on June 20, 2017.

Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan led the U.S. delegation at the 47th Regular Session of the Organization of American...

Coal-fired scherer.

Air pollution is the fourth leading risk factor in premature death worldwide according to the World Health Organization, leading to about 5.5 million premature...

Afghan girls gather together.

Three years ago the international community marked the very first International...


U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly convened the ...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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