Kerry to Visit Saudi Arabia to Smooth Relations


Secretary of State John Kerry will begin a nine-day trip to the Middle East, Europe and North Africa on Sunday by stopping in Saudi Arabia for talks with King Abdullah, a major ally who apparently has been simmering with anger over what he sees as Obama administration failures on Syria, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and relations with Iran. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors Mr. Kerry’s trip, announced by the State Department on Thursday, will begin Sunday and include stops in Warsaw, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Amman, Abu Dhabi, Algiers and Rabat. “In Riyadh,…

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Kenyan president's trial at ICC postponed

The International Criminal Court postponed the trial of Kenya’s president on crimes against humanity charges until next year, saying Thursday it deeply regrets the latest delay in long-running preparations for the case. Judges said the trial of Uhuru Kenyatta that had been scheduled to start Nov. 12 will now get […]