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  • Iran Hits Back After West Chastises Tehran on Rights

    Iran Hits Back After West Chastises Tehran on Rights

    Iran defended its human rights record on Friday, striking back at the West for its criticism about a woman hanged for murder in an alleged rape case.

  • Myanmar's Leaders Seek to Revive Peace Talks, Maintain Reforms

    Myanmar's Leaders Seek to Revive Peace Talks, Maintain Reforms

    Myanmar's political and ethnic leaders agreed on Friday to work together on reforms and peace talks ahead of a 2015 election after U.S. President Barack Obama urged the government to make every effort to end ethnic conflict.

  • Scores of Indian-Americans Celebrate Chhath Pooja in United States

    Scores of Indian-Americans Celebrate Chhath Pooja in United States

    Scores of Indian-Americans, some even driving a few hundred miles, gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac river in the suburb of the US capital and celebrated the ancient Hindu festival of Chhath.

  • Sebastian Vettel may Skip United States Grand Prix Qualifying, Says Daniel Ricciardo

    Sebastian Vettel may Skip United States Grand Prix Qualifying, Says Daniel Ricciardo

    Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel may duck out of qualifying at this weekend's United States Grand Prix because of an enforced power unit change.

  • US Military Says Advisers Needed in Embattled Iraq Province

    US Military Says Advisers Needed in Embattled Iraq Province

    The United States needs to expand a limited advise-and-assist mission in Iraq into embattled Anbar province, where some Iraqi forces are isolated and in defensive positions against Islamic State, the top US military officer said on Thursday.

  • Rescuers Find 150 Cats at New York Home

    Rescuers Find 150 Cats at New York Home

    A US family is facing cruelty charges after 150 cats were found living in the walls and rooms of a rural home in horrendous conditions, an official said on Thursday.

  • Only Top Legislators Informed of White House Computer Attack

    Only Top Legislators Informed of White House Computer Attack

    An attack by hackers on a White House computer network earlier this month was considered so sensitive that only a small group of senior Congressional leaders were initially notified about it, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

  • Insults Against Israel PM 'Disgraceful, Damaging': John Kerry

    Insults Against Israel PM 'Disgraceful, Damaging': John Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry hit out on Thursday at reported insults by an American official against the Israeli prime minister, saying it was "disgraceful, unacceptable and damaging."

  • Iran Wants Sanctions Lifted as Part of Nuclear Deal: Official

    Iran Wants Sanctions Lifted as Part of Nuclear Deal: Official

    Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted as part of a deal on its contested nuclear programme by a November deadline, a top official said on Wednesday.

  • Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine in US

    Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine in US

    A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise on Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride.

  • Obama Campaigns for Governors in Six States

    Obama Campaigns for Governors in Six States

    President Barack Obama, whose slumping popularity is a drag on fellow Democrats in the congressional races, is sprinting state to state this week on behalf of six Democrat governor candidates whose chances are not as linked to national issues.

  • United States Praises China's Growing Role in Afghanistan

    United States Praises China's Growing Role in Afghanistan

    The United States welcomed China's growing role in trying to ensure Afghanistan's stability on Thursday, saying a Beijing conference of foreign ministers on Afghan reconstruction this week shows its commitment to the region as Western troops pull out...

  • Global Fight Against Ebola Grows But Far From Won, Says US Envoy

    Global Fight Against Ebola Grows But Far From Won, Says US Envoy

    US envoy Samantha Power said she will return from West Africa to the United States and the United Nations on Thursday with a message of "hope and possibility" that the global response to the Ebola outbreak is working, but more resources are needed.

  • Lewis Hamilton Seeks to Divert Attention From F1's Problems

    Lewis Hamilton Seeks to Divert Attention From F1's Problems

    Lewis Hamilton will bid to divert attention from Formula One's looming financial crisis by seeking his fifth consecutive race win at this weekend's United States Grand Prix.

  • Canada's Plan to Defang Would-be Jihadists at Home

    Canada's Plan to Defang Would-be Jihadists at Home

    Canadian law enforcement officials plan to use counseling to help stop would-be jihadists and could even help them find jobs - an effort that has added urgency after two armed men killed two soldiers in separate attacks in Canada last week.

  • Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fumes at Reported US Slur

    Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fumes at Reported US Slur

    An anonymous U.S. official's reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit", or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli leader - no stranger to acrimony with the Obama administration.

  • US Soldiers' Ebola Quarantine in Italy Causes Alarm

    US Soldiers' Ebola Quarantine in Italy Causes Alarm

    The decision to put a dozen American soldiers returning from Liberia into quarantine for Ebola at their base near Venice rather than in the United States sparked controversy in Italy on Wednesday.

  • Indian-American Krishna Bansal Seeks Election to Illinois House

    Indian-American Krishna Bansal Seeks Election to Illinois House

    Most Indian-Americans vote for the Democratic Party and contest elections on that platform. Bucking this trend, an Indian-American is contesting for the Illinois House of Representatives as a Republican.

  • New York's Rules to Let Travellers Pick Site for Isolation

    New York's Rules to Let Travellers Pick Site for Isolation

    Offering the first detailed account of how New York state's quarantine order for travelers returning from West Africa will be put into effect, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's administration has issued guidelines that go beyond federal recommendations but seek...

  • Indian-Origin Sex Predator Worked as Radiologist in New Zealand

    Indian-Origin Sex Predator Worked as Radiologist in New Zealand

    A runaway Indian-origin child sex predator from the US on bail worked as a radiologist in New Zealand's capital city, a media report said on Tuesday.

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