Rex Tillerson

What kind of secretary of state will Mike Pompeo be?
CIA director Mike Pompeo has travelled to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong-un
In Depth

What kind of secretary of state will Mike Pompeo be?

Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s top diplomat is a man made in his own image
24 Apr 2018
Donald Trump fires Rex Tillerson on Twitter
Rex Tillerson
In Brief

Donald Trump fires Rex Tillerson on Twitter

CIA director Mike Pompeo to take over as secretary of state
13 Mar 2018
US withdraws from Unesco, citing ‘anti-Israeli bias’
Waterfalls at the Grand Canyon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
In Brief

US withdraws from Unesco, citing ‘anti-Israeli bias’

Surprise decision to pull out of UN’s cultural body criticised by international community
13 Oct 2017
Rex Tillerson ramps up pressure on Pakistan
Rex Tillerson puts pressure on Pakistan to stop aiding Taliban
In Brief

Rex Tillerson ramps up pressure on Pakistan

The country's special status as a military ally could end if it doesn't act against the Taliban
23 Aug 2017
Trump reversal threatens US-Cuba relations
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In Brief

Trump reversal threatens US-Cuba relations

US President expected to undo work of Barack Obama and tighten trade and travel restrictions
15 Jun 2017
North Korea detains another US citizen
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In Brief

North Korea detains another US citizen

Kim Hak-song of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology accused of 'hostile actions' against the state
8 May 2017
Exxon Mobil 'seeks waiver' from Russia sanctions
Rex Tillerson
In Depth

Exxon Mobil 'seeks waiver' from Russia sanctions

Oil giant once under the control of Rex Tillerson wants to resume its oil exploration venture with Rosneft
21 Apr 2017

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Vladimir Putin critic in coma after suspected poisoning
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In Brief

Vladimir Putin critic in coma after suspected poisoning

Opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza placed in medical coma - two years after suffering similar symptoms
7 Feb 2017
Who is Rex Tillerson? From Exxon chief to secretary of state
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In Depth

Who is Rex Tillerson? From Exxon chief to secretary of state

Donald Trump appears to dismiss concerns of energy leader's 'too-cosy' relationship with Putin
13 Dec 2016
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