Sunday, April 30, 2017

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Toughness On Iran Nuclear Program

U.S. lawmakers are demanding President Barack Obama ensure Iran never gains the ability to build a nuclear bomb. A total of 83 of the Senate's...

Biden Visits Lithuania Over Ukraine Crisis

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Lithuania as he continues a two-day regional trip to assure NATO allies of Washington's support in the...

Top U.S. Diplomat Visiting Tashkent

A top U.S. diplomat is paying a four-day visit to Uzbekistan. The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent said on March 17 that Fatema Sumar, U.S. deputy assistant secretary...

One Phone Call, Two Perspectives: A Conversation Between Putin And Obama

A few decades from now, the U.S. National Archives will  release tapes of the recent phone calls between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian...

EU, U.S. Agree Sanctions Against Russians, Ukrainians

The United States and European Union have announced sanctions aimed at punishing a handful of Russians and Ukrainians for their roles in destabilizing Ukraine,...

U.S., Russia Fail To Bridge Differences Over Crimea

Russia says Moscow and Washington have divergent views on Ukraine as the United States warned it would not recognize the outcome of a referendum...

McCain Wants Faster NATO Integration Of Georgia, Moldova

U.S. Senator John McCain has called for the faster integration of Georgia and Moldova into the structures of NATO amid the ongoing crisis in...
Yemeni troops are seen near the Mudia town

Six suspected Qaeda militants killed in Yemen: tribes

ADEN (AFP) - (AFP) - An air strike Wednesday in Yemen's southern restive province of Abyan killed six suspected Al-Qaeda fighters, a tribal source...
Zico has agreed to coach Iraq's national team

Brazil legend Zico set to take charge of Iraq

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - (AFP) - Brazil great Zico is set to take over as coach of the Iraq national team, the sports...
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas

Abbas ‘to meet top US official in Doha’

DOHA (AFP) - (AFP) - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will on Tuesday meet the US Assistant Secretary for Near East Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, in...