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Hillary Clinton ‘leaves door open’ for 2016 presidential bid

Hillary-ClintonWashington, Jan 30 : Outgoing secretary of state Hillary Clinton has left the door open for a possible future run in the 2016 presidential elections.

Clinton took part in her final interview as US secretary of state, answering questions from anchors and audiences around the world in what was billed as a ‘Global Townterview’ by the State Department.

Clinton, who has travelled almost a million miles, apparently held 1,700 meetings with world leaders and eaten some 570 airplane meals, will step down on Friday after four years as America''s top diplomat.

Looking for 'big changes' in women's lot in India: Hillary

Looking for 'big changes' in women's lot in India: HillaryWashington, Jan 30: Lamenting the double standards faced by women around the world, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hopes to see "big changes" in India following the horrific gang rape of an Indian woman in New Delhi.

"The young woman who essentially was raped and then died of her terrible injuries, who knows what she could have contributed to India's future?" she said Tuesday in what was described as a "Global Townterview" at the Newseum here.

Obama, Clinton coy about White House succession plans in interview

obama-clinton1London, Jan 28 : President Barack Obama and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton `coyly' batted away questions over any White House succession plan during a mutually appreciative interview on Sunday.

The rare double appearance on television gave ample opportunity for the `once bitter rivals' to bury any lingering doubts that the hostility of the 2008 primary campaign was long behind them, the Guardian reports.

During an interview on CBS News 60 Minutes Obama referred to Clinton as a friend, who will go down as `one of the finest secretaries of state' America had known.

Hillary Clinton ''angrily'' defends handling of attack on US consulate in Libya

Hillary-ClintonLondon, Jan 24 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has angrily defended her handling of the raid on a US consulate in Libya, in back-to-back hearings on Capitol Hill. It was her last appearance at Congress as America''s top diplomat.

She took responsibility for security failures that led to attack on 11 September last year on the US consulate in Benghazi that left the US envoy to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other officials dead, but added that she had not seen requests for more security beforehand, reports the BBC News.

Hillary Clinton clashes with Republicans over Libya attack

Hillary Clinton clashes with Republicans over Libya attackWashington, Jan 24: An angry, combative and sometimes emotional Secretary of State Hillary clashed with Republican critics over her department's handling of the Sep 11 terrorist attack in Libya even as she acknowledged a "systematic breakdown".

"As I have said many times since September 11, I take responsibility," Clinton said Wednesday at two long-anticipated congressional hearings examining the attack that became a major issue in the November presidential election.

Hillary keeps getting sexier, says SNL star Seth Meyers

Hillary keeps getting sexier, says SNL star Seth MeyersWashington, Jan 16 : Seth Meyers has nominated Hillary Clinton for GQ's "100 hottest women of the 21st century."

The `Saturday Night Live' star thinks that somebody who is getting sexier every year is the Secretary of State, the Politico reported.

"Every year she seems better at whatever she's doing," he said.

"By the end of the millennium, she's gonna have it locked down," he added. (ANI)

Back on job, Clinton presented with football helmet to ward off further concussions!

Back on job, Clinton presented with football helmet to ward off further concussions! Washington, Jan. 8 : Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was given a lighthearted welcome back to the State Department after her blood clot health scare, with her top aides gifting her a football helmet to guard against another medical mishap.

The State Department released a photo of Clinton smiling broadly as she showed the football helmet to her cheering colleagues during a meeting on Monday morning.

'Hillary Clinton aims to rejoin office next week'

'Hillary Clinton aims to rejoin office next week'Washington, Jan 4 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is aiming to return to her office as early as next week after treatment for blood clot in her head, according to the US State Department.

"She is is taking rest at home. Some of the senior staff who spoke to her say that she's sounding terrific, upbeat, raring to go," Xinhua quoted spokeswoman Victoria Nuland as saying Thursday at a news briefing.

"She's looking forward to getting back to the office. She is very much planning to do so next week."

Hillary Clinton, Obama top Gallup’s most admired people’s list of 2012

Hillary-Clinton-ObamaWashington, Jan 1 : President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have been named as the world's most admired man and woman in a poll.

Obama topped Gallup's `most admired men' poll with 30 percent of the vote, while Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won 21 percent votes in the `most admired women' survey.

Clinton has been the most admired woman for the 11th time, while Obama has been the most admired man for five years in a row, Gallup said.

According to the New York Daily News, First Lady Michelle Obama gained the second place with five percent.

Hillary Clinton tops list of 2016 White House hopefuls

Hillary-ClintonWashington, Dec 31 : Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not even stepped down and there is already constant speculation as to whether she''ll run again for the White House.

While no decision from her on any future bid for president is expected in 2013, but if she eventually changes her mind and decides to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, a new national survey indicates that the vast majority of Democrats would consider backing her as their party's nominee.

Hillary Clinton hospitalised after blood clot

/Hillary-ClintonWashington, Dec 31 :  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalised Sunday after doctors found a blood clot during a follow-up exam related to a concussion which she suffered earlier this month, CNN reported.

The 65-year-old Clinton was suffering from a stomach virus earlier this month when she fainted due to dehydration, causing the concussion. She had to spend the holidays with her family last week.

Agreement on budget is essential for global leadership, says Hillary Clinton

Agreement on budget is essential for global leadership, says Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton, the U. S. Secretary of State has said on Saturday that a deal on the budget is essential for the country's global leadership and national security.

She said that the resolution of the problem would boost efforts to project the country's economic power around the world. She was speaking in Singapore during a tour of Asia and Australia. She admitted that she had faced questions in the previous year if the country would be able to reach an agreement at the time when the US was about to breach its debt ceiling.

US firm to build nuclear reactor in India

US firm to build nuclear reactor in IndiaUS-based, Westinghouse Electric is planning to build a new 1,000 MW nuclear reactor in India under the framework of the Indo-US civil nuclear deal signed in 2008.

Westinghouse has entered into a deal with India’s the Nuclear Power Company of India Limited (NPCIL) for the Early Works Agreement (EWA) for the establishment of the nuclear reactor. The MoU was announced at a time when the third Indo-US Strategic Dialogue headed by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and External Affairs Minister S M Krishna is being held in the US.

Saeed was "principal architects" of Mumbai attacks, Clinton

Saeed was "principal architects" of Mumbai attacks, ClintonUS Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is on a visit to India, has said that the US believes that the Hafiz Saeed was one of the principal architects of Mumbai terror attacks adding that the bounty of $10 million on his head shows that the US is serious about the issue.

She also said that the US has asked Pakistan for not allowing terrorists to use its soil for launching terrorist attacks in other places. Mrs. Clinton described the bounty on Saeed as an "unmistakable message" of solidarity with India from the US government.

Killing of aid workers condemned by Clinton

Hillary-ClintonAccording to official reports, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday condemned the Taliban's "despicable" murder of 10 medical aid workers, including two Americans, in Afghanistan.

Noting the Taliban has claimed responsibility for "this despicable act of wanton violence," Clinton said, "We are heartbroken by the loss of these heroic, generous people and we condemn in the strongest possible terms these vicious murders."  

Clinton arrives in Pakistan with a pledge to improve U.S.-Pakistan ties

Clinton arrives in Pakistan with a pledge to improve U.S.-Pakistan tiesPledging to strengthen strained relations between the two countries, U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan on Sunday.

The New York Times has reported that in meetings with President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Clinton stressed the importance of Pakistan's support in defeating the Taliban in the 9-year-old Afghanistan war.

China understands the "gravity" of sinking of South Korean navy ship

Hillary ClintonU. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that China understands the "gravity" of the situation arising from the sinking of the South Korean navy ship.

Her government will be working with China to respond to the "provocative action" by North Korea, which has been blamed by international investigators for the March 26 incident in the Yellow Sea in which 46 South Korean sailors died, Clinton said, speaking to reporters in Beijing Tuesday after the conclusion of the two-day China-U. S. Strategic and Economic Dialogues.

United States pleased with China's cooperation in U.N. Security Council

Hillary ClintonSecretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the United States is pleased with China's cooperation in the U. N. Security Council on the Iranian nuclear program.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday in Beijing at the end of the two-day China-U. S. Strategic and Economic Dialogues, Clinton responded to a question on the resolution on Iran by the five Security Council members plus Germany, or P-5+1.

Hillary Clinton outline American presence in Afghanistan

Hillary-ClintonAccording to the official reports, U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlined an American presence in Afghanistan that will continue even after U. S. troops have left the country, a significant change of perspective for the administration.

Clinton said Tuesday, opening a day of consultations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and many members of his Cabinet, "This partnership is a long-term commitment. This commitment, Mr. President will endure long after U. S. combat troops have left."

Clinton said, "We will not abandon the Afghan people."

US to take on Iran on Nuclear deal

Hillary ClintonUS Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Iran's nuclear tests and has said the test dangerous and risk to the world. She has also revealed that Iran has been violating the nuclear NTP conference deal. On the other hand President of Iran Mr. Ahmadinejad has said that US is having nuclear weapons with it and it is threatening the other countries who want to develop peaceful nuclear technology of their own.

It is rather unacceptable. US defense department has also informed that they have 5113 nuclear warheads. But Mrs. Clinton has accused the Iran's President of providing misleading statements to the media regarding the nuclear test.




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