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  • US Military May Move Niger Drone Base to Sahara Desert City

    US Military May Move Niger Drone Base to Sahara Desert City

    The United States is preparing a possible redeployment of its drones in Niger to set up a forward base in the Sahara closer to Islamist militants blamed for attacks across the region, U.S. military and Defense Department officials said.

  • Iran Dramatically Shifts Iraq Policy to Confront Islamic State

    Iran Dramatically Shifts Iraq Policy to Confront Islamic State

    As pressure built up for Nouri al Maliki to step down from the prime minister post in Iraq last month, Iran, his most ardent supporter stayed surprisingly silent as top Iranian officials worked to get him out.

  • Why Indian-American Frank Islam Got a Call from Obama

    Why Indian-American Frank Islam Got a Call from Obama

    One fine morning this summer, Indian-American Frank Islam received an unexpected call from the US President, Barack Obama.

  • A Million People at Risk as Somalia Slides Towards Famine: UN

    A Million People at Risk as Somalia Slides Towards Famine: UN

    Over a million people in war-torn Somalia are struggling in conditions close to famine, with hunger and drought due to worsen, United Nations experts said on Tuesday.

  • Marijuana's Hazy Contribution To Highway Deaths in US

    Marijuana's Hazy Contribution To Highway Deaths in US

    Public officials and safety advocates worry there will be more drivers high on pot and a big increase in traffic deaths as states in the United States liberalise marijuana laws.

  • Indian-Born Researcher at Stanford Wins Prestigious Award

    Indian-Born Researcher at Stanford Wins Prestigious Award

    Himanshu Asnani, 27, an Indian-born mathematics researcher at Stanford University Electrical Engineering School in the US, is the winner of the Marconi Society Paul Baran young scholar award for 2014.

  • Groom, 2 Others charged after wedding brawl in United States

    Groom, 2 Others charged after wedding brawl in United States

    A western Pennsylvania groom spent his wedding night in the back of a police car after allegedly harassing a waitress at the reception then resisting arrest after an altercation with the pregnant woman's boyfriend.

  • Russia's Gains Cloud Obama's Assurances To Baltics

    Russia's Gains Cloud Obama's Assurances To Baltics

    For the second time this year, President Barack Obama is traveling to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.

  • In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help

    In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help

    The three had been interviewed before in orchestrated televised appearances in which they expressed contrition and asked the United States for help.

  • US Urges Israel to Reverse Palestinian Land-Grab Plan

    US Urges Israel to Reverse Palestinian Land-Grab Plan

    Israel faced increasing pressure on Monday, including from the United States, after saying it plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank.

  • US Jets Strike Jihadists Around Iraqi Dam

    US Jets Strike Jihadists Around Iraqi Dam

    The United States carried out another round of air strikes Monday against militants from the so-called Islamic States battling Iraqi and Kurdish forces near a major dam in northern Iraq.

  • Now US Postage Stamp on Late Nageswara Rao

    Now US Postage Stamp on Late Nageswara Rao

    The Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) has announced that the United States Postal Service (USPA) will honour Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) by issuing a postage stamp on the occasion of the late legendary Indian actor's 91st birth anniversary Septem...

  • Both Sides Guilty of Atrocities in Iraq Fight: UN Debate

    Both Sides Guilty of Atrocities in Iraq Fight: UN Debate

    Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.

  • Motorola 'Shamu' Nexus X Arrives in India; Moto X+1 Gets Pictured: Reports

    Motorola 'Shamu' Nexus X Arrives in India; Moto X+1 Gets Pictured: Reports

    The Zauba listing includes two Motorola 'Shamu' smartphones shipped from the United States on August 20.

  • Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan: Government

    Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan: Government

    An outbreak of dengue fever in Japan -- the first since World War II -- has affected at least 22 people, the government said on Monday, with all cases believed to be linked to a Tokyo park.

  • Islamic State Group Wants To Hit United States: US Lawmakers

    Islamic State Group Wants To Hit United States: US Lawmakers

    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, two U.S. lawmakers are warning.

  • Indian-Americans Pay a Price for Running Convenience Stores

    Indian-Americans Pay a Price for Running Convenience Stores

    Back in 2006, Joe Biden, then a Senate candidate ran into trouble for a remark that "you cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent."

  • At Gateway to Hamptons, Ku Klux Klan Advertises for New Members

    At Gateway to Hamptons, Ku Klux Klan Advertises for New Members

    All along the bucolic back roads of this blue-collar gateway to the more opulent Hamptons, residents agree: There is nothing sophisticated about the Ku Klux Klan's continuing drive to recruit new members.

  • US and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle

    US and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle

    With U.S. bombs raining down from the sky, Shiite militia fighters aligned with Iran battled Sunni extremists during the weekend, punching through their defenses to break the weekslong siege of Amerli, a cluster of farming villages whose Shiite resid...

  • Obama to Spell Out Message to Putin on Former Soviet Land

    Obama to Spell Out Message to Putin on Former Soviet Land

    Setting the stage for a NATO summit dominated by the worst East - West tensions in decades, United States President Barack Obama will go to Estonia this week with a simple message for Russian President Vladimir Putin -- don't mess with NATO's ex-Sovi...

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