U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, May 29, shortly after Buhari's inauguration in Abuja, Nigeria.
Kerry is welcomed by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the presidential residence of Bocharov Ruchey in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday, May 12.
Kerry speaks with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Diaoyutai State Guest House on May 16 in Beijing. Kerry is urging China to halt increasingly assertive actions it is taking in the South China Sea.
Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni, from left, Luebeck's Mayor Bernd Saxe, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Kerry take a boat cruise during a meeting of G-7 foreign ministers in Luebeck, Germany, on April 15. The foreign ministers met to discuss global political and security issues ahead of a G-7 summit to take place in June 2015 in southern Germany.
Kerry rides his bike on March 16, during a break in talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, about Iran's nuclear program.
Kerry listens to a talk during the 51st Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on February 8. The Ukraine conflict, ISIS jihadists and the wider "collapse of the global order" occupied the world's security community at the annual meeting.
Kerry walks off the plane at Kiev Boryspil International Airport in Kiev, Ukraine, on February 5. His visit came as international pressure grew for an immediate halt to surging violence.
Kerry walks with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in Paris on January 16 through a memorial to the victims killed in the attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Kerry and U.S. President Barack Obama meet with Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, on November 12, 2014, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
During a tour of the Berlin Wall memorial on October 22, 2014, in Berlin, Kerry and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, chat with Regina Webert-Lehmann, who in 1989 fled from communist East Germany in her Trabant car (pictured) to Hungary shortly before revolutions swept Eastern Europe. Kerry and Steinmeier met with students and walked along a still-standing portion of the wall that divided East and West Berlin and whose fall 25 years ago marked the end of the Cold War.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, from left, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid al-Sabah, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Kerry, Omani Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa and Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil stand together for a photo of the Gulf Cooperation Council and regional partners on September 11, 2014, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Kerry and regional counterparts discused forming a coalition to support an American campaign against ISIS jihadists in Syria and Iraq.