5:34 am - Tuesday October 24, 2017

North America

Latest News on North America
Kerry shows optimism on Israel-Palestinian peace talks
Kerry shows optimism on Israel-Palestini...

Kerry shows optimism on Israel-Palestinian peace talks

Jerusalem – US Secretary of State John Kerry exhibited Friday optimism on the Mideast peace talks at the end of his trip to Israel, saying “Israel and the Palestinians are closer to a peace agreement than they have been in years”. Kerry conclu! ded a two-day visit to Israel, meant... read more »

Both Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would make great presidents: Barack Obama
Both Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would...

Both Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would make great presidents: Barack Obam...

Washington – US President Barack Obama has said that both Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make outstanding candidates and possess the much-needed qualities to assume the high office. “Both Hillary and Joe — would make outstanding... read more »

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM
US says China air defence zone unaccepta...

US says China air defence zone unacceptable, shouldn’t be implemented

Washington – The White House said on Thursday that China’s new air defence zone over the East China Sea was “unacceptable” and urged Beijing not to implement it, but stopped short of calling for it to rescind its declaration. Keeping up US criticism, White House spokesman... read more »

Snowden leaks have identified areas of concerns: Obama
Snowden leaks have identified areas of c...

Snowden leaks have identified areas of concerns: Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama has acknowledged that leaks by whistleblower Edward Snowden have identified some areas of legitimate concerns with regard to privacy of citizens while highly sensationalising other issues. “The way this (classified documents leaked by Snowden) has been reported —... read more »

More from North America

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Washington – US President Barack Obama has named Christine Fox, the former chief programme and budget analyst with the department of defence, to serve as Pentagon’s acting... read more »

US condemns shelling of Russian embassy in Damascus

US condemns shelling of Russian embassy in Damascus

Washington – The Obama administration has denounced the shelling of the Russian embassy Thursday in the Syrian capital of Damascus, calling for all perpetrators to be held... read more »

Syrian chemical weapons disposal plan to be released next week: UN

U.S. plans to destroy Syrian chemical weapons at sea

Washington – The United States is planning to destroy some of Syria’s deadliest chemical weapons in international waters aboard a government-owned ship. The Obama administration... read more »

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to discredit them: Report

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to discredit them: Report

Washington – The documents revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have reportedly indicated that the US’ spy agency allegedly spied on the porn habits of Islamist radicals in... read more »

Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White House

Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White House

Washington – US President Barack Obama Wednesday called King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to discuss the negotiations over Iranian nuclear programme. The kingdom had expressed... read more »