The former secretary of state is heading up an election observation mission in Kenya, where the opposition leader has alleged the vote was hacked.
In a speech at Harvard Kenny School of Government, Kerry joked that Russian language skills are now more useful for gaining political power than running for office or getting a good degree.
"I thought frankly it was inappropriate for a president-elect of the United States to be stepping into the politics of other countries in a quite direct manner," Kerry told CNN.
Kerry apologized to hundreds of State Department employees who were fired after the start of the Cold War for being gay in what is known as the "lavender scare."
"Is ours the generation that gives up on the dream of a Jewish-Democratic state of Israel, living in peace and security with its neighbors?"
Kerry visited the country’s top Islamic leader and met with northern governors during his visit.
Kerry met with East African ministers on Monday to discuss possible solutions to the conflict.
Air operations were halted while Turkish authorities put down a military coup attempt.
Secretary of state says the U.S. will assist in any legitimate efforts and requests.
More than 150 countries will commit to the pact, which calls for a rapid end to the rise of greenhouse gas emissions.
“People need to understand that this is serious business,” the U.S. secretary of state said.
It’s the second time U.S. lawmakers have declared a genocide.
For all of the verbiage about human suffering, the West has not protected a single Syrian inside Syria from Assad.
Make no mistake: We negotiated with terrorists, and the terrorists won.
Countries will no longer believe criticism of human rights is done out of conscience rather than political pressure.
John Kerry has hinted at linking the end of the sanctions to Russia's help in ending the war in Syria.
Yet Moscow and Washington's views on the future of Syrian President Bashar-al Assad still diverge.
John Kerry’s promise of $861 million by 2020 marks a final push by the United States to reach a global climate deal.
The negotiations Kerry brokered in 2013-2014 should form the basis of a U.N. Security Council settlement.