Hillary Clinton

Arizona immigration law could lead to racial profiling

Arizona immigration law could lead to racial profilingUS Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has said that the immigration enforcement law could lead to a racial profiling. This has been the recent controversy in Arizona. The Arizona Governor, Mr. Jan Brewer has signed the bill and has informed that it was a great thing for the state and should be given a great interest. But somehow it is not yet been accepted.

Washington not resigned to seeing the Taliban become part of Afghanistan's government

Hillary-ClintonWashington is not resigned to seeing the Taliban become part of Afghanistan's government, U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Sunday.

It has been reported that a Pentagon report last week outlined the difficulty of establishing long-term security, especially in southern Afghanistan, and raised the prospect that containing the insurgency, not eradicating it, may become a reality. In addition, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has talked about forging a reconciliation with insurgents.

Clinton urges Obama to pick a nominee for Supreme Court justice from the political arena

Clinton urges Obama to pick a nominee for Supreme Court justice from the political arenaHe and his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are too old to be Supreme Court justices, former U. S. President Bill Clinton said on Sunday.

His comments on ABC's "This Week" came after some had mentioned the secretary of state as a possible replacement for retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's name bandied as a possible Supreme Court justice nominee

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's name bandied as a possible Supreme Court justice nomineeAs a possible Supreme Court justice nominee, U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's name was bandied about on national television on Monday.

They thought Clinton, who previously was their colleague representing New York and who nearly won the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, has "done a good job for the country," Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, speaking on NBC's "Today Show," said.

"Tremendous progress" been made on Iran sanctions, claims Clinton

Progress was being made in lining up further support for U. N. Security Council sanctions against Iran, U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday.

"Tremendous progress" has been made in efforts to persuade Russia to accept further sanctions in response, Clinton said during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing in Washington Voice of America reported that she also said progress has been made in convincing China further sanctions are in Beijing's interest.

VOA further said that Russia and China have been the most reluctant Security Council members to go along with further sanctions.

Hillary Clinton to Call for Uncensored Global Internet

Tomorrow, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is all prepared to send out a call for an uncensored global Internet, wherein individuals and businesses can operate without any fears of repression or cyber attacks like those which Google Inc. has said it experienced in China.

With the call, Secretary Clinton will be outlining the Obama Administration’s vision of encouraging Internet freedom and security, while also highlighting how America is offering support to organizations across the globe to develop and use tools to "circumvent firewalls and promote democracy and economic growth", as has been shared by officials.

‘Hillary effect’ behind rise in number of women ambassadors in US

Washington, Jan 11 : The rise in the number of female ambassadors to the United States is being attributed to the “Hillary effect”.

There are 25 female ambassadors posted in Washington, the highest number ever, according to the State Department.

Women remain a distinct minority, there are 182 accredited ambassadors in Washington, but their rise from a cadre of five in the late 1990s to five times that is opening up what had been an elite’s men club for more than a century.

“Hillary Clinton is so visible” as Secretary of State. She makes it easier for presidents to pick a woman for Washington,” said Amelia Matos Sumbana, who just arrived as ambassador from Mozambique.

Hillary Clinton ‘initially rejected secretary of state offer over hubby’

London, January 09 : Hillary Clinton had initially refused to become the US secretary of state because of her husband/controversial former President Bill Clinton, it has emerged.

John Heilemann and Mark Halperin’s new book titled "Game Change" reveals that Hillary had out rightly rejected the-then president elect Barrack Obama’s offer.

However, she confessed her fear when Obama called her second time.

"At that point she says, ''There''s one last thing that''s a problem, which is my husband. You''ve seen what this is like. It will be a circus if I take this job,'' " the New York Post quoted Heilemann, as telling the CBS show.

Clinton condemns Pakistan suicide bombing

Hillary ClintonWashington, Jan 2 - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has condemned the suicide bombing at a volleyball game in Pakistan that killed at least 95 people.

Clinton late Friday said the US would continue to provide support to Pakistan as it confronts terrorism within its borders.

"The US strongly condemns (the) attack on civilians in Pakistan, and we offer our condolences to the families of the victims and all the people of Pakistan," Clinton said in a statement.

Michelle, Hillary Clinton more popular than Obama

Michelle, Hillary Clinton more popular than ObamaWashington, Dec 31- President Barack Obama may be America's most admired man this year according to a new poll, but two women edge him out as the most popular person according to another.

A Gallup poll released Wednesday rated Obama as clearly America's most admired man with 30 percent of those surveyed voting for him. Former President George W. Bush came in a distant second with 4 percent while former South Africa President Nelson Mandela scored 3 percent in the poll.

Hillary Clinton tries to resurrect climate talks with $100 bn offer

Hillary Clinton tries to resurrect climate talks with $100 bn offerCopenhagen, Dec 17 : US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Thursday tried to resurrect the Copenhagen climate summit by promising to mobilise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poor countries cope with the effects of global warming.

Clinton far more popular than Obama: Poll

Clinton far more popular than Obama: PollWashington, Dec. 17 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's popularity rating is much higher than her once rival, President Barack Obama, a poll conducted among news watchers has revealed.

According to a poll conducted by the non-partisan Clarus Research Group among 800 registered voters, Clinton received a 75 percent approval and a 21 percent disapproval rating, while Obama had a 51 percent approval and a 45 percent disapproval rating.

Clinton heading to Copenhagen for climate talks

Clinton heading to Copenhagen for climate talksWashington, Dec 17 - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will arrive in Copenhagen on Thursday to attend the final days of a UN summit on climate change in a last push to get an international agreement on reducing greenhouse gases, the State Department confirmed Wednesday.

Clinton will join the discussion a day ahead of President Barack Obama, who is scheduled to arrive on Friday and is eager to show that the US, after years of downplaying the threat posed by global warming, is serious about reaching an accord.

India, Pakistan must talk to avoid conflict: Clinton

India, Pakistan must talk to avoid conflict: ClintonWashington, Dec 15 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants India and Pakistan to resume their peace dialogue and discuss everything, including Kashmir, since the security of both the countries is threatened by terrorists.

But while the US would encourage India and Pakistan, problems between the countries can be "solved by the two countries themselves having that kind of ongoing dialogue," she said in an interview with Pakistan's Samaa TV last week, according to a transcript released by the State Department.

Indo-Pak dialogue must to prevent conflict: Clinton

Indo-Pak dialogue must to prevent conflict: ClintonWashington, Dec. 15 : Stressing on the need for resumption of bilateral talks between India and Pakistan on all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said extremists could try to provoke a war between the countries if issues are not resolved.

In an interview with a private television channel, Clinton said the Obama administration is working closely with both India and Pakistan to help reduce to heightened tension.

Hillary Clinton urges world to condemn Iran’s nuke programs with one voice

Hillary Clinton Washington, Dec. 12 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton believes that the “time has come” for “the international community to speak with one voice” to condemn Iran’s nuclear program.

In a taped interview with Al Jazeera, Clinton told the network the Obama administration hoped to “work with others” to tackle issues such as nuclear proliferation and cited the International Atomic Energy Agency vote condemning Iran to argue the approach was working.

US officials meet terror suspects arrested in Pak: Clinton

US officials meet terror suspects arrested in Pak: ClintonWashington, Dec. 11 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the US officials have met the five American Muslims, who were arrested from Pakistan’s Sargodha area on Wednesday on charges of plotting terror strikes.

Clinton told media persons that US officials have confirmed that the men, all in their early 20s, have ties with Al-Qaeda, The News reports.

Earlier, President Barack Obama said that a series of investigations would be carried out to investigate the whole issue.

US will negotiate with Taliban only if it renounces Al-Qaeda: Hillary Clinton

US will negotiate with Taliban only if it renounces Al-Qaeda: Hillary ClintonWashington, Dec. 7 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the US will negotiate with Taliban leaders in Afghanistan only if they “renounce Al Qaeda and violence.”

On Sunday, several members of the Obama administration suggested that talks are possible with Taliban leaders in order to bring about a settlement of the war in Afghanistan.

''Special relationship'' blossoms between Hillary Clinton, David Miliband

''Special relationship'' blossoms between Hillary Clinton, David MilibandLondon, Dec 5 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is said to be having a very cordial relationship with Brit Foreign Secretary David Miliband.

Clinton, 62, is said to have told Vogue magazine last month that Miliband, 44, is ‘vibrant, vital, attractive and smart’.

“Well, if you saw him it would be a big crush. He’s really a good guy. And he’s so young!” the Independent quoted her as saying.

Miliband returned the compliment by describing Clinton as “delightful”.

Clinton rejects Pak’s apprehensions over new Afghan policy

Clinton rejects Pak’s apprehensions over new Afghan policyWashington, Dec. 5 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has played down Pakistan’s apprehensions regarding President Obama’s revamped Afghan strategy, and said that Washington is committed to ending the trust deficit between countries.

Political quarters and the media in Pakistan are apprehensive about the new Afghan plan, as they believe the massive surge of troops in Afghanistan could lead to extremists crossing into Pakistan.




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