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Curbs on NSA Spying on UN Headquarters (Barack Obama Orders)

Curbs on NSA Spying on UN Headquarters (Barack Obama Orders)

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:03

US President Barack Obama recently ordered the National Security Agency to curtail eavesdropping on the United Nations headquarters in New York as part of a review of U.S. electronic surveillance, according to a U.S. official familiar with the decision. [caption id="attachment_33118" align="alignright" width="315"]...

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Guantanamo Lawyers Want Barack Obama to Declassify CIA Prison Program

Guantanamo Lawyers Want Barack Obama to Declassify CIA Prison Program

Saturday, October 26, 2013 10:45

Attorneys for five Guantanamo prisoners charged with plotting the September 11, 2001, attacks have asked President Barack Obama to declassify the CIA program that subjected the defendants to interrogation techniques that have been described as torture. [caption id="attachment_33047" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Nawaz Raises Drones with Obama Amid Bilateral Gains (White House Meeting)

Nawaz Raises Drones with Obama Amid Bilateral Gains (White House Meeting)

Thursday, October 24, 2013 9:22

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called on US President Barack Obama to end drone strikes, which are widely unpopular in his country, during a meeting in the White House on Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_32987" align="alignright" width="403"]...

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PM Nawaz Sharif Meets Barack Obama to Discus vital Issues

PM Nawaz Sharif Meets Barack Obama to Discus vital Issues

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 11:00

Eyeing to put the troubled Pak-US relations back on track, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will call on US President Barack Obama today at White House to discuss a wide array of issues including Kashmir dispute and Afghan peace process as well as matters of mutual interest, media reported ...

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Barack Obama Pledges Diplomacy with Iran

Barack Obama Pledges Diplomacy with Iran

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:20

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday cautiously embraced overtures from Iran's new president as the basis for a possible nuclear deal, but a failed effort to arrange a simple handshake between the two leaders underscored entrenched distrust that will be hard to overcome. [caption id="attachment_32417" align="alignright" width="315"]...

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Barack Obama Vows to Explore Russian Offer on Syria

Barack Obama Vows to Explore Russian Offer on Syria

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:58

U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to pursue a diplomatic initiative from Russia over Syria's chemical weapons on Tuesday but voiced skepticism about it and urged Americans to support his threat to use military force. [caption id="attachment_32177" align="alignnone" width="450"] Barack Obama[/caption]...

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Syria Debate Hits Close to Home for Obama

Syria Debate Hits Close to Home for Obama

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 17:40

President Barack Obama's soul searching about possible military force against Syria has included consultation not only with international allies and Congress but perhaps his most important sounding board - his family. [caption id="attachment_32165" align="alignright" width="315"] Barack Obama[/caption]...

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Barack Obama Growing Isolated on Syria as Support Wanes

Barack Obama Growing Isolated on Syria as Support Wanes

Monday, September 9, 2013 10:45

White House efforts to convince the US Congress to back military action against Syria are not only failing, they seem to be stiffening the opposition. [caption id="attachment_32082" align="alignright" width="360"] Barack Obama[/caption] That was the assessment on Sunday, ...

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Nelson Mandela Improving as Barack Obama Lands in South Africa

Nelson Mandela Improving as Barack Obama Lands in South Africa

Saturday, June 29, 2013 11:12

US President Barack Obama arrived in South Africa on Friday to pay homage to his hero Nelson Mandela, who was said to be showing "great improvement" in hospital. [caption id="attachment_31633" align="alignnone" width="472"] Barack Obama Lands in South ...

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Obama Expected to Pick James Comey as Next FBI Chief

Obama Expected to Pick James Comey as Next FBI Chief

Thursday, May 30, 2013 10:56

President Barack Obama is expected to nominate former Justice Department official James Comey as his next head of the FBI, a source said on Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_31007" align="alignright" width="270"] James Comey[/caption] If confirmed by the Senate, Comey, a Republican, ...

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