Reuters | Saturday May 18, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry will attend talks on Syria in Amman on Wednesday, the State Department said, as major powers try to bring the Syrian government and opposition to peace talks in June.
Associated Press | Friday May 17, 2013
President Barack Obama is defending investigations into government leaks, saying they are necessary for national security.
Reuters | Friday May 17, 2013
The US government on Thursday blacklisted four Syrian government ministers, an airline and a television station it said helped the Assad government in its two-year crackdown on opposition forces.
Thursday May 16, 2013
Cisco Systems led the Dow Jones industrial average slightly higher Thursday after the technology company reported higher sales. Mixed corporate earnings and economic reports kept the major stock indexes flipping between slight gains and losses.
Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
The US government believes a Chinese missile launch this week was the first test of a new interceptor that could be used to destroy a satellite in orbit, one US defense official told Reuters on Wednesday.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 14, 2013
The US administration filed a last-ditch bid on Monday to delay a court ruling which would allow girls and young women to buy the morning after pill without a prescription.
Monday May 13, 2013
A strong dollar hit oil and gold prices on Monday, left German government bonds near their lowest level in a month and kept European and Asian shares at five-year highs.
Agence France-Presse | Monday May 13, 2013
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif looks set to be a pragmatic ally of Washington, unlikely to end the war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban as he seeks to focus on fixing the economy.
Reuters | Monday May 13, 2013
The habitats of many common plants and animals will shrink dramatically this century unless governments act quickly to cut rising greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said on Sunday after studying 50,000 species around the world.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 12, 2013
In perhaps the most dramatic outcome of Pakistan's elections, Imran Khan's party has won power in the northwest, putting to the ultimate test the former cricket star's anti-US rhetoric and calls for peace talks with the Taliban.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013
The United States is working with the Indian Government to streamline the latter's education visa, which is being considered as a major hindrance for American students wanting to go to the country for education, a top Obama Administration official ha...
Agence France-Presse | Friday May 10, 2013
US President Barack Obama will visit Berlin next month for wide-ranging talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, a German government spokesman said on Friday.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 9, 2013
US troops will stay in Afghanistan after 2014 "only at the invitation" of the Afghan government, and Washington is not seeking permanent bases there, a White House spokesman said Thursday.
Associated Press | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyber attacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the US, lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the issue.
Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them. Intolerance has been on the rise for the past five years under Pakistan's democratically elected government because of the growing violence of Islamic radicals, who are...