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WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Yemen appears to be the center of growing concern about a major terrorist attack, an intelligence official in the North African nation told CNN.
U.S. ambassador to Pakistan resigning

U.S. ambassador to Pakistan resigning

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 8 (UPI) -- Cameron Munter has told staff members in Islamabad he is leaving his position as U.S. ambassador to Pakistan this summer.

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Hill confirmed as U.S. envoy to Iraq

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WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Diplomacy veteran Christopher Hill has been confirmed as the next U.S. ambassador to Iraq.

State: Hill qualified for Iraq post

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- Christopher Hill would be an "excellent" envoy to Iraq despite several Republican senators saying otherwise, a U.S. State Department spokesman said Friday.
Hill choice as U.S. ambassador to Iraq

Hill choice as U.S. ambassador to Iraq

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Career diplomat Christopher Hill, chief negotiator in the North Korea denuclearization talks, will be nominated as U.S. ambassador to Iraq, officials said.

Hill rejects N. Korea envoy job

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Christopher Hill, the Bush administration's envoy in the six-party talks, has declined an offer to be an envoy to North Korea.

Hill hopeful on N. Korea nuclear talks

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Although the latest North Korean denuclearization talks hit an impasse, the chief U.S. negotiator says they could resume before President Bush leaves office.
U.S., N. Korea discuss nuke verification

U.S., N. Korea discuss nuke verification

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. and North Korean diplomats discussed denuclearization of the Korean peninsula Friday in advance of next week's formal meeting, the State Department said.

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Chief U.S. nuclear envoy Christopher Hill said Friday he had "substantive" talks with North Korea over nuclear disarmament, but no breakthrough was reported.
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U.S. resumes talks with North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. envoy Christopher Hill was in North Korea Wednesday for negotiations aimed at rescuing a nuclear disarmament deal with Pyongyang.

U.S. diplomat to discuss N. Korea's nukes

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- North Korea's resumption of nuclear activities will be discussed during a mission to the Koreas, China and Japan, the U.S. State Department said Monday.

Japan, U.S. stress coordination

TOKYO, June 20 (UPI) -- Japan and the United States stressed the need for closer coordination following the resumption of the six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear disarmament.
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Christopher Hill
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill holds a press conference at his hotel in Beijing, China on February 11, 2007. Hill spoke on international talks to persuade North Korea to dismantle its nuclear program. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)

Christopher John Hill (born 10 October 1945), is the Bishop of Guildford (from 2004) and the Clerk of the Closet in the Ecclesiastical Household of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom from 2005.

Hill was educated at Sebright School and at King's College London (BD, MTh, AKC). He served his first curacy at Tividale in the diocese of Lichfield from 1969 to 1973; he was then curate of Codsall from 1973 to 1974. From 1974 to 1981 he was the Archbishop of Canterbury's Assistant Chaplain for Foreign Relations and from 1982 to 1989 his Secretary for Ecumenical Affairs. From 1982 to 1989 he was also an Honorary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral. From 1987 to 1996 he was a chaplain to the Queen. In 1989 he became a canon residentiary and Precentor of St Paul's Cathedral, London. Prior to his current appointment, he had been the Bishop Suffragan of Stafford, Lichfield diocese, from 1996.

He has been continuously involved in ecumenical affairs throughout his ministry. From 1974-1981 he was Co-Secretary of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission.

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