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US Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

US Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:39

The US national aviation authority lifted a ban on American flights to Israel late Wednesday, but warned of a "very fluid situation" amid intense fighting in the Gaza Strip. [caption id="attachment_38249" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Buddhist Group says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline monks Visa

Buddhist Group says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline monks Visa

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:13

[caption id="attachment_37779" align="alignright" width="360"] Buddhist Group[/caption] The United States cancelled the visa given to a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk heading a hardline group accused of involvement in violence against Sri Lanka's minority Muslims, an official of the group ...

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US Names Two Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders Global Terrorists

US Names Two Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders Global Terrorists

Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:04

The United States on Wednesday designated the finance chief and a senior public relations official of Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba as "global terrorists," placing tight economic sanctions on the two. The US Treasury said ...

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US will help but Iraq Must Mend Divisions (Barack Obama)

US will help but Iraq Must Mend Divisions (Barack Obama)

Saturday, June 14, 2014 11:15

US President Barack Obama said Friday that he is examining options short of sending ground troops to help Iraq counter a Sunni extremist offensive, but warned the country must heal its own divisions. [caption id="attachment_37538" align="alignnone" width="600"] Barack Obama[/caption] "We ...

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US Encourages Pak-India Dialogue

US Encourages Pak-India Dialogue

Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:02

[caption id="attachment_37481" align="alignright" width="360"] US Encourages[/caption] As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif drew his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's attention to the importance of resolving disputes peacefully for economic uplift of the people, the United States Wednesday welcomed the steps ...

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US Confrims that an American Citizen had Carried out Suicide Bombing in Syria

US Confrims that an American Citizen had Carried out Suicide Bombing in Syria

Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:01

An American citizen fighting for a hardline militant group had carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Syria, US officials confirmed Friday, in the first such case in the war. [caption id="attachment_37356" align="alignright" width="307"]...

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US will Not Attend Narendra Modi Inauguration

US will Not Attend Narendra Modi Inauguration

Thursday, May 22, 2014 11:41

The United States on Wednesday welcomed hopes of better ties between India and Pakistan as Indian prime minister-elect Narendra Modi invited Pakistan’s premier Nawaz Sharif to his swearing-in, which the US said it will not attend. [caption id="attachment_37326" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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US EU Slap Russia With Sanctions as Ukraine Violence Gushes

US EU Slap Russia With Sanctions as Ukraine Violence Gushes

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:35

The United States and Europe Monday hit Russia with fresh sanctions for failing to stop soaring tensions in Ukraine, where a pro-Moscow mayor was shot and badly wounded and rebels seized another town. [caption id="attachment_36945" align="alignright" width="384"] Vladimir ...

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Crimea votes to Join Russia by 93 Percent

Crimea votes to Join Russia by 93 Percent

Monday, March 17, 2014 10:25

An overwhelming 93 percent of Crimeans voted Sunday to become part of Russia in a referendum deemed illegal by the new authorities in Ukraine and most of the internatinal community, exit polls showed. [caption id="attachment_36056" align="alignnone" width="600"] Crimea votes[/caption] "Ninety-three ...

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How US and Europe can Punish Russia in Ukraine Conflict

How US and Europe can Punish Russia in Ukraine Conflict

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:38

The United States has a number of economic weapons to punish Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine, ranging from asset freezes to kicking Moscow out of the exclusive G8 group of countries, and President Barack Obama is focusing first on measures that would not require congressional action. [caption ...

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