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  • Iraq, Ferguson Crisis Pull Barack Obama Back to Washington From Vacation

    Iraq, Ferguson Crisis Pull Barack Obama Back to Washington From Vacation

    President Barack Obama returned to Washington just after midnight on Monday for a break from a summer vacation, during which airstrikes in Iraq and street clashes in the state of Missouri intruded on his golf and beach plans.

  • Indian-Origin Graduate Student Measures Rare Black Hole

    Indian-Origin Graduate Student Measures Rare Black Hole

    A team of astronomers led by a student of Indian origin claims it has succeeded in accurately measuring - and thus confirming the existence of - a black hole about 400 times the mass of our sun in a galaxy 12 million light years from Earth.

  • Imran Khan Aims High in Pakistan's Power Game

    Imran Khan Aims High in Pakistan's Power Game

    Cricket hero Imran Khan rode a wave of discontent to finally break through as a serious player in Pakistani politics at last year's election.

  • Barack Obama on Family Vacation with Just Part of Family

    Barack Obama on Family Vacation with Just Part of Family

    President Barack Obama started his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard with just one of his daughters, and he may leave with just one of his daughters when the two-week getaway ends next weekend. In a first for Obama family summ...

  • Name of Muslim Group in Myanmar Goes Unspoken

    Name of Muslim Group in Myanmar Goes Unspoken

    Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid. To heap on the indignity, Myanmar's government is pressuring foreign officials not to speak the gro...

  • Obama Takes a Break From Vacation, Heads Back to White House

    Obama Takes a Break From Vacation, Heads Back to White House

    President Barack Obama planned a break in the middle of his vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for unspecified meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers.

  • Explosions And Gunfire: A US Police Raid Gone Wrong

    Explosions And Gunfire: A US Police Raid Gone Wrong

    Cheye Calvo was at home in his underwear in the US state of Maryland when police in commando gear stormed in, shooting his dogs with machine guns and throwing his mother-in-law to the floor.

  • Russian Accused of Hacking Detained by US Until Trial Begins

    Russian Accused of Hacking Detained by US Until Trial Begins

    A Russian accused of hacking U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data has been ordered by a Washington State judge to be held pending his trial in October, citing risks that he could flee the country, prosecutors said.

  • US Working on Ambitious Roadmap for PM Modi-Obama Meeting: Top Official

    US Working on Ambitious Roadmap for PM Modi-Obama Meeting: Top Official

    The US is looking forward to a "very substantive and consequential" visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington later next month and is working on a "pretty ambitious roadmap" for his bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama, a top Ameri...

  • At End of Round-The-World Trip, John Kerry's Plane Breaks Down in Hawaii

    At End of Round-The-World Trip, John Kerry's Plane Breaks Down in Hawaii

    The globe-trotting US Secretary of State John Kerry was forced to catch a commercial flight on Thursday after his US Air Force plane encountered technical difficulties before takeoff from Hawaii at the end of a nine-day round-the-world trip.

  • John Kerry Says Constructive Relations With China Needed for Regional Stability

    John Kerry Says Constructive Relations With China Needed for Regional Stability

    A constructive relationship between Washington and Beijing is necessary to maintaining regional stability despite China's behavior in the South China Sea, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday at the end of an eight-day trip to Asia.

  • PM Modi Will Not Address the US Congress. Here's Why.

    PM Modi Will Not Address the US Congress. Here's Why.

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be addressing the US Congress when he visits Washington DC in September for a summit with President Barack Obama.

  • Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to Party and Maybe Even Hug

    Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to Party and Maybe Even Hug

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is making her presence felt on President Barack Obama's summer vacation - in more ways than one.

  • Over 300 Indo-US Organisations Join Hands to Welcome PM Modi

    Over 300 Indo-US Organisations Join Hands to Welcome PM Modi

    More than 300 Indo-American organisations from across the US have come together to give Narendra Modi a "historic public reception", when he comes to Washington on his maiden visits as India's Prime Minister in September.

  • United States Sends Another 130 Military Personnel to Iraq

    United States Sends Another 130 Military Personnel to Iraq

    The Obama administration has sent about 130 additional military personnel to Iraq, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Tuesday, as Washington seeks to help Iraq contain the threat posed by hardline militants from the Islamic State.

  • Nuri al-Maliki Spurned as Iraq President Nominates New PM

    Nuri al-Maliki Spurned as Iraq President Nominates New PM

    Iraq moved closer to ending Nuri al-Maliki's stubborn grip on power when his own political clan spurned him for another prime minister called to save the country from breakup.

  • Beijing Hits Out at US South China Sea Proposal

    Beijing Hits Out at US South China Sea Proposal

    Beijing accused the US of deliberately stoking tensions in the South China Sea as it rejected Washington's proposal for a freeze on provocative actions in the region, the foreign ministry said Monday.

  • US Gurdwaras Meet to Chart Grassroots Strategy

    US Gurdwaras Meet to Chart Grassroots Strategy

    Representatives from more than 50 Gurdwaras in the United States are gathering in Washington this week for a national meeting to chart grassroots strategy that will raise the profile of Sikhs in the country.

  • John Kerry Vows Support for Myanmar as it Faces 'Challenges'

    John Kerry Vows Support for Myanmar as it Faces 'Challenges'

    US Secretary of State John Kerry today said Myanmar faced "significant challenges" in its democratic transition but pledged Washington's support as the former pariah moves towards "benchmark" elections.

  • Barack Obama Leaves Washington for Massachusetts Island Vacation

    Barack Obama Leaves Washington for Massachusetts Island Vacation

    President Barack Obama on Saturday left Washington for his familiar spot on Martha's Vineyard for a two-week summer vacation, which comes as the U.S. is engaged in airstrikes against Islamic militant targets in Iraq.

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