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We will not see the likes of Mandela again: Obama
We will not see the likes of Mandela aga...

We will not see the likes of Mandela again: Obama

Describing himself as one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela, US President Barack Obama mourned the death on Friday of the South African anti-apartheid icon and said that the world was unlikely to see a leader like him again. “I am one of the countless millions who... read more »

'Some progress' made in peace talks: John Kerry
‘Some progress’ made in peac...

‘Some progress’ made in peace talks: John Kerry

Jerusalem – US Secretary of State John Kerry said here Thursday that despit! e reports to the contrary, there is “some progress” in the talks between Israel and the Palestinians. Kerry said that regarding Iran, the US is “committed to Israel’s safety” and that it... read more »

Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN
Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic cla...

Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Johannesburg – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has ordered the inclusion of the North Pole in the country’s Arctic claim, following a UN submission draft report proposal to exclude it from the boundaries. Canada will meet the December 6 deadline for filing an application to the... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information
NSA gathering 5bn cellphone records dail...

NSA gathering 5bn cellphone records daily, Snowden documents reveal

Washington – The National Security Agency is reportedly gathering nearly five billion records a day on the whereabouts of cell phones globally. The move enabled the agency to track the movements of individuals and map their relationships in ways that would have been previously... read more »

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CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders post 9/11

CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders post 9/11

London – The CIA turned some terror suspects, who were rounded up and delivered to the Guantanamo Bay military prison Cuba in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, into double agents. The... read more »

US defies Chinese restrictions by flying bombers over Senkaku islands

US defies Chinese restrictions by flying bombers over Senkaku islands

Washington – The United States has reportedly flown two B-52 bombers over the disputed Senkaku Islands as part of a training exercise amid increased tensions in the sensitive... read more »

US school shooter obsessed with mass murders

US school shooter obsessed with mass murders

Washington – A report on the December 2012 “massacre of the innocents” at a US elementary school says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but failed to find... read more »

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against 'tough talk and bluster'

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against ‘tough talk and bluster’

London – President Barack Obama has defended the breakthrough deal between Iran and world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme. Obama however acknowledged that obstacles... read more »

Obama assuages Netanyahu on Iran post 'historic blunder' remarks

Obama assuages Netanyahu on Iran post ‘historic blunderR...

Washington – President Barack Obama has reaffirmed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on working out a comprehensive solution for preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, after... read more »