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.