Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (right), along with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (left), speak to reporters in London on May 12. They tried to assure European banks they won't be penalized for conducting legitimate business with Iran. Critics say it should not be up to the U.S. to encourage investment in Iran. Josh Lederman/AP hide caption

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John Kerry's Awkward Push For Investment In Iran

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U.S. May Send Weapons To Libya's Fledgling Government

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U.S. Allies Told Don't Use ISIS As An Excuse To Crack Down On Dissent

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U.S. Wants Russia To Help With Goal Of Reducing Syrian Airstrikes

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In Chad, U.N. Ambassador Power Visits Anti-Extremist Command Center

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Cameroon Trip To Discuss Boko Haram Threat Begins On A Tragic Note

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UN Ambassador Tours West Africa To Highlight Boko Haram Threat

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U.S. Lawmakers Renew Calls To Find Nigerian Girls Captured By Boko Haram

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Saudi Arabia Looks To End Yemen Bombing Campaign

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Members of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo human rights group demand information about missing relatives during their traditional Thursday march in Buenos Aires on March 3. The women began demonstrating in 1977. Victor R. Caivano/AP hide caption

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Despite The Awkward Timing, Argentina Welcomes Obama

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North Korean-U.S. Tensions Play Out In American Student's Arrest

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UNHCR Head Visits U.S. In Plea To Speed Up Syrian Refugee Resettlement

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U.N. Security Council Votes To Approve New Sanctions On North Korea

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Russia Holds Center Stage In Syrian Peace Talks

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Syrian 'Cessation Of Hostilities' Agreement Met With Skepticism

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